Stencils used to make me think of grapevines on grubby kitchen walls. But when I wanted to dress up my entryway, wallpaper was out of the question (out of the budget and out of the rules). So I went hunting. And I began to realize that stencils are one of God's greatest gifts to anyone with big taste and a little budget. Here is what I came up with using a $30 stencil and some leftover paint:
There is an updated world of beautiful stencils for all of us who love the drama of crisp contrasts and cool patterns. One of my favorite sources is Sunny's Goodtime Paints:
When I was ten I used to entertain myself with the delightful dilemma of how to decorate the tiny attic room that I wished was my bedroom. Since then my love for design has outgrown the size of my apartment, so this blog is a catch-all for the ingenious design I come across and want to share. It's inspiring to see how creative ideas (not big budgets) can turn a space into something beautiful and inviting. I hope you enjoy these as much as I do!