Stenciled Stripes are AWESOME, baby!

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Remember about 11 years ago, when I showed you how to Paint the Perfect Wall Stripes?

Yeah, well… I gave a little sneak peak of what I did, but I never actually showed you my stenciled stripes.

And when I started searching for the photographs, I came up with relatively zilch-oh.

And what I did find, were all from my Pre-Nikon-take-blog-pictures-with-my-cell-phone days.


But no matter… it is what it is, right?

And once we were done with the Perfect Wall Stripes, it looked blah.

I mean, yes… stripes ARE  awesome.

But I had this Covington Allover Stencil {which I won} just sitting there.

And we had a conversation, girl to girl…

And let me tell you… she’s terribly persuasive.



What a huge difference… from dark and scary…


To Oooo-la-la, baby!


I did manage to get that dark teal wall covered with Rain by Sherwin Williams.


And for a while, the red curtains went back up.

But they aren’t there now, baby…

I’ll get to that at some point.

And I pinky-promise, it won’t be another 11 years before I do.

I’ll be honest, stenciling these stripes took some patience, of which I have very little.  But this time, it was totally worth it.

Dontcha think?

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  1. this is such a cool idea, friend! i never would have thought to combine stripes and stencils! love it!

    1. Thank you so much, Cassie! It’s a good thing that Stencil was sitting right there staring me in the face, yo!

      Happy Wednesday, friend!

  2. Did you need more patience than your stairs? They look like I would need lots of patience for them so I am guessing I will never have cool stair treads or a stenciled wall.

    1. Thank you, girlie! And thank you for reminding how Phil Phillips was… I’m downloading him onto my mp3 player!

    1. Thank you so much, Kelly! I’m so glad my lazy-self actually listened to her.. it’a a freakin’ miracle, yo.

  3. Wow, this looks great! I love the pattern you have chosen with the soft blue – adorable!

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