Stencils and Faux Wallpaper
Want a one-of-a-kind look? Use a stencil for painting your walls. There are so many patterns to choose from or you can make your own. If you’re feeling adventurous, break out the painters tape and try a faux wallpaper design. Feeling extra adventurous? Freehand the faux wallpaper design. The examples below will wow you!
This is one of my favorite stencil projects that I have ever seen, an Ikat herringbone wall. Via Kurtz Corner
Easy to make happen herringbone wall, just a little bit of tape. Source Unknown
Another painterly herringbone Via Apartment Therapy
Painterly wallpapers can be done by hand, keep in mind perfection is not necessary ( not ideal even!)… See those colorful birds on the back wall? Well, they are actually wallpaper, but could be done free hand or with a stencil pretty easily like these ones below, only in different bright colors!!
Love how this looks like wallpaper (above) but is actually painted on! This was designed by Wright Design and Tracee G Design.
I love this abstract painted wallpaper idea too! Via Little Green Notebook
More abstract art walls also featured on Little Green Notebook.
Another great hand drawn wallpapers! Via Dykast
A simple paint stamp. Source Unknown
This make be tile, bit I think you can take the dot idea from above a little further, try it to creat a larger patten instead of lines. Via VT Interiors
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Another single stripe of Stencil Source Unknown
We can’t all afford a brand new back splash… or can we? The faux subway tile back splash would be cool in your kitchen, laundry room or bathroom! Featured on Remodelaholic here. by Sweet Parrish Place
This simple painterly stencil can do one whole wall in about an hour or less, believe me I know!…
This handmade stencil looks great in this entry! See how you can do it yourself!
I love this simple modern stencil border, it would make a great back splash in a kitchen, and you won’t believe what she used to create it…hint we all have one of these for free! Featured on Remodelaholic right here. by House Tweaking
Speaking of Faux Bois, what about an entire wall done to look like rustic wood… LOVE! Via Traditional Home.
Or try it in a non traditional color! Via Houzz
All you need is one of these and little know how: Faux Bois Tip post
Love this birch painted wall look by Fresh Crush
Large scale Animal print Via Paint a Lifestyle
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IN THIS POST:
page 1: striped and wavy walls
page 2: ombre/colorwash/colorblock walls
page 3: stenciled walls and faux wallpaper
page 4: faux painted molding
page 5: murals and artsy walls
page 6: patterned and geometric walls
page 7: chalkboard and typography accent wall ideas
page 8: ceilings