This elegant Spring Songbirds Stencil is perfect for quick and easy wall decorating. Try this stencil for your next DIY wall decorating project! Perfect design idea for nursery decor, bedrooms, dining rooms and more.
Stencil sheet size 24"x36".
Single overlay stencil
Branch measures 31.5 long.
Stencil comes with illustrated detailed instructions and free small stencil ($4.95 value)
Reusable wall stencil, not a vinyl wall decal.
*Our Sturdy and Reusable stencils can be used again and again. One stencil can produce many images unlike 1 time use vinyl decals.
* You are not limited with your color choices. Choose any paint color you want to perfectly match your décor.
*Stencils will never damage your walls. No peeling, no glue residue, no worries.
* Unlike decals, stenciling is easy to touch-up, adjust or re-do. With most decals you get 1 chance to install it right.
* No artistic ability is needed to use a stencil. Plus you get the satisfaction of producing beautiful wall art. Even beginners get great results!
* Super economical! Stenciling is more cost effective than wallpaper, decals or faux finishes.
* Works on textured walls, floors, ceilings, furniture and fabric (see below for more detailed info).
* Custom sizes available on request.
* Free stencil with every order!
* Detailed illustrated Stenciling Instructions included.
If you compare our stencil thickness, size, design quality and prices, you will be amazed at the value that Cutting Edge Stencils offer!
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Also, you can watch our step-by-step stenciling VIDEOS on YouTube.
You'll find these short video tutorials extremely helpful for your stenciling project. Even beginners get great results!
This stencil is so easy to use, virtually anyone can do it. Simply tape the stencil to the wall using BLUE painter's tape, then load you foam roller with a paint of your choice (latex or acrylic). Then, roll the stencil applying medium pressure for an instant fabulous result! Transform your room in less than 1 hour!
If you wish, you can stencil birds in a different color using stencil brush for a more dramatic look. Also, add birds simply by stenciling more of them! This Branch stencil makes a stunning accent above the sofa or table, above the bed, in the bath or pretty much any wall space. Extend the length of the branch by overlapping it, use different colors - possibilities are endless. Use it over simple latex paint, plaster, faux finish background and even wallpaper if it is in decent condition.
You can stencil with acrylic or latex paint, stencil creams or fabric paint of your choice.
We find that it is not necessary to use spray adhesive with our stencils. However, if you want very crisp edges or are using high contrasting colors, please use it (Elmer's spray adhesive seems to be the best). I personally prefer just to attach pieces of blue painter's tape to secure the stencil, but for beginners it may be helpful to mist a stencil with spray adhesive just to make sure you get great results.
The stencil is reusable, and easy to clean. To clean, simply lay the stencil on a flat surface (like a baking tray) and lightly scrub with a dish washing brush under running water.
Got textured walls? No problem! If your walls have a light/medium texture, they are quite suitable for stenciling. With textured walls it is better to use a stencil brush. It’s especially important that you put very little paint on your brush, always off-load it on a paper towel, and use rubbing/dabbing motion while stenciling. Using a spray adhesive also helps a lot to prevent any seepage of paint under the stencils. But again, you'll not get any seepage with textured walls if you use very little paint on your brush. If you try using a foam roller, definitely use spray adhesive, ( we love Elmer’s) use very little paint and don't press hard on the roller to avoid seepage.
When stenciling on fabric, stencil adhesive is very helpful. First, tape your ironed fabric to the surface so it doesn't move around while you stencil. Use stencil brushes, or dense foam roller, and add some textile medium ( sold in craft stores) to your acrylic paint. You can also get a special fabric paint, but, frankly, good craft acrylics with a dollop of textile medium work just as well, and cost way less too! :) Let the stenciled image dry completely, 24 hours is best, then heat-set it by ironing the fabric for about 20 sec. ( more or less) on a LOW setting through the piece of cloth. Heat-setting will cure the paint and will prevent it from being washed off in the washing machine. Always experiment with a sample of your fabric first to ensure good results. I've stenciled on silk, cotton, linen and even sheer fabrics with great results. It's always better if your fabric doesn't have too much texture.
The stencil is designed and created by Cutting Edge Stencils out of durable 12 mil clear plastic stencil material. This material is strong but flexible, reusable and easy to clean. We love it so much more than standard 8 mil Mylar! It's not brittle, user friendly and just so easy to work with. In our many years of professional stenciling this material has proven to be far superior than any other stencil material we used. Our customers love it too (see feedback), and we are sure that you'll notice the difference!
Our stencils will last a long time and are a pleasure to use.
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