diy stenciled wood wall art
I'm participating in the 10 Days of Valentines challenge with Porch and Valspar paint whereby I was to create a diy project using marsala paint and a mystery item from Porch.
As you can see the mystery item was a stencil and this diy gal never uses stencils but I was up for the challenge.
I used the stencil in a tile like fashion to make this wood wall art which resembles a quilt. I love the intricate detail of the stencil and the delicate nature of the shapes.
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This project has a little Valentine's Day hint in the hearts that are part of the stencil pattern, I painted them gold for contrast.
As much as I love the detail of the stencil I felt the white edges were too harsh so I sanded them down a bit for a distressed look.
How to make stenciled wood wall art:
Step 1: Cut 1/4" plywood squares (mine are 5 1/2" square) and paint two coats Valspar Farimont Penthouse Garnet.
Step 2: Center the stencil and paint white (except the hearts paint gold).
Step 3: Drill small holes in the corners for wire.
Step 4: Sand to distress stencil a bit and clean edges of wood square.
Step 5: Slide wire through holes and twist at back to connect wood squares.
Step 6: Hang with command strips.
Be sure to visit these fellow bloggers to see the projects they came up with for 10 Days of Valentines:
Rustic Heart Wall Art @ Restoration Redoux
Cross Stitch Memo Board @ East Coast Creative
Flower Pot @ Simply Darrling
Marsala Furniture Makeover @ brepurposed
Hand Lettered Plywood Sign @ Persia Lou
Stenciled Bulletin Board @ DIY Playbook
Heart String Art @ Honeybear Lane
Stenciled Wood Wall Art @ That's My Letter
Abstract Heart with Rustic Frame @ Live Laugh Rowe