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FolkArt Home Decor Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is FolkArt Home Decor Chalk?
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is an acrylic-based paint system that dries within minutes of application to an ultra matte finish. It is ideal for painting furniture and various home decor accessories such as frames, boxes, candle holders, bust statues, lamp bases and floral containers.

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk can be painted in a single layer or multiple layers of color which can then easily be distressed to reveal the original surface or a previous layer of color creating the distressed look which is popular in today’s decorating trends. This paint is for indoor use only.

What is so great about FolkArt Home Decor Chalk?
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is a unique, high quality acrylic paint that quickly dries to an ultra matte finish. This no-prep paint means that you can paint directly on virtually any surface without sanding, stripping, or priming first. The thick, self-leveling paint adheres to a variety of surfaces (including finished and unfinished wood, terra cotta, metal/tin, canvas, paper mache, plaster, glass, and ceramic) and can easily be applied in one coat. This paint was specially formulated to sand easily into a fine powder so it does not clog sandpaper, prolonging the life of your distressing materials, and the powder brushes off your surface easily. The rich, highly pigmented paints provide long-lasting color and beauty to any home decor project.

What is the difference between Chalkboard paint and FolkArt Home Decor Chalk?
Chalkboard paint, when applied to a variety of surfaces, will create chalkboards. Sticks of chalk can then be used to write on the chalkboards. For Chalkboard paint, please see FolkArt Chalkboard Paint. FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is an acrylic paint that dries within minutes to an ultra matte finish. Due to its thick consistency, this paint can be used in one quick and easy application to cover your project with one coat. It is easy to sand for a distressed look and has a beautiful satin finish after the wax is applied.

What is the difference between FolkArt Acrylic paint and FolkArt Home Decor Chalk?
FolkArt Acrylic paint is formulated as a premium, artist’s quality acrylic paint with superior hide and smooth, creamy consistency perfect for most art techniques such as brush strokework, blending and highlighting, or stenciling. FolkArt Acrylic paint will dry to a durable matte sheen. FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is formulated as high quality paint perfect for painting and distressing furniture and thrift store finds, as well as home Decor accessories. It is a heavily pigmented paint that does not require any project preparation such as priming, sanding or stripping. FolkArt Home Decor Chalk provides the DIY enthusiast an ultra matte chalky finish when dry which is easily sanded to distress using medium grit sandpaper. It will not “gum up” sandpaper making it easy to achieve a time-worn look.

What types of surfaces can I use FolkArt Home Decor Chalk on?
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk can be applied to many different types of surfaces such as finished and unfinished wood, terra cotta, metal/tin, canvas, paper mache and plaster. It can be applied to ceramic and glass surfaces, however, the paint is not dishwasher safe. Fabric surfaces can also be painted using FolkArt Home Decor Chalk, but the surface is not machine washable. When decorating glass, ceramic and fabric surfaces, your project should be used as a decorative accessory only to be lightly cleaned using a damp cloth when needed.

Do I need to prepare my project surface before applying FolkArt Home Decor Chalk?
The beauty of painting with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is that your surface does not require significant preparation such as sanding, stripping or priming the original finish which makes it the perfect paint to use when recycling or up-cycling a thrift store treasure!
When painting previously used furniture and home Decor accessories, simply clean the surface using a household glass cleaner to remove dirt, dust, or oil as necessary. Glass and ceramic surfaces should be wiped down using rubbing alcohol.

How much paint coverage will I achieve with one 8 fl. oz. bottle of FolkArt Home Decor Chalk?
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk will cover 1 to 2 square feet per ounce, depending on thickness of application. One 8 fl. oz. bottle of paint will cover up to 16 square feet.

Do I need to shake or stir FolkArt Home Decor Chalk before using?
Upon opening the bottle, stir well to fully incorporate the paint. Paint can be used directly from bottle or by pouring a small amount onto a foam plate as a palette.

My FolkArt Home Decor Chalk has clumps in it! What should I do?
Over time, that is perfectly natural. As air becomes trapped in the top portion of the paint bottle (after it has been opened and paint used) a paint skin may form
With each paint use, it is best to remove the top skin before stirring the paint.

Can FolkArt Home Decor Chalk colors be mixed to create new colors or different values of the same color?
Yes, FolkArt Home Decor Chalk mixes easily to create any color you desire. Begin by mixing a small amount of the darker color into the lighter color first. Continue adding the darker color a little at a time until the desired color or value is achieved.

How resistant to fading is FolkArt Home Decor Chalk?
Paints are rated on a light-fastness scale that runs from 1 to 5, with 1 being Excellent and 5 being Poor. All FolkArt Home Decor Chalk colors are rated Excellent or Very Good (1 or 2). This paint is made using very high quality pigments, which results in its superior quality.

Does FolkArt Home Decor Chalk contain latex?
Plaid does not use any natural rubber latex in any of its current paint products. Plaid’s paint products are manufactured using synthetic acrylic resins.

What is the best paint application technique to be used with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk?
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is best applied to your project surface using a large bristle brush, working the paint into all crevices and corners as well as flat areas.
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk can be applied in a thin, smooth application or in a thick application allowing dimensional brush strokes. The FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Brush has a specialty bristle mix and brush shape to help hold the maximum amount of paint, making both applications described above quick and easy.

How long does FolkArt Home Decor Chalk take to dry?
On most surfaces, FolkArt Home Decor Chalk dries to the touch very quickly. However, we recommend 2 hours of dry time in between coats. Note: a hair dryer may be used to speed up drying time on thin coats of paint (a hair dryer used on a very thick coat of paint can cause cracking). It will take 24 hours before FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is fully cured to the surface of your project.

Do I need to seal my project? If so, should I use Clear Wax or Varnish?
Yes! FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is a porous paint which dries to an ultra matte finish. If left unsealed, the paint can receive scratches and look unappealing. FolkArt Home Decor Wax or FolkArt Home Decor Varnish is used to seal and protect your project’s surface. Clear wax is recommended on every indoor surface painted with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk. When buffed, the wax also gives your surfaces a soft, buttery feel. For surfaces with high traffic (such as a table top), this wax should be reapplied every 6-12 months. For outdoor surfaces or surfaces expecting high traffic, the ultra matte varnish is best to seal and protect your project instead of the wax. It is not recommended to apply the wax and the varnish to the same surface (the wax will prevent the varnish from adhering to the paint).

How do I use the FolkArt Home Decor Varnish?
The FolkArt Home Decor Varnish is perfect to seal and protect outdoor and heavily used surfaces like table tops. This waterbase, non-toxic varnish has an ultra matte finish that can also be used on raw wood. For indoor and outdoor use. Directions: Mix well by rolling bottle on table top. Do not shake! Using a soft bristle brush, apply to dry, clean surface.  Allow varnish to dry to the touch between coats, approximately 15 minutes. Clean up while wet with soap and water. Tips: For heavily used items apply 2-3 coats, allowing dry time between coats. When applying FolkArt Home Decor Varnish, hold brush at a 30 degree angle to project surface so varnish flows evenly from brush. 

What is FolkArt Home Decor Wax?
FolkArt Home Decor Wax is a brushable, waterbase, non-toxic, paraffin-infused wax finish used to seal and protect painted surfaces. Allow paint to fully dry 24 hours before applying wax. Clean brushes while wet with soap and water.

How many types of FolkArt Home Decor Wax exist?
There are three different types of FolkArt Home Decor Wax: Clear Wax, White Wax and Antiquing Wax. All waxes provide a protective velvety smooth finish for your projects. When properly applied, Clear Wax will protect your surface without adding color. White Wax gives your project a beautiful white washed or faded finish. Antiquing Wax adds a vintage or antiqued, time-worn look with a warm, chocolate brown, color. FolkArt Home Decor Chalk can be added to the waxes to create your own custom-colored waxes.

What is the best application technique to be used when applying FolkArt Home Decor Wax?
Application is simple using a soft bristled brush or a soft, lint-free cloth. The FolkArt Home Decor Wax Brush was specifically designed to be flexible and work wax into the porous, ultra matte paint. Load the brush with wax, dabbing off any excess. Then apply a thin layer over the project surface in a smooth even application, being careful not to apply too much wax. Allow to dry for approximately 24 hours, then buff to desired sheen using a soft, lint-free cloth. The longer you buff, the higher the sheen.

How long does it take FolkArt Home Decor Wax to dry?
Allow approximately 24 hours drying time once the wax has been applied to your project. After one day your waxed surface is ready to be buffed.

What should I use to buff the FolkArt Home Decor wax?
When buffing, it is best to use a soft, lint-free cloth. Fold the cloth into a small section which can be easily held in one hand. If working on a large piece of furniture, you will need to open the buffing cloth and refold it to a clean spot several times.

Why do I need to buff the wax?
After applying the FolkArt Home Decor Wax, it should be buffed to polish and seal the surface. The more you buff, the more you will raise the sheen of your finished project.

How do I use the FolkArt Home Decor White Wax?
For easiest application of FolkArt Home Decor White Wax, it is recommended to first apply FolkArt Home Decor Clear Wax, let dry and buff. Having the layer of Clear Wax on the project surface between the painted finish and the White Wax will allow you more flexibility of moving the White Wax around. Then apply FolkArt Home Decor White Wax on top of the Clear Wax layer. While White Wax is still wet, quickly wipe excess wax off of surface, leaving a lighter color in intricate details, corners, and worn areas. Let dry overnight, then buff to desired sheen with a clean cloth. Keep waxed surfaces free of moisture and heavy use for 7 days. Clean up while wet with soap and water. For indoor use only. The Antiquing Wax can be applied the same way as the White Wax, leaving dark color in the recessed areas. For additional protection on heavily used surfaces, apply Clear Wax every 6 to 12 months, or as needed.

What is the best technique to use when applying FolkArt Home Decor Antiquing Wax?
For easiest application of FolkArt Home Decor Antiquing Wax, it is recommended to first apply FolkArt Home Decor Clear Wax, let dry and buff. Having the layer of Clear Wax on the project surface between the painted finish and the Antiquing Wax will allow you more flexibility of moving the Antiquing Wax around. Then apply FolkArt Home Decor Antiquing Wax on top of the clear wax layer. While antiquing wax is still wet, quickly wipe excess wax off of surface, leaving a darker color in intricate details, corners, and worn areas. Let dry overnight, then buff to desired sheen with a clean cloth. Keep waxed surfaces free of moisture and heavy use for 7 days. Clean up while wet with soap and water. For indoor use only. The White Wax can be applied the same way as the Antiquing Wax, leaving White Wax in the recessed areas.

My FolkArt Antiquing Wax is applied too heavy in one area, can I remove it?
While still working on your project before the wax has dried, you can remove areas of dark Antiquing Wax. Simply wet the area with Clear Wax and continue to wipe away the undesired excess.

When will my surface waxed with FolkArt Home Decor wax be cured?
FolkArt Home Decor waxed surfaces will be fully cured in 7 days. Until then, keep waxed surfaces free of moisture and heavy use to allow enough time for the wax to fully cure.

Will I ever need to reapply FolkArt Home Decor Wax?
On well used furniture items such as chairs, tables, or dressers, etc., it is a good idea to reapply the finish with a fresh coat of Clear Wax once a year. It is not necessary to reapply wax to decorative or slightly used items.

Is it difficult to achieve the distressed look?
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk sands easily without “gumming up” the sandpaper. When sanding, you will notice a fine powder which is easily brushed or wiped away. When satisfied with the distressed look, wipe project surface with a damp paper towel or tack cloth to remove excess sanding dust.

How do I create a distressed look using FolkArt Home Decor Chalk?
Distressed areas are usually found on surface edges where it would appear to have been worn with time. There are multiple simple techniques to achieve a beautiful time-worn, distressed look.

  • Sanding/Dry Distressing: Creating the distressed look is easy and can be achieved using one color application or a multiple color application. Once the top application of paint is dry, simply begin sanding to distress using the FolkArt Home Decor Sanding Block or medium grit sandpaper. After distressing a one color application, the base surface will appear. After distressing a multiple color application, the previously painted color will appear.
  • Wet Distressing: Immediately after painting the topcoat of paint, use a damp FolkArt Home Decor Sponge to wipe away paint from areas where distressing is desired. After distressing a one color application, the base surface will appear. After distressing a multiple color application, the previously painted color will appear.
  • Scraping: Great for heavy distressing. If desired, paint base color onto project and allow to dry fully. Apply petroleum jelly (or lip balm or white paraffin wax) as a mask to areas where heavy distressing is wanted. Paint second color over entire project, including masked areas. Allow to dry fully. Using FolkArt Home Decor Scrapers, gently scrape areas where petroleum jelly (or lip balm or white paraffin wax) was applied, removing the top layer of paint. For additional distressing, use the FolkArt Home Decor Sanding Block or sandpaper.
  • Dry Brushing: Once the top application of paint is dry, load paint brush by dipping it into a puddle of paint. Off-load excess paint by dabbing brush onto a paper towel, achieving a dry brush. Using light pressure, apply paint to surface in long strokes, leaving uneven streaks of color.
  • Layering with a Block: If desired, basecoat project using FolkArt Home Decor Chalk. Select two or more paint colors for layering. Pour small amount of first color onto a foam plate. Dip flat side of layering block into puddle of paint. Using light pressure, drag flat side of layering block across project surface in long sweeping motions, creating an uneven painted effect. Use little to no pressure when dragging the block; only gently skim project surface. Reload block and continue process until project is covered with the worn, uneven painted effect. Drag block across surface in multiple directions to create a more authentic, time-worn look. Allow to dry. Clean block while wet and repeat layering process with additional colors until desired look is achieved.

How do I use the FolkArt Home Decor Crackle?
The FolkArt Home Decor Crackle is used to create crackled effects with the FolkArt Home Decor Chalk.
Directions: Basecoat surface with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk, allow to dry fully. Apply Crackle Medium evenly over surface using a paint brush, being careful not to over stroke. Allow to thoroughly dry. Apply contrasting top coat of FolkArt Home Decor Chalk in one even coat, being careful not to over stroke. As the topcoat dries, the cracking will occur. It is recommended to test this technique on a small sample surface first. Note topcoat must be applied for cracking to occur. Do not use in humid conditions. Clean up while wet with soap and water.

Thinner applications of topcoat create a fine crackle look. Thicker applications of topcoat create a wider, more weathered crackle look. Over-stroking FolkArt Home Decor Crackle and topcoat may create very fine cracks or no cracks.  For indoor use only.

How do I use the FolkArt Home Decor Wood Tints?
The FolkArt Home Decor Wood Tints are non-toxic, waterbase formulas that can be used on unsealed wood surfaces. For indoor use only.

  1. To apply the wood tints, stir the bottle well. Apply the tint to your unsealed wood surface with a brush, sponge or soft cloth. Wait 30 seconds to allow the wood to absorb the wood tint. Wipe excess wood tint with clean soft cloth.
  2. If desired, repeat to apply second coat. Continue until desired color is achieved.
  3. Clean up while wet with soap and water. For added protection, seal with FolkArt Home Decor Waxes or Varnish. Tips: Use with FolkArt Home Decor Masking to create a reverse tinted effect.
  4. Use over light FolkArt Home Decor Chalk colors for subtle antiquing effects before Chalk is sealed with Wax.
  5. Layer wood tint colors for different color effects.

What is the FolkArt Home Decor Wood Tint Masking?
The FolkArt Home Decor Wood Tint Masking acts as a wood tint resist to create a reverse tinted effect. The masking works on unsealed wood surfaces and works best with the FolkArt Home Decor Wood Tints or similar waterbase stains.

  1. Apply FolkArt Home Decor Masking through stencil with stencil brush, spouncer or roller and allow to dry for 4 hours. The masking should be applied wherever you do not want the wood tint to adhere.
  2. Using a soft cloth, apply FolkArt Home Decor Wood Tint over entire project, including masked areas and allow to dry for 4 hours.
  3. Using a damp sponge or cloth, gently wipe off Masking and excess Wood Tint, leaving a reverse tinted effect.
  4. Clean up while wet with soap and water.
  5. For added protection, seal with FolkArt Home Decor Waxes or Varnish.

Tips: Apply base wood tint color, once fully dry apply Masking and then second wood tint color to create a layered color effect. For a natural look, apply the masking to raw wood. When wood tint is applied through a stencil, and a stain is applied after, the natural wood will show through the stenciled areas. Does not work with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk. For indoor use only (unless sealed with the FolkArt Home Decor Varnish).

Why is the FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Paint Brush unique?
The FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Paint Brush has a specialty bristle mix and brush shape to help hold the maximum amount of paint, making application quick and easy. To add texture and depth to your piece, liberally apply paint, stroking brush in multiple directions while applying paint. The look of depth can be further enhanced by using FolkArt Home Decor Waxes. If a smoother finish is desired, apply in one direction using long, even strokes.

Why is the FolkArt Home Decor Wax Brush unique?
The FolkArt Home Decor Wax Brush is perfect for applying wax because the bristles are specially designed to be flexible and work wax into the porous, ultra matte finish of FolkArt Home Decor Chalk. The shape of the bristles is perfect for easy wax application on both intricate detailed areas and flat surfaces. For best results, load brush with a small amount of wax, dab off any excess, and using a pushing/circular motion to work the wax into the project. After 24 hours, the wax should be buffed with a clean, lint-free cloth. This Wax Brush is perfectly designed to also be used as a stencil brush.

The FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Paint Brush and Wax Brush seem too large for my small project. Is there another option?
Yes! The FolkArt Home Decor Paint & Wax Brush Set is ideal for smaller projects and for getting into small, detailed areas. The Small Chalk Brush can be used in the same way as the Large Chalk Brush. The Small Wax Brush can be used in the same way as the Large Wax Brush. The Small Wax Brush can also be used as a stencil brush with the FolkArt Home Decor Chalk and FolkArt Home Decor Stencils.

The FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Paint Brushes seem too small for my extra large project. Is there another option?
Yes! The FolkArt Home Decor Wide Brush is 4 inches wide and is great for covering large areas quickly. The specialty nylon bristles are designed to create a smooth finish.

What is the FolkArt Home Decor Squeegee/Comb used for?
The FolkArt Home Decor Squeegee/Comb is a unique, multi-purpose tool for crafting home Decor projects. The Squeegee can be used with dimensional paste to create raised stencil effects and the Comb can be used with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk to create combed effects.

How do I clean FolkArt Home Decor Chalk paint out of my brushes?
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk should be cleaned from your painting tools using soap and warm water immediately after each use.

How should I clean my brush after applying FolkArt Home Decor Wax?
Clean up is easy with soap and warm water. Work the brush bristles into soap lather then rinse well.

How should I clean my project surfaces after FolkArt Home Decor Wax has been applied?
Wipe project surfaces with a soft cloth moistened with warm water and mild soap to clean. Consumer furniture polishes are also acceptable for regular cleaning of waxed surfaces.

How do I use the FolkArt Home Decor Wood Layering Block?
If desired, basecoat project using FolkArt Home Decor Chalk. Select two or more paint colors for layering. Pour small amount of first color onto a foam plate. Dip flat side of FolkArt Home Decor Layering Block into puddle of paint. Gently drag flat side of Layering Block across project surface in long sweeping motions, creating an uneven painted effect. Use very light pressure when dragging the block; only gently skim project surface. Reload block and continue process until project is covered with the worn, uneven painted effect. Drag block across surface in multiple directions to create a more authentic, time-worn look. Allow to dry. Clean block while wet with soap and water and repeat layering process with additional colors until desired look is achieved.

Can I embellish my painted and distressed FolkArt Home Decor Chalk project with stenciling?
Yes! Use FolkArt Home Decor Chalk through stencils to add detail or embellishment to your home Decor project.
The stenciled design can be left as is after stenciling or distressed using medium grit sandpaper. FolkArt offers a wide selection of beautiful stencils that were designed specifically for the size and motifs of home Decor projects.

What are FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils?
FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils are home décor inspired design stencils which can be used to create any DIY or home improvement project as well as can be used for basic craft projects. The designs support current home décor trends and are sized and scaled specifically for this style of crafting.

What type of stencil material are FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils made of?
FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils are manufactured with laser-cut mylar.

What size are the FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils?
Each FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencil is 9.5” x 8.5”.

How many pieces or overlays are packaged with each FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencil?
Each FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencil package includes three pieces of possible overlays; a Silhouette, a Pattern, and a Mask stencil. One, two or all three stencils can be used in many different combinations to create a variety of effects.

How can I use FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils?
The FolkArt Home Decor Layering Silhouette stencil, when used alone, will create a basic stenciled shape or opaque outline of a shape design.

The FolkArt Home Decor Layering Pattern stencil, when used alone, will create a detailed stenciled pattern design.

The FolkArt Home Decor Layering Mask stencil, when used alone, will create a stenciled background around or outside a design area.

When combining any or all of these layering stencils, a variety of effects can be achieved! Try stenciling the Silhouette design a color different than the project’s basecoat color. When dry, layer the detailed Pattern stencil using a third complementary color.

On what types of surfaces can I stencil FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils?
FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils were created to meet the needs of today’s DIY enthusiasts. Home décor furniture project surfaces such as tables, desks, chairs, paneled doors and benches as well as home décor accessory project surfaces such as storage containers, wall art, frames, etc. are all perfect surfaces for FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils.

What type of paint should I use when stenciling with FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils?
While FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is the perfect paint to use with FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils, these stencils can be used with a variety of paints such as FolkArt Multi-Surface Acrylic paints, FolkArt Outdoor paints, and FolkArt Enamels.

What type of brushes should I use when creating with FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils?
Any high quality stencil brush will work with the FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils, however, for best performance we recommend using the FolkArt Home Decor Small Wax Brush. These brushes were developed to hold paint and be able to bounce back for superior control.

Should I allow each stenciled layer to dry before adding the next FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencil?
Yes, when creating with FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils, it is best to allow each stenciled layer to completely dry prior to adding another stenciled layer. Not only will the paint colors stay clean, it will also prevent the back of the stencils from getting wet and possibly smudging the first layer of paint.

How should I clean my FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils after using them?
After each use, it is best to immediately clean each paint-filled stencil. When working with waterbase paints, wash each stencil with mild soap and water. For stubborn dried paint areas, try using a little rubbing alcohol to remove the paint buildup.

What is the difference between stencils and the FolkArt Home Decor Letter Templates?
Stencils have patterned holes where paint can be applied. The FolkArt Home Decor Letter Templates are solid shapes that allow you to trace letters onto material that you can then cut out and use on projects. These templates do not have the break lines that most stencils have, allowing you to easily create solid letters to embellish projects. These templates show the final shape of the letters and do not have stencil space around the letter, allowing you to more accurately space out letters for words or monograms. For stencils designed specifically for Home Decor projects, please see FolkArt Home Decor Stencils in 4” x 4” and 9.5” x 8.5” sizes.

How do I use FolkArt Home Decor Wall Stencils?
Stenciling on a wall adds a unique dimension to any room that is easier than applying wallpaper. The tips below will assist with your project:

  • Use chalk and bubble level to draw a vertical line in area to be stenciled. It is best to do the least conspicuous area first. If stenciling an entire wall, begin at the top center area of wall.
  • If using stencil adhesive, spray back of stencil following stencil adhesive instructions. If using tape, continue to next step.
  • Position stencil so registration marks align with vertical line drawn on wall. Do NOT use edge of stencil or edge of design to align on wall.
  • Press stencil to secure to wall or use tape to secure to wall.
  • Use chalk to mark on wall through registration marks. This will be used to line up stencil when creating a repeating pattern.
  • Load stencil brush by dipping into puddle of paint. Off-load brush to remove excess by dabbing onto paper towel.
  • Apply paint through stencil using a circular clockwise / counter clockwise motion, beginning outside the design edge working towards the center of design. Continue stenciling until entire design is covered. NOTE: You can also use a small dense foam roller to apply paint if desired.
  • Gently peel back stencil to reveal painted area. If creating repeating pattern, clean back of stencil to remove excess paint before repositioning. Reposition stencil using registration marks on wall and stencil, continue to stencil until desired pattern is complete!
  • Clean stencil and tools with soap and water.