Tip: I removed the light cover so I could line up the little bird legs across the bottom.
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If you don't have flat walls. Here's some tips:
1. Press the contact paper down really hard
2. Use barely any paint and don't paint in strokes, but kind of dab it up and down. I get a little paint on my brush and then dab most it off on a piece of paper and then on the stencil.
3. Or you can first paint a layer of the original wall color on top of the stencil. This way the original wall color will bleed under the edges and seal them up. Then paint your stencil color top.
4. Even doing all those steps, I sometimes have to go back and touch up.
Adorable! I think I saw this on Pinterest, too. I may have to try this... :)ReplyDelete
Super cute. Do you have any tips about using contact paper as a stencil? I did it for awhile in my boys room, but it bled a lot. Is it the texture of the wall?ReplyDelete
Thanks for the tips!ReplyDelete
I'm painting the digits of pi around their wall, and it definetly has a sponge paint look around the edges.
That is so cute! I bet she loves it.ReplyDelete