Stenciled Wall Mirror

You all know I have about of a love affair with stenciling. With the endless design options and potential for taking the ordinary to extraordinary, there’s a lot to love. One thing I am yet to try stenciling is a mirror, but Beth from Free Stylin’ does a fabulous job showing how it’s done. She used a large stencil to transform a cheapo door mirror into a stunning decorative piece. Amazingly, the pattern is almost identical to her Ballard inspiration!

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Stenciled Curtains

Beth from Home Stories A to Z knows the secret to getting designer-looking curtains at very little expense – stenciling! Beth made some plain IKEA panels super chic and modern with the help of a trellis patterned stencil.If you haven’t tried stenciling yet, I know Beth’s curtains will have your running out for supplies. Don’t they look UH-mazing?!?

ballard knock off stenciled curtains

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Distressed “LOVE” Canvas

Robyn of The Pink Peony of Le Jardin was fueled by her love for Ballard’s monogram art to create a canvas that’s perfect for displaying in a Valentine vignette. The weathered black and cream finish coordinates beautifully with any color scheme and offers an alternative to typical Valentine’s colors.

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Monogrammed Burlap Table Runner

Natalie from Sophisticated Yellow showed her dining room table a little love this holiday season by dressing it up with this lovely monogrammed table runner. All it requires is a few yards of fabric, some stencils, and two straight seams on the sewing machine – nothing to it! Natalie also points out that it would be make a “stylish and heartfelt” gift.

monogrammed burlap table runner

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Advent Calendar Pillow

If you are one of my regular Infarrantly Creative readers, then you know I have a thing for counting down to a special holiday or event. Last year I created this advent pillow cover as another way to enjoy the anticipation of counting the days until Christmas. I love how pretty it is, and my kids love moving the candy cane to a new pocket each day!

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Monogrammed Glasses

Kelly from Eclectically Vintage came up with a solution for the lineup of glasses on her counter each day. Using a stencil and glass paint, Kelly created a custom glass with initials for each member of her family. Now there’s no question whose glass is whose!

mongrammed drinking glasses

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Burlap Magnet Board

Amy from Home Sweet Thrifty Home turned a piece of leftover sheet metal into a stylish magnet board by covering it with burlap and adding a stenciled design with permanent marker. I love the fact that this is magnetic, so you can hang photos without poking holes through them. And would you believe it only cost Amy $5 to make?!?

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Stenciled Feed Sack Pillow

Pillows made from authentic feed sacks can cost a pretty penny, but Char from Crap I’ve Made shows it’s pretty simple to get the same look for less. Char created her pillow cover from drop cloth and then jollied it up with a stenciled Old Saint Nick. She scuffed up the image with sandpaper for a well-worn, vintage feel. No, it’s not made from a fifty-year-old grain sack, but, personally, I’d rather have a pillow customized with my choice of graphic, text, color, etc.!

santa faux grain sack pillow

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Stenciled Curtains

I am simply loving my new painted curtains and am not the only one who has had success with this money-saving option. Eleni from Fields of Basil wanted cheerful curtains with a splash of color and found them, but of course they came at a steep price. Instead, Eleni stenciled her own. I love the pattern she created!

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