In a recent Home Library post, I reviewed Ed Roth's book Stencil101, which gave simple instructions for adding stencil fun to your home. I decided to try out his swallow stencil in my entry. First, I used painter's tape to tape down the stencil flat against the wall. Then I carefully blotted white paint over the stencil with a nearly dry brush.
To see how it came out,
Do you like it? This little bird has become the focus of the entry, especially since the coat rack spells out the word "Flock." Pretty appropriate, I'd say!