I had been wanting to do something bold and colorful in this room and the time was right when I was contacted by Cutting Edge Stencils to do a review of one of their products. I chose to use the Charlotte stencil.
Once the stencil was chosen, I needed to pick a color palette. I surprised myself by falling in love with a lavender shade for the floor.
I love how it all turned out!
I went to Sherwin Williams for help with my paint choice since this was a 3 seasons room. They suggested exterior paint. (see below for all paint colors)
I had never stenciled something this large before. I was a bit overwhelmed by the thought of the task. It was a lengthy process but overall very easy and enjoyable.
I had to clean of my stencil a few times to help keep the lines crisp. The latex paint peeled right off for easy cleaning. The process took about 8 hours total over 2 days. Then I let the paint sit a cure for a few more days before I moved the furniture back in.
I hope to use this room as inspiration for the next several projects in our house. We took a risk and it payed off.
Even Cooper loves it. :)
Later this week, I will be writing just about the floor process. Stay tuned...
Cutting Edge Stencil: Charlotte
Coffee Table Color: Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® in Arles
Floor Color: Sherwin Williams Duration Exterior Paint (satin finish) in Ash Violet and Eggwhite
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