I decided to experiment the other day. It actually started with a reader of mine. She asked me how to stencil on a door mat. I said simply the same way you would stencil anything else. However, I never tried stenciling on a rug. I have stenciled on a bamboo mat years ago and that did indeed work. I picked up a few cheapo remnant rugs from Walmart. They were a whopping $1.88. I figured I had not much to lose if they did not work out.
I did this experiment live on facebook. I was seriously sweating bullets. I thought to myself if this doesn’t work, oh boy would I look foolish. A chance I was willing to take, because quite frankly, I can laugh at myself as I do often. This is nothing to take too seriously in life. A failed project is a failed project. You just try again or move onto to something else.
I won’t jibber jabber too much in this post as I am leaving the live experiment video down below for you.
I used two stencils. One of course my own gather here stencil
and the other a sunflower stencil I found online. I believe it was Jo-Ann fabrics. I did however find another similar one on Amazon and will leave my affiliate link below.
The paint did dry nicely and is somewhat crunchy in those areas. I sprayed the adhesive spray over it lightly once all the paint was completely dry. I waited until the next day to do that. Believe it or not, I was patient. A reader just recommended scotch guard. DUH! Why didn’t I think of that? I just so happen to have a can under that sink.
Pin it, try it:)
I have another remnant as I mentioned, but I think I am holding off on that one. I have other plans in mind.
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Waverly craft paint (found at Walmart) I think any craft paint or chalky paint would work.
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