After introducing this sweet little dressing room
of mine to you last spring, I knew I would
eventually embellish the back wall with
something subtle...something tone-on-tone.
I turned to
after falling in love with their
Isn't it gorgeous in this nursery?
I do love a professional grade stencil, and
you may recall another French script stenciling project
of mine with Royal Design.
I love the impact of the lacy design,
and it took only the part of an afternoon
to complete it yesterday.
Other Damask stencil possibilities here.
A couple of my collages mingle with
art, antique French documents,
and vintage jewelry.
Besides the glorious stencil, the only other
supplies I required were a small foam roller
and watered down soft grey latex paint
(Martha Stewart's Sharkey Gray).
I played around adhering different items
to the wall, and guess what I learned?
There isn't anything that doesn't work against
the Fortuny...even my treasured original Lulu DK
watercolor painting with its bold floral works.
The stencil's pattern is reminiscent of the famous Italian
Fortuny silks, and the classically quiet
combination of muted grey on white
evokes a lovely hushed elegance.
This stencil, a myriad of equally lovely ones,
and a slew of inspiration can be yours
Diggin the change?