Stencilled Walls and Stencilled Floors…yes, Floors!

23 May

Decorating the kitchen over the past week has been hard work, as a year’s worth of dust and grime was removed from the walls, shelves, dresser, stove and floor…not to mention the ceiling!

Everything has been moved around and the walls and floor painted.

The off-white paint has brightened up the kitchen and as a finishing touch I have added some stencilling in the form of trailing ivy.

The stencil was easy to make, using card, a cutting mat and a craft knife.

The paint was from the tin used on the floor, so there was no expense involved!

That’s useful to note, as I am not a fiscally enhanced person, but have the means in my head to do without the dreaded lucre!

Of course I donned my arty hat and decided to prance around with the stencil, adding bits here and there…

This bit stays as I imagine it to look rather romantic…

The floor will need another coat of varnish…and should be tough for a good year or so!

This is just emulsion type paint and I used a home-made stencil and some gold spray paint left over from the Yuletide festivities. The cost overall was minimal and the labour was my own.

It has charged me with energy to move onto the pantry…the bathroom…my bedroom…you get the picture!

5 Responses to “Stencilled Walls and Stencilled Floors…yes, Floors!”

  1. The Old Wash House (@TheOldWashHouse) May 30, 2012 at 12:42 pm #

    It looks beautiful I love the stencilled ivy – a bit of the outside, inside!


  2. sheof108names May 25, 2012 at 7:19 am #

    I love that you stencilled the floor – the spiral motif is a beautiful form.


    • PermaGoddess May 25, 2012 at 7:31 am #

      It is shape I am most drawn to…very energizing and contemplative too!


  3. Miss Beehivin (@Miss_Beehivin) May 23, 2012 at 8:55 pm #

    Love that you chose to use spirals on the floor – all that energy!


    • PermaGoddess May 23, 2012 at 9:15 pm #

      And it appears to be working…visitors have already commented that they feel there is more energy flowing in the room and I definitely feel so!


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