I love stenciling just about everything. Recently I put together a post of 15 Stenciled Wall Art Projects, and today I’m sharing another post on 20 Stenciled Projects and Ideas for Furniture, Household and Outdoor Items. I hope that it inspires you as you are taking on different stenciling projects. You can click on the picture of the title of the project for more details.
This kitchen table got an incredible makeover. The before picture is in the original post and trust me it was a mess. However, with some sanding, staining and stenciling this table got a new lease on life.
I found this coffee table on the curb. This is one of my favorite furniture transformations. You can find the tutorial on The Boondocks Blog.
This little dresser has undergone several transformations but the latest has got to be my favorite. I designed this stencil, which the cut file of it can be found in my resource library.
Would you believe this dresser was only $5!? It needed a little bit of work, but it was totally worth it, wouldn’t you say? Can you tell I’m a fan of the white paint and stain combo?
I think the stenciling on this really makes the coat rack made from garage door rollers stand out.
My mom actually bought this bookcase for me several years ago and after she bought it she gave it a good sanding and new coat of stain and sealer. Many years later, I decided to do the same, this time adding stencils.
Another great yard sale find at only $10 and it was perfect for what we needed at the time.
This sewing cabinet belonged to my mother-in-law. I loved giving it a new look and I’m hoping to pass it down to my daughters someday.
Although this chair took a long time to finally get a new look, it was worth it. This sweet alphabet chair is perfect for the little ones to sit and color, draw or read in.
These tiles were repurposed into fridge magnets and stenciled.
This is my daughter’s desk that she uses during homeschool. The butterfly stencil is one that I designed.
This nesting table got a new look with this stenciled flower. The flower stencil is not available as of right now.
These log seats were stenciled with fun sayings. The cut files are in my resource library.
An old rocking chair was given a refresh with some stain and polyurethane and of course some little flower stencils.
This stereo cabinet was refinished and the lid of the cabinet was stenciled with a hymn excerpt.
A great way to mark a garden is by using stenciled wood slices.
A side table got a new look with some stain and paint and of course some stenciled embellishments.
Glass shades make great organizers and adding a little stenciled touch to the base of the organizer gives it a lovely touch.
I bought this jewelry box at a garage sale for $2 and gave it a makeover. Doesn’t that stencil just give it a certain pizazz?
I hope you have enjoyed looking through these 20 stenciled projects!
Pin for Later: 20 Stencil Projects and Ideas
A little about the stencil and printable designs on Repurposing Junkie:
I started using stencils on furniture in 2015. I had given a white table a makeover, and painted it orange to be an accent table in the living room. Even with the bright color, the table was missing something. I applied a stencil that I had bought at one of my favorite craft stores to the table to give it that something extra and sure enough it really made the table stand out.
After seeing the transformation the table took by adding the stenciled flowers, I was hooked on stenciling. I loved how adding just a bit of detail made the piece stand out and took it to a whole new level. Adding this detail and seeing the results was all I needed to be convinced that stenciling was the way to go, and thus began my love for all things stencil.
I love how a stencil design can add detail and beauty to furniture,wall art, clothes, mugs and other accessories, walls, floors and so many other things. It’s fantastic how easy it is to make something beautiful become exquisite and eye catching just by adding a stencil overlay.
After stenciling for a while, I started designing my own stencils in 2016 to cut on my awesome Cricut Explore. It took some time and learning but it was so rewarding being able to cut my own custom designs right in my home.
I went on to write some tutorials on cutting stencils using the Cricut machine:
–How to Make Extra Large Stencil Oversize Stencils in Cricut Design Space Using the Meeting and Overlapping Methods
I also wrote a few tutorials on designing your own stencils and the tools needed to create and make stencils using the Cricut:
Creating Stencil and Printable Designs:
After getting comfortable with cutting stencils on the Cricut and learning how to create my own stencil designs, I began offering stencil cut files for free on my blog and in my Etsy shop. I have since closed up my Etsy shop and opened a new shop, that offers a variety of cut files that can be made into stencils.
In my shop, I offer wall stencil cut files, and border stencil cut files, both of which are great for wall and furniture embellishments. I also have a lot of monogram/alphabet stencil cut files for personalization projects. Plus lots more stencil cut file designs to check out in my shop, and plenty more to come.
I design all the stencil cut files and printables that I offer on my blog, and in my shop, using my own hand drawn elements, or fonts that can be found on my resource page, or a combination of both.
I have found a passion for design and strive to create unique and fun designs that can be used in a variety of settings, such as home decor, furniture, wall art, fashion design, accessory items, and so much more. My eye has always been drawn to the details, patterns, and embellishments in such things as home decor and clothing, so it’s a real joy for me to become part of the design process of such things.
Stencils are a great and easy way to add that something special to a piece whether it’s repurposed furniture or wall art or a brand new canvas or wall.
I share on my blog how I’ve transformed several repurposed pieces using stencils:
You can check out the stenciled projects here. I usually add stencils to furniture and wall art pieces. Some of my favorite stencil projects include refinishing a curbside table, upcycling a piece of canvas wall art, and making an extra large stenciled wall art piece, just to name a few of my favorite stencil projects.
I also have some repurposing projects that I hope are fun and inspiring. I love taking old “junk” and turning it into something completely different:
You can check out the repurposing projects here. I have several projects using ceiling fan parts, spindles, old frames, plaques, and furniture. Some of my favorite repurposing projects are the ceiling fan blades to airplane repurpose, the angels made from hinges and spindle parts, and transforming a kitchen table using stencils, and these are just a few of my favorite repurposing projects.
I hope you spend some time on my blog, checking out the Cricut tutorials, DIY projects, and SVG Cut Files and Printable designs that I offer for FREE as a bonus to email subscribers.
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I sincerely hope you enjoy the projects, tutorials, stencil cut files and printables offered on my blog, in my Resource Library. If you have any questions concerning the tutorials, stencil cut files, printables an/or projects found on my blog, you can contact me here.
Thanks so much for visiting my blog. I hope you take your time and look around, and I hope you find the blog posts, projects, tutorials, stencil cut files and printables resources to be useful and helpful in your DIY projects.