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Chinoiserie Stenciled Chair

Featuring the classic Chinoiserie decorative style, these laser-cut stencils will help you achieve beautifully fine bird and flora patterns as if you handpainted them yourself.

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Photography: John Armitage

Source: Martha Stewart

steps

  1. Paint wood frame of chair with Vintage Decor Linen craft paint; let dry completely. Sand to create a distressed look, exposing some of the original wood color.
  2. Paint the piping edge of the chair back with a small flat brush in Blue Calico craft paint; let dry completely.
  3. Following basic instructions on stencil packaging, adhere 1st stencil layer to chair back as shown, centered. Stencil with Blue Calico craft paint; let dry completely.
  4. Repeat pattern on chair seat by adhering first layer and stenciling with Blue Calico craft paint; let dry completely.
  5. Place second stencil layer over the dry designs and stencil with Ink Blue craft paint; let dry completely.

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