Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

The American GeniusThe American Genius

Design

Interior design trend spotting – stencils in decor

Trends in interiors

We’ve shared with you the current trends of chandeliers and turquoise in an effort to bring those that believe gold, glass and gawd are still in. When an agent advises a listing client to keep everything as is and convinced that forest green walls and foofy maroon sheers will sufficiently sell a home, we cringe.

In that spirit, we share with you today a tip for upgrading that is easy on the wallet. For your sellers that know they need to paint their 1979 mauve walls and want to add 1987 floral wallpaper, perhaps you can help by pointing out alternatives.

If your buyer enters a home and can’t see past the listing with stubborn sellers who still have a mural of a castle in their kids’ rooms, alternatives in your head could be the difference between a sale and endless driving.

Trend: wall stencils

To achieve a custom yet high end look, many interior designers are heading down the stencils path and not those cheesy stencils of the past, but patterns that mimic custom designs and patterns seen in designer homes.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

There are a lot of options available on the market, today we’d like to share with you just some of Royal Design Studio stencil options:







There are many more uses than just walls, stencils are amazing for upgrading furniture, painting floors or adding textures to doors.

Tell us in the comments below what ways you’re inspired to use stencils and which of the above is your favorite.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The American Genius is news, insights, tools, and inspiration for business owners and professionals. AG condenses information on technology, business, social media, startups, economics and more, so you don’t have to.

19 Comments

19 Comments

  1. Vicki Lloyd

    June 6, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    At least stencils don't add the fear of removing wallpaper! Most buyers can imagine painting over designs that they don't like.

  2. margaret

    July 4, 2011 at 8:12 am

    Wallpaper is right around the corner.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

The
American Genius
news neatly in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list for news sent straight to your email inbox.

Advertisement

KEEP READING!

Design

Interior design trends are changing to accommodate a shift in the American lifestyle, favoring smaller spaces. Enter multi-functional tables to save the day!

Design

Interior design impacts how you feel and function in any room, and graphic patterns is one of the keys to quality design be it...

Design

Across America, some trends have remained tried and true throughout the years, particularly the most common buyer desires as outlined her today.

Design

IdeaPaint now has a clear option - many are familiar with white but this makes a huge change and is inexpensive for small businesses...

The American Genius is a strong news voice in the entrepreneur and tech world, offering meaningful, concise insight into emerging technologies, the digital economy, best practices, and a shifting business culture. We refuse to publish fluff, and our readers rely on us for inspiring action. Copyright © 2005-2022, The American Genius, LLC.