Fresh rustic, comfy modern, and heritage with a twist — modern farmhouse style is all of these things and more. This easy-to-love style takes the best of the past and updates it with a modern eye towards simplicity, color and design. Designers and DIY decorators love taking elements from the original look, mixing them up, giving them a twist and turning them into something new.
You can get that homey feeling you house craves while staying on trend with a modern take on country classics using Royal Design Studio Stencils. Incorporating stencils for decorative painting brings all the charm and no-fuss style to walls, floors, and furniture. Scroll down to see stencil ideas with the casual yet refined character of farmhouse style that will have you dreaming of simpler times…
Jenna Sue Design used our Allover Brocade Floral Wall Stencil to add color and cozy pattern that gives this bedroom makeover the farmhouse cottage style she loves. She loved the idea that “stenciling is less of a commitment, is low cost, beginner friendly, and you can simply paint over it if you don’t like it.
Metheny Weir Painted Finishes turned a simple piece of pine into a beautiful round serving tray using our Mandala Fusion Tile Stencil and Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and Dark Wax! The reclaimed wood and the folk floral motif make this piece unique and rustic.
Custom color love! Winsome Cottage is amazed with how well Antoinette Chalk Paint® and Amsterdam Chalk Paint® can mix to create a beautiful seafoam green color. She definitely had to use this gorgeous hue on a furniture piece, so she paired it with our Acanthus Damask Furniture Stencil on a distressed dresser.
When Deb Trombley saw a rug with a pattern similar to chicken tracks from a designer rug company, it reminded her of our Chicken Stitch Border Stencil, and inspiration struck. She decided to create her own DIY stenciled door mat on the cheap! The finished doormat adds a cute country farmhouse touch to the entryway, doesn’t it?
These dresser drawers get a feminine finish with the help of our Spanish Lace Scallop Furniture Stencil and Coco and French Linen Chalk Paint®. Restyled+Renewed knows this stenciled furniture piece will look so sweet in a shabby chic girl’s room.
You’ve styled every room of your home but can’t seem to wrap your head around getting style into your laundry room. Take a tip from Jenna Sue Design , who knows that she can give the tedious task of laundry a boost by surrounding herself with pretty pattern. The Spanish Lace Scallop Wall Stencil adds a little incentive to tackle those boring laundry chores! Jenna says, “A bit fancy for a place meant for chores, but that’s what makes it fun and unexpected.” We love the unexpected, how about you?
My Vintage Porch wanted to decorate her laundry room, an area that was overlooked and made chores uninspiring. She stenciled right over her original floor tiles and says, “I love the old vintage look the Lisboa Tile Stencil gave my floor. Royal Design Studio sends detailed instructions of how to use the stencil. It was so easy to use. And I could not be happier with the after! I love it so much and it ALMOST makes me want to do laundry, or at least live in this room!”
Although you will find a lot of great farmhouse style decor you can buy, it helps to remember that the farmhouse spirit is all about making the best out of what you have. So when your budget is running dry, let your ingenuity take over — repurpose your old cabinets, decorate your walls, or refinish your wood floors with Royal Design Studio Stencils.