Create a stencilled floor

Stencil, sponge, repeat – transform a floor in a weekend.

YOU NEED

Plascon Super Acrylic Polvin in White (EPL 30)
Plascon Super Acrylic Polvin in Ocean Melody (B6-D1-2)
Plascon Paint Effects Waterbased Glazecoat Matt (optional)
Paint roller
38mm paint brush
Acetate sheet
Permanent marker
Craft knife
Tape measure
Chalk
Ruler
Masking tape
Sponge

TIME: 20 minutes/m2

STEP 1: Download this motif, print it out and enlarge it to the desired scale. Trace the motif onto acetate with permanent marker and use the craft knife to cut out the stencil.

Create a stencilled wall

STEP 2: Apply two base coats of Plascon Super Acrylic Polvin in White. Use the chalk, measuring tape and ruler to draw a grid on the floor to ensure your stencilling is straight.

Create a stencilled floor

STEP 3: Secure the stencil in place with masking tape. Use a brush to transfer paint onto the sponge. Wet- and dry-sponge the paint so it is applied unevenly to add interest and texture.

Create a stencilled floor

STEP 4: Reposition the stencil and continue. As an option to seal, use Plascon Paint Effects Waterbased Glazecoat Matt.

Create a stencilled floor

PAINT EFFECTS ARTISTS JULIAN AND ILARIA LOUW PHOTOGRAPHS HENK HATTINGH AND SHAVAN RAHIM COMPILED BY AMELIA BROWN

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