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Choosing the color for your four wall space is an important element to consider when decorating a room. In general, little thought is given to the fifth wall, your ceiling. Often painted white or with a touch of neutral color, it adds little to the decor. But a bold blanket can make a cool statement! We have already shared some original ceiling designs, and today I want to dive into this topic and show you some real tutorials that will allow you to create an adorable and dreamy ceiling to complete your room decor.

Not only juicy colors, but stencils are an inexpensive way to add visual interest to this surface. Turn your generic blanket into an inspirational focal point with a few items from the craft store. First, take a look at your room, its colors and patterns, and decide on the best color for your ceiling and the pattern you want to liven up. When you have found a satisfactory stencil, buy it; if not, make your own using special programs – feel creative!

When the stencil is ready, remove the furniture from the areas where you plan to use the stencil. Cover the parts and your floor with tarpaulin or old sheets to protect them from paint splatter and spills. Position a sturdy stepladder under the ceiling where you want to start stenciling.
Prepare your ceiling for stenciling. If it’s not freshly painted, clean the surface with a soft cloth soaked in a solution of mild detergent and water. Rinse off any remaining soap residue with a clean cloth and fresh water.
Collect painting supplies so that they are easily accessible while you work: painter’s tape, a spirit level, your stencil, a roller, the paint of your choice. Pour the acrylic craft paint into a single paint pan.

Position the template on the ceiling that you want to stencil on. A good idea is to start from the corner to make it more convenient. Line up a carpenter’s level with the edge of the stencil to make sure your stencil is straight. Secure the corners of the stencil with painter’s tape. You can use spray glue and just spray the back of the stencil, let it sit for a minute, and then stick it to the ceiling as well.
Dip the roller in your paint, then blot the end of the brush onto newspaper to remove any excess paint. The brush should be almost dry to avoid paint dripping. Apply paint up and down the template with a brush. The color will look faded. Keep dabbing until you are happy with the intensity. Repeat this process until you have completed the template’s pattern.

Remove the painter’s tape and lift the template off the finished section. Move it to the next area you want to stencil. Repeat the stencil step until you are happy with your decorated ceiling.

An embroidery frame can not only be used for embroidery, but can also serve as the basis for a cool and very easy to make wreath. Although Christmas is a bit far away, I know you're already thinking about it and getting more or less ready to avoid the excitement right before the holidays. So today we're sharing the coolest Christmas embroidery wreaths.

This simple wreath can be made quickly and easily from an embroidery frame, evergreens and pine cones, and a striped ribbon. You can make it very quickly or invite your kids to do it, there is absolutely nothing difficult here and no special supplies are required. I love the simple rustic feel this hoop has!

Here is a simple boxwood wreath with an embroidery hoop. I love the simplicity and beauty of this piece. It's a rustic piece that can be quickly made out of boxwood you have or buy some boxwood and make it. Choose a romantic lace ribbon for a delicate look or a bold striped ribbon for contrast.

It seems like hoop wreaths are popping up all over the place lately, and it's no wonder why. They are easy craft projects, and a fun option to try instead of a full, traditional wreath. Learn how to make a simple wintergreen embroidery frame wreath. This easy-to-make wreath is perfect for decorating before or after Christmas and in winter. It comes together in a snap and is a great way to keep your Christmas decorations up over the winter.

This DIY embroidery wreath mixes craft and foliage, is rustic and appeals to the green trend. While using fresh greens for Christmas is a big trend anyway, this Christmas wreath is minimalist and fun. Perfect if you prefer the hygge look this year. It's also one that will delight all visitors to your home - and best of all, it doesn't take long to finish. You can use many different greens for this brand, like traditional ivy, fresh greens, dried leaves, or even fake flowers if you want. It's really up to you. This is a modern take on a classic, easy to make and one that you'll want to do over and over again.

This easy-to-make hoop is the perfect way to incorporate trendy succulents into your Christmas decorations this season. Combine the plants with red accents and small ornaments to create a modern Christmas wreath that will delight your guests. If you use artificial succulents, your wreath will last for years. If you choose real succulents, remove them from the foam at the end of the season and plant them in a bowl garden so that you can enjoy their beauty in the seasons to come.

Here is a really simple DIY Christmas wreath tutorial that won't take much time (or money) but will look gorgeous on your door or above your mantelpiece! Prefer artificial green for your wreath to last longer, or go fresh green to fill your room with these sweet Christmas flavors! There is also a video tutorial to make it easier, great fun!

This hoop wreath is very colorful and has many details: there are deer, bottle brush trees, mini LED wire lights and flowers. Could you ask for more? Who knows! This wreath was a great thing and super easy. It will be a gorgeous decoration for indoors or outdoors and will definitely attract an eye.

Get a cozy rustic touch to your room with a cool Christmas wreath! This piece features an embroidery hoop, evergreen plants and berries, pine cones, wooden discs with letters and a light colored ribbon and looks like a million dollars! Hang one outside or inside to make your space inviting and enjoy the vacation!

This is not a long-lasting wreath, but it is very special and you can do it just before Christmas. It contains fresh greens and blooms and as you can see the peony might only last one more day, but the nice thing about this project is that another bloom can be added to the bottle later. Only a small amount of water is required for the fading bloom, have fun!

Say hello to this hoop mixed with fringes, flowers and wood - it looks so boho and so inspiring! (We all know that boho decor is number one right now). Go a step further and add succulents and some golden details to make it the trendiest wreath on the block. Hang this wreath on your front door or in the foyer for all of your guests to see.

Learn how to make these very easy upcycling Christmas wreaths from embroidery frames using materials you already have! Create a whole range of such small and cute wreaths for your Christmas decorations - let your imagination run wild!

About Warwick

Warwick Zach Godfrey is a farmer with a happy marriage. He also writes about plants on various blogs.

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