Step 3: Load The Roller

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Load a small foam roller or a medium stencil brush with paint. To discourage bleeding, remove excess paint by running the roller or brush over a folded paper towel. Using light pressure, roll or pounce on the paint.
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    Tools List

    • dense-foam paint roller
      Small foam roller
    • stencil brush
      and/or Stencil brush

    Shopping List

    1. Flat latex for base coat

    2. Semigloss latex for stenciling

    3. Repositionable adhesive

    4. Stencils. Get three or more of complementary patterns

    Stencils available at craft and paint stores. Used here: JA114, JA138 and JA47A, TP31 by The Stencil Library, (from $26 each; stencil-library.com).