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Stenciling the Screen Door on a Casita Travel Trailer

Stenciling Welcome on Screen Door Casita Travel TrailerIt is said that it’s the little things that matter most, and when I apply this saying to my Casita’s makeover, it turns out that one of the little things I did during the makeover, stenciling the screen door, had one of the biggest impacts on my camper’s overall charm  – and it happened by accident. 

As I frequently do, I was wandering the aisles at my local hobby store when I came upon a chandelier stencil (perfect for a Glamper!), and immediately knew I had to have it, but wasn’t sure how I could use it.

My initial plan was to use the stencil on the camper’s closet door until I remembered the screen door.

Taping Chandelier and Welcome Stenciling to DoorThe chandelier was the perfect scale for the screen door, and since this is the entry door to the camper, I purchased a “welcome” stencil, too. I found my chandelier stencil (7 x 9 inches) at my local craft store, but if you cannot find one locally, you can order this online. The design is very similar in look and scale (8 x 8 inches): Small Chandelier Stencil (affiliate link). If you can’t find a Welcome stencil locally, here is the welcome stencil I used: Welcome Decorative Stencil (affiliate link).

This project was simple and quick, with wonderful results! All I needed to do was tape the stencils to the screen door, and using some basic white acrylic paint and a stencil brush, I applied the paint to the screen (best to go lightly, and add paint after first coat dries so you don’t clog the screen with paint).

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