I Did It!

A software engineer with a passion for making furniture dreams up a painted plywood coffee table that looks like it's topped with tile. A stencil makes it possible.

Woman sitting on gray accent chair wearing red blouse and jeans
Collage of Rust-Oleum paints, black and white stencils, and a stencil brush photo

Featured Products

  1. Wooster 1.25-inch Bristle Stencil Brush, $13; homedepot.com

  2. Santa Ana Tile Stencil in Medium, $13; cuttingedgestencils.com

  3. Hairpin Legs, $50 for four; diyhairpinlegs.com

  4. Chalked Ultra Matte in Charcoal, price varies; rustoleum.com

  5. Chalked Ultra Matte in Linen White, price varies; rustoleum.com

  6. Chalked Protective Topcoat in Matte Clear, price varies; rustoleum.com

  7. Rust-Oleum Protective Enamel in Flat Black, $7; amazon.com

  8. Rust-Oleum Matte Clear Enamel, $13; amazon.com

  9. Tile12 Reusable Laser-Cut Stencil, price varies; etsy.com

  10. Moroccan No. 9 Stencil, from $15; etsy.com

  11. Kerala Stencil, from $10; cuttingedgestencils.com
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