With these 20 quick-and-easy stenciling projects, crafters of any level can make their mark and add some spark to furniture and home accessories. The basics are simple, yet produce beautiful and varied results. Dozens of detailed pictures and instructions lay out all the techniques along with special surface treatments, such as faux painting and sponging. Traditionalists will love the wooden night stand which features a classic sheaf of wheat pattern with a raised, embossed effect. Transform an ordinary store-brought frame using a unique torn-tissue finish, and then stencil on a bee and butterfly design as a finishing touch. A simple floorcloth comes alive with a subtle but striking tone-on-tone stenciled pattern. Every attractive, contemporary project will suit today's tastes.