Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Cutting Edge Tree Stencil & A Giveaway!

I was so excited to get my hands on the Large Tree and Birds Stencil from Cutting Edge. The original plan was for it to go in the girls room but the wall quickly filled up in there so I moved on to plan B. Sometimes I love plan B!

I used this white all-purpose home decor acrylic from DecoArt. It was perfect for the project.

And I love the mini foam roller that comes with the stencils! Again, perfect for the job!

I actually completed this tree in one naptime which was awesome! The large tree comes in 2 parts so I began by leveling and taping the bottom part of the tree. So easy.

Then the real fun began...the painting. I started rolling away and in no time the bottom part was done and I was taping up the top part. I have no pictures of this because I got way too excited and forgot! I get a little crazy during my projects! Ha.

I barely used any paint on my brush as the instructions note and it came out perfectly! I didn't even have any smudges! It was seriously so quick and easy.

Before I knew it, there was a perfect white tree on the wall in our "loft" area upstairs. I was so very excited about it and so proud that I did it without any assistance from my husband!

The large tree stencil comes with a separate bird stencil full of different birds. I found two that were perfect for what I wanted.

I stenciled them above and on either side of the tree. I had been looking for a place to hang some of my daughter's artwork! She has been taping her papers all over the house so this would be the perfect spot to showcase her special drawings.

A screw was placed right under the bird's feet to look like the bird was carrying the twine. I tied twine around each screw and hung up some of our favorite art and pictures of the kids with clothespins.

This is the area in the house where I do my blogging, crafting, and sewing. The tree gave this area just the right touch and makes it feel so cozy and peaceful. I love it and so do my kids!

Cutting Edge offers a large variety of awesome stencils for you to choose from and now is your chance to win one!

Look at what you could do with this cool Chandelier Stencil. How fun is that?

And you can make a beautiful design like this with the Parsley Blooms Wall Pattern Kit...

To enter this giveaway simply visit Cutting Edge and comment letting us know what your very favorite stencil is.

For an extra entry, you can "like" Lemon Tree Creations on facebook and comment letting us know.

The winner will be announced on Saturday.

I will be joining these parties this week! Thanks for stopping by!

Happy Tuesday!

This giveaway is now closed! Thanks for participating. Stay tuned for future giveaways on Lemon Tree Creations!


Kristine November 16, 2010 at 6:08 AM  

Very hard to choose just one but the
Chrysanthemum Twist Stencil might be my favorite. My curtains could use an uplift!

Elias Junior November 16, 2010 at 6:24 AM  

Manda pra mim. Aqui no Brasil não tem. Ja participei de outra vezes e não ganhei. O que eu mais gosto é o
Chandelier Stencil

Jennifer November 16, 2010 at 6:28 AM  

Love the cutting edge stencils and each Lemon Tree features them. The large tree is one of my favorites as well.

Beth @ Wiccan Make Some Too November 16, 2010 at 6:31 AM  

Wow thanks for the class trip to Cutting Edge Stencils! My favorite is the Versailles Grand Panel Stencil. Very elegant

Kim November 16, 2010 at 6:52 AM  

that wall ROCKS!!!!!

ONE? did you say pick one? ha!
I would do the hen, chicks & rooster for the kitchen, the little salamanders for part of the childcare playroom, & crazy daisy flower set for another wall in the childcare :)

Kim November 16, 2010 at 6:52 AM  

I like Lemon tree creations on FB

Violeta November 16, 2010 at 7:08 AM  

I like the Large Tree & Birds Stencils

SaraBelle November 16, 2010 at 7:52 AM  

Great giveaway! Oh I love the large tree & birds stencils! That would look great in my daughter's room.

Lexi's Mommy November 16, 2010 at 7:52 AM  

my favorite would be the Damask Stencil Verde! I love damask!


SaraBelle November 16, 2010 at 7:53 AM  

I like Lemon Tree on FB too.

A City Girl November 16, 2010 at 8:04 AM  

Oh I love their stencils especially the Daisy Crazy Flowers for a little girls room.

A City Girl November 16, 2010 at 8:06 AM  

I liked Lemon Tree Creations!

CountryBelle November 16, 2010 at 8:14 AM  

I really like the romance wall pattern. I have ideas for these!!

AB November 16, 2010 at 8:17 AM  

I like the Casablanca stencil and I liked Lemon Tree creations on facebook!

Dana November 16, 2010 at 8:27 AM  

My favorite is the Hourglass stencil!

Dana November 16, 2010 at 8:27 AM  

I'm a fan on Facebook!

Melissa November 16, 2010 at 8:35 AM  

Love the alum twins.

Proper Prim November 16, 2010 at 8:42 AM  

My Fav is the Happy Hour stencil. Great giveaway thanks.


Proper Prim November 16, 2010 at 8:48 AM  

Liked and commented on Facebook.


BizzyMom November 16, 2010 at 8:57 AM  

LOVing the aspen!

" SHABBY JUNK" November 16, 2010 at 9:02 AM  

Where can I buy that Cahndelier Stencil?? JUDY

Aimee November 16, 2010 at 9:07 AM  

Uh, how in the world can anyone pick one...but for these purposes and the fact that I am getting ready to redo my daughters room...I like crazy daisy...it fits with her 'theme' already and will add a nice big girl flare! you tree looks great BTW

Jennifer Juniper November 16, 2010 at 9:08 AM  

I love the layered look of the "Spring Songbirds"! Yours is really beautiful.

Those birds remind me of the birds in Cinderella making the dress :)

Jennifer Juniper November 16, 2010 at 9:09 AM  

Aw, shucks, I like you...on Facebook :)

Aimee November 16, 2010 at 9:12 AM  

I liked you on FB too!! Stenciling here I come!

Sarah P November 16, 2010 at 9:14 AM  

Ooo....Parsley Blooms. I can't get enough!! So pretty!

saw99a at yahoo dot com

Suki November 16, 2010 at 9:19 AM  

Love that tree! Beautiful!

My top favorite stencil from Cutting Edge is the Virginia Creeper Border/Stripe Stencil. I even have a spot for it already.

Suki November 16, 2010 at 9:20 AM  

I like Lemon Tree on Facebook, of course.

Beth November 16, 2010 at 9:35 AM  

I like the birds on a branch, but my favorite is the one you used.

Jennifer @ Muse Lodge November 16, 2010 at 9:36 AM  

I love the Birch Forest! Fingers are crossed!

Vicki November 16, 2010 at 9:40 AM  

Thank you so much for turning us on to these beautiful stencils! I love the Sycamore Spreading Branch. It has 3 birds flying away from the tree. For me it's symbolic of my 3 children, the youngest just turning 18.

Vicki November 16, 2010 at 9:42 AM  

I like LTC on FB!

steelebjm November 16, 2010 at 9:43 AM  

I love the Casablanca allover!

steelebjm November 16, 2010 at 9:46 AM  

I liked you on facebook too.

Anna November 16, 2010 at 9:55 AM  

pick just one favorite..... just not possible. Japanese maple tops my list.

Becca November 16, 2010 at 10:02 AM  

my favorite is the Brocade No.1 Stencil :)

Becca November 16, 2010 at 10:03 AM  

I *like* you on fb!

emerzim November 16, 2010 at 10:03 AM  

I like the Hour glass all over stencil. I've been wanting to do a stencil on my dining room table. And this might be perfect!

Becky November 16, 2010 at 10:18 AM  

I love all of their stencils..It would be hard deciding which one to choose.

farmhouse mama November 16, 2010 at 10:19 AM  

LOVE the parsley blooms. This would be a perfect alternative to wallpapering our hallway.

Sandy November 16, 2010 at 10:26 AM  

It is so hard to choose just one--I like the Large Tree and Birds and The Spring Song Birds too. And so many more.

Onita76 November 16, 2010 at 10:29 AM  

wow, way too hard to just choose one favorite! love the large tree that you did and the large fruit tree too. love the damask and brocade stencils. the large zinnia is GORGEOUS! fun stuff :)

tammyig November 16, 2010 at 10:33 AM  

I just love the Japanese Maple Tree. It's so awesome!

Onita76 November 16, 2010 at 10:54 AM  

liking Lemon Tree on facebook

Heathere Willoughby November 16, 2010 at 11:23 AM  

I like the Dominique Chicken Stencil 2 Overlays

Leanne November 16, 2010 at 11:30 AM  

I like the big tree and birds.

Jessica November 16, 2010 at 11:51 AM  

Only one? Are you serious? That site is amazing! I do love the "Spring Songbirds", but I like the Damask and the Rooster anbd Chicks too. All of the trees/branches and birds are lovely. I guess those are my favorites.

Jessica November 16, 2010 at 11:52 AM  

I like you on FB too!

Courtney November 16, 2010 at 12:12 PM  

LOVE the tree! I have shared this site with so many friends :)

Estee November 16, 2010 at 12:32 PM  

I love the Japanese Maple Branch Stencil.

Michelle November 16, 2010 at 1:47 PM  

I love the birds on a branch wall art! These designs are so great! Thanks for the great giveaway!

j-ly November 16, 2010 at 2:09 PM  

Birds on a Branch

Allison November 16, 2010 at 2:34 PM  

The large tree and bird stencil is amazing! I have a similar set up for my son's artwork--what a great detail on the wall behind! Would you consider linking this over at Tell Me Tuesday on Vintage Pollyanna? I'd love to have you! http://vintagepollyanna.blogspot.com/2010/11/tell-me-tuesday-link-party-1.html

Taylor-Ann November 16, 2010 at 3:36 PM  

I already like Leamon Tree Creations on FB.. WOO hOO

Taylor-Ann November 16, 2010 at 3:37 PM  

I heart the Acacia all over design. Perfect for my office or master bedroom.

Anonymous November 16, 2010 at 5:10 PM  

I love this: http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/flower-stencil-wall.html?category_id=1008


dancin' momma November 16, 2010 at 5:47 PM  

They're all pretty amazing! I am loving the chandelier stencil though. It would be perfect in my girls' room!


dancin' momma November 16, 2010 at 5:48 PM  

I liked on FB!


RAE November 16, 2010 at 6:34 PM  

Oh my, decisions, decisions. This is really hard but I equally love Parsley Blooms and Allium Twins Flower Stencil...

Martha Carolyn November 16, 2010 at 6:42 PM  

Their stencils are to die for, and I love how your tree turned out!

My favorite stencil is the Spring Songbirds Wall Art Stencil.

Martha Carolyn November 16, 2010 at 6:42 PM  

I am a fan of your facebook page! {martha brown}

Speedtyper November 16, 2010 at 7:05 PM  

WOW that was hard to choose...I do love the filigree one and the one you used! I have the perfect place to put it too!!

thanks for an opportunity to win..

Melissa From Naches, WA

Sissi November 16, 2010 at 7:16 PM  

Hmm, so hard to pick just one, but it would have to be the Damask Oceana. What a pretty look it would be with a tone on tone paint. Thanks!

The Spann Fam November 16, 2010 at 7:20 PM  

i love the trellis stencil! i would totally put it in my galley kitchen! xo

The Spann Fam November 16, 2010 at 7:21 PM  

i like lemontree creations on fb!! :)

Anonymous November 16, 2010 at 7:24 PM  

I love the Brocade No.1 Stencil. They are all really awesome! I liked you guys on FB as well. I'm so glad I found your blog, it's amazing!!

Sarah @ Scissors and a Whisk November 16, 2010 at 7:52 PM  

I wanted to let you know that I passed on a blogger award to ya!

I just love reading about the things y'all make! Keep on bein' awesome :)


emboogie November 16, 2010 at 8:05 PM  

My favorite stencil is the Large Birds and Tree stencil. It would be so great in my bedroom and the birds would be so fun to hide all over my house : )

emboogie November 16, 2010 at 8:05 PM  

I LOVE Lemon Tree Creations on Facebook : )

mollie jenkins rauh November 16, 2010 at 9:10 PM  

i love the chandalier stencil, brocade no. 1, and allium gladiator!! i also LOVE lemon tree creations on facebook!

Shelly November 16, 2010 at 10:21 PM  

I LOVE the damask one!!


christa November 16, 2010 at 10:32 PM  

SERIOUSLY!! Just when I had given up and waaallaaaa. I have been searching for a Damask wallpaper but the colors are always wrong. Then enter a little tender mercy. . .LTC linking me to cutting edge! I am so excited for this find--thank you so much. And I am in love with the Damask Oceania Allover stencil. What a great idea!

christa November 16, 2010 at 10:36 PM  

I just "liked" LTC on Facebook. . .Gracias!

Carrie November 16, 2010 at 11:00 PM  

So hard to pick! I love Spring songbirds.

Candice November 16, 2010 at 11:16 PM  

I have always had a love for trees, so my favorite stencil is the "large tree and birds."

dev November 16, 2010 at 11:33 PM  

i love the tree! Would be perfect for a family tree idea floating around in my head... :) although, any of the pieces would be wonderful....

Renee' Simmons November 16, 2010 at 11:33 PM  

This was a hard decision, they are all so beautiful. I could use this one: Allium Twins Flower Stencil in my new bathroom we are doing!

Renee' Simmons November 16, 2010 at 11:34 PM  

I like you on facebook! Thanks for this wonderful opportunity!

Renee S. November 16, 2010 at 11:37 PM  

I have been daydreaming about all the stencils I could use in my house, much like I do when I get the new Pottery Barn catalog and daydream about all their awesome decor and how well they would look in my house! :) To name one stencil as my favorite is definitely hard...as I keep changing my mind. My favorite stencil right now is the large tree & birds stencil. It would look fabulous in my little girl's room. But ask me in 5 minutes which one is my favorite and it'll be a different one! Love them all! :)

dev November 16, 2010 at 11:39 PM  

like you on facebook too!

Jennifer November 17, 2010 at 6:36 AM  

LOVE this wall! Trying to figure out where in my house I could do the same thing for my daughter.

I love the spring songbirds stencil. would be excellent for my wall in our bedroom I don't know what to do with.

I love seeing all your ideas on facebook! Look forward every day for new crafty ideas to try.

Lisa November 17, 2010 at 7:38 AM  

This came out SO cute! I actually really like the tree for my craft room. I've been looking for something to fill up empty walls.

Terri. November 17, 2010 at 8:55 AM  

I love the Cats, Cats and More Cats! Wall stencil. Great giveaway!

Terri. November 17, 2010 at 8:56 AM  

I liked you on facebook.

TBonesMom November 17, 2010 at 9:36 AM  

For me, it would definitely be the Japanese Maple stencil! It's just perfect for my asian inspired bedroom.

TBonesMom November 17, 2010 at 9:37 AM  

I like LTC on FB!

Mrs. Kat November 17, 2010 at 9:42 AM  

My fav is the trellis stencil!!

Mrs. Kat November 17, 2010 at 9:42 AM  

I'm a FB fan!

Erin November 17, 2010 at 11:39 AM  

I love the Spring Songbirds stencil. I think it would look great in a powder room, wrapping around a corner - white on a darker color. Thanks for the inspiration!

Lisa November 17, 2010 at 12:24 PM  

I love your birds holding up the line for precious artwork! How cool. The tree is really spectacular too!

Anonymous November 17, 2010 at 4:22 PM  

The bird stencils were gorgeous. I started looking around my house where I could put the chicken stencils, so cute. But the winner for me is 'Parsley Blooms' & I already have a spot for it in my kitchen!

Lauren K. November 17, 2010 at 8:44 PM  

I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Allium Gladiator Flower Stencil!!! It would be great for a baby girl's room! The tree you used is a great one too!

Lauren K. November 17, 2010 at 8:46 PM  

Just "liked" on facebook. I would love to win! My craft/sewing/storage room needs something on the walls!

Tiffany November 17, 2010 at 8:58 PM  

I LOVE the large tree and birds stencil! I have the perfect space for it!

Tiffany November 17, 2010 at 8:58 PM  

And I LIKE you on facebook as well! :)

Heather at Happy Chippy Junk November 17, 2010 at 9:19 PM  

Love the tree and birds!

brudcrew November 17, 2010 at 10:41 PM  

I have been wanting a tree just like the one you show to make a family tree with little photos on our family room wall!
I hope I win!!

brudcrew November 17, 2010 at 10:41 PM  

I "like" Lemon Tree

Jeanne Selep November 17, 2010 at 11:21 PM  

Wow, I love the tree you used. That's my favorite. (Although the site had other beautiful tree branches also...

Abby November 18, 2010 at 12:51 AM  

I love the spring songbirds wall art stencil! It was hard to choose just one... :)

rebecca November 18, 2010 at 9:50 AM  

very pretty!
rwvanvoorhis at gmail dot com

3XMom November 18, 2010 at 10:33 AM  

so many great ones. Have to pick cherry blossoms. Or Japanese Maple. So hard to pick! Will go with Japanese Maple.

Lori November 18, 2010 at 10:35 AM  

I love the Allium Twins Stencil. There are so many places I could use it, especially in my bedroom.

Lori November 18, 2010 at 10:35 AM  

I also "Like" you on Facebook!

Anna and Stephen November 18, 2010 at 10:42 AM  

I LOVE the birds! I need them for my nursery! :)

Phredfamily November 18, 2010 at 10:45 AM  

Casablanca Allover Stencil is exactly what I want for a niche in our master bedroom. I'm looking to do a tone-on-tone print! I'm excited to find what I've been looking for!

Jennifer November 18, 2010 at 12:12 PM  

I love the Casablanca Allover Stencil. Might be perfect for our new dining room!

Jennifer November 18, 2010 at 12:12 PM  

I "like" Lemon Tree Creations on FB.

Colleen @ MuralMaker&More November 18, 2010 at 5:46 PM  

Love it, Tiffany! I think I've told you - I'm stencil-challenged. So I appreciate it even more when I see a beautiful job like your tree and birdies. And thanks for the link to DecoArt. I didn't know they sold it in 18 oz.

Would love for you to join us this weekend at Passion for Paint!

Alyssa November 18, 2010 at 5:55 PM  

I like LTC on facebook

Alyssa November 18, 2010 at 5:55 PM  

I'd love the butterfly wave stencil for both of my daughter's rooms.

alyssha lynn November 18, 2010 at 8:03 PM  

Yeah - I had to go back 3 times to pick my favorite :) Love the murals, the panels, and the japanes maple, but My FAVE is Birds on a Branch. Soooo versatile! Hope I win :)

alyssha lynn November 18, 2010 at 8:03 PM  

Oh and of COURSE I liked you on Facebook!

Maxabella November 18, 2010 at 9:31 PM  

Oh my, Tiffany I LOVE the way you have used that birdie stencil. It looks absolutely brilliant! x

Bargain Princess November 18, 2010 at 9:34 PM  

Tiffany, that is a great wall. I too like to stencil a bit... Take a look at the silvering that now decorates our front room.

Beth November 18, 2010 at 9:46 PM  

Pretty sure I LOVE the stencils you used. The Large tree and birds would be perfect for a difficult wall space in my daughters room.

Julie November 18, 2010 at 10:45 PM  

My favorites are the Spring Songbirds stencil and the Chandelier stencil.

other-option November 19, 2010 at 9:47 AM  

I love the missing link stencil from Cutting Edge. I've been wanting one of their designs for a long time.
- Danielle
other-option AT hotmail DOT com

sara and gailon November 19, 2010 at 6:35 PM  

love the tree stencil!

sara and gailon November 19, 2010 at 6:35 PM  

liked lemon tree creations on facebook!

Carmen November 19, 2010 at 11:55 PM  

the Birds on a Branch wall stencil! I have wanted it for a while now. LOve it!

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