OSCAR SOFA CHAISE - We finally cracked this design on the night of the Oscars when we got the proportions spot on. It's every bit as insanely comfy as it looks. And the weathered oak legs get the award for Best Supporting Role.
Here is an example of stencilling where no paint is used. Rather, you stencil with varnish, and then stain. The stain doesn't 'take' to the place where the varnish is (so it comes out clear wood color). This is delicate and pretty.