Stencils from Henny Donovan Motif.
New Christmas Stencils now online
Stencils from Henny Donovan Motif Stencils - the home of contemporary stencil design - all totally original stencil designs from designer Henny Donovan. Henny's cutting edge stencils are ideal for high quality original interior decorating. Add unique designer touches to walls, panels, fabrics, floors, furniture and accessories. Henny's innovative trademark designs are used worldwide by homeowners, interior designers & decorators, architects, production companies, shops, theatre companies and are featured extensively in interior and lifestyle magazines across the globe. Scroll down for thumbnails of our products and click to see each product page, packed with inspiring images and information. Buy online via our secure checkout and payment page. We ship to all worldwide destinations three times a week and offer a personable and helpful service. More information below. Delivery and despatch information below.
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About Henny Donovan Motif
Motif has been established to showcase and sell the range of exciting up to date stencils from artist, designer and author Henny Donovan. Henny's reputation as the most contemporary stencil designer has grown rapidly - "one of the most fashionable collections around is Motif" - says the Mail on Sunday. Henny's innovation in stencil design has done much to dispel the bad rep of 80's stencils, and her break-through signature range of oversize designs has brought the decorative possibilities of stencilling firmly into 21st century living and design. The Motif website is the only outlet to purchase Henny's original stencils and stencil paints.
TV and press coverage
Motif stencils are regularly featured on UK TV and in UK and international interior design magazines. Henny's stencils have appeared on BBC DIY SOS, 60 Minute Makeover ITV1, Channel 4 and in numerous magazines and publications - such as Homes & Gardens, Ideal Home, The Sunday Times Magazine, Marie Claire, Eve Magazine, Country Living, House Beautiful, Period Living, Your Home, Living Etc, Perfect Homes, Channel 4 Homes magazines and the Italian Magazine, and in The Mail on Sunday, the Evening Standard Homes & Property, The Guardian, The Observer, as well as US Homes, and Cottages and Bungalows and many more.
Each one of our designer stencils is unique to this website and designed and produced by Henny Donovan. Henny's stencil designs are based on closely observed, original drawings, or historical archives. All our pre-cut stencils are precision cut by laser on high quality, durable 125 micron mylar (semi-transparent polyester film) and are straight forward and simple to use. Suitable for repeated usage and gentle washing. Stencils are supplied with usage instructions to get you started. Each stencil design has its own page on this site, with inspiring photographs/graphics and full description, so you'll see how the design works and get some decorating ideas too. Stencil dimensions (up to .5 of a centimetre and 1/4 of an inch) are also given in the Specifications section to help with your decorative planning. Use with our much loved range of water based Stencil Paints and Equipment. The Motif website is the only outlet selling Henny's original stencils and paints.
Paint Range & Decorating Equipment
Henny's paint range has been designed for use with our stencils and our extensive palette of fantastic colours gives a really diverse range of choices for all schemes - go to Paint Range to view our 'Paint Box' showing all colours and types of paint. Motif also offers useful tools, materials and equipment for all interior decorators for perfect stencilling - go to Equipment Range to view all equipment and accessories.
Motif Art Gallery
An exciting feature of the Motif website - our online Art Gallery - showcasing some of the work of artist and designer Henny Donovan. As well as Henny's extensive design work to create the stencils on sale throughout the Motif website, she has also created a series of original paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, stencil pieces, textile and gilded pieces, which are now for sale through our Art Gallery.To see the first of our online exhibitions exclusively featuring Henny Donovan's work go to Art Gallery.
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Motif deliveries - shipping worldwide 3 times a week
Motif despatches take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays weekly, unless otherwise notified - except on weeks with Bank Holidays. All orders are sent by first class Royal Mail to avoid the hassle of waiting for couriers. UK orders arrive 1- 2 working days after despatch, order by 12pm on day of despatch for next day delivery. European orders arrive 5 - 7 days after despatch. Orders to the USA arrive 7 - 10 business days after despatch. Orders to Australia and Asia arrive - 10 - 14 days after despatch. Individual confirmation of despatch date is emailed to customers Mon-Fri - this is not an automated reply, as we prefer to email customers personally to confirm exact despatch dates and any other relevant information specific to your order. Orders received before 12pm UK time on day of despatch will go out that day, orders received after that time will go out in the next despatch.
Christmas & New Year Despatches
For delivery before Christmas Motif despatch dates are:
Australia, New Zealand, Asia Wednesday 3rd December
USA, Caribbean, Europe, Ireland Friday 12th December
UK inland Friday 19th December
Last despatch day before Christmas Monday 22nd December. First despatch day of new year Friday 2nd January 2015.
Purchasing and shipping information:
When you shop with Motif online your order will be processed in complete safety through our secure payment page. Our shopping cart works out shipping to all worldwide and UK destinations. Prices are in UK pounds sterling and there are currency converter links to check dollar conversions etc throughout the site. Enter your destination in the shopping cart to calculate shipping for chosen products and use the currency converter links to check currency conversions and dollar prices. Please note: we now have a minimum order of £10.00 UK Pounds before shipping costs are added.
Postage and shipping - is calculated on the weight of the item/s that you buy as well as the delivery destination - see our Information and Enquiries page for a breakdown of weight categories and costs. Small stencils are packaged in firm backed envelopes. All other stencil designs are packaged in robust and attractive silver tubes, making our stencils an attractive gift option. Larger orders of paints, equipment and books may be individually packed for safe and best transportation to all destinations.
All Henny Donovan designs and paints are unique to Motif and currently the Motif product range is only available through this website on a mail order basis - you can order through the shopping cart or over the phone on +44 (0) 207 254 5541. We ship to all worldwide destinations three times a week.
For trade enquiries from stockists/retail outlets and enquiries from interior decorators about our discount scheme, please use the Enquiries Form on the Information and Enquiries page, including information about your company.
All of our stencils are now illustrated extensively online with a fully detailed stencil page for each design. Use the Stencil Gallery on this page to view all stencils and click through to their relevant pages for more images and information. Sign onto our mailing list for news of stencil updates and new products.
All Motif stencils, stencil designs, photographic and graphic images are protected by copyright and reproduction is strictly prohibited. Henny Donovan stencils are sold for private usage only and may not be used for commercial projects or retail reproduction, or for any kind of resale or reproduction of stencilled images either photographically or for marketing, advertising or publishing of any kind. The stencil and graphic images on this website may not be used or reproduced for any kind of logo, letterhead, website illustration, advertising or other, either personally or commercially. If you have any queries relating to copyright or usage of Henny Donovan designs please use the enquiries form on the Information and Enquiries page.