About Us

Trendy Stencils:
We Make Perfect Stylish Stencils!


Trendy Stencils produces some of the most beautiful and unique decorative stencils for today’s DIY-er. Murat Onur Orel, long-time professional decorative artists, founded the company in 2008. Prior to that they ran the San Diego’s leading design company, Spec Fin (Specialty Finishes). During that time they completed hundreds of high profile decorating projects in collaboration with the area’s leading interior designers.And in 2008 it all shifted to DIY! So, we decided to use our wealth of painting and stenciling experience to empower and inspire the new DIY-ers. And Trendy Stencils was born! We started by offering a small collection of our professional stencils. We also shared free stencil videos full of professional tips and tricks, and DIY-ers loved it! We showed that anyone can stencil and decorate their home with our easy-to-use stencils and expert tips. People who never stenciled before started to send us beautiful pics of their stenciled projects, and we were amazed!Soon our popularity among the DIY community soared. We’ve been featured on TV, in major design magazines and on 1000s of DIY blogs. We’ve created hundreds of beautiful, user friendly stencils and innovative stenciling tools such as our patented Clip On Stencil Level. Trendy Stencils has become one of the largest and most popular stencil companies with a huge following. Today we continue teaching, inspiring and empowering the ever growing DIY community.





Meet The Team

Murat Onur Orel

Creative Director







Our Core Values: What We Believe In



Trendy Stencils is committed to reducing and recycling all possible waste. This is in keeping with our attitude of using our stencils to up cycle and repurpose furniture instead of filling a landfill. Our commitment is evident by our efforts to deliver specific plastic waste to specific recyclers outside of our state. We have a complete in-house recycling program which we continue to refine.



Doing Good And Helping Others

Doing Good and Helping Others Trendy Stencils cares. So we donate stencils, stenciling materials and make contributions to various charitable organizations such as Ahbab (Turkish donation organization for Earthquake Victims, AKUT. It’s a mandatory practice for a sustainable community.


Inspiring Creativity And Sustainability

"Let no curbside furniture go unstenciled!" Trendy Stencils was formed as an extension of Murat Orel creativity. Both understand the benefits of expressing yourself, in art, music and lifestyle. Stencils are a tool that helps us to up-cycle and re-use things, thus helping to minimize our impact on the planet. Stencils also help us to create gifts and future family heirlooms and to embellish our homes in a way that brings us to a happier place.