The effect is very tone on tone and the giant French icons appear and disappear as the light in the room changes.
Some of them are only partially applied fading away into the ceiling or a window.
I did it haphazardly being a fan of imperfections in decor which I think lend character.
After the cost of the paint this design idea cost me about five dollars for the cost of the clear protective coat. The stencil I cut from leftover cardboard from one of Mr. Snarky's school projects.
Start to finish, the application took around an hour.