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Project

Stenciling All Over

Introduction

Stencil virtually anywhere -- on a wood panel, a pillow cover, or a ceramic plate -- with just a few inexpensive materials.

Resources: "On the Farm" stencil set, paint, and foam pouncers available from Martha Stewart Crafts. Wood panels available from Walnut Hollow.

Materials

  • Craft paint
  • Stencil set
  • Scissors
  • Items for embellishing, such as a wood art panel, solid pillow cover, or ceramic plate.
  • Foam pouncers
  • Stencil adhesive spray
  • Stencil tape
  • Dish or bowl of water

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Cut individual shapes from stencils with scissors or a craft knife.

  2. Step 2

    Spray stencil adhesive spray on the back of the stencil. Place stencil on item. Tape around stencil with stencil tape to secure and mask outer edges.

  3. Step 3

    Use foam pouncers to apply paint within stencil lines. Use tape to mask between sections as you go, if necessary.

  4. Step 4

    Peel off stencil and place in a dish of water for easy clean-up.

  5. Step 5

    Repeat with more stencil shapes, if desired. Allow paint to dry before using or displaying item.