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Stencil1 @ CHA

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We’re excited to announce we will be at the CHA Megashow in Anaheim, CA. Come see
our new stencils and premium tools. We will be at worker’s space booth 911-06.

See you there!

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Reinvent the Holidays: Geometric Reindeer Ornament

Picking out ornaments for the tree is one of the best parts of the holidays. Make it extra special and exciting this year by making your own ornaments!

For this how-to you will need: Stencil1 Traditional Ornament Kit, multi-surface paint, stencil brushes (or sponge) and string.

Step 1: Choose one of the shapes and pair it with a stencil. We chose the deer ornament and the stripes stencil.

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Step 2: Paint the ornament a solid color. Make sure to paint the edges as well. Let the paint dry off completely.

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Step 3: Place the stencil on the ornament. Stencil using a dry brush technique. This means stenciling with very little paint and applying multiple layers. You can use a stencil brush or sponge for this step. We decided to stencil with multiple colors but this would also look great with only one accent color.

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Step 4: Carefully lift the stencil and allow it to dry.

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Step 5: Use string to hang your ornament. Take a picture and show us what your ornaments look like @Stencil1

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Reinvent the Holidays: Modernize Tradition

Add a modern twist to traditional holiday wooden shapes with our new geometric stencil designs.

 

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Reinvent the Holidays: Six Ways to DIY

Number 1: Birch Wood Slabs (Michaels)

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Stencils: Fancy Bird Silhouettes, Birds 6-pack

Materials: Multi-purpose paint, wood slabs, stencil brushes

 

Number 2: Small Holiday Gift Bags

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Stencils: Fancy Bird SilhouettesBirds 6-pack

Materials: Stained Sharpie markers, tote bags

 

Number 3: Cork Coaster

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Stencils: Winter Holiday 4-Pack

Materials: Cork Coasters, multi-purpose paint, stencil brushes

 

Number 4: Penguin Wooden Box

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Stencils: Penguins 2-Layer, Quatrefoil Pattern

Materials: Multi-purpose paint, stencil brushes, wooden box

 

Number 5: Slate Coasters

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Stencils: Winter Holiday 4-Pack

Materials: slate coasters(Michaels), multi-surface paint, stencil brushes

 

Number 6: Paper Mache Gift Boxes

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Stencils: Ornaments, SnowflakeWinter Holiday 4-PackFancy Bird Silhouettes

Materials: Stencil brushes, paper mache boxes, multi-purpose paint

 

 

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Reinvent the Holidays: DIY Ornaments (Free Template!)

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Ornaments are not exclusively for trees. In fact, these paper ornaments look great as a paper garland for your door or wall and they also make great gift tags!

We made these ornaments using a template (download this template for free below!) and Clearsnap Crafter’s Ink. When you stencil these, use very little ink and a sponge! Allow 10 mins for the ink to dry if you use glossy paper.

These are the stencils we used: Corsiva Font , Winter Holiday Pack, Sayings Pack and our new 6 x 6 patterns

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CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF >

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Reinvent the Holidays: Wooden Ornaments

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Add some flare to your Christmas tree with these geometric ornaments. Contrast solid blocks of color with our Stencil1 geometric patterns.

To make these ornaments you’ll need Stencil1 pattern stencils (take a look at our new small pattern stencils here!), multi-surface paint, wooden ornaments, painters tape, stenciling brushes and string.

For the solid blocks of color: use tape to section off areas before painting.

For the patterns: Stencil using a dry brush technique, use very little paint and apply numerous layers!

Send us photos of what you make! @Stencil1

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