Thursday, August 13, 2015

Oh Joy, More Stenciled Objects

Still messing around with stencils - making the missing letters and learning as I go.


Tool box - needed 'something'. Sunshine helped too.



I used the same method to make the tagboard (well, an old yellow file folder) letters T, L, S from the original GROCERY stencil seen here at Getting Creative With Stencils and used the plastic O. Cardboard isn't the greatest preserver of sharpe edges, I prefer a heavy plastic and am contemplating trying to cut the letters out with a sharp blade on plastic (home made) letters.


 
A peek back at my first GROCERY sign.


I bought my GROCERY stencil from Donna of Funky Junk Interiors


I tried out a makeup sponge with the paint this time (same hint - use a piece of rag/paper to blot. 



Maybe I need a larger size sponge, the small end is a small grip area, but it worked ok. I also made another try with the HERBS stencil I made using my sister's Silhouette Cameo here First Try Stencil Making.




Thank you for visiting today.


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10 comments:

  1. I choose a font on my computer, print words or letters out on cardstock and then cut the stencil out.

    The other thing I do is buy jumbo stickers at Michael's and use the outline of the sticker as a stencil.

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  2. Pinned! Inspiring. I wnt to stencil some words, too. Thanks for the inspiration. Linda @Crafts a la mode

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  3. Thanks for the tips about stenciling.

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  4. Your tool box is fabulous Joy! I've been wanting a silhouette for a few years - hopefully Santa brings it this year. LOL All your stenciled projects are great :)

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  5. hello, thanks for sharing your tips on stenciling. I like the herb bucket, it will look nice as a planter. Happy Monday, enjoy your new week!

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  6. Joy, Aren't electronic die cut machine wonderful? Your stenciling is looking good. Sylvia D.

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  7. The letters sure add to an item and I've heard the Silhouette machines can do marvellous things.
    Thank you for linking to Mosaic Monday Joy.

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  8. All of your stencil projects are just great. Thanks for sharing your tips! Cynthia

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  9. That tool box is adorable! I am convinced that i need a Silhouette now. Thanks for sharing at Inspiration Thursday! Have a great week!

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  10. Very cool!
    I hope you'll come link up at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2015/08/double-play-on-way.html

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