Before going into today's technique for using stencils or masks, I'll show a sneak-peak of my new stencil coming out tomorrow. (No, I don't believe Friday the 13th is bad luck ... in fact I don't believe in luck at all.)
Now for today's topic--
Here's another Christmas gift idea coming your way!Plain coasters are a great substrate for creating stenciled Christmas stocking-stuffer gifts! They are available in a variety of places; one of them is Michaels.
My first step with my coasters was to put them into a cardboard box so that I could spray them with red acrylic paint. (The reason for the box was to contain spray that would otherwise be land on a wall!) I applied 2 coats of paint, allowing for drying time between the two.
After my two coasters had dried from that second spray, I placed them on newspaper and covered them with one of my stencils , 9" x 12" Swatton Borders #1. I used masking tape to secure the stencil to the coaster, and to the newspaper underneath.
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