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London Calling

London Calling

 

Stencils are a great way to customize your favorite objects and make them look unique and interesting. We had a lot of fun personalizing our guitar case and giving it more of a punk-rock look. The possibilities are endless when customizing! Show us how much fun you have customizing by sending us your pictures @stencil1.

This is what you’ll need:

Step 1: We chose a British theme for our punk-rock look so we are using the London stencil set, available in select JoAnn Fabric and Craft Stores later this month. First, we gave the case some texture by roughly painting the area we wanted to stencil white with paint and a brush.  

 

Step 2: Once the paint is dry—use a hair dryer to speed this up—you can begin stenciling! We started with the crown stencil. Remember to use a dry- brush technique. This means using very little paint and applying many layers. We weren’t going for a clean look, so we stenciled the crown roughly in a few areas. Use different colors and overlap your images for a more interesting design. You can use tape to secure the stencil or simply hold it in place with your hands. 

Step 3: Next we painted the silhouettes of the two-layer stencils. Once the paint dried, we stenciled the detail layers. Remember to use very little paint. 

Step 4: Lastly, we stenciled the British flag with the same rough look as the other stencils.

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Posted: 3/15/2014 8:24:00 AM by LEAP | with 0 comments
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