- Five (5) ceramic white plates in different sizes
- Rubbing alcohol
- Craft knife
- Paper towels
- Container for water
- Refer to the Basic Stenciling Tips for information on using Martha Stewart Stencils.
- Prewash all glassware and ceramics in warm soapy water prior to decorating. Rinse well and dry.
- Wipe over cleaned surface with a rubbing alcohol moistened paper towel to further remove impurities and possible soap residue.
- Using stencil tape, horizontally mask off a section at the bottom of the plate as shown. Load a medium foam pouncer with Blue Sky and then paint below the tape. Let dry, then reapply a second coat. Let dry completely. Score along the tape edge using a craft knife BEFORE removing tape. Carefully remove tape.
- Apply chosen floral stencil as shown and lightly press in place. Stencil Ink Blue using a small dauber. While paint is still wet, carefully remove stencil. Let dry.
- Paint the entire plate front Ballet Slipper using medium pouncer. Let dry. If needed, apply a second coat for opaque coverage.
- Stencil the floral design as shown Ink Blue using a small dauber. While paint is still wet, carefully remove the stencil. Let dry.
TIP: When painting on a glass surface that is basecoated, do not remove the stencil from the backer sheet as the adhesive may be strong enough to peel away the background color. Use the stencil with the backing sheet still in place. Either hold stencil in place or VERY lightly tape in place.
- Stencil two large plates Ink Blue as shown using a small dauber. While paint is still wet, carefully remove stencil. Let dry.
- The small plate is stenciled Blue Sky using a small dauber. While paint is still wet, carefully remove the adhesive stencil. Let dry.
- Wash all stencils, brushes, and tools immediately after use before the paint dries.
- Cleaned stencils should be stored on the backer sheet for future use.
- Allow your painted glass project to dry for at least 24 hours before using the bake-to-cure method to enhance your project’s durability.