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Martha Stewart Vases

The simple elegance of a fern frond or leaf sprig transforms plain ceramics into decorator accessories. Our easy-to-use adhesive stencils are lovely for home and gift-giving, too.

At a Glance:

#4170 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin...

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.39
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin...

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.39
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Glitter...

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.59
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Martha Stewart Crafts ® Foam Pouncers Set - 6pc

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.89
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Martha Stewart Crafts ® Leaves Adhesive Stencils

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $10.89
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instructions

Other Supplies

Vases and containers of your choice

Instructions

TIP Practice your technique or check your color by first making a sample print on paper or scrap fabric.

  1. Use a straight edge and pencil to draw a guide line, if applicable.

  2. Remove backing from stencil and set aside. Place stencil on surface.

  3. Pour a small amount of paint onto your palette. Load paint sparingly on a stencil brush or sponge and dab off excess. Lightly dab on a thin layer of paint; apply a second coat if necessary. Paint all areas of one color on the stencil before moving on to the next.

  4. Vary the application of Spring Pasture and Green Curry, painting first with Spring Pasture. Pick up some Green Curry on the pouncer and highlight the ends of the leaves.

  5. Let the two greens dry, then pounce Peridot Glitter over the entire design.

  6. While paint is still wet, carefully peel off stencil.

  7. Let the paint dry completely before placing another stencil (or color) over it.
  8. Clean Up
    1. Wash all stencils, brushes, and tools immediately after use before the paint dries. Use Martha Stewart Crafts Brush & Stencil Cleaner to remove dried paint.

    2. Repair torn stencils with transparent tape. Place tape on both sides of the tear and cut away the excess with a craft knife.

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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