Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge#27-“Shine Your Creativity with Stencil”


Hello creative folks DT Jyotirmoy here today with my first blog for Itsy Bitsy. We warmly welcome you to our 2020 blog.
Today I am here to inspire you with ‘Stencils’. I am so excited to announce this month’s blog challenge#27 “Shine your creativity with stencils”

Today I am going to make a simple and easy mixed media project using 4*4inch stencils which are available at the all the Itsy Bitsy stores. The store has a wonderful collection of stencils which you can use to create so many new things starting from cards, scrapbook layouts, decor pieces, altered project and much more.

You  can choose any 1 stencil and make anything to show your creativity.

Kindly go through the guidelines to participate in the

Itsy Bitsy Blog Bhallenge#27- “Shine your creativity with stencil”

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There are so many creative ideas that you can implement using 4*4 inch stencils of Itsy Bitsy.

Lets get started.

I called this mixed media project ‘Happiness’. Hope it inspires you.

  1. First of all I have taken  a  Wooden decorable and primed it with a coat of Acrylic gesso – white and allowed it to dry.
  2. Next, I gave some texture using stencils-Stencil Paisley Mandala – 4×4 Inch and Stencil Floral Swirl – 4×4 Inch. I also used thin cut dies Timekeeper and Cogs and wheels.


3. I then used Acrylic gesso – black .After it dried fully, I used chalk paint Indigo Rush, Teal tango, Orange Splash, and Tattered lace. To highlight the textures, I also used metallic wax with a sponge dabbing technique. The shade used here is Antique Gold.


4. Next, I took a  Wooden wall panel and coloured it with Wood stain .

  1. Then I  added some texture to the surface of the panel by stenciling with Mixed Media Paste 2 In 1 -White and after drying applied Acrylic gesso -black. Thereafter, I used Sponge blenders and applied chalk paint Tattered Lace and Orange Splash and finaly I used metalic wax Antique gold .
  2. Next, I took a MDF  coaster and primed with white acrylic gesso and allowed it to dry. Then I added texture in the shape of a tree using  a Stencil  and 2-in 1 Mixed Media Paste -White . When the texture dried completely, I primed it with black arylic gesso. After that, I coloured it with a mixture of Indigo Rush and Snow White chalk paint using a sponge.
  3. After that I took a primed chipboard – Curly tree and coloured it with Charcoal black .
  4. Next I highlighted it with Snow White chalk paint and metallic wax – Antique Gold. Then I stuck it on the textured part of the coaster. Then the coaster was pasted in the middle of the pine wood wall panel.
  5. After that I used air hardening clay to make few smiling faces also used Craft pelette and pasted them with Silicon glue .Next, I coloured them with Charcoal Black chalk paint and highlighted with metallic wax – Antique Gold. I also added a metal charm Dragonfly and Handmade flowers and two small wooden piece on which I painted leaves with Tinted metallic paint.
  6. After that, I placed the wooden wall panel  in the middle of wooden decorable. And that’s all.
  7. Hope you like this and  will do something unique with your own creative skills. Do participate in the Blog Challenge and share your creative projects with us. Happy crafting!

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Supplies used:

  1.  Wooden wall panel 20*20cm
  2. Wooden decorable
  3. MDF coaster 4*4inch
  4. Stencil floral swril
  5. Stencil Paisley Mandala – 4×4 Inch
  6. Stencil tree
  7. Acrylic Gesso-Black
  8. Handmade flowers
  9. Metal charms dragonfly
  10. Air hardening clay
  11. Mixed Media paste 2 in 1
  12. Silicon glue
  13. Chalk paint
  14. Acrylic gesso white
  15. Craft pelletes
  16. Chipboard curl tree
  17. Tinted metallic paint
  18. Wood stain Honey maple
  19. Thin cut die Time keeper
  20. Thin cut die cogs and wheels

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