How to Stencil Decorative Items

Learn how to make the Wilderness Painting stencil project.
Learn how to make the Wilderness Painting stencil project.

Take a plain picture frame, a blank canvas, an everyday bucket. Add a hand-painted stencil design, and your run-of-the-mill decorative item has turned into something truly special.

The following pages take you to simple stencil projects you can do to create your own unique decorative items. Each article includes simple step-by-step instructions, colorful photos, and a stencil design you can download and print.

Stretch your creativity and explore these stencil projects.

How to Stencil Seed-Packet Pots. Gardening fans will love these adorable pots, each depicting a stenciled picture of a vegetable.How to Stencil a Wilderness Painting. A bear is the focus of this beautiful stencil nature scene.

How to Stencil a Dreamland Picture Frame. Lovely, fluffy clouds surround your favorite photos in this stencil project.

Colorful vegetables make plain pots pop in the Seed-Packet Pots stencil project. Learn how to create this stencil project in the next section.

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