Blog Posts - Stencils



 It's time for experimenting and sharing!  This week I played with silk screening metallic powder and am pretty excited about the results! Starting with Helen Breil's silkscreen 'Pills and coffee' www.helenbreil.com/silkscreens, the tiny ho...

Glowing Mason Jar Luminaries DIY Christmas Tote

When I was a little girl, one of my favorite things to do at Christmas time was to lie underneath the Christmas tree and stare up at the glowing colored lights. Nine times out of ten, I’d drift off to sleep lying there, while visions of kiss co...
by Knick of Time on Dec 11, 2016

Toolbox shelf for a Christmas hot cocoa bar

Every Christmas, I love to dream up a new hot cocoa bar idea. Blame it on our currently blustery weather! It. Is. COLD. And we west coaster Canadians aren’t use to it. So this year, a cheater idea came to mind. How about a toolbox shelf? I love...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Dec 8, 2016

Mistletoe Christmas Crate & Cat on the Naughty List

Have you ever watched adorable little children waiting in line for their turn to sit on Santa’s lap, then one of those sweet little cherubs climbs on and proceeds to pull Santa’s beard and push on his belly, just to see if it’s real...
by Knick of Time on Dec 7, 2016

Reclaimed wood Christmas Sleigh Rides arrow sign

I love love LOVE snow! As long as I don’t have to drive in it of course… But I think my love for snow stems from growing up on the dairy farm. A snow day flat out meant it was time to hook up the toboggan behind the tractor, with Dad towi...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Dec 6, 2016

archival stenciling on fabric...

it's THE most wonderful time of the year!once December 1st arrives,I'm ready to kick it in high gear with decorating & creating little gifts...join me over on the Ranger blog & I'll show you how simple it is to create custom stencil...
by studio 490 art on Dec 2, 2016

Typography Stenciled Chair and Chair Back Shelf

If you’ve been a regular visitor of my blog for awhile,  you may remember the grain sack typography chair makeover I did a few years ago (seen HERE).  Well, today is a day of totally trashed chair projects, and I have other typography chair...
by Knick of Time on Aug 26, 2016

Thrift Store Makeovers and No More Complaining

I’m so glad my son wasn’t with me last week when I went to the thrift store. If he was, I’d be eating crow right now. I almost never find good deals there these days. I’ve ranted about it before, so I won’t rehash it. Si...
by Knick of Time on Aug 22, 2016

Give Thanks DIY Painted Wood Sign

I want to enjoy every last minute of summer, but knowing that autumn is just around the corner, I decided to work on a sign with a “give thanks” theme. I designed a new stencil, based on the Bible verse from 1 Thessalonians 5:18, R...
by Knick of Time on Aug 18, 2016

Farmhouse Totes – Farmhouse Friday

If I asked you to name one piece of decor in your home that not only looks great, but is functional as well, what would your answer be?  #1 on my list has to be totes. They are hard-working and can be used in any room in the house, from the bathroom...
by Knick of Time on Jun 17, 2016

Rustic shed reveal with sawhorse potting bench and old rake sign for garden tools

When I was asked to create some garden themed stencils, one of the first ideas that popped into my mind was something to do with a potting bench. A potting bench was something that would entice you outdoors, keeping you creating, through the bea...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Jun 14, 2016

Happily Ever After Mini Dresser Makeover + New Quilt Block Stencil

I think all the best stories start with “once upon a time” and end with “happily ever after, and I have a good one for you! First, let’s meet the damsel in distress… I found this small dresser at a thrift store with a...
by Knick of Time on Jun 12, 2016

Stenciled Potting Bench

Last week here on IBC I shared a fun stenciled coffee tray. I was gratified by the response to that post and thrilled that you liked the tray as much as I did. Today I’m back with another fun stencil-inspired project (a stenciled potting bench)...
by Inspired by Charm on May 31, 2016

DIY Stenciled Coffee Tray

*Before we get into this fun post, CLICK HERE. I’m hosting a giveaway. You can enter to win your own stencils, paint, and brushes! Good luck! Earlier this week I showed you how to make some fun felt travel accessories, but it’s been a whi...
by Inspired by Charm on May 27, 2016

Hand stamped tile coasters

I found something fun at the hardware store the other day and I made some hand stamped tile coasters!Hubby thinks it’s funny that I refer to Home Depot as “the hardware” store like it’s 1945, as in “Goin’ the the h...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Apr 27, 2016

Revamped hallway old sign coat hooks entry

It all started when reader Sandy said she wanted to meet up with me. How cool! “Do you want to meet at the local restaurant… the house…?” “HOUSE! But please don’t pick up or anything.” Heh. That would be a li...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Apr 12, 2016

GIVEAWAY! ArtistCellar stencil set & new art video

UPDATED UPDATED UPDATED THE WINNER IS: Miriam Gault Congratulations Miriam!!! You have been contacted to claim your prize of this set of awesome stencils. Thank you to everyone for entering, your wonderful ideas on how to use these stencils (I’...
by Iris Impressions Art on Apr 7, 2016

The Great Outdoors + Arrows Stencil Designs!

Some of my best memories are memories made outdoors –  camping, fishing and bike riding with my parents and sister, and then with my husband and kids when I had my own family. Since the weather is warming up, I’m thinking about all t...
by Knick of Time on Apr 7, 2016

Flatware Carrier That Looks Like an Old Crate!

We don’t have a Costco where I live, so when I get the chance to shop at one, I’m like a kid in a toy store.  I want to taste all the samples, I want to stockpile commercial size containers of minced onions, and I get sucked in by cool...
by Knick of Time on Apr 3, 2016

the challenge is...dimension...

today I'm the guest designer over atMixed Media Monthly challenge...thanks so much for the invite ladies!here's my submission for the challenge, which is "dimension"..."dimension" grabs your interest & invites you to  inspect the a...
by studio 490 art on Apr 1, 2016


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