i found this piece of wood at a thrift store last week.
i think it was the side of a box.
but i loved it’s texture, and i knew i could create something fun with it.
i decided to make my own stencils and paint the word ‘love’ on it.
i love the idea of being able to use any font i choose!
there are so many words, i that hold meaning for me
but ‘love’ seems to be one i go back to all the time.
i carefully cut away the black letters
and taped up the remaining paper to create a stencil.
so, dang simple!! just took a little time.
i painted toward the center of the letter
so that the paint wouldn’t bleed under the stencil.
i used aqua paint. love.
i removed the paper stencils right away.
yay! it worked!!
then i let the paint dry completely.
probably for an hour or two.
i sanded the letters just a bit to give it a worn finish.
i love it.
i think i might be cooking up some other project ideas using homemade stencils!!
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any fun projects you’re working on??