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Stenciling is a great way to add a unique touch to almost any surface. Whether you are creating a personalized gift, adding stencil accents to walls or home decor or making crafts with the kids, Plaid has the stencil products and inspiration to make your next project a success!

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Hold stencil in place using stencil adhesive spray or stencil tape, or use adhesive stencils. Dab paint on as before, applying a thin layer of paint at a time. Remove stencil while paint is still wet. If paint has dried, release stencil with a craft knife before removing.
 
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Yes, silkscreens are reusable. After each use, silkscreens should be washed and dried immediately to prevent clogging. Silkscreens can be washed with warm water immediately or can be gently scrubbed with soap and water. more...
 
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Yes, etching cream works beautifully with both adhesive silkscreens and adhesive stencils. Rub screens to secure design tightly to surface. Taping off areas not intended to be etched is a good idea when using silkscreens or stencils to prevent etching cream from spreading.
 
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One color stenciling is not just for beginners, it is quite popular in today's home fashions as a monochromatic or serene trend. The bonus for the beginner is that this type of stenciling is easy to do, yet achieves a decorator look. While many stencils are made for one color stenciling (one overlay), any stencil can be used. When there are multiple overlays, simply use the same color with each. more...