Ginger Snap Crafts: fab friday {vinyl stenciling}

fab friday {vinyl stenciling}

I wanted to try something a little different. :)

My partner, Melissa, loves C.S. Lewis.  I love this C.S. Lewis quote, & I thought Melissa would, too. :)
I used vinyl as a stencil to make the background a little more interesting. :)

First I painted my board with grey paint.
Then for the background I used this cute pattern from the Silhouette online store.
I used white vinyl, but you really could use whatever color you had since it's going to be used as a stencil.
I cut it the size I needed using my straight edge paper cutter.

I wanted the vinyl to stick really well.
After I applied the vinyl & before removing the transfer tape
I made sure to rub it really well over the entire surface.
You don't want the paint seeping through!

Then I painted over the vinyl using white paint.
After the paint had dried completely I carefully removed the vinyl. 
It had left a perfect pattern. {Love it!}

Next I applied the C.S. Lewis quote cut in black vinyl using the impervious font.

All done!

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  1. I love using Vinyl as a stencil! It works so well! Bet Melissa loved this! :)

  2. Hey, great blog. I'm a new follower and I linked my refinished table to your linky party. Thanks for the nice comment on my blog!

  3. This turned out wonderful, Ginger! You're the queen of vinyl stenciling in my mind! Glad to see you had a nice vacay- seems you didn't miss a beat! Hope you have a super weekend :)

  4. That is really cute and clever. Glad you joined my newbie party. Please add my link or button as well.

  5. I am visiting via Today's Creative Blog.

    This is a fantastic project! Thank you for sharing.

    Happy Tuesday!

  6. Cute project! I don't have a silhouette (yet...) but I do have a cricut. I think I could do this same idea using scrap book paper for the back and use my cricut for the letters. Great idea. I am sure your friend will love it!

  7. Love that stencil. Just used it on an end table last week!

  8. OH! This is so cute! I am head over heels for quatrefoil. Super jealous of your Silhouette, those things are so neat!

    New follower here :)

  9. I love that stencil! It turned out so cute! I'm a new follower. :) Love your blog!

  10. What a great stencil - I'll have to add it to my list of downloads! This looks super cute! Thanks so much for linking up to The Creative Spark. I would love to see you back next week!
    Jenn :)

  11. This turned out fabulous and I love the quote you chose! :-) Thanks for linking up!

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  13. Looks fantastic- Thanks for auditioning for American Crafter!


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