Decoupage Sign This is my latest decoupage / mod-podge project. I used some techniques that I have enjoyed and combined them into this sign. I used some reclaimed 1×4 wood that i had from other projects and simply nailed them to a couple 1×2’s for backing. Next I got some chalk paint and applied […]
Stenciling is a new project challenge. I’ll be giving more step by step descriptions in future projects.
First you need wood of course. I have been using some reclaimed pallet wood. You have to be a little more cautious about the pallet wood you get considering all the different products are shipped on it.
I usually clean it with a spray bottle filled with vinegar. That should kill any typical bacteria.
I also lightly sand it to get the entire rough surface off, since you need relatively smooth surface to use your stencil on.
I’ve used acrylic paint and a technique called dry brushing.