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Sweet Sunshine canvas – Stencil material

The Adhesive backed stencil material is a great and easy way to cut a design out to create a custom stencilled canvas. What’s more, you can even get your kids involved as they can paint over the stencil and it will stay put! I used the stencil material to create this sweet sunshine canvas and it was so easy to make!

PRODUCED AS PART OF MY DESIGN-TEAM WORK FOR Silhouette UK - SEE END OF POST FOR MORE DETAILS

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Sweet sunshine canvas

Creating the design

Download the design: YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE WITH SUN – PHRASE into your design space. Removed the outline cut from the file.

Ungroup the remaining of the design and separate the 3 main elements.

Altering the design

To remove the ‘sketch’ aspect of the sun, right-click on the sun and ungroup.

 

Add an offset to the word ‘sweet’ using the offset window. You can find this on the right-hand toolbar and select the ‘star’ icon.

Overlap the word sweet with the sun when adding the offset to ensure the offset is not larger than the cutout of the last few words in the sun.

Creating the stencil cut

Position all three elements on your design space with plenty of space around each of them. Using the rectangle tool, add a box around each design element.

 

This will allow you to create a stencil once cut. Load a sheet of adhesive back stencil material onto your mat and into your machine. Select the stencil material for the material in the drop-down list. Make sure you do a test cut before cutting the design out.

Painting the canvas

Before we use the stencil in is normal form, adhere transfer paper over the top of the stencil to pick up the negative elements of the stencil.

Position these onto your canvas. This will act as a mask to allow you to add a block of colour to the background. You can also add masking tape around the canvas to create a frame.

 

Once you have painted the background and it has dried, you can remove the masks and the place you stencil over the top of each area to fill in with

Sweet sunshine canvas

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This post was produced as part of my design team work for Silhouette UK have not been paid to make this post, but I am given supplies from Silhouette UK to use. However, I create projects with creative control and produce projects I am proud of and with products that I love.   The information provided is based on my own personal experience – I am not an expert. 

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Hi, I am Verity and I live in the UK.  I love to create beautiful projects whenever I can. My main passion lies with Papercrafting, however, I will always turn my hand to a new project or craft any chance I get.

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