Top Stencilling FAQ’S – How to stencil tips and hints

Hello, Welcome to our new blog from Ideal Stencils

So you want to know the basics of stencilling and not sure what it’s all about or you have got your first stencil and you want to know what materials you need and how to go about your project to get the best results. This blog puts alot of helpful info in one place and will guide you through your journey into stencilling and give you all the hints and tips you will need to know. Continue reading “Top Stencilling FAQ’S – How to stencil tips and hints”

HOW TO: STENCIL BRUSH TECHNIQUES & EFFECTS

Hello again from Ideal stencils today we are going to be looking at some of the effects that you can achieve using a stencil brush. A stencil brush is different from a normal paint brush  because it has a circular head of stiff packed bristles that is designed to stop paint from getting under your stencil. You don’t need to use a lot of paint while stencilling… always remember to wipe extra paint off your brush! Continue reading “HOW TO: STENCIL BRUSH TECHNIQUES & EFFECTS”

HOW TO STENCIL USING A ROLLER

Hi, Stencil people. Ideal stencils are bringing you another useful stencil tutorial and today we are going to be showing you how to paint your stencil (in this example our star stencil) with a roller. When your stencil has large cut out areas or you have a large project in mind then it may be worth ditching the brush and getting yourself a stencilling roller to make easy work of the job.

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HOW TO USE A STENCIL BRUSH

Hello world! Ideal Stencils here, the home of all things to do with stencilling. Today, on the back of our blog entitled ‘All about stencil brushes‘ we are going to be showing you the basics on how to use a stencil brush. We are going to be using our flamingo stencil to show you how it’s done, then once you have the basic stencilling technique down to a T you can go forth with your stencilling projects with confidence and flare.


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CHOOSE THE RIGHT STENCIL BRUSH

A big hello from Ideal Stencils! Today we are going to be talking about painting your stencil with a stencil or stencilling brush. I hear you asking: Can’t I just use a standard paint brush? What kind of brush should I get and what size? How do you use one? When should I use a brush and when should I use a stencilling roller? What are the pro’s and cons of using a Stencil brush? Read on and all your questions will be answered…

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