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Stencil Supplies

Few supplies are needed and can be obtained at your local hardware stores.

  • Pattern – from MB Historic Décor

  • Paint of your choice – We carry Jo Sonja brand water based paint.  We recommend that you use a stencil paints as they dry very quickly and allow you to move your stencil right away.

  • Brushes – one for each color.  We carry brushes in ¾”, 1” and 1 ½”.

  • Spray Adhesive – must say “temporary bond”.

  • Painter’s tape

  • Motsenbocher’s Lift Off Latex paint remover for cleaning stencils. We get ours at Home Depot.

  • Pencil, indelible fine point pen

  • Wet Ones wipes, paper towels     

  • Styrofoam trays or plates to use as paint trays

  • Plastic wrap / baggies to cover paint and wrap brushes

  • Palette knife / plastic utensils for mixing paints

  • Plumb bob for all over patterns (eg thread with a washer)

  • Ladder (for wall stencils)

  • Table, protected with newspaper, and trash bag

  • Sponge

  • Card board for cleaning stencils

  • Optional: hair dryer