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Christmas Art Prints With Stencils

You can create some Christmas Art easily with stencils!

 

Christmas Art Prints Craft Project Most Holiday decorations only extend as far as the tree, a few lights, a nativity scene and maybe a few cards taped to the door. Well, I want you to consider a new way to invite the holiday’s home. Maybe you have a couple of framed art prints hanging around (over the fireplace or behind the sofa)? Imagine replacing them temporarily with holiday art prints. It’s so easy to create your own Christmas art and complete your festive mood. Using stencils of course.

With stencils you choose the colors that will match the theme of your traditional decorations. What is your Christmas theme? Is it angels, reindeers, Santa Claus or snowflakes? You can find the perfect stencils to create art prints that will carry your Christmas theme to the walls.

The Reindeer Prints above were made with simple two overlay designs. They were painted on a plain white background. Then I matted and framed them using ready made frames with matts that I found at a local craft supply store. It was a very easy project and they look great over the fireplace. You can find them in the downloadable book below but remember that any stencil works for this Christmas Art Project.

Christmas: A Book of Stencils - This collection includes 9 designs: Santa Claus, a Reindeer, a Christmas Tree (with Christmas Stencil Bookoptions for decorations), a Candle with Holly Accents, Bells with a Bow, a Gingerbread Boy and Girl, and a String of Lights.

This purchase is of a PDF file which has 42 pages.

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Don’t be afraid to mix it up! Use two or more stencils together to create a more complex art piece. Use an angel stencil and surround her with some unique star stencils. Or you can paint a Santa Claus with some Christmas Tree Stencils. Use a larger image as a focal point and then put smaller images around it.

Or try one of the Free Printable Christmas Stencils we have on this site!

When creating your own stencil Christmas art, you can choose whatever colors best match your decor. Do you stay with the traditional red and green or do you like to dazzle it up with silver and gold? Maybe you’re into retro and you have a silver tree decorated with hot pink and neon green ornaments? The point is that since you’re creating your own art, be yourself. Have a good time!

Christmas Art Prints StencilOne of my favorite Christmas Craft Ideas is to pair Christmas stencils with words. Picture two individual prints each a picture of an angel in tones of gold with the words Peace and Joy. This is an opportunity to display the sentiments that mean the most to you.

Here are a few Free Christmas Stencils that you can use to pair with an image. Enjoy!

You may be curious about what type of paper works best for creating stencil art prints. You want a paper that has a smooth finish to allow the stencil to lay flat on the surface so that the edges of the painting will be clean and crisp. Also, you want a matte finish that will readily accept paint. Make sure it is heavyweight and thick so that the wet paint won’t cause the paper to bubble and stretch.

As far as paints go, I use Acrylic Craft Paints. I find that the thicker the paint the better the results. A thin paint will be more likely to run under your stencil. So don’t cheap out on paint.

I recommend Strathmore Windpower Bristol Pads (either the smooth or the vellum).

Just a fun note about the Strathmore Windpower line of Artist Papers, they are made with 100% wind power – a pollution-free, renewable energy resource.

I hope that now you have some great ideas about how you can decorate with stencil Christmas art prints. You are only limited by your own imagination (and I know there is no limit there). You can choose the size, colors, theme, framing…Let’s face it – you’re in charge. I know you’ll have fun with these great Christmas projects.

So go get ‘em and Happy Stenciling! Most of all Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Penny

P.S. See how you can set a unique table with custom painted cloth napkins for a fun Homemade Christmas Crafts idea!

 

 

 

We are thrilled to introduce these downloadable and Printable Stencils (click here for more). Instant gratification at its finest! You don't need a special printer - these designs are specially formatted to print straight from your home computer on standard letter sized paper. Once downloaded, you will have your complete stencil booklet with patterns and instructions. Just click, buy and print!

Each book will come to you as a down-loadable pdf file in your e-mail. Just check your e-mail after purchase for the link to connect to your file and print or save. It's that easy!

All designs can be adjusted to fit your project size. Instructions are included. Pages are 8.5” x 11”.

If you'd rather get your Stencil Books in Print, just click the blue button below each book.

Fleur de lis Stencils

Fleur de lis: Book of Stencils

This collection includes 22 designs. Ten are easy single overlay. Six have 2 overlays and six have 3 overlays.

This purchase is of a PDF file which has 63 pages.
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Oriental Stencils

Oriental Designs: A Book of Stencils

This collection includes 16 designs- Chinese Dragon, Bamboo, Oriental Figure with Coolie Hat, Ying Yang Koi Stencils, Bonsai Tree Stencil and 3 Cranes plus 10 Chinese Symbols (Eternity, Friendship, Happiness, Harmony, Long Life, Peace, Prosperity, Tranquility, Truth and Dragon.

This purchase is of a PDF file with 40 pages.
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Antique Door Stencils

Antique Door Hardware: A Book of Stencils

This collection includes 5 designs- Lion Head Door Knocker, Key Bow, Lock Plate and Mail Box Plaque (with two word options). These images should add a little fun and even some humor to the doors in your home while they introduce a touch of the past.

This purchase is of a PDF file with 25 pages.
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Princess Stencils

For a Princess

This collection includes 7 designs- Royal Carriage, Knight in Shining Armor, Castle, Dragon, Sceptre, Tiara and Pillow plus the word "Princess."

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Zoo Babies Stencisl

Zoo Babies: Stencils for a Nursery

This collection includes 7 animal stencils - an Elephant, a Giraffe, a Hippo, a Lion, a Monkey, a Tiger and a Zebra.

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Secret Garden Stencils

The Secret Garden

Create your own private wall mural garden retreat. This collection includes 12 stencils -fountain, bleeding heart, iris, bee, butterfly, foxglove, grasshopper, hummingbird, trumpet flower, morning glory, stone wall and stone path.

This purchase is of a PDF file with 51 pages.
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