Home Sweet Home Artwork

Posted by Meghan Quinones

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Typically when I use a stencil, I use paint to fill in its design. This time around I wanted to think outside of the box. So, I ended up using Decoupage glue as my medium!

Once I landed on glue and my medium, it only made sense to pair it with gold glitter. I really wanted my stencil to pop! I was a little nervous about this technique and wasn't quite sure how it was going to turn out. I was quite pleased with the end result. The only issue I had was getting glitter all over me! Oh, the life of a crafter. ;)

This glittery "Home Sweet Home" sign is the perfect addition to any room in your house! You could also add a hook to the back and hang it on the wall!

Here's what you'll need:

- 12x12 Piece of Craft Wood
- Multicraft Wall Stencil 12x12 Home Sweet Home
- Decoart Decoupage Glue
- Wow Gold Glitter (Shop glitter here!)
- Any Paper and Embellishments you want (I added ribbon)
- Spray Adhesive

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Let's get crafty!

Paint the front and sides of your craft wood. Let it dry.

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Spray the back of your stencil with spray adhesive, then place it on your craft wood, making sure it is centered.

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Go over your stencil with decoupage glue. You will want to put a nice thick layer over it so your glitter has something to stick to.

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Remove you stencil.

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Shake your glitter over your glue. Let your glue dry. Once your glue is dry, shake off all excess glitter onto a piece of paper. If you still have loose glitter on your wood, use a paint brush to brush off the excess.

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I decided to add gold ribbon to the sides of my quote. I cut two pieces of ribbon that were 13 inches long.

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I glued my ribbon to the back of my wood.

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I wrapped my ribbon over the front of my wood and glued it to the back.

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