Colorful Art-Themed DIY Stenciled Canvas

Posted by Carisa Zglobicki

Create a bright & colorful piece of artwork using acrylic paints and a Donna Downey Studios stencil.

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Hi Blitsy Fans! I have a fun project with a lot of impact that is super simple to make! It won't take you long at all and you'll get in touch with your inner child as you do some finger painting, let paint drip and play with stencils! I absolutely LOVE stencils. There are so many awesome stencils out there by many different companies but I have to admit my personal favorites are the Donna Downey Studios stencils. They seem to speak to me and every time I see a new one, I just have to have it. There was no way I could resist these paint brushes especially since I knew exactly what I wanted to make when I saw them. I hoard TONS of canvases. I mean, I have some 12x12's and even larger that taunt me from the recesses of my room with their large white blank stares!! haha Having come from a card making background initially, those large areas totally intimidate me. Having stencils helps me to come up with a game plan to finally put them to use. Let me show you how!

Join me in my studio!


Artist Quality Stretch Canvas

Liquitex White Gesso

Donna Downey Signature Stencil - Brushes

Americana Acrylic Paint Citron Green

FolkArt Acrylic Paint Yellow Lemon

Golden Fluid Acrylic Teal

Golden Fluid Acrylic Quinacridone Magenta

Ranger Dylusions Paints Fresh Lime

Ranger Dylusions Ink Spray White Linen

Dreamweaver Stencils Matte Black Embossing Paste

Imagine Crafts by Tsukineko irRESISTible Pico Embellisher in Wedding Dress

Ranger Archival Ink Jet Black

Unity Stamp Co Donna Downey Studios She stamp set

Acrylic Stamp Block

Palette Knife

Heat Tool

Spray Bottle


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I hope you enjoyed this Art-Inspired DIY Stenciled canvas today. Have you joined our Blitsy Addicts Secret Society group on Facebook yet?! You should! I love seeing what you are working on with your latest Blitsy stash and with the holidays fast approaching, I can only image how much fun inspiration will be shared all around!!!