Paint

Messages of Love Boards

By  Sloane Simmons  for  EZScreenPrint

size: 12"x9", 00" diameter

  • Love is the Air Board
  • All We Need is Love Board

Materials

  • EZScreenPrint Finished Silk Screen Stencils, 8-1/2”x11”; 6”x6”
  • ArtMinds Beveled Wood Plaque, 12"x9"
  • Walnut Hollow Basswood Unfinished Country Round, 00" diameter
  • Jute twine

Tools

  • EZScreenPrint Basic Starter Screen Printing Kit
  • DecoArt Matte Acrylic Sealer/Finisher
  • Speedball Opaque Screen Printing Inks: Pearly White, Raspberry, Gold
  • Flat paintbrushes
  • Strong adhesive

Basic Supplies

  • large cardboard scrap, newspaper, scissors

Pattern - Messages of Love Boards

  • Love is in the Air Plaque
  • 1. Print out full-size pattern. Print pattern onto transparency film. Create 8-1/2"x11" EZScreen stencil following manufacturer's instructions.
  • 2. Cover work surface with newspaper. Basecoat plaque Pearly White using flat until opaque, letting each coat dry between application. Let dry.
  • 3. Position stencil on plaque. Apply Gold to stencil using flat. Remove stencil by carefully lifting off plaque; rinse stencil with tap water.
  • 4. Once ink is dry, adhere jute twine on back of plaque for hanging. In well-ventilated area, spray plaque with matte sealer.
  • All We Need is Love
  • 1. Print out full-size pattern. Print pattern onto transparency film. Create 6"x6" EZScreen stencil following manufacturer's instructions.
  • 2. Position stencil on unfinished wooden round. Apply Raspberry on openings on stencil using flat. Remove stencil and rinse with tap water.
  • 3. Once ink is dry, adhere jute twine on back of wooden round for hanging. In well-ventilated area, spray wooden round with matte sealer.
  • Tip
  • 1. Hold down stencil with one hand while applying ink with the other, or use painter's tape for a secure hold.