From greeting cards and gift tags to art journal pages mixed-media canvases, stencils are the secret to success in many projects. You can use them with a variety of paints and inks — or experiment with different ways to incorporate them, like using texture paste or embossing powder to add dimension to your artwork. If you need a little inspiration to get started, check out these step-by-step stenciling tutorials!
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