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Make Rustic Christmas Art Using The Deer Head Stencil

Use Wall Stencils To Make Rustic Christmas Home Decor

Welcome back, my Cutting Edge Stencils friends.  It’s time to deck the halls with stenciled Christmas spirit! If you are looking for easy and affordable ways to dress up your home for the Holidays then our stencil designs can help.  Today we’re sharing a festive project using reclaimed wood and our Deer Head Stencil.

Cutting Edge Stencils shares how to make DIY rustic Christmas art using the Deer Head Stencil and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/deer-head-wall-stencil-deer-antlers-stencils-for-walls.html

For our visual fans, you’ll enjoy this quick video tutorial showing how to make Holiday reclaimed wood art using our Deer Head Stencil.

Erika, our in-house craft guru, had spotted a wooden wine box sitting in the trash.  She scooped up the wood and decided to use it to craft rustic Christmas decor.

Learn how to make a DIY farmhouse key holder using the Horse Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/horse-stencil-horse-head-wall-stencils-decal.html

Erika took the wooden box apart. She used a wood glue to hold two panels together and then nailed a supporting piece of wood on the back side.  This created her wood canvas.

Learn how to make a DIY farmhouse key holder using the Horse Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/horse-stencil-horse-head-wall-stencils-decal.html

Erika let the wood glue dry over night. Then she sanded the wood canvas.

Learn how to make a DIY farmhouse key holder using the Horse Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/horse-stencil-horse-head-wall-stencils-decal.html

After the wood canvas was prepped and ready to go, Erika painted it white using Benjamin Moore Navajo White.

Learn how to make DIY rustic Christmas art using the Deer Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/deer-head-wall-stencil-deer-antlers-stencils-for-walls.html

Then she was ready to start stenciling.  She decided to use our medium Deer Head Wall Art Stencil for this festive decorating project.

The Deer Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/deer-head-wall-stencil-deer-antlers-stencils-for-walls.html

She sprayed the back of the stencil with Sticky Note spray adhesive which can be purchased from your local craft store or Amazon.  Repositionable spray adhesive can help hold the stencil in place and reduce bleed.

Learn how to make DIY rustic Christmas art using the Deer Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/deer-head-wall-stencil-deer-antlers-stencils-for-walls.html

She placed the stencil on top of the painted wood.

Learn how to make DIY rustic Christmas art using the Deer Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/deer-head-wall-stencil-deer-antlers-stencils-for-walls.html

Erika chose to paint the pattern in Benjamin Moore Ladybug Red 1322 using a 4″ dense foam roller.

Learn how to make DIY rustic Christmas art using the Deer Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/deer-head-wall-stencil-deer-antlers-stencils-for-walls.html

Erika made sure she brushed off any excess paint on a piece of paper towel.  Too much paint will cause the design to bleed.

Learn how to make DIY rustic Christmas art using the Deer Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/deer-head-wall-stencil-deer-antlers-stencils-for-walls.html

Once the entire design was painted, Erika lifted the stencil back to reveal the deer head pattern.

Learn how to make DIY rustic Christmas art using the Deer Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/deer-head-wall-stencil-deer-antlers-stencils-for-walls.html

This project was super simple and Erika completed it in less than an hour. Are you ready to see how her Christmas inspired wall art turned out? It’s perfect for the upcoming holiday!

Learn how to make DIY rustic Christmas art using the Deer Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/deer-head-wall-stencil-deer-antlers-stencils-for-walls.html

She placed the rustic stenciled wall art above her fireplace mantle. As always, we love how she manages to take someone’s trash and turn it into a decorating treasure.

Learn how to make DIY rustic Christmas art using the Deer Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/deer-head-wall-stencil-deer-antlers-stencils-for-walls.html

This deer head stenciled wall art certainly brings a bit of joy to her space.

Learn how to make DIY rustic Christmas art using the Deer Head Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and reclaimed wood. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/deer-head-wall-stencil-deer-antlers-stencils-for-walls.html

Tell us, which stencil would you use to create Christmas inspired art? Leave us a comment below, we’d love to read your thoughts!

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Thanks for reading and happy stenciling!

Michelle and the Cutting Edge Stencils Crew

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