How To: Stencil & Mask with Bleach

How To: Stencil & Mask with Bleach

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Using household supplies in the craft room is nothing new. But, it’s still something that many crafters don’t think about! Stenciling and masking with bleach is not only a cool way to create unique looks, but it also borders on a science project, guessing what color will be revealed when your paper is sprayed!

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supplies for stenciling & masking with bleach

You don’t need much to achieve great results. In fact, you don’t need anything special! Of course, if you need to do some shopping, I always have supplies linked below and at the end of the post. But, before you shop, be sure to check out my Crafty Sales page for any deals you can take advantage of at your favorite crafting haunts.

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steps to stencil or mask with bleach

  1. Sample scraps of colored cardstock to determine how bleach will react
  2. Fill empty mister bottle with bleach. Be sure to label container and only use it with bleach going forward.
  3. Protect work surface from bleach overspray. Use a Splat Box or other spray box.
  4. Place stencil, mask or diecuts over cardstock panel and spray.
  5. Use heat tool to speed up drying.
  6. Add additional layers of bleach to continue lightening areas as desired.
  7. Clean supplies with soap & water.

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