How to Make Stencils for Painting. Stenciling adds a homey touch to walls, furniture or paper art such as greeting cards. Make and collect a variety of stencils to use for kids' art projects or home decorating. Be creative and don't be afraid to experiment with different designs until you find one you like.
Change the blade of your craft knife often while cutting. If you happen to cut a bridge by mistake, use a small amount of tape to keep it together and trim off the excess tape.