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Playing with Picasso's Words in my stencil! Picasso's Words Stencil by Carolyn Dube for StencilGirl Products

Today kicks off 6 days of new stenciling videos and a giveaway each day to celebrate my latest release at StencilGirl!  Since I’m incredibly impatient, I couldn’t wait until Monday to start so I’m turning this on a little early.  I figure you don’t mind…

It’s no secret I love words and quotes but something happened when I played around with quotes by Pablo Picasso.  The words transformed from pure text to become design elements that intersect and overlap.

In the video, I share how the layers built up as well as how I effortlessly clean a finely detailed stencil such as Picasso’s Words.

Watch Building up layers with just one stencil on YouTube.

Win This Stencil! Giveaway Closed

To celebrate the launch of my stencils, I’m sharing a new video every day this week and a stencil giveaway each day!  Today you can win Picasso’s Words stencil and no matter which side of the pond  you are on you are eligible to win!   Leave a comment and you’ll be entered!

Want more chances?  Share this on Facebook. Come back and leave a comment telling me where you shared for another chance.  Share on Pinterest then come back…Share on Twitter….then come back. You get the idea!  Giveaway closes on Wednesday, November 26th  and I’ll announce the winners here on the blog on Friday, November 28th, 2014.

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  • Trish November 16, 2014, 4:15 pm

    I enjoy your blog and love the look of your word stencils.

  • Cindy November 16, 2014, 4:25 pm

    Thanks for sharing your ideas and techniques (and oops). Your new stencil of Picasso Words is so cool!

  • ellen November 16, 2014, 4:31 pm

    Congrats on your new stencils, Carolyn.

  • kathy sandell November 16, 2014, 4:35 pm

    Yes! My family would love this stencil for our gelli plate explorations. kathy

  • Ruth Reaves November 16, 2014, 4:35 pm

    Awesome stencil and video

  • Gail Klein November 16, 2014, 4:37 pm

    LOVE this stencil! I’m a big fan of yours, Carolyn, and I am a big fan of Picasso! The stencil is amazing and I would love to win it!

  • SusanJane November 16, 2014, 4:40 pm

    I love this weird word wonderful stencil. I’ve been trying to get this effect and could never pull it off. I know that was is just the solution! I hope I win!

  • Wendy @ the Late Start Studio November 16, 2014, 4:41 pm

    Thank you for making this available internationally . . . that’s assuming you consider the Pacific a pond! Now if you excuse me I’m off to play with a stencil . . . wish I had Picasso’s Words!

    • Carolyn Dube November 16, 2014, 5:37 pm

      Whatever body of water, pond, ocean, swimming pool- I will ship over it Wendy!

  • Susann Trandem November 16, 2014, 4:43 pm

    Love the new stencils. Just waiting to win one. Thanks.

  • jthstamper November 16, 2014, 4:46 pm

    Love it! Great background! Can’t wait to see what you do with it.

  • Denise brooks November 16, 2014, 4:54 pm

    You never disappoint Carolyn!

  • Pat November 16, 2014, 4:55 pm

    Love this stencil, thanks for sharing

  • Becky November 16, 2014, 4:55 pm

    Awesome stencil!! Looks like so much fun to play with!! 🙂
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Pat November 16, 2014, 4:57 pm

    Just shared on fb, can’t wait to see tomorrow’s…

  • Casey November 16, 2014, 4:57 pm

    I love how you used the stencil to cover the whole page and then layered different colors over the base layer. It sort of reminded me of those color blind tests where the letters and numbers and colors are all jumbled together1

  • dawn November 16, 2014, 4:58 pm

    As always I enjoy your videos and look forward to each new one. You inspire us all!!!

  • Cindy S November 16, 2014, 5:03 pm

    Thanks for including us on this side of the pond too. Love your humor and love your stencils.

  • Glenda L November 16, 2014, 5:08 pm

    Love the colors and overlapping words. It will be a great background inspiration. Can’t wait to see where your muse takes you. I just got my shimmery Pebeo paints yesterday. My they make a page come to life. Thanks for sharing your new stencils.

    • Glenda L November 16, 2014, 5:18 pm

      had to look it up…. can’t end on “of”… “keeping a diary”. Now I can go back to painting. Whew!

  • Theresa P. November 16, 2014, 5:10 pm

    Love the stencils, love what you did with this one 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

  • Ana Maria November 16, 2014, 5:12 pm

    I love your work, Carolyn. Thank you for inspiring me!

  • Cynthia Jacobs November 16, 2014, 5:13 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win and even BIGGER thanks for all the inspiration and teaching you share! LOVE your style and philosophy about art!

  • Theresa P. November 16, 2014, 5:13 pm

    I shared on Facebook 🙂

  • Tora Geirs November 16, 2014, 5:16 pm

    wow this stencil is awesome. I´m so going to share this on facebook 🙂

  • Theresa P. November 16, 2014, 5:16 pm

    Shared on Twitter too 😉 Thanks for the chances to win.

  • melinda d November 16, 2014, 5:18 pm

    I love words and word stencils too! This looks like my new favorite stencil — and I see a Stencil Girl order in my future.

  • Win Dinn November 16, 2014, 5:22 pm

    Love the buildup of text with this – a perfect background or abstract print.

  • melinda d November 16, 2014, 5:22 pm

    Pinned to my art journal board on Pinterest.

  • Pamela Reed November 16, 2014, 5:23 pm

    Carolyn, I love the new stencil thanks for sharing! By the way, you would make a great comedian, you’re funny! Hoping I get to win!

  • Cheryl Gebhart November 16, 2014, 5:29 pm

    I love this journal page and will be watching to see what it becomes. This is a really nice stencil as well and I would love to win it. Thanks for the chance.

  • Valerie Breingan November 16, 2014, 5:30 pm

    I absolutely live your inspiration.You make it so fun.Love this versatile stencil.Cant wait to see more.Blessings 🙂

  • Kim T November 16, 2014, 5:31 pm

    I can’t wait to see how you use the Kindergarten words … love the news stencils, I’m obsessed with words!

  • Brennielee November 16, 2014, 5:33 pm

    Love that stencil!

  • Suitelady November 16, 2014, 5:34 pm

    I really enjoy your videos. You make everything look so easy and you don’t worry about the “little things”. Thanks for the you tubes and an opportunity to possibly win a stencil. Both are very generous.

  • Erin B November 16, 2014, 5:34 pm

    I love this stencil and would be thrilled to win one in this giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity.

  • Liz Lumsden November 16, 2014, 5:41 pm

    Another great stencil! I have the same type of plastic tub to soak my stencils in. It was unusual watching you clean one of your stencils off, I had to check to see if it really was a Carolyn Dube video. lol

    • Carolyn Dube November 16, 2014, 5:43 pm

      I know – it is really strange for me too Liz but I did actually clean it. I don’t clean it perfectly but the fact that I am even cleaning is a shock to me too!

  • joy meadows November 16, 2014, 5:42 pm

    Love the beautiful and colorful results from the layers paints through this stencil! Thanks for the video and the inspiration, Carolyn!

  • Erin B November 16, 2014, 5:42 pm

    Pinned on my “Stencils” board

  • Erin B November 16, 2014, 5:43 pm

    Posted on Facebook 🙂

  • Stefanie November 16, 2014, 5:44 pm

    Wow! Another word addict here!! All my pals know that if we’re at a craft show and they see stamps or fabric or we’ll anything really I’m almost certainly going to have to buy it as I need it!!! Word and quotes make me happy happy!!

  • Denise Huntington November 16, 2014, 5:45 pm

    I love ALL of your word stencils, Carolyn, and own a good chunk of them myself. I love that this one allows you to build a pattern without worrying about what it says. Congrats on your new stencil release!

    • Denise Huntington November 16, 2014, 5:48 pm

      I shared it on Facebook too!

  • Erin B November 16, 2014, 5:46 pm

    I also shared on twitter!

  • Sylvia Tabor November 16, 2014, 5:50 pm

    woohoo!!! 6 days of Carolyn videos!!! Doesn’t get any better than that!!! And then there is a giveaway… Sign me up!!!

  • Cassie @ For the Art of It November 16, 2014, 6:05 pm

    Love the beginning of the page and can’t wait to see how it turns out. I hope your muse speaks quickly!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Cassie @ For the Art of It November 16, 2014, 6:05 pm

    And I shared on Pinterest

  • Nicole Nadeau November 16, 2014, 6:15 pm

    Love the stencil and the video. Thank you for a chance !

  • Nicole Nadeau November 16, 2014, 6:19 pm
  • Nicole Nadeau November 16, 2014, 6:21 pm

    Shared on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/

  • Rebecca Tilinski November 16, 2014, 6:43 pm

    The word stencils are great! I’d love to win Picasso. ..thanks for the opportunity.. I really love your color and the artspirations, too.

  • Corinne November 16, 2014, 7:05 pm

    I would love to win – so much fun with stencils

  • Cecilia November 16, 2014, 7:06 pm

    Congratulations, Carolyn, on the release of these super-great new stencils! I love word stencils and your videos are always very inspiring!

  • Jenny November 16, 2014, 7:09 pm

    Love love love this stencil. You are so way cool. Picasso is a favorite. thank you

  • Andrene November 16, 2014, 7:10 pm

    Congrats on the new stencils – they all look fabulous!

  • Dawn Barnes November 16, 2014, 7:10 pm

    Well Carolyn, I am on the other side of the pond. Love you work and your infectious sense of humour. I would love to win this stencil. Thanks for the opportunity.

  • Kim November 16, 2014, 7:14 pm

    I also love playing with words! Love your videos.

  • Andrene November 16, 2014, 7:15 pm

    Shared on my Facebook page!

  • Andrene November 16, 2014, 7:17 pm


  • Andrene November 16, 2014, 7:21 pm

    Posted to google+!

  • Andrene November 16, 2014, 7:22 pm

    Shared on Pinterest on my Mixed Media board

  • Judith Clarke November 16, 2014, 7:22 pm

    Words are a part of every one of my artistic efforts. A piece just isn’t finished without them. Thank you for sharing Picasso’s words.

  • Lori C November 16, 2014, 7:35 pm

    happy to have found you … loving the playfulness!

  • Nicole Fortin November 16, 2014, 7:37 pm

    I always look forward to your videos and newsletters. Thanks for sharing…

  • Sherri Scott November 16, 2014, 7:48 pm

    Carolyn nice stencil I like all the detail. Please don’t forget to inform us when your Muse decides to finish the paage

  • M November 16, 2014, 7:51 pm

    I enjoy all your videos. Picasso Words has inspired me to gesso-up a page and get creating!!

  • Arlene November 16, 2014, 7:54 pm

    Love the new stencil….can’t wait to see the videos unfold this week….
    Would love to win the new stencil.
    I am a gelliplate addict !!!!!!

  • Sylvia November 16, 2014, 7:55 pm

    Just love the stencil. Will add it to my list. Also really enjoying this site. Very creative.
    Thanks for sharing

  • Gail Bassett November 16, 2014, 8:03 pm

    Love your videos. You make everything look so easy that even I can do it.

  • Christine Mack November 16, 2014, 8:32 pm

    Great stencil and love the background. I love watching your videos as they always remind me that it is the OOPs and doing that make life enjoyable. Thanks

  • Shelby Pizzarro November 16, 2014, 8:33 pm

    Fantastic stencil!!!! Congrats on a great collection! 🙂

  • Suztats November 16, 2014, 8:34 pm

    Love your videos, Carolyn! I learn so much, and I’m usually giggling at some point. I’d love to win this stencil! Going into hospital for a new 1/2 knee, so won’t be able to enter after Tuesday. I’ll miss seeing all the fun!

  • Daniela November 16, 2014, 8:42 pm

    Love your videos and your bubbling personality :-). That stencil looks really cool :-).

  • Annie November 16, 2014, 8:55 pm

    Great video and stencil. Thanks for the chance to win the stencil.

  • Miranda November 16, 2014, 8:56 pm

    thank you for the opportunity! love your vids and newsletter and just subscribed to the blog! 🙂

  • Jan Johnston November 16, 2014, 8:58 pm

    One can never have enough words, er, stencils with words. LOL! Love your latest creation.

  • Pam November 16, 2014, 9:23 pm

    Love the colors! Seems like I can always find the letters for the word inspiration. Must be attracting my attention for a reason!

  • Mary November 16, 2014, 9:24 pm

    Yea, more videos! Love watching you work – always fun and always inspiring! Thanks for sharing your time and talents with us, Carolyn!

  • Sue Chesley November 16, 2014, 9:38 pm

    You are amazing, Carolyn! Designing more stencils, working with them all and making videos – I, for one, am SO happy that you love your job!!!

  • Mary C. Nasser November 16, 2014, 9:49 pm

    Congratulations on your new stencil designs, Carolyn!
    What a fun way to build up a background with just one stencil! 🙂

  • Julia Kovac November 16, 2014, 9:56 pm

    Love your stencils and I would love to win this one!

  • Marie November 16, 2014, 10:04 pm

    Have a zillion ideas on using these word stencils! Very inspiring!

  • Marie November 16, 2014, 10:05 pm

    Pinned on Pinterest!

  • Jill November 16, 2014, 10:10 pm

    Love to watch your videos and your stencils are great!

  • Cath Sheard November 16, 2014, 10:25 pm

    Okay, got to say I am truly shocked – you cleaned a stencil!! But seriously, love the new words…

  • Vicki Romaine November 16, 2014, 11:31 pm

    Oh Carolyn, I never would have thought of having a stencil like this. The thing I like about it is that you don’t have to line it up….my type of stencil. Haven’t posted much lately as Robert had back surgery and is in a lot of pain. However, I do have a lot of stencil ideas I can’t wait to try and share.

  • Shelly Jackson November 16, 2014, 11:32 pm

    I love your creativity.

  • Suzanne O'Mullan November 16, 2014, 11:39 pm

    Would love to win this beauty!!! Thank you for your videos. They are so inspirational…

  • Teresa R November 16, 2014, 11:50 pm

    Love how you used this stencil to build your background. Love the blues and greens that show. would love to win this stencil

  • michelle p November 17, 2014, 12:06 am

    Love love love this stencil! I shared it on my pinterest too!

  • Wendy Wolfe November 17, 2014, 1:04 am

    You inspire me! As one who thinks she is not an artist, but is obsessed with it and wants to create art often, I am eternally grateful–especially for your advice on thwarting the inner critic and encouragement to keep going when I get stuck or think I ruined my piece.

  • Heather Goldsmith November 17, 2014, 1:05 am

    Cool stencil. Would love to be the winner. 😉

  • Alice November 17, 2014, 2:16 am

    I Love,Love,Love this stencil! Just like the Rembrandts Words by the way.
    You have a way with words!!

  • Mieke November 17, 2014, 2:42 am

    Great Stencil! Love your work!!!

  • Elsa November 17, 2014, 6:43 am

    Love the colors you used with that terrific new stencil. Such an interesting background.

  • Darlene Bromberger November 17, 2014, 7:50 am

    I love watching all your videos. You make things look so easy. And I love your attitude. If it doesn’t quite go the way you want, oh well. Lol. Just in case I win, lol, my email is darlenebromberger9@gmail.com. Ya, I know it’s different than the one I sign in with but this is my main one now. Your videos rock.

  • Jakki Keens Garlans November 17, 2014, 8:32 am

    Love your videos! I’m new to art journalling – your videos are great for the beginner and give so much help as I become more confident to experiment. Thanks!

  • Toni November 17, 2014, 8:32 am

    I LOVE this stencil! Picasso is one of my favorite artists AND I’m a stencil ho, so yes–I really, really need this one! lol. Thanks for an awesome video too, Carolyn! You rock!

  • Dot November 17, 2014, 8:46 am

    Love this new stencil and stenciling has become my newest passion ever since meeting you and MaryBeth Shaw at Random Arts in NC—your videos are truly inspiring.

  • Melva Bates November 17, 2014, 9:09 am

    Would love to win one of your stencils. they all look great.

  • Sally Clum November 17, 2014, 9:44 am

    I really enjoy your videos, Carolyn! They are short and sweet but packed full of fun and great ideas. I like the fact that you can laugh at yourself and the OOPS moments you experience. I would love to be entered to win this stencil! Thanks for sharing so much with us wannabes!

  • Marie Blessing November 17, 2014, 9:50 am

    Love the new stencil. Can’t wait to get it and try it.

  • Tasha F November 17, 2014, 10:34 am

    Carolyn, you are killing me with another awesome stencil release! I want all of them 🙂 They are totally going to the top of my Christmas wishlist!

  • Robin B. November 17, 2014, 10:38 am

    You videos are always a delight…would love to win one of your stencils!

  • Sharon November 17, 2014, 10:54 am

    Watching you play with your stencils always makes my day. Thank you.

  • crafty girl November 17, 2014, 11:30 am

    i love word stencils, thank you!

  • Jo November 17, 2014, 12:10 pm

    Thank you for sharing your creativity. It always seems so simple and makes me think “I can do that”.

  • Kathy Gledsdale November 17, 2014, 12:34 pm

    Fantastic, love it!

  • Maggie M November 17, 2014, 12:35 pm

    I don’t usually hear about a new stencil release by you from other bloggers (ahem, thank you Maria from Believe, Dream, Create) because I usually get an email from YOU, but I am glad Maria is on top of things because I LOVE THIS STENCIL!! And, what a great idea to create a background using this stencil. Kudos Carolyn, and, try to get your emails (or blog posts) to me earlier next time! LOL!!

  • Michele November 17, 2014, 12:43 pm

    Carolyn, I love your stencils…keep ,em coming, girlfriend!

  • Ruth L November 17, 2014, 12:51 pm

    What a great technique Carolyn, really loved how you build up your layers!

  • Wanda Hentges November 17, 2014, 12:51 pm

    A great stencil and beginning to your page!!!!

  • Ros November 17, 2014, 1:11 pm

    I always love what you do thanks for the video

  • Susan. reiser November 17, 2014, 1:44 pm

    I loved opening up F B and seeing a new video from you ! A great Monday morning surprise,love the videos, your stencils and your great attitude! Keep them coming!

  • Margaret Griffiths November 17, 2014, 1:48 pm

    Enjoy your blog and videos thanks for sharing, looking forward to the week…

  • Anne Lou (Nan) Robkin November 17, 2014, 1:55 pm

    This release is super! Can’t wait to get me some! And I am enjoying the blog/newsletter, too!

  • Laure Janus November 17, 2014, 1:57 pm

    I always enjoy your videos and I really love your new stencil. Thanks for a chance in the giveaway!

  • Laure Janus November 17, 2014, 1:59 pm

    Carolyn, I just shared on Facebook!

  • Caroline Duncan November 17, 2014, 2:00 pm

    Congratulations on designing more awesome stencils! All the various layers of colors you did for the background is fantastic!

  • Laure Janus November 17, 2014, 2:01 pm

    And Pintrest! Yay!

  • Anne Lou (Nan) Robkin November 17, 2014, 2:02 pm

    Just subscribed to the video feed! You are my kind of Messy Bessie!

  • Caroline Duncan November 17, 2014, 2:03 pm
  • Robin Redd November 17, 2014, 2:03 pm

    I love that color palette with that fun stencil!

  • Kathryn November 17, 2014, 2:12 pm

    Wonderful new stencil Carolyn! I like this background. Thanks again for sharing!

  • Marguerite Harty November 17, 2014, 2:17 pm

    Why oh why everytime i put in a Stencil Girl order awesome new stencils are offered.. I love your techniques and the way you present them.. Yes you are an enabler and that is more than ok with me!! Thanks for sharing!!

  • Deb November 17, 2014, 2:20 pm

    I just love how lineal the lettering becomes with each additional layer, almost like a deep secret entrance into a forbidden forest…..LOVE IT

  • Anne November 17, 2014, 2:20 pm

    Hi Carolyn! I am sooo excited to see your new stencils!! I was over at the Stencil Girl site and I’m feeling a little overwhelmed by so many great ideas. Thank you for all of your videos and your delightful “OOPS” attitude that loosens up everyone =)

  • Sallee November 17, 2014, 2:26 pm

    LOVE the new stencil and the colors you’ve used for this great background!

  • Terresa (Trish)Wood November 17, 2014, 2:38 pm

    Loving the back ground with this stencil! Thanks for inspiring me always.

  • Gill November 17, 2014, 2:40 pm

    Love your new stencil!

  • Jean Marmo November 17, 2014, 2:48 pm

    LOVE any and all of your word stencils! So cooL!!!

  • Debbie Dunham November 17, 2014, 2:49 pm

    Love this stencil and the journal page!

  • Kristy Tyra November 17, 2014, 2:52 pm

    Whoo hoo! A chance to win stencils!

  • Chandra November 17, 2014, 3:01 pm

    I like your new stencils! Thanks for having a giveaway! I hope to win

  • Gunvor November 17, 2014, 3:05 pm

    I really loved the youtube video with this stencil! Thanks for s´haring and inspiring!

  • Gloria Zucaro November 17, 2014, 3:07 pm

    Carolyn, I watch every video demo you send to me. I love your art, your voice, (creepy!) and your good humour as well as knowledge. You always make it fun!

  • Gloria Zucaro November 17, 2014, 3:10 pm

    shared on TWITTER
    Picasso’s Words Stencil | Carolyn Dube | StencilGirl Products http://www.stencilgirlproducts.com/stencil-picasso-words-carolyn-dube-p/s270.htm#.VGpV4fCV82U.twitter

  • Gloria Zucaro November 17, 2014, 3:12 pm

    Shared on Pinterest
    Picasso’s Words Stencil | Carolyn Dube | StencilGirl Products http://www.stencilgirlproducts.com/stencil-picasso-words-carolyn-dube-p/s270.htm#.VGpV4fCV82U.twitter New Stencil by carolyn Dube

  • Ri November 17, 2014, 3:14 pm

    Love your new stencils Carolyn! I see another order with StencilGirls in my future! Thank you so much for sharing your techniques on YouTube.

  • Shel C November 17, 2014, 3:24 pm

    I love this new stencil. The technique video was great and I can’t wait to see what the final page turns into.

  • Kelly Dickinson November 17, 2014, 3:28 pm

    I love, love the word stencil. Great site and so happy I found it.

  • Shelly Recicar November 17, 2014, 3:32 pm

    I love the watercolor feel of the writing. Very pretty

  • Carole November 17, 2014, 3:50 pm

    Wow!!!! Love, love, love your work.

  • Arlene Abramson November 17, 2014, 3:57 pm

    Please….please….please….please…..from one of your followers…..or as my husband says ” your cult”

  • April Lopez November 17, 2014, 3:57 pm

    i love your videos and this one is no exception!

  • Kristin Van Valkenburgh November 17, 2014, 4:04 pm

    YAY! Congratulations on having another set of stencils on the market! It must be such a thrill to see your items out there ;0 That’s amazing! AND please do include me – I would love to work with your stencils and this one in particular is a beauty. Thank you for your kind visit and good luck with the launch! xoxo

  • Lissa November 17, 2014, 4:05 pm

    Would love to win this stencil!! Shared on FB

  • gloria November 17, 2014, 4:07 pm

    Carolyne – love this stencil and this idea of how to use it! Hope I’m the lucky winner

  • Kathy November 17, 2014, 4:17 pm

    Another great video. Love the new stencil. Looking forward to seeing how you finish your “Picasso” page .

  • loey November 17, 2014, 5:10 pm

    Picasso in words! Fabulosity!

  • Carol Loumeau November 17, 2014, 5:15 pm

    I love text. I try to put it in anything I do. Love the abstract reference.

  • Tommy McDonell November 17, 2014, 5:45 pm

    I love Picasso and his quotes. However, I would love to see what you might put on top of this background.

    You and your work continue to impress me.

  • Joan Z November 17, 2014, 5:48 pm

    I enjoy all your videos, and think your stencils are great!

  • Deb Norling November 17, 2014, 5:57 pm

    love the fearlessness with which you create!

  • Ashlee F November 17, 2014, 5:59 pm

    Carolyn! You are awesome! You have become a part of my everyday ever since 21 Secrets started! I love that I found you and I am a true fan! You inspire me sooo sooo much!! I really hope I win one of your stencils! It would make my week for real!! Thanks for sharing with us everyday!!

  • Sandra Reade November 17, 2014, 6:14 pm

    Love this. So vibrant and wordy, lol! Shared on my fb

  • geni November 17, 2014, 6:15 pm

    Thank you for sharing your creativity and the chance to win your new stencil!

  • Arlene D November 17, 2014, 7:40 pm

    Love the color combination and how the words turned into a graphic design!

  • Rae Lynn Reffruschinni November 17, 2014, 8:00 pm

    I love the randomness of this stencil. All the layers almost look like leaves or grass!

  • Terri D. November 17, 2014, 8:17 pm

    Thanks for sharing another of your wonderful stencils, LOVE IT!!! Can’t wait to try this in my art journal too!

  • michelle pocknall November 17, 2014, 8:20 pm

    Hello, I have just discovered you on Youtube and am loving how professional your video instructions are, so I have subscribed to your channel and will work my way thru. Thank you for the inspiration I so desperately need at this time

  • robin November 17, 2014, 8:32 pm

    I can’t even tell you how much I LOVE this background. The stencil could be a favorite and I love the blue/green/yellow. I pinned this so more people could see the video and love your work!

  • Rita November 17, 2014, 9:05 pm

    Oh what fun!!!

  • Cheryl November 17, 2014, 9:22 pm

    I love this stencil! And this page you created with it. And your choice of colors! Your methods and techniques really speak to my own less precise ways…Thank you!

  • Cheryl November 17, 2014, 9:23 pm
  • Laura Strack November 17, 2014, 9:32 pm

    Awesome stencils, Carolyn! So glad you created more word stencils and love the words you have chosen. They are Just perfect and will help feed our Muse!!!

  • Nancy Sapp November 17, 2014, 10:26 pm

    I’d LOVE to win anything of your designs, Carolyn! Now I’m off to watch your video.
    Grandma Nancy

  • Karin November 17, 2014, 11:36 pm

    Love the effect you get with that stencil! Great colors, too.

  • Michaela Matza November 18, 2014, 1:47 am

    Love, love, love this stencil Carolyn and thanks for including those of us on the other side of the pond in this chance to win it!

    • Jane November 18, 2014, 1:51 am

      I love this new Picasso stencil. It definitely need this in my stencil library. A very clever idea and perfect to use in so many ways.

  • Daire November 18, 2014, 4:59 am

    Oh wow I love this! Very, very cool background 🙂

  • Consie @ Atop Serenity Hill November 18, 2014, 8:09 am

    Love the stencil and the background you made. Can’t wait to see where the page goes!

  • Judy Mac November 18, 2014, 9:59 am

    Love, Love, Love your videos! And your stencils are great. Need to get me some.

  • Denise Spillane November 18, 2014, 10:22 am

    Love your colors of course. I like to add a little pinky-violet too. The blue is so pretty too. I have to find that. You have great color ideas. Thamks for all your videos.

  • Caroline Duncan November 18, 2014, 11:03 am

    I shared on facebook via A Colorful Journey’s link. 😀

  • Cathy B November 18, 2014, 11:56 am

    Love words on pages and you seem to come up with the best word stencils ever!!! I definitely will be placing and order today. Thanks for ALL your inspiration! :0)

  • Barbara Cobb November 18, 2014, 12:23 pm

    I need your word stencil, it makes a very nice page for a journal, love the colors you used…

  • Shari Czerwinski November 18, 2014, 1:48 pm

    Simply wonderful…and now added to my Christmas wish list!

  • Kimmie November 18, 2014, 4:02 pm

    I’m digging the new stencils. Congrats on the release of 6 new ones. Thanks for sharing the tut, and for the opportunity to win a stencil. A girl can never have too many!!! BTW… using all the bright colors was a brilliant idea given the gloomy and cold conditions in much of the continental US right now. BRRRR….. ((((HUGS))))

  • Beverly Baxley November 18, 2014, 5:29 pm

    I’ve been having fun watching your videos. Your husband was so funny.

  • Jane November 18, 2014, 7:22 pm

    Well …. darn, I cannot remember if I already commented…. lol See, that’s what happens as you get older and better!!!!! Anyway, I like what you did with just one stencil. Very clever and creates such a neat background. Love your stencils.

  • Janice Phillips November 18, 2014, 10:39 pm

    Beautiful results with the stencil, Carolyn! The colors you chose were just perfect and the resulting background was great!

  • Heather Thompson November 19, 2014, 1:33 am

    That is an awesome stencil. Love what you did with the background! awesome colors.

  • Susan Reiser November 19, 2014, 3:18 pm

    Loved this video. I love them all,you crack me up! But this one really made me excited enough to clean off my space so there would be room to stencil! Thanks for all the inspiration you give!

  • Lujean Martin November 19, 2014, 3:37 pm

    As always, I love watching you create…anything!!! Your playfulness totally inspires me to let go and just have fun. 🙂

  • Susan Schultheis November 19, 2014, 6:31 pm

    I don’t know how I missed the beginning of your debut with your new stencils. I love them!!! I am always excited when you have new stencils on Stencil Girl.

  • Susan Schultheis November 19, 2014, 6:35 pm
  • Susan Schultheis November 19, 2014, 6:36 pm

    I uploaded onto my FB page.
    Susan Molofsky Schultheis

  • Lynne Rattray November 19, 2014, 7:59 pm

    I love words too! I can think of so many ways I can use this great stencil in my mixed media fun… It must be exciting to have your concept made into a permanent, shareable format 🙂

  • Leslie November 20, 2014, 9:09 am

    Love your stencils!

  • Mandy Graham November 20, 2014, 11:26 am

    Love the background layer you made, great stencil 🙂

  • Vicky November 20, 2014, 2:44 pm

    great stencil. Maybe you can add a picture from the picasso website you recommended.

  • Colleen Melody November 20, 2014, 6:13 pm

    Great tutorial!

  • Cathie Smith November 20, 2014, 6:48 pm

    Fabulous stencil, sooooo many uses !

  • Trisha83 November 21, 2014, 9:18 am

    Like the way your word background came out. I tend to overthink things, and your videos help get me out of that mode.

  • Julie November 21, 2014, 11:06 am

    Love the idea of being able to use just one stencil to achieve this

  • Cindy Kotora November 21, 2014, 11:08 am

    This background is fantastic! I love the slender shape of this font.

  • Amy m November 21, 2014, 6:11 pm

    fun with words, love this stencil

  • Tanya McAlexander November 21, 2014, 10:42 pm

    What a lovely fun way to portray a word into a different form, cant wait to see what you make with this background

  • Gill November 22, 2014, 7:30 am

    Wow! this could be my favourite stencil of the week!!
    I love how you used it!

  • Diana Ryman November 22, 2014, 10:20 am

    Carolyn – what an excellent stencil! Perfect to add some background interest or even something a bit more noticeable. Your stencils give a lot of options and I love them! Fingers crossed!

  • Connie McKenney November 22, 2014, 10:32 am

    I love your videos!
    And your blog!
    Thanks for sharing.

  • Victoria S November 22, 2014, 11:46 am

    I love this stencil!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Pam Hall November 22, 2014, 3:48 pm

    I absolutely love that your process is so easy-peasy looking!

  • Don Kennedy November 23, 2014, 7:33 am

    I have to let myself go with. I want to read every quote from the stencil so it is hard for me to enjoy the picture. I do love the colors.

  • Claire November 23, 2014, 11:49 am

    Because of you and your videos, I am getting more comfortable with words!

  • pamela davies November 23, 2014, 12:57 pm

    Love this stencil, it has so much potential. Would love to win it

  • Deborah F November 23, 2014, 9:10 pm

    Another great text-filled stencil!

  • jane kimball November 24, 2014, 2:19 pm

    Oh boy. loved the video- gave me lots of ideas. thanks

  • Maggie M November 24, 2014, 5:02 pm

    Ever since you created the background using Picasso’s Words, I’ve been yearning for that stencil:) I’m not sure if I was to post another comment here or on your 11/24 blog post date?? Anyway, I’d love to own that stencil!

  • Susie Wolfe November 24, 2014, 6:17 pm

    Love, love ….. the words …. great stencil

  • Jennifer November 24, 2014, 7:57 pm

    Just watched your youtube video featuring this stencil……love it!

  • Valerie Breingan November 24, 2014, 8:37 pm

    I always feel so happy watching your work.You just have such a jovial attitude in your projects that make me want to create,anything an everything.I love your inspiration.Keep it coming.Its so enjoyed.

  • Dynamics November 25, 2014, 2:45 am

    I am totally enjoying your videos. I look forward to watching them all as time allows. This is all new to me and you make it look simple and “there are no mistakes”, but best of all…”it is just paper!” Thank you.

  • robyn November 25, 2014, 8:25 am

    Looks cool!

  • Jean Chaney November 25, 2014, 10:45 am

    Wonderful stencil. Thanks for the chance to win one!

  • angela November 25, 2014, 1:36 pm

    I like how this looks I tried other stencils but I never thought to try this, it seems like my brain goes blank lol… shred on facebook https://www.facebook.com/AngelinasCorner
    and twitter:)

  • wendy November 25, 2014, 7:03 pm

    Love love love this stencil – the layered look is so cool! Thanks for the chance to win one!

  • J Petranovich November 30, 2014, 4:09 pm

    I love how it works as a background.

  • Mj November 7, 2017, 9:39 pm

    Love your work all you share and stamps
    Thank you