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Video  using a stencil inspired by Venice by Carolyn Dube for StencilGirl Products

Video  using a stencil inspired by Venice by Carolyn Dube for StencilGirl Products


That Venetian stencil can do more than what you see!   Of course, it is awesome just as it is but it can be so much more than that!   There are wonderful elements inside these buildings that can be customized and transformed to fit your play.  Check out the video and I’ll show you how!


Watch Using parts of stencil inspired by Venice  on YouTube.

Video  using a stencil inspired by Venice by Carolyn Dube for StencilGirl Products


Make the towers as tall as you want.

Make as many towers as you want.








Video  using a stencil inspired by Venice by Carolyn Dube for StencilGirl Products


Add a stripe of color and pattern anywhere you want.

It most certainly can be as long as you want and as wide as you want!







Video  using a stencil inspired by Venice by Carolyn Dube for StencilGirl Products


Stack the ovals on the stencil together for a whole new look!

And yes, there is no limit to how many ovals you can stencil so it can be whatever you need!




 Supplies Used

Click on the link to see Mary Beth Shaw’s awesome free webinar that was mentioned in the video.

Video  using a stencil inspired by Venice by Carolyn Dube for StencilGirl Products

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  • Jackie P Neal February 16, 2014, 6:41 pm

    Carolyn!!!! I love this post and video!! Your colors are out of this world fab and the stencils, mmm, my dream vacation is Italy some day-
    Can I come over to your house to play paints with you?! lol
    TFS hugs

    • Carolyn Dube February 16, 2014, 7:00 pm

      Come on over Jackie!

  • Jean Marmo February 16, 2014, 7:38 pm

    LOVE the colors and how you used the stencil!!!

  • Tamarie February 16, 2014, 8:07 pm

    Thank YOU for another great video! You inspire me so much!

  • Terri Daniels February 16, 2014, 11:12 pm

    Another Dube-ism: “Fiddle phase!” LOVE IT! Another great video, Carolyn! Thank you!

  • Ruth L February 17, 2014, 4:41 am

    I love your new stencils Carolyn, and way to go to separate the parts instead of using the whole in one!

  • Amy* February 17, 2014, 7:14 am

    Get out of the city! * Balki from Perfect Strangers voice*. Wow wow wow Carolyn I adore the new stencils I love what you have done with the Venetian Especially!


  • Linda Kittmer February 17, 2014, 7:42 am

    Another fabulous design Carolyn! I love what you’ve done with this stencil. As you say, there are so many things that can be done with all the various elements within these incredible stencil designs. Love your colours too!

  • Paula - Buenos Aires February 17, 2014, 7:48 am

    Oh, yumminess! That is one joyful picture indeed. 😀

  • Pat Healey February 17, 2014, 10:16 am

    Loved your video and your wonderful new stencil. I cannot wait to get the stencils I ordered and play. Thanks for all of your great ideas!

  • Kay Wallace February 17, 2014, 11:54 am

    Another brilliant tutorial about using just pieces’n’parts of a stencil, Carolyn! Thanks for sharing!! Mwah!

  • Tamiko McCurry February 17, 2014, 8:31 pm

    I want to play at Carolyn’s too!!

  • Kate February 19, 2014, 12:19 am

    Fabulous video Carolyn, I love how you move through those Oops stages. Wonderful stencil too. I like all the bits you used in different ways.


  • butterfliecrafter February 19, 2014, 4:24 pm

    Fantastic idea of using parts of a stencil and changing them by adding, I will look at my stencil differently from now.

  • Kirsten Alicia February 20, 2014, 8:25 am

    Fantastic page, the towers look great & such a cool stencil.

  • Boo February 20, 2014, 10:36 am

    I love this page. You make me want to buy more stencils!!!

  • Jackie Tidd February 23, 2014, 6:37 pm

    I could listen to your voice all day…..and sometimes I think I do ;-} (with some of your on line classes)! You have a way of taking all the ‘fear of failure’ completely out of the process…….Do you have any workshops ‘in person’ in the next 6 months or so? I bet you’re a hoot to work with!!!

    • Carolyn Dube February 23, 2014, 6:47 pm

      That’s my goal Jackie to take the fear out of it!! In person I will be in AZ in April, the Cincinnati area in August and Stamford CT in October. Love to have you come and play!

  • Krista February 24, 2014, 7:07 pm

    You inspire me! Thank you for sharing.

  • Carol Hicks February 25, 2014, 9:55 am

    Carolyn, Carolyn, Carolyn….another wonderful and inspiring video. I’m so glad you enjoy doing them because I so enjoy watching them. I try not to get too bogged down by watching instead of doing, but you ARE my go-to girl when I am trying to figure out why my stenciling is not looking like I want. So thanks for helping a girl out by making these videos. And I love your attitude that an oops is just an opportunity to try something else. Do you have any idea how much that helps a control freak like me? LOL. It seems like forever ago that I ran into you and we chatted at Stampaway. Maybe I’ll get the chance to do a workshop with you sooner or later. Woudn’t that be nice? Thanks again. Have a great day. :o)

  • Marjie Kemper February 25, 2014, 10:25 pm

    Super video. So great to show people the parts of the whole. And OH MY that is one gorgeous stencil design!

  • Leigh Pogue March 13, 2014, 10:15 pm

    I loved what you did with the stencil. Very cool