Holiday Crafts and Decorating with Stencils

Time spent working on Holiday Crafts is one of my favorite things. This page is your freeway to all of our seasonal projects and free stencils. Enjoy!

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Using holiday stencils for decorating has opened up a world of opportunities for me and helped make complicated looking tasks a breeze. And what more can you ask during these busy times?

For crafters and artists, the holidays and special events are a great time to push our creativity to the limit.

So scroll down for a sample of the holiday crafts and stencil ideas we have to offer plus find some unique stencil designs.

There's no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than to put your creativity to work making decorations, gifts, cards and so much more. Well, we have some great plans and ideas for your Christmas Crafts (click here or on the photo above). You'll find a complete list of Christmas Stenciling ideas (too many to list here).

I’m not just talking about Christmas either. Don’t forget that Holiday crafts should include Thanksgiving, Halloween, Easter, 4th of July, Fall, Winter, Summer, Spring, Mardi Gras and all those Birthdays, Weddings and Graduations. Any event is a reason to decorate and there is no better way than to use stencils. They make decorating quick and easy.

Halloween Stenciled Pumpkins from

Are you ready for Halloween Crafts and Stencils? This is a great place to get some fun ideas on what to do with pumpkins and other items to spook up your holiday crafts. Plus I detail a way to use stencils for painting your pumpkin (like these) if you're not in the mood for a messy carving project.

But don't get scared because I have all the scoop on pumpkin carving too. In fact there's too much to list here so follow the links to Halloween Crafts and get ready for all the ghosts and goblins!

Don't miss out on these great Free Halloween Stencils . We have six scary designs for you to print and did I mention - They're Free!

Christmas Stenciled Ornaments from

This web site is loaded with free stencils like the Christmas tree stencils used to decorate these cloth napkins. You'll find all the details on decorating the napkins at Homemade Christmas Crafts and Ideas.

If you were wondering about the ornamets, you can find the information about decorating those at Christmas Art Projects . They also used free stencils that can be found on this site.

Here's a wonderful Christmas Art Ideas Tutorial Video that shows you some new ways to use stencils. You'll see a creative and easy way to make unique gift tags.

It may be Christmas but the Holiday of Romance is just around the corner. Don't forget your sweetie and make them something special with these free Valentine Stencils.

Stenciled Thanksgiving Napkins from

OK! Holiday Crafts means much more than Halloween and Christmas and I haven't forgotten that so here is a Thanksgiving Decorations idea. It's easy to stencil onto cloth napkins and set a unique table for your feast. Best of all the stencils are free at Thanksgiving Crafts Enjoy your turkey!

You need to be on top of the Holiday crafts for year round and that includes Patriotic Stencil Patterns for the 4th of July so don't miss this video for some great red, white and blue ideas.

This is going to be the place for all the Holiday Crafts, ideas and inspiration you need for holiday decorating with stencils. It's still a work in progress but I have so much to share and I had to start somewhere.

I'll be adding new ideas regularly and building this page with every new project I can complete. And the list is long. I will show you the step-by-step plans for each idea and provide instructions so that you can do it at home. Plus, I'll give you the Free Stencils every chance I get.

Stenciled Halloween Masks from

Aren't these costumes cute? Well, they are easy to make and a fun holiday crafts project for you to do with the kids. We have all the details, some great ideas for making costumes and even a free witch hat pattern. So don't miss it at Make Your Own Halloween Costume with a Mask Pattern or Stencils.

Well, like I said, this is just the start. So, check back often because I’ll be adding projects for using holiday stencils in your seasonal craft projects.

We are thrilled to introduce our selection of downloadable and Printable Stencils. . Instant gratification at its finest! You don't need a special printer - these designs are specially formatted to print straight from your home computer on standard letter sized paper. Once downloaded, you will have your complete stencil booklet with patterns and instructions. Just click, buy and print!

The books below have Holiday Stencils and themes. Each book will come to you as a down-loadable pdf file in your e-mail. Just check your e-mail after purchase for the link to connect to your file and print or save. It's that easy!

Click on any Book Cover Image for Project Ideas.

All designs can be adjusted to fit your project size. Instructions are included. Pages are 8.5” x 11”.

If you'd rather get your Stencil Books in Print, just click the blue button below each book.

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Scary Halloween Masks Stencil Book from

Scary Halloween Masks

Create your own costume with these 4 fun masks - a Witch, a Skull, Frankenstein's Monster and a Black Cat.

This purchase is of a PDF file with 32 pages.

Price: $9.95

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Christmas Stencil Book from

Christmas: A Book of Stencils

This collection includes 9 designs. They are Santa Claus, a Reindeer, a Christmas Tree (with options for decorations), a Candle with Holly Accents, Bells with a Bow, a Gingerbread Boy and Girl, and a String of Lights.

This purchase is of a PDF file which has 42 pages.

Price: $9.95

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Flying Reindeer Stencils from

Flying Reindeer Stencils

Do you like the Reindeer Prints pictured here? They're very easy 2 overlay stencils in a down-loadable pdf file so that you can get your stencils right away (they will be e-mailed to you). Complete instructions included. Click on the picture for project ideas.

Price: $4.00

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Sorry, no print option for this pattern (download only).

Christmas Cards Stencil Book from

Classic Christmas Cards

Here’s a neat little book that I created for Christmas card making. The designs can also be used as stencils or masks in any of your Holiday Crafts. You can use them to apply paint or cut out colored paper and paste. Stencils included are the Christmas tree and star, the reindeer, the ornament and bow and of course the carolers. Also, included is a pattern so that you can make matching envelopes. It has complete instructions and many ideas for creating a variety of cards.

And it's only $4.50.

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Fleur de lis Stencil Book from

Fleur de lis: Book of Stencils

This collection includes 22 designs. Ten are easy single overlay. Six have 2 overlays and six have 3 overlays. Maybe you haven't thought of using the Fleur de lis in your Holiday Crafts but I hope you reconsider. It's a classic design that lends itself well to the season!

This purchase is of a PDF file which has 63 pages.

Price: $9.95

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Angels Stencil Book from

Angels: A Book of Stencils

These will be wonderful additions to your Christmas Arts and Crafts.

This collection includes 4 designs- Angel in Thought, Young Angel, Angel with Trumpet and Guardian Angel. Angels are a classic addition to your Christmas Arts and Crafts.

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And hey! Don’t forget that I (and everyone else) want to see what you have done with your Holiday Crafts and Stencils. Just click on Stenciling Projects to get your masterpiece showcased here on this web site. Won’t that be exciting! Or if you have any questions or want to share information join in on the Stencil Blog. Well, I hope to hear from you soon.

Happy Stenciling,


Stencil Books from

If you'd rather get your Stencil Pattern Books in Print (like these or the ones pictured above) then visit our Printer's Book Shop for a large variety of stencil collections. These books are easy to follow and come with complete instructions. You'll find all of the stencil designs used as samples throughout this site.

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If you love making things then Christmas is the very best time of year. This site has so many ideas that I wanted to put all the links to Christmas Crafts at your fingertips - after all, time is of the essence this time of year! Enjoy and Merry Christmas!

Angel Stencil - Free Angel Stencils.

Christmas Art Activities - Decorate Ornaments with Stencils.

Christmas Art Craft - Find great ideas for making Tree Skirts with Stencils.

Christmas Art Ideas - Watch a Video for more Christmas Craft Ideas.

Christmas Art Prints - Find a new way to use Holiday Decorations.

Christmas Art Projects - Watch a video about using Stencils to create in different ways other than with paint.

Christmas Card Templates

Christmas Arts and Crafts - Make a beautiful candle holder with Stencils.

Christmas Card Ideas

Christmas Craft Activities - Use Stencils to make unique Stockings to hang by the fire.

Christmas Crafts

Christmas Craft Ideas - Decorate Gift Bags.

Christmas Craft Patterns

Christmas Projects - Decorate unique Gift Tags.

Christmas Stencils

Christmas Tree Stencils

Free Christmas Stencils

Gingerbread Man Stencil - Ideas and a Free Stencil.

Holiday Crafts - Here is the place for all your Holiday Crafts.

Holiday Stencil - Watch a Video with a unique way of using Stencils for Holiday Decorations.

Homemade Christmas Crafts - See how to use Stencils to embellish cloth napkins.

Make a Snowflake

Paper Snowflakes

Printable Christmas Stencils

Snowflake Cookies

Snowflake Crafts - Gift and Decoration Ideas with Artful Snowflakes.

Snowflake Designs - Here is where you'll see how to put your Snowflake Designs to use making unique gifts.

Snowflake Patterns - Make 3-D Snowflake Decorations.

Well, I hope you enjoyed all the Christmas Crafts and please come back year round for many other decorating ideas with Stencils!

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