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How to use the Stencils Online Designer

An Easy Step-by-Step Guide (with pictures)

1. Once you're on the site (http://www.stencilsonline.com/designer), click anywhere on the screen to begin typing. The Online Designer welcome screen:

2. Select your preferred font. Your font can be selected from the box on the left that says FONTS, which are conveniently displayed in alphabetical order. (If you'd like a font you don't see, don't panic! Just shoot us an email at mail@stencilsonline.com. We can make stencils in many, many fonts. The sky's the limit!) Select your font here

3. When you'd like to adjust text size, first click Done (right under your text).

4. To adjust text size , use the Text/Clip Art Size box on the right-hand side OR drag the arrows that are around the text. The Text/Clip Art Size box:


5. The Text/Clip Art Size box is great for achieving specific text or clip art dimensions. To start using the Text/Clip Art Size box, simply click the lock to the right of the measurements so it unlocks. The measurements can be adjusted through typing in different numbers or through clicking the arrows. Click to unlock Type new Or click the measurements arrows


6. At the bottom of the page, the Material Size box allows you to change the stencil material size to your liking. Use the number box on the left to change height , and the number box on the right to change width. Adjust material height Adjust material width

7. Click Add Clip Art to spice up your stencil with a variety of designs. Add Clip Art is located at the top of the page next to Add Text. One of our many clip art designs:


One of our many clip art images

8. Use the Shape Tool to manipulate your text design in a variety of ways. The Shape Tool is located in the Text/Clip Art Size box between “Spacing” and “Align to Center.”

Just a few examples or what can be done with the Shape Tool:

9. At any point you can save your design by clicking the Save Design button, located at the top right of the page next to Add to Cart . You can also Open your design by clicking Open Design.

10. Have any additional questions? Always feel free to call us at 877-863-5227 or shoot us an email at mail@stencilsonline.com . We are happy and eager to help you create the perfect stencil for your project.

To use the Design Studio, you must download Flash!
Follow these 3 simple steps to get started on your stencil creation!

  1. Go to get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
  2. Follow the simple instructions provided by Adobe to install the Flash Player to your computer.
  3. Start designing your new stencils!