Social Distancing Stencils: Smart Safety for Savvy Business Owners

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SMART SAFETY FOR SAVVY BUSINESS OWNERS

Business owners everywhere have felt the effects of the rapid spread of COVID-19. Companies are being forced to adopt new policies to ensure the safety of workers and customers. These safety practices are not only effective in preventing the spread of the virus, but can also greatly help to increase traffic to your business in this difficult time. It's important to today's shoppers that the companies they support are doing their part to stop COVID-19 in its tracks.

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10 Ways You Would Never Expect to Use Stencils

 

10 WAYS YOU WOULD NEVER EXPECT TO USE STENCILS

In the not too distant past, when people thought of stenciling, most thought of painting designs on a kitchen or bathroom wall. During the past 20 years, people with artistic bents began to apply stencils designs to a variety of items including furniture, clothing, shoes, wedding cakes, holiday decorations and various types of signs. Stenciling has evolved and has become an interesting art form and has been used in a multitude of ways you’d never expect! (more…)
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Storm Drain Stencils: Only Rain Down the Drain

storm drain stencilsSTORM DRAIN STENCILS: ONLY RAIN DOWN THE DRAIN

Everyone has seen roadside storm drains, but you may not know their true function. These channels ensure that populated areas don’t flood after significant rain, ice or snow storms. By diverting excess liquid into natural bodies of water, like streams and rivers, storm drains keep roads, building foundations, and your feet relatively dry. Serious problems arise, however, when people misuse them.   (more…)
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5 Great Ways to Use Lettering Stencils in Your Kitchen

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5 GREAT WAYS TO USE LETTERING STENCILS IN YOUR KITCHEN

The kitchen can be a messy and hectic place, but it’s also where the family comes together.  Staying organized really helps our household work and keep us on track. Labeling items in our kitchen (with tools like alphabet stencils) makes it easier for partners and kids to find what they need and put things back in the right place. Rather than shovel pocketfuls of money into re-decorating, you can use these five simple stencil ideas that will be sure to get your kitchen running in top-top shape! (more…)
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Applying Color Theory To Your Custom Logo Stencils

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APPLYING COLOR THEORY TO YOUR CUSTOM LOGO STENCILS

Once you created the perfect logo for your business, you probably thought the work was over until you picked up your custom stencils and realized that you didn't know what colors to use. Since you went through all of the effort to design the logo and have custom logo stencils made, you should take the time to really understand the concept of color theory and how the psychology of color can have a huge impact on your brand. (more…)
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Personalize Your Living Space With These Great DIY Stencil Projects

PERSONALIZE YOUR LIVING SPACE WITH THESE GREAT DIY STENCIL PROJECTS

Do you have blank walls, curtains, or floors that are begging for an update? Why shell out for expensive patterned curtains or wallpaper when you can personalize them yourself? A handy stencil, some stencil paint, and a blank canvas can make for a great and satisfying weekend project, all without breaking the bank. (more…)
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10 Great Stencil Activities for Learning the Alphabet

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10 GREAT STENCIL ACTIVITIES FOR LEARNING THE ALPHABET

Let’s face it: alphabet worksheets and digital games are great, but children need a variety of tangible, educational games to instill a love for education and build necessary motor skills.  If you have a young learner in your life, you already understand the importance of games and physical activities. To add to your classroom and family fun, check out some stencil-based tips and activities!
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How Technology Is Changing How We Park

HOW TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING HOW WE PARK

Time for some brutal honesty: parking is an absolute mess. Not just when you need to find a spot, but also when you have to build one. Every year, drivers spend countless hours searching for spots, and parking striping companies spend countless hours creating safe, user-friendly parking lots. The system’s still far from perfect, but the good news is that cities, technology and startups are beginning to change the way we look for, pay, and manage parking.  
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4 Green Initiatives Taking the US by Storm

green-initatives-taking-us 4 GREEN INITIATIVES TAKING THE US BY STORM The Federal Government may have a spotty record when it comes to green initiatives, but that doesn’t stop municipalities from doing amazing things. Everywhere from huge cities like Atlanta, Georgia, to towns you’ve probably never heard of, like Franklin, New Hampshire (our home here at Stencils Online), are finding innovative ways to improve their environments. Here are some of the green initiatives that we’re most excited about today.
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Clean Advertising: How to Use Reverse Graffiti to Grow Your Business

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CLEAN ADVERTISING: HOW TO USE REVERSE GRAFFITI TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to outdoor advertising. Will your ad stand out or will it blend into the visual noise of today’s busy streets? Will you still be paying for your ad to hang around on a billboard long after it’s lost its relevance? Most of all, will your ad be memorable?
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Why Should Your Business Use Pavement Chalk Advertising?

custom stencilsWHY SHOULD YOUR BUSINESS USE PAVEMENT CHALK ADVERTISING?

Since Jay Conrad coined the term in 1984, ‘guerrilla marketing’ has been an enormously popular way for businesses to advertise their products and services in unconventional ways. Rather than permanently displaying graffiti art, however, there are excellent temporary advertising techniques like sidewalk advertising that have become remarkably popular in recent years.  (more…)
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5 Low-Cost Retail Storefront Design Ideas

5 Low-Cost Retail Storefront Design Ideas

5 LOW-COST RETAIL STOREFRONT DESIGN IDEAS

It’s not hyperbolic to say that good storefront signage can make or break a small business. We've all known businesses with a great product and an excellent location that failed just because it was too easy to walk past them and never realize they were there. But a big, flashy, custom-made sign can cost thousands of dollars. (more…)
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10 Tips to Make Your Next Garage Sale a Hit

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10 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR NEXT GARAGE SALE A HIT

There’s nothing like a bad yard sale to sour your weekend. Hours of preparation and the hope of clearing some excess stuff out of the basement can all be dashed by poor execution. But get it right, and you can turn your garage sale into a fantastic project for you and your kids – hopefully with a few extra dollars in your pocket at the end as well. So what does a perfectly executed garage sale require? Here are our top 10 yard sale tips and tricks for getting it just right. (more…)
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Stencils Online & Toys for Tots

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STENCILS ONLINE & TOYS FOR TOTS

As the year comes to a close we would like to thank all of our customers for an outstanding 2014!  Our creative customers who order custom stencil designs through Stencils Online, and our talented customers who order stencils through iStencils; you continue to impress us with pictures and stories of amazing stencil projects, we value your orders and thrive on your inspiration. (more…)
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Custom Stencil Design Studio

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CUSTOM STENCIL DESIGN STUDIO BY STENCILS ONLINE

We’ve recently added a unique new feature to our website, The Custom Stencil Design Studio! This exclusive tool is the first of its kind to be offered online. Our Custom Stencil Design Studio gives customers countless options, changing the way creating custom stencils have been done in the past. There have never been online options available in this capacity! (more…)
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