Stencil Girl Mixed Media Wall Hanging

U8167_CM_ShawWallHanging_DVD.inddNature-inspired art and stencils are no longer mutually exclusive! With StencilGirl Mary Beth Shaw as your guide, you’ll create stenciled component parts while learning techniques like bleaching, rubbing, appliqué, hand-stitching, masking and more. Then, Mary Beth demonstrates tips and tricks for altering and arranging those parts into a cohesive and enticing piece of art you’ll be proud to hang on your wall.

Video run time: 88 minutes

Learn more about or purchase a copy of this video here.

Watch a preview of Mary Beth’s other stenciling video, Stencil Girl Mixed Media Sampler Journal here.




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Stencils and Gelli plates are made for each other! Mary Beth Shaw demonstrates how to layer your Gelli plate with acrylic paint, and use it as printing plate for creating gorgeous images on deli paper (or another paper of your choosing) that will ultimately end up as one of many component parts in your Mixed Media Wall Hanging.



  • Deli wrap
  • Fabrics including graveyard fabric
  • Maps
  • Metal tape
  • Organza
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Tyvek
  • Yupo paper


Tools and Media

  • 2 brayers (rubbers and sponge)
  • Acrylic paint
  • Alcohol in a spray bottle
  • Baby wipes
  • Black and white gesso
  • Bleach
  • Brushes
  • Circle punch
  • Contact paper
  • Craft knife
  • Craft sheet
  • Crayons
  • Cutting mat
  • Fishing line
  • Fluid acrylic paint
  • Found stencils
  • Found wood
  • Freezer paper
  • Gelli plate
  • Graphite pencil
  • Hole punches
  • India ink pens
  • Inka Gold
  • Lighter or matches
  • Metal ruler
  • Mica flakes
  • Nail and hammer
  • Needle and black thread
  • Paint markers
  • Painters tape
  • Palette knife
  • Pan Pastels
  • Paper plates
  • Pin cushion
  • Scissors
  • Sponges
  • Spray bottle
  • Tacky glue
  • Tall candle
  • Water container


Stencils (all stencils by StencilGirl Products)

  • Cascading Leaves Stencil 9” x 12” by Jessica Sporn
  • Crackle Stencil 9” x 12” by Nathalie Kalbach
  • Farmer’s Market Stencil 9” x 12” by Daniella Woolf
  • Joggles stencil 9” x 12” by Margaret Appelin
  • Journal texture #6 stencil 9” x 12” by Pam Carriker
  • Mimosa 6 stencil 6” x 6” by Cecilia Swatton
  • River Rocks 6 stencil 6” x 6” by Mary Beth Shaw
  • Roots stencil 6” x 6” by Mary Beth Shaw
  • Seaweed stencil 6” x 6” by Cecilia Swatton
  • Spinners stencil 9” x 12” by Terri Stegmiller
  • Trees stencil 9” x 12” by Mary Beth Shaw
  • Waterways stencil 6” x 6” by Wendy Aikin
  • Waves stencil 9” x 12” by Terri Stegmiller
  • What’s the Point stencil 9” x 12” by Nathalie Kalbach
  • Word Play Stencil 9” x 12” by Daniella Woolf

About Mary Beth

Mary Beth Shaw works in mixed media because she loves to play with art supplies. She uses stencils on anything and everything; if it will hold still, she will stencil it. Mary Beth’s spontaneous process utilizes pastel, ink, marker and acrylics layered with various collage, texture and three-dimensional materials. She welcomes so-called “mistakes” because they lead to wonderful opportunities and discoveries. Mary Beth is author of Flavor for Mixed Media and Stencil Girl, both published by North Light Books, is a columnist for Somerset Studio magazine and is the owner of StencilGirl Products. Living in Wildwood, Missouri with her husband and three cats, Mary Beth is passionate about every moment of life.

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