Nursery Stencils /Kids room designs

Gato Muerto Wall Art Stencil

Sku: OR139
Single overlay stencil.
Offered in 3 sizes.
SMALL: Sheet size: 11"x16"
Design measures 8"x12"
MEDIUM: Sheet size: 14"x20.6"
Design measures 11"x16.5"
LARGE: Sheet size: 18"x26.3"
Design measures 14.8"x22.3"SaveSave
Our Gato Muerto cat stencil is the purrrfect decor for the Day of the Dead and Halloween! According to ancient Mexican tradition, ornate sugar skulls or Calaveras were used to honor the deceased loved ones and to celebrate family connections. It is believed that the deceased  ancestors would offer protection, good luck, health and wisdom to the family members. Usually you’d see human sugar skull ornaments displayed for Day of the Dead, but we thought that a sugar skull cat stencil is just as decorative and relevant! Our cute Halloween-themed stencils are a fun way to decorate your home! Check out the entire Halloween stencil collection for pumpkin stencils, skull stencils, and many other Halloween designs!

Want to learn the easiest stenciling technique? Here are the detailed illustrated Basic Stenciling Instructions.

This stencil is perfect for a quick DIY decorating project, especially if you watch our easy to follow short step-by-step Video Tutorials! You'll find them extremely helpful for your stenciling project.

This cat stencil comes in 3 different sizes, making it a great choice for a wide range of holiday home decor projects! It can be used on walls, furniture, art canvas, table runners, reclaimed wood, and many other surfaces! Perfect for DIY Halloween home decor!

Yes, you can stencil your own fabric
and use it for curtains, tablecloths, pillows, and what not! When stenciling on fabric, stencil adhesive is very helpful.  First, tape your ironed fabric to a flat surface so it doesn't move around while you stencil. Use stencil brushes, or a dense foam roller, and add some textile medium ( sold in craft stores) to your acrylic paint. You can also get a special fabric paint, but, good craft acrylics with a dollop of textile medium work just as well, and cost way less, too! :)

Textile medium is optional - it only makes the acrylic paint more flexible when it dries, which is important for wearables like t-shirts, but not so much for pillows and curtains.  Complete the stenciling and let it dry fully (24 hours is best), then heat-set it by ironing the fabric for approximately 20 seconds on a LOW setting through the piece of cloth. Heat-setting will cure the paint and will prevent it from being washed off in the washing machine. Always experiment with a sample of your fabric first to ensure good results. I've stenciled on silk, cotton, linen and even sheer fabrics with great results. It's always better if your fabric doesn't have too much texture.

You'll need some stencil brushes and/or a dense foam roller for your stenciling project.

All of our stencils are made of thick, sturdy but flexible 12 mil clear plastic, reusable, easy to clean and stenciler-friendly! In our 20+ years of professional stenciling, this material has proven to be far superior than any other material we have used, including the industry standard 8 mil Mylar.

We are certain you'll notice the difference and will love working with it, just like all the folks who have already bought our stencils.

Our stencils are made to last and with proper care and storage will serve you for a long time.

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