Valentine Postcard

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book

Use a doily as a stencil for sponge paints, and make a lovely Valentine's Day postcard.


Use a doily as a stencil for sponge paints and make a lovely Valentine's Day postcard.

Materials

  • Heavy white paper or postcard
  • Paper doily
  • Red or pink paint
  • Paintbrush or sponge
  • Clear contact paper (optional)

Directions

  1. Place a paper doily on one side of a blank postcard, or on a piece of heavy white paper folded to make a card. You can hold the doily in place with a small amount of tacky adhesive or a paper clip.
  2. Paint or sponge over the doily and onto the postcard beneath it.
  3. Remove the doily and let the postcard dry.
  4. Cover with clear contact paper to give it a finished look.

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