Friday, May 27, 2011

Sympathy cards (with FREE template)

I made a few sympathy cards this week.


 For the Pooh bear cards I used my friend Nancy's stamp and filled it in with water color pencils.  I love those things!  It's so hard to water color in the lines but when I use these pencils I get it right every time.


 I liked using the water color pencils so much I used them on my "Hang in there" monkey cards (below) to get the same affect.  I knew I wanted a little monkey on these cards but I couldn't find a stamp so I drew the monkey, scanned it in, and printed it out.  It gave the same affect as a stamp and was FREE!


Click HERE to get a free template for this monkey "Hang in there" card.  Just print it out and cut it to size. (I printed mine on yellow paper and cut it to be 3 7/8" by 5 1/8")  Then color it in with watercolor pencil, and paint with water over the top.

I was originally going to add tiny googly eyes but couldn't find the package I bought a few weeks ago so I drew mine in instead.  The template doesn't have eyes so you can choose your placement depending on what you use.

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6 comments:

  1. Saw you at Lamb Around. Can't believe you drew the monkey, you did such a good job!

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  3. SO cute! I saw your blog through a link party and I LOVE it! I love making new blog friends! I am your newest follower and would love it if you would check out my blog and follow me too! Thanks!
    -Nikki
    http://chef-n-training.blogspot.com/

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  4. Those are sweet! Love Winnie The Pooh!
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can't wait to see what you have for next week!
    AllieMakes.Blogspot.com

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  5. Love your cards. It is always so nice to receive a handmade card. Thanks for sharing them on Motivated Monday at BeColorful. I hope you will join in again.
    Pam

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