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

  2. I saw you on Creative Bloggers Party. I'm your newest public follower. I love the hang in the card with the monkey. I would appreciate you following back I would also appreciate if you would like me in facebook and in twitter @DeniseLillaRose. I always follow back. Just leave me a note so I know you stopped by.

  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!

  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!

  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.