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Saturday, 18 August 2012

Stencilling with Aleeza

Hello sweet bloggers out there,

Hope you are having a pleasant weekend... it is a slow, lazy Sunday morning here with the girls and I colouring, painting and now I am on to one of my fave activities - blogging.

Aleeza (all of four and a bit) coloured in these stencil with sponge dipped in a white stamp pad. I helped her as well but she wanted to be independent and seemed to enjoy it thoroughly. 

I have used one of my new Ek Success border punches to create border and stuck a Martha Stewart punched border on white stock on the edge. 

I have touched up the stencilled design with my Sakura silver pen to add some glamour but I think it made it a tad messy. It was meant to be a male card which looked rather bland. So landed up adding butterflies in silver (which does not reflect in the picture). In the end, it landed up looking quite elegant, if I may say so myself.



Have a lovely, healthy and crafty Sunday.

Love,

Monica

11 comments:

Dr Sonia S V said...

Give my love to Aleeza and tell her she did a fabulous job!!

Rose Petal said...

Hello Monica. It sounds like you have had a fun day with the children.
I love the design of this card, so very elegant and gorgeous butterflies too. The background is amazing.
Hope that you are keeping well. I must try and email soon.
Lots of love, Sandra xxx

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the butterflies and fab colours.xxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Monica, I like the papers and the gorgeous butterflies.
Kevin xx

Sasha said...

Super card, Monica! Your butterflies are so pretty...Tell Aleeza, she did such a fabulous job of stencilling!

jimlynn said...

Aleeza is turning into quite a little crafter it seems! She did a great job on this wonderful card! So pretty and I love the butterflies! I think it would be great for a male! I mean they like butterflies too!
Very pretty.
Lynn

1CardCreator said...

Very elegant card Monica. Tell Aleeza her part looks beautiful! I like the new look of your blog too. Not sure how long you have had it, I I just noticed after a month or what lol. It does look good though, nice job.

Jennifer said...

Aahh sounds like a fun day! Gorgeous card Monica. xx Jenny xx

Shirley-anne said...

Lovely card with beautiful punched edge and butterflys .

Karin said...

Good for her...What a fantasic card! She will have a blog before long...lol! Love your new blog header too :) Have a wonderful day!

Maria@Crafty Cre8tions said...

Great job by both of you! The butterflies are great with the bling and I love the border punch!