Adventure Park scrapbook board
July 10, 2014 – 9:06 am | No Comment

I like keeping little mementos of special days out and holidays, maps, theatre tickets, sports events  and anything that is a memory of a special moment in our life. I have not yet entered …

Share
Read the full story »
Crafts

Travel with kids

Books

iphone apps

learn through play

Home » Crafts, Easter

Monday Crafts: Easter cards part 2

Submitted by on March 15, 2010 – 7:04 amOne Comment
 

easter-crafts

This week for our Monday crafts we have more Easter cards on the menu. We used different techniques to make the basic cards in the photo. Our first card was the easiest.  We already mastered this technique for our Christmas cards so we knew it worked. We cut shapes out of old magazines and coloured them with metallic pens for a gold finish. Then we glued the images onto the white card. To move away from the Easter bunny we picked another seasonal favourite picturing an egg basket and two flying doves. 

 

stencil-easter-card

For the other two cards we tried to create simple images by making a stencil, but we run into some problems because we made the first stencil out of paper and it turned out to be too light, which caused the paint to smudge under the edges. So for the second stencil we used thick cardboard and it worked much better. We kept it really simple and returned to the Easter rabbit theme. The print came out sharp and we finished adding some red dots all over the rabbit and the “Happy Easter” wording with glitter glue at the bottom.easter-cards-step-2

 

 

Share

One Comment »

  • paola says:

    Hi Maria,

    I always check your website for new ideas to use in order to entertain my 6 years old daughter. I find your instructions very clear and easy to execute, cheap to make and the results are always fantastic: thank you very much!
    Paola.

Leave a comment!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.

yemenmix.com