Not everyone would recognize this 6" x 6" stencil as being a silhouette of cranes doing their elegant dance of courting.
|Dance of the Courting Cranes|
So, in my approach to today's Valentine, I decided to emphasize the point by using traditional Valentine colors as well as adding a heart...
Above: Having placed the mask half of this stencil onto the back-side of red paper that came pre-printed with a white floral pattern, I trace the shapes with a black marker.
Below, I cut along the lines with Fiskars fine-detail scissors --
In the next photo, I've turned the paper right-side-up ...
And below, having used a glue-stick to add the cut-out to a greeting card, I get out my paper-crafting heart punch from Marvy.
Finally, I punch out a white heart shape and glue it to the cut-out:
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