Not everyone would recognize this 6" x 6" stencil-and-mask combination for what it is --
a silhouette of cranes doing their elegant dance of courting.
|Dance of the Courting Cranes s394|
So, in my approach to today's Valentine, I'm emphasizing the theme of romance by using traditional Valentine colors, as well as adding a heart...
Above: I pull out paper with a pre-printed white floral pattern on the "top" red side and plain red on the "back" side. Having flipped the paper over to red-side-up, I place onto it the mask part of this stencil-and-mask set. I trace the shapes with a black marker.
Below, I cut along the lines with Fiskars fine-detail scissors --
In the next photo, I turned the paper right-side-up ...
Below: having used a Uhu gluestick to add the cut-out to the cover of a white blank greeting card, I get out my paper-crafting heart punch from Marvy.
For my last step, I punch out a white heart shape and glue it to the cut-out:
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