Valentine Postcard

Use a doily as a stencil for sponge paints and make a lovely Valentine's Day postcard.


  • Heavy white paper or postcard
  • Paper doily
  • Red or pink paint
  • Paintbrush or sponge
  • Clear contact paper (optional)


  1. Place a paper doily on one side of a blank postcard, or on a piece of heavy white paper folded to make a card. You can hold the doily in place with a small amount of tacky adhesive or a paper clip.
  2. Paint or sponge over the doily and onto the postcard beneath it.
  3. Remove the doily and let the postcard dry.
  4. Cover with clear contact paper to give it a finished look.


Copyright © 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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