“Flower Words Background” is embossed in white on black card stock which has been corner punched. This is layered on ivory and purple card stock. “Iris” is stamped in black Memories, colored with markers, cut out and foam mounted on the word background. “Friends are…, Lg.” is stamped with a rainbow pad on a square trimmed with decorative scissors, edged with a purple marker and glued to the word background. Card by Davetta Alexander.
“Rose with Stem” is stamped with bleach on royal blue card stock. Eyelets are set in the edges of the piece. This piece is layered on wallpaper edged with a gold Krylon Leafing pen, then layered on a blue rectangle which has also been edged with the gold Krylon Leafing pen. This is layered on a mauve card. Card by Margaret Wiggin.
“Flower Basket” was stamped on ecru card stock with a black Memories ink pad and colored with Glaze pens. Prior to coloring, a mask was cut and the background was sponged with a sea sponge using a Champagne Encore pad. The edge of the oval cut out was edged with a moss green Color Box Cat’s Eye pad and this piece was layered under the cut out. Background paper was glued to the back of the front of the card and an eyelet was set in the lower right corner which was edged with the moss green pad. The corner was then folded up and attached with double sided tape. “Happy Birthday” was stamped with a dusty rose PSX stamp pad on ivory card stock, trimmed with deckle scissors, edged with the moss green pad and placed at the top right corner of the card. Card by Margaret Wiggin.
“Bold Woven Background” was stamped on the back side of light weight metal and dry embossed with a stylus. The image was cut into a basket shape by cutting the lower portion of the basket separate from the handle. The handle was placed under the basket and the front of the basket was filled with the stamped cut out flowers. Strips of foam were stuck to the lower part of the basket and the sides to give the effect of it being filled. “Rose with Stem” was stamped in black and colored with pencils as was “Iris”. The flowers were cut out and attached with foam tape. A background was cut from white card stock in the shape of the flowers and the basket and glued to the basket, then layered on a deckle edged rectangle of green card stock which was glued to white card stock. “Friends are…, Sm.” was stamped on white card stock, cut out and foam mounted on the lower corner of the card. Card by Davetta Alexander.
“Rose with Stem” is stamped with black ink on white card stock, masked and “Leafy Branch, Sm.” is stamped in green ink so that the leaves appear to be behind the rose. The rose is colored with markers. The stamp, “Carved Rose” is colored with two different colored markers and stamped. Green is stippled at the base of the rose stem. Glitter is applied to the rose and a tassel is added. Card by Merci Crosskill.
“Bouquet, Lg.” is stamped with a black Memories pad vertically and horizontally, colored with markers and cut out. Two additional daisies are stamped, colored and cut out. These cut-outs are assembled on white card that has 1″ cut from the lower front. The cut edge is edged with a gold Krylon leafing pen and the flowers are glued on the card so that two of them overlap the cut edge. A polka dot piece of scrap book paper is glued to the lower part of the inside of the card. “Just a Note” is stamped and embossed with gold embossing powder on the white card stock. Card by Judy Conklin.
“Frame #18, Flowers” is stamped in black Memories ink on white card stock and colored with pencils. A charm is glued to a torn piece of handmade paper which has flower petals embedded in it and layered on a rectangle of burgundy card stock which is layered on blue and white card stock. Card by Mary Connaway.