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Tree Trunk is Dominant with Moose Silhouette & Pine Forest

“Pine Forest” was stamped twice leaving a little space between to give the illusion of a path. “Moose Silhouette” was stamped in Memories black in the lower part of the card. “Tree Trunk” was stamped in black Memories, colored, cut out and placed on the card with foam dots. All coloring was done with chalks and sprayed with a fixative. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Bold Southwest Frame #17 with Doe by Branch

“Frame #17, Southwest, Bold, Sm.” is embossed in gold on olive green card stock and the inside is cut out. This is layered as shown using cranberry, gold and tan card stock.  “Doe by Branches” and “Distant Birds” are stamped with a black Memories pad on white card stock and colored with chalk and pencils. Card by Danielle Côté.

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Wildlife Behind, Beside & Above Canoers

“Pine Forest”, “Two Ducks”, “Canoeing”, “Trout, Sm.”, “Bird Dog”, “Leafy Plant” and “Scenic – Shrubs/Clouds” are stamped in black Memories and colored with chalk, pencils and markers. Card by Jean Rhodes.

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Zuni Pots, Cactus & Southwest Mountains

“Narrow Butte, Sm.” and “Kneeling Nun, Sm.” (retired stamp, email for availability) were stamped on cinnamon colored card stock and colored with chalks. The sky was chalked also and the card was sprayed with a sealer. “Prickly Pear, Med.” was stamped three times on glossy white card stock, colored with pencils, cut out and mounted with double stick tape at three levels so as to be in front of the Kneeling Nun stamp giving depth perception. On brown card stock, two “Zuni Pot, Lg.” and two “Zuni Pot, Sm.” are stamped and embossed with Desert Sand embossing powder, cut out and mounted on foam dots at the lower part of the card. The card is cut with deckle scissors and layered on yellow card stock cut with deckle scissors, then layered on black card stock. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Large Oak Tree by Covered Bridge

“Covered Bridge, Sm.” and  “Oak Tree, Lg.” are stamped with a black Memories pad on white card stock and colored with chalks. The covered bridge is cut in a rectangle to include the sky while the oak tree is trimmed closely. The covered bridge is layered on dark green card stock set to the left. The oak tree is mounted with foam dots and covers both the green layer and the scene. The final layer is ivory parchment card stock. Card by Anaka Kagen.

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Fruit Jar with Lid, Bouquet & “Just a Note”

“Fruit Jar with Lid” and “Bouquet, Sm.” were stamped on white card stock, colored with chalk and pencils and cut out. “Just a Note” was embossed in black on a piece of vellum cut in a rectangle and then mounted on a rectangle with rounded corners cut from lavender card stock. The jar and, “Just a Note” were glued to the yellow card stock and the bouquet was mounted on foam dots. Card by Anaka Kagen.

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Domino Art Using Mimbreno Dancer

Domino preparation:  Lightly sand a white domino until the sheen is gone. Add Gesso (white) to the top and sides. When dry, apply color with chalks. Colors used were Oranges, yellows in the middle area, dark brown and black for the border. “Mimbreno Dancer” is stamped on the domino with black Brilliance ink. On the sides of the domino stamp the words, “Apache” and “Mimbres” using alphabet stamps were stamped. On the ends, “AND” was stamped. Heat set the words and apply Crystal Lacquer to the top and sides. It takes several hours to lacquer the top and all the sides. A hole can be drilled in the domino before preparing it to be stamped. They can also be sealed with Krylon spray, Future Floor Finish or Diamond Glaze. Art by Lee Ann Atencio.

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Eagle Dancer Card with Feathers

Eagle Dancer” and “Feather #1” are stamped in Memories black , colored with watercolor pencils and cut out. A background is prepared on a piece of deckled white card stock which is colored with chalks. The cut out dancer and feathers are attached to the card after it has been layered on blue and white card stock. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Holiday Season Card Using Snowman, Lg.

“Snowman, Lg.” was stamped on white card stock and colored with pencils. The snowman image was torn out to create ragged edges which were accented with blue chalk. A green piece was torn to be a little larger than the torn snowman image and both were layered onto red glossy card stock that had been trimmed with decorative scissors. This was layered onto white card stock. Card by Margaret Wiggin.