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Rose Fan, Lg. in Shades of Purple

“Rose Fan, Lg.” was embossed with purple and colored with markers in shades of coral, purple and autumn orange. A ribbon was tied for the handle. “Happy Birthday” was stamped on white card stock using a lavender Encore pad. A gold metallic pen was used to highlight the roses and the edge of the fan. The fan was cut out and mounted with foam dots to the white card stock on which “Happy Birthday” had been stamped. The card was then layered on gold and wine colored background card stock and white card stock. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Gecko, Sm. & Stamping on Tiles

“Gecko, Sm.” is stamped with a black Memories pad on five different colored “Crackle” paint chips cut to 3/4″ x 3/4″ which are layered onto black glossy card stock cut to 1″ x 1″. The squares are layered on a white decoratively cut card and  “Happy Birthday!”, “Love” and “Hello #2, Sm.” are stamped in black in the open spaces. A mulberry brad is applied to the decoratively cut card to hold the colorful pieces of boa yarn. This piece is layered on black glossy card stock and a sage green card. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Navajo Design, Dream Catcher and Kokopelli

“Navajo Design” is stamped with a rainbow pad on white card stock. A duplicate card of vellum is stamped in the rainbow pad with “Dream Catcher, Sm.”, “Kokopelli #8, Med.” and “Happy Birthday!”. The vellum is placed over the white card stock and small holes are punched at the top of the card so that the raffia can tie the two together. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Happy Birthday Card with Teepee & Buffalo

On white card stock, “Navajo Blanket #4” and “Navajo Blanket #5” were stamped in earth tones rainbow pad so that when the vellum is placed over it, the blankets will mutely show. They were masked to show one blanket in front of the other. On vellum, “Teepee, Lg.”, “Buffalo, Lg.”, “Ceremonial Pipe, Sm.” and “Happy Birthday” were stamped in black Memories and colored with pencils on the opposite side. The two layers are tied together with raffia and finished with a bow. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Happy Birthday Using Small Bouquet

this card was created using the Small Bouquet stamp.

“Bouquet, Sm.” was stamped with a black Memories stamp pad, colored with water color pencils, cut out and mounted on green card stock layered on yellow and green again; then glued to scrapbook paper which was glued to card stock. The words, “Happy Birthday” were printed on white paper, torn and the edge touched with pink rub-ons; then, glued to the card overlapping the green frame. Card by Lois Hand.

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Happy Birthday Using Blue & Gold Butterflies

“Butterfly #1, Lg.” is embossed in gold on medium blue card stock and cut out. The same is done with  “Butterfly #1, Sm.”, but two of those are made. “Happy Birthday – Old English” is embossed in gold on a rectangle of medium blue card stock and edged with a gold Krylon Leafing pen. A frame is cut out of  Metallic card stock and a background made using blue and gold Brilliance pads on glossy black paper is set behind the frame. The larger butterfly is mounted on the background and the frame. The smaller butterflies are layered two deep on the lower left of the card and the greeting is mounted on the right. A liner is glued inside the card. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Happy Birthday in Silver and Blue

This birthday card is made using only silver and blue.

“Happy Birthday” is embossed in silver on a piece of turquoise card stock which has been edged with a silver Krylon Leafing pen. This is layered over a square of silver card stock. One half of the silver card stock is glued to the flap of the card which has been silver embossed with “Balloon Bouquet” and edged with silver.  “Happy Birthday” is embossed in silver on the inside of the card. The card itself is from a piece of card stock 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ which is 1/2 of a standard piece of card stock (8 1/2″ x 11″). Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Happy Birthday Using Flower Word Background & Rose

“Flower Words Background” was embossed in white on cocoa brown card stock, trimmed with deckle scissors and layered on yellow card stock. “Rose with Stem” was stamped on white card stock, colored with pencils, cut out and glued to the word background. “Happy Birthday” was embossed in gold on yellow card stock, cut out and glued to the word background. Card by Davetta Alexander.

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Happy Birthday with Manfred Mantis & Musical Notes

“Musical Notes” is stamped in black on burgundy card stock for the background. “Musical Notes Background #2” is stamped with various embossing powders on various colors of card stock, cut in different width strips and fitted to the corners of the burgundy card stock in collage fashion. “Happy Birthday” is stamped in a Calypso Kaleidacolor stamp pad on white paper, cut out and glued to the background. “Electric guitar, Lg.” from the Manfred Mantis series is stamped in black Memories, colored, cut out and glued to the background. Card by Davetta Alexander.