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Fishing Memories

Stamps embossed in gold on dark green confetti card are  “Spinner”, and “Creel, Sm.” which is edged with a gold Krylon Leafing pen. “Bold Block – Cabin”, “Bold Block – Fisherperson” and “Bold  Block – Fishing Fly” are stamped in light brown on ivory card stock, cut out and mounted on the dark green confetti card stock. The card is then layered on ivory parchment card stock. Card by Mary Hansen.

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Walking Boots!

“Cowboy Boot” is embossed in copper four times on 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ ivory parchment card stock to give the appearance of the boots walking. It is colored with pencils. The words, “HOWDY” are embossed in copper with “Log Alphabet, Lg.” It is edged with a copper Krylon Leafing pen and layered on white card stock. Card by Mary Hansen.

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Cowboy, Boots, Hat, Saddle

To give the shadow stamping technique appearance, deckle edge scissors were used to cut rectangles from card stock which had been colored with light colored pencils. The rectangles were then stamped and mounted on turquoise granite card stock. Sections of some of the images were colored with pencils. The granite card stock was edged with a copper Krylon Leafing pen and layered onto tan card stock. Stamps used were “Cowboy”, “Pair Boots”, “Western Hat”, “Saddle, Sm.”, “How ya been?” and “Whatcha’ doin’?” Card by Mary Hansen.

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Caribou in the Forest

Stamps used are “Caribou, Lg.”, “Rocks & Grass”“Large Brownie Rock” and “Pine Silhouette.” The clouds are sponged using a stencil. The caribou is stamped once on ivory card stock, then stamped again, cut out (except for the antlers) and mounted with foam tabs to give a 3-D effect. The images are stamped in color and colored with pencils. The card is edged with a gold Krylon Leafing pen and layered on green card stock and confetti card stock. Card by Mary Hansen.

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Eskimo Child with Fish

Stamps used are “Eskimo Child”, “Uneven Ground/Snowdrifts” and “Pine Silhouette.” The pine trees are stamped alternately without re-inking on ivory card stock to give the illusion of seeing them in the distance through the fog. The Eskimo child is stamped once on the card, then again, cut out and mounted with foam tabs to give a 3-D effect. The images are stamped in color and colored with pencils. The ivory card stock is layered onto hunter green and ivory card stock. Card by Mary Hansen.

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Dog Sled & Husky Dog

Stamps used are “Dog Sled”, “Husky Dog”, “Pine Silhouette” and “Uneven Ground/Snowdrifts.” The pine trees are stamped alternately without re-inking on ivory card stock to give the illusion of seeing them in the distance through the fog. The Husky dog is stamped once on the card, then again, cut out and mounted with foam tabs to give a 3-D effect. The images are stamped in color and colored with pencils. A white out pen is used to add snow to the trees and ground. The gray card stock is layered onto black, burgundy and ivory card stock. Card by Mary Hansen.

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Polar Bear & Cubs

Stamps used are “Polar Bear & Cubs”, “Pine Silhouette”, “Uneven Ground/Snowdrifts” and the water on the lower portion of “Ship” to give the motion in the water. a white out pen was used to outline the edge of the water and to give the appearance of ice or snow on the water. One pine tree and the polar bears were stamped, cut out and mounted on foam tabs to give a 3-D appearance. The images were stamped on ivory paper with color and colored with pencils, then layered on navy blue card stock and another ivory card stock. Card by Mary Hansen.