“Musical Notes Background #2” is gold embossed on burgundy card stock and white embossed on black card stock. The background is cut as shown above and layered on ivory and black card stock. “Rose with Stem” is stamped with a black Memories pad on white card stock, colored with pencils, cut out leaving an outline of white and glued to the combined sections of “Musical Notes Background #2.” Card by Davetta Alexander.
Background stamps, “Flower Word Background”; “Musical Notes Background #2”; “Swirls & Dots Background” and “Starburst Background” were stamped on a variety of colors of card stock and embossed with a variety of colors of embossing powders, then cut into strips about 1″ wide and glued to white card stock. This piece was layered on purple deckle edged background card stock. “Smile! and the whole world…” was stamped on off white card stock with black ink, cut out, glued to rectangles of yellow and navy blue deckle edged card stock. then glued to the background of “strips.” Card by Davetta Alexander.
“Manfred with Electric Guitar, Lg.” was stamped in black Memories on green card stock, cut out and glued to “Musical Notes” which was stamped on off white card stock by inking with markers and trimming with deckle scissors. This was glued to “Musical Notes Background #2” which was stamped in black on off-white card stock and embellished with the “direct to paper technique” using purple and red pads, then trimmed with deckle scissors. These pieces were glued to “Starburst Background” which was embossed in red on off white card stock and layered on purple card stock. “Easel” and “You’re a Star!” were stamped on shrink plastic, colored with oil color pencils, shrunk, glued to each other and mounted on the right corner of the card. Card by Davetta Alexander.
“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.