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Manfred Mantis with Electric Guitar, Lg.

“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.

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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.