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Musical Notes #2 Background & Rose with Stem

“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.

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Cupped Hands Holding Rose with a Stem

“Cupped Hands” is stamped with a black Memories pad on Ninja Confetti by Fox River Paper Co., colored with pencils, the hands cut out and the “cuff” edge torn. Glaze is put on the fingernails. “Rose with Stem” is embossed in gold on white card stock, colored with markers and cut out. A slit is cut between the two hands and the rose is slipped into the slit. The Cupped Hands and the Rose are foam mounted on a lavender piece of card stock which is layered on tan card stock, wall paper, tan card stock and a lavender card. Yarn is secured with a brad on the two layers just before the final card. 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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Bleached Rose

“Rose with Stem” is stamped with bleach on royal blue card stock. Eyelets are set in the edges of the piece. This piece is layered on wallpaper edged with a gold Krylon Leafing pen, then layered on a blue rectangle which has also been edged with the gold Krylon Leafing pen. This is layered on a mauve card. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Dry Embossed Metal Basket with Flowers

“Bold Woven Background” was stamped on the back side of light weight metal and dry embossed with a stylus. The image was cut into a basket shape by cutting the lower portion of the basket separate from the handle. The handle was placed under the basket and the front of the basket was filled with the stamped cut out flowers. Strips of foam were stuck to the lower part of the basket and the sides to give the effect of it being filled. “Rose with Stem” was stamped in black and colored with pencils as was “Iris”. The flowers were cut out and attached with foam tape. A background was cut from white card stock in the shape of the flowers and the basket and glued to the basket, then layered on a deckle edged rectangle of green card stock which was glued to white card stock.  “Friends are…, Sm.” was stamped on white card stock, cut out and foam mounted on the lower corner of the card. Card by Davetta Alexander.

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Rose with Stem Bookmark

“Rose with Stem” is stamped with black ink on white card stock, masked and “Leafy Branch, Sm.” is stamped in green ink so that the leaves appear to be behind the rose. The rose is colored with markers. The stamp, “Carved Rose” is colored with two different colored markers and stamped. Green is stippled at the base of the rose stem. Glitter is applied to the rose and a tassel is added. Card by Merci Crosskill.

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Rose with Stem in Zuni Pot

“Rose with Stem” is stamped with black ink on white card stock, masked and “Leafy Branch, Sm.” is stamped in green ink so that the leaves appear to be behind the rose. The rose is colored with markers. “Zuni Pot, Lg.” is gold embossed on white card stock, colored, cut out and foam mounted below the rose. The white card stock is layered on pink card stock. Glitter is added to the rose and portions of the pot. Card by Merci Crosskill.