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Canoers Leaving Birch Grove

Stamps used are “Birch – Two Straight, Lg.”, “Birch – Two Crossed, Lg.”, “Birch Grove”, “Two Ducks”,  lower part of “Ship” stamp used for waves, “Canoeing”, “Rock” (Retired stamp not in current catalog, email for availability), “Rocks & Grass”, “Wild Grass.” Colored with markers and pencils. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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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.