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Five Manfred Mantis Images

“Swirls & Dots Background” is embossed on a variety of colored card stock with a variety of embossing powders, cut into strips, glued over black card stock as shown and layered on ivory card stock. The following five images from the Manfred Mantis series are stamped in black on green card stock, cut out and mounted in five of the black blocks:  “Manfred with Electric Guitar, Sm.”; “Manfred on Bass, Sm.”; “Manfred with Guitar, Sm.”; “Manfred on Drums, Sm.”; “Manfred on Keyboard, Sm.” “Have a Love Filled Day!” is stamped on ivory card stock, cut out and glued to the card covering a strip and one black block. Card by Davetta Alexander.

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Happy Birthday Card with Teepee & Buffalo

On white card stock, “Navajo Blanket #4” and “Navajo Blanket #5” were stamped in earth tones rainbow pad so that when the vellum is placed over it, the blankets will mutely show. They were masked to show one blanket in front of the other. On vellum, “Teepee, Lg.”, “Buffalo, Lg.”, “Ceremonial Pipe, Sm.” and “Happy Birthday” were stamped in black Memories and colored with pencils on the opposite side. The two layers are tied together with raffia and finished with a bow. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Holiday Season Card Using Goose with Holly

“Goose with Holly” is embossed on tan confetti card stock in gold. “Line Art Holly, Sm.” is embossed in gold and colored. The Line art holly is stamped again, colored, cut out and mounted with foam dots over the previously stamped and colored image to give a 3-D appearance. Straw is glued at the feet of the goose. Crystal Lacquer over the holly berries is then applied. The card is layered on green, red and ivory card stock. Card by Mary Hansen.

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Brownies Dancing by Mushrooms

“Vine/Wood Frame” is embossed in green on white card stock. Inside the frame the following stamps are stamped with black memories: “Dancing with the Peace Maker”“Dancing Round & Round!”, and “Mushroom, Sm.” The mushroom is stamped twice and masked to stamp the second mushroom as well as “Dancing Round & Round!”  The images grass and sky are colored with pencils. Card by Pam Hewitt.