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Variety of Background Stamps Combined to Make Card

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.

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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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“Quilt” Using Swirls & Dots Background

Woven into a “quilt-like” pattern, layered on white and Navy blue card stock. “You’re the Best!” and “Believe in your Dreams!” are stamped in black on white card stock, cut out, layered on deckle edged navy blue card stock and glued to the woven pieces of the “Swirls & Dots Background.” Card by Davetta Alexander.

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Happy Birthday Using Two Backgrounds

“Swirls & Dots Background” is embossed in gold on turquoise card stock and layered over white background paper that has been stamped with¬†“Fireworks” using a Calypso Kaleidacolor pad. Using the Calypso pad again, “Happy Birthday” is stamped on white card stock, cut out and glued to the “Swirl” & Dots Background”. “Line Drawn Balloon” is stamped with the turquoise section of the Calypso pad, cut out and glued to the “Swirl& Dots Background”, also. Card by Davetta Alexander.

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Birthday Greeting Using Swirls & Dots Background

The corners of yellow card stock were cut with Fiskars’ Art Deco scissors. “Swirls & Dots Background” was stamped with a tinted embossing pad and the left of the card was embossed with rose glitter embossing powder, while the right side was embossed with a turquoise embossing powder. “Have a Wonderful Birthday!” and part of the “Fireworks” stamp were stamped with a Calypso Kaleidacolor stamp pad on white card stock and both were glued to the “Swirls & Dots Background.” Card by Davetta Alexander.