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Bird on Cherry Blossom Branch

“Bird on Branch” is stamped on vellum with black Memories and colored on the opposite side with pencils. Only the leaf of this stamp is inked and stamped on three sides to form a border and is colored on the opposite side with pencils. The vellum is placed over white card stock and tied with raffia ribbon. Card by Margaret Wiggin

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Moose, Fishing Bear & Horse

“Bold  Block – Moose”“Bold Block – Horse”, and “Bold Block – Fishing Bear” were stamped on cork and cut out, mounted over gold gloss card stock which was layered over homemade paper, checkered scrap book paper and white card stock. Card by Thalia Sledge.

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Animals on Easel

“Easel”, “Dragonfly, Sm.”“Three Bunnies, Lg.”“Three Bunnies, Sm.”“Two Squirrels, Lg.”, and  “One Turtle” were stamped in black Memories on yellow card stock that had been sponged with green and pink leaving the center clear where the easel was stamped. All the animals except the dragonfly were stamped again, cut out and mounted with foam dots. Images were colored with pencils and crystal lacquer was applied to the turtle’s shell. Glitter was applied to the dragonfly’s wings. Puff balls were added to the rabbit’s tails. The card was trimmed with decorative scissors and layered over yellow, brown and white card stock. Card by Thalia Sledge.

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Moose & Doe in Birch Trees

“Birch Grove”, “Birch -Two Crossed, Sm.”, “Birch – Two Crossed, Lg.”, “Birch – Two Straight, Sm.”, “Doe by Branches”, and “Moose in Grass” were embossed in black on white matte card stock. Images were colored with pencils, and card was layered on black and tan card stock. Card by Pamela Hewitt.

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Zuni Bear Embossed

“Sunburst, Sm.”, “Return Symbol, Sm.”, and “Return Symbol, Lg.” are stamped in black on tan parchment card stock.  “Zuni Bear Fetish, Lg.” is embossed in verdigris, cut out and mounted on the parchment card stock. Lines are drawn between the border images. The parchment card stock was layered on light brown card stock. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Bear behind Birch Trees

“Uneven Ground/Snowdrifts” is stamped on white card stock with a black Memories stamp pad, sponged with light blue and glitter added. “Birch – Two Straight, Sm.” is stamped repeatedly across card. The grass at the base of the trees is colored green with markers. Masks are created for the birch trees.  “Bear on Ledge, Lg.” and “Pine Silhouette” are stamped over the masks which give the appearance that the bear and pine trees are behind the birch trees.  Card by Margaret Wiggin.