Ducks, having a cosmopolitan distribution, are quite accessible to the nature photographer. I'm not sure exactly what kind of ducks these were, but they resided in one of my favorite places to visit: Lake George, NY.
The iron cross is the highest decoration given to the German military. Bikers also use it to promote a tough-guy image. But this design was an accident...I started drawing out random lines until an iron cross materialized.
Who spent all the money to put the U.S. in the hole? It's the gray haired mentally challenged clowns in DC. The mat says it all, and this was one of my earlier examples of decoupage, before I started using smaller circle punches.