Friday, May 28, 2010

Impressionistic coloring

 Stamps: Watercolor Trio, Background: Tres Chic
Ink: Elegant eggplant, Markers: Elegant Eggplant, Always Artichoke
Paper: Elegant Eggplant, Always Artichoke, whisper white
Other: Water,
I stamped the flower image after I colored it with the markers. Sprayed water on it and let it dry. Colored the stamp and stamped over the image again.
Love it.

Mary Campbell My Stampin Up website:

Thursday, May 27, 2010

My Romantic Husband

My husband was out mowing the lawn today and when he came inside he had his hands full of flowers for me. He had parked the mower and took the time to pick these. He knows how much I love flowers and I would enjoy these.

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Monday, May 24, 2010

Happy Birthday Jonathan

This is the birthday card I made for my son's birthday tomorrow. He loved it!

Stamps: Motorcycle
Paper: night of navy, bashful blue, whisper white, DSP Travel Journal.
Ink: versa mark, markers: pumpkin pie, basic gray
Acc: aqua painter, black embossing powder, Zig painty pen ( I used the silver end) .

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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Card Front

This is another card front made for a swap.

Stamps" Watercolor Trio,
Paper:certainly celery, whisper white, barely banana, almost amethyst
Ink:Markers:certainly celery, almost amethyst, barely banana
Punches: scallop circle, large and small circle, eyelet border.

It took awhile to ink up the stamp for 12 cards but I like how it came out.


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Saturday, May 22, 2010

Anniversary cards

Two of the anniversary cards I made to mail to the members of the church. These were fun to make and I hope they will enjoy receiving these.
Paper: Ruby Red, Very Vanilla or Kraft.
Ink: Ruby Red
Stamps: Background.

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Monday, May 17, 2010

Tropical Party

New stamp set from the summer mini.
Paper: Brillant blue, whisper white, Pixie pink and Pink        passion
Ink: Pink passion, brilliant blue and green galore
Punch: corner and large oval

Colors chosen for me by the challenge author.
I loved putting this together.

Mary Campbell My Stampin Up website:

Friday, May 14, 2010

V C Rocks Blog Hop #1

Welcome to our first blog hop of the summer.I hope you enjoy your visit to my blog. I am having so much fun being a part of VC Rocks. I am getting to know my fellow stampers and rockers. Maybe I should say rockin stampers. Anyway, this group is a lot of fun and is keeping me busy. I love it!
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My share today is from the new summer mini.

Stamps: All A Flutter, Elements of Style and a background stamp Bella Toile (from the big catalog).
Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Basic Black and Dusty Durango
Paper: Rich Razzleberry, Dusty Durango and Whisper White
Other: Aqua Painters, Circle punch 1" and 1 1/4"

My card is the standard size. 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"in Rich Razzleberry
Next layer is 5 1/4 "x 4" in Dusty Durango
Next layer is 5" x 3 3/4" whisper white stamped with the background stamp Bella Toile in Rich Razzleberry ink.

Smaller layers: Dusty Durango is 4 1/4 x 2 3/4
                       Rich Razzleberry is 4 x2
                       Whisper White is 1/8 of an inch smaller. Stamped with the swirl from the Elements of Style set
I stamped the for you from the Elements of Style set and punched it out with the 1" punch and taped it to a 1 1/4 inch punch out of Rich Razzleberry.
I stamped the butterfly on whisper white and used an aqua painter to paint it with Rich Razzleberry and Dusty Durango ink.  I popped it up on a dimensional.

I hope you enjoyed your stop at my blog and be sure to visit the next blog on the tour.......Patrice at...

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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Money /Check Holder                                                            Mary Campbell
Paper: Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink: Basic Black
Stamps: Graduation, congratulations
Acc: Sticky Strip Red tape, punches
Cut black paper to 9x7. (score at 3” and 6”)
Cut down one side about 3”. Make a diagonal cut toward the outside of the card. (see photo)
Cut whisper white paper ¼” less than this. Stamp and layer on the diagonal fold. Use sticky strip on two sides. Leave the side with the diagonal cut open. This is where you slide the money or check in.
Front of card. White: 2 ¾” x 6 ¾”
                          Black:  2 ½” x 6 ½”
                          White 2 ¼” x 6 ¼”  (stamp on this layer)
                         Stamp and punch out your congratulations stamp (add to front)

This could easily be changed to a card for a wedding or birthday. Just change your colors and stamps used. Any questions please feel free to ask. Thanks, Mary

Photo showing your score lines and how to cut on the diagonal.

How the inside looks. Be sure to only tape the 2 small edges.

 I could not figure out how to turn my photo.

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Swap Card

I signed up for a swap using the big shot. I love the outcome. Hope you enjoy.

Paper: Rich Razzleberry, Melon Mamba and whisper white
Ink: Rich Razzleberry
Big Shot
Dies: Scallop circle and Beautiful Wings

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Thursday, May 6, 2010

New yahoo group

I joined a new yahoo group and my first challenge was to make a 12x12 layout to hold badges I can earn by taking part in challenges. This group is only for about 4 months and the challenges and email volume is very high volume. I am enjoying it a lot.

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Monday, May 3, 2010

Embrace Life!

Stamps: Embrace life, well scripted
Paper: rich razzleberry, whisper white
Ink: rich razzleberry
Acc: textured impression folder, aqua painters

I stamped the flowers and cut them out.
I used strips of the razzleberry paper in place of ribbon.
Thanks for looking. Mary

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