Jun 17, 2009

365 Cards: Cosmo Cricket Mr. Campy!

Happy Wednesday! It's my day to show you the fun you can have with Cosmo Cricket's Mr. Campy! Today's challenge is to make a girly card using these nice earthly colors. Here is my card for the day:
So, here is the funny thing about this card. The ink is STILL wet! I thought I purchased the right ink. I even read the back which said it would dry fast for vellum and other glossy papers, but I guess unless it reads good for ACETATE, then it's no good. So I decided to take the picture and then wipe it clean and get some StazOn. The store I went to was out, but I will have to find it somewhere so I can finish this card off and send it out. I'm a silly ink shopper.

Anyway, I also purchased the Mr. Campy stamp set because I have been wanting it for awhile and thought this was the perfect excuse. I used the woodgrain stamp from it for the background.
I ripped some circles for the flowers and then fussy cut the leaves out of some of the pattern paper.  I love how it turned out (uh, besides the wet ink ; )  It's about as girlie as I could get it! Hmm, now that I think of it, I should have added glitter. That might have helped girl it up a bit.

Anyway, that's all for today. Hope you like what you see and feel inspired! Can't wait to check out your creations so get crackin'!
have a great day~
k

Deets:
Stamps: Mr. Campy by Cosmo Cricket, Faux Ribbon by Papertrey Ink
Ink: White by Brilliance, Dark Chocolate and Melon Berry by Papertrey Ink
Paper: Clear Cardstock by Short Cuts, Mr. Campy by Cosmo Cricket, Vintage Cream by Papertrey ink
Accessories: Vintage Buttons by Papertrey Ink, Bakers Twine by Martha Stewart, Corner Rounder, SU! Tab Punch

11 comments:

Sherry said...

Kristie, fantastic card. I love every little detail. Now I am either going to have to run to Archivers today and buy Mr. Campy or use something besides Cosmo Cricket for my card. Decisions, Decisions.

Shari said...

Nice job with the colors! You are a color Master!

nat said...

absolutely beautiful !!!

~amy~ said...

okay, I absolutely and most definitely a-dore this kristie!!!! I'm a huge fan of acetate and it makes a fab base for your girly mr. campy design!!!

nitestamper said...

gorgeous card!!!!!!!!!!!!
full of fun elements !!!!!!!!!tfs:)
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Sophie said...

WOW, your card is absolutely FA-BU-LOUS !!!

Hayley G said...

I'm in love with this card and can't wait to scraplift the heck out of it... I'll link back to you when done as you are my inspiration!! LOVE IT!

Kristen said...

Beautiful card! I love the stamps and the torn flower! The colors you used are great! I love color challenges. Your card is absolutely, fabulously, campy!!!

Cheryl said...

I absolutely love this card!

wendipooh13 said...

this is sooo stunning and gorgeous!!!! love everything about it, esp the clear back, love the layered flower!!! wow

Vicky said...

Kristie, this card is absolutely STUNNING!!! Holy Moly this is just beautiful! Your work is always so inspiring to me :)


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