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Sunday, September 5, 2010

Vellum Techniques #7

I used an outline stamp and dry embossed inside the image to create a solid area of opaque white.

After stamping the vellum, let the ink dry, then turn it over onto a mat and rub the back with waxed paper. Since vellum is translucent, you don't need a light table. Start embossing with the small end of your stylus and go over the area again with the large end. Be gentle and patient or you'll pierce the vellum. (If you like, you can colour the image on the right side)

Instead of adhesive, I sewed the vellum and ribbon to the card stock mat.

I glued card stock to the back of the clear heart button. After trimming, sand the edges and pierce the holes.

Supplies
Stamps
-Friends 24-7 113218 IBC p. 138
-Three Little Words 113254 IBC p. 151
-Teahouse 117132 IBC p. 141
Ink IBC pp. 165-169
-Early Espresso pad
Paper IBC pp. 165-170
-Card Stock vellum
-Baja Breeze card stock
-Crumb Cake card stock
-Early Espresso card stock
Tools
-embossing stylus 100663 IBC p. 196
-Scallop Trim border punch 118402 IBC p. 201
-Sanding Block 103301 IBC p. 198
-Mat Pack 105826 IBC p. 198
Accessories
-Early Espresso taffeta ribbon 119964 IBC p. 191
-Neutrals Designer Buttons 119743 IBC p. 186
-Bitty Buttons 118761 IBC p. 186
-glue dots 103683 IBC p. 197


1 comment:

Sharon said...

I am a fellow SU! demonstrator. I saw this card on StampinConnections. I just had to visit your blog and say WOW! This card is so beautiful! TFS!