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Sunday, September 12, 2010

Vellum Techniques #8


Regular weight vellum is thinner than card stock vellum allowing the colouring on the back of an image to be more vibrant.

I stamped the image on the front of regular vellum and let it dry. Then, I used a blender pen and inks on the wrong side to colour the image.

To hide the adhesive I cut the vellum 1 in. longer than the vanilla card stock and scored 1/2 in. from the top and bottom edges to make tab sections. Apply adhesive to the tabs and fold behind the card stock mat.

You can also make photo corners from a triangle of Designer Series Paper to hold vellum in place.

Supplies
Stamps
-Happiness Shared 117038 IBC p. 100
Ink IBC pp. 165-169
-Chocolate Chip pad
-Pink Pirouette pad
-Pretty in Pink pad
-Rose Red pad
-Certainly Celery pad
-Old Olive pad
Paper IBC pp. 165-170
-Pink Pirouette card stock
-Certainly Celery card stock
-Old Olive card stock
-Very Vanilla card stock
-Vellum
-Subtles Designer Series Paper stack
Tools
-Scallop Trim Border punch 118402 IBC p. 201
-Mat Pack 105826 IBC p. 198
Accessories
-1 1/4 in. Old Olive Striped ribbon 115618 IBC p. 191
-Basic Pearls 119247 IBC p. 188

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