Monday, 4 November 2013

Using Vellum

It is time for the Unstampabelles to shine this month, 
and the challenge is to use Vellum on your project somewhere. 

The sponsor for this challenge is Huggies Craft - thanks Beth! 


Prize pack from Huggies Crafts
 consists of:
·         15 x A4 Sheets of card-stock
·         Jenni B Ovals
·         2 pkts of 12 Felt Christmas Icons
·         1 x Making Memories Sheer Frame
·         1 x 1mx9cm Wide Burlap Ribbon
·         1 pkt crafty bitz
·         1 pk Forever Friends Elements
·          2 Pks say it with Crystals

·         1 Pk Bazzil Basic Organza flowers.

I have used vellum on my card by trying to capture a quote on vellum from a booklet I purchased in Joannes (Denver) seven years ago, behind a die cut frame. 

I also die cut some flowers and after trying to shape them I scrunched them up and put a pearl pin in the centre, and swiped some SU Melon Mambo ink around the edges. The vellum used in these is from scraps I had in my vellum supply.

I used a sheet of Firefly (Prima) paper and inked the edges with SU Melon Mambo, and then wrapped it in a strip of lace. This was then placed onto a commercial blank card of cream pearl. I die cut a frame (Spellbinders) and backed it with SU MM card, and then die cut another one and tried to adhere this to the top of the vellum quote. I used glue and unfortunately while manipulating it I creased it too - bummer! 

I added some various flowers from my stash to the bunch, and a piece of scrap pink ribbon. 

I finished by spraying it with gold spray but as it was overcast outside it did not show that well; I have taken the last photo under the light on my desk so the colours are different but you can see that golden glitter. 

I will enter this in the following challenges:
Crafting When We Can: Make your own flowers
Scribble and Scrap: Anything Goes plus comment


KarinsArtScrap said...

what a lovely card Susan.

gr karin

Merry said...

This is a beautiful card Susan….love the colours and what a range of vellum you must have as those layers of flowers are lovely.

Alyx said...

This is so pretty. Love those flowers!

Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.

Andree said...

A wonderful card, the die-cuts and flowers are so pretty.

Thank you for joining in with the Scribble & Scrap challenge. Please make sure you're a follower x

JanR said...

Great card! I really like that quote.

Lauren T said...

I like the gold glitter on the vellum quote. The flowers look great too.