Category Archives: Vellum

(2021 c018) Slimline Birthday, HA, SB

I am loving playing with my crafting friend’s new Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil System. I used the Happy Birthday from the kit on this card and the background was foiled with Spellbinders Twinkle Lights Glimmer Hot Foil Plate, The flowers were stamped with  Versamark Ink , Silver  WOW Embossing Powder onto Vellum using Hero Arts DC233 Rose Stamp …

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(2021 c016) Distress Inks on Photo Paper

I used photo paper to create the background by SMOOSHING Distress Inks by Ranger onto my Craft Mat and spritzing with water then mopping up with the photo paper. I cut heart printed vellum with Wonky Wavy Stitched Hearts by Kat Scrappiness . See a closeup of the vellum hearts below. Challenges Entered: My Favorite Things: Sketch 529 Simon Says Stamp: (Wed.) …

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(2020 c105) Wise Men Still Seek Him

For my 6 grandkids Christmas 2020 is the year of WISE MEN STILL SEEK HIM. The sentiment was cut with Echo Park Paper Co. EPPDIE862 Wise Men Still Seek Him Die Set.  I stamped the Wise Men and Manger from an old stampset called Inkadinkado 99506 O Holly Night on Vellum with  Versamark Ink  and heat embossed with …

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(2020 c100) Thanks – Thanksgiving Letterpress

Once again I had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Die Cut Letterpress Technique video to create the background.  I created the DIY Letterpress by cutting 3 pieces of heavy cardstock with  Kat Scrappiness – Peacock Teardrop Background Cover Die. Instead of the vellum step I covered the top with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with a cheaper brand of clear embossing powder. …

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(2020 c092) Fall Thinking of you

I had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Die Cut Letterpress Technique video to create the background. This second attempt went a little Off the Path, but I like it & will probably even do it this way again sometime. I may have to call it Letter Depress instead of Letter Press???? Ha ha. As you can see in …

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(2020 c084) Stenciled Glass Bead Gel

The background started with a piece of watercolor paper that I used to “Mop Up” leftover inks on my media mat after sponging on other cards.  I mixed Ken Oliver Color Burst (Watercolor Pigment Powder) with Golden Glass Bead Gel on my craft mat, then applied to the Hero Arts SA051 Floral Fillagree Stencil Pair  (this …

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(2020 c058) Happy Daisys

Encouraging HAPPY wishes! Background stamped with Hero Arts CG799 Circle Pattern Bold Prints, Flowers stamped with Hero Arts – Daisy and Bugs Stamp and Cut DC219 and water colored with Distress Inks by Ranger .  Sentiments stamped using Versamark Ink & heat embossed with Black Embossing Powder by Ranger  on vellum flags. Used Hero Arts DC239 Wishes Stamp …

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(2020 c038) Birthday Branches

Stamp set: Collaboration  set with Simon Says Stamp and Alte New – No longer available: SSS 101928 Altenew Dainty Sprig  Stamped on Mixed Media paper with Versamark Ink  and heat embossed with Silver Ranger Embossing Powder,  and painted with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger . Background Die: Peacock Backdrop Die by KAT SCRAPPINESS colored by sponging Distress Oxide …

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(2019 c90) Lawn Fawn, Brutus Monroe Scene

Products used:       Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Boarders ,  Lawn Fawn Mom and Me stamps and dies, Lawn Fawn Happy Birthday Boarder Die , Lawn Fawn:  Stitched Leaves ,  Brutus Monroe Color Burst Powder,  Card Hanger Die by Laurie at Soapbox Creations,  Versamark Ink  , Misti ,  Ranger Embossing Powder ,   Distress Inks by Ranger  . I colored the sky with Cornflower Brutus Monroe Color …

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(2019 c78) Hero Arts & Distress Oxides

Once again I followed Jennifer McGuire’s Embossed Watercolor Lift Technique.  And once again I had a little snafoo …. After applying Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet, Seedless Preserves, Dusty Concord, Blueprint Sketch & Salty Ocean  Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger to the background, I made the mistake of adding water spray & drying it, This changed the …

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