Birthday Vellum

Daydream Medallions, From My Heart, Stampin' Up, Sizzix, Big Shot

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I saw a card on Pinterest the other day that used embossed vellum.  It was so pretty, and such a great idea – but I can’t find it now to give credit.  Here’s my take on the idea.

I used the Daydream Medallions set from the current Stampin’ Up! annual catalog with the Floral Frames framelits for the Sizzix Big Shot.  I stamped the images on vellum, then embossed with white embossing powder, before cutting the images out with the framelits.  I also brayed Pink Pirouette on the back of the medallions to add a bit of color.  The “Happy Birthday” stamp is from the set “From My Heart,” and I used the Bitty Banners framelits to cut that out.  I love the vintage faceted designer buttons when you want to “dress up” a card, but not overdo it.  The Delicate Designs embossing folder and a little Regal Rose taffeta ribbon finished it off.

I showed this to Mom today, and she loved it.  (And, trust me, she’s very honest if she doesn’t like a card!)  I had a feeling she’d like this one.  She’s “Clean and Simple” while I’m “Vintage.”  (Don’t tell her, but I made a card very like this for her.  I used the Lacy Brocade embossing folder at the top of Mom’s card with the Delicate Designs at the bottom, then added a little Whisper White organza ribbon as well as the Regal Rose.)

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful day.

Supplies – Stamps:  From My Heart, Daydream Medallions; Ink:  Regal Rose, Pink Pirouette; Paper:  Whisper White, Pink Pirouette, Vellum card stock; Other:  Vintage faceted designer buttons, Delicate Designs embossing folders, Floral Frames framelits, Bitty Banners framelits, Regal Rose Taffeta Ribbon, basic jewels – rhinestones, mini glue dots, stampin’ dimensionals, corner rounder punch, brayer, white embossing powder, heat tool

About buffycooper

Among other things, I am a musician who enjoys papercrafting (specifically with rubber stamps), a Stampin' Up!® demonstrator, Christian, wife and mom to two great boys.
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3 Responses to Birthday Vellum

  1. Jeannie says:

    Very soft & pretty! Everyone is using vellum lately and it’s just gorgeous!!!!! I know your Mom will love it! Hugs!

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  2. Kath says:

    I love the card!

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  3. Mom says:

    ………….and I DO love it!!!!!!!!! Thank you, Buffy!

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