Hello Blogland Friends! It is Friday again and today I am sharing my project for the next challenge with my crafty friend, BożenA. It was her turn to nominate the topic and she chose a technique which calls for stamping on both sides of vellum.
She also drew her inspiration from Chrissie Stokes, more particularly this video
. I did do a bit of a twist on the technique in the manner of execution, but did stay true to method. I have a stamp set that BożenA had sent me and I thought this would be the perfect set for this technique. I stamped the outline image on the front of the vellum with Versamark ink and then heat embossed it in white. I used a larger piece of vellum in the event of some mishaps, that I still would have had a piece to use for my card.
I then used Memento Dandelion ink to stamp the sketchy fill of the flowers on the back of the vellum. I did offset the stamping a bit to accentuate the sketch look. With Memento Cottage Ivy ink, I then stamped some leaf images in a random fashion.
Since the technique worked rather well, I was able to use the whole piece and so I cut it in half and made two cards – one on a light green cardbase and one on a light purple cardbase. I set the vellum pieces behind a white frame to help secure them to the cardbase and added tiny dots of liquid glue behind the heat embossing.
I completed the cards with some sentiments that I had drawn on my Cameo with a glaze pen, cut out and then foiled with the laminator.
I am excited to see what BożenA has made with this technique that was her suggestion. Please visit her blog post
and leave a comment for her while you are there.
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