Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Vellum Thank You

 I made my own background by using the rectangular solid image from the stamp set. I stamped each color twice without re-inking. I was not overjoyed with the result, but the more I stare, the more I like it. It is different and somewhat artsy. What do you think?

   Hydrangea Haven

   Highland Heather A-2
   Whisper White 5-1/4 x 4 (2)
   Vellum Scrap

   Balmy Blue
   Highland Heather
   Rococo Rose
   Tuxedo Black Memento

   Crumb Cake
   Old Olive
   Highland Heather

   Die Cutting
   Dry Embossing

   Hydrangea Dies
   Gorgeous Grape 3/8" Sheer Ribbon
   Basic Rhinestone Jewels

First, I stamped my background as I stated above. 

I then stamped the Hydrangea using Tuxedo Black Memento ink. It did not make a very dark impression, or my background colors were still too dark. 

So, I grabbed the Hydrangea dies and ran a scrap of vellum through the flower part of the hydrangea. It die cut the flower, and half-cut/embossed the petals. I colored them in using my Highland Heather marker. I then adhered the vellum onto the hydrangea using liquid glue.

I then used my Crumb Cake and Old Olive markers to color in the stem and outline the leaves. 

I added a bit of sheer ribbon. I tied a knot and taped the ends on the back of the panel. I then adhered the panel to the card base. 

I stamped my sentiment and added a few rhinestones. The other Whisper White panel was for the inside of the card.

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  1. Wonderful image and terrific BG to add just enough interest but not take away from the beautiful floral.