Thursday, April 14, 2016

Vellum overlay

     Did you all see Jennifer Maguire's video for her Vellum Overlay card?  Well this is my take on that technique.  My vellum wouldn't be sturdy enough to make a card base so I just let it be a cover.
First I stamped the Purple Onion Designs Heart Flower image twice using my Mini Misti in Antique Linen Distress ink.  Then I used my Copics to color it in for a no-line technique.  Here's a shot of what that looks like.

     The vellum piece was laid on top and I used my old trusty Stamp-a-ma-jig to line up the images for my Versamark stamping.  Then I added the white embossing powder.  This vellum warps and shrinks a bit so I had the trim it slightly to fit the card base better.  Then I decided to trim a bit off the left side to let the cardstock color be seen at it's full color.
     I machine stitched at the top to hold the vellum down and used some hemp cord at the bottom to do the same.

Copics used:
flowers Y11, Y17, Y38, YR68, R14, R24, R29
stems YG03, YG06, YG17, YG67

     It's a great technique and one I want to play with some more.
     Have a blessed day!

Paper--Bazzill, Recollections, The Paper Studio vellum, Copic XPress-it Blending card
Stamps--Purple Onion Designs "Heart Flower" and Flower Quotes" from the Stephanie Ackerman Designs collection
Ink--Antique Linen Distress ink, Versamark
Tools--sewing machine, Mini Misti
Miscellaneous--silver thread, Liquid platinum embossing powder, Simon Says Stamp white embossing powder, Pretty Pink Posh sequins, Crafters Square hemp cord, button from my stash


Ros Crawford said...

You did a wonderful job with that technique! Such a stunning card!

Audrey Pettit said...

Omgosh, this is SO cool, Tracy! Absolutely LOVE the vellum overlay and the amazing colored flowers behind! Love, love, LOVE!

CherylQuilts said...

What a beautiful card, Tracy, and I did see Jennifer's vellum overlay post. She's amazing, and you've really done a great job with this sweet set of flowers with your no-line coloring. And great idea to stitch the top and use the hemp to hold down the bottom. I love the bit of "real" color of the base to show through too! Love it! Hugs1

Geri Neumann said...

What a cool technique. You made an awesome card. Love the button and hemp cord too. Thanks for sharing. Hugs, Geri

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Tracy x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Love the effect this technique gives, a gorgeous card Tracy.

CaroleAnn said...

I love how you made your card and what a great technique - have to check the other site too! Like the image you used for this too! Hugs

Davi said...

Very cool card, love the effects the technique gives :)

Nancy said...

Wonderful and happy looking card, Tracey! I haven't seen Jennifer's video yet. Yes, I'm behind everywhere! You did a great job with your vellum! :o)

Jinny Newlin said...

Such a cool technique, and it works so well with those big blooms! LOVE this!

Grenouille Greetings said...

Wow! This is delightful! Now that Facebook has taken over my life I really miss stopping by my favourite blogs. I'm glad I made a pass by here today! Hugs, Lesley