Simple Way to Use Vellum on Your Cards

Vellum adds softness to any card, and today I want to show you a super easy way to do just that! Do you see the vellum on these cards?

It’s layered over a piece of the pretty Fruit Stand Designer Series Paper (one of my all-time favorite dsp’s and it’s retiring…booo) to soften it. You can do this on any card to change the look of the card. That’s all you have to do!  On today’s card I layered a piece of vellum over the lower portion of the card and cut the vellum to the same size as that lower panel of dsp. Easy!

So is your mind whirling about how you can layer vellum over your cards? I’m excited to know how you’ll do it! Take it from me, it will be SO pretty!

Pretty Pointer: When using vellum, it can be hard to figure out where to put the adhesive. I put mine only on a place that will be covered by something else. On this card I used a bit of Fast Fuse Adhesive at the top center of the vellum. The rest of the vellum panel simply lays on top of the dsp…and it looks great!

Stampin’ Up! has excellent Vellum Card Stock, I love it. It’s thick and looks so nice on my projects. To check it out, click the graphic below 🙂

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All Items Used Are Stampin’ Up!

Stamps: Birthday Blossoms and Beautiful You
Ink: Black Archival Ink
Paper:  Whisper White, Pear Pizzaz, and Vellum Card Stock, Fruit Stand dsp (retiring-get it soon!)
Tools: Stitched Shapes Thinlits Dies, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine
Embellishments: 2016-2017 In Color Enamel Shapes, Lace Doilies (retiring too!)

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Sunshine Wishes Thank You!

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Today is fun with hearts!  These hearts are from the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Dies.  I love the way there are three hearts all together as one ~ so fun!

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The hearts are sitting on a piece of the Fruit Stand designer series paper.  This dsp is amazing, you wouldn’t imagine a paper like this coming from a fruit-themed set, would you?

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I gave the heart a bit of lace which I pulled together to look like a ruffle, and set it on just a bit of a doily.

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Thank you for stopping by today!  Happy stamping!

Stampin’ Up! Products Used on Today’s Card:

Stamps:  Suite Sayings
Ink:  Dapper Denim
Paper:  Whisper White and Dapper Denim cardstock; Fruit Stand Designer Series Paper
Tools: Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Dies, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine
Embellishments:  Delicate White Doilies, Very Vanilla 1/2″ Lace Trim, Gold Metallic Thread


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