Friday, January 30, 2015

Inspired By Stamping: Vellum Valentine


Hello, sweeties! :)  I'm here today with a card that uses some yummy new stamps from the Inspired By Stamping store and also features a super easy but elegant looking technique--stamping on vellum!  I decided to go Valentine on this one...take a peek...


I started this card with the stamping on vellum.  I stamped the "hello" sentiment from the Big Hello stamp set, one of our newest releases, in Versamark onto the vellum banner.  I then heat embossed this word in sparkly red embossing powder.  I then stamped the "SWEETIE" sentiment from the Big Hello stamp set with Versamark and heat embossed this with glittery black embossing powder.  

The key to heat embossing on vellum is to be quick and to hold both ends of the vellum.  I usually use a pair of tweezers for one of the sides and either my finger (yes, they're not as heat sensitive as they used to be) or a stylus for the other side.  You could probably use two pairs of tweezers and lay it on the desk...if that works, please tell me! ;)


After doing this, I adhered the banner to a punched and layered paper heart.  I added this to a panel that was created with black cardstock and music printed paper.  A button with a twine bow, an enamel heart, and a red rhinestone finished off this side of the card.


This card fits two of the components of our challenge this month--the color and the theme.  Here are those inspiration boards--you should come and play along!



So, do you think this card fits the challenges?!  I do!  I love the final product--it's so sparkly and fun!  It's destined to be given out to someone special this Valentine's day. :)  I hope you leave me a comment to tell me what you think!

That's all for me today!  I hope you take a chance to go and grab our newest release from the store and, if you spend $50, you will get the stamp set I used today for FREE!  Also, come and join in the fun of our current challenge, too!  If you use products from the Inspired By Stamping store, link them up in the Customer Gallery as well!  HUGS and happy stamping to you all!

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Big Hello stamp set

10 comments:

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow another gorgeous card Mynn
Gr Karin

Valentyna Komisarenko said...

Beautiful card, Mynn!!! The colors are perfect for Valentine's and composition is elegant! I love you music as background. And it fits challenge 100%

sandie said...

The stamping on vellum is perfect and love the mix of red with the sweet pink heart x

Beverley said...

Beautifully put together. Thanks so much for taking the TIME OUT and joining in on the challenge. Hugs Bev x

karalschuknecht said...

Great card it’s gorgeous! Thanks for joining our Hearts Challenge this week at Eureka Stamps.
Karal DT

Kim Butterworth said...

Awesome card, love the embossed sentiment on the vellum, it looks great. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

Sharnee Torrents said...

Dear Mynn,
this is such a wonderful Valentine's card!! Love the details of embossing and shine and hearts and colours!! Thanks for joining with us at Perfectly Rustics,
Smiles Sharnee :)

Jerrie said...

This card is so pretty. I love the colors you have used and I keep looking at it and everytime I see it love it more. Great job Mynn~

Cathie Borowski said...

I love the look of sentiments on velum and I love how you have combined the colours on this one, great card. Thanks for joining the Perfectly Rustics Hugs and Kisses Challenge. Cathie DT

elizabetakushner said...

Super sweet card! Thank you for joining us at the TO Challenge.