V is for Vellum

Welcome to my ABC Card Series! Throughout this series I’ll be sharing a variety of cards for every occasion from A to Z! Have you ever tried using vellum as your card base? Oh my gosh…I totally fell in love with this vellum card idea by Wendy Lee! Here’s the card she designed.

Stampin' Up! Celebrate With Cake Vellum Birthday Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s how it looks when you open it!

Stampin' Up! Celebrate With Cake Vellum Birthday Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s the simple recipe if you would like to recreate this card:

  • Vellum card base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4.
  • Seaside Spray: 3 1/3 x 4 1/2 Cut 2 to adhere inside card base with Snail Adhesive. *Adhere inside back layer first.
  • Whisper White: 2 3/4 x 4 (Inside stamped layer), 2 1/2 square to stamp and punch flowers on front (Use 2″ Circle Punch).
  • Adhere circle to Doily. Add layers to card front with adhesive.
  • Adhere ~3″ of ribbon to card front with Snail.
  • Stamp sentiment from Celebrate with Cake stamp set in Night of Navy ink onto scrap of Seaside Spray cardstock. Punch with 1 1/8″ Scallop Circle Punch. Adhere with dimensionals.
  • Open card and apply adhesive to inside card front behind layers. *Be sure adhesive is placed only along the center of inside layer so it will not show through the vellum on the card front. Place second piece of Seaside Spray on top of layers inisde so Seaside Spray layers are aligned.  Close card front to adhere Seaside Spray layer to inside card front.

Stampin' Up! Celebrate With Cake Vellum Birthday Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I can’t wait to make this card in different colors! It’s simple elegance! Thank you Wendy Lee!

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4 thoughts on “V is for Vellum

  1. Very nice, I had not seen this idea before. I remember when my nephews were doing a school project gluing pictures from catalogs and magazines to go with the alphabet. They wanted to use violin and I told them they needed to be different and use Vise Grips from the Sears catalog. They always could blame it on his dad if the teacher didn’t like the idea!

    1. What teacher wouldn’t like Vise Grips?! I always loved Show & Tell with my kids. It was fun to see the interesting things they brought!

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