Do you make handmade cards using vellum? Even if you’ve held back and you’re not sure about using a flat piece like on this card, you may find it’s a perfect choice for accents.
This flower has a TOTALLY different look and feel. Elegant, where the daisy is more fun. A bit more artistic where the daisy is gorgeously symmetrical. But both of them, absolutely ideal for layering like on my project today.
Sweet and simple AND easy! You can throw one of these together in no time in ANY colour combination you love. For pretty much ANY celebration or greeting you want. Let’s see why…
What works in this card?
- crisp vellum cardstock flower with a hint-of-a-curve petals
- focal point faceted gem catches the light and sparkles
- monochromatic colour scheme with Soft Seafoam paired with white
- simple greeting on a classic punched shape
- fun ribbon matching the polka dot designer series paper tied in an easy knot
How about a closer peek?
Jo’s Design Tips
- before adhering your two flowers together with a glue dot, lightly pull your bone folder on the petals, curving them towards yourself BIG TIPPER TIP! place your thumb on the bottom of the petal and the bone folder on the top and twist your wrist away from you.
- tie your knot on your ribbon so the ends push out to the top and bottom (so left over right and under and LEFT over RIGHT and under – what we normally try to avoid! 🙃)
- stamp your greeting to the far right of the punch to leave room for your flower to nestle onto the left edge of the punch
- add dimensionals on the back of your greeting at the TOP and BOTTOM and LEFT and RIGHT so you are not only adhering it to your ribbon where it will be less sticky
Make Handmade Cards Using Vellum
OK, I’m leaving it up to you. Leave me a comment. What are your FAVOURITE ways to add vellum embellishments and accents in your card making? With punches like I’ve used? Or with thinlits?
Here’s everything you need to recreate this quick and classy card. Remember to use my host code to get free Sunny Rewards from me!
One Last View
I’m so glad you stopped by today. Be sure to check back here on Sunday for my Keep It Simple Sunday series. This is my most favourite blogging day! I always share the full measurements and instructions so you can whip into your craft area and make one lickety split!
So come join in the fun. I promise it’ll be another pretty project showing how to make handmade cards using vellum.