Friday, July 25, 2008

Vellum!

I made this card using Papertrey Chocolate Remix patterned paper and Sweet Blush cardstock and vellum. I colored the chocolate text boxed paper with copic markers. The sentiment is from Everyday Blessings. I stamped the butterfly from Purple Daisy Designs in Versamark on the vellum and embossed with Pink Embossing Glitter from Ranger. I used the coordinating punch from EK Success to punch the butterfly. Gotta love a coordinating punch, uh? The ribbon is satin Papertrey Chocolate . This card was made using this sketch from Papertake Weekly Challenge.
I wanted to use the vellum as my card base, so I made another card using Honey Bees and the Linen Vellum, Lavender Moon and Plum Pudding. The butterfly is Guide Lines patterned paper punched with a Martha Stewart punch. I added diamond stickles to the flower centers and the edges of the butterfly. The corners are punched with a Fiskars corner embossing punch, although you can't really see the embossing very well in this picture. The ribbon is satin Papertrey Plum Pudding .
I had the hardest time getting a picture of this card. I think I spent an hour or more just trying to get a good picture. This was the best of the bunch, but I am still not all that excited about it. I came to the conclusion that vellum is not very photogenic.

Thanks for looking!

36 comments:

Scrapping Julie said...

very pretty!

Claire Brennan said...

OOOOOhhhh!! These are gorgeous - well done that woman.

Jak said...

They are both wonderful cards.

Marie Cramp said...

those are lovely. i enjoyed looking at them.

Marie
http://scrappingworld.blogspot.com

Katie Renz said...

Wonderful cards! I love how the vellum softens the look. Its just beautiful.

IamDerby said...

These are so beautiful!!! I really love the honey bee one.

Donelda said...

Welcome to the blogging world! So glad you joined cause I love your projects. The vellum overlay softens the card so well. It makes me really really want that chocolate remix patterened paper!! You are right, it is hard to photo vellem but your photos look great!! Thanks for the inspiration!

Regan said...

both card are amazing!!

Jennifer Holmes said...

Very, very nice...and classy.

Kathy H said...

AWWW love this card...very beautiful...

Kathy H said...

Awwww love this card...very beautiful...

Jenny Mick said...

Very pretty!!

Latisha said...

both of these are really pretty

Janette said...

these are both beautiful- wonderful job!

Kacey Elliott said...

Very nice! I love the colors you chose on the honey bees card, very pretty and with just a little touch of sparkle :-) How does a mother of 6 find time for herself - you go girl! Beautiful!

Frogwoman said...

Both cards are lovely. Fantastic job.

Niki Estes said...

They are both gorgeous, Karen, but I love that top one! I love that pattern paper underneath and the great colors!

Stampers said...

Very pretty cards.

Annapurna said...

Lovely cards. Pretty colors.

Kim Marie said...

GORGEOUS!
Kim Marie

Debbie Olson said...

Both are gorgeous! I especially love the layout on the top one--great job!

Diane said...

So very beautiful!!!

amber said...

Karen,

These look great. Thanks for working hard to get a great photo to share ( I know how frustrating that can be.)

Marge said...

Both are so pretty!!!

maria fiscella said...

these are so pretty! I especially love how the vellum softens the patterned paper.

Tamara said...

The butterflies are gorgeous. I love that the punch matches the stamp.qd

specialcraftmom4 said...

What pretty cards!!!! Great job (:

travelingmama said...

These are beautiful! I especially love the second one- it's so elegant and serene!

cadnileb said...

Lovely! Love how the vellum realy makes it look softer. :o)

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

Just absolutely beautiful!

Bonnie said...

So very pretty! Both of them although I am leaning towards the second one, I think !! I just love flowers!

steph said...

Beautiful cards! So elegant! Thanks for joining us at PTW for Katharinas sketch challenge! x

All Pink girl said...

Stunning cards ,realy gorgeous work ,Dawnx

Radiogirl said...

I do like that lilac card w/the butterfly.

Mybiz said...

oh wow, i like this card., so elegant.

Erika H. said...

Your cards are SO SO beautiful. I love the butterflies....so pretty. Great color combinations.