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Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Playing with Vellum

I had never tried vellum but like to try different things out, after seeing a friends lovely card using it I had to have a go, for a first attempt I am pretty pleased, I love the luxury effect it gives the card too, never realised how effective stamping on it is either , so out come all my stamps this morning to say my craft room is a mess is an understatement .
For this card I have used the cute image Cutherbert's party from Pollycraft. Cuthbert is one of my favourite characters from there and I have used him loads, he is coloured using promarkers.. The paper is the good life collection (forever friends), I have cut an extra set of balloons and stuck them with foam pads so they are raised and then used glossy accents on them, Diamond stickles have been used on his star  and party hat. Everything else used is from stash.
Thank you for looking
xx



I would like to enter this into -

Pollycraft - Celebrations and Stars and Stripes
I love Promarkers - Clean and Simple
My Mum's Craft Shop - Stars and Stripes
Bearly Mine - Anything goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes
Forever Friends - Birthdays
Crafts and Me - Favourite Image
Penny's Paper Crafty - Happy Birthday

19 comments:

Celeste said...

such a pretty car

Sarah said...

Beautiful card, love the colours and the vellum adds a softness x

Bunny said...

Very pretty Jan, ive seen that vellum paper in wilkos...now know what it is may get some..

xxx

Arabella said...

This is very sweet! The vellum looks great and I your stars and strips are fab!

Thanks for joining us for the 100th challenge at Pollycraft!

Arabella

Jemima's Jems said...

such a gorgeous card, cute image and i love the vellum:)

Thank you for joining us at MMCS

sue
xx

Happy Days said...

Gorgeous card and I like what you've done with the vellum. I nearly bought some pre-done (is that a word??) sentiments that were on vellum, but wasn't sure how effective they'd be, now I can see I think I might have to buy some. Thanks for sharing. x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, I like the image and the vellum.
Kevin xx

Dawn said...

Great card! Love the vellum!
Good Luck in the challenge at Penny's
Hugs
Dawn GDT xx

laney said...

a beautiful clean crisp design!! love it
Thanks for joining us this time at Bearlymine would love to see you next time too
hugs
laney

Hannah Clark said...

So cute! I love that adorable bear and the window! Thanks for joining us at Penny's!

Joey said...

Jan this is gorgeous, love the way he looks like he is bursting through the vellum very effective, thanks for joining us at pollycraft. Joey xxx

Faye said...

What a sweet image. Love your stars and stripes element too. Thanks for playing at MMCS. x

xxxtglxxx said...

This is a clever card! :) Great idea and a fabulous image.

Thanks so much for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week,

hugs

xxalisonxx

katesacraftybugger said...

Gorgeous card,love the vellum idea.Thanks for playing along at I ♥ promarkers -Kate .

lalkygirl said...

fabulous card ,love how you have used the vellum ,such a pretty effect
tracey[i love promarkers gdt] x

Jackie said...

Brilliant card, fabby idea with the vellum... Thank you for sharing with us at Bearly Mine this time. hugs Jackie x

Katina said...

Stunning card Jan! I love the image and how you've used the vellum.Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly this week and good luck!

Courtney said...

Such a cute card Jan! Thanks for joining in on our Happy Birthday Challenge this week at Penny's. Good Luck!

Courtney~

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

It's so cute! What a lovely colours you have used…………… Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine....

Hugs
Judith