A Blog Named Hero – Vellum

Hello!  The Crafty Nurse here with a little Hero Arts inspiration for the Vellum challenge at A Blog Named Hero.

Vellum can be a bit challenging to use in your card making, but I love the way that it can mute down a bright design for a more subtle mood.  The other question is how do you adhere the vellum without seeing the adhesive?  The way I chose was to use brads. I’m sure you all have some of those in your stash, I know I sure do!

I began by creating a cluster of circles using multiple Hero Arts Shadow Inks.  I heat embossed the Lil’ Inker’s Modern Mehndi stamp for the sentiment and finished off with Hero Arts pearls.

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I hope you’ll join us at A Blog Named Hero for our June Vellum Card Challenge!  This month we are collaborating with Lil’ Inker so I’ll be back later this month with more inspiration using their great stamps!


About urrn4u

Hi! I'm Kathy, a Southern Californian native who has also lived in Northeast, Southeast, and now Midwest. I'm a Registered Nurse who lives to create. I have enjoyed being a part of several Design Teams including Cards in Envy, From The Heart Stamps, Technique Junkies, A Blog Named Hero, A Day For Daisies, Creative Vision, From the Heart Stamps, Open-Minded Crafting, Repeat Impressions Stamps, Sketch Saturday, Send a Smile 4 Kids and Try Stampin' On Tuesday. I've also guest designed for Crafting By Design, Kenny K, The Alley Way, and Simon Says Stamp. I've been married for 28 years to my soulmate, Bob and we have two very special grown sons, Dan and Matt.

Posted on June 5, 2016, in A Blog Named Hero and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. This is a great layout for this saying. I am thinking I must get the saying. Too perfect for the one you love, Thanks for sharing.


  2. Very pretty. I love the cluster of circles. Great idea, and the vellum does certainly soften the look. Judy should take part in this challenge as she uses lots of vellum.


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