Saturday, June 19, 2010

Vellum Flowers

Since these cards use both wet and dry embossing, I'm entering them into Caardvark's monthly challenge.
This is another of my new stamps from Hero Arts, called Stencil Flower.  After seeing all the lovely things that Heather did with a similar large flower stamp, this one was on my list of wants from the newest catalog.   Here I stamped it twice on a printed vellum, and heat embossed it with white.  I trimmed out a top layer, curled the petals a bit, added some pink pearls to the center and layered it over the full image.  I decided to layer that over an embossed pearlized pink panel, then onto a white card.


Here is a close-up detail.


And for my second try, I used a pearlized pink vellum, following the same steps I did above, but using Iris chalk ink and clear embossing.  The background is a Cuttlebug folder called Victoria, and that panel was layered onto a dark lilac card.

22 comments:

Caryl @ cinnamon holiday workshop said...

I just lost the comment I wrote to you...here goes again...
I love checking your amazing creations...
WOW on the pink vellum flower...but then I usually think WOW on all that you post on your blog and flickr!!

Barb said...

These two cards are so gorgeous, Lin! Both of the vellum pieces you've used are perfect for this beautiful flower! Love them! :)

Nat said...

WOW! Stunning cards, this flower is just beautiful. The embossing is so detailed, love your design!

stampingandstitching said...

Lin, thank you so much for mentioning me and linking to my blog. A big wow to your cards!! Your flowers look exquisite. I love them in the white and the pink vellum and the backgrounds and beads go perfectly with them. Wonderful curl on the petals too! You're going to have lots of fun with this stamp!

Kath Stewart said...

absolutely stunning lin....hugs kath xxx

Patty Albertson said...

These cards are just gorgeous! I love the white flower and have seen this done before, but WOW! that pink one really pops! I'll have to give this a try. Thanks for sharing!

Jacqueline said...

What a gorgeous flower stamp - I can see why you love it!

Leni said...

Those flowers are soooo beautiful!! Want that flower too!! Love how you stamped it on vellum.And the background is great with it.

CinnamonSally said...

These flowers are stunning Lin, stamped on the vellum they look so delicate and pretty. The white one is my favourite I love your spotty vellum!!

Ann said...

Oh Lin these vellum blooms are beautiful! Fabulous layering and sculpting of the petals! Adore them.

Anne said...

Thgese are both absolutely stunning Lin- can't decide which one I love more!!

Sarah J Moerman said...

Gorgeous cards, Lin! I've got that stamp on it's way here and can't wait to play with it! :)

Debbie said...

Absolutely Gorgeous! love it on the vellum!

Kathy (krolski) said...

Gorgeous cards, Lin! Love the vellum flowers!

Diane Jaquay said...

WOW, these are just GORGEOUS!!!

Vanessa said...

These are stunning!!! Love your beautiful flowers, Lin!

Alice said...

so beautiful! love your vellum flowers, LIn!!

Nancy said...

Amazing vellum flowers...way too gorgeous!

Tiffany Ervin said...

Love the romantic and soft look of this, so beautifully done Lin!

Jill said...

Both of these are soooo delicate! Great cards!

Suzanne C said...

Stunning vellum flower and beautiful card.

Ineke Original said...

Perfect!