I absolutely love working on vellum!
So when Melissa Phillips took the helm at PTI's Make it Monday,
and her lesson was on embossing vellum,
I couldn't wait to put on paper her wonderful pointers.
Such as: Using a pattern paper beneath the vellum.
Using many colors on the vellum.
And as Melissa always does, adding sweet accent touches.
The challenge for me was choosing the stamps.
I haven't inked up Love Lives Here: Holiday this season, and thought
it would work on vellum.
I first stamped the angel in Zing Grapefruit. Too bright.
Then I stamped over it with a red embossing powder, and liked the effect.
Masked the form and added wings in aqua, masked again, and added Rustic Wreath in white.
Rustic Wreath die cut in New Leaf to give definition, and a border of hearts die cut with
I know I'll use these techniques over and over again. Such fun to watch the powder colors pop
off the vellum!
Watch Melissa's video here on Nichole's blog: