Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Quick Tip Tuesday - Using Ink on Vellum

Happy Tuesday everyone!  This week's quick tip is how to use ink on vellum to give more dimension on your project.  I used this technique on my Challenge Me Monday project this week.  

Here are the steps:

1.  First I embossed my vellum with the Stampin Up Snowflake Embossing folder.

2.  Then I used a sponge dauber and ink to highlight the area around each snowflake.


3.  I place some dimensionals on the back  to give a shadow effect with the lighter blue background. 


Here is a video where I got this technique from StampQueen101:


I hope you enjoyed this weeks quick tip.  Don't forget to link up your Challenge Me Monday projects and come back tomorrow to find out Wednesday's Winners.

Melanie
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8 comments:

  1. Beautiful card! So cool that such a simple technique can add so much.

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  2. Great tip! I've never tried this before. The technique looks FANTASTIC with your card! (I love that embossing folder, too!)
    Thanks for sharing, Melanie!

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  3. Love that you shared this as your card was so beautiful. Thanks so much.

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  4. I love this tip, I can't wait to try it... I have been wanting to use velum for a while but couldn't think of how to use it.. who even knew you could emboss it! Wow... Your card is beautiful!
    www.scrapbookingforbeginners-naomi.blogspot.com

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  5. YAY Melanie...i was wondering how you did it. Love it. TFS.

    Be blessed, Beckie

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  6. I really enjoyed the video. Makes me want to try using the vellum paper I have sitting on the shelf gathering dust! Regina

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  7. Cannot wait to try thank you...

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  8. OH MY! What a gorgeous card and a wonderful video! I found you through Inspired by Stampin's "top pins of the week". I am now going to be an avid follower! As a SU demo myself, I am always in awe of everyone's creativity. I hope you don't mind, but I think I will use your card design at my December workshop. Thanks and God Bless!

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