Today I am making a masculine birthday card today using beautiful vellum and metallic gold cardstock. In my
In my stash, I have these sumptuous papers from Paper Temptress just begging to be turned into a card! Here is how it turned out! I used Midnight blue heavyweight vellum and Retro Gold Lustre Glossy
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I used stash papers for printed background and card base. My normal go to favorite for card bases is the Heavenly White 120#. I pulled my papers together.
Beautiful texture on the metallic gold:
I printed my image - I wanted to do heat embossing with this card AND use digitals. This can be done, you just have to work quickly! Setting my image and my sentiment:
Printing- here you have to go from printer to embossing powder quickly
I love it in the black ink too, Gold would have looked nice!
This vellum hold up well to heat embossing, I had no trouble.
Next trimming with my vintage photo trimmer - I was a little nervous. Vellum does not always cut well with a straight edge let alone a 60-year-old deckle blade!
No problem, it trimmed up fine! Next adding a little distress ink on the card base for contrast.
And for your card making, here is the ship! Just right click and save!
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Beautiful masculine card!! I love the white embossing against that dark blue!
Wow that is beautiful love it hugs, Cathy K
A stunning card Ginny, and I love the strong blue vellum!! I love printing on vellum and heat embossing it - especially for personalised sentiments. Thanks for the freebie
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