Stained Glass Technique with White Embossing on Vellum

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Stamp of Approval Sneak Peek Just NINE more sleeps until the release of the Candy Cane Lane Stamp of Approval Collection!  The first sneak peek went up on my blog last week.

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CandyCaneLane_blogsized So exciting right?  Have you caught the sneak peek in the graphic above?

While we wait for the CCL SOA, let’s take a look at a fun technique using some goodies from the Beautiful World Collection from this spring.

stained-glass-technique-with-white-embossing-on-vellum-3_e If you’ve never tried the Stained Glass Technique…it’s an easy and forgiving technique for those that do not consider themselves amazing colorists!  (amazing colorists, you’re not left out of this one because you can ROCK this technique, too!)

All you need is some Vellum Cardstock, White Embossing Powder, a line art stamp set and markers. Water based or alcohol based markers will work!

Stained Glass Technique with White Embossing on Vellum

How about this layout?  It’s ridiculously versatile and you know, I think I’m going to CASE it with the upcoming Candy Cane Lane SOA Collection!  Remember those candy canes from the other day? How perfect would they be on this layout?

stained-glass-technique-with-white-embossing-on-vellum How to make this card:

Stamp the flowers from the Enchanted Garden Stamp Set in Versamark Ink on 5-1/2 x 2-1/2 Vellum Cardstock, pour white embossing powder over it and heat.

Turn the vellum to the backside and color.

Adhere the vellum to the cardstock base.  Stamp sentiment from the Girfriend Stamp Set on the 1 x 5-1/2 bottom layer.  Add a 1-3/4 x 5-1/2 layer on the top portion of the card.

Die cut the Enchanted Butterfly from white cardstock, color over it with the Spectrum Sparkle Pen and adhere to card front.

Add sequins and your gorgeous card is ready to make someone’s day!

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Here are all the supplies you need to make this card!

Thank you for being here today…it’s going to be a fun and exciting week!


  • Tamara Ostroznik September 13, 2016, 8:10 am

    Beautiful card. Oh I didn’t know Zigis work on vellum. Trying today :P

  • Sharon Jones September 13, 2016, 10:22 am

    What a cool looking technique, Catherine!!! This is SO gorgeous! Can’t wait to try this, Sistah!

  • sharon mesdag September 13, 2016, 11:34 am

    Beautiful card and technique, thank you.

  • Thea September 13, 2016, 2:00 pm

    Beautiful card and technique Catherine. I will give it a try.

  • Mary Kay Werry September 13, 2016, 2:29 pm

    I did the same card, but used the heart leaves stamp from the set to stamp in green behind the vellum piece. It came out pretty good.

  • Julie September 13, 2016, 5:23 pm

    Thanks for the fun video…definitely going to try!

  • Geri Clark September 13, 2016, 8:47 pm

    Love this card, I got to make this one .

  • Karen Niang September 14, 2016, 5:10 pm

    This is so pretty and so simple most definitely going to give this a go once I’ve handed in my next college assignment.

  • Marianne September 14, 2016, 5:13 pm

    Beautiful card, Catherine. Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Michelle Daigle September 17, 2016, 2:28 pm

    Great technique. Thanks for sharing!

  • Brenna Garcia September 17, 2016, 11:58 pm

    I absolutely adore this technique! It looks wonderful! I had no idea zig works on vellum, wouldn’t think of watercolor and vellum. Thanks for sharing.

  • Maggie B September 18, 2016, 12:49 am

    Hi CP ~ This card is gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!! This is a wonderful technique with such delicate results. Thanks for sharing. ~HUGS~

  • Ross Mounsey September 18, 2016, 12:58 am

    Your cards are stunning and fun. You keep me going on making my own cards and i love being creative. Thank you so much Ms. Catherine

  • Carol Kegel September 18, 2016, 12:03 pm

    Wonderful. I always wanted to try stained glass technicaque.

  • magie King September 18, 2016, 4:18 pm

    I love this card. I can’t wait to try this. Thanks for sharing new ideas

  • Belinda September 18, 2016, 7:48 pm

    This is absolutely beautiful. Now I have to buy the stamp and die. Thank you

  • Kathy M September 23, 2016, 9:51 am

    Great card!! Love the colors and how to adhere the vellum :)

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