Combining Transparency & Vellum

Hi there! So glad you are joining me today for the Neat and Tangled release day! All the new products for March are now on sale over at the Neat & Tangled shop, so be sure to head on over and grab your favorite goodies!

And in case you are looking for inspiration on using this month’s new products, here are all the cards I have created using the March release stamps and dies; click on the photos to be taken to the corresponding posts.

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So for today’s card I have created a clear card using vellum and transparency sheets using the new Hexastar die set, along with some of the heart dies from the Better Together set. I love the effect of a clear card… they look almost like they are floating!

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I started off by die cutting my Hexastar background using white cardstock, and I layered it onto a piece of transparency cut down to 5 1/2″ by 8 1/2″ (scored at 4 1/4″ to create an A2 sized card base).

Once I had my card base created, I began attaching a rainbow of colored vellum circles onto the center of each hexagon using clear dimensional tape. The vellum circles are from Neat & Tangled’s Bokeh Vellum circle packs. In the center of each vellum circle I glued down vellum hearts that I die cut using a die from the Better Together die set.

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Finally, I black heat embossed a sentiment from the Better Together stamp set onto some more vellum and fussy cut it out with fine tip scissors. I then popped it up off the card as well using the clear tape.

 

MORE INSPIRATION & SHOPPING

Don’t forget to head on over to the Neat & Tangled shop to pick up your favorites from the March release! My favorite is the Itty Bitty Welcoming Committee stamp and die set… what’s yours?! :)

Looking for more card ideas? Check out some of my recent cards from this week featuring lots of fun techniques and inspiration! Click on the photos to be taken to the corresponding posts.

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PRODUCTS

If you are interested in any of the products used in this post, I have them all linked below to Simon Says Stamp. Affiliate links used when possible.

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By | 2016-03-08T23:26:42+00:00 March 11th, 2016|Cardmaking, Die Cutting, Everyday, Neat & Tangled, Stamping, Thinking of You|3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. Miriam Prantner March 11, 2016 at 11:51 am - Reply

    What a fun, bright, happy look! Love how you used those vellum circles!!!

  2. tsurutadesigns March 11, 2016 at 10:35 am - Reply

    Love the vellum…all of your cards for the March release are absolutely AMAZING.

  3. raggiodiluce82 March 11, 2016 at 9:10 am - Reply

    Love for all of your amazing creations!!!

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