How to Create a Unique Handmade Floral Card with Vellum Paper and Clear Embossing

by Virginia Lu

Hello, Altenew friends! This is Virginia here. I am happy to share a card that comes with multiple elements. I love an elegant and personalized hand-stamped card and I hope you do too. With today's post, I hope it inspires you to create your own unique designs.

Altenew-BreezyBouquetStampDieBundle-CrystalFramesDie-Virginia#1

Let's start with the focal point. I watercolored the Breezy Bouquet with Watercolor Brush Markers. After dabbing the colors on the Watercolor Palette, I was able to pick up just the right amount of watercolor for the image.  Once I was happy with the coloring, I die cut the image and set aside.

Altenew-BreezyBouquetStampDie Bundle-CrystalFramesDie-Virginia#2

Next, I stamped the vase in Jet Black and clear-embossed the vase image onto Vellum Translucent Paper. I then colored in the green stems with Artist Markers and set it aside.

Altenew-BreezyBouquetStampDie Bundle-CrystalFramesDie-Virginia#3

I took out the Crystal Frames Die Set and die cut two pieces – one in Classic Crest Solar White Cardstock and Gold Foil Cardstock.
Altenew-BreezyBouquetStampDie Bundle-CrystalFramesDie-Virginia#5

Before I assembled the card, I added splatters with Antique Gold Ink Spray on the Woodgrain Powder Cardstock. This card has multiple elements (vellum, white, gold foil and beige cardstock). However, with the intricate die and bright colors, it all came together! It truly is unique and one of a kind! Thank you so much for stopping by! I hope you were inspired to create your own unique handmade card!

~SUPPLY LIST~

altenew stamp die bundle breezy bouquet stamp die bundle 13480001306706
Breezy Bouquet Stamp & Die Bundle
[ ALTN ]
altenew clear stamps breezy bouquet stamp set 13479990526034
Breezy Bouquet Stamp Set
[ ALTN ]
altenew stamp die bundle crystal frames stamp die bundle 14039151280210
Crystal Frames Stamp & Die Bundle
[ ALTN ]
altenew dies crystal frames die set 11967987810386
Crystal Frames Die Set
[ ALTN ]
altenew watercolor bundle spring and winter watercolor brush markers palette bundle
Spring and Winter Watercolor Brush…
[ ALTN ]
altenew embossing powder crystal clear crisp embossing powder
Crystal Clear Crisp Embossing Powder
[ ALTN ]
altenew inks obsidian pigment ink
Obsidian Pigment Ink
[ ALTN ]
altenew ink spray antique gold metallic ink spray
Antique Gold Metallic Ink Spray
[ ALTN ]
altenew markers artist markers 48 color set 7062483959890
Artist Markers 48 Color Set
[ ALTN ]
altenew paper vellum translucent paper 25 sheets set
Vellum Translucent Paper (25 sheets/set)
[ ALTN ]
altenew paper gold foil cardstock 10 sheets set
Gold Foil Cardstock (10 sheets/set)
[ ALTN ]
altenew paper woodgrain powder cardstock 5 sheets set
Woodgrain Powder Cardstock (5…
[ ALTN ]
altenew paper classic crest solar white 25 sheets set 80lb 11862599008338
Classic Crest Solar White (25…
[ ALTN ]
altenew tools mini blossom die cutting machine
Mini Blossom Die Cutting Machine
[ ALTN ]
altenew tools mini blossom die cutting metal shim
Mini Blossom Die Cutting Metal Shim
[ ALTN ]

https://linkdeli.com/widget.js?1559654439292

11 comments
0

You may also like

11 comments

Sharon Brand February 8, 2020 - 11:37

Super card using several techniques!

Reply
Deborah February 8, 2020 - 11:43

Love this. I have been using this one lately quite a bit but I had a layered on top of the top of the background. Great idea!

Reply
Denise Bryant February 8, 2020 - 12:22

So pretty! I love the layering.

Reply
Inkin' Chickie February 8, 2020 - 13:39

I like how you’ve created the vase. I like the spray

Reply
Cindy C. February 8, 2020 - 15:42

Gorgeous card indeed Victoria!!

Reply
Cindy C. February 8, 2020 - 16:09

So sorry Virginia I meant to type your name, not Victoria.

Reply
Linda BL February 8, 2020 - 17:40

This is such a pretty card! You incorporated so many different things which makes it so unique. The woodgrained card stock and the white ornate frame add lots of texture, whereas the vellum and gold foil card stock add visual interest. The gold splatters bring out the colors of the flowers.

Reply
Greta H February 9, 2020 - 12:04

This is one of my favorite Virginia cards–beautiful!

Reply
Maura February 9, 2020 - 13:50

The use of the crystal frames behind your lovely flowers creates such a beautiful and interesting focal image, Virginia!!

Reply
Sue D February 9, 2020 - 18:37

Beautiful and creative card design.

Reply
Jen P February 11, 2020 - 23:50

I love that you used vellum for the vase. So creative and beautiful! Your card is gorgeous!

Reply

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.