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May 18, 2010

Vellum - Digital Tuesday Challenge #59

Happy Tuesday and welcome to another Digital Tuesday Challenge!

Our challenge this week, chosen by Michelle is


You don't have to print your digi on vellum, as long as you use it somewhere on your creation is fine with us. I hope you'll play along. If you are like me you have some vellum somewhere in your stash but haven't used it in - like forever! Glad I had the chance to dig it out!

And here's my card. My vellum is the embossed circle behind the image, and I also stamped the sentiment on vellum.

My card uses the image "Mushroom Lane - butterfly" from Digital Stamp Oasis. It's one of my favorites. I don't know why, but I have really been using many images with mushrooms recently. I just love mushroom images I suppose.

Papers are from stampin up and K&company. I adhered the image to a vellum circle that I embossed using a cuttlebug folder. The sentiment was also stamped on a piece of vellumd and attached to the card front. I planned on adding some dew drops to hide the glue dots, but forgot to do that before I took the picture. I embellished with some red ribbon, prima flower and flourish, and of course I had so add some stickles too. Oh, and I decided the card needed some zigzag stitches, so I got out my janome mini sewing machine.

My card also fits the ABC challenge (theme: unused stash), La-La Land (theme: anything goes), Crafty Ann's Challenge blog (theme: anything goes also), Cute Card Thursday (theme: for someone special).

I hope you like the card. Be sure to check out the rest of the Design Team's work, it's just gorgeous! Hope you can play along this week for a chance to win 3 digis from the Digital Stamp Oasis.

Stamps: digi -Digital Stamp Oasis, sentiment - SU
Ink: HP inkjet, bashful blue, memento tuxedo black, copics for coloring
Paper: Stampin Up, K&company, vellum
Accessories: grosgrain ribbon (SU), prima flower, stickles, flatback pearl, paper flower, flourish
Tools: janome mini sewing machine, swiss dots embossing folder, circle nestabilities, big kick, flower trio punch, flourish sizzix die


  1. oh ellie hun this is stunning really adore that image your colouring is perfect and the detail just brilliant love hugs cheryl xxxxxx

  2. Fab card and colours, love the image :o)
    Jackie xx

  3. Hi,
    Beautifull card!
    I can't wait to next week for the other challenge ;)
    have a nice day!
    Hugs Anneke

  4. This is gorgeous! Great colors and details.

  5. Ellie I love the color choice reminds me of fine wallpaper .

  6. Hi Ellie, I am trying to get in touch with you. Could you shoot me an email using my papertransformer address, incase you don't have it:
    thanks so much! hugs

  7. A lovey card design. That 'friendship' stamp is fab.

    Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's.
    Beryl xx

  8. I love your cards!
    They are all gorgeous!


  9. I love this Ellie - that image is gorgeous and so beutifully coloured, the friendship stamp compliments it perfectly and the vellum is the piece de resistance that brings it all together - wonderful! Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

  10. this is so pretty Ellie! And I love this sweet, peaceful image too! You did a great job with this challenge.

  11. this is beautiful Ellie! such a great design with these papers & pretty elements! great use of vellum here!
    hope you're having a super week!
    hugs & blessings!

  12. Fab card and image Ellie. Cathy xxx

  13. ohh your card is so lovely! Beautiful...
    xxx Anne-Marije


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