Friday, June 22, 2012

Stained Glass Technique

Happy Friday everyone!  I haven't had a lot of time to create over the last few days so I'm sharing a card I made for a card class a few months ago.  It uses a really pretty technique called Stained Glass. 

Its a simple technique; stamp your image in Versamark then black ink onto vellum paper.  Cover with clear embossing powder and heat set.  Flip the vellum over to work on the reverse side and then with either blender pen and ink pads or write markers, color in your image.  Layer your image on neutral cardstock before applying to your project.  It really does look like stained glass when your done!


Stamp sets: Greeting Card Kids
Cardstock: Whisper White, Vellum, Calypso Coral, Baja Breeze
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Versamark, clear embossing powder, Calypso Coral, Early Espresso, Blush Blossom, Real Red markers, Fashionable Hearts embosslit folder, Square lattice embossing folder, corner punch, Everyday Enchantment Calypso Coral ribbon and brads, snail, tombow liquid adhesive

Thanks so much for looking!
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Diane - said...

Melissa, this card is adorable. LOVE the stained glass technique. Your previous card - Solitude - is stunning. Brayer is one of my favorite techniques and you have inspired me to do some more.. in fact that new stamp is PERFECT and I may have to CASE you if that's ok? Love the cliff you made. Stunning.
Your layouts with "FEET" and daddy is are too too precious... just wonderful work here girl. Your work is So beautiful. I have added you to my favorites.. and thanks again for stopping by.

Terry said...

Cute card. I love techniques! I'm now following you from SC and hope you'll follow me.

Happy Stamping,

Terry (#250)

Ann Schach said...

What a perfect stamp to use with this technique! I love the texture!

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