Thursday, March 30, 2017

Vellum for Seize the Birthday

Hello crafty friends, it is Thursday and time for a new challenge over at Seize the Birthday.  This week we have the "Toppings" option of using vellum on your birthday project.  Remember it is just an option and the only requirement is that it be for a birthday.

My first thought was to use flower images on vellum as they turn out so pretty, but decided I would use a Memory Box butterfly.  I die-cut it in white and then fussy cut the vellum to go underneath.  I glued just the body part and bent the wings up slightly.  Inked the back of the butterfly with some springy colors, Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, and Pear Pizzazz.  The sentiment is a Verve stamp in SU Early Espresso ink.  The sentiment panel is cut with an MFT die, and mounted with foam tape.  The mats and the flourish are SU Early Espresso CS.  The pattern paper is from MME Follow Your Heart - Be Amazing.

Don't forget to check out all the fabulous cards by the designers over at Seize the Birthday.  I hope you will be inspired to play along.

Thanks so much for stopping by.  Have a wonderful day.

Happy Stamping,


  1. Such a pretty card JoAnn! Your butterfly is absolutely stunning.

  2. Great idea to use the pretty butterfly, JoAnn! I love how you've given it those happy spring colors. Love it!
    xx Ashwini

  3. This butterfly is gorgeous, JoAnn! I hadn't thought of color a vellum background for one! I'll have to give that a try!

  4. Fabulous butterfly on the background paper. Love the swirls too.

  5. I never tire of colored vellum! Your butterfly really is gorgeous! Well done my friend!

  6. Your vellum butterfly is so beautiful, JoAnn! Love the subtle shading.

  7. Wow! your butterfly is really beautiful! Great idea and awesome fussy cutting of the vellum butterfly!

  8. A very pretty card! I love the butterfly too!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Crafting with Creative M

  9. This is so beautiful! Love that butterfly.

  10. This is so the butterfly!


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