How is everyone today?  I hope that your summer has been as enjoyable as mine!  As I sit here writing today’s post I am dreading that there are only a couple more weeks before I have to head back to my full time job in the classroom!  It took so long for summer to arrive and I don’t know about you but here in the NE US it has been very hot, humid and I like to say downright “soupy”.  The thought of being trapped in a classroom with 30 kids and no air conditioning is not the least bit enticing!

Today I thought I would share another of my Blended Seasons projects.  This stamp bundle is the focus of my upcoming classes on August 15th!  I am holding a 9:30 am class and a 6:30 pm class on this same day!

My Project

peek-a-boo velum card using blended seasons from stampin' up.

Peek-a-Boo Velum – Blended Seasons Card














Details of the project

For the base of the card I used our thick whisper white cardstock cut 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ and it is scored at 4-1/4″.  I then cut a piece of regular whisper white cardstock at 4″ x 5-1/4″.  On the smaller piece of white cardstock, using the largest stitched frame from the Blended Seasons framelits, I cut out the center of the piece of paper.  (NOTE: Be sure to reserve the center piece because my next post will show you another project using that piece!)

I cut a piece of vellum cardstock 3-3/4″ x 5″ and placed it behind the cutout so that I could see where to place my image.  Using Versamark ink and white embossing powder, I stamped and heat embossed the floral image on the vellum paper.

To make the beautiful floral images come to life, I put heavy strokes of Gorgeous Grape color, using our newly released Watercolor Pencils – Asst. #2!  I then used a blender pen and pulled the color from the center – getting lighter as I got to the edge.  I used the Granny Apple Green pencil for the leaves.

The project is finished off with a greeting stamped in Gorgeous Grape and punched with layering circle punches.

Supply / Shopping List for Project

Previous Blended Seasons Project(s)

If you want so see another project done with the Blended Seasons Bundle be sure to CLICK HERE and you will be taken to a previous post.  There you will also get the option of a How To YouTube video!

……Until next time, Happy Stamping!

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