Make Your Own Vellum Ribbon


Well asked to do a sample with the Christine Coleman stamp – I used the long border stamp and thought it would look good as a ribbon – so used a real soft pink embossing powder & with the help of the Tall story board and images from the Victorian Angels & Fairies Cd  the sample was made

 

Today`s Workshop is how to make the ribbon

1. Take a piece of parchment / vellum – I wipe with a static bag and then using a versamark inkpad stamp the border once – then lining it up repeat again – this is just done by eye but as the stamps are cut closely then it`s easy to do – sprinkle pale pink embossing powder over the ink and set with a heatgun – on parchment it will emboss quickly so don`t hold to close or even better emboss from underneath

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2. Once embossed cut out around the pattern with decoupage snips – do this on both edges

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3. I then edge the ribbon with Sakura gold pentouch – the 2mm one just by gently running the pen all around the edge –

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Now that is your ribbon complete and you can use it in your project – as it is vellum I have used silicone glue to secure it and then added the roses to cover the glue

Alternative uses for the stamp – just cut 8 lengths and edge in the same way as above – place a small hole in the top and bottom of the stripes and I have used the circle stamp to act as cover up for the ends and added a tassel and beads to the bottom – be careful not to overweight it as you will lose the shape – and added a double bow to the top

I hope you have found this mini workshop useful

Why not check out this NEW FEATURE  – it may be of use for you

Thanks for looking

Suzanne

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11 thoughts on “Make Your Own Vellum Ribbon

  1. So clever and so pretty Suzanne…the ball decoration and the card are stunning! thank you so much for a lovely idea.

    love Sheila xx

  2. Wow! I just love that decoration! How clever is that!

    I’m really enjoying these workshops, it’s such a good way to pick up hints and also learn new tecniques, Thank you so much for sharing them,

    Jackie x

  3. Thanks Suzanne – I like this idea and it just so happens that I took delivery on friday of the filigree fusion stamps and there’s one that would be perfect for this……..better write it down before I forget it!!
    Ann x

  4. Another fab idea Suzanne, I love parchment and although I haven’t any of Christine’s stamps I am sure I will have some that I can try your technique on.
    Keep giving us the inspiration
    Christine x

  5. Would never have thought of this! I am really impressed. Have only just looked at this part of the forum, and am really enjoying it. Thank you Love Linda

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