04 November 2013

Unstampabelles Challenge #29 - Vellum (No Stamps)

A lovely variety of stitching was used for your creations last month.  Machine stitch, hand stitching, faux stitching, cross stitching and even some original designs that were stitched.  Thanks so much for joining in the challenge and giving the Design Team the massive task of choosing one Design Team Favourite. :-)

Our Design Team Favourite is……….

comments from the Design Team were: intricacy, sheer volume of stitching, wonderful design, the stitching is beautiful.

 As Design Team Favourite Trish we invite you to be our Guest Designer for December please email Merry for further details.


The winner of our random draw for the Blue Edge Prize Pack is……..

#9 PatK
Random numbers generated Nov 3 2013 at 7:33:26 by www.psychicscience.org  

Congrats PatK please email Merry and she will organise your prize.

Challenge time……..

Challenge #29 - Vellum (No Stamps)

 Scrap pages, cards, journal pages, origami etc. are all welcome.

All entries are subject to the Design Teams discretion.

Any form of paper creation will be accepted as long as NO STAMPS (Digital or Rubber) have been used.
You can find our rules here for further information.

Our sponsor this month is one of our Design Team - Beth

The prize pack consists of:
15 x A4 sheets of card-stock, Jenni B ovals, 2 pkts of 12 felt christmas icons, 1 x Making Memories sheer frame, 1 x 1m x 9cm wide burlap ribbon, 1 pkt crafty bits, 1 pkt Forever Friends elements, 2 pkts Say It crystals, 1 pkt Bazzil Basic organza flowers.

We are joined this month by the very talented Guest Designer 
with her beautiful Vellum Christmas Cracker….please visit Mag's blog for more details.

has used her Vellum in the form of flowers and the sentiment behind the frame.

has used the pergamano technique on her piece of vellum.  You can find more information on this technique here.  Beth has embossed, cut and coloured her vellum.

has run her vellum through the Cuttlebug with her Stylised Flowers embossing folder.

has added a strip of vellum to the bottom of her card then used a rub-on sentiment and attached the cute quilled butterfly.

has decorated a chipboard tag with die cut vellum flowers.
found a wonderful tutorial by Kara for these vellum stocking gift bags.
The first stocking top has been embossed in a quilted patterned and left-over gold stickers added.
The second stocking Merry used for the first time some 'flock' powder.
The pearls were coloured with her Copic pen

As you can see there are so many ways you can use vellum, now it is your turn to create.

If you don't own a blog you can email your entry to Merry.


  1. Lovely projects. Thanks for inviting me to be your guest designer for this month.

  2. First time entering an other than a card craft! Thanks for the chance to win.

  3. This looks fun...thank you for the chance to win!

  4. Some Beautiful Cards here girls. Cathy I especially love yours, I've used embossing folders myself and they turn out stunning, and adding a touch of colour on the reverse really makes them pop.
    Well done everyone,.

    1. thank you Beth - right back at ya ;-) your pergamano is just gorgeous!

  5. Wow Design Team! I have lots of left over velium. I am going to have to steal...err...borrow some of your ideas!

  6. The DT creations are all wonderful! Fab challenge theme too!

    Jennifer. x

  7. Wow...beautiful projects from DT's and all the entries!


Thanks so much for taking the time to comment. The Design Team really appreciate it. Have fun with the challenge.