Vellum Shaker Layout | Jessica Fabiano

Hey everyone! It’s Jessica Fabiano with you today, I hope you’re doing fine. November has brought us fabulous colors and fun things to play with. I knew I wanted to use the sequins up as much as I could – I love sequins. So I decided to make a shaker layout with the vellum that came in the cardstock kit. Unfortunately, the camera doesn’t pick it up too well, you know the deal with vellum. But I know it’s there and you can hear the sequins! So much fun! My theme for the day was to use a cut file. I went with the gorgeous 12 days of giving cut files you can find on the Hip Kit Club page – it’s the day 11 file.

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As you can see, I decided to cut my file on white cardstock and added it on top of the vellum. The vellum is added on top of white cardstock as well. I left an open space so I could add the sequins before I closed it with regular glue.

 

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I just love this cut file! Kimberly has been inspired by a file that beautiful Bea has recently released. It took the cameo quite a while to cut all the details but it’s definitely worth the wait. Look at the fun splatters! Those are DIY mists – yup! I love them and I make most of them myself using acrylics. If you use acrylics instead of ink, the consistency of the mist will be a lot more opaque and thick. Ink gives a more translucent finish. You decide!

 

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I added more embellishments. I still had a bunch of sequins left, so I glued them down on random sections. I also added the pink thicker-stars that came with the exclusive thicker set. I sometimes forget that we can use regular thickers as chipboard embellishments, too!

 

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The “Snowflake” embellishment is a crate paper chipboard piece that came with the wood embellishment pack. It actually says “Snowflakes”, but I chopped off the “s” to make it work. I colored the sparkly silver thickers with a black alcohol marker – that way I can customize all my thickers! And hey, sparkly thickers in any color! Doesn’t that sound good?

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Close up for the eye! Can you see the tiny tiny washi strip there? It’s just the leftover print from the regular strip – still usable!

 

I hope you’ve had fun joining me today. See you next week on the FB page!

xoxo, Jessy

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