Vellum Panel Card

Hi! I am slowly getting back into the swing of things after taking some time off to take care of myself. Although this is my job, I am a full-time stay-at-home-mom first and foremost. I really needed to get myself back on my feet so I could care for those busy kiddos! I also am taking a much-needed vacation but still have a few things to share that I have been holding onto for awhile. A big thanks to my brother for holding down the fort while I was gone! (He helps me with work here and there – he is a computer genius and my biggest supporter.)

Today’s video is one I shared over on the WPlus9 YouTube channel, but I wanted to share it here, too. It shows how to create a vellum panel card.


[All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Affiliate links used. To watch the video in HD on YouTube, click HERE.]

I am always looking for ways to make the format of my cards unique… something other than a folded piece of cardstock. One of my favorite techniques is having a clear or vellum window panel. For this card, I used vellum to allow patterned paper inside to show through.


After using the Wplus9 Love Mom Layers dies set to partial die cut a half circle on white cardstock, I stamped a flower cluster with the Wplus9 Happy Wishes stamps and WPlus9 Inks. (Colors are in thumbnails below.) I added touches of gold/silver glitter embossing to the center of the flowers with a glue pen.


I created the vellum panel (using my favorite vellum) with a little strategic gluing. (Be sure to check out the video on how!) I put some old patterned paper on the inside of the card so it would show through. Rubbing a bit of Wink of Stella over the vellum added some fun sparkle and worked great!


I almost forgot to mention that the sentiments are from the Wplus9 That is All stamp set. This set is fantastic for building various greetings for all occasions. On some of the cards I heat embossing with gold glitter powder, and some with silver.


You could also try this same design with acetate instead of vellum.


Here are some other videos and such to check out:


Interested in the products I used? To make them easy for you to find, I have listed them below. (Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except those with an asterisk.) Click on the letters below each picture to go to a favorite store: Simon Says Stamp (SSS), Ellen Hutson (EH), WPlus9 (W9), etc.

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72 thoughts on “Vellum Panel Card”

  1. Beautiful cards. I really enjoy your videos and blog. I’ve been inspired to dust off my stamping supplies and begin again after a several year hiatus of stamping. Thank you!

  2. Glad to see you back, Jennifer. Hope you are doing well. You always have such good ideas! I came from Michigan to Dayton, Ohio about 6 years ago to take a class from you. Still one of the best I’ve ever taken! Enjoy your well deserved vacation!

  3. I don’ t seem to have good luck with partial die-cutting but these cards are very creative, and I enjoyed the video. Thanks!

  4. Wonderful…love the design! I haven’t created in days…missing it so much! I so wish I had the energy and I LOVE how you are now creating multiples of every card — You ROCK!!

  5. “You are amazing”….the sentiment on your card…can apply to you as well. Thanks for a great video filled with ideas that are always practical and useful and they always result in beautiful cards.

  6. Take care of you dear Jennifer! We love you! And it’s everytime a pleasure seeing your amazing creations! A big hug from Italy! Happy Monday Easter!

  7. These are so pretty! I love how you used the vellum! Hope you are back to 100% and back creating soon!

  8. Jennifer, I have been concerned about you (here in the UK) and I’m glad to hear you’ve been taking care of yourself first and foremost. That’s so important. You give of yourself a great deal and your blog and videos are an inspiration to us crafters; you are so professional and on the ball whilst remaining warm and accessible. Do keep taking good care of you self and your lovely family. x

  9. These are beautiful and oh so classy too! The first rule always is to make sure you are 100% okay, I hope whatever has been ailing you is gone now. Thank you for all the wonderful inspiration and tutorials you do for us and that’s why we all want you to be okay too – I have learnt much from you and I appreciate that a lot so thank you Jennifer. Take time to rest and play sweet lady Karen x

  10. I actually saw this video over on the WPlus9 channel when you did it! I’m glad to hear from you again, and I do hope you take as much time as you need for yourself!!

  11. Well done and love the tilted front panel design. I hope you feel well rested very soon.. Big thanks for your brother’s help!.

  12. So glad to hear you are taking time out for yourself. You deserve it!
    Love the vellum card. I really need to use vellum more. I always love the way it looks.
    Have fun on vacation!

  13. It is nice to see you back. Beautiful cards and lots of great tips in the video for inking, embossing and adding glitter.

  14. Nice to have you back with a great tutorial. I hear you on the being a Mum first and foremost – it’s hard fitting it all in. It’s why I dropped off a design team. Too much else going on and I reminded myself that being a mum, even if it’s unpaid and really hard work is what I actively chose to be and I do love it! Enjoy the rest of your holiday. Xx

  15. I’m so glad you’re back, Jennifer! Yes, you are a mom first and foremost…I think we can all understand that! I hope all is well!
    Such a gorgeous card set! I love the colors you chose for your cluster of flowers and how you’ve added interest with partial die cutting…so pretty! Thank you so much for another great video!!!

  16. I love everything about this card! I am definitely going to have to try some of these techniques, and also check out some WPlus9 products!

  17. Welcome back Jennifer. Thanks for sharing yet another terrific technique. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your blog.

  18. Wowza! I think you are amazing! What superb techniques and stunning cards, I am bowled over! The pressure to design and produce cards on the scale and quality that you do makes your decision to put family and yourself first not only important but brave as well. Thank oyu for all you do.

  19. These are so pretty…inspiring me to used some vellum…thank you so much for the tutorial…love it..

  20. Welcome back! I am happy to hear that you are taking care of yourself. These are beautiful cards.It is a technique that I want to try. Thank you.

  21. So lovely, Jennifer!? We are so glad that you are taking good care of yourself. It’s one more important lesson that you are sharing with us all. Sending warm hugs your way! ???

  22. I’m so glad you posted this card here! Now I can add it to my favorites!. Hope all is well with you. Glad you could take a break.. we miss you but glad you got a break. Thank you for sharing with us. You have a wonderful gift 🙂

  23. Welcome back. I respect your priorities. God, family and health should always trump career. You have been, and will continue to be, in my prayers

  24. Hello Jennifer, Genius obviously runs in the family then ;-P
    So happy to see this wonderful technique here – absolutely LOVED replicating this.
    Also, being enjoying the peeks o of your holiday on IG!

  25. I’m not very good with vellum but I will be once I see this video that you made. Glad to see your feeling better or whatever the problem is or was. I’m also glad you have a brother who is so helpful. Isn’t family great? I really like this card and I can’t wait to try to make one like it. Glad your back!

  26. Sorry to hear you haven’t been feeling well. I hope the time away has helped and yes you do have to look after yourself first and foremost or you are no good to anyone else. xx

  27. Ease back in however and whenever you’re ready. We’ll all be here when you do 🙂 and if not *right* here, we’ll drop what we’re doing to visit… by the thousands! Aren’t you thankful we’re all just internet friends and not IRL friends wanting to drop by and check on you?!? You’d never get any rest! LOL

  28. Beautiful projects! Thank you for the video, too. That would be a difficult technique to understand through written instructions so your video is invaluable!

  29. Great idea, technique, video and cards! I hope you are feeling better and are enjoying time with your family!

  30. Beautiful cards Jen! I love the technique of the partial die cutting and using vellum on half of the card front! These turned out gorgeous! Thank you for sharing! I really hope you have a beautiful and blessed Easter!
    ♥ Jo’s Scrap Shack ♥

  31. Oh my goodness Jennifer, so many valuable card making tips in one video!!! Thank you for inspiring us the way you do. I can’t wait for some craft time now so I can put into operation what I have learned from this video.

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