New Video: Tips for Adhering Sheer Perfection Designer Vellum

I’ve already admitted my obsession with Sheer Perfection Designer Vellum – one of a variety of items added to Sale-a-Bration in March.  During March, you can earn several exclusive items with every $50 you spend.  AND, as of yesterday, there are a handful more items that can be earned during Sale-a-Bration.  What a deal that shouldn’t be missed!  You can see all of the Sale-a-Bration items here:

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But today’s post is all about the vellum.  Vellum is not always easy to work with.  Because of its transparency, it can be tricky to glue it to a project.  The video I’m sharing today shows three ways to glue down this incredible vellum so that the glue is not a problem.  It’s like magic!  Here’s my video:

So, there you have it – three projects that show a variety of ways you can creatively glue down your vellum without a visible trail of glue.

Here’s another quick tip:  On the card with the banner across the middle, I glue the banner down before popping up the panel with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  It’s hard to see in this picture, but I added a Dimensional under the banner to add a needed lift in the middle of the card.

Tips for using vellum, Sheer Perfection Designer Vellum Stack, Stampin' Up!, Brian KingYou can see all three of the cards I showcased in this video at the links below:


I Think You’re Pretty

You’re Simply Wonderful

I hope you found this video helpful – or (at least) entertaining.  If you don’t have this vellum yet, you definitely want it.  Thanks for stopping by today!


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  1. Suzie Patt Cullen

    Great video, Brian … the vellum is such a luxurious addition to cards! And the gluing issue might keep people from bothering to add it. You’ve shared good tips. Thank you!

  2. Great tips thanks 🙂
    I have this paper stack coming this week and can’t wait to use it!

  3. Good morning, Brian! Thanks for sharing the tips for adhering vellum to a card. I have stayed away from using vellum because the glue always shows. Now with your tips it will fun to start using it again.
    By the way your cards are always beautiful and I have CASEd a lot of them.
    Have a great day.

  4. Nice job Brian! I love that paper and the way you use it!

  5. Thanks for the tips Brian!

  6. Thanks for the awesome tips. Makes it a bit easier to part with the beautiful vellum paper!

  7. Good Morning Brian:

    Great video and so very helpful. Vellum is such a beautiful addition to any card but has always been a problem. Question: Can you use the SU adhesive transfer sheets with the vellum without the glue showing?

    Thanks and have a fantastic day.

    • Grace,
      Thanks! The Adhesive Sheets leave tiny, tiny dots of adhesive (vs a solid sheet of adhesive). I tried it – it leaves a uniform number of dots that make the paper look lightly polka-dotted. Not invisible but MUCH better than glue or SNAIL. Depends on the look you are going for.

  8. Thank you, Brian for the video. I will go forth and create with my vellum stack today!

  9. Great tips, Brian! Thank you for the tutorial…so helpful!

  10. I like Vellum ,but just do not use it much . Thank you for some quick and easy tips to make for using it a simpler option. Helpful ideas !

  11. Great tips…love the way you say “perfection” with emphasis!!!

  12. Brian, thanks so much for this video. I adore this new vellum paper too, and you’ve shared some great ideas not only for card designs, but keeping that glue from being an issue. You rock my friend!

  13. Thanks for the tips! Great cards too!!

  14. I get my stack on Friday, now I just have to decide which of your cards I’m going to CASE first! Thanks for the tips

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