Papercraft from A to Z: V

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You will find everything you need to know about paper crafting in “Papercraft from A to Z”. Ever wondered what “Vellum” is? Or what you mean by “Vintage Botanical”? You will find the answers in our twenty-second article in this series when we focus on everything in papercraft starting with the letter V.


Vellum is thin paper made of cellulose fibers. Also called parchment.


Waterbased ink pad. Suitable for both stamping and embossing.


Pigment ink. Images stamped with Versafine is both light fast and fade resistant.


VersaMark is clear watermark ink. VersaMark can for example be used together with embossing powder for heat embossing techniques or for just making watermarks on paper.


The word vintage means of age and refers to something antique. In paper crafting vintage style often is inspired by the victorian era with rich, dark colors, thick fabric and delicate ornaments.

Vintage Botanical

Vintage Botanical refers to drawings made of plants in 1750-1850. Before it became usual to photograph plants found out in nature botanical illustrators made detailed drawings of them. In paper crafting these images can be used as motifs on cards, layouts and in various types of journals.

Vintage Journal

Vintage Journal is a collection of vintage ephemera like for example vintage botanical drawings.


Cutting machines like Silhouette can also cut vinyl the same way it cuts figures and shapes out of paper. Vinyl can be used on glass, plastic, fabric and other surfaces.

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