Bokeh Style Card

Good morning! Heather here to share a card with you this morning! I have been seeing a lot of cards lately that mimic the "bokeh" technique in photography, and wanted to try my hand at it.


 I used the solid circle image from Merry and Bright, and used 3 different colors of ink to stamp randomly on a piece of cardstock - stamping 2 times each time I inked to give even more color differences. I die cut a rectangle, then cut it again in vellum to layer over the top. I punched a couple of holes at the top, then threaded the two layers together with some sheer ribbon. I stamped the sentiment from Sparkle and Shine on the vellum with Staz-on ink, then glued some Flat Matte Marshmallow sequins on the vellum to reinforce the "bokeh" effect. Finally, I mounted the entire thing with foam adhesive on my cardbase. Here is a little peak at the stamping under the vellum:


I'd love to hear what you think! Have you tried this technique on a card yet? Or do you want to try it sometime? 


  1. i love this card! it's so pretty! and I love that it could work for any occasion.

  2. gorgeous...gotta give this a try!

  3. adorable card. Love the polka dots.

  4. Love your card--you mastered the technique! Yes, I've been planning to try it, but hadn't thought of using vellum, which I love. Thanks for the inspiration!

  5. Wow! This is really gorgeous, Heather! I love your vellum overlay and your ribbon is so pretty! Beautiful card!!!

  6. What a wonderful technique. I love how it came out...Beautiful job. I might have to try this...the sequins are perfect.
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