The stained glass image is stamped first and then a second image is stamped over the stained glass pattern. In this card, I stamped the glass pattern on vellum and then stamped the Christ is Risen (with sentiment masked out because it would have been lost in the glass pattern) over top. The cross and lilies were colored in first and then the remaining glass pattern is colored using a random pattern of coordinating colors :
Inside the card is a white panel which makes the vellum colors more vivid when the card is closed.
The reason I chose vellum is the effect when displayed in front of a sunlit window:
It may not be quite the grandeur of Ste. Chappelle, but it's impressive in its own way!
I've had so much fun playing with this stained glass stamp that I still have a couple more projects in the wings, especially designed for St. Patrick's Day. In the meantime, be sure to check out all the amazing stained glass projects created by the DRS Designs' Design Team for the current blog challenge!