Vellum; it's so elegant but sometimes heat embossing can warp the paper or the heat tool blows the powder around. Here's a quick tip! Stampin’ Up!, heat tool, embossing powder, embossing buddy, technique, solution, card, paper, scrapbook, craft, rubber, stamps, www.lisasstampstudio.com
Embossed Layered Resist: Using a background stamp, stamp with a shadow ink, then stamp a second image with versamark (apply clear embossing powder and heat set), then apply distress ink to the embossed image. Finally, use mini mister to blend the distressed ink used on the embossed image. This looks lovely!