Lovely Lattice Kraft Birthday Card

by Joanne James11. March 2019 09:00


Happy Monday everyone! Today is the start of my class week, so it will b a busy one Chez James! Today's card is one I made that uses the current sketch layout over at Just Add Ink and the colour palette at Color Throwdown:


I thought these colours would be perfect for a birthday card featuring one of the Sale-A-Bration stamp sets, Lovely Lattice - take a look:


 Here's the low-down on today's card:

Lovely Lattice - There is lots you can do with this stamped image - many ways to colour it, and lots of options to cut it out and build layers and dimension with the flowers too - but I like it because the main image is one of those that can fill the card and there isn't much else required. I heat embossed my image in white onto Crumb Cake cardstock which really does show the detail of the lattice behind the flowers beautifully. For a free stamp set, this one really is rather pretty - and still available if you'd like to get your hands on it with a spend of £45 or more. Who doesn't love FREE product?!

Colour on Kraft - I decided to colour the image using my watercolour pencils, but dry with no added water for blending, as I wanted to see the pencil strokes; I used a combination of Gorgeous Grape, white and Basic Grey pencils, with a tiny spot of Crushed Curry for the flower stamens. 

Birthday Wishes - The 'Lovely Lattice' stamp set is sentiment-free, so I reached for one of my favourites from the current Spring-Summer catalogue that you haven't seen me use much here on my blog but rest assured they will be a keeper for me, regardless of whether or not they carry over to this year's new annual catalogue: the Well Said bundle. The' Well Said' stamp set combined with the Well Written Framelits dies really are the perfect pair and allow you to create endless sentiment combinations. I added a piece of Gorgeous Grape mini striped ribbon behind my layered sentiment and a sprinkling of pearls to complete my card. 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.


Comments (6) -

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
3/11/2019 6:53:09 PM #

How pretty the pencils look on Crumb Cake!


BroniUnited States
3/11/2019 7:35:56 PM #

This is so beautiful, Joanne!!  Thanks so much for joining us at the Color Throwdown this week!


Stef Perry
Stef PerryUnited States
3/13/2019 1:21:10 AM #

Beautiful card Joanne!  Your coloring with colored pencil on Kraft is absolutely gorgeous!


Rachael Lewsley
Rachael Lewsley Australia
3/13/2019 10:39:43 AM #

Wow! The colouring of this creation looks superb on the Crumb Cake cardstock! Thank you for sharing with us at Just Add Ink x


Chantell Randall
Chantell RandallAustralia
3/14/2019 4:22:41 AM #

Another stunning card Joanne, such a pretty stamp. Your close up photo shows just how stunning it is.  Chantell Just Add Ink


Kelly Kent
Kelly KentAustralia
3/14/2019 5:31:47 AM #

Simply stunning Joanne.  Thank you for sharing with us at Just Add Ink.  Kelly x


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