Lovely You Ornate Layers Pastels Card

by Joanne James6. July 2020 21:05

I've had a busy day today with an online class this morning so I'm late blogging and an just squeezing in a card for this week's challenge over at CAS Colours and Sketches

I usually shy away from 'the double' but I still had my 'Lovely You' stamp set on my desk from this morning's class and saw an opportunity to combine something that featured in this morning's class - making our own patterned paper - with something we are looking at in our demonstration session on Thursday later this week - using our Stampin' Write markers to colour stamps - to create a card. Here's what I came up with:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I changed the colours to the closest current ones and used one of the Ornate Layers Dies to frame my two-colour marker inked image, and paired my randomly stamped panel with a plain green one to ground it. I added a soft white ribbon bow; in hindsight, this along with the frame makes this card a little less 'CAS' than I would usually consider a card to be, but I do like the end result.

If you would like to join me for a free 30 minute demonstration session later this week that demonstrates the techniques I used on today's card, then do leave me a comment below or send me an email and I will send you the joining details - everyone is welcome.

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 evening 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 (4) -

7/7/2020 12:25:52 PM #

Absolutely delightful!  These pretty little stamps make for a perfectly background, and the ornate border gives it just a little bit of "fancy"!  


Holly Lau
Holly LauUnited States
7/9/2020 5:55:46 AM #

Cute card, love the design!! Great take on the sketch and thanks so much for joining us this week at CC&S!


YoonYoung Kim
YoonYoung KimKorea
7/9/2020 1:19:49 PM #

Your handmade background is so pretty. Nice take on the sketch and colours! Thank you for playing along with CC&S challenge!


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
7/9/2020 9:42:42 PM #

I'm tempted into getting the Lovely You set just to make backgrounds like this. Nice use of the Ornate Garden frame too.


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