Layered With Kindness Birthday Card

by Joanne James12. May 2020 10:00

Today I'm sharing a card using this week's soft colour combo over at Just Add Ink this week:

I thought these muted colours would make for a clean and simple(ish) birthday card using the retiring Layered With Kindness stamp set  - take a look:

 

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

Layered With Kindness - The Layered With Kindness stamp set is one of those that is great for quick cards, both one layer cards and used in conjunction with the co-ordinating punches as I have here to create something with a little more interest and dimension. The images are distinctive stamps so have the illusion of dimension which is great for adding depth. I layered the leaf stems and a few flowers in the challenge colours, before adding my labels. 

Label Me Lovely - and Fancy - Label punches are always useful and both the Label Me Lovely and the Label Me Fancy punches are great with this set which has sentiments designed to fit and can be layered, but also with a variety of other sets too. They are also great for tags for gift packaging, the Label Me Fancy punch in particular, which has a handy slit and hole on either side of the punch to enable you to add thread or ribbon easily. Whilst the stamp set will be leaving us at the end of the month, the punches are here to stay - great news for Christmas packaging! 

Finishing Touches - I added a sprinking of pink sequins, some split ribbon and used my Stampin' Write Rococo Rose marker to add a fine mist of pink splatters across my card front for a trio of finishing touches to my otherwise simple 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. 

I am hoping to get some more crafting and class prep done today, including getting ready for tomorrow's demonstration session. We are revisiting Stamparatus techniques this week; yesterday was great and resulted in an afternoon of fabulous creations by the ladies on the call who left fired up and inspired - our group was a hive of activity all afternoon, which left me feeling thrilled that they enjoyed the session so much. I also have some ironing to finish and continue my hunt for an earring I lost on Sunday; I didn't leave the house all day so I know it's here somewhere, but so far no luck! 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 (4) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
5/12/2020 7:12:22 PM #

This is GORGEOUS!  I predict a winner for sure!  I love how you layered the images and used the ribbon trim as well!  Very pretty indeed!

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
5/12/2020 7:51:31 PM #

This is just GORGEOUS! Another set I'd overlooked. It looks amazing in those colours and the tiny details like the split ribbon (very clever) and the tiny pink splatters lift it right up!

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Chantell Randall
Chantell RandallAustralia
5/13/2020 10:33:58 AM #

Really pretty card Joanne.  I love the beautiful layers.  Chantell Just Add Ink x x

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Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
5/14/2020 11:18:27 AM #

I like the layered cluster of images with the strong labels on top in all that lovely white space Joanne. Glad you're enjoying your online demos and hope you find your lost earring - so annoying to only be left with one!

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