Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Yellow Rose Lattice


Happy HC Day! LOL!! It's Wednesday and this week there are more creative inspirations on the Heartfelt Creations blog, featuring this month's release - the Bella Rose Collection, as well as cards made from other HC sets. My card features the HCPC 3396 Bella Rose Lattice Background PreCut Set, another stamp that can be the spark for so many possible designs.

I pulled out my watercolor crayons for this one - I like the "uneven" shading you get with these. I lightly colored the image with crayons before wetting the color. If you get too much water, you can dab it with a paper towel, and touch up the area with a little bit of color on the brush.

Yellow Rose Lattice


Note: Finished card size is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"


Daffodil Delight (SU!) 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", scored at 4 1/4"
Old Olive (SU!) 2" x 2"
Very Vanilla (SU!) 2" x 2"
Watercolor paper (Strathmore) 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Classic K McKenna paper pack (K & Co.) 4" x 5 1/4"


Versamark (Tsukineko)
Soft Suede (SU!)
Old Olive (SU!)


HCPC 3396 Bella Rose Lattice Background PreCut Set
HCPC 3354 Classic Message PreCut Set


Grand Calibur (Spellbinders)
Big Scalloped Circles LG Nestabilities (Spellbinders)
1 3/8" Circle Punch (SU!)
Distressing tool (Tim Holtz)
Clear embossing powder (Stampendous)
Heat gun
Watercolor crayons (SU!)
Watercolor brushes
Ribbon (Hobby Lobby)
Foam dots
ATG 714
Craft knife (Xacto)
Rotary Trimmer



Ink the background stamp with Versamark, then with brown ink. Emboss with clear embossing powder and the heat gun.

Color the image lightly with the watercolor crayons, starting with the roses. After coloring each area of the image, use a watercolor brush dipped in water to smooth the colors.

Once the entire image is dry, carefully cut it out - use a craft knife to cut out the inner spaces.


Cut the patterned paper, and distress the edges of the paper. Mount a strip of ribbon around the lower area of the patterned paper, and tie a green bow and attach it very near the right side of the patterned panel. Mount this on the front of the card.

Stamp the sentiment in green on the vanilla paper and punch out with the circle punch. Cut and emboss a green scalloped circle. Mount the sentiment circle onto the green scalloped die cut. Using foam dots, mount the lattice on the patterned paper, with the lower part of the lattice around the bow.

Mount the sentiment using foam dots close to the right edge of the lattice image.

Thanks for stopping by!



Olga said...

bee-u-tee-ful!!!! I love the yellow roses!

Joelle said...

Gorgeous card! Love the colors and that bow!!

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous card, Lisa Lynne! I love the spring colors and the beautifully colored trellis!

Mrs Ham said...

Lisa Lynn, this is a lovely card. I like the distressing and the coloring of the roses and the lattice.

LISA said...

Just beautiful!! I have the song Yellow Rose in Texas in my head now!! Great idea with the watercolor crayons!!

Angelica said...

Gorgeous card, loving the coloring on your image.

Shirley said...

Just stopped by to say your card is just lovely! I really like the trellis and the bow is out of sight! Thanks again for all of your help. Now I just have to get a card done!! LOL

Lisa Somerville said...

How pretty, wonderful coloring, lovely addition of the green bow!


Wow, Wow, Wow! I love those yellow roses!

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