Three Tile Layout

3 tile layout

When I was creating the background stamp tutorial my first attempt was almost complete when I messed up the sentiment. No point letting those pretty flowers go to waste so I punched them out and used the three element in a row layout that Susan Raihala says is her all time favourite layout.

To see how I create that little extra dimension in my flowers check out my tutorial here.


Stamps: Glory of Modesty Flourish BirthdayLetter Background(PB)
Inks: Memento Angel Pink, Love Letter, London Fog & Versafine Smokey Grey (Tsukineko)
Cardstock: Penny Black Mix & Match Papers Rose Garden

15 Comments on “Three Tile Layout”

  1. Beverly Robinson says:

    A favorite of mine too. Very nice, I don’t see that beautiful Happy Birthday on Edge to Edge though. Can you help me there?

  2. chrissieann says:

    It’s one of my favourite layouts too Heather and I love the fact that you rescued such lovely stamping!

  3. Love this ! And a great way to rescue pieces.

  4. Jan Castle says:

    So happy you did not toss your leftovers!!! Beautifully done Heather!

  5. Isabelle P. says:

    Hello Heather,
    I would contact you to let you know that I put an article on my blog ( which refers to your inking techniques. I love your cards and I hope I have not unworthy.
    Sorry for the mistakes, but I do not speak English and I write with google translate.

  6. Beverly Robinson says:

    Will you please tell me the size of your squares?

  7. Mary H. says:

    Love your ‘save’. Beautiful card. TFS

  8. Gabby says:

    Wonderful card! Like the three backed panels. Lovely colors. Smart to use the lovely artwork you created. I too, try to salvage all I can from my ‘headed for the trash can’ cards. 🙂

  9. Lindsey says:

    I have no idea why I don’t use this layout more often — it’s so effective; well, at least whenever you or Susan uses it. 😛 The background stamp looks great tiled, and the sentiment balances everything nicely.

  10. Cheryl M. says:

    Wow!!! Thank you for sharing this card! And thank you for the recent tutorial on the technique. I made note of the dimensions of the tiles, too.

  11. […] I thought it would be fun to show you how this card came about. It started when I saw Heather do this card. So pretty! I liked how she colored her stamp with a marker around the edges, so I figured I would […]

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