Kimberly Crawford made a similar card with squares to support the focal image. These were the last scraps of a striped paper that coordinated with the underlying patterned paper. I chose markers of similar colours found in the patterned paper to coordinate my stamped image.
Stamp: Stampin' Up
Papers: white cardstock (Georgia Pacific), grey cardstock (Bazzill), patterned (Fiskars/Heidi Grace)
Ink: Versafine Onyx
Accessories: Spellbinder Squares, black seam binding (stash), markers (various)