Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Inspired by…

I was really inspired by Julie Ebersole’s card in The Classroom yesterday, and had to make a card.  I am so digging the watercolors lately so it’s no surprise!  Here’s her card:


Here’s mine:


I think the inspiration here is obvious!  My first fall card, although not sure the weather agrees quite yet here in Knoxville.  I started with a large background stamp by Impression Obsession, inked in a soft blue for ethereal clouds.  I foam mounted in the same fashion, with a panel just for the watercoloring.  I really liked her idea of using Hero Arts Shadow Ink in Soft Granite – what a different look and so much softer than using the typical black.  For the watercolor itself, I used Distress Inks in Wild Honey, Rusty Hinge, Barn Door, Vintage Photo and Gathered Twigs.  A couple splats of Mister Huey in Letter Jacket, some MME enamel dots, and some sky blue twine call it a day.  Here’s a close up:


I don’t have that Wink of Stella pen everyone seems to be raving about, but a good ol’ Gelly Roll pen in Stardust does just fine to add just the tiniest hint of glam.

Thanks Julie for your inspiration, and thanks everyone for stopping by – have a great day!