Thursday, September 24, 2015

Artsy Hello with Audrey!

Hello there!  Audrey here!  Today I have a card inspired by the BRI September Mood Board.  Holy cow, this collage is so stunning!  I just adore this unlikely color combination. It completely inspired me to create a fun, artsy card!

I did some watercoloring using Distress Inks.  I started off with a piece of Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Paper.  I tapped my distress inks in Picked Raspberry, Spiced Marmalade, Broken China and Hickory Smoke onto an acrylic block.  I taped my paper down to a clipboard, and then wet the entire piece with clean, clear water.  I took a wet brush to my distress inks and put them to the paper in several layers, drying the layers with a heat tool before applying another layer.  Then I tapped the paint brush loaded with Hickory Smoke ink and water to give me some subtle grey splatters.  When it was dry, I diecut the panel with the Avery Elle Wonky Stitches die set. and then trimmed the panel a bit further so that the stitched were along the very edge of the panel.  I stamped, colored and diecut the flowers and leaves from the WPlus9 Doodle Buds stamp set and coordinating dies.  This is one of my very favorite stamp sets from WPlus9.  I used shades of grey Copic Markers in the T, W and C color families to color in my flowers.  I adhered them to the watercolor panel with foam tape, stamped a sentiment from the same stamp set, and added some grey sequins by Avery Elle.  I popped the entire panel up on an A2 card base that I had covered with the Lawn Fawn Let's Polka in the Dark 6x6 petite paper pack.

Artsy Hello

That's all for me today... thanks for stopping by! :)

Stamps: WPlus9 Doodle Buds
Dies: WPlus9 Doodle Buds, Avery Elle Wonky Stitched
Paper: Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Paper, Lawn Fawn Let's Polka in the Dark 6x6 paper pad
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Onyx Black, Distress inks in Picked Raspberry, Spiced Marmalade, Broken China, Hickory Smoke
Other: Copic Markers, Avery Elle Midnight Blend sequins, Foam Tape


  1. This is just awesome! I love the dark grey mixed with the bright colors.

  2. What a stunning card the distress ink! :)
    Suchi xx

  3. Absolutely beautiful!! Never imagined black flowers could look so amazing!!

  4. Wow, so great! Love this card!!!