Do I adore this week's palette over at TCR or what!! just up my alley! and here's Miss Marple speaking again, see what I mean ...
Buttercup, Eggshell Blue, Bright White and Woodland Green, it's like a smörgåsbord of wonderful, soft colours!
Some of you who've been around for a while, might remember that my MIL trained to become a nurse in the very early 1950's. This photo is from her photo album and has been waiting for the right colours and papers. By lucky coincidence, the postman had just brought me K&Company's latest paper reveal Watercolor Bouquet so the page more or less scrapped itself.
All papers are from the K&Co stack, I handstitched around the borders of the yellow/white dotted paper and fussy cut the blooms at the bottom.
The photo is quadruple matted first with a piece cut out from a BG lace doily, then with 3 pps from the K&Co line. Lately I've become rather fond of buttons, I thought the plain white and wooden ones remind of the ones used of old, they also evoke a feel of cleanliness to me.
The mini clothes pins, the twine and the muslin tucked in at the bottom sort of go with the theme, as do the the buttons hung up to dry. I often find that twine has a life of its own, it never stays put where I place it. A tip I read on Leeann Pearce's blog (or did I hear it in a tutorial over at Lydell Quin's blog? I'm sure it was in a context with Hellmar, sorry girls, I've forgotten which) was to smear glue onto the twine, and then form it to a shape of your liking. I promise, it sticks where you've put it but make sure to work fast!
And finally, here's a small tag with the torn off threads from the muslin. My journalling is allways at the back, the tag only states place and who's in the pic.
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