Back again with my take on the Prima May PPP. The colours are absolutely glorious, at first I immediately went for the obvious girly pink and yellow but when I put my photo next to the inspo board it was all wrong. Thinking cap on again and voilà! it was the subdued taupe and cream that became my mains with pops of teal and muted sunflower as accents. The pink can be found in the fussy cut rosebuds tucked under the clusters.
Here is first the inspiration photo to jog your memory;
And here is my take - "You";
I am absolutely nutters about Prima's wood icons and wooden ATCs,
they are gorgeous as they are but can also be spruced up
in any way you like. Chalks, mists, acrylic paint,
they all look just fabulous on them!
Here I have used chalk edgers with water and a finely tipped
brush for a soft look.
I used the same method on the wood icon "&" and then washed it
once with diluted gesso to tone down just an inkling.
Dito with the ornate parts of the resin frames,
added some itty liquid pearls as well.
In one of her Live With Prima shows, Sharon Laakkonen showed
how she touched up her resin angels in Liquid Pearls to
get a more shabby look to them.
Thank you for the tip Sharon, it works magic!
Something else that I am absolutely crazy about, are
the SIIC. I think I have used about 10 packs of both the
Sea Shore and Time Traveler's ones since they were released.
The golden ones - I just say aaaaaahhh!
950477 - Divine collection Epigram paper, reverse side
950422 - Divine collection Rosebuds paper
813598 - Sea Shore collection Sea Memories paper, reverse side
951016 - Princess collection Sophia paper, reverse side
5732643 - Princess collection tags and tickets
574918 - Sea Shore collection Starfish leaves
574963 - Sea Shore collection Marine Life mulberry roses
574888 - Sea Shore collection Sealion mulberry roses
571580 - Audrey mulberry flowers
574810 - Jovial jute blooms
572907 - Princess collection wood icons
569907 - Wood Icons in a box Words
572952 - Wooden ATC Classic Cardswood
573201 - Sea Shore SIIC
892166 - Junkyard Findings Street Signs
573478 - Resin angel
892128 - Shabby Chic resin frames
569990 - Resin feather
891541 - Junkyard Findings Small Typo light bulb
572242 - Floral Rose stencil
891145 - Ingvild Bolme Chalk Edger Cold Ice
891251 - Ingvild Bolme Chalk Edger Knotted Wood
891268 - Ingvild Bolme Chalk Edger Teak Wall
Tattered Angels mist Sunflower
Ranger's colour mist Butterscotch
liquid pearls bisque
cream alpha letters
We'we got a bank holiday coming up tomorrow.
It's been far too long since I've checked in on so many
of you lovely ladies. A jumbo mug of coffee and off I will be!
Till then - toodelipip! xoxo Eila