Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Prima PPP - November

Prima PPP Challenge for November
(You can find the original post at Prima here)

I love the new chalkboard paints.  They can help transform an old, tired piece into a fresh,  conversational treasure.  I re-purposed a wall hanging by painting the pumpkin with chalkboard paints, topping with Art Extravagance Texture Paste in  Clear Crackle , and adding canvas.   Fun products with fun results. 

Here is the actual PPP  palette that I used .  Such warm pumkin pie and hot cocoa colors. 

This was an autumn wall decoration I bought at 70% off.  It was on clearance because it was, shall we say, hideous.    THERE!  I said it.  It belonged in the 90% off bin actualy because it's ugliness know no limits...BUT under all the yuck is a "wow" waiting to emerge.  
I helped it emerge with some Prima chalk paints.   No- I am not planning on writing my grocery list on it though I could.  

The chalk paints have such a wonderful matte finish and I love matte finishes,    My pumpkin has  a base of Prima Chalkboard Paint - Golden Brown, then Golden and a touch of olive on it all painted whie it was wet so that it blended better. 

After those dried ( and they dry super quick actually) - I added a layer of Prima Crackle medium Texture paste.  You cannot really see the crackles in my phtos - they are very subtle. 

While the crackle medium dried, I added the glass beads and the glass glitter from Prima. 
My last final finishing touch was some inking on the edges  and some stamping in brown to create shadowing.  

Oh yeah, almost forgot.  The center part of the pumpkin is a  Prima Finnabair Elemental Resist canvas.  My pumpkin needed more texture in my opinion and something to break up all the gold/yellow/orange tones. 

Thanks for looking.  Come play along with the challenge at Prima here
Prima Products used:
577209 Prima Chalkboard Paint - Olive
577124 Prima Chalkboard Paint -Golden
577131 Prima Chalkboard Paint - Golden Brown
961428 Prima Art Basics - Soft Matte Gel
961541 Prima Art Extravaganza - Texture Paste -Clear Crackle
961657 Prima Art Ingredients - Glass Glitter Gold Rush
961640 Prima Art Ingredients - Glass Glitter Copper
578251 Prima Vines
572815 Prima Metal Dies
578619 Prima Cigar Box Secrets - Flowers - Ligero
575854 Prima Cigar Box Secrets - Clear Stamps
576974 Prima Wire Thread - Sprout
576998 Prima Wire Thread - Auburn
576936 Prima Jute - Apricot
576851 Prima Jute - Straw
576844 Prima Jute - Mulberry
961718 Prima Art Ingredients - Glass Beads - Plum

960674 Prima Finnabair Rests Canvas Newpaper
578008 Prima Flowers
960674  Prima Flowers

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