Freitag, 12. April 2019

Easter Eggs in French Style Part 1

Hello creative friends!

Easter is just around the corner and it's the best time to create some new Easter eggs. Outside it's anything but springlike, on the contrary snowflakes are falling from the sky again, omg :-)
More beautiful is it now in the warm and cosy crafty studio.


I used an old wooden egg as basic, very rustic and natural and absolutely perfect for me.
First of all I made some spring motives with silicon moulds and an acrylic mass from the DIY store. The parts are still flexible even after drying, which is why you can use them very well on real Easter eggs. You can find two examples here tomorrow.

Together with a linen fabric (from an old potato sack) everything was glued on with a hot glue gun. Now I have coated everything with a covering layer of Chalky Finish 'Vintage' from Americana Decor. Now came the most difficult part of the work ?? 

 ...wait until it is properly dried ;-)

On the next day a layer of Antiquing Cream 'Titanium White', 
let it dry for a short time and wipe off with a damp sponge at some places on the surface.
 At the end I used Metallic Lustre 'Champagne Ice' for some shiny highlights.






Thanks for your visit!
Kerstin xx

Kommentare:

  1. Kerstin, your Easter egg is gorgeous, I love all of the beautiful little elements you created with the moulds. The eggs are so pretty and the fabric creates such a lovely tactile backing. A beautiful creation! Thanks so much for joining in with us this month at A Vintage Journey. Anne xx

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  2. Kerstin, your egg decor is so creative and a wonderful addition to your Easter decor! I love you molded pieces, perfectly composed with subtle hints of texture of the fiber and fabric. Like Anne already said--BEAUTIFUL! And so perfect for the Neutral Zone challenge at A Vintage Journey! Hugs! PS Can't wait to see those Easter eggs!

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  3. Thanks so much Anne and Sara, that makes me happy <3 <3 <3 !!! Hugs, K. xxx

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  4. Wow! What a wonderful project! All the elements you created are fantastic and I adore neutral tones you used! Fabulous! Thanks for joining us this week on Simon Says tamp Monday Challenge Blog! Barbara

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  5. Beautiful antiqued design with a lovely soft color palette! I love how you created a molded design with the painted overlay. Thanks for playing along in the Frilly and Funkie Re-Purpose, Re-Use, Re-Cycle challenge!

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  6. Back to say biggest congrats on your spotlight at SSS and also a big thank you for sharing this with us at Frilly and Funkie! I'm really delighted you played along!

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  7. Wow, wow, wow! This is just spectacular! I love the ancient finish you created on this gorgeous project. The old potato sack is such a perfect addition. Thanks for sharing with us at the Frilly and Funkie "Re-Use, Re-Purpose, Re-Cycle" Challenge!

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  8. WOW! That is gorgeous, you got me with the rooster, I collect roosters and chickens! Great job at highlighting the details. Thanks for joining in the challenge at Frilly and Funkie!

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I always appreciate all your comments. Thanks so much!