We're here with two brand-new challenges for May! Gorgeous and bright, this month's Prima Product Pick encases fresh sights of springtime (and would be perfect for a Mother's Day tribute!) Everyone loves a splash of bright pink, but pair it with softer tones of butter yellow, peachy-pink, or a toned-down turquoise and you have a color combination that is absolutely gorgeous!
So which Prima products can you use? Besides the ones in the collage, picture flowers adorning your projects, with splashes of turquoise, sunshine yellow, and perfect peaches. Don't forget to pull out your resist tags and color away. Or add our super shiny beautiful foils (we just did a huge post on how to use those yesterday), a touch of curly wire thread to pull everything together, and a bit of Golden Chalkboard Paint! Once you try the chalkboard paint you are going to wonder how you ever lived without it. It provides the perfect finish, not too matte and not too glossy, to any surface. We think you're going to love our team's projects so let's get this show on the road! (Photo Creds: Vans, Door)
"I just fell in love with this month's Prima Product Pick the minute I saw it!! The colours are so fun, fresh, and bright, right up my alley. I created a canvas piece on a Prima Watercolor Panel. I just love the way all of the mixed-media products worked on this panel. I started out with the idea of a birdcage (bottom right-hand side) and then the project progressed from there and, of course, I had to layer loads of beautiful Prima flowers." ~ Stacey Young
Prima Products: #585662 12 x 12 Watercolor Panel, #584269 Watercolor Confections - Tropicals, #963323 Melange Art Pebbles, #961503 Texture Paste White Crackle, #961756 Mica Flakes Gold Leaf, #962579 Micro Beads Copper, Color Bloom - #580278 Boysenberry, #573904 Peony, #573775 Sunshine, #573942 Glistening Waves, #580315 Empress Gold, Flowers - #586621 Melange Box Flowers, #586744 Gold Kiss Box Flowers, #586812 Calacatta, #577391 Capistrano Blue Punch, #577469 London Tiara, #583347 Royal Menagerie Caroline, #583361 Royal Menagerie Mulberry Paper Leaves and Berries, #581718 Isabella Jemma, #581701 Isabella Dani, #581688 Isabella Nicia
Prima Products: 3D matte gel - 961398, gypsy cord - florica - 588106, Salvage district - Louis XIII - 847555, Salvage district - Loire Valley - 847562, bedtime story - lizzy - 582319, garden fable - perennial - 580780, stencil - stone wall 1 - 575939, bloom spray - peony - 573904, bloom spray - yellow mustard - 580261, bloom spray - summer sky - 573867, Calacatta flower - 586812 , Trim - 576981, vintage emporium - say it in crystals - 584795, art alchemy paint - vintage rose - 963200, art alchemy paint - gold rush - 963071, art alchemy paint - rushy red - 963156, art alchemy paint - pink blue - 963668, art alchemy paint - light patina - 963248
We've been trying really hard to provide sketches with more than one photo! Don't get us wrong...one photo pages are amazing, but this sketch will allow you to include at least one or two more pictures. If you love stripes you are going to really LOVE this page. Riikka included beautiful florals on the background (think Ink N' Layer stamps!), plus lovely stripes on the bottom half (washi tape, patterned paper, stencils, what else could you use to create those?) The sky is really the limit when it comes to interpreting the BAP sketch to fit your style and your photos! So show us what you've got! We'd love to include your work on our next BAP winner's post!
"It’s so fun to use the sketch that one has self-made! When I make the sketch I might have a completely different idea in my mind of the end result than when I actually scrapbook it. This time I wanted to merge the sweet patterns of the “Tales of You and Me” and “Vintage Emporium” collections with some grungy paintwork. Instead of using two photos I cut my photo in two presenting the two musicians in our family." ~ Riikka Kovasin
Prima Products: 990848 – Tales of You and Me Beauté Cachée, 847579 – Vintage Emporium Maestro, 584382 – Vintage Emporium 6x6 Collection Kit, 847432 – Royal Menagerie 6x6 Pad, 963262 – Art Basics, 961404 – Light Paste, 963231 – Metallique Rich Turquoise Acrylic Paint, 963132 – Metallique Wild Fuchsia Acrylic Paint, 584252 – Watercolor Confections The Classics, 980399 – Spark Stencil, 814656 – IOD Cling Stamps, 960995 – Notes Clear Stamp, 584542 – Geo Shapes Ombré Crush, 963385 – Mechanicals Mini Knobs, 569525 – School Memories Chip Board Pieces, 569792 – Alpha Canvas Large White, 576783 – Wax Cord- Forest, 962760 – Brush Set, 963880 – Silicone Brush 2”
Did we mention how versatile our challenges are? We try really hard to make them usable for any craft genre! Today Miranda Edney used the BAP sketch to create this tag set! She just knocked out one of the "photos" and used the rest of the sketch to help her place her embellies. Keep scrolling to see Miranda work her BAP magic!
Miranda even put a video together for you! Isn't our DT amazing? They love creating and sharing with all of you!
Prima Products: Tales of You and ME-990848, Gypsy Cord Florica-588106, Alphabet Cards-584283, IOD Molds-814786, IOD Molds-814823, Artisan Tape 1/2-990886, Vintage Emporium Flowers-586539, Tales of You and Me Flowers-586317, Glass Glitter Sterling-961626, Mica Flakes Mulberry-961725, 3D Matte Gel-961398, White Crackle Texture Paste-961503, White Gesso -961442, Color Bloom Chrome-582562, Color Bloom Cotton Candy-573737, Color Bloom Storm Cloud-573768
Why not join in the fun each month?!? Not only do we have two amazing winners featured, but we also choose a handful...or two...of other entries to show off! It's one of my FAVORITE days on the blog! No matter what your craft specialty is: layouts, cards, mixed-media, weaving, etc...our challenges are adaptable and we seriously LOVE to see you go outside the box when creating!