This is my beautiful little
When we were growing up, the deal was I bossed her around and she let me. (Sweet, I know.) These days, she’s much less of a pushover which, considering I’m every bit the control-freak I was back then, is probably a good thing. So, when I needed a model for some Kitschy Digitals projects a few weeks ago, I was a little bit surprised and a lot grateful that she was so willing to put up with me telling her what to do, how to stand and when to smile.
The cardigan (made using the silhouettes from this kit as an appliqué pattern) was one thing…
…but letting me paste temporary tattoos about her person in spots of my choice? Now that’s sisterly love for you.
The ‘to-do’ list was inspired by one I spotted in Paperchase a few weeks ago. Despite owning enough notepads to rewrite all seven Harry Potter books in half a dozen different languages, I’m constantly scrawling notes and reminders on my hands (in my defence, they’re much harder to lose than bits of paper). I also love lists, so the memo-slash-list-slash-hand-tattoo seemed like a thoroughly ingenious idea, albeit one that could use a bit of prettying up. I added a tiny re-coloured detail from the Olivia kit to my basic list design, but it would work with all sorts of icons – clip-art and dingbat fonts, as well as other Kitschy Digitals kits. If you want to try something similar, here you go with the basic template, ready to add whatever prettiness you like.
And because I know how smart you are, the answers to your very insightful questions are (one) I found the tattoo paper here, and (two) my sister is a leftie, hence her list being all ready to fill in on her right hand. If you’re not similarly sinistral, you’ll probably want to tattoo your left palm instead.