And now, for the close-ups:
This electric kettle, sadly, is no more. It's plastic, and me+acrylic paint+plastic = disaster :(
I'd painted on the flowers, and let them dry, and when I tried to top-coat them, they started to disappear . . . .
So, the kettle is all washed and clean now, but the flowers remain: in these pictures:
I rather like the idea of a painted kettle, so I am going to try again. IF all fails, I'll take out my trusty sharpies, and doodle all over it!!! :)