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Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Post a memory for AJJ


There is still another few days  for the theme of 
'Post....postage',  to run at Art Journal Journey.
One of the things I enjoy about this blog  is that I can  be myself, no pressure, go with the flow and have fun.
So another page to share, the base was a piece of paper pre-printed with post small cards,
this I gave a light covering with watered down gesso.
My usual bit of random stamping using whatever was lying on the desk at the time.
I had to use my all time favourite image of the vintage wedding couple [Queens Dresser Drawers].
Stencils and a bit of texture came next [Tim Holtz and Andy Skinner].
The postage stamps I had were modern ones and an old rubber stamp, 
 but hey, this is just my way of relaxing enjoying being creative.
I know I have some old ones somewhere, but why get stressed.
Now I must face having a bit of a tidy up  in my craft room, the desk is covered with clutter,
there is only a tiny space left to work in and I need to unearth the tweezers .
Very handy to hold the pieces ,when heat embossing, save burning the fingers.

Thank you for stopping by to see what I have been making.
I always appreciate the comments you leave for me.

19 comments:

  1. What a fabulous page! I love the subtle colours......and the modern stamps! I know what you mean about having a tidy up. ...I couldn't start anything this morning....it really had got into a state! Had a productive afternoon though! !! Hugs, Chrisx

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  2. Gorgeous page today.I love your background and your layout. And I know about messy work spaces. Mine is a disaster right now but it is so hot and humid I can't find the energy to clean it up. But a messy space means you had a fun and happy time I hope, and it sounds that way in your post. Have a great one!

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  3. Lovely page Yvonne, love the subtle colour mix for the background and that's a lovely vintage wedding couple. I've been trying to keep the craft room tidy, but something went wrong this week, I think it was called lack of time!
    Avril xx

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  4. Truly wonderful page Yvonne and I must agree with what you said about freedom of this challenge blog

    Love Chrissie xx

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  5. Glad you had fun making your page, I know that feeling. Love all the details! Thanks so much for joining us again at AJJ, hugs, Valerie

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  6. wow,love your fantastic page,love the soft texture on it and all lovely details,love that.

    oxo jenny

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  7. A very romantic page Yvonne, loving the gorgeous textures here.xx
    {aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  8. Gorgeous. Every thing fits perfectly.
    Very inspiring Meggy.

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  9. A wonderful page Yvonne! I love this gorgeous layered background.. amazing!
    I am very happy to hear that you like AJJ and have fun there.
    I am looking forward to the next month....♥♥♥

    Thank you for another fab idea for the postage theme!
    oxo
    Susi

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  10. I like the added postage stamps, and the lovely couple image. Perfect vintage page.

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  11. This page is gorgeous, Yvonne! I love the romantic stamp and especially the fantastic combination of stenciled. The colour combo is super! Hugs, Mar

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  12. Beautiful Yvonne. Such wonderful layering with your stencils! Love the touches of crackle paste. hugs :)

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  13. Wonderful page Yvonne !! the colours are fabulous, and I love the couple stamp and the stenciled leaves.. Big hugs. Caty.

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  14. Liking this one a lot Yvonne! I'm being lazy today....

    Sally

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  15. Love love love this page - colours, layers, romance, nostalgia, texture - perfection!
    Alison xx

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  16. what a fabbie page, love all the wonderful layers
    hugs x

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  17. Gorgeous old style romance with an artful page that tells a story. I love all those layers you created.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  18. A fabulous page, I love the vintage style stamp and lovely swirly stencil you used.
    Jean x

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  19. No pressure and having fun makes for one lovely journal page! This page is such fun and full of wonderful layers! Love it!

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