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Friday, 9 October 2015

Paris, city of dreams for AJJ


This journal spread has been made for  the latest theme over at
Art Journal Journey  ----Architecture

The pages were coloured with  some paler distress stains. 
Next was to stick down a couple of pre printed images with Paris scenes just visible in the background.
Some stencils to add texture [Sheena and Tim Holtz]. I used a little silver gilding wax when dry 
to highlight these, it proved realy difficult to get a good photo. 
The stamps used for the windmill etc, were also Tim Holtz.

Thank you for  calling to see me today, I always appreciate the comments you leave for me.

23 comments:

  1. Another wonderful journal spread, you have done this lovely place justice with it. Have a great day, and thanks for joining us at Art Journal Journey again, hugs, Valerie

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  2. This is marvellous - I love the texture and colors and in general I love all about it and the fine shimmer you achieved with the gilding wax. So happy you linked to Art Journal Journey - such a beautiful contribution again!
    You can link it to OCC ( Journaling with Tim) as well I think!
    oxo
    Susi
    Have a beautiful weekend dear Yvonne!

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    1. sorry,it's A Vintage Journey where they have this theme...

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  3. A stunning journal spread Yvonne with wonderful colours and textures

    Love Chrissie xx

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  4. This is a stunning spread, Yvonne. Very impressive and lovely art. I love how you achieved the layers and the central images. You do layers SO well!

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  5. Fab page Yvonne, love the gilded stenciling.
    Val x

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  6. Great pages Yvonne, lots of lovely texture and images.
    Avril xx

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  7. This has such a wonderful atmosphere of light and pale colour. The tower looks terrific, it stands out.
    I like the little bunch of blue flowers in the middle too, very pretty.

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  8. Gorgeous page Yvonne! Love how you always make the stamps and stencils blend so beautifully!!

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  9. Wonderful page Yvonne !! Love love love it !! sublime!! love all, Congrats. I wish you a very nice weekend. Big hugs.

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  10. Gorgeous page Yvonne, the stenciling and textures are great. Nice background images too.
    Jean x

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  11. I would I could find the words a bit easier to say how much I love this....sometimes I feel my english stops at lovely....beautiful....pretty.....but I am sure you know what I want to say.....I really love this work...the nice shine at your page.....It's so good to be here at your blog and admire what you show us.
    Have a great weekend, xxx Plony

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  12. Absolutely gorgeous page! Love the great textutes and the delicate combination of colours. This is so beautiful, Yvonne!
    Hugs, Mar

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  13. Super spread, Yvonne. It's full of beauty and memories.
    Happy weekend ♥

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  14. Lots to see - beautifully created..
    have a great weekend.. Gill x

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  15. What a fantastic page, it looks so artistic, I just love it!!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  16. wowwwww,what a wonderful pages,love the texture on it,great work,loved so much.



    jeannette

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  17. This page really feels like Paris. How pretty it is!

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  18. This page really feels like Paris. How pretty it is!

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  19. It always seems so hard to photo the shiny stuff. Really like your spread for AJJ. Great patterns in the backgrounds. xox

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  20. With the fabulous texture and images this spread really does show what a city of Dreams Paris is! Chrisx

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  21. Love the Baroque gold and blue - the ornate flourishes are wonderful and the whole thing has a dream-like feel. Wonderful!
    Alison xx

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