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Sunday, 27 November 2016

Bits and pieces for AJJ


Where is November going and only a few more days to join the fun over at
where Susi's theme for this month has really made me stop and
 think what I am adding to my journal pages....
Collage with a twist...no faces, wings or leaves.




Scraps old an old map and embossed paper, went on top a a mop up page.
 I had a packet of stamped pieces and was able to find these ones that seem to go with a map, but  my pages take a life of their own and I have to make myself stop before adding more.
Additional shading was distressed ink.
These pieces were never meant to go together, but it seems to have worked out
 on a collage page.

Thank you for calling in to see me today, your visit is much appreciated.

18 comments:

  1. Wonderful journal page, love the contrasting colours and textures. Glad you have had fun this month, and thanks a lot for another wonderful entry for AJJ, hugs, Valerie

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  2. Very interesting collage, Yvonne, I had a nice little browse round all the "bits" which you have cleverly combined. Fun that your pages have their own ideas, I know what you mean.

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  3. That is a cool collage Yvonne. I love how you used the map as the base and then added to it. Those stamped images work really well with the background. Hope its been a really nice weekend for you. Hugs-Erika

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  4. Gorgeous collage, the maps and embossed papers work so well together! I love the distressed look you have created and the sentiments are perfect :-). Enjoy the rest of your weekend and wishing you a great start to the week! J :-)

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  5. A great page, I love how all your bit and pieces came together to make a super collage.
    Jean x

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  6. This page is just fabulous, Yvonne!
    I love your use of the old map and all the pieces and images you added.
    Mar xx

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  7. I love your scrappy layered collage - great - a bit of vintage feel as well and the quote is beautiful to it!
    Thank you for all your support this month again dear Yvonne!
    Happy new week ahead!
    oxo
    Susi

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  8. This month sure has flown by Yvonne. Your pages have been wonderful and this one is terrific with great ideas to avoid the no nos

    Love Chrissie xx

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  9. Love your page of bits n pieces.xx

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  10. Well that's another one that you've pulled off! I like that they all came from different parts & still work together:-)

    Sally xx

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  11. Holy cow. This is incredible. I love the alphabet and the various disparate pieces you pulled together so well. This is a genuine beauty. I never thought of art that way before now. What a great way to look at it.

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  12. Super page. Fab elements that just fall right into place. Great design.
    Hugs Flo x

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  13. Such a fabulous collaged creation Yvonne xx I know what you mean abut adding more as I find that hard too !!!

    Sending my best wishes
    Annie xx

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  14. Love the quotes on this page. Collage is wonderful for adding all those odd pieces, yours all look great together.

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  15. I absolutely love that quote and never looked at art in that fashion but I think it's so right. I kept an art journal over the past 3 months while away in England and it brought me so much joy reviewing after arriving back home in the states.

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  16. What a wonderful page Yvonne! I love the old map piece in the background and all of the travel style additions. The little ticket with the art sentiment on it is my favourite bit!! hugs :)

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  17. I love how you made this page! Truly wonderful! Hugs, Chrisx

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