Wednesday, 27 February 2013

I love a red door!

My front door is Bright red and so this was the first thing that came to mind when I came to play with this  challenge, I mentioned it before Here. I am still playing in my own time lol this is what I was inspired to do with the title song of  'Paint it Black' by the Rolling Stones, this is a tune I really like. Hope you like it to Dxx

Monday, 25 February 2013


I got carried away journaling so I thought I would save this for a post today. Lots of book pages (P&P again love this book) Stuck to the pages, gessoed, stamped then I drew some cute (well I think they're cute :) birds and added legs on the page got my Neo2s out to colour things in a bit of doodling and that's that.

Here are some close ups...........

Saturday, 23 February 2013

Is family important?

This sentiment just came to me and I went with it, if you think of family History (family tree) this is really true. I think family is Really important. They make us who we are in some ways, What we teach our children now this is what we give to the future. So we best make it good lol It's alot of responsibility when you think about it.

I really liked the paint stamping of one word. I wanted in the back ground I do this alot but in this case it felt more important, both with the words and the clock because all make a difference to each element of family. Well this wasn't suppose to be a deep post but these journal pages really moved me and I felt my heart agree with the sentiment, so there you have it. Dxx

Friday, 22 February 2013

Can you stand it?

More Journal pages from me that is? lol I have been beavering away like a good un lol I have so many pages done and I have to say I am LOVING IT!  So with out further ado. I thought I would have a go at the theme over at Art Journal they do a monthly challenge just like me, (how cool) I was sad not to get round to the one last month 'Crowns' But I may have a play with this word soon. No, this month it's all about the word 'Peace' and what that inspires so here is my spread hope you like it Love. 

I used Pride & Prejudice book paper (have lots of copies of this book) as back ground paper, gessoed, painted & stamped, then drew some hearts & books on more P&P sheets and then got the neo2s out and coloured them in added water and that's about it really, oh a bit of doodling and hey presto, enjoy Love Dawn xx

Thursday, 21 February 2013

I said I wanted to journal more so .....

Here is my new journal and this is the first page ;) I used some scrap paper & ink splashes from some post cards I'm making for the back ground and then doodled. Dawn (not me) had a challenge last Nov. I have only just found it. It was a song every day and you had to use this as your inspiration. This song is 'Take it easy - The Eagles' Now the first thing that sprang to mind was this....

So I drew a bunny admittedly not as sexy as this one but I love my colourful bunny spread.

Don't forget to pop back for the journal challenge on the 1st of every month Dawn xx

Friday, 1 February 2013

Journal Journey's Ch 16

Hello all, so you made it through January, well done. It's such a long month isn't it. I hope your drying off from all the horrid weather we've had in the UK & abroad  I hope you are all safe and feeling warmer. I would like to say thankyou for everyone making a special effort joining us here at our monthly Journal Journey's challenge in January :) I also want to do more art journaling this year as well as the many other crafty hobbies I have. 

So what do I have planned for this month? Well, blog land really inspires me and that's what has got me thinking about this month's challenge. Every year I see many people in blog land (some of my friends included) chose a word for the year, I have noticed this trend a lot in blog land and I'ts something I have long thought about doing, and this year I have decided it was the right time for me. Here's what I would like you to do....

Choose A Word

Now I don't want you to necessarily choose a word for the year (although you can if you so choose to). However, you can also have a favourite word? However you decide to interpret this I would like one word to be the focus of your page. so there is lots of leigh-way here and I know you won't let me down. So go to it. Here is my word for the year I hope it gets you started :0)

I started off with scraps of paper, then added some distress inks and some water to blend the papers together, followed by some stamping. I went on a free site for fonts Da Font and printed the word joy out on some card and then put the DI on a matt and sprayed water top of the ink and dipped the card in the various colours until all the letters were covered in ink, I allowed them to dry and then stamped some more over the ink, I also stamped some dragon fly's on some pretty scrap paper and cut them out to add to the spread, all very simple techniques but I think they look really effective, so have fun and share your work  in the linky below and we can stop by and see what you have been up to :0) Dxx