Journal Pages

SaWo’s choice this week is Sandy’s fascination with art journalling… I haven’t journalled for quite some time, so this was the perfect prompt! I have spent the last 2 days in an altered cutlery frenzy, as the pieces I took to the Gallery have sold and I had a message waiting on Thursday evening when we got home, asking for more!! Lovely! However, the wire-wrapping and beading is the tricky part and demands concentration and focus, so a little light relief in the form of a journal page was exactly the therapy I needed:


All the stamps are from my collection of handcarved ones; the background is half a telephone book page and a piece of a gift bag. Coloured with Blue Jeans distress ink and Neocolours II crayons. I used a black roller pen and a Stabilo fineliner to write and outline with and a Gellyroll white pen for the highlights. The French Kitty is the Calendar/Planner DD gave me to “play” in!!

Fun all the way and very gratifying. Tomorrow I must:

Finish the other 4 pieces of cutlery and look for more!

Go to the local Car Boot (weather permitting, of course!)

Work in the afternoon/evening…

Now, I’m going to finish watching The Mummy Returns (for the 4th or 5th time!) Pure escapism… 😉

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  1. Beautiful and expressive journal page Rosie- wonderful stamping and layering of elements!

  2. audrey meijs

     /  August 16, 2009

    Love your page!

  3. Wow, that´s really a fantastic journal page, Rosie. Bravo !

  4. Sandy

     /  August 16, 2009

    Wow your page is brilliant. Absolutely stunning. Just perfect.

    Thanks Rosie for your page to SaWo.

  5. Beautiful page. So many things to see & great colour. I find blue so restful but also a positive colour too.

  6. Wonderful journaling, Rosie. I love the telephone book page, the blues and violets, and all your handcarved stamps amaze me. What do you carve them on? I’d really like to give it a try. Good luck treasure hunting today!

  7. Wonderful journal page Rosie and I am loving your stamps!! Have never done that but will have to play with it, just looks like too much fun! Your earthy colors are terrific.

  8. Great colors!

  9. beautiful page

  10. Your page is fantastic, you are quite a stamp carver aren’t you!!!
    Love every detail!

    I just knew your cutlery would be a big hit, how exciting!!!


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