donderdag 22 augustus 2013

FInally, the month of July, and I haven't even started August....

Hi my lovelies, how have you been? I must sound like Alice in Wonderland's rabbit; I'm late, I'm late!
So, here's my July page, and goodness me, August is more than halfway gone and I haven't even started on it yet! Anhyhow, this was another happy accident page, but more about that later.
I started out with my background using Lemon Zest, Fresh Lime and Dried Martini.
I used a brick wall stencil and Dried Martini in the background. When I was on holiday in France I bought a lovely clear stamp set for the 'huge' amount of € 2,50, and this lovely fairy was part of it together with lovely swirls. Boy that's a lot of  'lovelies' LOL!
To make the little squares for the days, I gessoed a piece of paper, and then sprayed Dylusions Campo teal, London blue and a little bit of Lemon Zest on. Then came my accident, because I bought a roll of kitchen paper in France and it had this embossed pattern on it. I've used that type of paper before for blotting the Dylusion ink, but the pattern always disappeared after drying. Not the case here!! The pattern remained and looked stunning! Have a look.....
Now I found some pictures in a magazine, that are really nostalgic here in the Netherlands. You used to get them free, with a certain brand of biscuits in the sixties. I fussy cut them and glued them on the page with mat gel medium.
I stamped the letters with an alphabet I've had for ages by Autumn Leaves called Freestyle Alphabet.
I really hope you like my page. Now let's see if I can find some challenges. Obviously I am too late to enter Kate's challenge with my July page.

11 opmerkingen:

  1. Heel erg mooi. Mooie kleuren combinatie.

  2. Hi Frea,
    I love your happy accident :) That is a fantastic creation; love your artsy! Thank you for playing along with us at Lady Anne's Stamp Challenge and we hope to see you again soon. Good Luck :)
    [Lady Anne's Challenges DT Member]
    [Qinaahana Arts And Crafts ~ My Personal Blog]

  3. Frea you layout is wonderful, lots of beautiful elements and effects!
    Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments for our Colourful Challenge - good luck! Hope you can join us next Tuesday for our next challenge, Susan x

  4. What a fab and funky art journal page Frea !! Your whole journal is fantastic, jusy been looking at the other pages !! Thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

    hugs Diane xx

  5. A fabulous art journal page - the colours are just stunning and great use of the fairy stamp! Thanks for joining us at Anything But a Card Challenge this month. Jennie

  6. Luv your colourful journal! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Crafty Sentiments. Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

  7. Thank you for sharing your beautiful page for The Cheerful Stamp Pad 'free choice' challenge, Hazel, Cheerful stamp pad DT. x

  8. This is a very intriguing page, love such things, but can't make them at all. I would like to thank you for entering my 'C... is for challenge' blog and I wish you good luck in the draw.
    Anna xxx

  9. Oh, I love the colors and patterns on this! Your fairy is quite lovely and this just might be the most beautiful calendar I've ever seen! Thanks so much for joining us at ABAC!

  10. Gorgeous July Page, you put so much work into your pages no wonder you are a little behind. Adore the fairy stamp. BJ