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Sunday 11 April 2021

Blog Along with Effy - Post Ten

 

If you have been reading some of my posts you will know that when I saw Effy's Blog Along I thought I would share some 'diary' posts, along with some of the journal pages I have been pleased with.  I am enjoying taking a trip down Memory Lane! Today's memories are good and bad... April 11th was the date my Dad left the Navy (or joined it - I can't quite remember). 40 years ago today my brother Andrew married his wife Kathryn, so today is their Ruby wedding. 43 years ago today I had a crash in my lovely little flame MG Midget, wrote it off and ended up in hospital for 3 months with a fractured pelvis...


So once again I am just going to share a journal page. 


Thanks to Angela's post the other day I found the 


which led me to 


I took the image and cut it out from her background, adding to her my background formed with paint, stencils and stamps. I added black Stabilo pencil around her and added water with gave a shadow effect.


I then stencilled the window so that she was behind the frame.
Finally I added the Tim Holtz sentiment.



Happy Crafting!

10 comments:

  1. I love that page! And three months in hospital? Wow! So glad you recovered!

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  2. Beautiful, and thanks for the links!

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  3. I love your journal cover! What a lot of memories for one day too. Three months in the hospital, wow! That was a long time. I'm glad for you that's over and you've healed.

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  4. Beautiful page. The frame reminds me of the little shrines built into walls in Italy.

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  5. I am betting that fractured pelvis hurt! Glad you recovered.
    How gorgeous is your Journal Page!
    xoxo

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  6. Thankyou for the inspiration. I seem to have a huge block about putting too much stuff on the page. This has inspired me to try for busier pages, and layers.

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  7. Love it, so gorgeous! Poor MG, and glad you recovered.

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  8. I love that page a lot. Love for the accident memory and celebrating a ruby wedding. That is amazing!

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  9. Wow pelvis fracture is NO joke, glad you recovered.
    This page is really beautiful.

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  10. Dear Susan
    The gelli printing is lovely. The page is beautiful.I am planning to make one. Hope it comes right.tc stay safe

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