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Friday, 1 April 2016

April in Paris!!

There is a wonderful new theme at Art Journal Journey - 'For the Record' - inspired by a song, chosen by April's host Linda of HeArtfully Inspired 

I am showing my Calendar Journal pages as …I am off to Paris soon!!  I have been singing this song for ages so it just had to be on my calendar!
 I started by using my Inktense pencils and scribbling on the page and then blending in with a water brush
Can't seem to turn this!
The rest was some random music stamping and stencilling and a combination of stamped (using distress inks and then water brushed to colour) and punched flowers. The Eiffel Tower was die cut using some music paper and I used the waste to stencil through to give a shadow before adding the shape(hoping for some sun!)
I wrote the title using Inktense and my water brush again.

Here is my page from last month all filled in if you are wanting to see what I was up to!!

I am always singing or humming (not very tunefully!) so I am hoping to have more pages soon!

Thanks for looking, Chris 

19 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

Lovely calendar page, lucky you if you are off to Paris soon! Thanks for joining us with your calendar inspiration at Art Journal Journey, hugs, Valerie

Helen said...

such a pretty page, Chris! Enjoy Paris - what could be better than Paris in the springtime? Have a fabulous time. (very jealous!)

JoZart Quilts said...

What a lovely way to look forward to your Paris trip by doing your super pages and singing too. I hope you have a fantastic time!
Thanks so much for your comment on my blog.
Jo x

Linda Kunsman said...

an absolutely delightful page to begin April as well as your completed March calendar Chris! I had no idea YOU were the one going to meet Patty in Paris-wow- how I envy you guys...

wishing you an ooh la la time! Thanks for joining AJJ along with the link to my blog too. Have a great weekend!

Meggymay said...

I hope you have a great trip to Paris, look forward to seeing photos . Love the song you chose for your wonderful calendar page.
Yvonne xx

Brenda Brown said...

Both fabulous pages Chris, have a wonderful time in Paris, I loved it when I went.
Enjoy your weekend.
Hugs Brenda xxx

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

You write so tiny and so well. You sure fill your squares in with lots of information. You lead a much busier life than I, that's for sure. And of course, I love your April in Paris. I know it will be a fun trip and a great meet-up with Patty. Now THIS is what I call a fantastic calendar page.

johanna said...

i´m sure you will have a wonderful time in paris (it has been so Long since i was there, almost three decades... happy Weekend and happy travelling!







Annie said...

what a superb Calendar page Chris. Wonderful details and I absolutely love the Spring colours.
Have a wonderful tie in Paris

Hugs Annie x

Lucyna Marynowska said...

Fab page Chris! Lucky girl- Paris in April is sooo lovely! Hugs!

MiSchra said...

what a wonderful page! Wishing you a safe trip to Paris.
xx
MiSchra

My name is Erika. said...

Love your March calendar- those Crafty Individuals rabbits are great-the more I see them the more I like them. And love your musical themes calendar for April. Great for AJJ. You are a talented artist Chris. I love your doodles...how fun are they. Have a great rest of your weekend. Hugs-Erika

Art and Life by TS said...

What a wonderful page!

Sue said...

Such a pretty page and I like your take on the AJJ theme.

Little Artbee said...

There is really springtime on your lovely calendar pages. Well done.
Greetings
Sabine

Redanne said...

Oh Chris, I love the song, it was in my music box as a child so has special memories for me - and your page is beautiful too! Hugs, Anne xx

Sharon Fritchman said...

Have a safe and wonderful trip! I absolutely love your gorgeous calendar!

Sandy said...

I love this calendar spread - you are so neat and orderly. Beautifully done!
Sandy xx

Karla B said...

Adorable page Chris!