Friday, 19 May 2023

A single flower

Hi everyone, we are having a day in - fortunately it is raining so I'm not sorry! 

Yesterday I met friends for lunch - we have been friends since our children were babies. We used to meet every month but that has stretched to every six weeks as we have got older..and sometimes we don't all make it!

The meal here in our Dining Room was very nice and it was good to see people we hadn't seen for a while.

My journal page for Aimeslee's Flowers theme at Art Journal Journey is a single flower - a Crafty Individuals stamp designed by Sharron Bates. It is one of my favourite flower stamps and a definite 'go to' for a quick card

I stamped it onto a piece of card that I had been testing some Mica powders on - I trimmed it and stuck in to my page. I stamped the flower again and coloured it with water colours and fussy cut and stuck it on. 
I used some washi tape to make a frame and covered the join with some narrow gold washi

I went over the stamping with a gold pen and added a couple of words.

We have a busy weekend coming up too, I am meeting up for some Coffeeshop journaling with friends tomorrow and on Sunday hubby's brother and sister in law are opening their garden for charity. It's a beautiful garden and hopefully will raise lots of money.

Thanks for looking, Chris 



My name is Erika. said...

This is gorgeous Chris. I love the blue with that pop of gold. And your quote definitely describes this flower. Have a wonderful weekend. hugs-Erika

Mrs.B said...

A gorgeous page Chris, love how you've edged the flower in gold.
Have a great weekend.
Avril xx

Joan said...

That’s a beautiful page Chris, love the colour of the flower, it’s one on my favourite CI stamps too

Joan x

Caty said...

What a so gorgeous page Chris ! This flower is really Glorious and wonderful, love the way you have created it. Lovely colours and background.
I wish you a very nice weekend
Big hugs, Caty

Viv said...

One of my fave stamps Chris and it's beautiful on this lovely page! x

CJ Kennedy said...

Lovely page. The gold really makes the flower standout. Enjoy your weekend.

Aimeslee Winans said...

Chris I love everything on this page! You are amazing with using all the little bits you did. That is a glorious flower indeed! Happy you got to meet with your friends and great good luck for your brother's charity garden show. Hoping the sun wants to come out and see too! Thanks for linking this up to AJJ, XOX

Elkes Lebensglück said...

O what a wonderful picture of flowers in the middle of this beautiful background and on the book page.
Such a romantic cover!!!
Happy sunday, hug Elke

Crafting With Jack said...

Thank you for your visit Chris. So far I have tried the gelatos on paper, collages paper and over gesso. Unless you thoroughly cover it, it seems to activate with water even after drying. Love your single flower on your next post. Angela no #25

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I agree this is absolutely glorious. I love the gokld washi tape and the gold you added to the flower. This is a beautiful entry for Aimeslee's theme at AJJ.