Saturday, 11 July 2015

Journal Page and Photographs

Hi All from a sunny and bright NE UK coast. Thank you for visiting today and for all the times you visit and bring a smile to my face.

I have made another page for Art Journal Journey and their Post and Postage theme for the month of July.

Nothing digital on this one for a change.

I had an A4 piece of paper with hand writing on it that I used for the background. The image in the centre is a Crafty Individuals stamp that I stamped on yellow card then coloured the poppies and bee with Sharpies. The stamps are for real and the bottom one I cut from a padded envelope so it stands out from the background as I couldn't get the bubbles off it. The hearts are die cuts and the letters from sheets I had printed out a long time ago. Not enough 'E's left so had to use an 'F' which doesn't look quite right. I used a stamp to fill in a few spaces.

We had a wonderful walk o on Thursday along a path we hadn't been along before. We didn't go all the way as it is the old railway track from Scarborough to Whitby and 22 miles long. We did do 12 miles over the day so plenty of walking for me in one day I reckon. Vic took lots of amazing photographs but I thought I would give you a taster with the start of the walk. If you ever want to try it you need to go through to the back of Sainsbury's car park and the path starts there.

 You go through the graffiti arches which are amazing if you like graffiti. I love it and so the start of this walk was pure magic for me.

 The walls all along are covered in wonderful 'art' and the sports court on the right also has walls covered as well. That's me in the distance drinking in the wonder of it all never guessing what was to come around the corner.

It was this scene! Lots more wonderful things along the way so will post some more pics another time.

Have a good day today. I am going for a long walk along the sea edge to get over Andy Murray loosing his semi final match yesterday. I know I should get a life but somethings are important and he should have won :(

Love Chrissie xx


  1. A fabulous postage page Chrissie ...love it .. wonderful images of this path ...must be gorgeous.. I am looking forward to see more and I am so sorry for you and Andy Murray!

    Have a great walk and a happy Saturday !
    Thank you for another fab entry to Art Journal Journey!

  2. Such a beautiful creation Chrissie ! Love the theme... Thanks for sharing your pics, they are great... Have a lovely week-end Sweetie ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  3. What a gorgeous walk you had, love the graffiti and those trees, it all looks FAB! Your journal page is wonderful, very well made! Thanks so much for joining us again at Art Journal Journey, Hugs, Valerie

  4. Love your page today Chrissie! That flower postcard is such a wonderful focal piece and the black and red background is just fabulous! That image of the lane with trees hanging over the little bridge has totally stolen my heart, I want live there!!!! hugs :)

  5. Too good is this journal page today Chrissie, love it and love the photos and gosh those trees are beautiful...love from a freezing [unusually freezing] australia....xx
    {aNNie My Personal Blog}

  6. Love your postal page Chrissie - a brilliant way to use the CI stamp! I love to see graffiti art, unfortunately around Manchester it seems to be peppered with bad language and ' tags'! The tree arch looks fantastic! Have a good weekend, Chrisx

  7. Wow where to start? Love your journal page and think its great you used 'real' stamps and postmarks. The graffiti isn't it amazing what talented artists can do with cans of spray paint! your final picture no words just love. XOXO Zoe

  8. Oh my goodness Chrissie! I LOVE those walls!! Gorgeous!!

  9. Haha...I was so excited about those walls, I forgot to mention your journal page! It is really beautiful! I love that you used postage stamps on it and the text stamp is awesome too.

  10. Love your journal page Chrissie, the main postcard looks fantastic with all the other details.
    Super photos, I would have stood for ages looking at the art work on the walls.
    Yvonne xx

  11. Beautiful journal page, great colour combo. Love your photos!

  12. Great post, Chrissie. The page is fabulous and photos are interesting. Thanks for sharing.
    Happy Sunday♥r

  13. Fabulous postal page Chrissy, Fabulous photos and the final one is stunning.
    Avril xx

  14. A wonderful page Chrissie and the graffiti is fabulous.
    xxx Hazel.

  15. Love your artwork Chrissie, and like a muppet I showed Neil the photographs of your walk. He's now decided that we need to do it my next Saturday off! I'll put my name down for a few miles, then hopefully there will be a bus lol. Hope you enjoyed the final yesterday, I must admit I was hoping Roger could win it one last time - maybe next year ... xx


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