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Friday, 1 January 2010

2010 365 calendar challenge

Well.....here goes! I have got my January pages already for the new challenge starting on the 1st January 2010.



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I didn't have a sketch pad handy so I have used A4 watercolour card & run them through the Bind-It-All. First, I swooshed (I love that word!!) Distress Inks on my paper in various blue tones & the mixed some acrylic white paint with water & splattered the card & me & the table, floor, wall, fruit bowl..... you get the picture! to give it a snowy feel.



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I've cut my squares 4cm x 4cm from various left over scrap paper. As the months warm up towards July I plan to make my pages warmer & then towards autumn orangey & back to cool shades again as the year draws to a close.



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January...already to go!



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~♥♥♥~

Wishing all my followers
lots of Good Luck,
Peace, Good health
&
Best Wishes
for 2010.

Love Gez.
xxx

31 comments:

  1. Your pages are wonderful Gez!
    I love the techniques you used for the background ( I too love the word Swooshed)I also like the way you have decorated the pages too.

    Happy New Year!!
    x

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  2. wow,those are great-i love your doodling :)

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  3. Wow what gorgeous pages - definately keep you inspired to keep to the chalenge. The colour change sounds brill!

    Hope that 2010 is kind to you and your family Gez - its been lovely getting to know you better during 2009 heres to another year xx

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  4. thats beautiful gez really beautiful, cant wait to see your other pages :) xxxx
    happy happy new year from us here too xxx

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  5. Hi Gez,
    A Guid New Year to you.
    I love this calander page. You never cease to amaze me with the variety of your work. It's fantastic. I look forward to your future "Wooshings".
    Hugs,
    Fiona x

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  6. Fabulous pages Gez, I can't wait to see more.

    Happy New Year to you xx

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  7. That's so pretty Gez, I just don't know how you find the time to make all this lovely stuff.

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  8. Love the January page, your colours and doodling. I've prepared mine, but still got to do the doodling etc. Happy New Year Ann x

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  9. Lovely Gez - keep up the good work and Happy New Year....x

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  10. WOW Gez...this is gorgeous!!! Can I fill it in for you hahahahaha!!!

    Am doing mine today, I guess I have till tonight to do that.

    Hoping that 2010 is so much kinder for you all XXX

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  11. Hi Gez, Just about to prep my January pages. Yours are fabulous!
    Lesley

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  12. Wow, love you pages. Beautiful colours. Happy New Year to you and your family. Have a great day. anesha :-)

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  13. Wonderful Gez I wasn't going to decorate my pages but after seeing yours I'm not so sure now. hahaha

    Love that image of the girl with the bottle she is really pretty.

    :)

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  14. Ooooh this is lovely :-) Fabulous colurs and doodling. Looking forward to seeing it all filled in. I have set up a flickr group for sharing the calendars for this challenge. If you're interested the details are on the sidebar on my blog, Kate x

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  15. I think this is a great idea...I love your cool wintery colours and your doodling is sooo cute! Cant wait to see the monthly page completed Jo x

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  16. Your pages are wonderful Gez and what a great idea to make your own book using the BIA. I also love your two little figures they are so cute. I have used the same colours and have the same idea to change colour according to the month and season.
    Happy New Year to you and your family.
    Hugs Pat x

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  17. Aloha Gez,
    Happy New Year to you and your beautiful family.
    WOW! Your pages are gorgeous, I love the colors and all the details. You did an awesome job as always. Thanks for sharing. I'm looking forward for more of your new creations this year.

    Hugs,
    Rleen

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  18. The start of your new journal is fab Gez!!! the colours are perfect for January xx Hope 2010 is a better year for you and your family thinking of you Love Chanelle xx

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  19. Happy New Year! Hope 2010 is a good one for you. Love your January pages for the art journalling - good luck keeping up the pace!

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  20. Oh Gez, I adore your calendar for January ... it's so pretty! I love the sound of what you have planned for the rest of the year too! I shall look forward to seeing what you do next! Happy new year dear friend, Carolyn xx

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  21. lovely calendar!!What a great idea to use the bind it all:-) I see you had fun with the white acrylic paint:-) Love what you came up with:-)
    Hugs
    Michele

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  22. This is beautiful Gez, i really like the idea of your colour scheme. It will be a lovely memento at the end of the year x

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  23. Love your January pages - so pretty and cool - in both senses of the word!

    Happy New Year to you x

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  24. Hi Gez that looks great, I bet you are itching to start journaling! Can't wait to see it in Feb! K x

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  25. Love this, looks really good,lovely colours, I'm still waaaaaaaaaay behind with everything!! Happy New Year!!
    (Lyn))

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  26. Your pages are fabulous...love the colours...it's nice to swoosh!!
    xoxo

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