Wednesday, 15 February 2017

*** CSI - color, stories, inspiration Case File # 224 ***

Hey everyone!

Here we are again with the mid month challenge at CSI- color, stories, inspiration with case file #224.

Here is the case file

This was a fun challenge!

I used the 'Use an item in the Scene as inspiration' from the Testimony section and took the Cactus out of the picture for my layout. I collect Cacti. I used to have over 400 plants in my greenhouse and although I don't have that many anymore my greenhouse is still a glorious flush of colour in the spring/summer when they all bloom!

My Evidence used was:

* clouds/ rainbows
* cactus/ other plant
* triangles
* architecture
* enamel dots
* die cuts

My Testimony used was:

*  Use an item in the scene as inspiration
* A mix of lettering

All 5 colours I the Scheme were used

The torn paper on the background is from Prima Princess collection. I used the A4 paper pad.
The BFS chipboard is covered with white embossing powder. I used splattered paint, mist and the Metallic accents on my background with the texture paste through a brick stencil and stamped with Kaisercraft 'Triangles' in Black soot.

The Cacti images were fussy cut from  some pictures I printed off from from Pinterest.

Some of the cacti I popped up on foam pads to bring some of them 'forward' in the layout to create my cacti garden.

Products used on this layout were:

Bobunny Double Dot:  Shadow
Prima Marketing: Princess A4 Paper pad
Blue fern Studios: Lattice Gate
Stampendous: Embossing Powder: Detail White
DecoArt: Crafters Acrylic Paint: Bright Coral
Prima ColorBloom mist: Peony
Kaisercraft: clear stamp: Triangles
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink; Black Soot
Freckled Fawn: Wood Chip: Birds
Freckled Fawn: Wood Chips: Clouds
Prima Finnabair: crackle texture paste white
Stencil 'Brick'
Cacti images courtesy of from Pinterest
Prima Marketing: Alphabet stickers
American Crafts: Thickers alphas
Prima Marketing: Matallic Accent 'Astral'
Ranger: Enamel Accents white
Stix 2 Foam pads

To see what the other members of the design team created for this case file
and to add your entry pop over to the CSI blog

Here are our generous sponsors kindly sponsoring the prizes for this months Case Files.

Thanks for stopping by today

Ginny  :)

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