Saturday, 15 July 2017

***CSI - Color Stories Inspiration Case File 234***

It's time for another Case File here at CSI, Color Stories Inspiration!

This one gave me a complete headache! All the colours I dislike the most when put together and I don't do orange!

Anyway after a few attempts at a 'start' for a layout, I gave up with my patterned papers and started instead with a sheet of white cardstock, inks and stamps and this then happened.....

This is the case file.....

All 5 colours were used from the Scheme.

My evidence used:

* Trees, flowers
* Dashed Lines
* Triangles
* Stamps

My Testimony Used:

* Presentation: Make your Journaling meander around your page.

On my 12x2 sheet of white cardstock I used a selection of stamps with distress inks and markers to create my background design.

I started with the flourish stamp from Indigo Blu to create the basic shape of the design. I used both Spiced Marmalade and Ripe Persimmon Distress markers together on the stamp, simply colouring over the stamp with both pens in different places until the whole stamp is covered and then stamp it. This obviously has to be done quite quickly so the ink doesn't dry before you get to stamp with it.

I then layered up other stamps over the top of the flourishes. The stitched circles was done with the Squeezed Lemonade. The leaves and arrows with Black Soot and the triangle background stamp with Scattered Straw.

The 'x' line stamp s from the 'Rosarian' stamp set and stamped in Broken China and the Wooden 'lines' stamp was stamped in Tumbled Glass.

I used the distress crayons with water to splash over the background. Just scribble the crayons on your brown craft sheet, spritz over the top with water and then mix together with a paint brush and then flick over the layout. I used two colours on my background, Fossilized Amber and Rusty Hinge.

My journaling winds around my layout in a clockwise direction following the stitched circle stamps. The sentences are joined by dotted lines. It tells about the photo of my two children which was taken not long after they had  recovered from Chicken Pox.

The Prima flowers I thought just finished the layout of. I finished the flowers with centres of Buttercup Liquid Pearls and added some more pearl drops around the design.

I then drew free hand some dotted swirly flourishes with a Weathered Wood Distress Marker.

Products used on this layout

Bazzil Cardstock: White
Authentique: Petite Type: Durable
Dovecraft: Glitter Alphabet: Dusky Blue

American Crafts: Dear Lizzy: Acrylic Stamps: 59163
Indigo Blu: Vintage Flourish
Kaisercraft: Clear Stamps: triangles
Prima Marketing: Clear Stamps: Rosarian #559472
Prima Marketing: Cling Stamps: Stitched Circles #570491
Prima Marketing: Wooden Stamps: Lines

Liquid Pearls: Buttercup
Tim Holtz: Distress Crayons: Fossilized Amber
Tim Holtz: Distress Crayons: Rusty Hinge
Tim Holtz: Distress Markers: Spiced Marmalade 
Tim Holtz: Distress Markers: Ripe Persimmon
Tim Holtz: Distress Marker: Weathered Wood
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink: Black Soot
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink: Squeezed Lemonade
Tim Holtz; Distress Ink: Scattered Straw
Tim Holtz; Distress Ink: Broken China
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink; Mustard Seed
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink: Tumbled Glass

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Ginny   :)