Smile - CSI Case File #250

Hello everyone,

It's the 15th of the month, so it's time to reveal a brand new Case File over at CSI: Color, Stories, Inspiration ...

Lots of fun - check out the reveal over at the CSI blog for all the clues you need to solve this case. You can pick and choose which clues you follow or just pull your own ideas from the image to inspire you to dig into that stash and create a scrapbook page. 

Here's how I did it, using the kit I made up for this month's Counterfeit Kit Challenge ...

I used all the colours in the Scheme, or as near as I could get to them, as well as several items from the Evidence list - owl, flowers, string, a knot, architectural elements (on the tag). 

The image inspired me to scrap this picture of a happy day out with John's grandchildren, Bailey and Macy, and the barrels behind us are echoed by this circles wood veneer piece which I really wanted to use. I coloured it with various shades of Distress Ink and added some gorgeous Embossing Enamel in Aged Teal from Stampendous - it has all these cool lumpy bits and a mix of teal and metallic colours, looks amazing IRL.

This was a fun way to use lots of the paper pieces I'd put in my Counterfeit Kit, including the bronze tissue and the mesh which I've layered behind the photo. I resisted the temptation to pull out any extra supplies and used only stuff from my kit (which I called Bubble & Squeak because it was made from leftovers - if any of my overseas friends are reading this, is that just a British thing??)

Anyway, why not have a go at cracking this Case yourself? There are fab prizes to be won and you have until the end of March. Check out the CSI blog for lots of inspiring layouts by the rest of the CSI Detectives - they're amazing!! :o)

Thanks for stopping by today, see you again soon!

Love Annie xxx 


I love this layout and to me it looks like a quilt!! You nailed this one!!
LCSmithSAVED said…
FAB use of that large piece from you CKC kit! Love how you dressed it up, and it's perfect for that photo.
Tina Campbell said…
OMgosh such a cool layout :) Great way to solve that crime :)) Thanks for joining us over at CKC
Debbi Tehrani said…
Such a cool design! That circle background piece is reminiscent of the barrels, and the mix of patterns is perfectly rustic to go with your picture! Love it, Annie!
Debbi Tehrani said…
Oh, man! Just noticed the metal-rimmed heart tag! Perfect detail!