CSI (Color, Stories, Inspiration) Case File No.19

I am hooked on the challenges over at CSI (Color, Stories, Inspiration), even after completing just two of them.  They are a real challenge with colour, design and journaling requirements.

I chose this picture because it reminded me of how being close to my children makes me happy and balanced.  Although I am really glad that I have lost some weight since this photograph was taken.  It may only be four kilograms but it made a huge difference to my appearance.

This is CSI File #19:

‘The Evidence’ that I used:
Multiple small patterns
Border punch
Circle in the design – circular flowers, a patterned paper with circles on it, border punch with a circular design

‘The Testimony’ that I used:
I journaled about how my children are my calm happy place and that their safety is an important part of that.


Supplies used:
Patterned papers – Echo Park (Country Drive), October Afternoon (Sasparilla)
Cardstock – Bazzill (French Vanilla), Core’dinations Tim Holtz/Ranger (Tumbled Glass, Peeled Paint)
Flowers – Prima (large), Couture Creations (olive)
Lace – Kaiser
Rhinestone swirls – Kaiser
Lettering – American Crafts Thickers
Feathers – Unknown
Adhesive lace – Green Tara
Border punch – Martha Stewart
Mist – Glimmermist (Silver Bells)
Ink – Versacolor (Pinecone)
Pen – American Crafts Memory Marker (Denim)

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