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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

CSI Case File #88: The more you READ.....

Since the beginning of the year I have made huge inroads in cutting into my scrapbooking stash.  I haven't bought much this year...thanks in large to the awful R/$ exchange rate.  It is just to darn expensive to buy any of the pretty new paper lines.  I have added the CSI  Case Files to my scrappy challenges.  They are fun and another (colourful) way of using my stash.

This is my take on CSI case file #88

Supplies used:  Ledger paper: Pink Paislee; patterned papers: Scenic Route (Sonoma); Flowers: Prima;  Trim and bling: Prima:  Butterfly/bird:  K&Co; Doily: Websters; Stickers alphas: Papertrunk, Sassafras Lass, Basic Grey, Pink Paislee; Star overlay and bird cage: Silhouette Studio.  Other: Texture paste; Rollergraph; Crafters Workshop.

Here is the CSI case file:

Some close ups:
I used a Crafters Workshop stencil and texture paste with a bit of orange acrylic paint for the clock.

I played with texture paste and neocolor 11 water soluble crayons on the corner.  The title is a Dr Seuss quote.

I cut a birdcage with the Silhouette and added a lace and bling border under my photo.

I cut the star background and then inked up my Rollagraph words roller stamp and rolled the script over the paper.  I then cut out stars from patterned paper to put behind the open stars.

Thank you for visiting.
xoxo

17 comments:

  1. Lynette this LO is just too cool - love the eclectic look of it!
    damn! I thought you will be my customer and you are "dieting" :-)))) lol - I am not buying papers anymore until I finish what I have but I don't apply the same rule to the embellishments - i defiantly don't have huge abundance of those. And by the way - I don't have papers (yet!) but there are a lot of pretty embellishments ;-))))

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    1. I love your shop Sveta. I will support you and I hope you are going to stock the cool 7Dots and 13@rts papers.

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  2. Stunning and creative take on the inspiration. How true is the sentiment and I love how did the sentiment.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  3. Hey Lynette, Another awe inspiring layout. You are amazing!!!!

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  4. Awesome!!!really like how stars are made!
     

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  5. This is gorgeous! I love love love love the colors, the stencil and loveeeeeeeeeee the stars!!!

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  6. I absolutely love what you did on your layout!

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  7. Totally gorgeous Lynette!! I love the mix of fonts and strips in your title and the stars look amazing!! You really did an awesome job with the CSI challenge!

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  8. Good on you for making a hole in your stash... can't say the same thing for me!!hehe!! This is a wonderful take on the colors and I love the photo and quote too!!

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  9. I like the stars. Very pretty and you are talented. Very creative thinking you bring forth in your scrap booking.

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  10. Such a cool layout and love the sentiment! Beautiful die-cut and love the stamping! Also such a peaceful and super photo of you! Love this page! ;-)

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  11. What a fabulous layout, I love (and agree) with the words so fully.... those star's and the way you have done them as so funky and cute..... really beautiful detail!

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  12. Awesome layout Lynette!! LOVE the title and the stars! Great pic too!

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  13. Fabulous page with so many amazing details!! Love the stars, your fab title, and the addition of bling on your photo!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    Garden of Grace

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  14. Wow this is amazing! Love the title work and those stars are terrific. CSI must love having you play along!

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  15. You are creating the most awesome details these days! I am just loving it!! The clock looks fabtastic and the title too is cool and unusual - WTH!!!

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