Saturday, July 27, 2013

CSI case file #82 - Soccer

Hi everyone!! I hope you are all doing well. The new CSI case file is a fun one, with gorgeous colours:
I just got a gelli plate and immediately had to try it out, the background pieces on this layout were my first attempts. Love how they turned out.
CSI case file #82 - Layers of ink
From the evidence items I used: stamps, rub-ons, hearts, stripes, bird and wet medium. From the testimony items, I used several photos with captions, and the layout is also about playing and having fun. The photos are of my son and his cousin running after a ball, the captions read: 'wait, I am coming, kick'. I love that first photo when he sets off, with a red tractor in his hand too.
The four squares were printed on my gelli plate, using Hansa Yellow Fluid Golden paint and Broken China Distress Paint. I pressed various stencils and stamps on the plate to get the patterns, without much plan. I almost didn't want to cover them up with photos! The squares were stitched to background paper and I stamped them with a Hero Arts lined stamp using Jet Black ink and with a splatter stamp using Grass Chalk ink. Finally, I applied molding paste through two different stencils.

 On this first square, I placed a circle stencil over the plate and then pressed a grid stamp on top, which is why you see the grid pattern inside the circles only. Pretty cool. The heart was stamped with Grass ink and the numbers are a Tim Holtz rub-on. I also die cut a picture wheel from patterned paper and tucked behind the photo.

This paper was printed with yellow paint first, using a circle stencil and then again with blue paint and a different circle stencil. I love using circles and here they fit well because of the topic of the layout.

The owl was stamped with Archival Jet Black ink. I liked how the circles look behind its eyes.

On this one, I first placed a circle stencil on top of the paint on the gelli plate and then pressed another stencil will lines on top. The labels were die cut with the Sizzix Charming This & That die.

Thank you so much for looking!! Have a great weekend!


Surfaces: Derwent smooth watercolour paper; Neenah Solar White Smooth cardstock; Basic Grey and MME 6 x 6 paper pads; Core'dinations Tim Holtz Color-Core cardstock
Dies: Sizzix: Note to Self, Charming This & That, Arrows, Banners, Chevrons & Clouds
Stamps: Hero Arts: Tiny Ink Spots S5637, Large Canvas Stripes S5433, Grid Pattern ST503, My Favorite AC030, Remember AC028, Newspaper Owl D5562, Basic Lowercase Letters; Graphic 45 Typewriter Letters
Ink: Ranger Archival Jet Black; Hero Arts: Grass Chalk Ink
Paint: Distress Paint: Broken China; Golden Fluid Acrylics: Hansa Yellow
Stencils: Hero Arts: Irregular Checkerboard Background; The Crafter's Workshop: Mini Circle Grid, Mini Circle Regiment, Mini Stars; Wendy Vecchi: Yikes...Stripes
Medium: Golden Artist Paint: Light Modeling Paste
Embellishments: Tim Holtz Idea-ology: Remnant Rubs Words, Numbers, Label Letters
Tools: Gelli Plate; Sizzix Big Shot


  1. beautiful lay-out! the colours and the pictures are great to see.

  2. I loved this layout when I saw in it the DT forum, and again when I saw it in the gallery and now again and every time I see it I discover something new. Just so many layers and textures. Just beautiful Anna-Karin.


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