Saturday, 29 December 2012

CSI Case No52...Christmas page

I don't often get the time to participate in the CSI Challenges, but they are always fun.  I really love their free downloads and find them quite inspirational.

My Evidence is twine and string as well as a base of Kraft paper and some tags.

My Testimony was journaling in my own handwriting and telling the story of the photo shoot.

Being a Tim Holtz product fan, I have used his Kraft Resist paper for the tag, his Santa stamp done in Jet black Archival ink and coloured with the white Picket Fence Distress Marker and filled in the background with Barn Door Distress Ink and some Walnut Stain.  I stamped the OXOX round the December part of the tissue tape and added the brads for extra texture and interest.  The gift and black writing strip are from the free images supplied as well as the viewfinder image below.

We never have family photos so this year we set up a tripod and put the camera on self timer and set about taking some shots.  It was taking 5 photos at a time and my hubby and I gave my son a kiss...this left him with lipstick from me on his cheek which I thought was so cute and laughed, he was trying not to laugh and that made me laugh more cos now he was pouting...our laughing made him cry as he was ever so offended by us laughing at him which made me so sorry.  The journaling is all about what happened and an official apology from me for making him cry.

Thanks for the visit.



  1. This one has so much heart as well as your "normal" technical artistry. I love it! Hope you have had a festive season as warm as the love emanating from this page, Bella. May 2013 be all you would wish it to be-- JR

  2. Your work is lovely and it shine with your creativity, I love how you have embossed the stars and inked them too. You have a beautiful family


  3. Great layout Bella and fabulous photos there. You all look pretty chilled!
    Happy New Year to you all.


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