Saturday, January 26, 2013

the time has come

How exciting !!!!!
we have been preparing for this moment for weeks !!!
WELCOME
turned one this month,
 and we have had a month of fun and festivities
However 
what is a birthday without presents????

We are rounding out CSI's birthday celebration with a huge pile of presents! 
The talented and very generous CSI design team, aka the CSI Detectives, 
have prepared special blog posts for you this week,
all you have to do is leave a comment on participating design team members' blogs for a chance to receive a present from them!
my gift unwrapped 
  
REMEMBER
The more blogs you comment on, 
the more chances you'll have to receive a gift!

We also welcome the brand-new company Blue Fern Studios & thank them for joining us. 
 Our very own Detective Michele Singh is the designer of this company's beautiful chipboard,
 we are delighted BFS have joined us on the same month THEY were introduced to the world!

 Winners will be announced in our Full Disclosure (Announcements) Forum the following week.
 a newsletter will go out to members once this announcement is posted.

Here is a list of the blogs you will want to visit:




















CASE FILE & CO-ORDINATES

How I solved the case
REFRESHING
Charlie catching the rain of water from the hose

the background is a mixture of texture paste imprinted with crushed alfoil, gesso, paint spray, crackle medium 
  Grab your forensics kits,and get ready for some serious sleuthing 
CSI Case File No. 56 is now open !!!
  WOW !!!!
become a member of CSI & upload to share 
Thanks for calling by  
I truly appreciate your visits & kind words 
Remember please become a follower on my blog( if not already) & leave a comment
to go in the draw for the birthday present 
Happy Scrapping  & Happy Hopping
Enjoy the inspirational creations
Hugz Annette 

64 comments:

  1. Absolutely amazing lay-out with such an amazing banner on it too. I just love how you layered it!

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  2. what a fabulous photo, and am inlooove with your textured background going to have to check it out over at CSI to get a closer look xox

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  3. Annette, this is stunning! My jaw dropped when I saw it at CSI, but I am still amazed by all the details. That water effect above the picture is just breath-taking. Not to mention the banner at the bottom. SO many beautiful details!!! WONDERFUL!

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  4. Oh wow this is really a stuning page...love the background so much. Like blog hops cause are always inspirable...tks so much

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  5. I love love love the photo! That umbrella is so cute too.

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  6. Love all the layers of banners and your photo is awesome! Tx

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  7. Your take on the case is so pretty. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. wow i just love the colours u used in ur LO, and im obsessed with banners at the moment too! and that is a lovely photo!

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  9. Amazing background & stunning photo what a great captured moment, great colour combo

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  10. Love your picture and the adorable umbrella! Just started to follow your blog, loved your layout.

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  11. Beautiful layout! Love your journaling around the page.

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  12. Such a stunning layout! the background is beautiful!

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  13. Wow, sensational layout! I love the textured background & the layered banner...looks fantastic!

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  14. Annette, what a great lo. So many things to look at. that umbrella is adorable. But what I really like is the background of gesso, crackle paint, etc. it looks so good!!!

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  15. I'm already a follower of your blog and love your giveaway too.

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  16. A beautiful layout....love the background and gorgeous textures.....x

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  17. fabulous work, love your blog design too :) great blog hop :)

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  18. Annette I love your layout and the photo is awesome. Great blog and you have a new follower. I have learned so much from all of you here on CSI so thank you.

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  19. This photo is mesmerizing and your page really captured that feel. Love it to bits! See you around :)

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  20. great photo fantastic layout. Love the colours too Thanks for the opportunity wi a lovely prize

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  21. Love the layout. Thanks for the inspiration and for sharing.

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  22. Love teal so your layout hits the mark. will be following your every move from now on...so much to learn, so little time. Thanks for sharing.

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  23. perfection plus here, loving the texture and dimension .. big hugz x

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  24. Gorgeous layout! Love the color and your design!!

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  25. your LO is stunning- love the layered banners xxx

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  26. Wow - I love this! And the texture paste - so fantastic! TFS
    Helen -- Firenze Cards

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  27. Such a beautiful blog Annette and I've learned so much by reading about your creative process TFS

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  28. Annette, this LO is so gorgeous!....I love the texture and all the embellishment making a great composition!

    I just signed up as follower!

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  29. The perfect name for your pretty LO! I love the colour and the way you have fit all the great embellies in. So much texture and fun.
    I will be following your beautiful blog.
    Thanks for sharing! :)

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  30. I just love your layout. All those great details. Great job! TFS.

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  31. Thanks for sharing! What a wonderful layout you have created.

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  32. wow beautiful layout
    hugs Pia

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  33. wow oh wow oh wow! What an amazing layout! I am now following your blog and I've also bookmarked it so I can come back and browse. Beautiful creations!

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  34. wow - very pretty layout - love how things are clustered together

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  35. I love your background techniques. So interesting; and it adds a pop of wow to your lo.

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  36. woow

    love you work!!
    love your effects

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  37. Your layout is amazing! WOW! So soft and beautifuL!

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  38. j'aime beaucoup beaucoup votre réalisation ! belle texture et photo parfaite pour cette création
    corinne

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  39. Great colors. Love this layout.

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  40. Absolutely gorgeous! So many awesome details and techniques used! Thanks for the inspiration! :)

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  41. I love all of your layering on your layout and I am a new follower!

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  42. Hi ya Annette! just popping in to give you a cyber hug and wish you good luck with the hop! LOVE the artyness of your background work - yummo! xoxox

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  43. Thanks for the inspiration and the chance to win. Your LO is gorgeous!!

    Greetings from Germany, Iryna

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  44. Fab page Annette great techniques and love the alfoil...

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  45. LOOOVE the effect! The design, wow, wow, wow! One of the most amazing pages I've ever seen.
    xoxoxo

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  46. Totally awesome! Love the textured background and the stacked pennants.

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  47. I love your layout! The photo is so beautiful!

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  48. I love your layout! The photo is so beautiful!

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  49. Hahaha !Debbie Really Do a great Job making a plan For CSI Prizes!!LOL!! But It's great and a cool way to join a contest!!!Nice work very attracting and aplleasing

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  50. Totally fabulous!!! Love the photo and love all your layers!

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  51. Wow I love your textures here, it is brilliant. Plus what a marvellous page..what a wonderful blog you have too!

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  52. Beautiful page. Love all the texture on it.

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  53. Love the LO especially the layers for the banner truly inspriational.

    Sarah

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  54. Hi Annette your lo is very beautiful......and your present is so generous love it! Have a wonderful week hugz back at ya lol xox Amy

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  55. Well , I learn a lot on my first bloghop ever. Love the way your layouts look with the textures. Just like the style! And you made a special one this week, took the colours a fine way!I will check out your blog soon since now I am follower. Now I have to hop to the next.....bye bye from Switserland

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  56. Thinking we share a love of the same colors -- the colors of your prize goodies are yummy and total loving the aqua in your LO.

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  57. Just love that beautiful soft blue/green as your main colour, I looove buttons and banners!!

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  58. Didn't have time to comment your page on CSI before, but I find it amazing. I love the design and 3D !

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  59. Beautiful work Annette. Love it!!!! Awesome details. Now following your blog. Love the goodie prize. Thanks for the inspiration.
    Huggies
    Rachelle

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  60. wow, this is really gorgeous!!! loved that texture!

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  61. So wonderful I love the texture. Such a talent you have.

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