Friday, September 15, 2017

Case File No. 238 - Deadline: September 30, 2017

With September--and school--in full swing, we decided to celebrate reading with our mid-month Case File.

So, are you ready for the new challenge? Grab your forensics kits, CSI players, and get ready for some serious sleuthing as we open Case File No. 238.

CASE FILE

To celebrate reading, our Case File is inspired by this whimsical Scene by Italian illustrator Francesca Quatraro.  Don't worry if you don't have reading-related photos, as our Testimony clues have an assortment of ideas to inspire you.


Remember to scroll all the way down to the bottom of this reveal post for RGB codes, color descriptions, and more detailed explanations of the Evidence list and Testimony prompts.

For our Russian players, Detective Anastasia has translated our Case File into Russian:
Правила на русском языке вы можете прочитать здесь.

SPONSORS

We're so excited to have eight generous sponsors this month! Our sponsors are among the best in the crafting industry, offering unique and trendy products. CLICK HERE to read more about these generous sponsors and the prizes they're donating.



INSPIRATION

So...are you ready for some serious inspiration?

This is how the CSI Detectives have expertly cracked the case:

Patty's blog


Anastasia's blog

Carrie's blog

Ginger's blog

Debbi's blog

Lisa-Marie's blog

Nina's blog

Laura's blog

Tracee's blog

Jennifer's blog

Wendy's blog

Nicole's blog

Sylvia's Gallery




Taru's blog



Ginny's blog

Jacynthe's blog



Magali's blog

CASE FILE DETAILS

THE SCHEME - USE ALL 5 COLORS
  • 222.222.222 – pale gray
  • 112.170.194 – medium sky blue
  • 200.151.49 – burnt orange
  • 255.255.255 – white
  • 158.183.64 – kiwi green
EVIDENCE - CHOOSE AT LEAST 3 CLUES
  • Polka dots
  • Animal print
  • Text print/book pages
  • Animals
  • Flowers
  • Trees, leaves
  • Eye glasses
  • String, twine
  • Banner
  • Light bulb
  • Use colored pencils
  • Googly eyes
  • Book plates
  • Enamel dots
TESTIMONY - CHOOSE AT LEAST 1 CLUE
  • Topic: Document a favorite book or something about reading.
  • Prompt Idea: Choose a September Prompt.
  • Presentation: Tuck your story inside something but make it visible.
  • Writing Format: Start your journaling with “Once upon a time.”
  • Inspiration Words: lost, welcome, inside--use these as inspiration for your journaling, not just as a title.


We trust we've left enough clues for you to solve the case!

The deadline for completing this Case File is Saturday, September 30, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Be sure to link your layout using the link tool in the sidebar, and mention the Evidence and Testimony clues you used. Also, please title your link with your name and country.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Major Case File No. 237 - Deadline: September 30, 2017

Happy September! We're excited to be starting a new month. And with a new month beginning, we present our Major Case File, which features an awesome Composite Sketch created just for CSI by The Nifty Pixel. This challenge will stay open for the entire month. We've also got a brand-new line up of sponsors, which always makes playing even sweeter!

So, are you ready for the new challenge? Grab you forensics kits, CSI players, and get ready for some serious sleuthing as we open Major Case File No. 237.

CASE FILE

School is starting up for us, now that September is here, and with that in mind, we have a super-fun Case File inspired by a whimsical Scene found at Cavall Fort. Don't worry if you don't have school-related photos, as our Testimony clues have an assortment of ideas to inspire you.


Digital scrappers can find a template for this sketch here.

Remember to scroll all the way down to the bottom of this reveal post for RGB codes, color descriptions, and more detailed explanations of the Evidence and Testimony prompts.

For our Russian players, Detective Anastasia has translated our Case File into Russian:
Правила на русском языке вы можете прочитать здесь.

SPONSORS

We're so excited to have eight generous sponsors this month! Our sponsors are among the best in the crafting industry, offering unique and trendy products. CLICK HERE to read more about these generous sponsors and the prizes they're donating.


GUEST DESIGNERS
We're delighted to have Elena Smoktunova, from Scrapmatts, as a Guest Detective this month!
  
INSPIRATION

So...are you ready for some serious inspiration?

Our Guest Detective, Elena Smoktunova, from the Scrapmatts design team rocked the Case File:



This is how the CSI Detectives have expertly cracked the case:

Wendy's blog

Sylvia's gallery

Nicole's blog

Ginger's blog

Ginny's blog

Jacynthe's blog

Lisa-Marie's blog

Nina's blog

Laura's blog

Sandra's blog

Tracee's blog

Debbi's blog

Vivian's blog

Jennifer's blog

Patty's blog


CASE FILE DETAILS

THE SCHEME - USE ALL 5 COLORS
  • 89.172.170 – medium teal
  • 255.255.255 – white
  • 215.210.106 – lime green
  • 248.225.171 – banana yellow
  • 226.79.63 – red with a hint of orange
EVIDENCE - CHOOSE AT LEAST 3 CLUES
  • Grid pattern
  • stripes
  • Book pages
  • Speech bubbles
  • Triangles
  • Eye glasses
  • Labels
  • Animals
  • Cactus
  • Airplanes (paper airplanes or otherwise)
  • People images 
  • Washi tape
  • School themed stuff
  • Scissors
  • frame
TESTIMONY - CHOOSE AT LEAST 1 CLUE
  • Topic: School or something you’ve learned.
  • Prompt Idea: Choose a prompt from Can Teach.
  • Presentation: Write your story in a little book.
  • Writing Format: Write your story as steps in a lesson.
  • Inspiration Words: lesson, group, differences--use these as inspiration for your journaling, not just as a title.
COMPOSITE SKETCH - Feel free to rotate, substitute elements, etc., but use as inspiration for your page.




We trust we've left enough clues for you to solve the case!

The deadline for completing this Case File is Saturday, September 30, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Be sure to link your layout using the link tool in the sidebar, and mention the Evidence and Testimony clues you used. Also, please title your link with your name and country.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Case File No. 236 - Deadline: August 31, 2017

Here we are in the middle of August! How did that happen so quickly?

We're loving all the lovely purple-touched layouts we're seeing for Major Case File No. 235. Don't forget that that Case File stays open for the entire month, so if you haven't yet had a chance to play with that challenge, you still have plenty of time.

So, are you ready for the new challenge? Grab you forensics kits, CSI players, and get ready for some serious sleuthing as we open Case File No. 236.

CASE FILE

Did you know that August is also known as "Arrr-gust"--International Pirate's Month? With that in mind, we've got a whimsical Scene by illustrator Cristian Turdera.


Remember to scroll all the way down to the bottom of this reveal post for RGB codes, color descriptions, and more detailed explanations of the Evidence and Testimony prompts.

For our Russian players, Detective Anastasia has translated our Case File into Russian:


Правила на русском языке вы можете прочитать здесь.

SPONSORS

We're so excited to have eight generous sponsors this month! Our sponsors are among the best in the crafting industry, offering unique and trendy products. CLICK HERE to read more about these generous sponsors and the prizes they're donating.


  
GUEST DESIGNERS
We're delighted to have Val Thorpe, from the FabScraps design team, serving as a Guest Detective this month!

INSPIRATION

So...are you ready for some serious inspiration?

Val Thorpe, Guest Detective from Fab Scraps, rocked the Case File:

Val's blog


This is how the CSI Detectives have expertly cracked the case:

Sylvia's Gallery

Nicole's blog

Anastasia's blog

Taru's blog

Ginger's blog

Ginny's blog

Lisa-Marie's blog

Magali's blog

Nina's blog

Sandra's blog

Laura's blog

Vivian's blog

Debbi's blog

Tracee's blog

Patty's blog

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Wendy's blog

CASE FILE DETAILS

THE SCHEME - USE ALL 5 COLORS
  • 116.180.164 – light teal green
  • 26.17.20 - black
  • 255.255.255 - white
  • 219.210.203 – light warm gray
  • 169.40.21 - crimson
EVIDENCE - CHOOSE AT LEAST 3 CLUES
  • stripes
  • polka dots
  • wood
  • flags, banner
  • wet mediums
  • nautical elements
  • clouds
  • sun
  • fish, birds, or other animals
  • trees
  • scallops
  • wave shape
  • twine, jute, string
  • triangles
  • skulls/skull & crossbone
  • buttons
  • gold 
  • ombre

TESTIMONY - CHOOSE AT LEAST 1 CLUE
  • Topic: Document an adventure
  • Prompt Idea: Find inspiration at Sunday Stealing.
  • Presentation: Hang your journaling from string, like the sails.
  • Writing Format: 6-word memoir (inspired by the six sails.
  • Inspiration Words: treasure, danger, anchor--use these as inspiration for your journaling, not just as a title.


We trust we've left enough clues for you to solve the case!

The deadline for completing this Case File is Thursday, August 31, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Be sure to link your layout using the link tool in the sidebar, and mention the Evidence and Testimony clues you used. Also, please title your link with your name and country.