Happy Friday and Happy September! We love the beginning of a new month--so many new things--new sponsors, new guest designers, and a new theme tying together our Case Files. This week we present our Major Case File, which stays open for investigation for the whole month and features our Composite Sketch, created just for us by The Nifty Pixel!
The designers of our five favorite layouts submitted for this challenge will be invited as Special Investigators (guest designers) in November, as well as being placed in the running for our sponsor prizes.
We're so excited to have five main sponsors this month! They are presented alphabetically.
Carolina Ghelfi Scrapbooking (CGS) is a manufacturer of scrapbooking supplies from Argentina, providing also online classes (in Spanish).
All products are designed specially having the Spanish speakers and latin culture in mind, and always manufactured in the best possible acid-free and lignin-free materials.
At CGS you can find different collections of designer papers in 12”x 12”, 6”x 6” paper pads, and a wide range of accessories, stencils, stamps, stickers (paper, wood, and leather stickers), as well as the popular “Brumas Brillantes” (very shiny glimmer mists), colored gessos, glitter pastes and more.
Di's Scrapbooks is a small Australian shop at The Entrance. We have a wide variety of products perfect for scrapbooking a card making. We stock a great range of 2Crafty products a have a hugeselection of dies.
Di's Scrapbooks is donating a $50 package of mixed products.
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Our third main sponsor is our beloved permanent sponsor, Flying Unicorn.
Flying Unicorn...it’s about One of a Kind. ...it’s about One of a Kind. They offer an incredible selection of products for all paper crafting artists. Their Kit of the Month is filled with the latest and greatest and includes an off-the-page project to keep your creative muse flowing! Be sure to check out the Flying Unicorn forums, a hot and happening place which includes monthly challenges, tips, techniques and friendships that last! They also have a blog and a Facebook page where you can find loads of inspiration!
Flying Unicorn is donating their beautiful September kit:
Scrap FX is a leading wholesale laser cutting business that designs and manufactures chipboard words and shapes, stencils and now stamps, for the scrapbooking and craft industries.
In October Scrap FX will be celebrating 10 years of creating unique designs and products for crafters in Australia and around the world. Known for their fine, intricate and creative designs, Scrap FX continues to release even more new products every month.
They have a HUGE range of designs, and lots of inspiration on the Scrap FX Blog and Gallery: www.scrapfx.com.au.
ScrapFX is donating a prize pack of their beautiful chipboard, worth approximately $100.
Uchi's Design specializes in producing Photopolymer Clear Stamps that are in Spanish and English. Great for all kinds of arts and crafts projects!
Uchi’s Design Premium Stamps are made in the U.S.A. Our stamps offer superior tack along with consistent and crisp ink coverage that ensures high quality and excellent ink transfer.
Create beautiful projects and have Fun with these unique Stamps!
Uchi's Design is donating a prize for each of our three September Case Files: two stamp sets of the winner's choice, plus four peel off stickers.
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Finally, we are pleased to our permanent sponsor who will be offering a wonderful prize of embellishments to this month's Star Witnesses.
Scrapbook Fantasies is a Scrapbooking, Papercrafts and Mixed Media business opened in November 2002 in Gladstone, Queensland. The well stocked store receives new stock daily, and supports a boutique style online store here. The owner Alicia runs Weekly Challenges and many other competitions giving away over $250 dollars in store vouchers every month. The Gallery hosts thousands of customer creations, and is available for viewing without login. Parcels are posted within Australia at a flat $6.50 or the actual postage rate (whichever is the lesser), or FREE for orders over $100. International parcels are posted at the actual postage rate.
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We're calling September a Mix-it-Up Month. September is National Wildlife Day. With this in mind, we've got a whimsical Scene by British Illustrator Dawn Machell to inspire our Case File.
So, are you ready for this week's challenge? Get ready for some serious sleuthing as we open Case File No. 175.
My layout for that....
The Colors Scheme: halfway between a Turquoise & Mint Green, Bright Yellow, White,
Light Ballerina Pink, Medium Cool Gray.
The Evidence: Polka Dots, Hearts, Doodling, Flowers and Leaves.
The Testimony: I handwrote my journaling in a mix of print and cursive.
It said : "You make me laugh even when I don't want to smile"