Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Guess What.....I am a CSI Special Investigator.

Keeping this to myself  has been so, so hard.
Finally,  I can share with you my Happy and Exciting news.
I am honoured and thrilled to be a
 "Special Investigator"over at CSI for the month of October.
A Big Thank You to Debbi Tehrani for inviting me to join the amazing list of  CSI Special Investigators.
CSI is an incredibly well organized and run challenge. If you haven't had a look, do yourself a favour and check it out, I'm sure you will love it.
Today I will share my first layout as a Special Investigator.
This is the case that needs to be solved

and this is my layout.

The Scheme...all 5 colours used, .only a hint of the blue though, but if you look closely its there.
Evidence...pearls, book pages, hearts, ribbon, handmade flower (Thanks to the lovely Mary Bennetts for this               beautiful flower), lace, distressing, stack elements (Hearts), and Rhinestones.
Testimony...Tuck your journaling between layers so that some of it shows.

Lots of close ups 
If you have time and need some inspiration to get scrapping then have a look at the weekly challenges. 
It would be great to see you join in and have some fun.
I am actually pinching myself at the moment. 
Thanks to my Beautiful Mum.... she is the one who encouraged me to start scrapping
and honestly I cannot believe where I am at, at this moment.
(when I first started scrapping I was afraid to even tear a piece of paper).
Having my own blog and sharing my work was not something
 I ever thought I would have the courage to do.
I love my blog,  I love joining in challenges and sharing.
Thanks so much to my amazing group of friends for your encouragement,
support and help in getting that up and running.
I never ever thought I would have my layouts published in magazines,
(thanks again to my friends for all your encouragement and help)
 or be A Guest Designer, (Thanks Sandra), and from there join Design Teams.
I really appreciate all my beautiful online friends too
 who always pop in and leave me such wonderful comments.
I love reading each and every one and they brighten my day.
If you are reading this then you are one of them...Thank You. xx
I have some more VERY exciting thing I am busting to share.
Who would have thought...certainly not me.

Have a wonderful day.
Janice xx


bel said...

wow!!! congratulations
i bet it was hard to keep this a secret. you deserve it.
i love the case...your page is so soft and gentle its truely beautiful. cant wait to be inspired by you with your upcoming csi cases.
well done darl, i hope you have a great day too.

Sandra said...

Well done for keeping such an exciting secret, your layout is so beautifully soft and feminine, I love it.

Mum said...

Congratulations you deserve it all ,your layout is so nice, love the colors ,well done I'm sure you will inspire other scrapers ,very proud of you mum xx

Chantal Vandenberg said...

Congratulations!!!! That's awesome news! Well deserved! Your layout is devine!

Unknown said...

This is simply stunning!! You nailed the colours - I had a little trouble with mine haha!

Helen Wallace said...

Take a bow Janice!!! Your art is truly beautiful and it's wonderful to see it being recognised. This delicate page is so soft and sweet, especially love the stacked heartsand the sweet cluster....Can't wait to hear the next exciting installment of your progress in the scrappy world. P.S. it was your encouragement that gave me the nerve to get published, start a blog and apply for DT!!!!.....thank you :D

DebiJ said...

Your scrapping is divine Janice, I am always amazed at your work & many congrats to you for being a Ppecial Investigator at CSI Scrapbooking.

How lovely that your mum inspired you along on your creative I wish my mum could see how much I love our craft. Hugs xx

Lizzy Hill said...

Good on YOU!!!! Hoping your next exciting news is something I can IMAGINE it which case it's not too long to share...but this is awesomeness in itself.....wonderful CSI page...congrats on this gig:):):)

zenevak said...

Congratulations! What wonderful news! CSI is such a fabulous challenge site, and you certainly deserve your spot. This layout is gorgeous! Such a lovely composition and pretty page.

Sandrine Dawes said...

Woohoo!!! Congratulations!!! So so well deserved! WTG!!!! Stunning creation, love the soft colours!!!
Can't wait to hear what the other exciting news is!!! Happy Thursday!!!
Sandrine xx

Dolly B said...

Congrats Janice and what a beautiful, sweet, soft layout you have created. I am looking forward to seeing all your gorgeous layouts x

SueP said...

Congratulations Janice, that is great news!! and i love your layout, so pretty n soft!!

I have loved following your journey in this scrap world that we love, and your work is truely inspiring!! There are so many talented people around us and you are one of them!!xx

Dolly B said...

Love the soft , sweet page and congrats on the CSI gig, can't wait to hear your next exciting news you tease
Mary x

Val-Belle said...

Oh Janice I love this baby layout and I am going to have to scraplift this when my grandbabies arrive. :D It is beautiful and soft and delicate and I love the design. A beautiful layout.

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