C.S.I. case file No 18 "As you Grow and Bloom"

C.S.I. case file No 18 "As you Grow and Bloom"


The scheme

Dark green - on the leaves
Light olive green - on the leaves
Light Gray - as photo background and grass.
Darker Orange - the flowers on the tree and the disstressing sun.
Light Orange - background of the sun and the disstressing on fabric flowers


tissue paper - for the twisted tree.
Webster's Pages Bloomers (or other similar product) - fabric flowers on the right corner.
Flowers - on the tree
Leaves - on the tree and on the right corner
twist something (as inspired by the stem) - the trunk of the tree is from twisted tissue paper.
bling (as inspired by her jewelry) - white pearls on the flowers on the corner.


Journal about the growth of something or someone - My journaling on the grass about my son's growth.
"Grow" your journaling by writing more than you generally do. - Generally I don't write much of a journaling.
Inspiration Words: growth, extreme, bloom - On the title.

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Comment by Zeffy on May 16, 2012 at 6:12am

Chryssa well done...congrats I love your tree,such a clever concept..and you know you should journal on your L.Os my kids are old now and they love to read the journaling,in fact as they pick up a L.O.that is the first thing they do....if fact they get happy when I do a L.O.about them!!


Comment by Chrysa Kalligianni on May 16, 2012 at 1:38am

OMG!!! Thank you!!!! It realy means a lot!

Comment by Eila Sandberg on May 16, 2012 at 1:05am

Toot toot! Your wonderful page has been placed on the Watch List - congrats!!

Comment by Jenny Evans on May 15, 2012 at 2:09pm

Awesome layout! So creative!! Love the tree!!

Comment by Anna-Karin - DT on May 15, 2012 at 11:43am

Wow, look at that tree, it is absolutely fantastic. Wonderful layout!

Comment by Michele Singh on May 12, 2012 at 9:56pm

What a creative idea to put the photos as leaves! Gorgeous page with sweet details.

Comment by Debbi Tehrani - DT on May 12, 2012 at 3:29pm
OMGosh, Chryssa! That tree is just amazing, and I love how you added the photos as leaves, and what a great idea to plant our story in the grass. So wonderful and creative!
Comment by Helena Virpi on May 12, 2012 at 5:13am

Lovely page. Love the leaves with the pictures.

Comment by Eila Sandberg on May 12, 2012 at 1:01am

That is a mighty wonderful tree Chrysa!! love the photo placement and the journalling on the grass!

Comment by Adrienne Ford on May 11, 2012 at 8:52am

So glad to see your grew your journaling! It turned out wonderful! Love the over sized leaves holding your sweet pictures of your son through the years. Wonderful work!

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