Thursday, July 15, 2021

July Case Files - Mid-month Reveal | Deadline: August 4, 2021

It's mid-month reveal time, and have we got some gorgeous inspiration for our beautiful summery Case Files! 

For this second reveal, we'll be sharing inspiration for our second Case File and our stash-busting Cold Case. Remember, all of our Case Files are open through the 4th of the next month, so you still have time to work on all 3 Cases. The more you play, the more chances you have of being selected to win a prize from one of our generous sponsors.


This month, we have eight generous sponsors donating prizes! Click here to read more about our sponsors and the prizes they are donating. Winners will be selected randomly from all of our players, with a few exceptions where sponsors have asked us to choose from certain geographic regions.


Our challenges this month celebrate some of the delights of summer. We've got a Case File to celebrate the 4th of July, one dedicated to ice cream, and a third Case File inspired by summer fairs and carnivals. As always, you don't have to scrap these topics. Draw your own inspiration from The Scene on the Case File, or you can use the traditional clues, which can be found at the bottom of this blog post.

Image credit: The Sassy Oak

We want to share this awesome layout Melanie Hyatt, our Guest Detective from the Paper Issues Design Team, created for our first Case File:

Melanie used the awesome FREE Paper Issues Star Pinwheel cut file on this layout.

Image credit: Bodil Jane

The traditional CSI clues can be found on our Facebook page in the first entry under the album. Just click on the Case File images above. They are also posted at the bottom of this reveal.

To submit your layouts, click on the Case Files in our sidebar, which will bring you to the individual albums in our Facebook group.


And now, are you ready for some serious inspiration? Here's what our design team created with this month's second Case File. 

The CSI design team masterfully cracked the Case. We'll share how we solved the Case on Facebook.

Note: Debbi's layout was also created for the Free File Free-for-All challenge at Paper Issues, one of this month's sponsors. She used the beautiful FREE Sweet Summer Treats cut file.

And here's inspiration for our stash-busting Cold Case. Try to use your older supplies!

Note: Debbi's layout design was inspired a sketch challenge at Paper Issues, one of this month's sponsors.


Choose as many or as few as you are inspired to use! You don't have to use all of the categories of clues. use what inspires you, or challenge yourself to use as many clues as you can. Or just use the image to inspire you as you wish!

Testimony Link: July Prompts

Testimony Link: List Ideas

We trust we've provided enough clues for you to solve the Cases! You have until August 4, 2021, to solve this case. We can't wait to see what you'll create! Upload your creations in our Facebook Group (album links in sidebar).

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