Wednesday, April 25, 2012

April Sketch

Hi Everyone,

It's Julie and it's my turn to post some fabulous LO's created by our creative CJS Design Team.  We were asked to create a Layout using the following sketch.

Personally, I'm a big fan of sketches.  It gives me a base as a jumping off point and then I can get creative from there. 

Our first creation is from Irit.  I love that her photo shows off her family's seder table.  And I love that instead of using the text, she used so many of the Passover line embellishments to tell her Passover story.  The embossed Star of Davids match the colors as well.

I love the simplicity of Aliza's LO.   Here's the description she sent me.   "It's a picture of my husband at my son's Bar Mitzvah, and I just love the way he can talk and joke with people from all backgrounds and walks of life. And the Hebrew quote is "Who is wise? He who learns from every person"  Beautiful quote.


Because I wanted to use a vertical picture, I turned the sketch on it's side.  I always forget to do this but it really can totally change the way the sketch looks and make it look completely different.  I took this picture at my daughter's class Shacharit service.  She's reading from her Siddur and, along with her classmates, ran a whole Saturday Shabbat service.  I heat embossed the Star Of David from a stamp by  They have some really nice Judaic stamps.

Hope these layouts gave you a little inspiration and understanding on how you can take a basic sketch and be completely creative with it.



  1. These are all such creative and different layouts!

  2. So happy I found this blog! I feel less alone now that I know I'm not the only scrappin' Jew!! :)