28 January 2014

Mood board challenges (Part 1)

I've been doing a bunch of sketch challenges this month, but I also LOVE mood board challenges.

From the January mood board at Jot Magazine I used the elements of yellow gingham, red/white spots, blue denim hearts, photo filters and beach theme.  I tied them altogether using the January sketch at Purple Pumpkin.

This is the layout I created -

I love stitching and I made some little denim hearts for the embellishments:

Cosmo Cricket Material Girl - Calico patterned paper
Ruby Rock-it Vintage Beauty diecut journalling card
Bella! Denim alphabet stickers

To achieve the photo filter effect I applied a Photoshop action to my photograph.  I used Golden Afternoon - a free action from The CoffeeShop Blog.

02/02/14 edit to add:  
I was selected as the winner at Jot Magazine for my layout - I am so thrilled!  I'll be going shopping soon, thanks to the lovely sponsor Lulu Art.


  1. I love this layout. So clever using material looks really great. x

  2. Totally BRILL....looooove those little stitched hearts & the way you've tied the material to the end of the photo...how original is that!!!! Thanks so much for joining us at PP this month:):):)

  3. lovely work. Thanks for joining in my mood board. Stunning.

  4. Loving your stitched hearts!! They are awesome on your page! Thanks for joining in Purple Pumpkin's sketch challenge!

  5. Hello KarenB,
    thanks so much for your comment :-)
    I also love your wonderful layout. Its sooo sunny :-)
    And I love your stitched denim hearts :-) Gorgeous!
    Have a great weekend!!

  6. Hey Karen. Thanks so much for entering our January Mood Board challenge. We loved your entry and I am thrilled to let you know that you are our January challenge winner. Congrats! When you get a chance, you can email me at kim@kimarcher.com.au or message me via the Jot facebook page and I can send your details to Lulu Art so they can organise your prize. Thanks again for being part of the January Jot challenge. KIM Archer


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