January Design Team Inspiration: Volume Two

Welcome to a new week, Elle’s Studio friends—a week filled with creative opportunities and inspiration! Our fabulous design team has been creating amazing projects that we know will make you ready to use your new January 2022 kit and add-ons to create cards, pockets, layouts and more! Let’s take a look!

XOXO by Melissa Mann – supplies used | January 2022 Cut Files, Gray Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, White Parker Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Love You Stamp

Valentines Days Cards by Nathalie Leonelli – supplies used | January 2022 KitLove Notes Die Cuts, Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Love Chipboard StickersLove You Paper Stack, Love You Stamp

Team by Kat Benjamin – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, January 2022 Cut Files, January 2022 Labels, Love Notes Die Cuts, Light Pink Cardstock Label Stickers, Gray Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Large Heart Jane Number Stamp, Love You Stamp, Dated Stamp

2022 pocket page by Marsha Farris – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, Love Notes Die Cuts, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Large Heart Jane Number Stamp, Currently Stamp, Love You Stamp, Currently Metal DieLarge Jane Alphabet Metal Die

My Heart by Suzanna Lee – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, January 2022 Cut Files, January 2022 Labels, Bright Heart Journaling Tags, Love Notes Die Cuts, Gray Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, White Cardstock Basic Shape Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Currently Stamp, Love You Stamp, Currently Metal Die

Fire Tower Hike by Kim Chaffin – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, White Cardstock Basic Shape Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack

New Chapter notebook spread by Wei Wei Wang – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, January 2022 Labels, Bright Heart Journaling Tags, Love Notes Die CutsLight Pink Cardstock Label Stickers, Gray Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, White and Red Jane Tile Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp, Love You Stamp

I Heart You by Jennifer McMurtrey – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, Gray Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, White Cardstock Basic Shape Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Love You Stamp

If your January 2022 kit and add-ons are sitting on your desk, what are you waiting for? Use this gallery, or our reveal design team gallery to inspire you to create this week and share with us in our Facebook Group, or on Instagram using the hashtag #EllesStudio!

Jump-Start Your Valentine Cards with Sincere Sentiments and Meghann Andrew

Hello there, Elle’s Studio friends! It’s Meghann Andrew here, and I’m so happy to be on the blog with you today sharing an important reminder: there is only ONE MONTH to go until Valentine’s Day! Let’s get a jump-start today on our Valentine creating with our cardmaking line, Sincere Sentiments! I’m going to show you how you can create two beautiful and simple cards using our Wonderful You collection along with a few new add-ons from our January release!

Supplies | Love Notes Die Cuts, Sincere Sentiments Wonderful You Chipboard Banners, Tiny Shapes & Dots Puffy Stickers – Warm TonesTiny Shapes & Dots Puffy Stickers – Cool Tones, Love You Paper Stack, Sincere Sentiments Wonderful You Stamp, Sincere Sentiments Wonderful You Add-On Stamp, Sincere Sentiments Wonderful You Metal Die, Banners Metal Die, Layered Card Metal Die

Whether masculine or feminine, our Wonderful You collection is perfect for creating Valentines with a different look and feel every time! Let me show you this soft and pretty card that I created first:

I started off this card with my favorite striped pattern from the new Love You Paper Stack, choosing only the top 6 hues to create a warm background. Want to know how to take a pattern from bold and beautiful to soft and subtle? Add vellum to the top! I used the Layered Card Metal Die to added a vellum stitched-edge layer over the top of the stripe to help my next layer stand out. I didn’t adhere it just yet—keep reading to find out how I hid my adhesive.

The new Love Notes Die Cuts come with wonderful heart die cut journaling pieces, and instead of journaling, I decided to arrange several that matched the colors in the striped paper in a diagonal across my card. To add another subtle touch, and even more LOVE to this card, I stamped phrases from the Wonderful You Stamp on each heart in a coordinating color, giving the words a shadow effect. I then adhered the hearts to the vellum using regular adhesive and dimensional foam adhesive. To adhere my vellum panel to the patterned paper, I turned the panel over and placed adhesive liberally underneath of the heart die cuts.

To finish off the card, I paired the script “you,” stamped using the Wonderful You Stamp and cut with the coordinating Metal Die with the “are so loved” Wonderful You Chipboard Banner. That pop of black adds contrast against the soft colors and helps the sentiment to stand out. A few puffy heart stickers, (with adhesive sticky dots underneath of them to add more adhesive to the vellum panel), and tiny gems added just the right amount of sparkle to complete the card.

My next card took a more masculine approach, but still included a cascade of hearts! This time, I selected cooler hues, and began by layering patterns from the Love You Paper Stack with another vellum panel cut with the Layered Card Metal Die. Because of its simplicity, I used a lot of dimensional adhesive here—underneath the vellum panel and under my gray and teal hearts.

My sentiment “you” was double-stamped with the Wonderful You Stamp in navy and a pale teal, then die cut with the coordinating Wonderful You Metal Die. To add a “shelf” for this word to sit on, I stamped the dotted banner from the Wonderful You Add-On Stamp, and added “make life sweet” from the Wonderful You Stamp and cut it with the coordinating Banners Metal Die. To keep embellishment at a minimum, I simply added two navy dots from the Tiny Shapes & Dots Puffy Stickers to look like nailheads on the banner.

If you have the Wonderful You collection on hand, and your January 2022 kit and add-ons on the way, have fun and play with these products that pair so perfectly together to create beautiful Valentines for those you love this year!

Thanks so much for stopping by, and don’t forget to share what YOU create with us using the #EllesStudio hashtag on Instagram, or on the discussion board in our Facebook Group!

Find the Sincere Sentiments Wonderful You products in our shop today while supplies last to help you create the perfect sentiment for any occasion!

More and Less with Nathalie Leonelli

Hello friends! This is Nathalie and I am very excited to be back on the design team for another year! I have never really been big on New Year’s resolutions but I was recently inspired by an illustrator on Instagram to write a “More, Keep On and Less” list which I documented in a traveler’s notebook. I used the January 2022 kit and add-ons to create my photo-less spread.

Supplies | January 2022 KitLove Notes Die Cuts, Gray Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, Light Pink Cardstock Label Stickers, Light Teal Cardstock Label Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Warm Solids Paper Stack, Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp, Currently Stamp, Love You Stamp, Monthly Numbers Stamp, Currently Metal Die, Large Jane Alphabet Metal Die

Before working on my list, I made the title with the new Large Heart Jane Alphabet, stamped on a grey paper from the Warm Solids Paper Stack. I also introduced brightly-colored borders using a sheet from the Love You Paper Stack.

From the start, I knew I was going to type my list on the Light Pink Cardstock Label Stickers and since I wanted to visually differentiate the ‘More’ from the ‘Less’, I found the same stickers in Light Teal for the opposite page. 

I loved the positive inclusion of the “Keep on” list in my inspiration piece and typed mine on the “this year I plan to” tag from the January Kit.

To finish, I added a bit more stamping, in black for contrast, including the Currently Stamp (which is free to all of our monthly kit subscribers!) on top of a circle from the Love Notes Die Cuts. It fills a blank space at the bottom and helps balance the two pages.

I didn’t know I would love this as much as I do! It is easier to remind myself of all these good intentions with a positive spread like this. I hope you will give it a try!

Best wishes to all of you for 2022!

Learn more about a monthly kit subscription and click the ‘subscribe & save’ option to get YOUR free Currently Stamp today!

We Heart Large Jane! with Suzanna Lee

Happy New Year Elle’s Studio fans! It’s Suzanna here to share with you my first blog post of 2022! I hope this finds you in good health and spirits! I’m sharing a layout that features the Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp. Have you seen the latest addition to the Large Jane Alphas yet? If not, run and check it out after you finish this blog post, it’s an amazing addition to what I think is THE best alphabet stamp ever!

Supplies | January 2022 KitJanuary 2022 Labels, Love Notes Die Cuts, Light Pink Cardstock Label Stickers, Black Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp, Large Jane Alphabet Stamp – Solid, My Heart Metal Die

The title for this page was created using double-layer stamping with both the Solid and Large Heart Jane Alphabet stamps. First, stamp the appropriate letters using the solid stamp. Then, using a stamping platform such as the Misti, stamp the Large Heart Jane Alphabet on top. Having a stamping aid is key to getting more precision in aligning the letters for this double layered look. Not critical, but definitely very helpful!

In order to really integrate the title into the design of the page, I used inks that coordinated with the color palette of the page; teal, red, pink, lavender and the more orangey coral. Colors that feature in the Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers and the Love Notes Die Cuts.

To offset the dominance of content on the left hand side of the page, I put a small cluster of color-coordinated goodies on the bottom, right hand side of the page. 

Journaling is under the right hand photo. I used one of the January 2022 Labels to create the “flip” that attaches the photo over the 3 x 4 inch pocket card from the January 2022 Kit.

If you’re interested, I have a process video over on my personal YouTube channel which you can find HERE.

Do you HEART the Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp? I know I do! Thanks for stopping in today!

2022: New Year, New Memories with Diane Dziuban

Hi friends! I am so excited to be here and to share my first project with you (I still can’t believe this real)!! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are looking forward to 2022 as much as I am!

Every year, since 2011, I have completed a yearly album documenting all the big and small moments in our lives. Documenting the everyday, small moments, just brings me so much joy. I have gone from documenting weekly to more of a monthly approach as our lives have changed over the years. For my albums I always create a title page to start the album out, and I just knew that the January 2022 kit and add-ons would be perfect for this. The colors are just so bright and happy—a perfect way to start out my 2022 album!

Supplies | January 2022 Kit, Love Chipboard Stickers, White Puffy Alphabet Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Currently Stamp

I love how all the products coordinate and make it easy to put pages together! I had fun adding a little stitching to some of the tags, as well as creating a custom tag from one of the papers in the Love You Paper Stack. I thought the word phrases on the paper were perfect for my title page.

One of my favorite things that I have done the last few years is to add my goals for the upcoming year to my title page. It keeps them front-and-center so that they stay fresh on my mind during the year. I made a flip-up using the striped 4 x 6 inch tag (cut down to make it 3 x 4 inch) from the January 2022 Kit, cardstock and washi tape. The colors in that 4 x 6 inch tag were the inspiration for the page. Flip-ups are so easy to do, and it adds more space to get some documenting in.

I am so looking forward to filling my album with all the new memories we will make in the coming year, as our very first grandbaby is due in July! Happy crafting, friends!

January 2022 Design Team Inspiration: Volume One

Hello, Elle’s Studio friends, and welcome to our first Design Team Inspiration post of 2022! We are so excited to share amazing projects created by our brand new design team using the January 2022 kit and add-ons! Take a look at how our newest products can be used to create the most beautiful layouts, pocket pages and so much more!

This Year pocket page by LeeAnne Jones – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, January 2022 Printables, Love Notes Die Cuts, Light Pink Cardstock Label Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Tiny Shapes & Dots Puffy Stickers – Cool Tones

Silly Snaps by Kat Benjamin – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, January 2022 Labels, Bright Heart Journaling Tags, Gray Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, White Cardstock Basic Shape Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp, Love You Stamp

Kiss Me / Anything is Possible notebook spread by Aurélie Cormier – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, Love Notes Die Cuts, Gray Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, Navy Puffy Alphabet Stickers, Christmas Cardstock Label Stickers, Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Warm Solids Paper Stack, Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp, Large Heart Jane Number Stamp, Currently Stamp, Love You Stamp, Mini Dated Stamp, Large Jane Alphabet Metal Die, Large Jane Number Metal Die

Currently Stamp by Diane Dzubian – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, Red Cardstock Label Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Tiny Shapes & Dots Puffy Stickers – Warm Tones, Tiny Shapes & Dots Puffy Stickers – Cool Tones, Love You Paper Stack

New Year Memories pocket page by Michelle Flynn – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, Love Notes Die Cuts, Light Pink Cardstock Label Stickers, Gray Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Love You Stamp, Title Builder Stamp, Title Builder Vol. 3 Stamp, Title Builder Vol. 4 Stamp

Happy Little Moments by Sarah Kee – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, Love Notes Die Cuts, Light Pink Cardstock Label Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp, Love You Stamp, Black Cardstock Label Stickers, Gold Puffy Heart and Star Stickers, Lizzy Alphabet Stamp

For the Record by Junell Kruzel – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, January 2022 Printables, Love Notes Die Cuts, Gray Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Currently Stamp

Sleepovers by Kim Chaffin – supplies used | Light Pink Cardstock Label Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack

Love Mini Album by Melissa Mann – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, January 2022 Cut Files, Love Notes Die Cuts, Gray Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Love You Stamp

January pocket page by Aimee Mertell – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, Love Notes Die Cuts, White Cardstock Basic Shape Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Love You Stamp

I Heart You by Jennifer McMurtrey – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, January 2022 Printables, January 2022 Labels, Love Notes Die Cuts, Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Currently Stamp, Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp, Large Heart Jane Number Stamp, Monthly Numbers Stamp, Currently Metal Die, Large Jane Alphabet Metal Die

Love Love Love You traveler’s notebook spread by Marsha Farris – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, Bright Heart Journaling Tags, Love Notes Die Cuts, Light Pink Cardstock Label Stickers, Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp, Currently Stamp, Love You Stamp, Monthly Numbers Stamp, Large Jane Alphabet Stamp – Solid, Large Jane Alphabet Stamp – Outline, Large Jane Alphabet Metal Die

Cincy Love by Suzanna Lee – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, Light Pink Cardstock Label Stickers, Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Love You Stamp

You traveler’s notebook spread by Wei Wei Wang – supplies used | January 2022 Printables, Grid Journaling TagsSincere Sentiments Wonderful You Stamp, Sincere Sentiments Wonderful You Metal Die, Sincere Sentiments Wonderful You Acetate Stickers, White and Red Jane Tile Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, Autumn Puffy Heart Stickers, For The Record Stamp, Mini Dated Stamp, Nesting Tags Metal Die

January pocket page by Nathalie Leonelli – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, January 2022 Labels, Love Chipboard StickersThis Month Cardstock Stickers

Passport to My Heart by Meghann Andrew – supplies used | January 2022 Kit, January 2022 Cut Files, January 2022 Labels, Love Notes Die Cuts, Red Cardstock Label Stickers, Gray Jane Alphabet Cardstock Stickers, Heart and Star Chipboard Stickers, Love Chipboard Stickers, Puffy Asterisk Stickers, Autumn Heart and Star Acetate Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp, Love You Stamp, Large Jane Alphabet Stamp – Solid, Daily Tabs Stamp, Hazel Alphabet Stamp, Large Jane Alphabet Metal Die

What an amazing gallery, right!? Don’t miss out on any of these new products, filled with color and love! We cannot wait to see how YOU use them to create and document your most cherished memories! Be sure to follow us on Instagram and join our Facebook Group to find more inspiration throughout the month!



Our January kit + add-ons have arrived!

Our January reveal is here and we are excited to share all of the brand new and exclusive products that are now available in our shop today! Our January kit includes 3 – 4 x 6 inch tags, 18 – 3 x 4 inch tags, and 28 die cuts, that will work great on your scrapbooking layouts, pocket pages, traveler’s notebooks, cards, planners, and more! When designing our kits, we love to think of tags that can be used as prompts to help make it easier for you to get your story started and documented, and this kit is full of those and so much more!

Here’s the first look at all of the fun tags and die cuts included in this kit:

Our monthly kits are limited and once they sell out we will not be restocking! Look for a new kit on the 10th each month at 8:00 am Pacific! Our kits are available for single purchase or select our subscription option to subscribe and SAVE!

Here’s a peek of all the new and exclusive add-ons we have available this month! All of our coordinating add-ons can be purchased separately, so you have a chance to pick the products that work for your stash and what you’re documenting now, and if you need more than one, you can purchase multiples, too! The new items added to the shop for January are: stamps (Large Heart Jane Alphabet, Large Heart Jane Number, Love You, and Currently), Currently Metal Die, Love You paper stack, Love chipboard stickers, Love Notes die cuts, Heart and Star chipboard stickers, light pink cardstock labels, white cardstock basic shape stickers, gray jane alphabet cardstock stickers, bright heart journaling tags, and January labels.

Our digital files this month include coordinating printables, cut files, and print and cut labels that coordinate with our kit – once you download these files, you can use/print them over and over again!

Surprise! All of our monthly kit subscribers, new and current, will be receiving this special 3 x 4 inch stamp gift with their kit subscription! This free gift will be automatically added to your package when we process your order. This stamp set coordinates with our Currently Metal Die that is available for separate purchase.

Subscribers, you can start bundling now! Bundling is easy – just log into your account and use the “Bundle with my kit subscription” shipping option during checkout to receive FREE shipping on any extra items purchased from our shop that will ship with your kit. This option will only be available during our 24-hour bundling period.

Not a subscriber? Don’t wait any longer to sign up! Subscribe today to lock in our special kit price of $9.99 + shipping, and you’ll be able to bundle any additional products from our shop and have them ship for FREE with your kit subscription, during our 24-hour bundling period, starting on the 10th at 8:00 am Pacific!

When starting a new subscription: you’ll want to first check out with only the kit subscription in your cart. After you have subscribed to our kit, you will then be able to see your special discounts on select items in our SALE section during our 24-hour bundling period! You must be logged into your kit subscriber account to see your discounted items. Quick note: Our subscription is risk free and can be cancelled at any time by emailing us. Our monthly kit and add-ons are available without a subscription each month, too.

Here’s a look at the items on sale for our subscribers only this month:

Subscribers: Pick up these six items for FREE to 20% off during our 24 hour bundling period that is going on now and ends on Tuesday, January 11th at 8:00 am Pacific! Please make sure you are logged into your subscriber account, then click on the SALE section to see these items on sale! Once you are logged in, you’ll see your special discounted product listing that specifies Sub Discount.

You’re also invited to join us in our Facebook group for our next Facebook LIVE tonight! Meghann Andrew will be sharing an up-close look at the new January monthly kit and add-ons, and will be creating something fun using them! Click here to visit our group, then click on EVENTS and RSVP so you don’t miss it!

Looking for more inspiration? Our design team is ready to inspire you with brand new, fresh inspiration using the new products this month! You’ll be able to find their amazing inspiration in our product listings so you can see their projects while you shop! We will also be showcasing our team’s projects on the blog later today, and throughout the entire month!

Thank you so much for joining us today! We are so grateful to be a part of this amazing community and are excited to see how you use these new products! Make sure you share your projects with us in our Facebook group and make sure you use the #EllesStudio hashtag when posting on Instagram for a chance to be featured on our feed and win a gift certificate to our shop!

#EllesStudio Spottings on Instagram

Hey there, friends! It’s been a season of creating lately on Instagram, and with our Document December project in full swing, we found so many amazing projects when we searched our #EllesStudio hashtag! Take a look at six that caught our eye this month!

Speaking of Document December, it looks like Sarah (@shedocumentslife) got off to a great start with this beautiful page using bits and pieces of our Document December collection, including our Simple Joys Puffy Stickers! We can’t wait to see how your album evolves, Sarah! On the right, Susan (@littlethingsbigdays) created her fun page using our past Document December products along with our Currently Journaling Tags! We love how your album is coming together, Susan!

On the left, Alison (@createwithalison) created such a great pocket of lists using our Document December papers, including the Christmas Basics Paper Stack, and added coordinating Puffy Alphabet Stickers, too! We love this clean and bold page in Alison’s album! On the right, pockets in Miley’s (@miley.scraps) album were filled with our Document December Kit to record the highlights of the season. What a great page, Miley!

Layouts were filled with our products, too, and we love this sweet page on the left by Kim (@kimjenkinskrafts) that features our Title Builder The Merriest Puffy Stickers! That dark green monochromatic color scheme is just perfect with these stickers! On the right, we loved taking a look into Sarah’s (@sarahsscrappingspace) creative space, and loved her caption on this share: “No matter what collection you’re drawing from, I love that @ellesstudio colours all match and blend together.” We love making it easy for you to create, Sarah!

Just for sharing their projects, these six paper crafters will each win a $10 gift certificate to the shop! Thank you so much for posting your projects and using the #EllesStudio hashtag, ladies! Please email us at info@shopellesstudio.com to claim your prize!

Use our products on your next project and post to Instagram using the hashtag #EllesStudio for a chance to be featured here on our blog, and win a gift certificate to the shop! We can’t wait to see what you create this month!

January Design Team Sneak Peeks

We are just two days away from our January kit and add-ons reveal and we are so excited to be able to share these fun sneak peeks of amazing projects our team made using all the new products that will be available soon! Our January reveal will be full of exclusive products that we’ve designed and will have you ready to document your January stories and take you right into the month of February!

And, this month we also have a special surprise for all of our kit subscribers this month:

Not a subscriber? Reserve your spot now by pre-ordering our January kit and lock in our $9.99 kit price by starting a subscription today! You’ll want to choose our SUBSCRIBE & SAVE option to get signed up and start your subscription with our January kit. We will then hold your kit and you’ll be ready to bundle and save at our January 10th reveal! Details on how to bundle with your subscription order will be emailed to you once you have purchased this product.

Kit subscribers, don’t forget! Along with being able to bundle any products from our shop that will ship for FREE with your kit during our 24-hour bundling period, starting on the 10th at 8:00 am Pacific each month, our subscribers will also have access to special discounts on select items! Above is a preview of our January discounts and savings that will be available for our subscribers during our January bundling period! These discounted items can be found in our SALE section during our 24-hour bundling period, and you must be logged into your kit subscriber account to see them. If you haven’t subscribed to our kit, sign up now to take advantage of these special offers on January 10th! Quick note: Our kits and add-ons are available without a subscription each month, too.

We are so excited to share all of these new products with you and to see how you use them on your projects! Make sure you set your alarm and mark your calendar for this Monday, January 10th at 8:00 am Pacific! We hope to see you there!

A January 2022 Kit Preview with LeeAnne Jones

Hello, everyone! My name is LeeAnne, and this is my first post as an Elle’s Studio Design Team member. I’m so excited to work with the new releases and help inspire you to document! This month, I created a pocket page spread previewing the delightful January 2022 kit and add-ons, which release on Monday, January 10th!

Supplies | January 2022 Kit, January 2022 Printables, January 2022 Labels, Bright Heart Journaling Tags, Love Notes Die Cuts, Love Chipboard Stickers, Love You Paper Stack, Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp, Love You Stamp, Pocket, Frame, and Flip Up Metal Die, Tiny Shapes and Dots Puffy Stickers – Warm Tones, Tiny Shapes and Dots Puffy Stickers – Cool Tones, Black Puffy Alphabet Stickers

The heart-filled January 2022 Kit lent itself well to documenting last February in my pocket page album. In addition to classic Valentine’s Day colors like pink, purple, and red, the kit includes bright pops of yellow and teal. I thought it would be fun to lean into those and turn up the volume of the color palette. For example, the title tag uses the yellow dot pattern from the Love You Paper Stack paired with the Large Heart Jane Alphabet Stamp for a big, bright statement. I also selected teal and yellow journaling tags and sprinkled puffy heart stickers throughout. Overall, the effect is a rainbow.

This is only the second layout I’ve made that covers life during the pandemic. I spent most of my time since Spring 2020 documenting earlier, normal years as a sort of crafting therapy! But it is time to get caught up. My plan is to include a timeline of pandemic milestones each month, from world statistics to local laws to how it’s personally affected my family. I can see this being interesting to future me, but I also don’t want it to draw a lot of attention in the layout. My solution is to use the Pocket, Frame, and Flip Up Metal Die to create a flip-up behind one of the journaling tags. I embellished the tag with a yellow heart (traced from the Love Notes Die Cuts) using the Love You Paper Stack and the “Right Now” sentiment from the Love You Stamp. If I want to read the details of the pandemic in February 2021, it’s there, but I can also just as easily skip it.

I’m a big fan of using photo collages. It’s an easy way to include multiple photos from one event, especially if it’s an annual event that gets repetitive or something I plan to document more in-depth in another album. A 4 x 4 inch square of four photos is my favorite configuration. It allows me to mount it on a journaling tag (or in this case, the lavender sheet from the Love You Paper Stack) in a 4 x 6 inch pocket for extra color and room for journaling. Here, I layered January 2022 Kit die cuts, Love Notes Die Cuts, January 2022 printables, and some puffy hearts for a fun cascade.

That’s it for now. I hope you enjoyed this preview of all the heart-filled, colorful, fun items coming to the Elle’s Studio shop on January 10th. I look forward to seeing what everyone creates with the January 2022 Kit!

Subscribe today to be guaranteed our new January kit and lock in our $9.99 kit price! Along with being able to bundle any products from our shop that will ship for FREE with your kit during our 24-hour bundling period, starting on the 10th at 8:00 am Pacific each month, our subscribers will also have access to special discounts on select items! These discounted items shown above can be found in our SALE section during our 24-hour bundling period.

Choose our SUBSCRIBE & SAVE option to get signed up and start your subscription with our January kit. We will then hold your kit and you’ll be ready to bundle and save at our January 10th reveal! Details on how to bundle with your subscription order will be emailed to you once you have purchased this product.

We can’t wait to share these new products with you on January 10th at 8am Pacific Time!