#Thursday3 Traveler’s Notebook with Sabrina Poole

Traveler’s notebooks are a popular recent addition to the world of paper crafting, and our exclusive kit and add-ons work perfectly inside them! From our tags to stickers to wood veneers, you can find a wide variety of products in our shop to use TNs to tell your stories. Sabrina Poole is starting an exciting new project in her TN, and she’s sharing it with us today! Let’s take a look!

Hello everyone! This is Sabrina, and today I wanted to share a fun traveler’s notebook spread that I put together using the February Kit and extras. I absolutely love scrapping in traveler’s notebooks (sized at 4.25″ x 8.5″) and Elle’s Studio products work perfectly in this format!

This TN is going to record my weekly selfie documentation project called #thursday3, and I wanted to create the opening page to start things off! I took out my Large Jane Alphabet polka dot stamps and stamped “Thurs 3” and a hashtag. I then used the Large Jane Alphabet outline stamps and stamped over the polka dot letters to create some more dimension. The page needed some more color, so I used the light blue grid from the Noteworthy 12 x 12 Paper Collection to use as my background. I then fussy cut out stamped letters and numbers, and adhered to the background. I finished off the opening page with a February Kit teal banner die cut and a few other die cuts from the January 2019 Kit

Supplies | January 2019 KitFebruary 2019 KitBright Die Cut Labels, Puffy Icon Stickers, Purple Puffy Alphabet Stickers, Highlight Stamp, Large Jane Alphabet Stamp – Outline, Large Jane Alphabet Stamp – Polka Dot, Large Jane Number Stamp – Solid and Outline, Large Jane Number Stamp – Stripes and Polka Dots, Here and Now Stamp, Title Builder Stamp, Oh Happy Day Stamp, Noteworthy 12 x 12 Paper Collection

My next step was to get started on documenting my January selfies. For the start of each month, I knew I wanted to do a ‘fancy’ spread with lots of color, and the February 2019 Kit had tons of colors to work with! Since I was wearing a purple shirt in my January selfie, I pulled out the multi-colored journaling tag as my starting point. I then gathered up the Bright Die Cut Labels that coordinated with the colors in that card.

I worked on placing my tags and photo next. I had all 3″ x 4″ sized pieces, so I went with a stacked design. The multi-colored tag was placed below my selfie and the ‘currently’ tag balanced that on the left side. I wanted to create a cohesive element between the two pages so I cut apart the numbered purple 4″ x 6″ tag—which went perfectly with my theme—and spread the two pieces across the spread.

Next, I took out my stash of Elle’s Studio stamps and had the best time picking out all the different sayings that I would use. I used an older stamp, Highlight, to stamp ‘”Thurs” on the yellow label, plus I added in the February Kit “details” die cut and the word “today” with the Purple Puffy Alphabet Stickers. On the teal label I used the Here and Now Stamp to add “for the record”. I also used another label on the bottom of the multi-colored card to stamp “documenting”.  The last bit of stamping was done using the Oh Happy Day Stamp—”happiness found” on the multicolored tag, a heart and stars around the background of the page. So much stamping, and I had the best time!

I finished up the spread by adding Puffy Icon Stickers and a few die cuts from the February Kit to add more dimension and also help with the visual triangle. Overall, this spread was the best way to spend an afternoon, and I had so much fun playing with all the different elements from the February Kit and extras

I hope you enjoyed my project and see that Elle’s Studio kits can be used easily in your traveler’s notebooks! Have a great day! 

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