Getting Cozy with a Good Book and Sabrina Poole

Crisp autumn nights call for a fire, a cup of something warm and a good book! Today, design team member Sabrina Poole is here to show us how she gets cozy in the evenings with a book in her lap, documented in a new pocket page with traditional page spread! Let’s take a look!

Hi this is Sabrina from the creative team! Today I want to share how I used vellum, stamps and the Cozy Acrylic to create a 6″ x 8′ spread all about late night reading.

Supplies | October 2019 Kit, Read Phrase Stickers, Cozy Acrylic, Autumn Puffy Stickers, Puffy Autumn Heart Stickers, Everyday Tabs Stamp, Read Stamp, Winifred Alphabet Stamp, Large Jane Alphabet Stamp – Outline

For the first time, I tried stamping on vellum and I think it turned out great! I used the Winifred Alphabet Stamp to add the words “bookworm” and “night owl.” I also used the outline Large Jane Alphabet Stamp, which helps the Cozy Acrylic, layered on the top, to stand out more. My last addition added some stamped icons: glasses, circles, star and books using the Read Stamp.

The purple hue in the October 2019 Kit helped me to choose this color scheme and I loved working with it since it is not a color I work with often! I also wanted to bring in dark blue, so I used various stamps to do this. I added the neutral “XO” journaling tag on the left page to add my journaling, but added color using stamps and labels.

The right side of the spread was created with a 6″ x 8″ page which I stamped using various sentiments from the Everyday Tabs Stamp. I love how the words and small elements add movement to overall page.

To finish off the spread, I added the Read Phrase Stickers, Puffy Autumn Heart Stickers and Autumn Puffy Stickers. I love finishing my nights with lots of reading and now I’ve documented that part of my life in my album. There’s nothing better than a good book and being cozy in bed! Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Show us how you are documenting you love of reading, your 2019 read list, or how you get cozy using our October 2019 Kit and add-ons by posting your project on Instagram using the hashtag #EllesStudio or in our Elle’s Studio Facebook Group!

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