Kelly Purkey Design Team Guest!

Hey gorgeous peeps. It's been a crazy last month around here. If you read this post, you know life has been hectic lately. Well it didn't slow down the way I had hoped because I had finals for school, I graduated with my bachelors degree, and then I had to say goodbye to my sick kitty which was heartbreaking. So it's my first time posting in a month, but I've got some pretty crafting projects to share with you today! Earlier this year I was a guest designer on the Kelly Purkey design team. I was so excited to work with Kelly's kits and make some gorgeousness with them! Here is what I made the month I was on her design team!

Handmade Stamped Card using Kelly Purkey Kits

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9x12 Project Life Page using Stamping and Kelly Purkey Kits

I filmed a process video so you can see how this project life page came together. I've been loving sharing my creative process with you guys on YouTube this year! Make sure you're following me there.

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Traveler's Notebook Spread using Stamping and Kelly Purkey Kits

This traveler's notebook spread turned out so gorgeous. I'm loving the color theme I stuck with using these kits. I was obsessed with the black, white, and pink with pops of green. This spread also has a process video too because I love you guys like that!

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I hope you've enjoyed this peak at my month guest creating for the Kelly Purkey design team. Happy crafting!

xoxo, Laura

December Daily 2017 Traveler's Notebook Part 1

Hey there! I've been sharing so much of my 2017 December Daily traveler's notebook on YouTube the last month. Today I going to show you the first part of my notebook in case you haven't been following the video series, and share the videos with you in case you want to watch those too! 

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YouTube Videos of my December Daily

There you have it! I hope you check out some of the videos linked above so you can see how my pages came together and some fun diys. This flip through shows my first December Daily traveler's notebook insert for the season, which covers days 1-12. I hope you're feeling inspired to do some memory keeping for yourself!

I would love to know if you do December Daily! Leave me a comment down below and let me know if you do this project. 

xoxo,
Laura

Beautiful Traveler's Notebook Keychains

My December Daily 2016 album was done in a traveler's notebook and my 2017 one little word album is being done in a traveler's notebook too. Ever since I started experimenting with them, I have obviously become obsessed with traveler's notebooks! The only downside? I wanted the outside of my TN's to be as beautiful as the pages I create inside. So I got crafty and started making these gorgeous Traveler's Notebook keychains that attach to the outside of Traveler's notebooks for some added personality and bling!

The best part? You can get them in my etsy shop! That's right, I'm sharing the gorgeous fun over there and you can pick up any of these beautiful hand crafted (by me) traveler's notebook keychains to add bling to your covers! :D

Beautiful Traveler's Notebook Keychains
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Have you ever seen anything so pretty on a Traveler's Notebook? I'm absolutely smitten with them and I hope you are too!

Leave a comment below and let me know what your favorite Traveler's Notebook keychain is from my shop! I would love your feedback on what styles and colors are your favorite.

xoxo,
Laura

2017 OLW Traveler's Notebook

This year is the first year I'm creating a memory keeping project separately for my One Little Word of the year. It's pretty darn exciting because I'm using a Pocket Page Traveler's Notebook, which is a new medium for me and I can't wait to see how the project progresses throughout the year.

My One Little Word this year is Intentional.

Here's a peak at my pages from January. You can also see the full video walk through on my YouTube channel here.

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For my OLW "Intentional" this year, I'm focusing on setting particular goals each month aimed towards some major goals- Living in a more minimal way, paying off debt, and pouring love and effort into my business. January's goals included purging my closet and craft room and selling tons of stuff- this goal I totally rocked and it helped me meet my bigger annual goal of minimizing my possessions and paying off debt. I also had some other goals- focusing on the spaces I want to create in our home, shopping ethically, etc.

You can see what each page documents and a full explanation of my 2017 One Little Word Pocket Page Traveler's Notebook in my YouTube Video. So far I'm loving the setup I have and that I'm documenting my OLW progress this year. Documenting it helps to keep me accountable, which I love! Have you tried a Pocket Page Traveler's Notebook yet? How are you documenting your OLW this year?

xoxo,
Laura