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Hello! Like I mentioned in my last post this month, my projects are themed around books. Today I will be sharing a travelers notebook spread that took a little creative thinking and a lot of Ink Road Stamps! Let’s just say I used 15 Ink Road Stamp sets were used on this TN spread. Is that a record?

First, I started with a piece of Bristol Smooth Cardstock at 8.25″ h x 8.5″ w, drawing a line down the center so I know where to trim this apart when the layout is complete.

Then with a ruler, I randomly drew lines at different heights and widths apart. These are my books.

Using Ink Road Stamps, I created the spines of the books. This was a fun process trying to find sentiments and images that would make interesting book titles. This is the portion of the layout where I used 13 Stamp sets.

Now it was time to add color. This part took me awhile, because I didn’t want to screw up. I settled on using Altenew’s watercolor pan set, since the colors already coordinated and I didn’t have to think too much about mixing colors from the palette to create a color scheme.

Next, I stamped out the title of the layout “Book” from the Daisy Alpha. I heat embossed these with clear embossing powder and painted them in with the Altenew watercolors to coordinate with the books. I then cut these out with a scissors.

With a ruler and my “Book” portion of the title loosely placed on the page, I mapped out where I would stamp the word “Nerd”.

I stamped “Nerd” using the Block Party Alpha and Catherine Pooler Midnight Ink. To add a little more interest to the background, I splattered on some of the colors I used in the colors of “Book”.

Finally, I foam mounted my photo and the word “Book” to the spread.

Cutting the layout in half I added this to my travelers notebook.

There you have it! I loved making this layout! I encourage you to try something similar and mix and match your stamp sets.

Have a great day! #createfreely

Lacey Gasper

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Ink Road Stamps Used

  1. Bella Flora Borders
  2. Dark & Twisty
  3. Love Wins
  4. Spork
  5. Fur Babies
  6. Scranton, PA
  7. Earresistible
  8. Game On
  9. Boy Mom
  10. Expecto Stampo
  11. Between the Lines
  12. Sassmaster
  13. Modern Romance
  14. Daisy Alpha
  15. Block Party Alpha

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