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December 29, 2019

Hello and happy Sunday.

I can’t believe 2020 is in just a few days! Where did the last 1 (or actually 2) decades go?

2019 was definitely a memorable one for my little family. After 10 years of dating, 6 years of marriage, and 2 puppy children, my husband and I welcomed our son, Easton Edmund in November 2019. He is absolutely perfect and we can’t imagine our life without our baby boy.

Today’s project is the first I created with photos of Easton. This is a travelers notebook spread featuring the stamp set, Days-E Phrases. This set was perfect to capture our feelings about our little man.

I began by planning out my page. I placed the stamps and the stamp sheet on my spread with the photos I trimmed down of Easton. I love how the photo on the right has phrases above and below the image.

Next, I placed these into my misti stamp positioned and stamped them on my Travelers Notebook base pages (which is just white card stock).

Prior to stamping, I matted my photo with pattern paper from Crate Paper.

I stamped this twice to get a great impression.

This large sentiment fit perfectly for the width of my page.

On the opposite page, I stamped sentiments from the Days-E phrases stamp set to be seen above and below the photo I will place on that page.

I again, matted my photo with pattern paper and adhered it to the center of this page.

To finish up the greeting on the left page, I stamped out “A Little More Beautiful” on black card stock using Versamark ink and white embossing powder. I added this to the photo.

To finish the layout, I stamped one of the flower borders from the Days-E Phrase stamp set on a piece of watercolor paper. Using watercolor paints, I painted the image in and adhered it behind the photo on the right side.

I also tore a piece of pattern paper to add to the bottom of the spread to ground the page.

And here is the final spread.

I can’t wait to document more of my little boy! I hope you have a wonderful and joyous 2020! As always, feel free to use discount code LACEY10 at checkout for 10% off your Ink Road purchases.

Lacey Gasper

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Products Used

Ink Road Stamps: Days-E Phrases

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