Memory Keeping Monday: Wonderful You!

Yes. I recognize it's not Monday; however, it seems a bit like Monday with all that I've had going on these days. I've been busily packing up kits for CKU- Stamford. I hope I'll get to meet some of you there! I've been prepping for a big release for Echo Park Paper. I've been working on my upcoming holiday blog posts. (I'm a little bit excited for Christmas now from seeing all the projects I've got to share with you!)

Today's project is a layout called "Wonderful You." This layout combines several manufacturers' products to create one layout. It's soft and feminine with touches of modern elements. My approach? I start "shopping" my own stash to find paper and embellishments that will work well together. Then I lay it all out and print the photo in the exact size that I need. This particular layout focuses on the personality of my niece, Zadie. Here is the layout:

Here's a close-up photo of the layout (you can find more photos of this project HERE):

Here's the helpful start-to-finish video featuring this layout:

Looking for more ways to document your stories? Looking for a new spin on sharing your thoughts? Be sure to check out my "Words Unsaid" journaling mini workshop for 2Peas. It focuses on layouts just like this! Whether you want to document the every day or whether you want to focus on a special event, this workshop shows you several new approaches for creative journaling design. This class includes 30 NEW layouts, 3 helpful videos, and a beautiful instructional PDF.

Check out this $12 Journaling Workshop HERE!

Below are the suggested products for the "Memory Keeping Monday" layout. Add a 6x6 paper pad or two to your stash for a great resource for grid design. Add some mistable stickers from Studio Calico for some easy-to-customize embellishments.

Product Suggestions (click photos for links to the products):


  1. I love all the details in all of your layouts - wonderful!

  2. Hi Jen - I love your style! Where do you get the plain tags you use on most of your layouts? I too like to use then but have a hard time finding them in stores.

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