Wednesday, November 23, 2016

My Thankful 30 {2016} Days 12-16

Last night I was able to get caught back up on my album. It had been a long day, but I was itching to get some creative play in. It feels good to be focusing on my mini because as soon as November is over, I jump right into documenting our December.


For the 12th, I once again focused on football because it's definitely something I look forward to in the fall and it means keeping the tradition going of watching it with my parents. My dad is the reason I got into the sport, so I'm grateful we can all enjoy it together. I felt like I had gotten away from stamping in this mini, so I was still on a kick of full page stamping.

It's all about the coffee for the 13th (and any other day), but this year is different now that we've moved. We have 2 local coffee shops that we've been enjoying walking down to and supporting. Perfect use for the coffee cup 4x4 card!


I used the prompt for the 14th to document some of the new to us restaurants that we've discovered. Good food makes me so happy! Since I used a collage of photos, I didn't want to try to squeeze my journaling onto the page. Instead I went through my stash of cards and found a 3x4 in a nice fall color and added my writing to that.

The 15th was about documenting a delicious pie we picked up. I used a paperclip to hold my photo to the page. Before I adhered my journaling to the patterned paper, I stamped on it to have it peeking out from beneath both my photo and writing.


On the 16th I documented about some of the other mini albums I've made. My journaling is on a tag that pulls out from behind the photo.  The black marbled print was another from the pad I didn't think I'd use, but it worked well to contrast the colors in the photo without being distracting.

To all that celebrate, I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving! I hope to see you back here on Friday when I share the details of the shop's Black Friday-Cyber Monday sale.

Supplies:
day 12 - (front) alphabet stamps - Studio Calico, leaf stencil - Tim Holtz, distress inks - Antique Linen, Fossilized Amber, Spiced Marmalade, and Vintage Photo (back) die cut - Crate Paper {Gather}
day 13 - patterned paper - Crate Paper {Gather}, 4x4 card - Gather the Good - Brandi Kincaid for Kelly Purkey, stamp - Christine Herrin, ink - Rosie Cheeks Hybrid Cube - Simon Says Stamp, enamel dots - My Mind's Eye
day 14 - patterned paper - Crate Paper {Gather}, 4x4 card - Gather the Good - Brandi Kincaid for Kelly Purkey, 3x4 card - Hangry - One Little Bird for Kelly Purkey
day 15 - stamps - Felicity Jane, Studio Calico, and Food for Thought - Brandi Kincaid for Feed Your Craft, die cut tab - Scored Tabs Kelly Purkey for Hero Arts, burlap stencil - Tim Holtz
day 16 - patterned paper - Crate Paper {Gather}, mini flair - I Am a Maker - Feed Your Craft, die cut banner - ABM Messy Box

3 comments:

  1. Looking amazing... can NEVER go past a good coffee post...& that marble swirl paper looks FAB!!! Happy Thanksgiving - not that we celebrate it in Australia!!!

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  2. I love all the stamping and stenciling going on here. Makes my inner artist so happy. Beautiful, Elise, I've loved seeing your mini. Michelle t

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  3. Always love your minis Elise. Your mix of stamps and paper art is always so well balanced and your photography is simply excellent. Can't wait to see your December pages.

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Thank you so much for taking your time to comment, I truly appreciate all your kind words!