Six Small Businesses You Should Know...Episode Two--The Stamp Spot

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Welcome to the second of six episodes where Sara Scraps and I are going to be sharing Six Small Businesses That You Should Know! We are super excited to be showcasing a new small business on the 1st, 10th, and 20th, of the month for the next couple of months. The best news is that we are going to be giving away an amazing prize pack at end of the six episodes full of goodies from all six companies. Please know that we are not in any way, shape, or form affiliated by or paid for content by these companies! We just really love them and think that you will too!! 

 Next up on our small business journey is an Australian company called The Stamp Spot which is run by an amazingly sweet friend named Michelle. Quite some time ago, Michelle reached out to me when I started working in traveler's notebooks and offered to send me one of hers. While her shop carries many things, the main products that sparked my interest were her signature pocket notebooks and traveler's notebook covers. I have since ordered a few times and am always amazed at the quality, speed, and generosity of Michelle. Her traveler's notebooks are absolutely incredible as they alternate plain pages with custom designed page protectors and allow for so many fun, interactive elements. The possibilities are endless! You can find The Stamp Spot goodies and inspiration at these locations:              --Website:  http://thestampspot.net.au               --Instagram:  www.instagram.com/thestampspot

Next up on our small business journey is an Australian company called The Stamp Spot which is run by an amazingly sweet friend named Michelle. Quite some time ago, Michelle reached out to me when I started working in traveler's notebooks and offered to send me one of hers. While her shop carries many things, the main products that sparked my interest were her signature pocket notebooks and traveler's notebook covers. I have since ordered a few times and am always amazed at the quality, speed, and generosity of Michelle. Her traveler's notebooks are absolutely incredible as they alternate plain pages with custom designed page protectors and allow for so many fun, interactive elements. The possibilities are endless! You can find The Stamp Spot goodies and inspiration at these locations:

            --Website: http://thestampspot.net.au

            --Instagram: www.instagram.com/thestampspot

For today's project, I wanted to continue working in my traveler's notebook project for a family trip that we took last summer to Boston. Make sure to go back to the first episode in the six small businesses series if you want to check out the couple of things I completed in this project. For today, I knew that I wanted a way to be able to document the best parts of this city for each member of our family. Rather than use up five separate spreads, I decided to create some tags to use in my first pocket page of the insert. *This is what makes Michelle's products SO unique and fuN!  

 There is one tag for each of the five members of the family to write about their favorite parts, best memories, or things they loved about Boston. I completed mine already and will have my family finish theirs this weekend.   I wanted to play around with the idea of creating a shaker pocket on the bottom portion of the pocket page that I could use to add a little interest and sparkle. I filled up that bottom section with cork mini stars and an amazing sequin mix called Authentic You from SpiegelMom Scraps (*another super amazing small business). I also put a small piece of acetate inside that had a rub on of a globe. This was my first time trying to use rub-ons on acetate and let's just say that now I'm hooked! It worked like a charm and the transparent quality is just stunning and unique. I sealed up that little pocket using my fuse tool and added a couple of sticker details right on top of the plastic pocket! 

There is one tag for each of the five members of the family to write about their favorite parts, best memories, or things they loved about Boston. I completed mine already and will have my family finish theirs this weekend. 

I wanted to play around with the idea of creating a shaker pocket on the bottom portion of the pocket page that I could use to add a little interest and sparkle. I filled up that bottom section with cork mini stars and an amazing sequin mix called Authentic You from SpiegelMom Scraps (*another super amazing small business). I also put a small piece of acetate inside that had a rub on of a globe. This was my first time trying to use rub-ons on acetate and let's just say that now I'm hooked! It worked like a charm and the transparent quality is just stunning and unique. I sealed up that little pocket using my fuse tool and added a couple of sticker details right on top of the plastic pocket! 

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I added my handmade tags to the top portion of the pocket and that completed the look! I am SO super excited about how this project is coming together so far. I just love the colors, unique little touches, and feel of the project so far and I just can't wait to keep going. 

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Make sure to also hop on over to You Tube to check out the process video where I share a lot more details about how this project came together as well as how I created by handmade tags. 

 

Do take a minute and leave a comment below as well as on the YT video so that you can get some entries into that amazing prize pack that we are going to have at the end of this series. (*Hint...Hint...one of these pocket notebook inserts is in that prize pack!) Also, stop by and visit Sara Scraps blog and YT channel to check out her project with our highlight on The Stamp Spot. Come back again and see us on the 10th as we highlight small business number three. 

xoxo,

Khristina

Supply List:

Pocket Page Notebook: http://thestampspot.net.au/pocket-page-notebook/

Fabric Traveler's Notebook Cover: http://thestampspot.net.au/fabric-tn-on-trend-floral-raspberry/

Authentic You Sequin Mix: https://spiegelmom-scraps.myshopify.com/collections/sequins-1/products/authentic-you