Tips for Hiking Soldier Pass Trail in Sedona, AZ 3 DIY Travel Tees with Cricut Patterned Iron On™ WINE LABEL ENTERTAINMENT + BACON WRAPPED JALAPEÑOS

It’s July and the summer is already flying by! I’m still deciding if I want to document all of this summer in a book or album or if I just want to continue doing random pages here and there. Until then I didn’t want to do NOTHING so I took a few minutes to make a quick spread this morning. I definitely need to add more for this story on another page but it’s a start!

Traveler's Notebook spread by Allison Waken of

Instead of pulling out all the scrapbook supplies I used a few pieces I had out from another project and printed some digital designs from Paisley Press. The only thing I don’t 100% love is using pure white on this off white/grid background paper. But it’s the album I’m working on and I didn’t want to get too picky in lieu of getting something done.

Traveler's Notebook spread by Allison Waken of

I still LOVE the size of traveler’s notebooks. It’s just so accessible! I’d love to build a stash of smaller elements though to do quick pages. I reached for a few things for this from a kit and they were just too large of a scale. I wonder if anyone has a traveler’s notebook kit yet?

Traveler's Notebook spread by Allison Waken of

What are you working on for summer?!

Open shelving bathroom organization tips

Open shelving can be a blessing and a curse. It is an inexpensive way to add extra storage with easy access, but in this house that usually means that after a few weeks the open storage is just piles of stuff. I’ve finally found a system that works in my bathroom so I thought I’d share some simple tips and tricks to make that open shelving really work for you. My number one tip? Put the items used by the most people on the top with easy access!

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