Cliffs of Moher TN Layout | Suzanna Stein

Cliffs of Moher TN Layout | Suzanna Stein

Hey there friends, it’s Suzanna! I’m so excited to be back on the blog sharing another traveler’s notebook layout with you today. This is one of the most intricate TN pages I’ve ever done, and I think it may be my favorite as well.

I was super inspired by the Heidi kit and once I started, I just couldn’t stop!

This layout combines a few different techniques, some of which, are not super common for a TN because of the bulk they add. I don’t mind if my inserts get thick and chunky, so I let my creative guard down and went for it!

I started by creating a tip-in type page using one of the designer pockets from the kit by adding a piece of solid black washi to each side of the pocket. Since I knew this layout would end up having a lot going on, I stuck to a solid washi color to distract less.

On the top of the left page, I printed lyrics from one of my favorite songs that reminds me of my boyfriend, Cody. To hold it in place, I used one of those adorable gold paper clips from the Willow collection! Then I placed a chipboard number over the top. Since we were visiting Ireland to celebrate our 5-year anniversary, the neutral colored five from the Zoey kit worked perfectly. I wasn’t worried about covering up the song lyrics because I mainly used them as a simple pattern, not to read.

In the center of the two pages, you’ll notice there is a little charm bookmark. I used the tiny tags and embroidery weight thread from the Zoey kit to create this, along with a couple die cut shapes and a tassel from the Heidi kit. Each “charm” is double backed so no matter how it falls, there won’t be a blank side. I attached this to the book by adhering it under the patterned paper on the page before this one and pulling it over the top.

To make it obvious that the middle tag pocket was a page of its own, I used one of the acetate tabs from the Zoey kit and adhered it behind my photo on the opposite side. Inside the pocket, I added my journaling on one of the large tags and used a piece of twine from my stash to pull in the brown from the wood veneer hexies.

I covered the back side of the tag in patterned paper and added another photo! This photo was a bit pixelated, so I didn’t mind it being a little secret tucked away in the pocket. That way, I was still able to include it, but it isn’t a main focus in the layout.

On the back side of the designer pocket I put another photo with layered die cuts and a few puffy stickers. Opposite that, there is a fourth photo with the title of the layout/location of the photos.

I love the way this layout turned out! It’s somewhat busy for my normal style, but I love branching out and trying new things like this! It almost reminds me of a mini album within my TN insert, and I just LOVE that!!

Like I said, once I started using the Heidi kit, I was overwhelmed with inspiration! I can’t wait to show you more projects I create with some of my favorite FJ products! Talk to you soon, friends!


Supplies: September Heidi Kit | Heidi Paper Pack | Heidi Journaling Cards | Heidi Designer Pockets | Heidi Story Tags | Heidi Epoxy Alphabet | Heidi Tiny Tassels | Zoey Die Cut Shapes | Essentials Bitty Puffy Stickers | Zoey Black Puffy Alphabet | Zoey Chipboard Numbers | Zoey Tiny Tags | Zoey Acetate Shapes | Willow Gold Miniwide Paperclips | FJ Traveler's Notebook

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1 comment

Adorable! I like the way you used the little tassel!

Pam D

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