A Field Trip Pocket Page with Andrea Gray

Sometimes instead of covering a week or a month, a pocket page spread can be useful for capturing multiple photos from a single event. Today Andrea Gray is sharing how she documented a school trip using the June Kit and extras, and we love the result! Let’s take a look. 
Summer is almost here and I can already smell the grills and the sunshine! The June Kit from Elle’s Studio is perfect for documenting those fun outdoor memories! This month’s kit is full of fun journaling tags that are perfect for your pockets so in this post I’ll show you some fun things to do with them.

Supplies | June Kit, May KitPuffy Heart StickersWhite Puffy Alpha Stickers, Hello Sunshine StampStanley Alpha Stamp – Outline, Stanley Alpha Stamp – SolidEveryday Adventures Class StampSights and Sounds Stamp
I always begin with photos and I am using these fun pictures from a field trip with my 3rd grader and his class. The colors from the photos include greens, blues and reds so I selected tags and die cuts that coordinated.

I’ll get right into the finished tags and then we’ll talk about fun things you can do with each of them!

I love using the 4″ x 6″ tags to make titles, especially when the whole spread is a single event. I used the new Stanley solid and outline alphabet stamps to make a title, then added some other words in my own handwriting. Sometimes just adding a cluster or two of stamps can brighten up a tag. I used the plus sign cluster from the Everyday Adventures Class Stamp along with the “love this” sentiment on a plain notebook paper tag. It’s simple, but it makes a statement.

Sometimes you just need a filler card with no photos or words. So I stapled the blue tab and a die cut yellow star to the green striped tag from the June Kit to add color and balance. It does its job for sure! The “FOR THE RECORD” tag is so perfect for listing some facts about the day. The third one here started out with just the red label. I added the word BUS with the White Puffy Alpha Stickers and stamped hello vertically to add interest (and because I didn’t have space the other way). Getting creative with word placement is always fun!

This 4″ x 6″ tag is busy with all those colorful stripes so I opted for a black & white photo and a simple cluster of a yellow tab from the June Kit, Puffy Heart Stickers and a simple sentiment from the Sights and Sounds Stamp. Sometimes less can be more! The TODAY tag was fun because adding random items straight down the middle made me so happy! With a tag as open as this one, you have so much freedom. The white space leaves plenty of room for a 2″ x 2″ photo, or a good chunk of journaling, but I decided to have some fun with die cuts from the June Kit and the Sights and Sounds Stamp!

The last one here is the “currently” card from the kit. I loved adapting it to what I was doing during this trip instead of the typical “right now” things of life. For an event like this, nailing down those details can be so important and often missed!

I hope you’ve seen some ideas for ways to use the tags from the June Kit! I love them for pocket pages because they are crazy cute and super versatile!
See you next month!