Elle's Studio November Release

Not only is it an exciting day because it is Friday, but also because the Elle's Studio November 2017 Kit is here, and available today for the introductory price of $9.99! Grab a comfy chair and a cuppa while I take you through all of the new goodies in this unboxing video! (*All product links are affiliate links. You don't pay any extra, but I get a small percentage of your sale! Thanks for your continued support!) 

This kit includes such a great mix of colors, graphics and sayings, perfect for documenting everything about the upcoming holiday season!


My favorite part of reveal each month, the add-ons, will embellish your pages perfectly! This month, we have the November labels, Pure Joy stamp, puffy alphabet stickers in both red and green, wood veneer hearts and stars, Santa acrylic, cork circles, Christmas puffy heart stickers, Giving Thanks puffy stickers, Everyday banner stickers and wood veneer snowflakes.


But, the most exciting part about this release are the new Stanley Jr. alphabet stamps, which come in both a solid and outline.

I had to use these little guys as soon as my package arrived, and I created a fun, 8-1/2" x 11" Christmas layout about the best Santa Claus my daughter met in Disneyland last year.


I started my layout by creating the amazing buffalo check pattern along the left side of the page with the From Sketch to Finish Vol. 3 Stamp. I'm certain that I will use this stamp often this year! I topped that with two patterns from the Family Fun 12" x 12" Paper Collection  and added the star die cut and "remember the magic" tag from the November 2017 Kit


My title was created with a mix of both the Stanley Alphabet and Stanley Jr. Alphabet stamps, in both the solid and outline, flanking the Santa Acrylic. I love the way those colorful letters pop alongside the white acrylic. I also created a Mickey head on top of one of the November Labels by using a Cork Circle and two circles cut from a tag in the November 2017 Kit


At the top, I backed my photo with one of my favorite tags from the kit this month, the multi-colored stripe, which I punched on each color with a small star punch. I also stamped the word "highlight" from the Pure Joy Stamp onto a tag from the kit and added the date. Some Family Fun Puffy Stickers scattered about finished off the page nicely. 

Want to see how I created this layout step-by-step? Watch the process video below! In it you will see how I stamped the buffalo check pattern (and covered up the unevenness with strips of paper!), how my title came together using the new Stanley Jr. alphabet stamps, and how I stamped a partial image withe the Pure Joy Stamp.

Thanks so much for watching and stopping by! This kit is sure to be a hit, so be sure to grab yours, along with the coordinating extras while they're still available in the shop and only $9.99 today! Stay tuned for my second project, a double-page layout, coming to the blog tomorrow!