New in the Shop
Basic Grey + Kelly Purkey Mon Ami
Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great weekend — I for one, was super excited for Daylight Saving Time to arrive. Being a night person, I’m extra glad for the shift in time, and the extra hour of daylight in the evenings. This winter has been awful and I am really looking forward to the days getting longer and the temperature finally getting a bit warmer.
Today I’m going to give you a short run-down of some of the new product that we recently put into the shop and share a few layouts that I’ve made.
About the shop: I keep a small shop at http://rukristin.com/shop. The shop is a place where I stock all of my own products and workshop as well of some of my favorite memory-keeping supplies from various manufacturers. Over the past few months, the shop has grown and I’m now bringing in new product on a monthly basis. I try to bring in supplies that inspire me and make it easy to tell my story. If there’s something specific you’d like to see something in the shop, please contact me.
6×6 paper pads are probably my favorite paper supply right now. They’re small, there’s a ton of options inside each one, and you can get an entire paper line for $6 — so much better than buying every single sheet of 12×12 paper and then only using a few inches off each one. Also — this paper line rocks, the patterns are awesome and the color palette is super versatile.
I’m all for inexpensive supplies that push your paper stash. These KP stickers have such a super cute design, and work for lots of different topics — I’ve used them for both travel and food layouts (as seen below). One of my favorite tricks with cardstock stickers is to cut them apart and make them work with your own layout design.
I’m the world’s biggest sucker for alphabet stickers. Typography is my favorite art form and I love the look of letters in any color and shape. When I saw these Studio Calico Essentials alphabet stickers at CHA I knew they would be perfect for the shop. They come in several different colors and won’t break the bank at only $2 a pack. Also, I love that they’re on the smaller side and are easy to store.
Sometimes I really just like playing with paper, especially when there are a ton of great coordinating patterns to mix and match. I’m generally into clean and simple layouts — one photo, a title, and some journaling. If you have a question about any of the layouts, please leave a comment below.