Pittsburgh // 6x8 Pocket Page Layout Share

11:00:00 AM

Hey there crafty friends! Welcome back to my blog! Today, I am doing something completely different from the usual because I have started my 6x8 travel album! I have never worked on an album in this size, but I can tell you that I think I might've fallen in love with this size! I love how there's room for photos, but also room for embellishing. I'm only sharing my title page today, but later this week there will be a process video too! So, I hope you're excited to see me experiment with this new size and to see my fresh ideas.

I am using a 6x8 page protector divided into 4 3x4 pockets from Simple Stories. I wanted to feature the first photo from our trip which is our in the car photo. I also knew that this layout would set the whole color scheme for the album (or so I hoped it would). I was inspired by the card on the bottom right which is made up of a paper from My Mind's Eye. To build off of this color scheme, I pulled out some cardstock

This was a really playful layout to work with. I wanted there to be bold pieces and this card was the perfect spot to do so. I used a painted wood veneer flourish from Michael's underneath a glitter chipboard piece from Heidi Swapp. When I was looking through my bits and bobs for pieces to include in my album, I thought that the "start" would be perfect for the beginning of my travel album!

To complete this filler card, I included several colors of enamel dots from Hobby Lobby around the page. Then, I used my K and Company Smashbook roller date stamp to put on the date using Staz On ink.

Although I didn't do any embellishing on the photo pockets, I thought that the boldness of the two filler cards helped balance the photo on the top. This title card is made from some deep mulberry colored cardstock from my stash. I wanted a bold font for my title, but also something that fit on this card. I ended up using my new Freckled Fawn white puffy alphabet stickers. These might be my new favorites and I'm so glad I ordered two packages!

With just the title on this card, I felt it was quite plain. So, I wanted to build a cluster on the bottom half of this card. I ended up pulling out this Doodlebug Design mini doily in the color swimming pool. Then, I flipped through some of the stickers in my stash and pulled out a few sets to work with. I ended up using a Freckled Fawn heart sticker, a Heidi Swapp phrase sticker, and some enamel dots.

To complete this layout, I knew I wanted a little journaling spot. I played with the placement of it, but liked it best on the title card as you can see here. It is a diecut banner from Elle's Studio's Cienna collection. That is it for my first 6x8 layout! I hope you all enjoyed this new size and if you haven't tried it out yet, I definitely recommend it! Thanks for stopping by!

*Purchasing through these links is part of an affiliate program and I will receive a small portion of the sale at no additional cost to you*
Shop through Blitsy! http://blitsy.com/ref/z3m57
Shop through Tupelo Designs LLC! http://i.refs.cc/H3vCMoVA 

Doodlebug Mini Doilies (75 Pack), Swimming Pool

You Might Also Like


  1. I love the "start" card - the colors are so pretty and I love the layering of embellishments. I did my December Daily in 6x8 pocket pages and like this size!!


Thanks for leaving a comment! I appreciate all feedback, suggestions, questions, and comments! Don't forget that you can find me on Instagram and Facebook to get more immediate feedback!

Website Disclaimer

Unless otherwise noted all photos, words, and designs are copyrighted by Katelyn Clary. I reserve the right to change this site as I see fit. I am not responsible for actions of advertisers or affiliates. There are affiliate links used on this site. You may purchase through these links and I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. For any questions, comments, or concerns please see the About Me page of the menu or contact me directly.

Like us on Facebook