It’s Memorial Day.

Do you know what that means?

Today is the beginning of the One Day Monday Summer Freebie!

This is the time of year when every Monday from now until Labor Day there is a freebie available for that day only. So be sure to follow me on social media so you will get that little reminder each week.

Now, if you have been following me on social media already, you’ll know that I’m spending some time in Kauai while hubs is here working on a movie set for the LDS church. Normally I don’t take scrapping supplies anymore when vacationing, but since I’ll be here for a chunk of time, I thought I’d bring a few supplies and create a Kauai Word Book.

I don’t have a car and will be enjoying the pool and reading by the ocean in addition to working. I won’t have the typical daily activities. So rather than document what’s going on each day, I thought I’d take a different approach and document my observations. I brought an Instax photo printer to help with that endeavor too. I thought about bringing my Selphy so I could do bigger photos to add variety, but in the end I didn’t want to haul that much stuff and it felt like it was going to get carried away with the project rather than just keeping it simple.

Before I left, I made today’s Tropical Leaves one-day-only freebie so I could use it with one of these word entries. Today’s word: Flora.



These leaves work wonderfully with that Newport stamp alphabet! I stamped it on white cardstock using my new favorite Altenew ink and them trimmed it to create the accent. There may also be a bit of a sneak at something coming June 1 there too. ;)

If you haven’t seen that thing on the left, that is a free Journaling Template cut file that I made a few years ago (you can read about it HERE). Comes in handy if you prefer writing in a straight line. ;)

I also used a green polka dot strip from A Travelers Pack: Splendid.

You know how I like to keep things simple, ya? Well, I think this project will be taking it one step farther…which is fine with me. While I want to document, I don’t want to spend a bunch of time doing it. I got pools and beaches to go to. :)


This kit is available for free in the store for today only. Next Monday there will be something new available for that day only. So make sure you’re all set up on social media or the blog feed so you won’t miss a Monday, because come Tuesday…it’s no longer free.