My First Traveler’s Notebook

This was such a FUN project! I used the Hello Adventure July TN Kit from Studio Calico. It includes everything but the photographs!

My First Travelers Notebook

Mark and I have 7 children together. His oldest 2 are married, so that puts us at a family of 9. It’s a challenge coordinating schedules with this many humans, but we do our best! We took the kids to Lake Powell this summer. We had 7 children show up and with Mark and I, that’s a total of 9. The perfect weekend to remember and create my very first traveler’s notebook. (flip through video on instagram)

travelers notebook

Rhonna Designs App

Since the beginning of time, or since 2012, I’ve been using the Rhonna Designs App to add digital design elements and text over my photos. Rhonna’s app makes it easy to resize images for print and includes high resolution exporting options. I can create 4×8″ prints like this right on my phone.

The Prints

The new Persnickety Box Mobile App is the easiest way to get 4×4″ prints off my phone (swipe like Tinder). I uploaded all of the weekend photos to my Persnickety Prints account (no app needed!) for the other print sizes.

Persnickety Print Sizes for this Project: 4×4, 4×8, 3×4 + white border, cut out 4×6 collage prints.

My First Travelers Notebook

Once the photos from my phone are in my online Persnickety account, I jump on my laptop to quickly create the 4×8 photo strips that fit these amazing Studio Calico film strip overlays. It is possible to design photo strips on the phone, but I am much more efficient on my laptop.


If you’re just getting started doing something with your photos or are an avid documenter looking to try something new, I would highly recommend a traveler’s notebook kit from Studio Calico.

They make great gifts too!

4×4 prints fit perfectly in travelers notebooks!

*This Hello Adventure Kit was available in the Studio Calico July subscription and will not be available for purchase until October 2021. Film strip overlays ARE available now. Check out this month’s kit here.

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