We can’t believe that we’re here at the final post of the day! What a wonderful day of creativity that we’ve shared, and we’re excited for what design team member Jess Forster has created to finish off the day. We couldn’t leave on International Scrapbook Day without showing you pocket pages, as they are a great way to easily and quickly get photos and stories in your albums. Jess is here to inspire you to get all of the details in those pockets, too! Let’s take a look! 


Hi, friends! It’s Jess Forster, and I am excited to be with you on International Scrapbook Day! When it comes to scrapbooking, I enjoy creating layouts about my kids and the things they currently love. Below is a recent pocket page I made about my daughter, Rowan. Have a look! 

On this double page 6×8 inch layout, I used a numbered list to write down the details of three things that my daughter loves right now. Inspired by the vibrant Simple Scrapbooks Everyday Moments pocket cards from Scrapbook.com, I cut down the 4×6 inch “Favourite Moments” title card into a 1.5 x 6 inch stripe and used it as a title on my 6×8 inch photo. 

 I took the 3×4 inch “moments” card from the Everyday Moments cards and cut it down to 1.5 x 3 inch and placed it on top of my 3×8 inch list of things that Rowan loves. Spoiler alert: currently she is into cartwheels, graphic novels and puppies. I love using numbered lists, as they are an easy, tangible way to tell stories through short, point-form sentences. 

I placed the 3×8 inch journaling card that I created in the new 6×8 page protector from Scrapbook.com, using numbers from Ali Edwards scrapbooking basics line. I love that the story is front and centre on this page, grabbing your attention. 

Lastly, to balance out the visual weight of the layout, I included wood veneer and acrylic hearts from Elle’s Studio. I placed them in a visual triangle around the pocket page to add interest. Hearts and cameras are always a classic motif when telling stories about favourite things. 

I hope this simple pocket page inspires you to document someone you love in your life and write down three things they love using a numbered list. Not only do lists provide a story structure, they can be easily incorporated into any kind of layout. Happy International Scrapbook Day!! Thanks for reading!

Find more of Jess’ work here: Instagram | YouTube | Blog 


Jess just makes that gorgeous pocket page spread look so simple! What is simple, though, is using a list to help get the story on your page, and that is our final challenge of the day.

Challenge Guidelines:

  1. Use a list on your project, whether it is on a traveler’s notebook, traditional layout or pocket page!
  2. Submit an image of your creation to us (must be under 2mb!) at ideas@scrapbookandcards.com.
  3. Put “INSD List Challenge” in your reference line;
  4. Submit your entry by Wednesday, May 19th, at midnight ET. Winners will be announced here on the blog on Saturday, May 22nd.

What are you creating for? If you loved the gorgeous Simple Scrapbooks products that Jess used on her page, you’ll love our final prize that comes from our friends at Scrapbook.com:

This amazing prize package of an Everyday Moments complete kit with Forest Green album will have you well on your way to creating an entire album of memories! 

Well, friends, we have loved sharing and inspiring you on this special day! In case you missed any of the fun, find all of our iNSD 2021 post links here:

9am : iNSD 2021 Kickoff + Sampler Giveaway

10am : A Sketch Warm-Up with Meghann Andrew + a Close to My Heart Giveaway

12pm : Getting Down With Design with Victoria Calvin + a Photoplay Paper Giveaway

2pm : Stamp Your Heart Out with Special Guest Becki Adams + a Surprise Stamp Giveaway

4pm : Mix Up Your Media with Erica Thompson + a Simple Stories Giveaway

6pm : Listing Love with Jess Forster + a Scrapbook.com Giveaway << you are here

Don’t forget to read each of the challenge guidelines prior to submitting. We cannot wait to see our inbox filled with your beautiful projects! Happy International Scrapbook Day, friends, and thanks for sharing this day with us! 


A note from our Publisher, Catherine….

Please join me in giving Social Engagement Coordinator, Meghann Andrew, a huge THANK YOU for working with members of our amazing team and sponsors to create this fun and energizing day. As Heidi Swapp once said, and I’ll never forget it, “we are not like other people, we are scrapbookers!” Thank you for joining us today. You truly mean the world to us. xoxo