How to Build a Travel Kit for Your Girls Trip – Tutorial

For today’s tutorial I’m going to share with you one of my favorite minimalist travel kits. When I’m on a trip with my ladies, most of our time is spent either doing things, or catching up. I don’t usually bring a ton of stuff to craft with. I like to make my travel kits lean and work for me.

In the video below, I flip through my favorite girls trip album: K + B do New England. My friend Becky and I went on this wonderful girls trip to Maine and New Hampshire. I put this book together when I got back from our trip. It was simple to put together because of the things that I brought with me in my travel kit.

Today I’m going to share with you how to put together a travel kit so that you can collect awesome memorabilia, take great pictures, and spend quality time with your girls.

Supplies Needed:

  • A sturdy zipper top bag (maybe see through?)
  • A big envelope
  • Post it notes
  • A black journaling pen
  • A few paperclips
  • A notebook to jot down notes

For this type of mini scrapbook album; I personally prefer to print all my photos and create my album when I get home. So it’s really great to be able to bring home all the awesome paper goodies (postcards, maps, and any other cool pretty bits) and sort them as soon as I print the photos.

Tip: Feel free to put anything else that you want inside your travel kit. We all have our own preferences for what we want to bring with us.

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  1. Awesome! I’ve made travel kits for taking away on trips with me, but I think I do overcomplicate things a little! Sometimes I have time for scrapping on the go, but usually not. So I think next time I’ll pare back a bit and try your note-taking style, ready for the making when I get home.