July 3, 2014
Looking for Project Life ideas? Today I’m talking about saving time on your Project Life by filling your spread with photos!
When I’m trying to get caught up with Project Life I often save time by just filling my spread with photos. This particular spread covered our spring break so I had plenty of photos to choose from. Rather than worrying too much about journaling I just printed out a bunch of pics and called it good.
My younger son’s birthday did happen during this time frame so I do still want to add in a birthday insert. But for now I’m calling this spread good enough!
How do you save time when playing catch up in your Project Life? Leave a comment and share your best tips!
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June 27, 2014
I love taking trips. I love creating mini albums. I love classes at Big Picture. So I’m pretty sure I’m going to love this new 4-week workshop Going Places!
About the Class
Four scrapbookers. Four very different vacations. Four mini albums that share their adventures in modern, memorable ways.
Pack up your pictures, patterned paper, and page protectors and join four talented instructors (Katrina Kennedy, Tami Morrison, Angie Gutshall, and Kim Jeffress) on this 4-week scrapbooking journey. Whether you’re traveling across the globe, close to home, or not at all this year, Going Places will help you document your most treasured vacation memories.
Scrapbook a trip from this year, last year, or 10 years ago! Choose one approach or make them all! Our promise of “forever access” guarantees these ideas will be ready and waiting, no matter where your wanderlust takes you. With detailed instructions, helpful videos, and four unique album perspectives, Going Places will give you an arsenal of ideas that you can carry with you wherever you go.
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June 25, 2014
Are you looking for scrapbook layout ideas? Today I’m sharing a layout about a beginning and end of school tradition. I can’t claim credit for this tradition, it’s all because of my awesome neighbor, but my family LOVES that we celebrate the beginning and end of a school year with donuts in the driveway!
- Design Inspiration: I loved this layout be Jen Gallacher. You can get so many photos on one page and you could even use up some 3×4 cards in the process. Seemed like a perfect fit for my story.
- Color Inspiration: I really wanted to use up some hexagon paper that I had. So I used those papers as the jumping off point for my color scheme. The fact that there are similar patterns helps to tie the entire page together and keep it from looking busy.
Since this tradition happens twice a year I was able to search through my photos tagged “school” to find plenty of donuts in the driveway pics. Then I selected a few favs to use on the layout. I sized them at 3×4 to fit on the lower half of the layout.
To create a dividing line between the top and the bottom of the page I layered a border strip with some washi tape and added some round stickers along the scallop. It was just a bonus that the circles look a lot like donuts. Love that!
I added a notecard to house the title block. That gives the title extra emphasis and pulls the two fonts together. For a bit of extra embellishment I cut out a hexagon shape from the paper used at the bottom and placed a heart on top.
Since this tradition happens every year I decided to write my journaling as a circle story. All that means is that I begin and end in the same place. Think of the children’s story “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.” I love using children’s books as the inspiration for my journaling techniques on my layouts!
What school traditions does your family have? Leave a comment and share how you document those moments!
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