Project Life | Week Twenty-Three

Project Life | Week Twenty-Three Close Up

Welcome to Project Life | Week Twenty-Three.

IProject Life | Week Twenty-Three | Spread

Twenty-three weeks of documentation: photos and words and the stuff of life.

I'm into my second album for 2011 now (have been for the last few weeks). Back in the beginning of the year I decided to use We Are Memory Keeper's albums for this project - mainly because I'm not huge fan of patterned album covers. Besides the fact that there's really no way I could fit a year into one album with all the additional inserts I've been including, I like that the pages have room to breathe by splitting it up into two albums.

IProject Life | Week Twenty-Three | Right

The bottom journaling card is from my Awakening 4x6 Overlay set. Most of the journaling about Anna's new bed came from the Around Here post last week and I added a bit more telling what happened the rest of the week.

IProject Life | Week Twenty-Three | Insert Front

The first insert this week is an American Crafts 6x12 divided page protector. I cut off the top to make it fit just four photos vs. six - I like that it adds another height level to the mix.

IProject Life | Week Twenty-Three | Insert Back

I also included one 8.5x11 We Are Memory Keepers page protector to hold a map and a handout from the school about the field trip. Simon had that map in his hands the whole drive over to the coast.

IProject Life | Week Twenty-Three | Left

Summer seems to finally be just about here. We had our first sunny day, bought our first round of strawberries from a local farm, went swimming outside on both Saturday and Sunday, and ate outside on Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

On Sunday night while we were having dinner I went around the table and asked everyone to tell me their favorite memory from the weekend - I jotted down their responses on one of the journaling cards.

Project Life is a product created by Becky Higgins. It can be anything you want it to be. The pieces of the album kit (similar to the one I’m using) are available here. If you live outside the US check Becky’s site for more information on sources. View all my posts about Project Life here.

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