Project Life 2012 | Week Six

Welcome to Project Life 2012 | Week Six.

When I uploaded photos of my project this week this first thing that came to mind was "hello words."

My second thought was man, I don't feel well. Seems I've come down with something and ended up spending most of yesterday in bed. Hoping it will pass soon.

Big thanks to Elle and Jenni for inviting me to be a Project Life guest poster over on Elle's Studio Blog today. They've got a giveaway of five of my favorite Elle's Studio products and an interview happening too.

I really liked adding in A Day In The Life. It's a nice supplement to the stories I'm including here already.

The "A Day In The Life" word art (I cut it with the Silhouette) is a freebie you can download here. Behind it is just the back of an Instax photo from last week.

I added a card from Elle's Studio Collected Notes Tag set on top of my Daily Sheet to give it a small introduction.

Here's what my collage of photos from my A Day In The Life Layered Template looks like printed out in my album. I printed it here at home on my Epson R2000 printer on 8.5x11 photo paper.

On the back of the second Daily Page I added something that Simon brought home from school last week. It's from earlier in the school year (before he turned 10) but it's exactly the kind of school stuff I like to include in this album.

Lots of birthday stuff related to Anna turning three on this last page.

The heart journal spot is from Elle's Studio One And Only Note Tags.

SUPPLIES | 2012 | WEEK 6

Click on the images to link to the products.

Project Life is a product and a system created by Becky Higgins. It can be anything you want it to be. The pieces used in my album 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 (including all the spreads from my completed 2011 album) here.

22 thoughts

  1. Ilona

    2012-02-14 07:06:51 -0500

    Get well soon!!

  2. Nicky from Canada

    2012-02-14 08:39:43 -0500

    Hope your on the mend

  3. Michelle L

    2012-02-14 09:11:37 -0500

    Lovely as always! I hope you feel better soon!

  4. Ma Laarni

    2012-02-14 09:19:14 -0500

    Get well soon Ali.

  5. Krista

    2012-02-14 10:04:22 -0500

    I hope you are feeling better today. Love the worksheet that Simon filled out - I'm trying to find something similar to use with the personal yearbook project I'm doing with the kids this year.

  6. Mrs. V

    2012-02-14 10:17:51 -0500

    I hope that you are feeling better as well.

    It was fun to see your week come together. I also used the DITL template on 8.5x11, but the labels got cut off on the side of mine. I am not sure what I did wrong, but I can only see about the bottom half of the two labels that are on the side tabs. I noticed that yours not only shows them all but also has some white space around the whole thing. If you get a chance, can you let me know what print setting you selected to make sure it did not get cut off.

  7. Alexandra

    2012-02-14 10:44:56 -0500

    so hoping you feel better soon

  8. Paula G

    2012-02-14 10:56:31 -0500

    Sending you get well love! Thinking of you today, wishing you all the love you so deserve :)

  9. Mel

    2012-02-14 11:03:27 -0500

    Great pages and the day in the life fits right in. Perfect and feel better soon.

  10. libby gordon

    2012-02-14 11:56:46 -0500

    it's a drag to be sick....we've had a cold around here that we keep passing around:( hope you feel better soon

    Your pages look great-getting ready to finish up wk. 6 and jotting down some things for this week.

  11. Kelly

    2012-02-14 13:09:41 -0500


    For my PL, I have bought various journal cards that I am incorporating into my album. I was wondering if you could give me some pointers on how I can recolor sections of these cards (i.e. wording, graphic, etc.) without completing recoloring or filling in the entire card.

  12. elaine

    2012-02-14 16:12:19 -0500

    if its the flu, don`t eat anything. Get well sooner.

  13. Catherine

    2012-02-14 17:16:52 -0500

    The claim checks are really cute. What did you think of The Descendants?

    Feel better!

  14. rhonda

    2012-02-14 17:38:58 -0500

    Get well soon Ali!

  15. ShellyP

    2012-02-14 19:45:09 -0500

    This is my first year for PL, it's pretty cool since I seem to be a collector of receipts, etc. I love how it can be anything you want it to be. The only thing I'm not liking is Amazon being out of everything I want for this (page protectors, etc). I saw on ebay a turquoise kit for sale for $200.00. Seriously? I guess I didn't realize how popular this was, so next year I'll know to plan ahead. :)

  16. Carol Hinrichsen

    2012-02-15 05:25:31 -0500

    My PL just came last week and I´m trying to catch up... this is my first year... Hope to do it all the way...

    Get well soon...

  17. sansku

    2012-02-15 14:22:30 -0500

    I've made tons of Project Life journaling tag printables. They are free until I open my Etsy shop again in the near future. Here's a link in case you'd like to use any of them:

  18. kate adderley

    2012-02-16 03:52:19 -0500

    Hi Ali, love the pic of Anna and George Washington Edwards, (love that cats name )theres something beautiful about children and animal relationship, By the way l have to tell you, lm now a member of AE Studio, lm so excited and cant wait for my stamps to arrive,lm thinking a few week to get to Oz, thanks for making great products -love them

  19. Radish

    2012-02-17 00:38:07 -0500

    Ali, I want to say how much I have enjoyed your newsletter. It is terrific and I know it takes a lot of time to get it together. To think this is free is off the charts. I like that it thinks beyond the normal into ideas that are important. I am doing Project Life for the first time and am enjoying it, but if I do not get the A sheets with only 8 slot, I may have to go to one sheet a week. Blessings to you.

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