January 2013 Studio AE Blog Hop from Technique Tuesday | Project Life 2012 Week Fifty-Two

Welcome to the January 2013 Technique Tuesday Studio AE Blog Hop.

This month I'm combining two things together by using the stamps in Project Life as I complete my 2012 album.

And in case you missed it yesterday, the new editions of Project Life are now available on Amazon.

This month's stamp set is called Be Mine. Great for Valentine's or other love-related sentiments.

Here's a look at my spread for Week Fifty-Two:

I love Project Life. I continue to love this style of memory keeping and will continue in 2013. This week also includes (but is not shown here) another insert that I'm using as exclusive content for Studio Calico's Day By Day workshop (includes more photos from our Kauai trip).

Here's a closer look at this week:

The stars are from the December Daily 4x6 Sentiment Boxes and was cut with the Silhouette. I've got a tutorial available here for how to use my digital elements with the Silhouette.

Journal cards are from the December Daily 3x4 Journal Card set.

I used this month's Studio AE stamp set to create a journal card and to stamp directly onto the bottom right photo. I also added a Beach Outline Banner to the top left photo.

I cut a piece of white cardstock to 3x4 and wrapped it in washi tape. I stamped "love you" onto white cardstock, hand-cut it following the circle shape and adhered it along the side of the journal card (trimming the excess off with scissors).

I also used the stamp set to stamp "love" onto the bottom right photo using white ink.

SUPPLIES | 2012 | WEEK 52

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Check out the other creations from our creative team:

GIVEAWAY | We are going to give away a $25 gift certificate to TechniqueTuesday.com someone who comments during this month’s blog hop. The winner will be chosen at random and will be announced on the 16th on the Technique Tuesday blog.

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.

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  1. Peggy

    2013-01-11 22:10:36 -0500

    Ali...you always have AMAZING ideas to give your photos even more meaning!! I love your style and share all your talent with my friends and family!! I look forward to attending more of your classes and to your PL 2013!! THANK YOU!!

  2. sylvia

    2013-01-11 23:40:43 -0500

    Love your stuff, your inspirations, ideas, layouts...you are so talented. Thanks for sharing.

    I'm also trying Project Life for 2013...scared but I going to attempt it.

  3. Jillc

    2013-01-12 00:32:18 -0500

    Great new set! Always love your pages and your stamps!

  4. Nina Chow

    2013-01-12 04:09:47 -0500

    Love your stamps and tips Ali. I also loved Kauai.

  5. Flo

    2013-01-12 11:10:41 -0500

    This stamp set is great. I can't wait to get mine. Should be soon.

  6. Jessica R

    2013-01-12 17:33:42 -0500

    Brilliant use of washi tape & the stamps! Thanks for the opp!

  7. Patti

    2013-01-12 20:42:13 -0500

    Love it! Thanks for sharing!

  8. AngieB

    2013-01-12 21:08:55 -0500

    Sweet PL pages!!! I love this stamp set! Love the design of the sentiments!

  9. Judy

    2013-01-12 21:24:05 -0500

    Your PL book is fab. It's so Ali-fied!

  10. Liz ortiz

    2013-01-12 22:30:41 -0500

    Oh Ali, these are fabulous! Love the journaling tags, TFS
    Have a wonderful day!

  11. Lea Lawson

    2013-01-12 23:45:10 -0500

    These PL pages are fantastic! Just LOVE your stamps!!

  12. Jan

    2013-01-13 12:09:18 -0500

    Thanks for the chance to win! Great projects from you as always! So inspiring.

  13. M Kent

    2013-01-13 17:13:54 -0500

    That journal card with the washi and stamp is perfect!! Great impact. Absolutely LOVE it and will be stealing your idea!!

  14. Pattig

    2013-01-13 19:43:56 -0500

    Yet another great stamp set! Love the simple journal card.

  15. Jess

    2013-01-14 00:17:24 -0500

    Love the new stamps. Thanks for showing us how to make the journal card. Soooo glad you're continuing in 2013. :)

  16. Katie B.

    2013-01-14 05:49:32 -0500

    Great book! Love your journaling card, and this stamp set! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  17. Louanne Collins

    2013-01-14 10:24:52 -0500

    I like the versatility of this stamp set. Keep them coming!

  18. Amy Jackson

    2013-01-14 13:57:57 -0500

    Oh my...I just took a peek at all the new Ali stamps coming out. My wish list is looooooooong! :) Thanks for the chance to win!

  19. Heather

    2013-01-14 18:17:41 -0500

    Do you have a preferred lens you use when you travel? I am going on a trip and I'd like to take only one lens. Thanks!

  20. Karen Freeman

    2013-01-14 19:01:01 -0500

    Love the washi tape card and pop up love circle. TFS

  21. Kim H

    2013-01-14 22:18:56 -0500

    love the use of the washi tape for a frame look. thanks fo rthe tip and sharing your creations.

  22. Olivia

    2013-01-15 02:31:55 -0500

    Sweet set! Love the teal journaling card you made :)

  23. conniemelancon

    2013-01-15 14:34:24 -0500

    Love the idea of wrapping the washi tape around the edges and stamping on your photo's.

  24. Heike

    2013-01-15 23:13:09 -0500

    I love your pages!

  25. Debbie

    2013-01-17 11:18:31 -0500

    Ali, could you share the paper source with your dates of the week in the upper left corner? Will you be sharing your favorite products of the recent CHA 2013? Thank you. LOVE the layout!

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