Project Life 2013 | Week Twenty-Three (Studio Calico Project Life Kit + Promo For New Subscribers)

Welcome to Project Life 2013 | Week Twenty-Three (June 3-9).

Each month during 2013 one of my Project Life weeks will be using the Studio Calico Project Life kit.

You can check out all the new kits for July (called Valley High) over at Studio Calico here: Scrapbook Kit | Project Life Kit | Card Kit.

PROMO CODE FOR NEW SUBSCRIBERS | And great news if you've been waiting to be able to sign up for one of Studio Calico's kits - subscriptions are now available. Use the following codes and receive $5 off your order (codes expire June 30th at midnight EST):

Here's a look at how I used the Project Life kit:

A little bit of travel and lots of love with the kids this week.

Those geotag brushes are from my I Heart Travel set.

I used a Copic marker a couple times this week (Clay, E44). For my date card I added a bunch of text right on top of the card using the pen and then cut up another card (let's do this) for the title. For the date I just circled the month and then underlined the specific days this week.

One of my favorite things to make this week was a flip up card using a text transparency on top of a photo. I used a piece of washi tape to hold the two cards together and create the flip.

Because of the placement of this card I needed to cut a slit in the page protector. I used a metal ruler and a craft knife to cut a slit that was just a bit wider than the 3x4 cards.

That's what the slit looked like after I cut it and before I added the cards inside.

After cutting I was able to slip them inside the pocket, keeping the transparent piece on the outside of the page protector.

I had printed my photo with text on top previously.

I find myself really loving writing on photos lately. Such an easy way to get a bit of the story included.


Click on the images to link to the products.

Project Life is a product and a system and a lifestyle created by Becky Higgins. It can be anything you want it to be. The core 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 here.

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