Project Life® 2014 | Week Two

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Welcome to Project Life® 2014 | Week Two (January 6th through January 12th).

One of the things I've liked doing recently is including more words, even taking photos of words, to add to my Project Life® spreads.

This was the week I wrote about living Hands Free and included it as a 6x12 insert:

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You can see the front side of the 6x12 insert above and the back side (pattern paper) below:

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More about that fun Dodge Ball pattern paper below.

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"Today" is a sticker from this set of great black/clear stickers from Me And My Big Ideas.

The red #7 sticker is from this set from Kelly Purkey/Simon Says Stamp. It's a great set of number stickers. It's adhered to a journal card included with the Wellington Childhood Edition Mini Kit.

The third card over I created using a "hello" card from Studio Calico + "love this life" stamp from my Weekly Review set + "#hasmyheart" acrylic tab that was included with a set of Heidi Swapp die cuts.

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For this insert I used my new Words And Photos Vol. 2 6x12 Layered Template set. It includes two columns of text to help you organize those longer stories. I adjusted this one a bit to accommodate an even longer story by making the top portion shorter.

Here's what that template set looks like:

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You can mask photos behind the word art like I show in the sample (that's coming in a later Project Life® post) or you can change the color or add a pattern paper behind the word art. Lots of options.

I've got a tutorial on working with my 6x12 layered template series here. That specific video tutorial uses the Vol. 1 set but you'll get the idea.

This is my favorite way to include longer stories in Project Life®.

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I looked through my photos from this particular week and didn't have one that I liked enough to enlarge to a 6x12 so I decided to just pick a fun pattern paper I liked and slip into the pocket.

Before slipping it into the pocket I added those Wanderlust Mini Days Of The Week Clothespins - again taking off the clothespin portion just like I did here.

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That burger is from Tasty & Sons in Portland. Highly recommended spot. Under the photo of the burger I copied a nice email I received from Simon's main teacher.

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The "super" card was a 4x6 that was included with the Studio Calico Office Hours Project Life® kit - it was a 4x6 that I cut down to a 3x4.

And seriously, grocery lists are always a good thing to add.

SUPPLIES | 2014 | WEEK TWO


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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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