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Pieces Of Home | Ali's Starting Place

Today I wanted to share a look at how I'm getting my photos + words from the Pieces Of Home project into my notebook. 

You can see how I approached Pieces Of Me earlier this year here (as well as past Pieces Of Us projects). 

For Pieces Of Home I decided to follow a simple design formula (laid out in the notebook) and then give myself a little room to play on top of some pattern papers. For this particular project I printed my photos 4.25 inches wide x 4 inches tall using my Epson PictureMate PM400 and repeated the same sizing for my journal blocks (words were copied + pasted from what I've been sharing this week on my Instagram posts). On the long portion of each of the spreads I picked a pattern paper and cut it to about 4.25 inches wide x 8.25 inches tall and then embellished each spread with elements from my stash. This project is an excellent opportunity to use what you have - especially some of those pattern papers you might be hanging onto for the "perfect" project. 

Let's dive into the process video: 

And here's a look at my first four spreads: 

Pattern paper from the Star Scrapbook Kit paired with a stitched pocket heart + a vellum star (these would be great to add to a December Daily® stash) + two Classic Heidi tags + some blue/white twine. My journaling was copied + pasted from Instagram and printed onto Epson Ultra Premium Matte Presentation Paper. I repeat stamped "this table" on the outside of the stitched heart pocket. 

Font for my journaling is Sentinel. 

On top of the tags I used the Pieces Of Home stamp set to add "this home" and the heart shape that includes the sentiment "loving my home as it is."

For my second spread I used pattern paper from the Heart Scrapbook Kit + one of the large stitched felt pieces from this year's Day In The Life™ kit (digital version of the circle available here). 

Heart Scrapbook Kit pattern paperpaired with a plastic butterfly from the The Great Outdoors collection + a Classic Heidi tag + "make" stamped using the Pieces Of Home Stamp Set. I love this little combination and could have totally used a variation of it on each spread. 

Pattern paper is from the Circle Scrapbook Kit paired with a wood veneer speech bubble

I'll be back again next week sharing the last three spreads in this project. 

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2 thoughts

  1. Dawngee3 says…
    11/19/2021

    Another awesome project! I really like the simplicity of this project - and the subject - pieces of life. I missed out on pieces of me- will the 2 TNs with felt folio bundle be restocked?

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    1. AliEdwards says…
      11/19/2021

      Let me check on that! I think we will be restocking it when we release a new theme next year but let me double check.

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