Thursday, May 30, 2013

5x7 Folded Card

One Day Daddy Father's Day Card
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Saturday, March 2, 2013

Week 6

Finally made it through week 6.  This was one of those weeks that I didn't want to document but I know someday she'll appreciate knowing both the bad and the good.

This was made using the Project Life Core Kit - BabyEdition for Her and 
Freedom Photo Sleeves Protectors

Additional items: Week 6 Title printable ( September Blue ),  Cardstock (Joanns), 4x6 Cards (Simple Stories Baby Love), 3x4 Journal Card (Daily Dose 24/7 MME), Patterned Paper (Unknown), Quote (DCWV Quote Stack Baby & Children), Frame (Making Memories Bling), Kaiser Droplets, Sandylion Punctuation, Journal Block (MM Paper Reverie), Alphas (Unknown)

Week 5

Trying to do this and care for an infant is slow going but here's week 5.  She's now 11 weeks old so I'm only 6 weeks behind.

This was made using the Project Life Core Kit - BabyEdition for Her and 
Freedom Photo Sleeves Protectors

Additional items: Week 5 Title printable ( September Blue ), Alphas (Simple Stories Baby Love), Patterned Paper (Basic Grey Olivia, MME Lost & Found Madison, FP It's the Little Things), Carstock (Joanns) Journaling Blocks (This Kalil Life and Dainty Dream), 4x6 Cards (Simple Stories Baby Love)

Friday, February 1, 2013

Week 4: Month 1

I started project life the first week of Jan when Gabby was 4 weeks old so this is week 4.  My plan is to catch up in the next week or two with one page layouts.

My other plan is the first layout of the month I want to use the same general template and cards so that should make it easier as the months go on.

This was made using the Project Life Core Kit - BabyEdition for Her and 
Freedom Photo Sleeves Protectors

Additional items: Week 4 Title printable ( September Blue ), Precious sticker (Miss Elizabeth), Chipboard arrow (BG Lime Ricky), One Month Sticker (Many Milestones Milestone Stickers), Chevron Paper (EP Today's Story), Calendar Sticker (Jolees), First Bath Sticker (MAMBI Soft Spoken), Towel (Miss Elizabeth), Ducks (Sticko), Alphas (Sticko), Patterned Paper (Unknown)

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Project Life Cover Page

I confess... I actually finished this page weeks ago.  Somehow in the adventure of raising a newborn though photographing it and getting it posted just never happened.

I titled it Gabby since I'm hoping to be able to use Project Life as a way to document her life day by day.

I'm using the Project Life Baby Core Kit for Her and adding my own embellishments and patterned paper as accents.

I'm using Echo Park Freedom Photo Sleeves Protectors as my page protectors at this point though I may incorpate Becky Higgins Project Life Pocket Pages at some point

My regular tools include: Staedtler Fineliner Markers (love them for writing and outlining), CM corner rounder, Scotch 3G ATG, Fisckars paper cutter, Dear Lizzy Date Stamp, Stayzon Black Ink

The chipboard included in this layout is a variety of K&Company designs and the sticker is Making Memories

This page is based on a sketch from Elle's Studio even though I never got the chance to enter it into her challenge.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

2013 Scrappy Goals

  1. I want to do Project Life to document Gabby's life one week at a time
  2. I want to finish my California layouts
  3. I want to use half of my scrapbooking supplies
  4. I want to complete layouts for my pregnancy and first months years of Gabby's life
  5. I want to complete a couple of layouts about my relationship with Craig
  6. Complete "About Me" layouts for 33 & 34

Where have I been?

2012 was a crazy crazy year


May 2012

August 2012
December 2012

Saturday, January 12, 2013

One Little Word

Every January,  Ali Edwards does one little word where everyone chooses a word to direct their year.

Her blog reads:
And what do you do with this one little word?
You live with it. You invite it into you life. You let it speak to you. You might even follow where it leads. There are so many possibilities

For 2012 my word was change as my entire life changed.  I graduated from school and became a Mom. For 2011 it was strength as I continued to endure a life that didn't seem to be changing and goals I didn't seem to be achieving.

For 2013 I thought for weeks what my word would be and its NEW. I begin this year with a newborn baby and hope to end it with a new job.  I'm hoping to study hard and earn my LMSW so that I can transfer to a social work position.