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project life 2015 : june (& future documenting plans)

August 13, 2015

These are the last Project Life spreads I’m going to make for awhile, and even though I know it’s a good decision I am also really sad about it! As I placed them in the album and paged through the rest of the year, I second guessed myself because it is really so cool to see laid out like this. But I’ve decided to try a new and easier form of documentation, at least during these crazy years with little kids. I’ll talk more about my change of plans in a bit, but first here are the layouts from June, if you’d like to see. These were made using the Project Life app, along with some digital templates by Paislee…
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project life 2015 : may 2

July 13, 2015

Here is another Project Life spread for you! This one is from the second half of May. It was made using a combination of the Project Life app, the Collect app, and Paislee Press templates. Once again I didn’t distribute my handwritten journaling very well! All on the left side this week. I’m learning! This first side documented kind of a tough week when Liam had a terrible virus and David was out of town for a few days. But book club and a fun 5k with a friend were high points! The right side was more of a mixed bag of random life photos. I want to mention again that the quality of prints from the Project Life app…
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project life 2015 : may 1

July 6, 2015

I’m trying to catch up on sharing my spreads with you! I have them printed through May, and I have them created (in the app) through June. This spread covers the first half of May. So this was kind of the beginning of summer. For this side of the spread I decided to number my photos and caption them all on one card. I stamped them and wrote the journaling after printing. On the right side, all I did after printing was handwrite some journaling and glue down a couple of movie tickets. One thing I notice is that I didn’t balance my handwritten journaling very much. I’m still getting the hang of creating these spreads in the app and…
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project life : april 2 & how i’m using the app

June 17, 2015

In the middle of April I decided to change my whole approach to Project Life. In order to save time, I decided to start using the app. It’s a hybrid approach, because I do a little bit of work ahead of time on my computer, and I also add finishing touches once the page is printed. Let me show you my first spread using the app, and then I’ll explain the process. I’m doing kind of a monthly grouping with my spreads, but I still like to do “week in review” cards and work on things every two weeks. Because each month doesn’t have exactly four weeks, by this point in April I needed to include three weekly updates. Here…
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project life 2015 : april 1

May 4, 2015

Today I’m sharing one spread with you, from the first half of April. As I mentioned in this post, I’m at a place where I need to simplify my life to relieve some stress, but instead of giving up on Project Life altogether I am transitioning to using the app. I wanted to share my first spread using the app in a separate post which will be coming soon. Anyway, this spread from April is one of my favorites, I think. It’s just so springy and happy. Granted, I wasn’t always¬†feeling happy during this time, in fact there were some pretty tough days, but this time I chose to save those for my journal. I had a ticket stub from…
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