Project Life!

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A few ideas have gotten under my skin in the last year.  Most of the bloggers (crafty ones anyway) that I follow have all started doing Becky Higgins’ Project Life in the last year (or in some cases I just started paying attention to it on their blogs).  I was ready to dive in mid-2011… but I also really wanted Turquoise & it was sold out so I waited.

I have a confession… I am behind scrapbooking.  VERY behind.  I have 3 months of my son’s life documented & he turned 3 in November!  I have plans & product for everything from birth through 2nd birthday (Nov 2010).  So a 2011 Project Life would actually be kinda perfect.  I haven’t even printed pictures since his 2nd birthday!!!  Bad Mommy…. bad bad bad scrapping Mommy.

Ok, enough beating up on myself!  I have started!!!

I have the physical Cobalt Kit already set up & ready to go for 2012.  I picked out my Week 1 pictures, edited them and sent them for printing yesterday.  More on that later.

THIS is my 2011 (ok – Nov 2010 thru Dec 2011 to be exact) book.  For these pages I am using the digital files from Jessica Sprague in Turquoise to catch up!  I have a handful of traditional 2011 pages already so my intent is to make these pages & print them to put into a traditional 12×12 book.  That way if I have some extra pieces etc. I can squeeze them inside the weekly layouts.  But by making these digitally I can also have books printed for both sets of Grandparents when I am all done.  It took me most of my free time on Saturday to make up one page… yikes!  But having far less time today (Sunday) I busted out not one, but six pages (3 weeks).  Here are the weekly pages.

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3



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  1. OMG! This is a fabulous idea. I’m now KICKING myself for not doing this exact thing while I was waiting to purchase my kit (just ordered yesterday)… OMG!!! This is amazing. Okay, now I have to go buy the digital kit (i love jessica sprague and knew she had thm but just didnt think of it, UGH!)and get started. Thank you for this post!! I have a daughter that is graduating HS and a 4-1/2 yr old son (we adopted) and I love your layouts! I love your blog!!
    I’m definetly going to start following you!!!

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