This is a guest post from Megan of The Nerd Nest

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Over the past few years, I’ve been OBSESSED with pocket scrapbooking. (You may have also heard to it referred to by the brand name Project Life.)

Pocket scrapbooking is a form of memory keeping that involves sliding photos, journaling cards, and (optionally) cute products into plastic pocketed page protectors. It has become my primary form of documenting my life and is my very favorite for so many reasons. I thought I’d share a few of the main reasons I love pocket scrapbooking with you and invite you to try out documenting your year in pockets too!

Here are my top 5 reasons you should document 2015 with pocket scrapbooking:

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1. Memory is fragile.

When I try to think back on years past, I can barely remember even just a few details about any given year. But when I’m memory keeping with pocket scrapbooking, I’m consistently recording details of my everyday life. I love that, when I’m older and my memory is even less reliable, I’ll be able to look back at the life I’ve lived. I think there’s something magical about that.

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2. It is so very easy.

Pocket scrapbooking can be very simple or very elaborate, if you’re a person who loves to get fancy with embellishments or mixed media. You can make it your own. But at its core, it’s easy: put photos into pockets, pick cards to write on / fill space, add journaling. And that means it is FAST. I can get 10 things recorded in the time it takes me to record 1 thing with traditional scrapbooking. And that means I don’t have to play favorites with memories: I have time to record everything I want to remember.

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3. You capture the small things.

This is especially true for me because I use photo collages, but you can squeeze A LOT of photos and words into a 12×12 spread. I love that pocketing my photos allows me to document little bitty moments in my life without feeling silly. I might feel weird about making 12 full pages about latte art (though there’s nothing wrong with doing just that, of course). But by slipping a little photo into a pocket every few weeks, I’m celebrating one of the small things that make me happy.

Pocket scrapbooking also gives you a big picture as a whole: having those coffee photos every few weeks documents how big a part of my life coffee is over time with the frequency it shows up.

Because I don’t feel like I’m should just capturing things that are big and important, I document more of the little bits that make up my life, and this gives a much better picture of what my life is “really” like. The small things are a big deal.

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4. There’s something for everyone.

I go a little overboard with documenting (I include weekly spreads, extra thematic spreads in-between monthly breaks, and traditional pages just for fun). Because of my pocket scrapbooker overachiever status, I end up with 4 albums per year, but the same amount of documenting for me would take up 40 albums with traditional scrapbooking (no joke). I’d be able to fit more into fewer albums if I was willing to part with chunky embellishments (I’m not).

But there are so many other approaches. You can just stick with basic supplies and add only the photos and the cards: you don’t need to be “creative” or a “scrapbooker” to capture your life in this way! If 12×12 spreads seem overwhelming, there are smaller sizes you can work with like 6×8, 8.5×11, and 9×12. (I use the 6×8 size to document vacations.) You can go the digital pocket scrapbooking route and have your pages printed in a digital photo book–thousands of memories in an inch of spine space. You even can use the Project Life app on your phone and create pages in the palm of your hand.

With so many formats to choose and so many styles to pick from, there’s really a format of pocket scrapbooking that will work for everyone.

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5. Documenting becomes part of your routine.

The most important part of pocket scrapbooking for me? How much it has influenced me to document over the past three years. I’ve taken so many more photos, written so many more stories, and captured it all in these awesome albums. Knowing I’m going to be doing something with those captured memories influences me to look at my life in a new way.

Before, my everyday life seemed boring, now I look back on all of these little moments that were special to me and am just so very grateful to have lived them. There’s no better reason than that.

Thanks so much Amy for inviting me to share my love of pocket scrapbooking today!

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Megan is a crafty nerd from The Nerd Nest. She spends her time filling up Project Life albums, reading big stacks of books, going on nerdy adventures with her family, and making stuff. Follow her on Instagram for daily memory keeping tips!

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Giveaway: Catch-up with Project Life

online workshop Catch Up with Project LifeI literally have not done ANY memory keeping in 2014, except 30 Days of Lists.

Granted, I have been doing other things, but I KNOW I will be sad if I don’t complete something else this year. I have some great photos and some great adventures, and our Team Schubert story this year is pretty special.

That all needs to be recorded.

THANK GOODNESS my friend Megan (and Annette and Trisha) have created this Catch Up with Project Life class for Big Picture Classes!

I’m taking this class — begins October 30 — and hopefully will have some thing to show for my 2014. The pre-class material has been super helpful so far. There are THREE challenges already, and the class has not even started yet.

I added 1-hour every day to my calendar during these 3 weeks to get all caught up.

I hope you can join me!

Catch Up with Project Life: Progress, Process, and Productivity for Pocket-Page Scrapbookers

Taught by Annette Haring, Megan Anderson, Trisha Harrison

3-week guided workshop • Starts October 30, 2014

Get over the guilt of feeling perpetually behind! Catch Up with Project Life will reconnect you to feelings of accomplishment and gratitude—both for the hobby you love and your life in general. Instructors Annette, Megan, and Trish are here to help you tackle common trouble areas, so you can make real progress with your Project Life albums.

After three weeks of inspiration and interaction from your three talented hosts, you’ll walk away with:

  • Finished layouts that fill in the missing gaps in your albums
  • Photos printed and organized, ready for use in your projects
  • Photo management ideas to keep you productive long term
  • An organized workspace to help you get more from your creative time

Not everyone approaches pocket-style scrapbooking the same way. But no matter what approach you take, you’ll learn a ton and have a ball in Catch Up with Project Life!

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Good news! I have a seat in the class to giveaway! So you can join me!

Enter below — or grab your seat now and get started on the pre-class challanges!

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What have I signed myself up for?

I will be starting TWO online creative workshops today!* Which is WAY WAY more commitment to creative projects that I have made in awhile.

I keep telling myself I can totally do this and stay caught up – I’m not sure if I believe it.

Project Life Lessons

Project Life Lessons is a workshop from Elise Blaha Cripe, Annette Haring, and Megan Anderson with their tried-and-true tips in the areas of photo management, storytelling, organization, assembly, and more. Whether your Project Life approach involves weekly spreads, monthly highlights, or something more custom, you can establish an effective working process that will help you make your albums a better reflection of who you really are and what matters most to you.

I am super behind on my 2014 Project Life spreads, so I’m thrilled to maybe get some new ideas and inspiration.

CLICK HERE to register and join me!

My Details Class

My Details is a 2 week online workshop full of 10 journaling prompts to help record your details. Use the 10 prompts to document about your present details or use them to document about the you from the past, or do BOTH as Megan and Kristin have! They will inspire you with 40+ takes on the prompts between the two of them in the form of mini-book pages, pocket page spreads, traditional layouts, and more! You can return to these prompts again and again to document your details and can even return to them later to translate them into documenting the details of others!

I am excited about having the excuse just to write. I think I’ve decided to just journal in a Word doc so I don’t have to worry about running out of room – and THEN deciding what to do with my journaling.

CLICK HERE to get your spot – use discount codes LEMONDETAILS for $2 off

Let me know if you are interested in my blogging my progress! 

Both workshops have some great pre-class bonuses that I have had so much fun going through!

*Please note: Because I am friends with one of the teachers and have helped promote,
my seats in these classes were gifted to me

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Giveaway: Project Life Lessons

I am WAY behind on my Project Life for 2014. I think I’ve only edited photos through mid-January or so. I need to get my butt in gear.

And what better way than immersing myself in Project Life inspiration and tips from 3 of my favorite memory keepers?

Project Life LessonsBack by popular demand, Big Picture Scrapbooking is re-running Project Life Lessons and I get to give one of you lucky readers a seat!

Set yourself up for memory-keeping success in Project Life Lessons! Three experts have teamed up to share tons of insider secrets for making the most of any Project Life project. Packed with videos, downloads, handouts, and beautiful layout examples, Project Life Lessons includes three times the content you’d find in a typical 3-week workshop.

What’s Project Life? It’s a memory-keeping movement developed by Becky Higgins that has changed the way tens of thousands of scrapbookers approach their photos and their stories. This simple, streamlined solution is as easy as slipping photos and journaling cards into photo sleeves, embellishing a little, and calling it done.

Even with a system this revolutionary, it’s not uncommon to feel overwhelmed by product and design choices, intimidated by the beautiful examples found in online galleries, uncertain about which photos to choose or how to resize and print them, and perpetually behind on your Project Life goals.

Three experienced Project Lifers to the rescue! Elise Blaha Cripe, Annette Haring, and Megan Anderson will share their tried-and-true tips in the areas of photo management, storytelling, organization, assembly, and more. Whether your approach involves weekly spreads, monthly highlights, or something more custom, you can establish an effective working process that will help you make your albums a better reflection of who you really are and what matters most to you.

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Project Life Lessons is back for another run! This workshop includes:

  • Pre-classroom with a written manifesto and inspirational videos available immediately upon registration
  • 3 Project Life product-recommendation lists, one from each teacher, featuring live links
  • 9 in-depth videos, three from each instructor
  • 9 inspirational handouts, three from each instructor
  • Instructor gallery to view dozens of Project Life page examples
  • Bonus downloads and printables to use inside your Project Life albums
  • Welcome notes from the teachers in the classroom
  • Reminder emails when the classroom is updated with new materials
  • All-new message board to share your thoughts with your classmates
  • All-new private posting gallery to share your work and view the work of your classmates
  • 3 live chats (one with each instructor)
  • Email access to the instructors

The class starts April 17, so you have plenty of time to get your Project Life supplies and get ready to start your year!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Speaking of, here are my best tips: How to get started with Project Life

You can also enter to WIN a seat in this class! Just enter below:

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(This giveaway was coordinated by Megan of The Nerd Nest, one of the PLL instructors)

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Project Life 2014 (a little late)

It is now almost April, and I have yet to really begin my Project Life 2014 book.

Why? I have no idea. I cannot believe it’s already the end of March. I’ve spent a lot of my weekends out of town so far this year, which means more photos taken and fewer time to process them. It’s a totally acceptable problem to have :)

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So I’m hunkering down this week (see tomorrow’s post for a clue why!) and here’s my plan for this year:

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I love the American Crafts 12×12 3-ring binders. Last year I used a red-spine; this year I grabbed a black-spine. I kinda want to just go through their entire collection. Blue next year?

Design A Page Protectors

Why mess with what is working? I have used Design A EXCLUSIVELY since I started this 2 years ago – and I still love it. I like that all my pages look consistent. I like that it is 1 fewer decision I have to make every week.

Date card

I haven’t totally decided how I want to tackle labeling each week. I hate the idea of a whole card with just the date and nothing else – waste of space if you ask me. I love Kelly Purkey’s plan of self-portraits for every week with the date, but it’s too late for me to do that the whole year.

What I will likely do is use Photoshop to insert the dates (not week numbered) on top of a photo from that week – self-portrait if possible. I also downloaded these free date cards that I might throw in now and again. We’ll see.

Multiple Project Life Core kits

My focus is ALWAYS on the photos and stories, and NEVER on the product. I get a little twitchy when I think about using “filler” cards. That said, I currently own 3 core kits and 1 partial mini kit: Seafoam (that I used in 2013); Midnight (that I used a tiny bit for December Daily 2013); Sunshine (that I kinda regret buying) and an Amy Tangerine mini kit that I split with Kam. I’m also trying to talk myself out of getting Strawberry. But I just *love* the colors, so we’ll see. Lord knows I don’t need it.

I plan on using a combination of all of these (depending on the colors in each week’s images).

Currently List

I’ve been doing rukrisitin papercraft’s Currently List every other week so far this year, and of course I plan to continue. It’s similar to the Read/Watched cards I did the first year+, but more story and fewer details.

Get yours here

Embellishments

I am NOT an embellishment kind of girl. I just like to tell the story with photo/words/paper. That said, I have a *ton* of washi tape that needs to be used, and I am getting mildly obsessed with stamps. I bought these and haven’t used them yet!

I’ve also purchased a couple (mostly travel related) digital products that I’d like to start incorporating. I need to practice Photoshop some more.

So …. I think I’m ready. Other than the ACTUAL photos (I print through Costco and get them shipped to me) I think I have everything I need.

Now to pour over more Project Life inspiration … Check out Kam’s plans for her new Project Life book. I love how well she incorporates ephemera into her book.

If you have questions about HOW I put these together, you can check out my recent posts on the process with supplies, the process with journaling, the process with photos and the process with design.

ALSO: I have recently contributed to a Big Picture Classes ebook about Project Life! It’s all about using the Project Life structure to dig a little deeper into your stories. Check out more details including a preview here!

Project Life, created by Becky Higgins, is a flexible, easy-to-use, highly customizable way to preserve your memories and record your stories in an easy way. Check out all my Project Life posts.

If you’re ready to start your own, check out How to get started with Project Life!

Are you doing Project Life this year?

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Project Life: November and December 2013

This marks my *final* blog post showing off my 2013 Project Life spreads. I suppose that means that I should have something poignant and thoughtful to say about my experience this last year …. but really? I’m just GRATEFUL.

Grateful that I stuck with it all year. Grateful that Andrew contributes. Grateful that I found this method that I can manage to keep my memory keeping up.

I love seeing my weeks at a glance. I love that I have a full year printed out (biggest accomplishment) and in the books. Even though I will go back and make big, event-specific books for some of 2013’s stories.

And I love that I have a framework that works for me for the future.

These are my Project Life spreads from November and December of 2013 …. My weeks run Monday to Sunday – which I love, because they keep the weekends together in a chunk. So the images are *roughly* arranged from Monday on the left to Sunday on the right.

(if you’d like to see the images larger, you should be able to click through to view them on Flickr)

These are JUST the full 2-page spreads. You can click through to the full gallery to see each page individually as well.

October 28 – November 3

Most of this week was slow, but we went to Phoenix over the weekend and it was REALLY full and busy! We drove out Saturday morning, and that night we went to see my dad play in his band at a coffee shop. All of his family was in town for a wedding the next day, so a bunch of out-of-towners came to that show too!

Sunday morning I took family photos for a friend of mine, and then Sunday afternoon we went to my cousin’s wedding before driving home that night! Busy busy busy!

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November 4 – 10

Biggest news this week? Our niece was born and we celebrated our 8th wedding anniversary! SUCH a good week!

The blank card indicates where Andrew needs to complete his journaling about his recording session over the weekend.

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November 11 – 17

This week was slow and at home most of the week, but on Saturday night I went with Andrew where he recorded a house show for our friend Max. It was really fun and I LOVE seeing Andrew work.

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November 18 – 24

This was the final week of trying to find *someone* to come repair our roof. It was SUCH a pain.

Andrew went down to San Pedro over the weekend for another recording session while I stayed home and tried to clean up my office a bit.

This is also the week that Andrew’s record release – Sick Sick Birds – was released! Finally! After months.

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November 25 – December 1

Thanksgiving week was SO full! We got our roof repaired, and Andrew had a recording session and Thanksgiving day at his sister’s and family over for dinner on Saturday night! No lull before the holiday season, for sure.

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December:

The rest of our December story is told in our December Daily album. It’s slightly unfortunate that my face got chopped up in the photo on the right, but it could be worse. I love using big 12×12 photos to indicate a story that is told in detail elsewhere (like this week we were in Colorado)

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Supplies used these weeks:

If you’re ready to start your own, check out How to get started with Project Life!

If you have questions about HOW I put these together, you can check out my recent posts on the process with supplies, the process with journaling, the process with photos and the process with design.

ALSO: I have recently contributed to a Big Picture Classes ebook about Project Life! It’s all about using the Project Life structure to dig a little deeper into your stories. Check out more details including a preview here!

Project Life, created by Becky Higgins, is a flexible, easy-to-use, highly customizable way to preserve your memories and record your stories in an easy way. Learn more about getting started with Project Life or check out all my Project Life posts.

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How to get started with Project Life®

Today begins my THIRD year doing Project Life®. I don’t claim to be an expert (at all), but using this method of memory keeping has totally changed my life.

Project LifeI now actually RECORD our stories, rather than tell myself I’ll get around to it. I now actually get photos printed, rather than just letting the files languish on my computer. I now actually take more everyday photos, rather than only getting out the camera at big events.

Before Project Life I had done ‘traditional scrapbooking’ for 10+ years, followed by 7 years of I-don’t-have-time-or-money-to-scrapbook. That’s 7 years of nothing recorded. From about when I got engaged until my birthday 2012. 7 years of who-knows-what-happened. I have half an album from my wedding, one from our honeymoon and one from our vacation the following summer. And that’s it.

Project Life changed that.

I’ve recorded most of 2012 and all of 2013, and I have a solid plan in place to tackle 2014 and beyond as well. I use Project Life for our everyday, weekly stories. And I use Blurb for our bigger (mostly travel) stories.

If you are ready to get started with finally recording those stories, here are my best tips….

How to get started with Project Life®:

Pick a day to start.

That can be today, or your birthday or Halloween or any day at all. Just pick one.

You also will want to decide if you are going to record your life in weekly chunks (what most do), or bi-weekly, monthly, or some other time increment.

I personally love doing weekly because it gives me a place to record little stories and tiny milestones that wouldn’t otherwise have a place (like when we got a manual lawnmower, for example).

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Buy the pocket pages (and appropriate album).

This is really the heart of the Project Life method. Use the pocket pages to simplify your memory keeping. You can just use 3×4 journaling cards, 4×6 photos, slip them in and be done. Easiest scrapbook you will ever make.

I recommend choosing only ONE design style for you album (I use Design A).  Just to simplify things – so you don’t have decide each week what design to use, and so you don’t have to think about what orientation your photos need to go in to “work” with that week. The fewer decisions you have to make every week the more likely you are to complete the spread.

Gather journaling cards.

This can mean buying one (or three or eight) Project Life Core Kits (or mini kits). Or just a box of 3×4 plain journaling cards (how I started). Or just cutting a bunch of plain/neutral paper to 3×4″ and 4×6″ sizes.

However you choose to do it, you are *far* more likely to continue your Project Life album when you have the needed supplies already ready.

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Gather your photos.

I’ve found the easiest thing to do is decide what photos you are going to use in the layout and THEN get only those printed. That way you can be sure you’re not printing a 4×6 horizontal when you really wanted to use it as a 3×4 vertical photo. This also means that your work is almost done once you get the photos AND you’re not spending any more money than you need to.

Decide how you’re going to print your photos going forward (I order them online, which means I am always a couple weeks ‘behind’ putting my layouts together). Having as many decisions made ahead of time will help you make this a weekly habit and actually get these stories recorded.

Just start.

Taking that first brave step is the hardest. Once you get the first week done, the second will be easier. The third will be easier still and before you know it you will have documented the last 6 months of your life and it will feel like you’ve always done it.

When I first started, I blocked off a few hours every Monday to edit/print photos and put together spreads. Until it becomes habit, try scheduling the time to work on your Project Life. Otherwise you will likely forget, fall behind, get discouraged and find yourself right back where you started.

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Extra credit:

If embellishing is your style, go for it. But just remember that you can be completely done with just words and stories. Just record the memories. Don’t feel pressured to do anything fancier than that.

Share your layouts! On your blog or Facebook or Instagram or in a forum or even just with your sister when she comes over. This is great for getting encouragement AND the accountability to keep going week after week.

You can also follow the blogs (or Instagrams or Facebooks or Pinterests) of your favorite Project Lifers! Like me! Or Ali or Elise or Megan or Cathy or the official creative team or anyone else you come across who has a style you love.

Get started today!

Remember: The only way to know what will work for you is by actually doing it. Your first few weeks will look different as you get to know your own style, methods and habits.

P.S. *Eventually* I might go back and do the lost years in Project Life format. But they may just stay “lost”

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Project Life: October

You guys. I WILL be caught up within a couple weeks. I love Project Life. I love getting these stories recorded. I love that Andrew sends me photos. I love that I now have 2 years of stories recorded. I love that I have 2 new core kits to draw from in the coming year. I love love love memory keeping.

These are my Project Life spreads from October …. My weeks run Monday to Sunday – which I love, because they keep the weekends together in a chunk. So the images are *roughly* arranged from Monday on the left to Sunday on the right.

(if you’d like to see the images larger, you should be able to click through to view them on Flickr)

These are JUST the full 2-page spreads. You can click through to the full gallery to see each page individually as well.

Week 40: September 30 – October 6

This first week of October, we started our horror movie binge (read: Walking Dead)! Also this week, Andrew headed down to San Pedro for a recording session. Maggie had a bunch of photo sessions over the weekend.

I love that Andrew took so many photos at his session! He came home totally in love with the studio! Love him.

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Week 41: October 7 – 13

This was mostly a slow week at home (except I read a couple zombie novels and started *obsessing* over them). Also this week Andrew got a couple more tattoos – a blood spatter (in honor of his love of zombies and Shaun of the Dead) and a red bell pepper (in my honor).

Saturday we had a LONG day of a 4 hour drive to Bishop, CA for Andrew’s cousin’s wedding (she looked gorgeous!). And then a 4 hour drive back that night.

…. because Andrew had to drive down south to the San Pedro studio on Sunday.

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Week 42: October 14 – 20

I spent a good chunk of this week alone. At home. Just reading and working with the cats following me around.

Andrew left Thursday morning to go to NYC for a work tradeshow. I *love* that he takes so many photos. Especially since his week was obviously more exciting than mine.

Although, I *did* assist Maggie with some holiday mini shoots on the weekend. It’s no NYC though.

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Week 43: October 21 – 27

I think we’re FINALLY getting used to having weekends off together (after YEARS of not). This (again) was a slow, work-filled week. But over the weekend we did a bunch of yardwork together and visited friends and drove down to Orange County to see Andrew’s sister’s new house!

Joey was very excited to show us his room …. and learn to drive :)

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On to November!

Supplies used these weeks:

ALSO: I have recently contributed to a Big Picture Classes ebook about Project Life! It’s all about using the Project Life structure to dig a little deeper into your stories. Check out more details including a preview here!

If you have questions about HOW I put these together, you can check out my recent posts on the process with supplies, the process with journaling, the process with photos and the process with design.

Project Life®, created by Becky Higgins, is a flexible, easy-to-use, highly customizable way to preserve your memories and record your stories in an easy way. Learn more about getting started with Project Life or check out all my Project Life posts.

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A year of BRAVE

A year of brave

This year I’m going to be BRAVE.

Sometimes BRAVE means doing something brand new, sometimes it means doing that thing you’ve been putting off for months.

Every so often I have been posting about something BRAVE-ish I’ve done recently – to keep myself accountable to actually DO something AND to remind you being brave is not always lion taming and hang-gliding. There’s a lot of little BRAVE things I’ve been doing along the way too.

Making 2013 my YEAR OF BRAVE has been genuinely life-changing for me.

Recently:

I applied for Becky Higgins’ Project Life Creative Team.
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I didn’t get it. Obviously.

But I tried. I carefully chose and re-photographed a small handful of layouts from the last couple years. I don’t remember what I wrote in my email, but I did my best to make clear my unique point of view and how my layouts are different than everyone else’s (I mean, HELLO! My husband is a recording engineer and he contributes photos and journaling to our PL book!).

Not good enough, apparently. Which is totally understandable. I haven’t looked at the work of all the new team, but I’m sure Becky had hundreds (or thousands) of applicants.

I’m excited to continue with Project Life in 2014. But it will be just for us, not for a creative team or other business commitment.

What BRAVE thing have you done recently?

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Project Life: 2013 title page


I have this thing where I can’t make title pages ahead of time. As you saw yesterday.

I think it’s because I always have these grand ideas of how my memory keeping is going to shape up and then reality kicks in once I’m about a third of the way through and I laugh at my ridiculous ideas.

For my first year of doing Project Life – 2012 – I made this title page that was, you know…. FINE. But ended up not being at all indicative of the rest of the book. So I changed it.

For 2013, I didn’t even pretend to make a title page. I just assumed ahead of time I’d pick a photo to blow up to 12×12 sometime during the year. Then we planned several trips, and OBVIOUSLY vacation = lots of photos and would be a perfect title page!

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This photo was taken in Estes Park, Colorado in July (thank you self-timer). We got a couple good photos together that week, and then a few weeks later in Yosemite, but I like this one the best.

I added the 2013 (Tw Cen MT Ultra), teal stripe (to match my shirt AND happens to match the Seafoam core kit), and the ‘Team Schubert’ (Grand Hotel) in Photoshop. I just kind of eyeballed the placement of the text – I just wanted it to fit in that top-third, left-half pocket. Other than that not too picky.

Printed 12×12 by Persnickety Prints, chopped up and stuck in that first page.

I LOVE IT. Definitely planning on keeping with this title page tradition.

Supplies used:

If you have questions about HOW I put these together, you can check out my recent posts on the process with supplies, the process with journaling, the process with photos and the process with design.

Project Life, created by Becky Higgins, is a flexible, easy-to-use, highly customizable way to preserve your memories and record your stories in an easy way. Learn more about getting started with Project Life or check out all my Project Life posts.

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