Project Life 2016

Project 52/Project Life 2016 Week 42

Hi guys, today I am sharing with you a layout from my 2016 Project Life album for Week 42! This was created in the Project Life App, printed, and embellished on top!

This was the week of my birthday, October 19th, so most of my photos are from that day. Our children were so proud to help Alan make dinner for me while I relaxed on the sofa! My heart is filled with gratitude and I love bringing that gratitude into these layouts!

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My layout for this week was created in the Project Life App using the Stampin’ Up Hello Lovely Edition! I print my layouts here at home using a Canon Pixma wide format printer on Staples brand matte photo paper, and then I embellish on top.

Larkindesign Project 52%2FProject Life 2016 Week 42

The left hand side of my layout features an enlarged photo of my view from the sofa as my family lovingly prepared dinner for me on my birthday. This photo invokes lots of happy memories and feelings for me, some of which I’m not even sure I have words for. But that is totally ok. Include the photo anyway, and use your ephemera to help invoke some of those unwritten feelings. I have used my One Little Bird stamp set to add the week number and dates, and a few simple 3-dimensional embellishments from Freckled Fawn.

Larkindesign Project 52%2FProject Life 2016 Week 42

I loved using this polka dot card as a background for simple embellishing. All it needed was a strip of washi tape from Pink Paislee, a stamped sentiment, and just a few tiny ephemera pieces.

Larkindesign Project 52%2FProject Life 2016 Week 42

My right hand side features supporting photos from by birthday and a few other miscellaneous photos from the week.

Larkindesign Project 52%2FProject Life 2016 Week 42

Now, when I placed the little flag clip here, it stands above the page and when I slid it into the page protector in my album, it stood up too tall to fit in my shelf. So I laid that flag down flat and it layers nicely over the other banners. Ha!

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This filler card was fun to embellish! I used the stamp set from Gossamer Blue and numbers from Pinkfresh Studio to create my list. Also, did you catch what all is underneath the puffy house sticker? It took three tries for me to get the house right – don’t be afraid to cover things up that you don’t absolutely love!

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Just a few more embellishments and this layout is done. Notice how I carried the colors from the Hello Lovely kit right through in my embellishments to keep everything cohesive. Ah, love it!

Larkindesign Project 52%2FProject Life 2016 Week 42

Thanks so much for visiting today! See you back here soon!

~Theresa

 

 

 

Project Life 2016 Week 41 | Sahlin Studio Creative Team

Hi guys, today I am sharing my process video for Week 41 in my 2016 Project Life album. I love this project so much and am ready to finish already, just a few more weeks to go. Have a look!

Ok I absolutely loved using the Crush collection from The Lilypad. The colors are so bright and happy, and even though it is a Valentine’s collection, this fall layout makes me so happy!

Larkindesign Project Life 2016 Week 41

I created this layout in the Project Life App by bringing my journaling cards in through Dropbox. Once they were in place, I brought the layout into Letterglow so I could add the Sahlin Studio Photo Rounds on top of the frames.

Larkindesign Project Life 2016 Week 41

ur activities for the week included giving Natalie her very own December Daily kit and Hurricane Matthew. We only got rain from it, no really bad winds or anything, but Alan and I ended up going to the grocery store right in the middle of it!

Larkindesign Project Life 2016 Week 41

The currently card is simply a white filler card from within the App, and the word art layered on top in Letterglow.

Larkindesign Project Life 2016 Week 41

This filler card is just layers of fun elements from the Crush kit plus two chipboard hearts from the Hazelwood chipboard set. So fun and easy!

Larkindesign Project Life 2016 Week 41

Once the rains cleared we were able to go for walks again. These are how we try to maintain some semblance of sanity, although the jury might be out whether we are successful at that or not! Ha!

Larkindesign Project Life 2016 Week 41

Natalie wrote us a love note and put it on the fridg for us all to find. It’s so much fun to include these little details in the context of the whole week.

Larkindesign Project Life 2016 Week 41

This project is so much fun every year and I love how it is evolving for me. See you back here again soon!

~Theresa

Project Life 2016 Week 39 | Simple Stories Posh Collection!!!

Hi guys, today I am sharing with you Week 39 from my 2016 Project Life album! I created this layout in the Project Life App using the Simple Stories Posh digital elements, printed it at home using my Canon wide format printer, and then embellished on top also using the Simple Stories Posh collection. Have a look at my process!

This is my completed layout for Week 39:

Larkindesign Project Life 2016 Week 39 | Simple Stories Posh Collection!

The digital card I chose as the background for this frame proved to be perfect for adding the date. I grabbed some white foam alphabet Thickers and the Posh cardstock stickers to make the dates.

Larkindesign Project Life 2016 Week 39 | Simple Stories Posh Collection!

When I began filming I realized I did not have a really good place to include journaling on this layout, so I added this lined journal card from the Posh physical products to be able to add some journaling. I also cut out some of the labels on the journaling cards to add to photos.

Larkindesign Project Life 2016 Week 39 | Simple Stories Posh Collection!

For the right hand side I began with this adorable bicycle card and simply added a label plus a chipboard butterfly. So simple and easy, and done.

Larkindesign Project Life 2016 Week 39 | Simple Stories Posh Collection!

In the interest of getting this project done, I really did keep my embellishing to a minimum this week! Some of the cards are left just as they are printed, and I love it.

Larkindesign Project Life 2016 Week 39 | Simple Stories Posh Collection!

Even though the embellishing is minimal this week, what is most important are the photos and the journaling. I love using collections that offer digital elements as well as physical products so very much. Thanks for following along this week! See you soon!

~Theresa

 

 

 

 

 

Project Life 2016 Week 40

Hi there and welcome back to my 2016 Project Life album! I have just about 4-5 more weeks until this project is complete and today I am excited to share Week 40 with you. Have a look at my process!

 

My layout began with a group of photos that I took while we were at Triad Park and I brought them into the Project Life App along with my journaling cards and patterned papers from the Shine Bright collection by Sahlin Studio.

Theresa Moxley Project Life 2016 Week 40 | Sahlin Studio Shine Bright and Numbers Cards

I have created a traditional scrapbook layout from this day in the past, using different photos, but I still wanted to include this week in the Project Life sequence. This particular week was pretty busy and I did not really have any other photos from the week! Sometimes it is ok to just highlight one event in a week and not stress over it.

Theresa Moxley Project Life 2016 Week 40 | Sahlin Studio Shine Bright and Numbers Cards

The left hand side features a large image of all of us captured in one quick, fun selfie. I am absolutely in love with the bright happy colors in the Shine Bright collection!

Theresa Moxley Project Life 2016 Week 40 | Sahlin Studio Shine Bright and Numbers Cards

The bold graphics of the Numbers cards tell us quickly and easily which week we are in while allowing for complete flexibility in how you can use them. I added the glitter Thickers to spell the word week here.

Theresa Moxley Project Life 2016 Week 40 | Sahlin Studio Shine Bright and Numbers Cards

I love to print the digital elements included in digital collections so that I have additional layering pieces for my layout. Typically I print one set on vellum and another set on cardstock.

Theresa Moxley Project Life 2016 Week 40 | Sahlin Studio Shine Bright and Numbers Cards


Let’s take a look at the right hand side of this layout.

Theresa Moxley Project Life 2016 Week 40 | Sahlin Studio Shine Bright and Numbers Cards

One thing I believe is super important to include in our Project Life is photos of Alan and me together. I love documenting our relationship in these albums and I hope that will be meaningful to our children in the future as well.

Theresa Moxley Project Life 2016 Week 40 | Sahlin Studio Shine Bright and Numbers Cards
Theresa Moxley Project Life 2016 Week 40 | Sahlin Studio Shine Bright and Numbers Cards

Printing the digital elements on vellum and cardstock gives opportunities to layer those elements just like I did with this awesome heart embellishment!

Theresa Moxley Project Life 2016 Week 40 | Sahlin Studio Shine Bright and Numbers Cards

Another favorite technique: using washi tape to create journaling lines. This is probably becoming a signature for me, a way to easily identify my layouts, and I love it every time.

See you again soon!

~Theresa


Products shared in this post are available here:

Sahlin Studio Numbers cards

Sahlin Studio Shine Bright collection