Project Life 2014 : Weeks 12 & 13

Nearly a third of the way through the year already!  How are your Project Life pages coming?  Are you staying caught up? Oh, I just love this Kiwi Edition. & I particularly enjoy when I come across an opportunity to add pink to my spreads.  Living with three boys, those opportunities are definitely limited.

Week 12 was the perfect week to use the pops of pink because the azaleas began blooming in our neighborhood and I bought an adorable pink Armeria for our backyard corner garden.

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The highlights of this week: We searched for clovers in the backyard on St Patricks Day. Beau cleaned & organized the garage. We planned and picked out flowers for a new garden. New storage spot for our family albums now that the upstairs hallway is done. The insane amounts of pollen collecting on every surface outside. And new palm trees next to the patio.

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I dissected a couple of journaling cards in this spread just for fun.  The first was the card on the left, where I added the tiny pink stripe to the bottom.  After I added the journaling I realized that it wasn't about a single day, but oh well, I like that it adds some extra color.  For the second card, I cut part of a circle off of another card and added it  a journaling card, just to switch things up.  Seriously, I was all about making the most of my opportunity to add pink!

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On to Week 13 where I played with the Studio Calico April kit: Bluegrass Farm

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This week we started renovations on the office, creating quite the mess after removing 1/4 of the drywall.  We took photos in the Bluebonnets.  More gardening, of course.   & enjoyed a craft night with some new friends.

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I'm continuing with my attempt at including a favorite song most weeks.  & this week was most definitely Happy by Pharrell.  It's been a fun challenge to create a different look for each card too.  This week I took the color theory mini alphas from Studio Calico and cut out the letters.  Instead of placing the letters themselves on the card, I used the outlines to match up the style of the "Hello, my name is" card.

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Love how telling that demolition photo is.  It truly was a mess and my boys (all three of them) sort of liked it, I think.  All cleaned up now, thank goodness.

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Totally inspired by Leena Loh's guest post on the Studio Calico Instagram about stamping on cork sheets.  Since I had the supplies on hand, I immediately got to work on trying it out.  Definitely will be doing more of this in the future.

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Supplies Used: Project Life Design A photo pocket pages, Project Life Kiwi Kit (exclusive to JoAnns), Studio CalicoBluegrass Farm monthly kit, Studio Calico Mini Alphas, Project Life Journaling Pens, and Becky Higgins Corner Rounder.

Project Life® is a simplified memory keeping system created by Becky Higgins. To see my previous posts, click here.  Have questions?  Leave a comment!