Project Life is my preferred method of scrapbooking and I’m hoping to provide you with some useful tips for either documenting your own lives or putting together your own pages with minimal fuss.
Here’s what I’m going to emphasize with the layouts I share:
- The random stuff I like to capture and document for myself.
- The simple approach to Project Life that I take. There are a lot of photos and very little embellishment and journaling.
- The way I organize some spreads into themes or stories.
You can click on each image below for a slightly larger view.
Capture Idea: Eating out. It’s pretty much our only weekend activity. That and sitting around in pajamas, but that isn’t so photogenic.
Capture Idea: I took Ali Edwards’ Lens of Joy class that month, so I took a picture of the first handout.
Simplicity Point: I layered a watercolor-like digital paper with a paper from the Seafoam kit and used the lighten function in Photoshop Elements to merge them together.
Capture Idea: A shot of my backyard in full bloom.
Capture Idea: My car hitting 100,000 miles.
Story Idea: The entire spread is my progress in crocheting.
Capture Idea: I asked my husband to take a picture of me crocheting so that there’s a visual of me in the process of doing.
Simplicity Point: I used digital washi tape and typed over it as a label.
Capture Idea: Christmas cards addressed and waiting to be stamped.
Capture Idea: Various cooking adventures,
For more info on my general approach to Project Life, check out this blog post.
Project Life is a memory-keeping system created by Becky Higgins. She’s awesome. Go visit her website for more information or watch her 3-day course on CreativeLive.