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Sunday, 20 January 2013

Getting started with Project Life

This time last year I was in California, but this year  instead I am in snowy Suffolk.  I hate the blooming stuff, it causes nothing but trouble.  Me and the man had a trip planned to America again for February, but due to a number of reason this has been postponed to July and we are planning to be away for my Birthday and the 4th July weekend.  The plus side of the delay is more time to save, and more time to continue on my weight loss journey.  We are hoping to get away in February too, just looks like it will have to be in the UK somewhere as need to be close to home.

The plus side of the weather is being stuck indoors and having crafting time. I have jumped on the Project Life bandwagon, as created by Becky Higgins, and so far I am loving it.  For the last two years I have completed the Document 2011/2012 project as started by Shimelle, but decided to change it up for this year.  One of my lovely Instagram crafting buddies was giving up scrapbooking and was selling her stuff off, very sad as she created beautiful pages, but good for me as I picked up a Project Life Album with some protector in, to get me started.  I must admit 2 weeks later I found a box of 100 Becky Higgins page protectors I forgot I had!, I brought this a year ago!

I have been pinning lots of pages on Pintrest and looking at all the loveliness on Instagram and decided this weekend was the weekend to get caught up.  It also was well planned as my Studio Calico box turned up on Friday and I have subscribed to there Project Life kit too.

So here are my pages so far.

Introduction Pages

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Resolution/Goals Page – Featuring my One Little Word (Ali Edwards) for this year, which is CLEAR.

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Week 1 – Getting back in to routines and learning new skills.

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Week 2 – Lots of details about starting Slimming World

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Week 3- This week I took a lot of photos due to the snow, so did a double page spread.

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I must say I love this for capturing the everyday photos, I am sure I will do a few 12x12 pages to go in this album too, but most of my 12x12 pages will be for my travel scrapbooks.  I am not going to post all these pages on my blog, as I know they are not as interesting to look at as 12x12 LO’s.  I do think I will be using PL supplies in my LO’s though and my typewriter recovered from my mum is going to feature a lot as  I love journaling this way.

I am nearing completion of my Barcelona Albums, only another 20 pages to go and some journaling to do.  Then it is starting on the mammoth task of the America Trip albums and the Paris/Disney album from 2012 too.

I probably should get myself scrapping rather than blogging!!

Thanks for looking.



  1. Great start love your pages. Is the All About Me diecut one you welded yourself or did you buy it?

    1. I have looked and I think it was downloaded off someones blog. There is a similar one in the store though.

  2. I am really loving your pages and can't wait to see how your album progresses x

  3. Hi Nancy - Just found your lovely blog tonight whilst blog hopping - I'm now your newest follower! I had a little browse and you create some fab layouts! Great start to PL too! Sarah x

  4. I love this idea and what you've done so far...it's so cool! x


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