Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Project Life 2013 - week 21

I'm so late getting this post up today, having a holiday on Monday always screws up my schedule plus I decided I needed to make a little mini album insert so that totally made me get everything done in a timely manner....Not!

Here's the full spread

The spread and insert ended up going very pink which I love!  I posted a photo on Instagram because initially I had 46 photos I wanted in the weeks spread which I knew wasn't going to happen.  I edited a lot out and ended up making the mini for our Fair photos.  There's a lot of Studio Calico Atlantic in this spread and I used a ton of the May Project Life kit cards in the spread and in the mini.

The Mommy card above was supposed to be used for Mother's Day but since I did the layout I still had it. It was perfect for this little party Simone had for me.

Here is the right hand side. The Studio Calico neon sequins are addicting, I'm glad I got a few packs. I love having my typewriter up and running, I typed quite a bit this week. 

I struggled for awhile for a plan for the little mini I wanted to make, especially when it came to size. I wanted to have lots of pages, not be thick and still maximize my 12x12 sheets of paper. I ended up with a 6x6 mini that was a lot thicker than I wanted but I love it.  I cut 6 sheets down the middle horizontally. Some I wanted to use both pieces others I only used one half so I could save the rest for later. I then folded each piece in have horizontally again.  I attached the sheets back to back only on one side if that makes sense.

Like I said above I used a lot of cards from the May Studio Calico kit, especially anything yellow. There were several this past month and they all seemed perfect for what I was doing. A few also came from a limited kit they sold last month too.

supplies for the cover: paper, alpha, ribbon clip - Studio Calico; gold glitter arrows - Freckled Fawn; doily and tag - my stash

supplies: wood card - Amy Tangerine; washi, vellum bubble, paper, journaling card, small alpha all Studio Calico; enamel dots - My Minds Eye for Studio Calico

supplies: paper - Tim & Beck; journaling card - Studio Calico; dot washi - Doodlebug; dot alpha - October Afternoon Midway

I adore this paper, the typed words were printed on it and I used the whole sheet, it was perfect for this.

supplies: paper - Elle's Studio; journaling card trimmed down - Studio Calico; sequin heart and stars - Heidi Swapp; crystals - Prima; roller stamp - Dear Lizzy

supplies: paper - Elle's Studio; journaling card - Studio Calico; sequin heart - Heidi Swapp; gold glitter arrow - Freckled Fawn; roller stamp - Dear Lizzy; yellow alpha - Jillibean Soup

This is my new favorite photo. I held my breath when I took it because I could hear her but couldn't see her face because I was standing in a shadow. I clicked at exactly the right time and it wasn't blurry.

supplies: paper - Glitz Design; washi, journaling card, ribbon paper clip - Studio Calico; enamel dots - My Minds Eye for Studio Calico; roller stamp - Dear Lizzy

supplies: paper, journaling cards - Studio Calico; pink alpha - Jillibean Soup; glitter alpha - Dear Lizzy

These are a close second for favorites. I snapped a similar shot last year at the same fair and hoped I could get a repeat shot. I got so lucky! The first half dozen times she went down the slide she was wearing her hat, these were at the end and I could see her face more. The peace signs at the bottom, classic!

supplies: paper - Cosmo Cricket; journaling card - Studio Calico; enamel dots - Basic Grey for Studio Calico and Basic Grey; roller stamp - Dear Lizzy

All photos were taken with my iPhone 4s. They were edited with the Pic Tap Go app and some were given further edits with Rad Lab.

I saved my journaling for the back of the album. I also added a piece of the Bazzil plastic paper between the last two pages so I could punch holes and have it be part of the album.

supplies: paper - Tim & Beck; washi tape - Freckled Fawn; vellum - Joann's; font - Wendy Medium

Thanks for sticking with me, I know this post was a doosey!

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