Project Life :: We Need A Vacation!! :: 2015

Seriously though, we need a vacation.

I just want to get out of here and go somewhere else.

A travel booklet came in the mail and it inspired me to do this layout. I believe I can call it recycling. And possibly repurposing.

Here some ideas of where we could go:

Take a pick. Just pick somewhere. Anywhere.

If I had to choose, pathetically, the first place I would go would be Disneyland. My almost 16 year old just told me he has no recollection of going there! We took him twice. How is that possible?

Just remembered…we found out we were pregnant with him during our Disneyland trip in 1998! I did a pregnancy test right before we went. I needed to know! I was so tired and sick…anyway. I choose Disneyland!

Project Life Album :: November 2014

Welcome to my November 2014 Project Life 2 page layout!

I am on the Take Ten Kits Creative Team and for this layout

I used several pieces from the Take Ten Kits November 2014 kit:

We Are Family card, the grey Hearts, the black There Is No Instinct card, the Blue and Grey chevron card as well as pieces from prior month of the Take Ten Kits: wood clouds, sequins, and the Rain or Shine card.

The rest of the pieces are from my stash.

This is the left side of the 2 page layout for my month of November.

I love the We Are Family card and the grey hearts! I cut it down the card to fit in the 3×4 pocket.

Side view of the raised Studio Calico stars.

This is the right side of my 2 page layout.

Love the way this card came out! It’s supposed to be rain but looks like it could even be snow. Its about the first big rain we got- hopefully it helped the drought we’ve had in California.

Side view of the clouds I raised with foam dots, and the sequins I glued down with Stickles. I think I still prefer to sew down the sequins. A few have popped off already.

Love this deer card! Makes it feel like Winter is on it’s way!

My rain trio! I love it. Used the Rhonna Designs app on my iPhone to make the letters on this card and the one on the top left of the other side of this layout.

And here is my final layout for November 2014! I like the colors and the way they all go together!

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Take Ten Kits :: Project Life :: My Daughter’s Southern California Trip :: June 2014

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This is my Project Life layout using the Take Ten Kit from June 2014.
Let me take you though and show you how I did my layout. The photos
are from my daughter’s trip to Southern California. She had a great time!

Since I am fairly new to Project Life I sometimes lay out my pages with post-it notes reminding me where I want certain photos and which papers I wanted to use.

I have laid out all of the pieces of the Take Ten kit for June. I can see what I’d like to use, what colors match with which photos and what kind of journaling or stories I can tell with each pocket.

I’m going to use these three cards but I’m going to cut them up to use them, to show them off, in my layout.

I cut the blue border off of the ‘_ out of 5’ card to use it with the Dish Duty card.

I cut the card and then put a piece on either side of the 4×4 Instagram photo.

I will use the orange striped piece of the other card on this one and then both sides of the layout will coordinate. I like to coordinate. 🙂

I liked the cards so much and wanted to use pieces of them all over! 🙂

Where to use these bright enamels? The colors match the flair perfectly.

I used the enamels here as checkmarks rating how great their trip was: 5 out of 5!

The flair brings the colors out in this photo and I placed it under the 3 important people.

The enamels and the flair add great dimension!

For the wood veneer stars I added some glittery paint to just a few.

Each month Take Ten Kits have add-ons. This month I added a few things. On this my layout it looks like I went a little crazy with the geotags. My intention was to use them, like, 3 times. But then I realized it was kinda fun to mark every place they went. They went many places in those few short days! And now, they’re all marked.

Why, here’s one now!

Here is the first photo, the one of them leaving on their trip. I used an enamel house, the mini ABC’s, and also a geotag which was all mounted on the blue striped 4×6 card.

Here is side 1: the start of their trip. All of the cards are from the kit, as is the white ABC’s, the enamel, the geotags, and the stars. The orange letters are from my home stash. And the Tiki Juice Bar stamping was done to cover-up a mistake. 🙂 I love the way the panoramic looks filling the bottom two pockets. I used a rolling stamp to make the dates of their trip on the ‘Special’ card.

Here is side 2: the end of their trip and coming home. (Waaayyyyy too late for my comfort.) All of the cards, geotags, stars, enamels, flair, and the white mini ABC’s came from the kit. The letter stamps and the rolling stamp are from my stash.

And the last photo of their trip. They arrived home tired, grouchy and exhausted but safe. I love the blue constellation card- the color with the stars was a perfect way to end the layout!

Here are the other items I used in the layout: Mister Huey’s gold spray with the trio of Stickles for the stars, and the rolling stamps by Dear Lizzy and Amy Tangerine.

And here we are, back where we started from! My finished Project Life layout with the Take Ten Kit!

Here is the entire Take Ten Kit for June 2014! And can you believe it’s only $10??!!! I love the Take Ten kits. If you need to opt out for the month there is never a penalty. There’s not a months long commitment. Just a fabulous kit every month. And the add-ons are pretty great, too! > Take Ten Kit Artists for June 2014: 3×4 cards: Sweet Stamp Shop 4×6 cards: Yellow Lime Studio Enamels: Pink Fresh Studio White mini ABC’s: Studio Calico Flair: Samantha Peyton *add-on Geotags: Studio Calico (photo credit to Colie Kumar, this photo only)

I hope you enjoyed looking at my process of making this particular Project Life layout.

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