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project life 2013 week 1 and week 3


I love the embarking-on-something-new feeling.  This is the beginning of a new album, Project Life 2013. There’s no opening page (though I do intend to add a year-in-review/table of contents insert like the one in our 2011 album later on). Just jumped right in to week one. I didn’t take a lot of photos that week, so this one page insert was all that I needed. 5 photos, a handwritten note from Becky Higgins and the back side of my business card. The black striped card is from the Seafoam Kit.


Week 3 (left side).  This was a fun week, a little bit of everything – family time, work and fun.  On Monday, I spent the day at Disneyland with friends that were still in town from CHA.  The rest of the week was spent trying to get back into a regular work routine. And spending lots of quality time with my family.



Week 3 (right side).


I’m trying to incorporate more journaling in the album this year. The text here I took directly from a blog post I had written that week.


Here I printed a couple of screenshots from a video chat session with Peppermint.  My girls adore her. That night they were freaking out over Peppermint’s “gold hair.”


One of my favorite things to attempt lately with an iphone is the “blur on purpose” look (inspired by one of my favorite photographers, Cindy Loughridge).


Both sides together.

Week 2 is done too.  I’ll try to share that next week (it’s a big one with lots of photos from CHA). I’m excited about Project Life, more than ever this year.

products used: woodgrain journaling card templates, 4×6 photo templates


Project Life is a memory keeping system created by Becky Higgins. Read more about it HERE. All of my project life entries can be found HERE. Photos edited using either RadLab by Get Totally Rad! or VSCO

{ 17 comments… add one }
  • Donna January 30, 2013, 4:08 pm

    LOVE! Your work has such a beautiful calm vibe:)

    • liz January 30, 2013, 10:33 pm

      That is such a huge compliment, thank you so much Donna!

  • Mindy January 30, 2013, 4:08 pm

    as always…beautiful! i just love how simple & clean your albums are.

    • liz January 30, 2013, 10:34 pm

      Thank you Mindy!

  • Celine Navarro January 30, 2013, 4:23 pm

    Your work is precious. So much inspiration here. THANK YOU <3

    • liz January 30, 2013, 10:34 pm

      I love you Celine!

  • Pink Ronnie January 30, 2013, 4:35 pm

    Love this so much Liz. Absolutely wonderful!
    Ronnie xo

    • liz January 30, 2013, 10:34 pm

      You always know how to make my day friend. 🙂

  • Alex January 30, 2013, 5:27 pm


    Quick question since I plan on incorporating the midnight edition into my current PL album when it becomes available. Is the predominant dark color black or dark brown? Hard to tell on the computer. Thanks!

    • liz January 30, 2013, 10:31 pm

      It’s not a true black, it’s a soft (less stark) black if that makes sense. But it’s definitely in the black family, not brown.

      • Pink Ronnie August 13, 2013, 10:38 pm

        I’m the same! I hardly ever use 100% black in my designs. Much prefer 90% (or %95) black. I like how you call it ‘soft black.’
        Ronnie xo
        p.s. Trawling your archives, as you can see…

  • Fiona January 30, 2013, 10:22 pm

    Just love these pages, Liz. They are so beautiful! As always, you inspire 🙂 Fiona

    • liz January 30, 2013, 10:35 pm

      You are the sweetest, thank you Fiona!

  • Marie January 31, 2013, 3:17 am

    I simply love your layouts, your photos, everything! It’s so sweet, so soft… I’m definitely a huge fan of you Liz! 🙂

  • may January 31, 2013, 10:15 am

    i’m in love with your layouts!! you are my inspiration. ( i’m not trying to be creepy. ^.~)v )

  • ChrisyC January 31, 2013, 1:00 pm

    To say l loved looking at your pages is an understatement Liz.
    Lots of inspiration there. Thanks for sharing.

  • Cindy Koning February 7, 2013, 4:25 am

    I just love your layouts! I have just started PL this year, but looking at your layouts just makes me wanting to start over again 🙂

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