Welcome to Week 8! This week was a fairly basic week for Project Life for me. The left side of my layout was a Design F page and I think I'm getting used to using that page protector. I find that I like it better when I balance out the color of the weekly title card with more of the same color on that page. This week involved a lot of red. LOL! And only one insert - an 8.5x11 Page Protector.
This week started with a sick day on the couch for Andrew and me so we amused ourselves with self-portraits with my iPhone. And a million photos of the dog at our feet. I persuaded Andrew that we really only needed to put 1 of each into Project Life. ;) I also included a screen shot of my receipt for our Hunger Games midnight premiere tickets, along with journaling about them. We had a two-hour fog delay this week, too, and I passed the time by cleaning out the fridge - that will be funny to look back at in a few years - what's in your fridge?!
And then there is the most horrid photo of me ever taken - Libby has been practicing her braiding skills on my hair and, while I'm happy to record the memory, I need to remember not to hold the camera (and my jaw) at that angle again. UGH.
And then that bottom photo of the crazy puppy? See that photo? Soooooo cute, right? He's sleeping on a quilt that I made a few years ago. And he loved it so much that we allowed him to keep sleeping on it. Only we didn't notice later that he had woken up until Tom discovered that he was EATING the quilt. Yep - he chewed and chewed on it until there were two gaping holes. I had to be restrained when we found out.
One quick digi note about the photos above, too - the white overlay with text on it is what I call "digital vellum." It's super-easy to make - I quickly outline the space I want to fill in with white with the rectangular marquee tool, fill it with white, and then reduce the opacity so that part of the photo still shows through. Digital vellum!
The front of the insert is just journaling from the week. I used side B Cathy Zielske's Layered Template No. 92 for the journaling but switched around the placement of the title.
The back of the insert is a flat Andrew that Andrew had to make at the beginning of the school year and was just now allowed to bring home. I opted to turn the colored side down because I love seeing his writing on the back. :)
Page two is all photos! It's my first time not including journaling cards on a page but the kids really wanted all of these photos included so that's what we did!
The top photos include some of the jam that I made this week (with a new Ali Edwards brush - link below) and a photo of Em and our Who-loving neighbor with their Who shirts on. They are both British Rock Band freaks. :)
We also have 3 photos from our dinner at a friends' house this week - including Em and his bff dancing and entertaining us all, a piano concert, and Tom and our neighbor enjoying their post-dinner treat.
I also have photos of Em and Andrew snuggling on the couch (LOVE that photo!), the kids playing "sleepover" with each other and giving themselves facials, and a photo of the kids and their friends with 3D glasses on after we took them to see "Journey 2" in 3D.
Any bets on how much trouble I get into with the kids by posting that photo of them with their mud masks??? Mean mommy. ;)
WEEK 8 SUPPLIES INCLUDE: