april kits are like a party in a box. i know opening mine friday afternoon truly seemed like happy hour. i haven't had much time to work with mine yet. i got this layout done friday night and another layout + pl combo done on saturday (those can be seen in the designer gallery). be sure to check back next weekend as i'm sure the gallery will fill up by then. poor christine has been having a heck of a time getting product in these last couple months with the port strikes on the west coast. hopefully, it hasn't affected you too much, but as we get our boxes a couple weeks earlier it's been hard to get them to us and created in time. fingers crossed that the strike is over by next month!
april planner pages in both a5 and personal size. if you missed them, you can run grab a set quick and have them for the first week of april. i really think they're the cutest things ever and the more i use them the more i figure out how to use them if that makes sense. like this month i've realized what i can do to make them more like the one aspect that i miss from the composition style planners (that would be the keeping of data once the year is over). it was kind of a "duh" moment to be honest. anyway, this is what i'm working on today. getting my life organized and planner prettied for april. i'm about to make a copy of this free calendar page (another "duh" moment - how did i not realize these were there?) and a divided page with this free cute file (just as soon as i can kick my kid of my laptop). hope you're having a productive and/or relaxing sunday! :)
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Friday, March 27, 2015
design: i went with a monochromatic color scheme for the background. i randomly cut the yellow papers from my kit and layered them up the page. i like how it helps reinforce the growth theme.
photos: the sunflower was taken with my dslr. the other two were with my iphone. the tiny photo was edited with the pictureshow app and then resized with diptic before printing.
technique: i stamped on the tag, but then covered most of it up. i've been trying to use my stamps more lately.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
the first day of spring, i had this idea to bring some of g's old toys over for another little photo shoot to show you the scale of these sweet little plants. i was glad i hadn't gotten around to taking the goodwill for drop off as i dug down to the bottom of the bag to rescue these cutie dinos.
how does your garden grow?"
how does your garden grow?"
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
photo: taken on my deck with my dslr.
product: i made my own patterned paper kit for calvinball and then started pulling some "archaic" product to score some extra bonus points. i will never grow tired of my heidi swapp ghost letters, old foofala, and ki memories color theory.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
a beautiful mess. it has definitely been my favorite to work with of all the project life kits that i have. it's just so bright and happy and fun!
the spread and coincidentally the photos on these pages are all from the same day, so it's nice that they go together.
and another summer spread.