Project Life with Adrienne Alvis

Good morning, Hip Kit fans!  I love using leftover bits from my monthly kits to create Project Life pages.  I’ve been PL-ing for three years now and this year I decided to switch my methods of documenting our daily life up a bit.

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I used to use an entire spread to hold a whole week’s worth of photographs and details, but now I’m combining two weeks onto each page instead of just one.  This is due to several factors…this year I have less time to put my spreads together and I haven’t been taking as many photos throughout the week, etc.  Our lives are really busy right now, but I love that I can adjust my Project Life album to accommodate our crazy schedules and still get all the information down in one place.

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For week’s 3 and 4, I used several pieces of patterned paper that came in the 6×6 We R Memory Keepers Paper Pad that’s available in the February 2015 Embellishment Kit.  The smaller pattern size is perfect for my PL pockets!

Week 3

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Some of the papers from the 6×6 pad were perfect for adding my journaling to, with a little help from a few other embellishments from the February 2015 kits like the washi tape and wood veneers.

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Week 4

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I coordinated the patterned paper, colors, and embellishments for both weeks to keep my spread looking cohesive.

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One thing I love to do in my PL album is use letter stickers on top of larger photos such as the one below.  We are in the middle of a house renovation that includes our kitchen and since the mess is the only thing we’ve been able to look at I decided to use the letter stickers from the February 2015 embellishment kit to highlight the current state of our kitchen.

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Kit leftovers are also great for making filler cards for your PL album!  I sized a piece of patterned paper from the 6×6 paper pad to fit in the 3×4 pocket and layered the ampersand from the Crate Paper chipboard along with a sentiment from the My Mind’s Eye die cuts available in the February 2015 Main Kit to create a quick and easy accent to my spread.

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I’d love to know how you use up the leftover scraps from your kits?

Thanks for stopping by today!

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