Hi guys! Today is TBT and that means another 2014 Project Life layout, where I am currently documenting our house construction project! Today I am in Week 22, the second part, and I decided to use my Amy Tangerine Cut & Paste collection. Here is my process video:
Oh I am always so happy using my Amy Tangerine products. The colors are so bright and happy and the layouts always turn out the same. Here is the layout with only photos and journaling cards:
And here is the completed layout, with journaling and embellishments:
Since this is the second layout for Week 22, I did not need a date card. So I created this adorable filler card.
I made sure to include my circle date from Paislee Press so the date on this photo was easy to identify. I have been using these throughout this project for consistency and love them.
The center pockets are all Project Life cards from the Cut & Paste mini kit. I used the stamp set from the Finders Keepers collection, and the enamel dots are from October Afternoon.
The drywall in the house is now completely hung, and they are preparing to do the seams and spackle. I love this real life photo of the product waiting. This is the spackle. This is how much it will take to seal in these lovely walls and to make the drywall smooth and beautiful. I love this.
The windows also passed inspection so I documented those stamps of approval. I love these small details - don't be afraid to capture those, to remember those moments and what it means. I also love how the street looking out that window was so different from now (it is all filled up with homes!). This is how it was, maybe it was only this way for a few days, because time marches on. Capture it! Get that shot!
Two more journaling cards on this side, with just a few notes about what is going on.
The right hand side of the layout is about our school's Spring Fling. Yep, even while our house is being built, life is moving forward. This was a yearly tradition for us for quite a few years - the elementary school in our previous county held an annual Spring Fling and it was always a favorite event. You might recall when I was gathering the photos and preparing to tackle this project, I came upon these photos and decided to reprint them because they are awful yellow. So I did reprint them and adjusted them a bit in Photoshop. They still are not perfect, by any means, as you can see! But they are included anyway. Keep the imperfect ones. This was too important to leave out.
I started off with this photo of them all gathered around a table playing a game. The fact that they, for one moment, were all around the same table at the same time is miraculous enough (!) and it tells such a story here. Again, such a fleeting moment, they all look different now!
These two. They are best friends. They miss each other when they are apart. When we were deciding on floor plans for the house, they insisted on keeping a room together. Sometimes they fight the worst, and sometimes they ignore each other altogether (!) but at the end of the day, this is them. I want you guys to know that both of them carry silent grief. Both of them have experienced loss and sadness - each one unique and neither one greater than the other. But this. Out of loss and tragedy and pain comes this.
The pockets across the center are again Project Life cards with simple embellishments. The wood grain card here just had to be used up. I layered the circle die cut and a star enamel dot on top.
And then there are these two. You can tell which of the children grew up being photographed, and therefore when the camera is out she will pose. I love both, and I love that this photo captures both.
I created a simple title card here. This event definitely was on their Love List and that banner is perfect. Alphabet is from Amy's Stitched collection.
Last two filler cards here. Simple stamping and a washi tape from Paper Source that is laying on my desk.
That is all for today friends! I hope this was fun! See you back tomorrow with some traveler's notebook fun!