Project Life 2013: Week 14


Welcome to Project Life 2013, week 14. If you're new to my blog, make sure you check out my post about my 2013 album.

This week I was aiming for black and whites with pops of color. It didn't come out exactly as I'd planned but the end result was satisfying.


We actually had a busy week. Austin had his two year pediatrician appointment, we celebrated my birthday, and Brad and I saw Jurassic Park in 3D.


I used the Total Baby iPhone app (actually, it started out on my iPad before I got my iPhone) when Austin was little to track feedings and doctor visits. I still use it just to keep track of his height and weight. After his two year appointment I took screenshots of his growth charts and added them to my Project Life album.

I used a card from the Kraft edition (digital format, printed) and a chipboard sticker from Recollections next to a photo of Austin in his daycare teacher's glasses. I spotted that owl in Michaels and had to pick it up to use with that photo. I also used some of the enamel dots from the Studio Calico Latte add-on Project Life kit to separate two different topics.


The "grow" alphas are from Snap. Love that 8 sheets of alphas come in one pack.


Brad and I went out to see Jurassic Park in 3D and we stopped at Fuddrucker's for dinner. I took one of the paper hats and added it to my Project Life spread. I used a Kraft edition card and a stamp from the Studio Calico Project Life add-on stamp set to document the night. The ink is Stampin' Up!'s Island Indigo.


I brought out the table and chair set I used as a toddler for Austin over the weekend - he loves it! And we celebrated my birthday at a local steakhouse. We also voted in our town election on Saturday. 

The "Hello Weekend" card and the "look at this" flag are from the Studio Calico Latte Project Life add-on kit.

That's it for week 14! :)

11 comments:

  1. Great layout! Love the SN@P collections! I have the typeset alphas. May have to get these too! The owl picture is adorable! I need that for my graduation spread next month. We're the owls. {How terrifying, right?!}

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  2. Love the dress Melissa!! How cute is Austin using your table and chairs from when you were little.

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    1. Thank you! It is really neat to pass something down to my own child!

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  3. melissa... totally off topic but just want to thank you, i took your post instructions on the printing 2 3x4s on a 4x6 printed the instructions and did it step by step... and it worked!!! 1st time i was able to put 3x4s in my project life!!! thank you for such easy instructions!!! sooo excited!!! Thanks brandi

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  4. Very nice! Love all the special little touches!
    I just finished week 14, too and used THAT SAME OWL on my pages. Too funny...but it was so darned cute I felt like you did...had to use it.
    Mine is here if you want to peek:
    http://www.expressionavenue.blogspot.com/2013/04/project-life-week-14-and-playing-catch.html

    Susan

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  5. Love these layouts. What a great idea to include the growth charts.

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  6. So in love with your new dress. Where did you buy it?

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    1. Tj Maxx! It's Jessica Simpson. (Not the cardigan though)

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  7. I just love looking at your PL pages - so much inspiration to find. You create such lovely spreads! :) I also want you to know that I've used your Easter freebies in my PL for my Easter pages (week 13).
    My link is www.charlotteslifeandscrap.blogspot.com - if you want to have a look.
    I have bookmarked your blog and I will return for sure. :)
    ~Charlotte~

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