Thursday, June 20, 2013

Photo book Embellished Project Life Style

It has been a long time since I have had a chance to craft and I am about to go crazy.  Life has just prevented me from my crafty passion for the time being.  With a 2 year old and now a 2 month old, I just cannot seem to find the time.  So I have to take advantage of every second I get to make something pretty.

As I mentioned before, I am not much of a scrapbooker (yet!).  My daughter loves having her picture taken so I do take a lot of photos of her.  Now that my son has joined the world, I have another subject to photograph.  My intentions are to fill scrapbooks with loads of memories, but I am just lacking the time.  I have been loving this "Project Life" thing I have seen enter the scrapbook world here in the last few years.  It seems like a quick method to get your memories documented without a lot of time and effort.  I like how you can fill each pocket with different embellishments like tiny art cards that coordinate with the photos or just fill a spot on the page.

I want to do this type of scrapbooking, but I need to work with what I have.  So here is my take on a standard photo book embellished project life style.

It was really fun to use up scrap paper, washi tape, punches and my tiny stamps to embellish each pocket in a unique way.  I have attached each photo only at the top of each piece decorative paper insert using washi tape so I can add photo details and additional journaling under the photo.

I am able to do a few inserts here and there when I get time which helps me get creative but doesn't require me to call in a babysitter for my two goonies!!