Sunday, August 31, 2014

Project Life!!!!!


I thought I would have a go at making my own Project Life style cards. I had always thought this would be quick but whether its because I made my own with the help of one of two that came from the paper pack or I just moved  tiny pieces paper around I'm not sure but these four pages took longer to do than standard 12inch pages.
My papers are Fancy Pants and there was a sheet of cards but not many I liked and I already had 6pocket page from American Crafts and though it would be easy to start with that size to begin with.  Another problem I hit is I print out on my PC using Epson and it prints out supposedly 4 to a page but that doesn' make them 4 by 6 and they don't quite fit in the pockets.


It got a bit much when using my leftover letters that I started cutting more letters to make up for letters that was missing in random colours. I also not keen on journalling but it gave it more interesting.


But it did help have a few stamps and dies from Simon Says Stamps which were perfect for event I was scrapbooking but at one point I had chairs with stuff of because I run out space to put stuff. The event was my nephew's 40th birthday and I had quite a few pics. I plan to make two normal 12 inch size pages to put either side of these page in my Album.


I also going to call these Wk 32 and 33 because they taken so much time and its still scrapbooking.
Would I do it again probably, would I make my own cards, maybe not.


20 comments:

  1. WHat lovely pages of memories Debby and loved the themed party....

    Anne

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  2. These are fab Debby, especially love the I Scream one! I have the same project with PL ... the premade ones a bit boring, but then it takes aages to make your own. I've sourced some PL sketches that definitely make it easier for me ...
    http://www.pinterest.com/lynneinni/project-life-sketches/

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  3. Hi Debby great pages and brilliant photos. We used to holiday on Hayling island when I was very young! As you say, I think 12 x 12 pages are easier, as you have a single backing page, you don't have to cover every inch. Have a lovely Sunday. Carol S.xx

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  4. Stunning LO's Debby. Love all your cards too. Always a joy to see.

    Love Karen x

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  5. Brilliant layouts! The jury's still out with me as well on project life pages. I've used ready made cards but they didn't really go with my photos so I think making them yourself is probably better. And printing the photos small enough was a problem.

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  6. So fun Debby! Love your use of the SSS's exclusives! TFS

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  7. Fabulous pages Debby, looks like everyone had a fun time!

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  8. These are gorgeous Debby. I think you've done an excellent job making your own PL elements.
    Love
    Nikki
    x

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  9. They've turned out beautifully.

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  10. Gorgeous page layouts Debby and fab photos.
    Lorraine x

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  11. Great photos and layouts Debby..looks like a real fun time had by all..

    luv CHRISSYxx

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  12. wow so lovely pages
    hugs Pia

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  13. Lovely layouts Debby. I suppose the PL layout allows you to use a lot of photos on one page, but the downside is it is rather fiddly. x

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  14. These are wonderful Debby. Looks like your family knows how to throw a great party as everyone looks relaxed and happy!
    Great layouts.

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  16. These are all so colourful and fun with obvious special memories.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  17. A fabulous way to keep and share those memories, love the cards.
    hugs Brenda xx

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  18. Oh my word Debby these are brilliant love the papers and LO's, they go so well with the lovely family pictures.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  19. I'm really slow at doing PL pages too - they take me so much longer than a normal 12 x 12 But these are really fab and are a great way of getting more photos onto a page

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