Project Life 2012 | Week 33

Week 33 and you’re about to see why I’m running a week behind. Three inserts! So much went on from August 12 to August 18 that I had a hard time figuring out how to get it all in. But here it is.

Project Life 2012 | Week 33

Project Life 2012 | Week 33

This week starts off with photos from our visit to the Nelson. I usually dedicate a pocket to the week number and date, but this week I wanted the first page to be all photos. So I added that info into the white space of two of the photos. I also used white space to add journaling, as well as a bit of washi and the same stamped label journaling spots I throughout the Florida minibook.

Project Life 2012 | Week 33

For the front of the first insert (it’s 6 x 12), I included a bit more journaling about the Nelson visit (all paraphrased from this post). I also added in the brochure from the paid exhibit we went to see, as we couldn’t take pictures of the exhibit. The brochure is just slipped in there so anyone can slip it out to look at it.

To save patterned paper, the background of this insert is plain white cardstock. I only added enough patterned paper to cover the space that is shown when the brochure is slipped in.

What looks like flair is really a pin-backed button from the museum. I just removed the pin from the back and added a foam pop dot. It’s adhered to the outside of the page protector. (Get a closer look in the first photo in this post.)

Project Life 2012 | Week 33

Project Life 2012 | Week 33

The back of the first page protector is a collage of everyday stuff from the week. Going to Harvey’s football game (and missing it because I got lost), visits from family members, the kids hanging out together, Jonas putting his foot on the table, taping Jonas’s nose to make a funny face, Back to School Night, and (as always) reading.

I printed these photos off on three 4 x 6 sheets, then cut the collages into strips so I could re-arrange them. One collage had six 2 x 2 Instagrams and the other had four 2 x 3 photos.

Like the previous pages, white space is for journaling.

Project Life 2012 | Week 33

The front page of the second insert (8.5 x 11) details the Hit and Run that totalled our car. That weird black shape in the upper right corner? Yep, that’s a piece of the car from the crash. Scrapbooking makes you crazy, people.

Project Life 2012 | Week 33

Even though the back of the second insert and the front of the third one are about different topics, I designed them as if they were a double page layout. Man, Project Life is awesome.

Project Life 2012 | Week 33

The back of the second insert is just a Wahoo! page for our 7 year anniversary. Those photos aren’t an excellent quality, because we took them indoors with no natural light, but I love them anyway.

Project Life 2012 | Week 33

The front of the third insert is an ode to Jessica.

Project Life 2012 | Week 33

I left the back of the third insert blank. Its destiny is to include awesome wedding photos. But for now, I only have Instagram photos from our friends Steve & Michelle’s wedding. Eliza made an awesome flower girl.

Project Life 2012 | Week 33

And that’s Week 33! Week 34 has almost this much stuff to include. I love that this project is perfect for the little everyday weeks, but can hold weeks with tons and tons of stories as well.

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