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The Stories We Tell | Houdini Jonas

Written on August 26, 2013 at 5:51 pm, by

The Stories We Tell | Houdini Jonas

This week’s challenge at Document Life Workshop is to Document the stories you tell. Most of us have verbal stories we tell about our lives and experiences, but those aren’t always the stories we think to tell when memory keeping.

There are a few stories Jake and I tell … Continue

What I Like About You…

Written on August 19, 2013 at 6:00 am, by

What I Like About You... Challenge at Document Life Workshop

Jake and I celebrated our 8th wedding anniversary yesterday (hooray!), so we made a scrapbook page together to celebrate. This week’s challenge on Document Life Workshop is to What I Like About You…, and Jake and I each used the prompt as an opportunity to write tiny love notes … Continue

Use a Non-Flattering Photo

Written on August 12, 2013 at 6:00 am, by

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This week, the challenge at Document Life Workshop is to Use a Non-Flattering Photo. I think that it’s common to delete or ignore photos in which you don’t think you look your best (or you may avoid the camera all together). But sometimes those are the photos that tell … Continue

Inspiration Vacation | Document Life Workshop Idea Book

Written on July 30, 2013 at 6:00 am, by

Inspiration Vacation | Document Life Workshop Idea Book and Community

I am so excited to announce a secret project Allie and I have been working on! We’ve teamed up to release Inspiration Vacation, a Document Life Workshop idea book and community filled with ideas and examples of how to document trips! Many of you have taken or are planning … Continue

Get Inspired by Architecture

Written on July 29, 2013 at 6:00 am, by

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The challenge over at Document Life Workshop this week is to Get Inspired by Architecture. I had this grand plan for using the design of window placement on a building as the base for a design on a page, using the windows as spots for photos. That idea will … Continue

My Advice to You

Written on July 22, 2013 at 9:36 am, by

My Advice to You // Advice to Children Challenge by Megan Anderson

The challenge over at Document Life Workshop this week is to document Advice to Children. You can take the challenge on and document advice to any kids (or all kids!), but I took this as an opportunity to write a letter to mine.

I used digital brushes by Ali Continue

Use Photos as Embellishments

Written on July 15, 2013 at 6:00 am, by

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This week’s challenge at Document Life Workshop is to Use Photos as Embellishments. Photos can be used not only as a way to tell a story, but also as decorative elements. For this layout about hanging out with my brother-in-law on his rooftop garden, I punched circles from 2 … Continue

Transform Something from “Eh” to Awesome

Written on July 1, 2013 at 9:46 am, by

It's Okay to Redo a Scrapbook Page by Megan Anderson

This week’s challenge at Document Life Workshop is to Transform something from “eh” to awesome. The challenge is totally an open invitation to fix up anything you want, and I decided to do something that is against an oft said rule of memory keeping. I’m re-doing a scrapbook page. … Continue

A Few of My Favorite Things

Written on June 24, 2013 at 6:00 am, by

A Few of My Favorite Things

This week’s challenge at Document Life Workshop is to document a few of your favorite things.

I was planning on photographing some of my favorite things, but I’m doing that for another project. So instead of doubling up, I decided it would be more fun to make something entirely … Continue

Project Real Life REDO | Week 11

Written on June 18, 2013 at 6:00 am, by

Welcome to Project Real Life REDO, a project to re-start the (closed and finished) Project Real Life Workshop with some friends. Project Real Life was a 4Expert course by by Becky Higgins I took care of Big Picture Classes. I’m documenting the class prompts and then I’ll … Continue