Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Project Life: August Sketches

Hi friends! I had so much fun creating new title card designs last month that I decided to challenge myself to a repeat performance for August. After all, school is about to start and I won't have nearly as much free time, so I thought I would create a couple of more sketches to make scrapping fast and easy during the school year. That's what I'd like to share with you today: two more Project Life sketches.

August Sketch #1

For this sketch, I was inspired by the banner die cuts and the library card journal card from the October Afternoon Public Library collection.  Adding a 3x4 to my 4x6 title card with a few other embellishments is a quick and easy solution when you don't have any 4x6 cards.

August Sketch #2

For this card, I really wanted to showcase the wooden circle embellishments by Elle's Studio. I backed them with some scrap pieces to really help them stand out. For the gray card, I cut out one of the polaroid shapes from one of the papers in the kit and turned it sideways.  We often have polaroid style die cuts in our kits, so this sketch can be reused for a variety of pages.

I hope that your Project Life sketch collection is growing and making it easier for you to "Get More Pages Done!" Thanks for stopping by and see you next month.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Project Life: Love This

Hi there! Today I wanna share the last layout that I made with my August kits from The ScrapRoom. These are some random pics from my breakfast room mini makeover and my Raskog cart. The papers are Echo Park's Capure Life.

Love This

Since there were so many different patterns on the title card, I decided to keep it pretty simple and just add a 3x4 card and flair button (from my stash). For the 3x4 journal card below, I added an arrow paper clip that I cut up. I really wasn't sure how to add it as a clip, so I used my wire cutters to remove the back part.  

That's the last of my pages, but I do have a couple of sketches to share. See you soon with those!

Friday, August 8, 2014

Project Life: Get Lost in a Book

Today's layout is from the first two weeks of school with my students last year. We were working on annotating our summer reading book in preparation for a Socratic seminar and creating Gallery Walk posters from the Beowulf background information (in case there are any teachers reading this).  I used more of the October Afternoon Public Library collection from my ScrapRoom kits. I focused on just three colors in this layout -- turquoise, coral, and black.

Get Lost in a Book

Thanks for coming by today. Be back soon to share the last layout that I made with my August kits from The ScrapRoom.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Project Life: Back to the Books

Today, I have a quick share from this time last year when I redecorated and reorganized my classroom. As you can see from the pictures, there is a LOT of green in my room. Carpet, cabinets, walls, desks. Even the blinds were green, but I swapped them out for white. To make it a bit more tolerable, I brought in some cute borders that included the green and lots of other fun colors. Then, I spread those colors around the room. Much better!

The October Afternoon Public Library collection that came in my kits included that same green as well as the pops of red, yellow, and green that I included in my room. What luck!

Back to the Books

Well, like I said, a quick share. I'm back at work this week. UGH! But at least my room is cute. LOL See you soon!