I wanted to mix it up this month and take a little break from the Project Life layouts I've been sharing, so I decided to make a 3x4 accordion mini album for my mother in law who is going through some rough medical stuff at the moment. She and my oldest son have a beautiful relationship and so I thought it best if I made her a mini full of reasons why he loves her so.
I sat him down at the breakfast table and asked him to tell us everything he loves most about his Grammy. He came up with quite an extensive list and I narrowed and paraphrased when I added the typewritten journaling to the album.
The Life Noted Collection is a perfect match for a small mini such as this one, and it was so quick and easy to put together using the patterned papers and journal cards from the collection. A few strips of
At this small size I hope she will be able to carry it with her and pop it out whenever she needs a little reminder of how much she is loved!
For my second project this month I made a layout of my son and his new favorite pastime
He has a kids camera that he
This layout began to come together after I started cutting apart the colorful square patterned paper from Life Noted. I liked the way the printed word squares and colorful symbol squares looked stacked on top of one another. With those cut I just started to move them around the page and picture and the layout came to life.
No layout from this collection will ever be complete without those acetate words, which are decidedly my most favorite embellishment of all time, I'm giving them MVP status. With the help of the
I had a lot of fun creating with Life Noted this month and was feeling rather sad that I'm making a considerable dent in these gorgeous supplies. Happy spring crafting friends, see you all again soon!