Pocket Scrapbooking with Project Life

Cultivate a good life and record it.



inspiration from our creative team – august 2015

Our creative team has been working overtime on a variety of projects to inspire you and help get your creative juices flowing! I simply love the way that these ladies have showcased our products in a myriad of ways this month. Some love to mix + match a wide variety of kits into their work while others choose to keep things simple by sticking to one or two kits and the same page layout design. And a few of them even decided to go “outside the box” this month with mini-album projects or by working ahead on pages that will eventually be filled when a sweet baby arrives. No matter how you choose to use the products you have, one thing is certain – taking the time to document will remind you of just how blessed you are!

The pages + projects you’ll see in this post are from the girls on our team using our physical products. You can also find digital inspiration for August from those on our team using our digital products and the Project Life® App to document. No matter which products you choose, the idea behind Project Life is the same – to help you simplify the process of getting your stories into albums! Remember that the 3 core Project Life components and nothing else are really all you need to get started. Album + Project Life Core Kit + Big Pack of Photo Pocket PagesThat’s it. All products used in the pages below include direct links under the images for your convenience so you can see more.

Regardless of what you’re documenting this month, we hope you know how awesome you are for cultivating a good life and recording it!


Mini album project created by Awbree Caton, featuring the Open Book Core Kit, Fine & Dandy Core Kit, High Five Edition Core Kit, and 3×4 White Cards. The cover was created by trimming down packaging from Photo Pocket Pages to 3×4 inches.

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Pages created by Brooke Petermann, featuring the My Story Themed CardsFine & Dandy Core Kit, Sunshine Edition Core Kit, and Bold & Gold Themed Cards. Left page is Design A (trimmed down using the Photo Fuse Tool) and right page is Design H.


Pages created by Donna Meuli, featuring the Moments Like These Card Collection (by Stampin’ Up! – printed from digital files). Left page is Design F (trimmed down) and right page is a 6×12 Page Protector.


Pages created by Els Brigé, featuring the Inspire Edition Core Kit, September Skies Core Kit, Mix & Match Value Kit, and Note to Self Value Kit. Farthest left page is Design J, center shows Design I (front and back), and right page is Design M (part of Small Variety Pack 3 – retired).


Pages created by Gabby Robinson, featuring the Baby Boy Edition Core Kit. Left page is Design A and right page is Design C. She’s getting a jump start on her baby’s album as she awaits his arrival very soon … we can hardly wait!!


Pages created by Jen Lake, featuring the September Skies Core Kit and Fine & Dandy Core Kit. Both pages are Design G.


Page created by Julia Reichert, featuring the Midnight Edition Core Kit, Sunshine Edition Core Kit, and Seafoam Edition Core Kit (retired). Page is Design P and she used the Photo Fuse Tool to create the diagonal pockets.


Pages created by Lynley Johnson, featuring the Cathy Zielske Value Kit and Clear Themed Cards. Both pages are Design A.


Pages created by Mindi Niebuhr, featuring the Midnight Edition Core Kit, September Skies Core Kit, and Moments Like These Card Collection (by Stampin’ Up! – printed from digital files). Left page is Design G and right page is Design A.


Pages created by Rhonda Steed, featuring the Bright Overlays and Prismatic Core Kit – coming soon to our shop and available now exclusively at Michaels stores. Both pages are Design A.


Gratitude mini-album project created by Rianne Alonte, featuring the Becky’s Quotes Themed Cards, Jade Edition Core Kit (retired), Personal Yearbook Mini Kit (digital exclusive), Fine & Dandy Core Kit, Hashtag Themed Cards, Baby Girl Edition Core Kit, Baby Boy Edition Core Kit, Travel Themed Cards, Road Trip Themed Cards, Midnight Edition Core Kit, and Inspire Edition Core Kit. All pages are 6×8 Photo Pocket Pages – Design 3. Rianne shares her process:

On each page, I will write about something I am grateful for and accompany it with a photo. I will use the Design 3 sleeves for all pages and follow this format I saw on the packaging of your latest themed/specialty card sets: (1) 3×4 filler card on the upper left pocket, (1) 3×4 journaling card on the upper right pocket and then a 4×6 photo at the bottom. This is so fun, easy, and quick to make!!


Recipe cards created by Toni Harris, featuring the Sweet Edition Core Kit (printed from digital files).


Pages created by Tully Reynolds, featuring the Cathy Zielske Value Kit. Both pages are Design A.


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