Monday, June 23, 2014

Scrapbooking | Kindergarden Life with Kelly

Hi everyone!! I'm so pleased to share two Project Life layouts with you today. I really need to stay motivated to finish my 6 year-old's Kindergarten book before summer ends and he's in 1st grade, right? One way to make it easier on myself is to use the smaller 6x8 books with only 4 pockets to fill. Much easier and quicker than the traditional 12x12 pages with 8 pockets!

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For Project Life or scrapbooking, I love using arrows to point out the important things. The Write Stuff: Love Story has two arrows that I use quite often, like the ones pointing to the "100" on Jackson's math worksheet.

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Another way to make life easier on myself is to start with pre-made journaling cards and then embellish them as needed. The sketchy rectangle in Scenery: Rectangled & Triangled works out wonderfully for highlighting key words. To finish it up, I stamped "original" and "lol" from The Write Stuff: Picture Perfect between the bubble and the caption.

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In addition to documenting all the big days of school like the First Day, Halloween, Valentine's Day, etc. I like to document the NON days of school ... like when they have it off.

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The asterisks in Scenery: Big Bang Bling are perfect for a snow day. Use a few different colors for depth and you're done in a minute. Before stamping "hello" from The Big, the Bold & the Happy I touched a darker ink pad to the bottom of the letters. I originally stamped "lucky day" (The Big, the Bold & Extras) directly on the journaling card, but it got lost in all the other black journaling so I stamped it on a colored cardstock for some contrast.

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Here's an easy border from cutting a thin piece of patterned paper and then stamping "good times" repeatedly from The Write Stuff: Picture Perfect.

Thanks so much for looking!
-Kelly

9 comments:

  1. Great pages! Love how Kelly incorporated all the stamps, and what fun stories/tidbits to remember!

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  2. Awe! This is so sweet and you will be amazed at how fast he grows up! Good to journal these special moments in time!

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  3. Thisi is so fantastic Kelly, great stamps and such an adorable grown up subject!!

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  4. Love how Kelly used the W&W stamps on this sweet layout!

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  5. What a wonderful idea! I love the idea of a smaller book. Also love the use of the W & W stamps.

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  6. So fun and what cute moments captured here! I'm liking the idea of a smaller layout...may have to look into this!

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  7. Love the shaded 'hello' - such a cool technique.

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  8. LOVE these layouts from Kelly! AWESOME and PRECIOUS moments indeed!

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