SC DECEMBER DAILY 2013 UPDATE

Hey there! I’m here to share a wonderful news with you. If you haven’t seen this at Studio Calico’s blog, they have revealed the gorgeous December Daily kit!

I’m so excited I’m counting the days until I receive this kit. Yes, this will be my first year doing December Daily and I’m hoping to get a heads up what to prep for it. I’ve been reading Ali Edwards blog for years now on her DD, so I’ll extract some inspiration from her and those who’ve done it before. If you have someone to recommend for me to get inspiration from, please leave me the links. Thanks in advance!:)

So, here’s a look at the beautiful December Daily Kit from Studio Calico.

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I think my favorite items from this kit would be the transparency card, wood veneer alphas and chipboard shapes. They’re so pretty!

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My next favorite would be the PL cards! They’re so beautiful!

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And of course the handbook is to die for! It’s amazing!

And oh, you’ll also be receiving some BONUS ITEMS! Studio Calico have included bonus digital items in this year’s kit which you will be able to access within 24 hours of your card being successfully charged. They will be placed on your dashboards. In addition to the printables pictured, you’ll receive a set of digital die cut files (accents and numbered journaling cards) and a digital version of the December Daily™ kit stamps. How awesome is that!:)

I hope you’re looking forward to this as much as I do. If you’re on the fence deciding whether to get the December Daily kit, I hope you do.

I’m off now to print and cut the digital items first.;)

Have a fabulous weekend ahead!

Linda in AusOctober 5, 2013 - 11:23 pm

Can’t wait for mine to arrive.
Shimelle has a class called journal your Christmas it’s great.

Studio Calico Antiquary Reveal

Project Life | Week 34 & 35

Well, it’a high time that I come back here to blog. My absence for the past two weeks have been unavoidable. Life is on the fast track, with so many things going on at work and home. I’m glad I’m finally able to find time for a breather and pop in here quickly to share my Project Life I’ve made for Studio Calico using their October kits, Antiquary. Yeah, it’s the time of month again. Time really do flies. We’re now only 3 months away before the year ends! That was fast, wasn’t it?:)

It’s been an awesome month working with Antiquary (I say this month after month! *laugh*). I’ve been a few weeks behind and feeling a little mojoless but this kit came in on time to perk me up big time! And so I’m caught up with another two weeks worth of my PL spreads.

I’ve got myself the Project Life main kit, Dublin (PL add-on), and all the 3 Sb add-ons, Amsterdam, Vienna and Rome. I’ve also got the Everyday Cards by In A Creative Bubble and Watercolor Cards by LifeLovePaper. I’m absolutely in love with the PL cards and all the embellishments from the SB add-ons. There are still plenty left over and I plan to use them for the other weeks that I’m behind.

So, here are my two spreads using the Antiquary kits.

Week 34

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Supply List: Dublin (PL add-on), Amsterdam, Vienna, Rome, Printable Labels by Hello Forever, Printable by In A Creative Bubble, Printable by Hello Forever.

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Week 35

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Supply List: Antiquary Project Life KitPrintable Labels by Hello ForeverPrintable by In A Creative BubblePrintable by Hello Forever, Here We Are Cuts by Shanna Noel.

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I hope you are still doing good with your Project Life. For me, after 35 weeks of complete madness week after week, I’m still loving and enjoying every minute!

I’ll be catching up with my remainder 4 weeks soon. Wish me luck!

Be back soon!

MariahOctober 2, 2013 - 1:29 am

Hi there! I love your site :) How do you get your PL spread pictures so clear? I’m in a constant battle against glare when shooting mine. Can you offer any tips?

Thanks!

FionaOctober 2, 2013 - 8:35 pm

Lovely PL spread as always! You’re definitely one of my favorite life documenters! :)

Linda in AusOctober 5, 2013 - 11:27 pm

Love that date stamp. Your pages are looking awesome. Have you had a chance to play with the new camera yet. Love that photo of you and Ethan on the couch.

FindingnanaOctober 7, 2013 - 11:24 pm

Hi Mariah,
I’ve just posted some tips on my blog on how to photograph PL pages. Hope you find it useful. :)
xo
Leena

Project Life | Week 33

Project Life | Week 33

Hey, I’m back again! So soon huh?;)

It’s been 3 weeks since I last updated my Project Life spread, I have a lot to catch up. Now that I’m settling down nicely after all the traveling, I’m ready to play catch up. We’re at the end of Week 37 as of this weekend, so I’m about 4 weeks behind. I’m not the least worried at all because I know I’ll be up to date soon at my own pace. All I can say is that I’m still loving this project. After 33 weeks, I’m definitely going to continue what I’ve been doing, enjoying every bit of of recording the every day with a big fat smile on my face. I wasn’t sure I could say the same about last year but it’s ok. I learned from my last year’s process and make it better this year. As time goes, it gets better each day. So, the whole process of documenting comes together at ease, without worrying one bit if I’m too far behind or whether I could catch up.

I have a lot to thank for with the availability of Project Life kits that allow us to record our memories without much fuss. With coordinated cards and embellishments, I can now easily complete my page within an hour or two. It’s pretty amazing right that we don’t have to crack our head too much what papers and embellishments to match or if the colors coordinate etc.

So, here’s one of my all time favorites, the Midnight core kit from Becky Higgins, designed by Liz Tamanaha. I’ve been using this kit for the past few months and I’m still loving it so much! They’re so clean, simple and easy to use. Not too much of busy background you know. I like it as plain as possible so my pictures stand up, which is the main focus of my spread.

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Here’s a closer look of my pages.

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I hope you’re still enjoying yourself with your Project Life as much as I do. If you’re stuck or feeling mojo-less, just step away from it and come back again later. Go and do whatever you feel and want to do, and once you’re back, you’ll be re-energized and ready to move on again. Take it easy alright?:)

Thanks again for taking time to drop by my blog and for all your lovely messages. Have a fabulous day!

JuliaASeptember 15, 2013 - 12:51 am

Lovely spread! Just wondering where the little coffee time stamp came from that is on one of the 3×4 cards – very cute!

Chok KeunSeptember 17, 2013 - 9:20 am

Gorgeous projects as usual.

Julie {CalleLillyCafe}September 19, 2013 - 2:50 pm

I am still a fan of your PL pages Leena!

Laura RahelOctober 21, 2013 - 10:20 am

Love your layouts! So different from mine- inspiring me to try something new :) Love the way you use the cork alpha’s too.

Antiquary Sneak Peek

It’s the time of the month again!

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Studio Calico sneaks of their October kits Antiquary are out! You can view more of the sneaks here. I promise you it’s going to be a good one and you’ll know what I mean when the full reveal comes out on 27th September.:)

Here’s a sneak of my Project Life, using the Project Life Add-on, Dublin.

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Have a great weekend!