I'm having a lot of fun redoing some of my earlier layouts ... take a look at just how cute The Boy Child was ... Park life First ever haircut Discover and do What have you been creating?
Week 5: It was a peculiar week. The Brainy One was away in Marrakech. I was still reeling from the news of a friend's death and subsequently spent a fair bit of time arranging travel plans and accommodation so I could attend his funeral. And the UK finally and formally left the EU. Week 6: … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 5 and 6
I filled in the few remaining blanks in our 2019 album ... The Festival of Remembrance: And I then reworked a few spreads for The Boy Child's revamped album ... First passport photo: Worn out through play: First visit to Santa: What have you been creating?
Week 3: A week where the Sussexes dominated every news feed. Thanks to the tail-end of Storm Brendan, I was soaked two days running. I met friends for an overdue catch-up (I printed this card twice, stuck them back-to-back and put the journaling on the reverse). The Boy Child and I went to the pub … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 3 and 4
January has passed by in a blur here at This West London Life; let's see what the numbers made of it: 13: Yikes! There's a teenager in the house! 68 walks with Tilly. 15 scrapbook pages created. 14 birthday thank-yous written by the teenager. 7 nights in Marrakech (spoiler: it wasn't me). We ate out … Continue reading Month in Numbers | January 2020
It was while I was considering the dilemma of lack of storage space for full scrapbooks that I was sidetracked by browsing through Volumes 1 and 2 of The Boy Child's albums. They're shockingly awful. I don't say that in the hope that you will leave a comment in order to contradict me and tell … Continue reading Project Life | Revisiting Those Early Years
The first spread of the year was to record Cachirulo's first ever school photos - doesn't he look gorgeous! The patterned paper and embellishments are from the fab Back to School range by Doodlebug Design. The second spread was to record our December Doings - a double spread sufficed, as the first 25 days of … Continue reading Scrapping in 2020 #1
Two weeks into the new year and this smaller size of 8x8 is working for me. I don't need a photo for all seven days, I can just cherry pick the stories I want to tell. Week 1: The cards are a mix of 'proper' Project Life product (designed by the fabulous Cathy Zielske) and … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 1 and 2
I haven't solved the dilemma of scrapbook storage, so I'm continuing with my hunt for a scrapbooking solution that ticks all the boxes. And just like blogging, I've no plans to stop scrapbooking. As previously mentioned, I've returned to Project Life this year (in a smaller format than before) and I will also incorporate 8x8 … Continue reading Scrapping in 2020 | The Goals
The final spread has been added to last year's One Little Word traveler's notebook. The book is so fabulously fat now, it's started to fall apart. A sign that we truly lived our word last year, perhaps?