Monday, June 25, 2012

PROJECT LIFE....POOL TIME AND VBS !!!

Hello, how is everyone??  We are doing GREAT, this had been the best week of summer break so far and I LOVE this week's pages.  I had fun putting them together and reliving it all over again. We got our pool up just in time for the HOT weather that came thru our area. The other AWESOME part was the kids have VBS, they looooove going each summer and always get sad when it's over. They beg the leaders to stretch it into 2 weeks every year because it's so much fun for them.
So here's the full spread with one insert, I had extra pictures and decided to throw them all in and I'm glad because they came out GREAT!!!  Now for some close-ups of each page...
On the left side, I picked out the date card since it matched the pool colors and added a title to it, want to do this more. The bottom right picture is before leaving for VBS, the only one I took of them. When they were little I would take it at the church but they don't like that anymore. I played with the journal cards again and did this cute arrow one that I LOVE! Look at those temps, HOT HOT HOT!!
Here is the front of the insert, MY FAVORITE THING THIS WEEK!! I love all the blues and collages about them in the pool. Click on the image to see/read better, I put titles on each collage kinda describing what each one is about. The journal cards add a pop of fun to the page I thought, notice my new purple/aqua paper tape and butterfly stamp both from Walmart and only $1, can't beat that price. I also added some SUNSHINE stickers to the collages just to show how hot it was.
This is the back side of insert and the right page of the spread. This one took some time because I had to many things for the pockets. Now for close-ups of these pages....
On this insert the top collage is my favorite because Rich took these of me and Colt. I love that he thought to do this for me, he didn't zoom in but I love them anyhow. The journal card with the tag stamped on it reminds me of summer right now. I included Sam's wings form VBS, he loved making this and it just fit in the pocket, still have to write a journal card and put it behind it though. The kids would come in and play on the Wii after swimming so I wanted to document that also.
Here is the right side of the pages. The collage of the sunset was even more beautiful then it shows, love seeing the different sky each night. In the upper right pocket is a list from a scavenger hunt we had at Walmart. It was so much fun to do this and we plan on doing it every couple weeks and even have different ideas for each time. The only rules I gave them was to NOT RUN and WE PUT EVERYTHING BACK WHEN DONE. Sam asked to sleep in girls room and was so happy they wanted him to. My new favorite colors this week are on the journal card with tape, LOVE THIS!
We did smores one day with the microwave instead of a bonfire, YUMMY!! Ended the week with fun shopping with girls photos, they were soooo funny today and it was great to be out with them.

So that's my pages for last week, hope you enjoyed them as much as I did. The week was filled with more artwork by me also, had so much fun and will share them in a few days. Working on a surprise for the kids next month, a new holiday tradition that started last year. Here's a hint... has to do with red and green and twinkling lights????? Can you guess????  Will be sharing peeks of that also.
Have a great week everyone and THANK YOU FOR ALL THE SWEET COMMENTS ON MY LAST POST WITH MY ARTWORK, MAKES MY DAY!!!




15 comments:

  1. these are all amazing pages.. u hv been busy! Love them!

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    1. Thank you Bonita, yes it was busy but FUN!!

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  2. Gorgeous colors this week Dawn! Love it! Glad to hear you are feeling better!

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    1. Thanks Michelle for visiting and your nice comment.

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  3. Hello dear Friend,
    What a wonderful week of PL. Before I forgot, I totally love those shoes, OMG they are so cute.
    My favourite colours - they are mine right now too, I can't seem to get enough grey and yellow and I always love a hint of black.
    Now, please more info on the scavenger hunt, how does it work, please would love to know.
    I love reading all about your summer and we are freezing our buts off LOL. I am keeping a list of what you get up to so that I can have some ideas for our summer.
    Love your post. have a great week.
    Love me :-)

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    1. Hello Tracey,

      Ha! I thought you'd like those shoes!! So glad these are your fave colors also. I need more papers that are gray&yellow, so I can play more.
      The scavenger hunt is so cool and you don't have to wait till summertime to do this. To make it easier I will do a special post about it this week explaining how we did it.
      That's great you thought of keeping a list of summer ideas, that's what I did before my computer crashed earlier this year. Now I'm trying to find them again and not having much luck!!
      Take care and stay warm!

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  4. love your collage pictures!

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    1. Thanks for stopping by and the sweet comment!!

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  5. great pages dawn. i really like how you did the collages.

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    1. Thanks Melanie, glad you stopped by!

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  6. WOW! What a big project. I could never do it. I admire that you can. I have bad follow through with things like this. My poor kids don't even have completed baby books. And my last child doesn't even have a book at all! What a treasure you a making for your family to look back on in the years to come. Just fantastic!

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    1. Hi Stephanie, so glad you stopped by. Thanks for all the nice words, it is a big project and I LOVE IT!! Your kids will have your art one day to treasure and to me that's just as important.
      Thanks again for visiting, so nice to see you!!

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  7. Your Project Life Book is amazing!! So much detail!! ~ Love the journal cards and all the special touches you are adding. What a keepsake! This is such a special treasure for you and your family! Enjoying your visits to my blog and looking forward to popping in here to see what all you are up to!! Hugs!!

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    1. Hi Ann-Margaret,so happy you came by. I'm glad you enjoyed my Project Life, it's my biggest JOY. Looking forward to seeing more of your blog also, thanks for visiting and your sweet comment!

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  8. You have had a great week Dawn. The page in blue is lovely.As always I love your sunset pictures.

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