It’s December, and I’ve set myself the goal of completing my 2015 Project Life album by the end of this year. That means I’ve got a few solid days of printing, cutting, pasting and organising ahead in the next coupe of weeks, and the prospect is quite happymaking.

I finished August last night. Here’s what it looks like:

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mama finch project life august 2015 02Title cards have caused me a bit of angst in the past (because I like to invest my anxiety in the big things), but keeping them simple has been my saviour.

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mama finch project life august 2015 07I wrote a reasonably lengthy blog post about something that happened on this day, and I wanted to include it in the spread. Printing it out and sticking it in an envelope was the easiest way to do that.

It wasn’t a particularly happy story, so having it tucked away was preferable to me.

 

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mama finch project life august 2015 10I’m a bit in love with those oversized heart paperclips. They’re of my favourite embellishments in this album.

 

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mama finch project life august 2015 12Vellum is one of my favourite materials to add depth and vary texture in a album. That beautiful spray rose printed one is from Pretty Little Studio, and it makes me feel a little swoony with love every time I look at it.

 

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And now I’m moving straight on to September – wish me luck!