Project Life: Week 18

ProjectLifeWeek18Left ProjectLifeWeek18RightWith the exception of an insert to document a sewing project, this week felt very sparse as far as photos go. I used several cropped photos to make larger 4×6 cards, and am especially pleased with how the “this is what life looks like” card turned out. It may be my favorite 4×6 so far.

ProjectLIfeWeek18Detail3Since Dad and I are slowly going vegan – this haul of fresh fruit and veggies left over from an event at work was a blessing! We were able to each have supper and lunch the next day just from what I brought home from work.ProjectLifeWeek18Detail1

ProjectLifeWeek18InsertFront ProjectLIfeWeek18InsertBack ProjectLifeWeek18InsertDetailThis week’s insert focuses on the first of my 26 quilts (post on the quilt coming tomorrow). I’m super excited to have finished it and am really, really pleased with it. I’m also really pleased with this insert. I used measuring tape washi from Freckled Fawn, some sewing embellishments from my stash, and even a scrap of the fabric to help document the finished quilt. (The Russian nesting doll above is actually cut from the fabric)

ProjectLifeWeek18ShinobiShinobi was a big  help in getting this quilt finished – she personally provided quality assurance for both the batting and the finished product. 


I love all the details on these fillers cards in the back of the quilt insert. I’ve had these button stickers and fabric tag stickers in my stash for forever and it’s so nice to be able to use them.

A few other highlights from the week:

  • We went to what was billed as an area wide flea market – but it turned out to be more of a vendor’s market, selling mostly stuff you would find peddled in the middle of the mall.
  • The weather called for a chance of snow this weekend – which is crazy. It’s May and I’m in the South. It shouldn’t be snowing in May in the South!
  • Since Dad and I are slowly going vegan with our diet, I’m reading a ton of cookbooks from the local library trying to get ideas.

Supplies Used: All photos taken with iphone 4s & printed at Walgreens and Walmart; Seafoam Core KitMonthly DividersLarge Paper Binder; Digital Seafoam Papers printed at Office Max; Amy Tangerine date stamp; kraft stickers, orange washi, & green dot washi from Target; freckled fawn measuring tape washi; cat wood veneer, asterisk wood veneer, and star stickers from Studio Calico, hello stamp from Elise’s Stamp Shop; button stickers & fabric label sticker from my stash; floral 4×6 cards from Hobby Lobby by Echo Park; sewing machine, button, and thread stamp by stampabilities and from Hobby Lobby; Design A Page ProtectorsDesign J Page Protector; 3×4 Grid Journaling CardsFiskars Corner RounderZig Millenium Pen; staz-on ink; Stampabilities ink; & American Crafts slick writer.

Linked up with the Mom Creative for Project Life Tuesday.


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