Project Life: Week 34

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Wow – I am so far behind on sharing these spreads. This week is from August, roughly a month before I left for Ecuador.
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Not a ton happened this week, but I did get the chance to visit my Maternal Grandmother’s Lakeside Cabin. I spent many summer weekends with my family at that old cabin – and I’m happy to be able to have some photos of it. My grandmother is in the process of trying to sell the property, making it a perfect time to photograph the exterior.
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I ended up with so many great photos that I used an insert to fit them all in (Design C cut in half), and, as I do with all of my inserts, I trimmed the edge with washi to make it visually noticeable.PLWk34LakeInsert

Sorry for the glare here, the pocket pages can be a booger to photograph. Anyway, I love how this spread turned out & am so, so happy that I have these lake photos documented somewhere.PLWk34JosueHouse

I was also blessed with some pretty terrific mail from Josué: a picture of his house! Photographs from Compassion kids are rare, and a photo of thier house is even more special. It blew my mind that he would send me such a precious thing. That Josué, he has a heart of gold, and I wouldn’t trade him for the world.PLWk34Packing

A few other highlights from the week:

  • I started packing for Ecuador this week – and quickly filled up most of the available space with gifts….
  • We harvested an eggplant from the garden at work – though I think we may have been a bit trigger-happy, and pulled it too soon.

Supplies Used: All photos taken with iPhone 4s & printed at Walgreens and Walmart; Seafoam Core Kit,(Monthly DividersLarge Paper Binder); Digital Seafoam Papers printed at Office Max; Midnight Core KitAmy Tangerine date stamp;  all yellow journaling cards, “day, month, date” stamp, and “Happy Mail” stamp from Studio Calico kraft flag stickers and striped washi from Target; mini green envelope from my stash – orginally purchased on etsy I think, Blue “lake” stickers from my stash, 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.

*** I take & process 100% of my photos using just my phone; and most of the time, I print straight from my phone to Walgreens via the Printicular app.

Linked up with the Mom Creative for Project Life Tuesday.

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