my new addiction ~ letterpress love

There’s something about the look of letterpress. So rich and tactile and just delightful, but one of those things that I admired from afar. Then I came across the Studio Calico letterpress class. It was reasonably priced, and included some fun stuff to get started. The class kit was reasonably priced. I didn’t have a manual die cutter, but I’d […]

project life :: nov 10-17, 2013

Another week down! I had to blank out a couple of photos this week as they were related to a school event and thus had a) children in identifiable uniforms and b) other people’s children in them, and I couldn’t blur them in a nice way, so I went with colour-coded blockout. This week was FUN to do – not […]

project life :: October 21-27 2013

  Two weeks in, and I’m a convert to this system. This week was a total of 40 minutes including photo printing. And potentially a bit of Facebook chatting 😉 I do, however, need to reprinted that one on the bottom left of the second page where the photo got a bit distorted in resizing. I had run out of […]

project life :: October 13-20

Sunday afternoon, the house was clean, I was able to ignore the basket of washing waiting to be folded, the baby was sleeping, and the older children were happily playing outside with daddy. I made myself a coffee and parked myself in front of the computer, my photos open in front of me, ready for choosing, editing, printing. Then, of […]

the great photo test

As mentioned in my recent Project Life post, I was wanting to test out photo printing options and decide how I was going to do it. In one corner was the quality and ease of sending off the images to a lab for printing and posting back to me, balancing against the convenience of printing at home as I put […]

getting in early.

I first looked into Project Life a few years back, liking the idea of the little cards, and thinking it might be a good alternative to scrapbooking (which I was – and still am – disastrously behind on!), but in the end decided against it. As cute and easy as it looked, the pocket pages were just too far from […]