As mentioned in my previous post about Project Life, I chose the Seafoam kit. I'm absolutely in love with the color scheme, patterns, and wording. I also really loved the Olive kit, but I thought the Seafoam would be more neutral for documenting Langstons little self as well. I really wasn't sure what extras I would need to go along with my core kit, so of course I took to my fellow mama bloggers to find out and these are the essentials I came up with:
Corner Rounder Punch: Perfect to round edges out to match the kit pieces
Washi Tape: So many different uses - I love this stuff!
Date Stamp: I like the idea of knowing which dates are under which week
Thickers: Letter stickers - self explanatory
Snapseed: Fabulous app for editing my pictures
So I have officially begun!
The pictures may change as my prints come in, but for now I've settled on these and I love how it looks. I didn't want too much going on, so I left it pretty simple. Some bird and heart washi tape, and button embellishments were about as crazy as I got. I love the library card, and I plan to jot a couple of the books I read this year on it as I go along.
The "Shelby + Langston" and "the best is yet to come" is done with a label embosser, and I like the look it gives off. It was super cheap, but I think I may spring for a bit of a nicer one since I'm really starting to love it.
(Please excuse the quality of these photos,
I'm still trying to figure out the best place to snap shots of them!)
For Week 1, I was really lucky because I had so much to photograph and include! We took a trip to the mountains to visit my family, and it was absolutely perfect. I hadn't made any trips recently because Lang made it very clear that he was not a fan, but this time he did amazing - so proud of him! The weekend was full of eating (as you can see!) and then it was back to work, for a week filled with coffee, and anti bacterial. I am trying my absolute best to keep the flu far, far away (fingers crossed!)