Sorta new here but 5th year of doing project life

Discussion in 'Project Life/365/52' started by klweber2002, Dec 27, 2018.

  1. klweber2002

    klweber2002 New Member

    Oct 31, 2014
    I joined here a few yrs ago. But then my laptop crashed and I did my project life on becky higgins project life app. But with the new upgrades of the free form text I can now add other journal cards. I also gifted myself a 12.9 ipad pro to use as my main laptop and I'll be using affinity to do some non project life pages.. Waiting patiently for it to get here.
    But this year I subscribed to the memory pockets monthly. I love just using cards and a few embellishments on my pages.
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  2. bestcee

    bestcee Lorelei and Rory are my neighbors

    Dec 18, 2013
    Hi Kris! Welcome!
    Do you do other scrapping too or stick to Project Life?
    Any tips to stay caught up? 5 years is amazing!!

    And I hope you love MPM (Memory Pockets Monthly) - I know I do!
  3. Cherylndesigns

    Cherylndesigns All glasses should be bigger than 1.5 oz

    Dec 15, 2017
    Hi Kris and welcome to TLP! I started with the Becky Higgin's PL App, too, and used it for a couple of years. I love the variety that's available using my computer and the great Pocket Pages templates and Journal Cards that are available here!
  4. berniek

    berniek I have a girl crush on the Naming Fairy

    May 3, 2012
    Hi Kris and welcome!
    I too want all your tips and tricks to stay on top of it for 5 years! I don't believe I have ever finished.
    How do you do it?
  5. HeatherB

    HeatherB Ain't nothin wrong with a few dust bunnies!

    Jun 2, 2010
    Hi Kris, and welcome to the Lilypad! We have a pretty active PL group of scrappers here at the Pad, I'm sure you will find lots of inspiration and fun sharing your pages!
  6. A-M

    A-M Not a lot of hustle in my hustle anymore

    May 3, 2016
    Hi Kris! welcome to The Lily Pad.
    I have been doing Project Life since 2009 and the only year I did not complete all my pages was 2016 which I plan on catching up on this coming year because for 2019 I am only going to do monthly double pages instead of weekly.
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  7. IntenseMagic

    IntenseMagic College was bad for my reputation

    Feb 28, 2012
    Hi Kris and welcome to TLP! You will love MPM! I am currently finishing up my 6th year of PL and trying to decide how to go in to the new year. Enjoy that new iPad and I'm looking forward to seeing what you create!
  8. klweber2002

    klweber2002 New Member

    Oct 31, 2014
    I'm so excited about 2019.
    What I do for my project life is I use the becky higgins project life app. I love it. It's what works for me. They say use what's in your hands to take pictures, my phone is in my pocket or hands. So it makes sense to me to scrapbook with what's in my hands. I like that I can take a picture, fix it in snapseed or with pic tap go in the pl app, drag and drop my photo in my template, and now I can upload journal cards from other places, and with the free form text, I can journal on them.
    You can order prints or a photobook from the app but the photobook is only 60 pages and expensive. So I set up a photobook in shutterfly on my computer and upload the pages to the storybook every Sunday. Or try to. I like the layflat books.
    I have one year that I did a blurb book on there website, it's not in the project life format, but it has weekly photos on each page. Life was busy and messy. And honestly that all I could do.
    So that's what works for me. I'm single, not home allot, work two part time jobs, and live on a ranch. So with a project this size I need structure. I love that I can scrapbook at the doctor's office, on my lunch break, in the pickup while at the ranch, on vacations or road trips or lay in bed or on the couch snuggled up and watching tv. I just wish my phone screen was bigger.
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  9. Mrivas

    Mrivas I know how to spit like a man

    Jun 14, 2012
    Welcome to TLP Kris! I love using MPM for my pocket pages! I have completed 7 years counting from 2012 to 2018! I am still so in love my this type of memory keeping and have kept up by setting time for it a couple days a week and trying not to be too far behind! I can’t wait to see your pages here.
  10. tkradtke

    tkradtke Why is my butt cold and wet?

    Dec 28, 2009
    Welcome Kris!

    That is so great that you've been doing PL for 5 years! This will be year 7 for me... BUT, I still have two weeks to finish up for 2017 and somehow 2018 completely came off the rails around May... sigh. Looking forward to a fresh start in January as PL is my favorite project!

    Can't wait to see your pages in the gallery!!

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