Every year I try to do something to document our lives, whether it’s P52 or P365. Every year I lose interest and give up. This year I’m going to try to be different, and keep up with it. This year is different, I have a support group!!! And, I’m going to try to do Project Life to help me keep up with everything.
Here’s my plan for my binder:
- A cover page for each month.
- A “calendar” page after the cover pages with the photos for each day of that month. I’ll be using these templates by Jen Maddocks. She also has a set for 2011 that’s free with purchase of the 2012 ones!
- Then, Project Life pages… I’m not planning on keeping the page spreads to one a week, one a day, etc… Just going to fill them out as I go every few evenings.
I’m doing everything digitally, using the Project Life templates from over here. I haven’t decided if I’m going to print pages every few weeks for a binder, or get a bound book at the end of the year. I’m leaning towards a binder, so I can use these pocket pages to hold little knick knacks like tickets, travel brochures, etc, at the end of the month.
After two full days into the new year, I’ve already got my first page done!
I used my “This Day” kit (releasing this Friday, but you can grab it early over here if you want!) and the Project Life Template A (modified quite a bit.) I used the same kit for my 2012 cover page (at the top of this post.)
I’ve also signed up for Oh Life!, a free email service that provides you with an easy way to journal your day. You can set it to email you every so often and at a certain time. You just reply to the email and it goes to their website where it’s recorded as part of your private journal.
What are you doing to document your family’s life this year? Do you need some help with inspiration and motivation? Come join us over at Zig Zag Scrap. You don’t need to be a scrapper to join in, we welcome anyone! It doesn’t matter what you’re doing either, everyone is doing something different! But we all have the same goal – to document life.