this is the end of my first project life album for 2013. i learned last year that i cannot fit all 52 weeks into one album. so this year i ordered two albums in preparation for this and divided my pocket pages into both albums back in january. so these are the last two weeks for this album. i just cannot believe that the year is already half over! where did all the time go??? ah, another reason to be grateful for project life - so i can look back and see what we did, said, saw, learned, experienced and loved in the first 6 months of this year.
all of the photo collage templates that i used in these weeks are from my simply white collection v1 + v2. i also used a few new templates that will be included in the upcoming simply white collection v3...
week 25left side: our week in review card and mostly iphone photos.
documenting the games + sayings of the boys. (fonts used are avenir + savu.)
this is one of my new favorite photos of quinn swimming. i used my waterproof canon powershot d10. (there is a newer model if you google this one.) since this camera shoots at a 4:3 aspect ratio and i didn't want to crop off any of the photo, i used the template from my simply white collection v2 that puts a white border on the photo that is a 4:3 aspect ratio. notice how the white borders on the sides are thicker than the white borders on the top and bottom of the photos? this template will also fit the crop of a full iphone photo. for a simple explanation about cropping ratios click here.
right side: me, my sister + my cousins and all of our kids at the pool (just a 4x6 photo i inserted into a simply white v2 template to crop out the distracting background and focus on all of the people), a photo + story about the frog that i found in our bathroom at 1am (and i do not like frogs!), more kid quotes and my weekly iphone collage.
tate at a friend's birthday party.
a little collage of all the napping that happened this week. (from the simply white collection v2.)
left side: our week in review card, the summer bucket list that quinn wrote out, the boys playing around the house and tate building his angry birds tower.
on this photo, i stamped ali edwards' summer 4x6 sentiment boxes "fun in the sun" and enlarged it so only the words showed up. i also decreased the opacity so that it was a softer look for this photo.
just a few iphone photos of everyday life. (only the photo of tate building the angry birds tower was taken with my big camera.)
right side: taking the boys to see a marlins' baseball game with my mom, a black + white photo of jesh de rox during his beloved talk that i went to with a friend (amazing!), the boys riding in a golf cart with dad and my weekly iphone collage.
photos + stories. i wanted to keep these photos as rectangles instead of square photos like the templates included in the simply white collection v1, so i created new templates to accommodate these landscape photos. (a square photo would have cut off the boys in their car seats.) these 3x4 templates will be included in the upcoming simply white collection v3.
photos from our afternoon at the marlins game. (another new photo collage template that will be included in the upcoming simply white collection v3.) and these are all iphone photos.
the album end page: i wanted to keep this page simple, so i went with just a few black + white photos and some journaling cards. i printed some quotes from elise (found here) and a 4x6 card from the project life midnight core kit (love this kit!).
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