Almost a year ago, I discovered Project Life from Elise Blaha, one of the most inspirational bloggers I've found. Project Life is a memory keeping system designed by Becky Higgins, that encourages simplicity in order to fully enjoy life. I'm still a huge believer in traditional scrapbooking, as I think traditional scrapbooks can be true works of art. However, I knew that my time and space would be severely limited in New York. Once I found out about this system, I was hooked! It seemed to be a perfect way to start easily documenting my life faster and simpler than my previous scrapbooks. And when better to start than when I moved to New York? I'll admit, I'm a tad behind. Like, a year behind. But! I've made a promise to myself (and my sanity) to try to keep up. Not sure if I will keep this, mend it, or eventually if I'll need to break it, but I'm trying to keep it for now.
I loved how Elise shared her Project Life layouts week to week. So, I'm going to try to be consistent and simple with my sharing. Apologies in advance for the camera quality. I had an iPhone 4 for awhile, and the camera is just not up to par. Thankfully, I have a new phone now, with much better photo quality.
Week of: May 10-13, 2012 (I moved on a Thursday and wanted to be consistent with Monday-Sunday)
What happened: I moved to NYC, stayed with Joan over the weekend, reunited with Whitnie and Roman, visited Seaport for the first time, moved into my sublet apartment on 156th & Broadway, and prepared for my first day of being an adult!
Anything special on the spread: This was my first Project Life spread, so everything was special. I included a sketch of the Journalism College and a postcard as a reminder of where I was. Otherwise, just getting used to using the layout.
Overall Thoughts: I love the PL system. It's convenient, easy, but with room to make it even more creative. I know that won't happen for a bit, as I'm still experimenting with it, but I think it will be amazing!
Want to know more about Project Life? Check it out here.