Hope everyone is enjoying their spring break! I am so far behind in sharing my PL pages. I am also playing catch up with March's pages. I'm usually about 1 month behind which isn't too bad to get caught up when given a few hours. How do I do it?
The main factor in staying caught up is making sure you have the photos. I usually take photos almost everyday. At night, I like to use the pic frame app to edit my photos to format (2) 3x4's onto a 4x6. I either print them out at home, or upload them to the Costco app for 1 hour photo developing for at most .13 per print.
Once I get the photos developed or printed, I place them in the pocket pages, making sure I have spots for journalling- either on the photos themselves or on journalling cards. Whenever I get a few moments- 15 minutes here and there, I will pull out cards from a core kit or PL kit club and start inserting them in the pockets. If it is a special occasion or holiday, I turn to my seasons or holiday kits. You don't want to miss out on using those specific event cards. If it is a new month, be sure to include cards specific to that month.
Have another 15 minutes-1/2 hour to kill? Then I whip out my alpha stickers and start titling my cards or putting subtitles on photos. Or start adding embellishments or stamping that is specific to the photos- ie. food, travel, sentiments.
My final step is adding the journalling. I like to use my own handwriting but if I have more to journal or if I'm quoting a song or phrase, I will use my typewriter. If after all the journalling I find 'empty' spots, then I go to my washi collection or enamel dots to fill in the gaps.
Of course, if I am way way behind, I do it as simple as possible and make most of my photos in the 4x6 format and on the 3x4 spots I journal or use filler cards. The true Becky Higgins way to K.I.S.S ;)
Here are some of my pages from February ;)
Hope this helps in learning more about my process of getting caught up with PL.
Thanks for stopping by and getting inspired!