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  • #3036

    As we say goodbye to 2016 and welcome 2017, what goals do you have for your scrapbooking (or other forms of memory keeping) in the New Year?

    • This topic was modified 8 months, 4 weeks ago by  Kristin Tweedale. Reason: forum consolidation
  • #3115

    I want to complete a year of Project Life, I’ve managed it in 2016 using the app but I’ve got a new plan for 2017 that should give me a much cleaner look and I’m excited! I also want to take part in Day In The Life each month.

    What about you?

    • #3197

      I think my number one goal is to get organized. I feel like my scrapbooking is so chaotic. I need to balance getting things done with what I might be inspired to create at any given moment, and so far, I’ve struggled with that.

      I also do want to get my vacation album from our trip to Florida in 2014 finished. I’m about halfway, and I’m enjoying it, so I don’t want to rush, but I do want it complete, so I can move onto the many, many other projects in the wings.

    • #3339

      I was considering doing Day In The Life monthly or at least quarterly in my PL album. Do you know when you want to do yours each month?

  • #3210

    I want to get my creative space more organized. It’s functional but not perfect. I still have some furniture I would like to buy for my space if budget allows this year. I kind of thought that a year after our move would see me more settled into my space.

    • #3244

      Oh, me too! I need to figure out a better way to store punches than in a big cardboard box, for one thing. I think I still have too much stuff, even though I purge it regularly.

  • #3263

    Right now my scrap area is being used for storage I really need to get that cleaned. Now that the holidays are over I am hoping to have time next weekend.

  • #3337

    My main goal for 2017 is to complete a weekly PL album, complete my wedding album, and get my new space organized (I will be moving around February) into a work room that I really like being in and creating in! I want to get more designs in my digital shop as well!!

    • #3356

      Oh, yes. The wedding album. I’ve been married 14 years, and I’ve barely started. 🙂

      • #7516

        @melissal,

        That’s all good. If it weren’t for Project Life I would probably order a plain one of just pictures…. but I want to incorporate him popping the question, our engagement session, the small ceremony we had in our backyard last night, the bachelor/bachelorette parties, and the renewal of the vows (our big ceremony for family) in the fall of this year.

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        • #15415

          Yes, there are so many little stories behind the big story of falling in love and getting married, aren’t there?

  • #7216

    Get my daughter’s PL albums up to date and keep up to date with this year. I’d also like to do another album just for me – my Awesome Ladies Project, I’m just not sure how I want to do it as yet.
    Oh and the wedding album, should probably finish that one too 😉

    • #7283

      Wedding albums are always on the list! 🙂 I also haven’t quite firgured out how I want to do the ALP yet, but I’m sure I will settle on something, soon.

  • #7259

    I’m going to finish my 2016 9 x 12 album (I’ve got Oct to Dec left). Then I’ll start my 2017 one. I’m also doing a daily diary page documenting project : a quick drawing / collage / words on a daily planner.

    • #7285

      That sounds like an awesome project. I’m trying to document daily, too. I have a Marjolein Bastin desk calendar where I’m writing our everyday activities, and then I’m journaling more often, as well. I find daily things very grounding, as long as I don’t start beating up on myself if I miss a day or two.

  • #7593

    I am thinking of simple layouts and a little more streamlined. Still working on that goal. We shall see.

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