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Day In The Life | Christine Newman

Day In The Life | Christine Newman

12 x 12 | materials cardstock (American Crafts) + patterned paper (Gossamer Blue, My Mind's Eye, Teresa Collins) + buttons (My Mind's Eye, Teresa Collins) + alphabets (Pink Paislee, Recollections) + twine (Whisker Graphics) + washi (Freckled Fawn, Cutetape) + sequins (Tree House Studio) + wood veneers (Freckled Fawn, Studio Calico) + paper clip (Freckled Fawn, Studio Calico) + stencil (The Crafter's Workshop) + stamps (Elle's Studio, Studio L2e, Papyrus, Kelly Purkey, Office Depot) + ink (Tsukineko, Prima) + punches (EK Success, Fiskars, Martha Stewart, Marvy Uchida) + stapler (Tim Holtz) + adhesives (Scotch) + scissors (Tonic, Fiskars) + pen (American Crafts, Sakura)

A Note from Christine
I picked a day and set reminders on my phone to take photos every hour throughout the day. Then I just picked my favorites that reflected my day and ended up with nine photos. Including nine photos on a layout can be difficult, so I sized them at about 2.4" square and created a collage in Lightroom. I exported the collage as a jpeg file, then pulled it into Photoshop and typed the time and description of each photo on top of each photo. Then I printed it out 8.5x11 and cut the photos apart for my layout.

It was fun to document a whole day. I set my phone to remind me to take a photo once per hour. The result was a cool summary of an ordinary, but also extraordinary day!

October Fun Fact
One year for Halloween, we got our friends to join us in a group costume. We all dressed up as characters from Scooby Doo. We spent weeks finding the right clothes at thrift stores. It turned out really excellent!