Oh my gosh! Have you seen the new Project Life App?!?!? This app is a must for people who love to scrapbook, have a smart phone and use that phone to take pictures! It makes scrapbooking so quick and easy. Not to mention – all at a great price!
Ok, let me back up a bit. First of all – some people may not be familiar with Project Life. So, I will give some background. (I really need to make a post about it – because I love it that much!) Project Life was developed by Becky Higgins – she is a familiar name in the scrapbook world. About five years ago, she created a system to make scrapbooking go so much quicker so you would get those photos into albums then they could be enjoyed! I have played (a lot) with the Project Life physical product. Yes, I am a digi scrapper, but I still LOVE to play with paper! I love how the pocket pages will fit a 4×6 photo perfectly and the Project Life kits have awesome journaling, title, and decorative cards that you can slip into the other pockets. A page comes together so quickly. Of course you can add a little extra to the cards, like stickers, rub-ons, or if you are like me – ink the edges to give them a weathered look.
You can learn more about Project Life at their website:
You can also do Project Life Digitally – all the information about Digital Project Life can be found on Becky’s Project Life website as well.
BUT – Let’s get back to the REAL reason we are here – the awesome, new Project Life App. I just recently went on a family vacation and I took tons of pictures with my iPhone. I had heard about the app, so I thought – why not try the Project Life app with these? You can get the app at the App Store. Right now it is only available for Apple users, but it is in development for Android. So soon, everyone can enjoy it!
When you buy the app (for $2.99 US dollars) you get: 11 different templates for creating 12×12 or 8×8 pages, you can buy more templates if you wish as well. You also get 12 – 4×6 templates and 6 – 6×8 templates for creating cards. It also comes with 3 Project Life kits that are just like the physical Project Life kits you can buy. You can purchase additional kits (full size!) for .99 or 1.99. That is a FABULOUS price!!! They are always adding new kits so soon, there will be a huge selection of scrapbook kits for an incredibly reasonable price.
So, like I said before, I downloaded the app while on vacation. I was SO impressed! Not only could I add my pictures and artwork from the kits, but there is a decent selection of fonts so I was able to journal as well. Riding home in the car I could whip out a layout in minutes! That is right – MINUTES!!!
Here is my first page – the first has a white background and the second a brown. I still haven’t decided which one to go with. But that is the beauty of the app! It gives you choices of background colors that match the kit you are using.
Let me show you a little how it works. I put the app on both my iPhone and my iPad. I will admit, it is a little easier for me to work on pages on the iPad, but that is just because it is bigger!
Excuse the glaring photos – I took pics instead of screen shots.
After your layout is completed, you can save it as either an 8×8 or 12×12 scrapbook page. Upload it to your favorite print shop to print. Soon, there will be an option to print directly from the app! Talk about a ‘take care of everything’ app!
I just can’t say enough about this awesome new app! Imagine being able to scrapbook events as they are happening! Spend the day at Disneyland and scrapbook it later at your hotel after the kids are asleep. You will never have an excuse to be behind again! Thank you Becky Higgins and the Project Life App!