Category Archives: project life

Make a 2021 Photo Calendar!

Photo calendars make a great gift so, as I’ve done for the 5 years, I created a FREE calendar template that you can print to make your own photo calendar using the Project Life App.  It’s SUPER easy… no design skills required! HOW TO MAKE A PHOTO CALENDAR USING THE PROJECT LIFE APP 1.  Pick...

Photo Gift: Make a 2020 Calendar!

Photo calendars make a great gift!  Sure, it’s easy to make them through many online companies (Pinhole Press’s are my favorite), but if you’re on a budget or just like getting crafty, I created a FREE template that you can print to make your own photo calendar using the Project Life App.  It’s SUPER easy…...

a project life update

A few months ago I shared a blog post about how I’ve switched approaches to our family yearbook this year.  For 6 years I’ve created a page spread for EVERY WEEK of the year, but this year I’m making pages spreads for every MONTH instead.  The first page lists the month on the title card...

using your photos: project life

This year I’ve been devoting one week a month to a themed blog series with daily blog posts.  I’ve talked all about project life, shared some ‘wish someone told me sooner’ parenting advice, written about ways to preserve your memories/photos, revealed our favorite things in West Seattle, taught a few easy photo editing tips, celebrated my third...

a project life update [2016]

It’s been awhile since I shared some sample Project Life pages on the blog so I thought I’d share a little look at how our 2016 family yearbook is coming along. This is my sixth year using Project Life to document my family’s story.  For 2016 I’m using the new Project 52 kit.  I use the...

all about project life: how i print it

Disclaimer: This post outlines my personal process for ordering photo books. The links are affiliate links which means I earn a small commission on your purchase from Blurb if you click my link. I appreciate your support so I can continue to share FREE content and tutorials like this one! To recap:  On Day 1 I...

all about project life: how i do it

Welcome to Day 2 of my “All About Project Life” blog series… where I’m sharing the details on how I do project life so you can see how EASY it is!  (If you missed Day 1, learn more about why I love Project Life!) how to use the project life app Here’s a little video of...

all about project life: why i love it

Ok, friends, it’s going to be a full week dedicated to Project Life here on the blog.  And for Day 1, we’re going to start from the beginning… why i love project life Simply put:  Project Life allows me to USE my photos and document my family’s story.  [And BONUS – in a way that’s...

Category Archives: project life

Make a 2021 Photo Calendar!

Photo calendars make a great gift so, as I’ve done for the 5 years, I created a FREE calendar template that you can print to make your own photo calendar using the Project Life App.  It’s SUPER easy… no design skills required! HOW TO MAKE A PHOTO CALENDAR USING THE PROJECT LIFE APP 1.  Pick...

where should you print your photo book? [part 2]

Two years ago I did a photo book comparison where I ordered the exact same book from seven different places to compare quality and value. That post was really popular and I continue to field a lot of questions for my thoughts on ‘xyz’ photo book company that wasn’t in my initial comparison. So I...

Photo Gift: Make a 2020 Calendar!

Photo calendars make a great gift!  Sure, it’s easy to make them through many online companies (Pinhole Press’s are my favorite), but if you’re on a budget or just like getting crafty, I created a FREE template that you can print to make your own photo calendar using the Project Life App.  It’s SUPER easy…...

our 2018 family yearbook

Getting my photos off my phone and into the hands of my family brings me so much joy. If you’re new here, I’ve created a Family Yearbook every year since 2011 so keeping with tradition, I want to share a little peek into our finished 2018 yearbook today! OUR 2018 FAMILY YEARBOOK I used the Project...

use your photos: make your own photo calendar!

Photo calendars are SUCH a great gift!  Sure, it’s SUPER easy to make your own photo calendar through many online companies (Pinhole Press’s are my favorite), but if you’re on a budget or just like getting crafty, I created a FREE template that you can print to make your own photo calendar using the Project...

my time-saving trick for catching up on project life

I’ve been using Project Life to create annual yearbooks for my family for over seven years now.  I LOVE using this simple system + super convenient app for telling my family’s story.  Perhaps that’s obvious based on the number of times I’ve shared about it on my blog? Over the years, I’ve streamlined my process quite...

our 2017 family yearbook- made with the project life app!

Ok, you probably already know that my love for Project Life runs deep.  I’ve been using this simple system to document my family’s story for seven years now.  Can’t stop, won’t stop.  Getting my photos off my phone and into the hands of my family brings me so much joy. If you’re new here, Project...

project life tutorial: batch add borders to your pages

Project Life is a memory-keeping system I use to create annual family yearbooks for my family.  I use the Project Life App on my iPhone to design the pages (so convenient!) and at the end of the year, I order a photo book from Blurb.  Last month, out of curiosity, I ordered seven photo books...

project life: where should you print your photo book?

I have been printing my family’s Project Life albums through Blurb for 6 years (I’ve printed 6 family yearbooks + 2 baby books with Blurb) and, through it all, I’ve never had an issue.  But when Becky Higgins launched the new photobook functionality within the app last year, I became curious.  I knew the ordering...

a project life update

A few months ago I shared a blog post about how I’ve switched approaches to our family yearbook this year.  For 6 years I’ve created a page spread for EVERY WEEK of the year, but this year I’m making pages spreads for every MONTH instead.  The first page lists the month on the title card...

this year’s approach to project life pages

It’s been awhile since I shared my Project Life pages on the blog and I’m doing things a little differently for 2017 so I thought it was time for an update!  This is my seventh year using Project Life to document my family’s story.  Every year I select ONE core kit to use for the...

our family yearbook- made with the project life app!

Ok, let’s start this story from the beginning.  When I got my first iPhone, I started taking a ton of photos.  Most of them were silly things, documenting quick memories, and nothing I’d bother printing/displaying.  Suddenly the volume of photos I was taking increased dramatically and I started wondering… ‘what is the purpose of these photos if...

using your photos: project life

This year I’ve been devoting one week a month to a themed blog series with daily blog posts.  I’ve talked all about project life, shared some ‘wish someone told me sooner’ parenting advice, written about ways to preserve your memories/photos, revealed our favorite things in West Seattle, taught a few easy photo editing tips, celebrated my third...

a project life update [2016]

It’s been awhile since I shared some sample Project Life pages on the blog so I thought I’d share a little look at how our 2016 family yearbook is coming along. This is my sixth year using Project Life to document my family’s story.  For 2016 I’m using the new Project 52 kit.  I use the...

all about project life: our finished family yearbook!

Is it Day 5 already?  To recap, on Day 1 I shared why I love Project Life.  Day 2 was how I use the Project Life app.  Day 3 included tips for saving time & Day 4 had a video with my step-by-step printing process.  Today, I’m excited to share our finished 2015 family album!...

all about project life: how i print it

Disclaimer: This post outlines my personal process for ordering photo books. The links are affiliate links which means I earn a small commission on your purchase from Blurb if you click my link. I appreciate your support so I can continue to share FREE content and tutorials like this one! To recap:  On Day 1 I...

all about project life: how to save time

To quickly recap:  on Day 1 we talked about why I love Project Life & on Day 2 I shared exactly how I do it.  Today I’m excited to share my tips for saving time and making your pages as quickly as possible!  I get it… we’re all crazy busy.  But you are in fact...

all about project life: how i do it

Welcome to Day 2 of my “All About Project Life” blog series… where I’m sharing the details on how I do project life so you can see how EASY it is!  (If you missed Day 1, learn more about why I love Project Life!) how to use the project life app Here’s a little video of...

all about project life: why i love it

Ok, friends, it’s going to be a full week dedicated to Project Life here on the blog.  And for Day 1, we’re going to start from the beginning… why i love project life Simply put:  Project Life allows me to USE my photos and document my family’s story.  [And BONUS – in a way that’s...

jill’s project life baby book

Hi, my name is Casey and I’m a Project Life addict.  It should come as no surprise that I used a Project Life kit to create Jillian’s baby book. I feel like I share about Project Life a LOT on my blog, but if you have no idea what I’m talking about, you can read how I use...

HI, I’M MISS FREDDY.

 

Actually, my name is Casey. As a newborn I resembled Fred Flintstone so my parents nicknamed me Freddy and it stuck. I am a professional photo organizer (yes, that's a thing!) who helps people all over the world make sense of their photo mess through organizing services and self-paced online courses.

 

I want to help you ENJOY your photos again!

 

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