Project Life 2015 : Girl Scout Camp Weekend

Project Life : Girl Scout Camp Weekend | Nicole Reaves

Back in May, Morgan's Daisy Troop got to go on their first camping trip as Girl Scouts. All of the moms went too and it was a really great weekend! When we packed up to leave on Sunday, which was also Mother's Day, we were not-so-secretly hoping they'd surprise us moms with a big fancy brunch complete with mimosas in the dining hall, but alas, we had the typical camp food / breakfast buffet. Maybe next year. ;)

I had these pictures printed out and a plan for getting them documented in Morgan's Childhood Album, but stalled out when it came time to choosing the journaling cards. Then in July, I was able to snag a set of Tina's Camping Cards for Studio Calico, and I was finally able to think about finishing this spread again. The cards are perfectly themed and not girly - bonus. This album is really simple (like very few embellishments) so I kept to that with these layouts and only added a bit of stamping to the photos + cards with some of my favorite Clearly Kelly stamp sets.

I made two full Project Life style spreads using Design A and Design D page protectors. Here is the first spread :

Project Life : Girl Scout Camp Weekend | Nicole Reaves

When the girls received their patches, they had extras for the moms, so yes I had to have one for Morgan's album. It slipped in a 3x4 pocket perfectly. The weekend was packed with activities for the girls and lots of time to talk and get to know the moms. They hiked + played games, they did crafts + sang songs (over and over and over). It was super cute.

Project Life : Girl Scout Camp Weekend | Nicole Reaves

I made the 'important details' card above using a couple Clearly Kelly sets : New Adventures and Daily Life. The top edge is wood veneer tape I've had forever and always forget to use.

Here is spread number two :

Project Life : Girl Scout Camp Weekend | Nicole Reaves

The highlight of the day was s'mores and more songs around the campfire. I couldn't help but watch the little girls interact with the big girls and how, before I know it, my girl is going to be that age. I love how they looked up to them.

Project Life : Girl Scout Camp Weekend | Nicole Reaves

I loved adding Kelly's stamps on Tina's cards in just the right spot. Above, I stamped "take note" on the little Swiss Army knife to go with my typed journaling. Yup, I'm totally bringing earplugs next time. There was surprisingly a lot of snoring going on in that little cabin of girls + women.

Hooray for finishing a lingering project!

Supplies used : Studio Calico Camping Card Set by LifeLovePaper ; Clearly Kelly Planner Clips, Food Coma, Daily Life, 100% Me, Take Note, Live Big, New Adventures ; various Color Theory inks ; Hero Arts Blackboard Mid-Tone ink ; tiny attacher