Hello, again! This is Amber, founder and creative director of Simple Stories. I'm here for another installment of my monthly Document IT blog feature. With the end of summer quickly approaching and fall on its heels and a new school season, I was inspired to use our new We Are...Family collection in my Life Documented Planner this month. This collection seemed fitting, after all, since the majority of what I do in my planner is all abut family!
I used one of the We Are...Family SN@P! Journal Pages to change up the front of the August monthly divider - I just adhered it directly to the divider and added a Life Documneted August 3x4 SN@P! Card with a piece of We Are...Family Washi Paper Tape.
I had fun decorating the monthly dividers to fit the family theme using lots of different We Are...Family products including Washi Paper Tape and Bits & Pieces. I even trimmed a few 2x2 squares from the SN@P! Pack to fit inside a few of the days in the month! It was a busy month, lots of stuff going on, all centered around our family :)
The backsides of all of the Monthly Dividers have a pre-designed page to jot down notes, memories, etc. This month I wanted to do something different, so I printed, trimmed and adhered the August Month In Review FREE Printable (you'll find the free printables at the end of this post!) to that page and simply listed all of the important things that happened that month; I love that I have an instant review there of the entire month!
I wanted a visual reminder of what its all about – my family – so I added one of our Vertical 4x6 Pocket Pages with a family photo; it's so nice to have that photo at a glance in my planner :)
Where it’s the start of the new school year, our schedule has changed from the first of the year. What better time to bring out a family schedule where we can keep track of it all – list the name and any regular schedule activity – along with washi tape. I even added the boy girl icons from clear stickers – we’ve also included tons of these options in our free printables to fit any family situation!
A little something fun I did for the month – I love the wood striped bookmark that is included in the We Are...Family SN@P! Journal Pages – these coordinate perfectly with our 6x8 SN@P! Binders and planner products so I simply added a few clear stickers and inserted in my planner.
What's fun about using our products to customize your planner is that we have so many options and themes, the possibities are endless. We include all of the accessories like journal pages, clear stickers and even 2x2 squares that work not only with your scrapbooks, but also with your planner!
Now we get to the really fun part! We've designed these FREE printables for August to give you a taste of the We Are...Family collection!
Click here to download August's Free Life Documented Printables.
There are a 3 free printables this month, including:
August Month in Review
People Cut Outs
TIP: The August free printables are on a single PDF document with 4 pages - print off what you want and the quantity you need. We've added cut marks to each printable, so you can easily trim your pages to size.