Documenting the Details
of Everyday Life through Words + Photos
return of 31 Things, Ali Edwards invites you to document
a story a day for 31 days. Every morning, she'll share a
writing prompt, a personal story of her own, and a bit of
photo inspiration as she fosters an environment of support
and an attitude of celebration for all of the different
ways we experience life.
an eye made quiet by the power of harmony,
and the deep power of joy, we see into the life
- William Wordsworth/Tintern Abbey
Things is your invitation to "see into the life
Things is about documenting your everyday life in a
way that includes descriptions and reflections.
Things is about capturing life right now, but with greater
depth and specificity than is typical with projects like
"Week in the Life" or Project Life.
follow Ali's lead, you'll tell a daily story of your own
and share it wherever you wish: on your blog, inside our
private online classroom, in a Project Life album or mini-album,
or on a traditional or hybrid scrapbook page using the printables
and templates Ali provides.
might spend the month completing a new scrapbook layout
every day. Or you might spend the 31 days gathering your
stories, and then wait to assemble your project at the end
of the month. Either way, this is an opportunity to remember
and record some of the special stories of your everyday
Your photos and words will come together in a 12"
x 12" album, inspired by in-depth handouts, video
tutorials, and printable page elements from Ali. The
content for each day will fit on a 6" x 12"
foundation and occupy sixteen 12" x 12" pages
(front and back) in an album.
31 Things is back for another run! This workshop includes:
to a pre-classroom, available immediately upon registration
and supporting materials that include full color step-by-step
album instructions and everything you need to be ready
to go on the first day of class
note from Ali in the classroom
emails that include a specific theme for the day, a writing
prompt (with supporting information) and a photo prompt
layered templates (Photoshop) and journaling templates
(Photoshop and Word)
elements to create a hybrid/printed album
new message board to share your thoughts with your classmates
new private posting gallery to share your work and view
the work of your classmates
live chat with Ali Edwards
Email access to Ali Edwards