WE'RE DOING DECEMBER! Whether you pre-plan your December Daily or create as you go along in the Christmas month; make your own covers or decorate ready-made ones, use Project Life style with plastic sleeves and pockets or create your own pages. Maybe you havent made one before and ask 'I cant think what I'd fill a page with everyday?' We'll help with that! Whatever your style we'd love to see it! Here you will find a seasonal blog open from 1st November to 31st January each year. We hope that this will become a wonderful resource of sharing, prompts and inspiration. What is a December Daily? Its a mini-album recording your daily memories capturing the spirit of December. Bring it out with your decorations each year and remember Christmases past. Scroll down on the right side bar and you will find past December Daily albums of each Designer. Check their 'journey' link too, this will give you some great tips and scroll a little further down and you will see the albums categorised into types for easier searching :) Now - 'Let's December Daily'!

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Deb's Introduction Page and Day 1..........

Opening page.

After adding the binding to these 2 pages (from my page preparation post).................

my plan was to use the transparency as my opening page and possibly the other as Day 1.  Well, I've ended up using the stamped canvas page as part of my introduction page although still connected with Day 1.  Just turned things around a little.

I don't have a lightbox but the window worked just fine.  Putting the canvas page over the transparency and roughly drawing in the lines of the pattern behind.

Adding in little bits and pieces to fill in the pattern.  Some journalling, water colour, ribbon, paper bits and doodling.

Not too concerned that the middles didn't meet as an enlarged photo printed on white cardstock was 
going over the top.

and with some added gems to the red tree decorations, glitter in the star and some ric rac along the bottom, it was done.  (I also added a black tree trunk as I chopped the bottom off in the photo)

Then added to the front of the transparency some little black stars outlined with white pen.

and inside some journalling placed under the bits on the front so it wouldn't be seen from the front.

Closed - it looks like this.........

Then it was onto DAY 1.

Using one of the original pages from the album,  which didn't completely cover the back of my canvas page,  I've attached some POP tape to the other side of the page.

A 3 x 4 journalling card for some hidden journalling is marked out on the back of the page with some tape away from the edges so it will form a pocket when the page is stuck to the back of the introduction page.

Creating my page for the 1st and adding some trims to the front of the plain journal card (tree and birdie stickers, rub ons and some water coloured grass)

and journalling on the back.........

A wooden number 1 inked with black stazon and added to fabric bits.............

some stickers stuck into a blank square to finish the "blocked" pattern on the page........

and my page for December 1st is done.............

So happy to be recording some December 2015 memories...........I hope you are having fun with your December Daily too. 

 We've added the 
'Completed Pages' link .....
Hope to see your 2015 pages!
 And you can link your pre-planning or stash photos up

And if you have your Covers done....
upload them  HERE 

And you can even share your  previous December Daily's
We'd love to see them!


  1. It's looking totally awesome Deb! Love it especially when the overlay is closed over the tree! And I spy your little felt elf - cute as can be too!

  2. Amazing! Like Mandy I'm also loving when the chevron transparency is closed and how you've spaced out the day 1 elements in blocks.

  3. Totally brilliant. LOVE that transparency & the tree!! Great start..... you are so 'artsy'!!!


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