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'!

Monday, 7 December 2015

Jane's Days 3, 4, & 5

Day 3

Today's number card starts with a golden embossed Uniko stamp with the number mat centred on top of it.

I finished it off with a narrow ribbon. The ribbon is wrapped round and stuck on the back and then a smaller piece of ribbon is tied round it to give the appearance of being knotted. I find it keeps things flatter doing it this way as I always curl up the base paper or have the ribbon too slack if I try to just tie it round.

The journal card has a little cluster at the top made from four different dies and an enamel dew drop sticker. You'll notice on the finished layout the card is slightly different - that's because I forgot to take a photo before I wrote on it, learning the ropes as I go along!

The cluster is on the right hand side and I added a little piece of paper washi tape at the bottom of the journalling.

And here's the finished page:

Day 4

Another stamped image for today's number card, but this time I stamped it onto a scrap of card and die cut it before adhering it to the base paper. It was difficult to get a good clean image on the slightly embossed base paper so this seemed the best way to overcome that problem. 

I simply finished it off by adding a piece of knotted twine - once again using the same method as I explained above.

The journal card is very similar to day one, I simply reversed the colours.

And the completed page:

Day 5

Today's number card uses the same Uniko stamp as day 3, but this time embossed in black. I also added part of the negative die cut left over from day 2 and a couple of adhesive gems.

These five number cards will form the basis of all the rest of my number cards and will be repeated throughout my album.  I like how this give continuity and flow through the album and also means I can get on and prepare them all before things get too hectic.

The journal card is very simple and consists of a piece of washi tape with a little envelope stuck on top. I popped a star paper clip to the flap.

And the completed page:

You'll notice I often add digital elements to my photos and so far they've all been Katie Pertiet designs that I buy from Designer Digitals.

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  1. Jane, this is all looking sooooo beautiful. Love what you are doing with the circle dates and love the photos of your decorations and real tree......gorgeous.

    1. Thank you Deb. I'm beginning to settle into a rhythm with this now and enjoying the process.

  2. GORG! I'll have to remember the knot trick - very neat!!!!

  3. Wow! What a marvelous way to document your Holiday memories. Blessings!

  4. Those uniko stamps are really fab! Love the little piece of knotted twine on the cards...looks effective! Your santa pic is cute too! These pocket pages are shining up a treat!

  5. Fantastic stamps you are using for the days :) I really like the one for day 4 :) Fun pictures so far :)


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