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, 9 December 2015

Mandy's Days 4 - 7

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Day 4....

 This time I've cut out a  hand-drawn star as a peek-through...
(hard to get those angles right - I'm not much of a 'measurer', most of what I do is by 'eye' so it will never be perfect - and that's kinda adds to a rustic style :) )

Managed to place a photo of Paige in full flight  in the page underneath so it gives a hint of what's happening on the next page overleaf......

Here's how Days 3 and 4 look together:

 Day 5

Day 5 is the reverse of the page above... and this time its Blackie from Day 3 peeking through :)
It's almost like, 'while I'm at home... this is happening.....'

 Dangle and glue a couple of ribbons to 'hang' a couple of photos on each

There were quite a few rehearsals/performances so have condensed to a couple of days because so many other wonderful things were going on too! Sometimes its hard to 'share' pages with other events or daily happenings so I try to prioritise to make sure the December Daily ends up well rounded.

 The frame on the right was mainly blue so rubbed a bit of the Dazzlerz onto it.
This paper frame came with the overlay on the right. (Basic Grey - Take Note)

And this is the peek-through picture
Again, the transparency is hard to photograph so looks a bit washed out.

The two pages together...

Day 6
There's four transparency 'corners' on this page to hint some definition.
You can also see a hint of the trim used on the day before's page peeking out at the top here.
Ooops, managed to sway away from my colour scheme here and add blue!  (It was bound to happen!)

Day 7 

These old Prima leaves got a spruce up by sewing a black stitch up and down its centre, adding a pearl and sequin and stitching them to the actual page too.  If you dont use a sewing machine, a hand stitch would look just as effective too!

 Here are page 6 & & together...
the deviation of the blue now with the green doesnt look too bad at all!

How are your December Daily pages going?

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. This is looking wonderful, Mandy. Love the peek through star - very cute with Blackie peeking through. Love the addition of the blue too. Looks gorgeous with the "green" page following.

  2. Beautiful! I really love the idea of documenting the entire Christmas season experience day by day. Blessings, my friend!

  3. Gee whizz! You sure have been busy....love those 'windows'...the star, peeking through to the next page etc. Looks GREAT!!

  4. These pages are just fabulous!!! This is coming along beautifully!

  5. So loving that peek through star window! And those tree, deer and fox borders are a delight. Your whole album is looking so gorgeous Mandy.

  6. Your pages are looking fantstic :) I really like the peekaboo star :) and such pretty photos of Cinderella :) Really like the fun little borders too and the blue looks great :)


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