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'!

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Mandy's Day 8 & 9


Every now and then my three daughters put up, like, or comment on something funny on facebook (like most people do), the banter and ribbing they give each other (and at times aimed at me) brings a good laugh.  So for this page there is no photo, just screen shots of their facebook comments etc,  which make for a great page in the december daily.  I'm sure one day they will laugh at how 'old-fashioned' facebook was!!!
And remember I said that this album was sort of a tribute to Basic Grey...I've used some lovely oldies..
The dot is 'Jovial - Coal'  and the red paper is 'Infuse - Stew' (a fave red of mine!)

 The ivy leaves and berries are Basic Grey 'Wassail' stickers
(such a lovely blast from the past)

and these basic grey 'Figgy Pudding' bauble stickers
(great to put the number of your day on)


 Each year I love to send a 'JibJab' e-card (which is kind of a movie card) to friends and family,
This year's card saw us dressed in matching festive sweaters and skinny little legs 
decorating and celebrating the inside of our 'house'.

To try to capture this for my December Daily... I kept hitting the pause button and snapping a shot,
so got all of these cute little 'moments' 
Because there are lots of  these moments - little pockets work well.
The song put to the the video clip was 'Its Beginning to look a lot like Christmas'
So looking up the lyrics on the net... wrote the words out under and in between the pics

Measuring out the photos (because I did a back and front photo(to be used on the other side of the page where the underside of the sewing would show through and showing, these pic took 2 pages) sewed little pockets.  The paper for these pages are basic grey 'Figgy Pudding' Balsam and I sew two sides together to make sure the pages stay strong.  The fabric edging is also basic grey quilting from the 'grunge'  range.

Now with the little photo poked behind
 Sooooo, on the next page....

The sewing that came through on the other side was a more 'decorative' look
With the photos cut just short of touching the stitching

The photos arent great quality, but it doesnt matter - it brought quite a source of laughter
last year, so hopefully this years jibjab pages will too.

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  1. Oooo! How clever to do the FB comments page.......fabulous. Love your jib jab page to. Great Ideas.

  2. Brilliant! Love the facebook idea and those ultra busy and jam packed photo pockets using shots from jib-jab are just incredible. Wonderful memories!

  3. I really like that idea of the double sided stitching...BRILL! And FB is great to pinch bits off!!! Great thinking there:):)

  4. Love love love love these pages!!!!! The FB posts are HILARIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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