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'!

Sunday 24 November 2013

Deb's 'Tree Embellies'.............

I've been having a play trying to make some little pastel coloured embellishments for my December Daily with some Christmas trees - super easy.

  So starting with a scrap of cardstock about 2" high,  glue four strips of scrap patterned paper (I gave each of them an edge with the pinking shears first)  starting from the bottom and working up to the top. 

To form the triangles, cut from bottom to a point at the top.  I wasn't too particular, because if the sides weren't equal then that's how I ended up with some smaller trees by trimming up the sides to make them even. lol 

There were some upside down triangles left over as well which will make a great banner somewhere down the track on another project.

Then by adding a little trunk,  I now have some cute little trees to use as singles or grouped together for my pages.

Now to make a Christmas tree banner.   I've seen these super cute trees made from strips and I love to look of them, so  had a little play and made a banner/bunting.  I found them a bit fiddly at first to make as mine are quite small.   I cut the "trunks" about 2" long and then folded them over, so finished they are only 1" and just 1/4" wide.   The rectangles for the trees are 1/2", 3/4" and 1" - so all pretty tiny.

With the folded over trunk pieces I popped them over the twine and glued together.

Then I just started gluing on the branches - smallest at the top and finished each tree off with a little pearl at the top.

These were fun easy little tree embellies and are now ready to decorate some  pages when I start my December Daily.
We'd love to see any preparations you have been doing for your December Daily album.......not long now until Dec 1st.

And don't forget to add your past or present December Daily albums so we can have a peek.
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  1. oh I love these..I'm so going to do some of these for my Dec-Daily....thanks Deb!

  2. That's great, Julia. We'd love to see them.


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