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Documenting December-Journal Your Christmas Day 5

Here’s a look at Day 5:

It seems this Christmas has gotten away from me so no Christmas cards but I will make some fun tags.  This page shows a few examples.

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I used Kraft paper which I love to wrap gifts in and used a large doily as a base layer.  Then  added the tags on top and stamped in the middle.  Added a diecut, flair and the scripture 1 John 5:11.

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I edged the pre-printed tags, layered a doily held  with washi and added my wood embellishments.

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Things used for this years Album

8 x 8 We R Memory Keepers Album in Red( Discontinued I believe)

* On each page I used the American Crafts Christmas Roller Date Stamp I picked up from Tuesday Morning for $2.99(Score!)

Primary Kit: Theresa Collins Santa’s List

Inked all pages with Vintage Photo Distress Ink

Scripture/Biblical reference on pages

Round Corners

Merry Christmas!

Emonie

 

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Journal Your Christmas

Documenting December-Journal Your Christmas Page 2

I’ve made it through the first week of Journal Your Christmas! Oh this is such a fun and fulfilling project!  I wanted to share pages 2-7 over the next week.

Here are a few consistent things in the 2014 Album:

8 x 8 WE R Memory Keeps Red Album (discontinued I believe)

* On each page I used the American Crafts Christmas Roller Date Stamp I picked up from Tuesday Morning for $2.99(Score!)

Primary Kit: Theresa Collins Santa’s List

Inked all pages with Vintage Photo Distress Ink

Scripture/Biblical reference on pages

now off to the pages!

Page 2

This is one of the file folders from the collection.  I LOVE FILE FOLDERS.

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Double those titles for dimension.

1-IMG_0606Here is the inside of the folder where all the magic happens.  I used 3 x 4 cards, frames, brads and some layered them all up.

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Close up of the date stamp

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Toodles and Merry Christmas!

Emonie

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Documenting December

Season Greetings!

December is here and I hope you plan on capturing every minute of it.  Too busy, too overwhelmed, too much month than money!  Those can be all the feeling we feel during the month of December and we begin not to enjoy it.  Let me propose this…Document your December!

Day 1

Day 1

Manifesto-The Inside

Manifesto-The Inside

In the Album

In the Album

 

There are several ways including December  Daily, Journal your Christmas or create your own.

Too busy-

write on a 3 x 4 card every day and file it

Take one photo a day-once December it over print it or make a digital album

Have your family each take a turn a write something every day

You can do it!

This is my second year documenting my  December mixing Journal Your Christmas with my own ideas.   I purchased my supplies last year and alas the season is upon us…did I say I was ready.

To tackle this busy month with ease here’s my plan

Keep all your Christmas delights together

Use a smaller album-8 x 8 Album(So much fun last year used three 6 x 8 albums just for one Month!)

Uniform your Dates-Thickers, handwritten, date stamp

My Collections this year is Santa’s List by Theresa Collins.  (I purchase my Christmas Collections the year before when they are marked down:))

Supplies organized, condensed and ready

Supplies organized, condensed and ready

I adore little tags, boxes and different size pages…nothing is off limits.  Here I embossed a bag off center so I can hole punch the bag and add it as a page.

Embossed bag

Embossed bag

 

Bits and Bob-I wanted to add some brads and banners  to bring out page more.

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My dates will be date stamped this year for uniformity.  I also added snowflake veneers to play off of the snowflakes on the file folder.

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After printing my Manifesto I rounded the corners

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Fil in the rest of my embellishments and added my title.  I often like to cut out my titles 3 times for more depth and texture.

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Yup you can stamp right on your wood veneers.

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Inside is where I have placed my journaling and added a few more stamps.

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A close up of what December means to me.

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Day one is complete!

Supplies: Theresa Collins Santa’s List, Michaels Wood veneers, Michaels Stamps, My Minds Eye All is Bright , embossing powder and Silhouette Cameo.

Happy December and Merry Christmas!

Toodles!

Emonie

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