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December Daily Wrap Up

This is my third year of participating in December Daily®. December Daily® is a mini scrapbook project created by Ali Edward’s to capture December. You can learn more at her website. I am on The Stamp Spot Documenting December Design Team and am using Michelle’s wonderful kit for my December Daily along with some extra items from my stash.  As December progressed it became too hard for me to keep up with blogging due to various pregnancy woes, but I am excited that I did have my album  ...

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December Daily – Days 10-12

This is my third year of participating in December Daily®. December Daily® is a mini scrapbook project created by Ali Edward’s to capture December. You can learn more at her website. I am on The Stamp Spot Documenting December Design Team and am using Michelle’s wonderful kit for my December Daily along with some extra items from my stash. You can Michelle’s blog here and her store here. She’s currently having a huge sale! Day 10 Since I last updated I’ve made some adjustments  ...

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December Daily Foundation Pages – Part One

This is my third year of participating in December Daily®. December Daily® is a mini scrapbook project created by Ali Edward’s to capture December. You can learn more at her website. Foundation pages are new to me this year. I’ve intended to create them in the past, but never go around to it. I have to say I’m really enjoying creating them. They’ve given me a need to sit down and think about what activities we have planned for December, what extra things I’d like to  ...

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December Daily Preparations

This is my third year of participating in December Daily®. December Daily® is a mini scrapbook project created by Ali Edward’s to capture December. You can learn more at her website. For my past two December Daily albums, I’ve had the intention to create foundation pages but then November passed me by and I ended up starting the album in December, and not finishing until good few weeks into the new year. This year I can’t let my DD linger too long because once the baby is here I  ...

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Christmas Printables, Freebies, Memory Keeping

December pocket calendars 2015

Hello! I’m running a bit behind schedule with my December pocket scrapbooking freebies this year, so expect to see some more over the coming week or two. This is the third year I’ve offered these December pocket calendars. I hope someone finds a use for them! There’s 8 different colour schemes included along with a Photoshop/Elements brush file, and a PNG overlay so you can create your own if mine aren’t to your taste. You can also use the PNG file as an overlay in  ...

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Christmas Printables, Freebies, Memory Keeping

Some Christmas Printables

The weeks are just flying by here, and all my plans of keeping my blog up to date have just flown out the window. As mentioned in previous posts, I am working on a December Daily album this year, but as yet I haven’t completed any pages to post about. I’m only a couple of days behind with printing photos, but the journaling and embellishment isn’t done for any entire day yet. Stay tuned; I may have something to show tomorrow! As far as freebies go, I had been working on  ...

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Christmas Printables, Freebies, Memory Keeping

Christmas To-do lists

I’m frantically trying to get quite a few craft related things done over the next week; be completely up to date on Project Life, make two Christmas picnic quilts before the first of the Christmas parties, and prepare my Christmas Planner and foundation pages for my December Daily. In order to stay on track, particularly with the Christmas stuff, I’ve whipped up some Christmas to do lists for my planner. If you can use a Christmas list or two, feel free to print them out.  ...

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Christmas Printables, Freebies, Memory Keeping

December Printables – December 2014 Calendar cards

Aside from going a little silly gathering a nice stash of Christmas supplies for my December Daily®, I also enjoy making digital cards to print out. Last year I offered a few of them on my blog for free, which you can find here, and this year I’ll be doing the same, yay! December Calendar 3×4 Cards These are an update of last years cards. I’ve aligned the dates to the correct days, have also added new colour schemes, and retired some others. Gold was a request, and  ...

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Memory Keeping, Sewing and Craft

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

The stores have decorations out, and the supermarkets are selling puddings and mince pies; Christmas is fast approaching and I thought I’d share my Christmas crafty plans. Sewing As usual I have a big list of crafty things I want to make for Christmas. I have just finished a rather large craft room/study reorganisation and declutter which involved scrutinising a lot of my fabric and either committing to use it, or selling it. I couldn’t bear to part with many of my Christmas fabrics so  ...

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