December Daily 2009 : Day 17



Day Seventeen features the back of the partial circle image so I decided to go for another photo enlargement. I love this "everyday" shot of Chris, Anna and Lily. Anna has a huge smile on her face that is just awesome. 


I added machine stitching in red about the outside of the image - looks great on this side and on the other side. 


The journaling for Day Seventeen is all about how we don't have our living room tree yet (we got it this past weekend). Journaling block is from my Reflections Journal Card set at Designer Digitals. Stamps are SEE AND STAMP TRANSPARENT STAMPS Alphabet & Numbers Set. Rhinestone tree is from Basic Grey. Red ink is an old one from Close To My Heart called Cranberry.

Here's the original: 

Awesome big glitter dot paper from Making Memories. Scallop edge created with the Fiskars Apron Lace punch. The backside of this isgreen flocked pattern paper from Art Warehouse. Those two patterns are simply glued back to back. 

This post is part of a series documenting the month of December 2009. You find out more information and view all the completed pages of my album here. Share your work in the Flickr gallery here 

15 thoughts

  1. Megan

    2009-12-21 05:39:41 -0500

    saw your Christmas menu...thought for sure you would have pommes anna for Christmas! :)

  2. Tanya W

    2009-12-21 05:49:26 -0500

    yet another inspiring page Ali, I love all your enlarged photos that you do in this daily december album, i have and still am so enjoying doing my album its lots of fun...

  3. Ali Edwards

    2009-12-21 05:52:03 -0500

    Oh Megan - that is perfect :). I just watched Julie & Julia last night too!

  4. Jennifer Camplin

    2009-12-21 08:22:25 -0500

    Amazing work!! Keep it up..

  5. Loretta Artful Yogi

    2009-12-21 09:02:42 -0500

    All that red and white is so great. Love the enlargement.

  6. Inma

    2009-12-21 09:08:07 -0500

    Me encanta

  7. Patricia

    2009-12-21 09:51:53 -0500

    Your pages are wonderful ~ thanks for sharing! So enjoying the process of my December Daily again this year. Merry Christmas!

  8. AmyMegan

    2009-12-21 15:32:02 -0500

    You are beyond talented, and you always make my day brighter with your blog.

  9. Ali Edwards

    2009-12-21 15:46:40 -0500

    Thank you :)

  10. Yolanda

    2009-12-21 17:39:32 -0500

    I have a process question, which may be a little odd, but I'm new to this creative life documenting game. But I noticed that in most of your journaling for December Daily the intended audience is your children, as in the writing is directed to them, and is not merely a reflection of your own experience. Is there a particular reason you choose to direct the writing to them, as opposed to yourself or a more generic reader? And do you do always journal with your children as intended audience or just with December Daily?

  11. Mary C. Anderson

    2009-12-21 19:22:39 -0500

    I love loooking at your designs. Your book is just stunning! Thank you for sharing all of your ideas and wonderful photos.

  12. Mariona

    2009-12-21 21:52:48 -0500

    Me gusta mucho!!
    Besos des de Barcelona!

  13. jowilna

    2009-12-21 23:28:27 -0500

    HI Ali
    Nice seeing LILY again in some photos. was going through one of your books with the layout of Simon and Lily and how much she taught him...and was wondering if she is still around! Hope to see you in South Africa sooner than later!
    regards and christmas wishes

  14. Jo

    2009-12-22 00:56:45 -0500

    Have a great Christmas Ali. Thanks for your wonderful blog, there always so much inspiration, colour and love going on here - its always such a treat to visit! Jo x

  15. Holly S

    2009-12-22 02:04:00 -0500

    I truly love how simple you have kept your pages-thank you for sharing with all of us!

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