WELCOME TO DECEMBER DAILY 2010.
Even with all the preparation leading up to today I still can’t really believe we are underway again.
For the first page in this album, just like in 2009, I chose to write a bit about our Advent calendars. Simon and Anna were both super excited to find new Advent calendars on the table. This is one of the things I love seeing in my December Daily from year to year – the repetition of traditions.
With the addition of the cover page (free download offered yesterday – grab it here) I decided to include a new transparent page (the star page – you can see it in the before image at the bottom of this post – is still the first page in the album) using a silver script transparency from Hambly. The “1″ on top of the transparency is from The Girl’s Paperie.
Before printing the 6×8 photo page (2, 4×6 photos on a 6×8 canvas) I added a Christmas twill across the middle.
The second page features a piece of packaging I cut out from the Playmobil Advent Calendar. This one had extra packaging vs. the Lego package – I would have cut that one up too if I could!
Using a sheet of cardstock that was twice as tall as the Playmobile packaging I created a “lift-up” page to include more room for journaling by folding it in half and adhering the Playmobile packaging to the front.
Here’s what it looked like after I added my journaling.
I stitched around the inside to give a bit more of a “home” for the words and stamped a simple title using the Basic Uppercase letter stamps from Hero Arts. The little image of the Lego Advent Calendar was printed from Lego.com.
Here’s a look at the before image:
All December Daily posts for 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2007 can be found here.
TODAY’S POST SPONSORED BY : Masterful Scrapbook Design
Members are calling the newest Get It Scrapped production, Masterful Scrapbook Design, “the best online publication you can purchase.” Each month you receive in-depth instruction and inspiration from designers expert on the monthly focus topic. December’s focus is on scrapbooking events–especially making multiphoto scrapbook pages and uniting pages in albums–with teachers Anna Aspnes, Cindy Liebel, Sharyn Tormanen, and Amber Ries.
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