December Daily™ 2013 | Day Six


Welcome to December Daily™ 2013 | Day Six.

Seriously awesome snow day here. Snow is not something that happens every year so when it does everything pretty much stops.

This year it snowed all day. It's snowing as I type up this post.

Yes. Yes. Yes.

Here's my Day Six:


I decided to do a single enlarged photo (measures 7.25 x 8.5) of Anna out in the backyard. I actually took a bunch of photos today that I'm considering adding to the back - lots of what was happening around the house. I might do that tomorrow.


On top of the photo I added "bring on the snow" which was cut with the Silhouette using vellum and stitched onto the photo.


Around the outside edge of the photo I used the thin washi tape from the Studio Calico kit. I added journaling around the edge as well.

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32 thoughts

  1. Dori

    2013-12-07 09:29:12 -0500

    I absolutely LOVE the way you do full-page photos.

  2. Nicole

    2013-12-07 09:30:02 -0500

    Adorable photo of Anna with her tongue out. Going to need to remember the silhouette cut with vellum - love the look.

    My Day 6 looks a little similar with the enlarged photo and snow.

  3. Alicia

    2013-12-07 09:34:29 -0500

    Love it! Great picture with all the white and the pop of red from her in addition to the just plain cuteness of her catching snowflakes. :)

  4. Christine

    2013-12-07 09:46:22 -0500

    Wow! Love the snow. We missed the snow by 30 miles. It snowed from Olympia on down I5 south. Great layout today.

  5. Debbi G.

    2013-12-07 10:12:15 -0500

    Great page! Love the vellum words sewn on top. Love that vellum is making a come back. It was always a go to for me back in the day :)

  6. Megan

    2013-12-07 10:25:20 -0500

    This page is perfection!

  7. young

    2013-12-07 10:27:11 -0500

    Beautiful! Love the thin washi strip around the edge - perfection!

  8. Paula

    2013-12-07 11:38:46 -0500

    Awesomeness at its best!!!

  9. Jennifer K

    2013-12-07 11:43:56 -0500

    Loved seeing your photos on Instragram yesterday. Having moved from Salem OR, I know what you mean about the snow! :-)

  10. Elisabeth

    2013-12-07 13:44:59 -0500

    I live just a bit north of you... I think Daily December may have more than one snow picture this year... I don't see it leaving soon. SO COLD 7 degrees? really? here? WOW

  11. Kathy P

    2013-12-07 13:46:03 -0500

    So happy that you are able to revel in the snowfall. Here in the northeast we are getting lots of rain! Great photos!

  12. Sylvia

    2013-12-07 15:32:05 -0500

    Awesome photo and layout! LOVE your album!

  13. michele

    2013-12-07 16:06:02 -0500

    I am really liking that Washi tape.

  14. Christine

    2013-12-07 16:38:52 -0500

    I'm loving the washi tape edges on the photos. Definitely going to try that. Thanks for a new idea.

  15. Terri

    2013-12-07 16:44:10 -0500

    Love this photo!!!!

  16. Kim S (nerdgrl)

    2013-12-07 18:23:02 -0500

    I really like the idea of using washi tape to border the pics. An idea that will work for many a LO, not just holiday time.

  17. Julie Brooks

    2013-12-07 20:07:22 -0500

    Do you print on matte photo paper or glossy? Also how do the pictures hold up compared to printing at a costco or shutter fly? Just wondering if you have noticed any fading in past years?

  18. Michelle

    2013-12-08 05:37:48 -0500

    Both my friend and I have your December Daily™ 2013 6x8 Journal Cards And Overlays (EL465204) and the December Daily™ 2013 4x6 Journal Cards and Overlays (EL676843).

    The problem is that we can't use them as overlays over photos (as you did in day 3 of your December Daily). The frame and date are merged with the background and there's no way of separating them). I have used your overlays before a number of times and this has never happened before. I think the problem is that they are downloaded only as png or pdf files.

    Is anyone else having this problem?

  19. Linda

    2013-12-08 13:33:05 -0500

    Your page is absolutely gorgeous (as always)!! And I am jealous of your in NY where we should have some, we barely got any + haven't had any stick.

    I just realized I just received as a gift the same sewing machine that you linked, and I am trying to learn how to use it on layouts (I used to sew, so I know the basics for using it on fabric). I was wondering if you have any problems sewing over embellishments + what types of things you can and can't sew over? I've seen people sew on all sorts of things [i.e. wood veneers] but I'm scared it will break the needle/not fit under the foot. Do you have any tips? Thanks!!

  20. dawn

    2013-12-08 15:40:18 -0500


  21. anneberit

    2013-12-08 18:37:15 -0500

    That is what a fun snow day should look like! Enjoy :D

  22. Jo-Anne from ZA

    2013-12-09 02:59:38 -0500

    Just a gorgeous, stunning picture of Anna having fun outside :-) Beautifully captured moment Ali!!

  23. stee

    2013-12-09 11:57:22 -0500

    just want to let you know that all your links in these Daily December posts contain before the link to the product

  24. Mel J

    2013-12-09 16:02:48 -0500

    Love the journalling round the photo. What is the best pen for this?

  25. Laura

    2013-12-15 16:53:41 -0500

    Wow, so cute :)
    I love the title right over the picture, and the stitching adds just a nice little extra touch :)

    L :)

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