December Daily 2015: December 3rd – 5th~

It’s the weekend which means I can catch up, because the end of our week was crazy busy.

It all began with my Dad’s 70th birthday on Thursday.

Not only did we have a party, but also a parade.

Okay, the parade was actually the Town Of Crewe’s Christmas parade. He he.

December 3rd~

December-3rd

My Mom is the Mayor of Crewe, so she, Dad and Hartly all rode on the Town’s float.

And one little girl had the best time.

A close-up~

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I felt it was important to include Tinsel, our Elf On The Shelf, since he was being a bit naughty.

Thankfully nothing was broken. Yet.

I mentioned earlier that Holden has been sick all week.

That lead to a big discussion about whether he should push the button on the North Pole Communicator possible contaminating it with his germs.

Needless to say we let him have his turn.

December 4th~

December-4th

Until there was opera singing involved then Hartly quickly stepped in.

A close-up~

December-4th-Close

Speaking of Tinsel Hartly has decided to trust him to take her Christmas card and Wish List to Santa on tonight’s North Pole run.

December 5th~

December-5th

She carefully placed her envelope next to Tinsel in hopes he’ll remember it.

Good luck with that!

I’m not sure I trust that little guy, but she does.

A close-up~

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So now I am caught up.

For now.

To see more of my past December Daily albums, click here.

I used~

October Afternoon Under The Tree Collection, Past October Afternoon Christmas Collections, Pink Paislee City Sidewalks, Basic Grey Aspen Frost, Thickers, Simple Stories Holiday Album

December Daily 2015: December 2nd~

Today’s big accomplishment…..putting the final ornaments on the Christmas tree.

Plus a few that had to be glued back together.

December 2nd~

December-2nd

After several failed attempts I was able to actually capture a certain little girl by the tree.

To include both pictures I simply paper clipped one on top of the page protector.

The base layer~

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My hand written journaling is tucked away on the twinkle card.

It might even include a count of how many ornaments didn’t survive that same little girl.

Sigh.

But, the tree still looks beautiful.

To see more of my past December Daily albums, click here.

I used~

October Afternoon Under The Tree Collection, Past October Afternoon Christmas Collections, Thickers

December Daily 2015: December 1st~

The very moment the North Pole Communicator came out of the Christmas storage boxes on Saturday a certain little girl was glued to it.

The only problem…..Clementine the Elf tells you how busy the North Pole is and to try back December 1st.

No matter how many times you push the button.

Trust me we learned this the hard way.

So imagine the excitement  of it finally being December 1st and we can at long last talk to Santa.

December 1st~

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We ended up talking to Clementine who was hanging out a the Reindeer Barn, so we even got to learn to speak a little reindeer.

Who knows who we’ll talk to tomorrow?

To see more of my December Daily albums, click here.

I used~

October Afternoon Under The Tree Collection, Past October Afternoon Christmas Collections, American Crafts Tags

2015 December Daily~

It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time again.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…Christmas!!

Which also means it’s time to start thinking about and more importantly working on my 2015 December Daily album.

This year I decided not to purchase a December Daily kit.

Who am I kidding?

This year I didn’t purchase multiple December Daily kits.

I did purchase the new Under The Tree collection from October Afternoon and the Simple Stories 6×8 Holiday Snap album to add to my extensive Christmas stash.

And I might have picked up a few odds and ends as well, but the bulk of this year’s album will come from my stash.

The cover~

2015-Cover

I love this holiday album from Simple Stories, so I chose papers from both October Afternoon and Pretty Little Studio to embellish it.

I stamped a Tim Holtz Santa Stamp onto text paper to play off the text on the binding of the album.

A close-up~

2015-Cover-Close-Up

I added Wink Of Stella to Santa’s beard and trim, so he sparkles.

I even made my own reindeer charm using Modge Podge.

Some of you know that I don’t usually have great luck using any type of liquid adhesive, but this was simple, easy and quick.

And I managed not to glue anything to the table or to myself. Yay!

The calendar~

Calendar

Once again the fabulous Marie from Stitch In Time has provided free December calendar printables.

Isn’t this one adorable?

I added a few can’t miss dates to mine.

So will you be making a December Daily?

If so, let me know.

I’d love to see what you make.

To see my past December Daily albums, click here.

I used~

Simple Stories 6×8 Holiday Snap Album, October Afternoon Under The Tree Collection, October Afternoon Silent Night Collection, Pretty Little Studio At Home Paper and Die Cuts, Tim Holtz Santa Stamp, Jewelry Box Thickers, Ribbon, Modge Podge Charms/Metal Blanks , Modge Podge Dimensional Magic, Sequins, Wink Of Stella

If you have any questions about any supply I’ve used, please ask.

December Daily 2014: December 26th & The Finishing Touches~

Our final day of celebrating Christmas this year fell on the day after Christmas with us spending the morning with hubby’s family.

I love how all of the cousins are looking at the camera with the exception of the littlest.

That girl!

December 26th~

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Earlier in the week I had found this little iron on gem from Sara at Confetti Sunshine and knew it had to be included in my album.

My bag of coal~

December Daily Coal Bag

Not to mention I made several to give away. He he.

I simply used supplies I already had at home including left over Studio Calico fabric bags and Avery Dark Fabric Iron On paper.

I think they’d look better using the regular Iron On paper, but they’re still cute.

With our Christmas celebrations over and my mini album turning out to be not so mini I thought it was the perfect time to end this year’s album.

Especially with my desk looking like this~

December Daily Cover Mess

For my cover I used a Christmas image I believe was originally from a Jessica Sprague email from last year.

My cover~

December Daily Cover

I added a bow from one of our Christmas packages and a few sparkly chipboard hearts.

And with that I have packed up all the Christmas scrapbooking supplies for now and can actually see the top of my desk again.

What kind of mess should I make now? He he.

I used~

October Afternoon December Story Kit, Ali Edwards December Daily Kit, Pretty Little Studio For You Image, Heidi Swapp Christmas Paper Pad, Various October Afternoon Christmas Collections, Webster’s Pages, Simple Stories Snap Album & Page Protectors, Jingle Thickers, Papertrey Ink Twine, Jingle Bells, Wink Of Stella, Acetate, Enamel Dots, Sprinkles from the Papertrey Ink Make It Now Market Kit

I’ve tried to list most of my supplies, but if you have any questions please ask.

December Daily 2014: December 25th~

Christmas morning…

There’s nothing quite like it is there?

Especially with young children around.

The excitement level at my parent’s house on Christmas Day was barely contained.

And I loved every minute of it!

December 25th~

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So I decided to use a picture of all the cousins together making funny faces for this day.

December Daily Dec 25 Right

Since Santa seemed to think all of these children were on the Nice List and visited them, I included an image from Pinterest as well.

Both pages together~

December Daily Dec 25 Both

I can hardly believe how quickly December has gone by.

And I do believe someone in this house has already started the countdown to next Christmas.

I used~

October Afternoon December Story Kit, Ali Edwards December Daily Kit, Pretty Little Studio For You Image, Heidi Swapp Christmas Paper Pad, Various October Afternoon Christmas Collections, Webster’s Pages, Simple Stories Snap Album & Page Protectors, Jingle Thickers, Papertrey Ink Twine, Jingle Bells, Wink Of Stella, Acetate, Enamel Dots, Sprinkles from the Papertrey Ink Make It Now Market Kit

I’ve tried to list most of my supplies, but if you have any questions please ask.

December Daily 2014: December 24th~

Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.

Especially at our house, because we were at the movies. He he.

With Christmas Day falling on Thursday this year it meant I had to work on Christmas Eve.

Which meant our normal Christmas Eve plans with Travis’s family got bumped.

Which also meant we had a free night.

So, we headed to the movies.

December 24th left side ~

December Daily 24 Right

I started with another printable from Pinterest, because it was just too cute not to use.

December 24th right side~

December Daily 24 Left

I had to include a selfie of Holden and me in our extremely stylish 3D glasses.

And I slipped our ticket stubs in as well.

Pages together~

December Daily 24 Both

In case you were wondering the Hobbit was fantastic.

Luckily Holden received the first two movies as a gift, so we watched those Christmas Day and the day after.

Now I’m anxious to run out and buy the Fellowship of The Rings trilogy to watch too. Hmmm…

I used~

October Afternoon December Story Kit, Ali Edwards December Daily Kit, Pretty Little Studio For You Image, Heidi Swapp Christmas Paper Pad, Various October Afternoon Christmas Collections, Webster’s Pages, Simple Stories Snap Album & Page Protectors, Jingle Thickers, Papertrey Ink Twine, Jingle Bells, Wink Of Stella, Acetate, Enamel Dots, Sprinkles from the Papertrey Ink Make It Now Market Kit

I’ve tried to list most of my supplies, but if you have any questions please ask.

December Daily 2014: December 23rd~

Ever have a great idea pop into your head and you get really excited about it?

That’s what happened when I saw this on Pinterest.

December 24 Left

I thought recreating the I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus scene would be a perfect way to get me and the hubby into our December Daily album.

Because really…that thing is full of Hartly.

And a little bit of the Big Kids.

Then came the process of bringing my idea to life.

Oh boy!

Ashlyn and Holden balked.

Both agreed to take the picture. Or pictures I should say.

Hartly wanted to be an elf.

And we couldn’t find the Santa hat anywhere.

Sigh.

The only other one excited was my hubby.

All he wanted was the kisses. He he.

Ten pictures later this is the best I could get~

December 24 Right

But, I also got a lot of laughs and a funny story to tell as well.

December 23rd~

December 24 Both

So….how’s your December Daily coming along?

I used~

October Afternoon December Story Kit, Ali Edwards December Daily Kit, Pretty Little Studio For You Image, Heidi Swapp Christmas Paper Pad, Various October Afternoon Christmas Collections, Webster’s Pages, Simple Stories Snap Album & Page Protectors, Jingle Thickers, Papertrey Ink Twine, Jingle Bells, Wink Of Stella, Acetate, Enamel Dots, Sprinkles from the Papertrey Ink Make It Now Market Kit

I’ve tried to list most of my supplies, but if you have any questions please ask.

December Daily 2014: December Daily 22~

It’s almost time.

Time for Christmas-palooza!! Yippee!!

It’s a good thing I finished all my wrapping today, since we start exchanging gifts on Christmas Eve Eve.

And while I was busy wrapping, someone decided they wanted to be a present.

December 22~

December Daily Dec 22

I’ll take this present over a store-bought one any day.

I used the famous Charlie Brown Christmas speech by Linus printable from http://www.apairofpears.com for my page base.

Or you can find it on Pinterest here.

My pages together~

December Daily Dec 21 & 22

I love how the colors ended up being perfect for my picture of Hartly in a bag.

Don’t you just love it when that happens purely by accident?

I do.

I used~

October Afternoon December Story Kit, Ali Edwards December Daily Kit, Pretty Little Studio For You Image, Heidi Swapp Christmas Paper Pad, Various October Afternoon Christmas Collections, Webster’s Pages, Simple Stories Snap Album & Page Protectors, Jingle Thickers, Papertrey Ink Twine, Jingle Bells, Wink Of Stella, Acetate, Enamel Dots, Sprinkles from the Papertrey Ink Make It Now Market Kit

I’ve tried to list most of my supplies, but if you have any questions please ask.

December Daily 2014: December 21st~

So you know how you politely ask your teenage children to do one little teeny, tiny thing for you…

and guess what happens?

They forget.

Sigh.

Travis and I were pretty much house bound this weekend with the littlest who has a horrible case of the sniffles.

Of course, we’ve taken turns getting the Big Kids where they need to be.

Since caroling has been on the calendar for a few weeks I thought for sure the Big Kids could take a picture of two for me to include as today’s December Daily page.

That would be so much better than the pile of used tissues that I’ve been surrounded by.

But, they didn’t.

So, I made go outside our house and pose.

December 21st~

December Daily Dec 21

I also made them sing for me which was hysterical since neither one likes to sing. Ha!

I bet they remember next time I ask for pictures. He he.

I used~

October Afternoon December Story Kit, Ali Edwards December Daily Kit, Pretty Little Studio For You Image, Heidi Swapp Christmas Paper Pad, Various October Afternoon Christmas Collections, Webster’s Pages, Simple Stories Snap Album & Page Protectors, Jingle Thickers, Papertrey Ink Twine, Jingle Bells, Wink Of Stella, Acetate, Enamel Dots, Sprinkles from the Papertrey Ink Make It Now Market Kit

I’ve tried to list most of my supplies, but if you have any questions please ask.