27 October 2011

Holidays are coming around again!

Wow it doesn't feel so long ago I was pondering the starting of my December Daily last year and here it is coming around again already! Ok so I know I'm way early and I usually don't start still November but this year I've got so much on I figure I need as much of a head start this year as I can get.
I've been having a play putting my goodies together for my journal base. I started off picking the colour scheme, red and kraft, then I picked out the papers, {American Crafts Hollyday Cherry Nose and Santa Claus, Crate Paper Peppermint Ski Lodge and St Nick, October Afternoon Sidewalks Hide&Seek and Red Rover} along with some red, kraft and white cardstock.

I picked out all the embellishment bits and pieces from my stash just rooting out colours that would work.

I've got some postcard blanks that I'm going to use as my base pages and some pages I'm planning to make just from cardstock and maybe some envelopes. To go with the postcard idea I treated myself to some cute little postmark stamps - these are from Whimsy Stamps. I'm going to make them do double, {or triple I guess it would be} duty though too because I'll use them for gift tags and cards.
For the cover I've picked out a Hambly overlay then I've got some large book rings for the binding.
Can't wait to start putting it together! It's sat on my desk now looking all expectant. :)
Have you caught the Christmas bug yet?


Suzy said...

Not a fan of Christmas tbh but do love the whole kraft and red vibe

Natty said...

Oooh looks like all the makings of a very cool album.
I am probably not going to do an album this year, no more space, but have last year's JYC to look back on which would be very similar. lol
I also am contemplating another way to start off my December this year, just need to order it...