WE'RE DOING DECEMBER! Whether you pre-plan your December Daily or create as you go along in the Christmas month; make your own covers or decorate ready-made ones, use Project Life style with plastic sleeves and pockets or create your own pages. Maybe you havent made one before and ask 'I cant think what I'd fill a page with everyday?' We'll help with that! Whatever your style we'd love to see it! Here you will find a seasonal blog open from 1st November to 31st January each year. We hope that this will become a wonderful resource of sharing, prompts and inspiration. What is a December Daily? Its a mini-album recording your daily memories capturing the spirit of December. Bring it out with your decorations each year and remember Christmases past. Scroll down on the right side bar and you will find past December Daily albums of each Designer. Check their 'journey' link too, this will give you some great tips and scroll a little further down and you will see the albums categorised into types for easier searching :) Now - 'Let's December Daily'!

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Bec's Preparation for Project Life Style........................

Here is the preparation I am taking for my December Daily 2014.

With these bits. 
Doesn't look like much of an album does it?

Some papers and some chipboard..............

Oh! And one of these......

That's right! I'm making my album from scratch, very much like I used to do with all my previous December Daily's (except last year when I used a pre-made album)

I decided again to make my own album for the challenge, but also to have the shape and size that I wanted. The store brought ones are great, but I wanted to see if I could do it AND tailor it to my
needs and wants in an album. Plus, I found some awesome red timber paper to make a 'door' looking album.  It all fell into place and perfect to just make my own.

These are the main yummy goodies I will be playing with in my album.
I'm going to try and stick with the Gold, Kraft, White and touches of red with jute/twine and natural timber patterns. 

With some pre-made cards that I will alter/embellish (maybe) and cards cut down from the
Teresa Collins, Bo Bunny and Kaisercraft papers.

My papers, stickers, cards and pocket pages are all kept in this tub, all in the one place.
It's easier to find and work from.

 And embellishments, tape, sequins and ink pads are kept in this bowl for quick access.

 I can't wait to get started!!!!


  1. I cant wait to follow this December Daily Book it will be a winner for sure like all the others, I have seen you make. I am anxious to follow this and see what happens tomorrow. Thank you for sharing

  2. So why have i never thought to make my own binder? Such a great idea, can't wait to see how it shapes up.

  3. Love what you are planning on doing Bec.

  4. It's so fabulous you are doing your own binder! What perfect way to get just the right size for you December Daily. Totally LOVE the red woodgrain paper!! This is going to be fabulous to see come together!!!

  5. Can't wait to see your finished album, Bec. Loving the colours for the inside too.


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