Big December Daily 2018 Wrap up post, with photos of every page & product links

Hey y’all!  As you can tell, this is my DD2018 wrap up post, and I will include photos and product links at the end.  Many of the products are from my stash and may no longer be available, so I will list what I can.  (I will also try to link similar products if the item is no longer available.)

I absolutely love this project!  I look forward to it every year, and it’s one of our favorites to flip through as a family.  For us, it’s a yearbook of sorts, to see how the girls grow and change throughout the years… how their styles change, how their handwriting gets better, what was on their wish lists, etc.

Album:  Ali Edwards DD from 2017

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Cover page:

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I blogged about it here.

Day 1:  Christmas concert for my middle daughter:

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Day 2: family hike:

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Day 3: my husband put the lights up on the house:

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Day 4: letters to Santa:

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I blogged about days 2-4 here, and I have a YT process video for those days as well.

Day 5: our tree:

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I blogged about it here.

Day 6: mailing our Christmas cards, and reflecting on how I wrote about possibly being in a new house in last year’s DD, and here we are in a new house:

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Day 7: all about the pups:

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Day 8: “POP!” (her 2nd lolly every!):

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I blogged about it here.

Day 9 & 10: friends & coffee:

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Day 10 & 11: coffee & a Santa visit at school:

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Day 12: some of our favorite holiday movies:

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Day 13: getting my rings resized and wearing them again after 2+ years:

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Day 14: this year’s new ornaments:

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I blogged about days 12-14 here, and there is a YT process video as well.

Day 15: getting packages in the mail & relaxing while wrapping presents:

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Day 16: my parents came for a visit & took us to dinner:

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Day 17: a new outfit for our elf:

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I blogged about it here.

Day 18: holiday concerts for both my girls on the same night at the same time:

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Day 19: school party:

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Day 20: around the house:

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I blogged about it here.

Day 21: “just because” flowers from the hubs, my favorite peonies:

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Day 22: all 3 of my girls in the same dress:

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Day 23: gingerbread shenanigans:

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Day 24: decorating cookies for Santa, opening gifts, & family time:

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Day 25: Santa!, silly FB photo filters, and all the kiddos, + a pocket page to house all the Christmas cards received in the mail:

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I blogged about it here, and there is a YT process video as well.

Products:

As a reminder, I have a flip through video:

 

Ok…that’s it for me!  Let me know if you have any questions!

Happy Friday!

 

 

2018 Christmas card layout, featuring Hip Kit Club

Hello friends!

Today, I’m sharing a mood board inspired layout with you using the Hip Kit Club 2018 December Main Kit, and the puffy wood grain alpha from the Embellishment kit.  I also used one of the HKC exclusive cut files from December.  It’s called forest, and it was day 6 of the 12 days of giving.

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Even though the first thing that jumps out at you from the mood board is the bright colors, I was drawn to all the white space, and the black and white polkadot image on the top left corner, so I will have a lot of white on my layout, and I doodled a few polkadots on one of the trees.

Since I make a December Daily album, I don’t make a lot of traditional Christmas layouts, but there are a few that I would like in my albums.  One of those is our Christmas card.

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First I cut out the cut file on my silhouette machine.  I actually cut it out twice, then glued them together for added dimension.  I love how it turned out!  Then I backed the open trees with some exclusive pattern paper.  On another piece of white cardstock, I added some ink splatters in coordinating colors.  Once dry, I adhered the cut file to the cardstock, then I machine stitched on some of the tree trunks.

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Next, I added the Christmas card, then embellished it with treed from the HKC exclusive chipboard sticker sheet, and the HKC exclusive ephemera pack.

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I added the year with the Pinkfresh Studio alphas.  To finish off my layout, I added 3 puffy woodgrain stars.

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Well that’s it for me!  I hope you’re inspired by the layout and the mood board!

Happy Monday!

December Daily, day 25 & a pocket page

Hello friends!

Today I’m sharing day 25 and the last pocket page of my December Daily 2018.  I also have a process video if you’re interested:

 

For day 25, I had a lot of instax photos that I wanted on one layout.  I took a bunch of photos after Christmas lunch using the Santa FB filter, and I love them all.  I was trying to figure out how to get them all on the page, especially since I can’t cut the instax film, when I remembered the waterfall technique floating around instagram.  So, through trial & error, I decided to give it a try.

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I used a lot of the 3×4 PL cards from the Hip Kit Club 2018 December Documented kit, and a Hip Kit Club exclusive paper from the 2018 December Main kit for the background.

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I really love how it came out, and I’m glad I gave it a try!

On the left side, is a photo that I printed, then cut out into a circle with my silhouette cameo machine.

I also made a pocket page to house all the Christmas cards that we get inn the mail.  I used another Hip Kit Club exclusive paper from the December Main kit.

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On the left is a full page photo of the kids (hearts for privacy).

That’s it for now.  I’ll be sharing a flip through video of my album soon, so keep a look out for that!

Happy Thursday!

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December Daily, days 17 & 20

Hello friends!

Today, I’m sharing days 17 & 20 of my December Daily album.  I am still chugging along…how about y’all?  I am going to be using the Hip Kit Club 2018 December Documented kit, as well as the 2018 December Main kit.

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For day 17, I documented our elf Stewart in his new outfit that we bought him.  I decided to use the packaging to make a pocket page to house all the notes to and from him.

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I cut out a piece of the packaging to make the front part of the pocket.  For the back part of the pocket, I used one of the HKC exclusive pattern papers.  I really love both sides of this paper, so it’s perfect.  The side that faces the pocket is a red & white plaid.  On the back of the paper is a red & white whimsical, folk design, which is also perfect for an elf story.  I die cut a tag from another piece of HKC exclusive paper, the navy blue one with a white dot pattern, and I also cut out a few pieces from the Pinkfresh Studio paper. I die cut a circle from the number 17 on the Pebbles advent calendar, which I’ve been doing throughout my album, and I tied them all together with a piece of twine, and adhered it to the back of the pocket page.

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For day 20, I did an around the house spread.  I used the 2×2 pocket page, and the 4 3×4 page.

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For the left, I printed out some photos from around my house to about 2×2 inches.  I filled the rest of the pockets with puffy stickers, the Pebbles number, a sequin star, and I even made a small shaker pocket.  (I used a couple of transparencies that I had in my stash to adhere some of the embellishments to, like the stockings and number.)  On the right side, I printed out the wreaths I have, and I left a spot for journaling.  I made my own card by typing my journaling on white cardstock, and adhering some of the HKC exclusive pattern paper (this paper is my FAVE!).  My journaling says: “I have loved decorating our new home! It’s so fun pulling out all of my collected items, but super fun buying new things as well!”

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That’s it for now!  I hope you like my December Daily pages so far.  I am still loving this project!  I’m hoping to have this album done before the new year, but I’m not in a rush.  When I’m done, I’ll have a flip through video on my YT channel, so keep an eye out for that.

Thanks for stopping by, and don’t forget to check out these kits.  There are some awesome HKC exclusives!!!

Happy Sunday!

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December Daily, days 12-14, featuring Hip Kit Club

Hey friends!

Today, I’m sharing my days 12-14 of my December Daily album, and I used the 2018 December Documented Hip Kit.  I did sneak in a couple pieces from the 2018 December Hip Kits: a piece of HKC exclusive pattern paper from the Main kit, and one HKC exclusive project life card from the Project Life kit.

I also did a YouTube process video if you’re interested!

 

For day 12, I wanted to document the few movies we watch every single year.  We watch other holiday movies as well, but the ones we watch every year are Elf, Home Alone, Home Alone 2, A Charlie Brown Christmas, Mickey’s Christmas Carol, and Little Women.

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The pattern paper is the one from the December Hip Kit.  I also used a filmstrip cut file that I found on the Silhouette store.  I love how the Elf photo, with my hand written journaling, on the left turned out!  On the empty spots on the film strip, I added my number (the Pebbles ones that I’ve been using throughout the album), and a red car puffy sticker.  I love the size of the Crate Paper puffy stickers…they are the perfect size for this project!

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For day 13, I documented my JOY for getting my engagement and wedding rings back from getting them resized.  I hadn’t been able to wear them for almost 2 years now; I was waiting to loose the “baby weight,” but I got tired of waiting, haha!

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I was challenged to use some HKC exclusive cut files, so I used this subscriber cut file designed by fellow DT member Jana.  The JOY wood veneer stickers are from Pinkfresh studio.

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Day 14’s story is about the new ornaments I bought this year.  I always buy a couple ornaments every year, but I bought a little more this year since we got a taller tree.

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The red striped paper is the Project Life card from the December kit.  The numbered 3×4 card turned out to be perfect, since I had 7 different ornaments.  I stamped the numbers on the photo using some old wood/rubber stamps that I picked up in the Target dollar spot years ago.

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I usually work on a couple days in a row, then take a break, then work on a few more days.  How about you guys?  Are you creating every day?

I really love how my December Daily album is coming along, and I hope you do too!

Happy Wednesday!

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December Daily, days 5 & 8, featuring Hip Kit Club

Hello everyone!  I hope your December is going joyfully so far.  Today, I’m sharing a couple more pages of my December Daily album.  I am using the HKC 2018 December Documented kit for these pages.

Day 5 is all about our new tree.  Our old tree was looking a little raggedy, so we got a new one for our new house.  We also started a new tradition, and we put up our tree before Thanksgiving, but only lit and bare.  That way, we get to relax after fluffing the tree, which is a job in and of itself, and we get to enjoy the twinkling lights.

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On the left, I used the tree pattern paper by My Mind’s Eye, an exclusive HKC journaling card (love when they have lines), and a Pinkfresh Studio chipboard banner.

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I used the tree cut file that I made previously when I made my cover album.  (It was a free cut file for day 1 of HKC’s 12 days of giving.)  I adhered it to a transparency I had in my stash, and on the other side, I backed it with pattern paper.

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The number 5 is a sticker from the Crate Paper sticker sheet (It was part of the 25).  I love how clean these simple & full pages look!  They really make a statement!

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Day 8 is about my youngest getting a “pop” after both her sisters left for their friends’ house.  She was so upset, I needed to cheer her up.  Needless to say, she loved it!  Haha!

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On the left, I printed a big photo, and turned it into a tag.  I added the number, which is die cut from the Pebbles 12×12 advent sheet, a pink Crate Paper sticker, and a Pinkfresh Studio enamel dot.  I also used the thickers to spell out the word Pop!  (Love the font on these!)

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On the right, I have 3 more photos, and I added a couple stickers to my favorite photo.  I used one of the exclusive journaling cards, and I hand wrote “her smile” at the top, then added my journaling with my computer and printer.

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That’s it for me today…I really love how this project is going.  I look forward to December Daily every year, and this year is no different!

Don’t forget to look through my December Daily category and tag if you’re looking for more inspiration!

Happy Sunday!