Thursday, December 01, 2016

Celebrate the holidays!

Today I bring you the last of my completed 2015 December pages. I will complete more later. Also, expect many, new, Christmasy, DISNEY pages soon!

Scrapbook binders have their pros and cons, and the gap in a double page spread is definitely one of the cons, but I do enjoy all the photos together on this spread. I'm a big fan of the red, white and turquoise color scheme too! I like separation the title like this fam + ily, as ILY is also I Love You! <3 p="">

This time last year I was on maternity leave with nugget. Man how I miss those days! It's quite unfortunate that we do not have planned leave for parents as other countries do, but I was blessed to have a couple months off with him.

I documented those sweet moments we had last December. One of them is here. Also, my husband got me tickets to two Christmas concerts for our anniversary last year. Here is concert one, JohnnySWIM at the Ryman Auditorium. It was a great and fun show!

I have also shown this page before, but here it is again. I love a good gold and black color scheme for a New Year's page. And I'm still proud of that amazing charcuterie, so check out that eye candy too. The full page is quite simple, but I really love how it turned out!

Stay tuned for Christmas pages from Disneyworld soon! Disney + Christmas is sure to be amazing, as these are two of my favorite types of pages to create!

It's December 1st, so let's see those December Daily pages!!

Thanks for looking!

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Holiday Fun!

Even though I do not do my December album in a Daily format, I tend to have photos from almost every day in December!

Here we have another Santa photo op, as well as documenting seeing the lights at Jellystone in Nashville.  I love to collect ephemera to go in my scrapbook with photos and the Santa and "Santa's Village" bits on the journaling card are from a little ephemera business card we received at the campground.

 I love using the pocket pages with 2x2 photos to document days when I have lots of scrap-worthy photos.

We had a super fun afternoon & evening. After seeing the dancing lights at Jellystone, we went to dinner at Santa Fe, then we went to Build-a-Bear, and my oldest son made a bear for his baby brother for Christmas. Then we headed over to see the lights at Opryland Hotel! Definitely some traditional, Nashville Christmas fun!

It's always nice when you can trade photo ops with strangers - so we have a family photo from our Opryland trip. Another shaker pocket needed to be made.

The last spread for today shows photos from one our family Christmas celebrations, which we always have the weekend before Christmas. I posted these pages previously, but enjoy them again with this compilation.

I cannot wait to see December Daily creations popping up on Instagram! Thanks for looking!

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Sparkle & Shine!

Back again today with more Christmas/December Daily inspiration!

Is there anything sweeter than baby's first time on Santa's lap?! These sweet newborn photos are too much!

I used a carmine filter for these, and I love how they turned out. I'm not so happy that my glitter from my shaker pocket come around to my Joy to the World card, but it's there now. Still works!

This may be my favorite spread in the album! I adore this Stampin' up Santa stamp. I made the pocket cards with an American Crafts 6x6 paper pad, and I put the cheers sticker on the outside of the pockets. I cannot get enough shaker pockets, and I made my own mix here of reds, black and whites with a couple snowflakes thrown in!

More Christmas magic to come tomorrow! I hope you draw some scrappy inspiration here. 

Thanks for looking!

Monday, November 28, 2016

Getting in the Christmas Spirit!

Happy Monday!

I hope you're enjoying my December album share, and getting a little bit of magical, Christmas inspiration!

Today I have a few more pages for you.

Our elf's name is Tinsel & he went a little overboard last year...

The dogs were the only ones that ended up on the naughty list!

Sorry about the glare here. My boys were dressed like Buzz & Woody (a recurring theme this year, it seems). I love their love for each other. That top small pocket is cloud paper, like Andy's bedroom!

Lachlan wasn't too sure about being held by big bro - he's since gotten past that.

I love that my boys see the same Santa every year - great tradition! (Sometimes we see him at Cracker Barrel too LOL!) I love capturing all the sweet faces of the boy when he has serious Santa discussions. Pocket pages are a great way to fit in all these photos.

Tiny album calls for tiny fringes. I love it!

I hope you enjoyed today's pages, and come back for more tomorrow!

Happy Christmas!

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Getting Ready for Christmas!

Hello everyone!

Today I'm bring you a layout I created for Lasting Memories Best of 2016 Challenges. They've picked the best challenges of the year to bring back for one more round of inspiration. This week we're bringing back Glitz & Glam from the Oscars theme, which we all know is right up my alley!

Honestly I could pick probably any page at all from my December 2015 album to include in this category. I love the Glitz, y'all!

Today's page includes a photo of boys by my glittery tinsel tree. I used some stamps to create my own background paper for the title. I stamped the title - these boys are MY Christmas magic.

I just love these little glitter trees from Michael's!

I picked up these cutest ever little 6x6 paper pads from Tuesday Morning a while back, and they come in super handy for a 6x8 album.

That glitter ribbon is from the Dollar Tree! What a great find. I bought 6 rolls! LOL!

This week my family & I are enjoying some amazing Christmas magic. So, I've decided to share the Christmas love & show some of my pages from last year's Christmas album. I don't do a December Daily perse, as I cannot keep up with the daily printing. But my 6x8 album dedicated solely to December and mostly all things Christmas is basically the same thing, just not necessarily in the daily format.

So I hope to offer a little inspiration to those of you doing December Daily.

And to those of you who are not - a bit of inspiration to think outside the box & make your project work for you!

Here is the opening page of my album. I have shared some of these pages  before, but this week plan to compile them all together as a glimpse into the completed album.

I'm a little obsessed with acrylic shapes right now, so this little sparkle pocket at the beginning of my album is one of my faves!

Merry December!

I hope you come back this week to see more December scrapbook pages & get into the Christmas spirit!

Also, go play along at Lasting Memories this week with one of my favorite challenges of the year!

Thanks for looking!