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Monday, December 3, 2012

12 Days of Christmas

With the holiday season now upon us it's time to think about making cards and for some of us, creating those mini albums to record the season's festivities.

Today we have Designer, Shellye McDaniel sharing her amazing talents with us.



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Instead of a full 25-Day December Daily Album, I thought it would be fun to put a little twist on the popular trend with a 12 Days of Christmas Mini Album!


In starting I used the largest and next to the largest Jumbo Fishtail Banner Dies from www.mftstamps.com to cut my cardstockand patterned papers.  I derived various numerals from my stash, as well as from the new "Love You More" Alphabet Sticker Sheet.  

To allow more room for embellishments, I decided to make the album flip-style...when doing so, just keep in mind the direction of your papers and embellishments when you get ready to tackle the even numbered pages.  




Two 1" rings were used at the top to attach the pages together.  After tying on coordinating ribbons, I added a date charm that I made from a Medium Magnet Daddy and Magni-Daddy Pendant.  

Now it's ready for small photos and journaling!





Supplies:Christmas CheerCandy Cane Forest 12 x 12 Paper; Christmas Joy 12 x 12 Paper; Be Jolly 12 x 12 Paper; Warm Wishes 12 x 12 Paper; Christmas Cheer 5 x 7 Canvas Sticker; Gift Giving 5 x 7 Sticker Stacker; Happy Holidays 5 x 12 Sticker Stacker; Peace on Earth 5 x 12 Chipboard StickerLove You More- Love Letters 12 x 12 Alphabet Sticker Sheet; Stuck on You Washi TapeMedium Magnet Daddy; Magni-Daddy Pendant; Hot Rocks Clear; Hot Rocks Glitter

9 comments:

Tracey said...

I love this mini album! So adorable!!

Jodi said...

LOVE this!! Super cute mini!

kaboo bag said...

spectacular!

Cari Locken said...

So festive Shellye ... I love it!

Shellye McDaniel said...

Thank you, ladies!
I also have close-ups of each page on my blog if you'd like to see :)
http://paperedcottage.blogspot.com/2012/12/12-days-of-christmas.html

Kim H said...

wonderful unique mini, great idea. thanks for sharing it.

Rhonda Van Ginkel said...

Shellye - this is super cool! I love the 12 days approach as well. It's a lot less intimidating! : )

Mona Knight said...

Wow !!! what a creativity, I love this,I'd love to try,thanks for sharing..Cargo securing equipment

chignon said...

Totally love that mini book!

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