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Documenting the Magic of December

I am so excited about my December album this year. December is such a magical time filled with so many fun memories. I am hoping to document a little bit of the holiday magic every day up until Christmas. I have been having so much fun putting my album together using my favorite things: Champagne Glimmer Paper, the Merry Minis Punch Pack, Melon Mambo, the Border Banter Stamp Set, and My Digital Studio.

For my cover page I made a little confetti pocket using a Window Sheet and some Whisper White Cardstock that I sewed together with gold thread. I used MDS 2 to make the title and I embellished with numbers cut using the Big Shot and Typeset Alphabet Bigz Die and my favorite stamp set from the holiday catalog: Border Banter.

For the first page on day one I stamped and embossed the snowflakes from the Snowflake Soiree Stamp Set right onto my picture. I added a little more embellishment with some Merry Minis images punched from Champagne Glimmer Paper and Island Indigo Cardstock.

On the second page I made the page protector by cutting down our 12" x 12" Divided Page Protectors. I put the little cards together using MDS 2 and elements mainly from the Jingle and Joy Digital Kit. I love that kit! I embellished with my favorite glimmer paper and punches.

On page one of day two I sewed a frame around my photo with gold thread and embellished the photo just a little with a banner I made with MDS 2 and a Champagne Glimmer Paper punched star.

On the second page of day two I made the cards using MDS 2. I used the Jingle and Joy Kit, 12 days of Christmas Kit, Something for Christmas Digital Stamp Set, and 2012 Modern Prints Digital Stamp Set. On the calendar card I used a little trick to make it look like washi tape on top. I ripped a post it note in half and used the ripped edges to mask the sides of the card and then stamped the image from the Border Banter Stamp Set.

I hope you all enjoyed getting a little look at my December album. I think you might have fun putting one together too.

Arika B
Concept Artist


  • Marie

    Oct 10

    What an incredible idea!!!

  • Kellee

    Oct 10

    Love MDS!!!

  • Kim M

    Oct 10

    I love this!

  • Amelia

    Oct 10

    Awesome post!