Welcome to my favourite project of the year! Let's see how days 21-25 turned out: Day 21: The first day of the school holidays and we marked it with a visit to the Panto in the West End. It was really quite rude in places.A simple 7x5 photo of The Boy Child, with journaling on the reverse, … Continue reading December Daily | Days 21-25
Welcome to my favourite project of the year! Let's see how days 16-20 looked: Day 16: A fun day in town with our visitors and home in time for pyjamas, Champagne and the Strictly final. Day 17: One set of house guests left and another one arrived. Herman the tortoise came on his holidays as his … Continue reading December Daily | Days 16-20
I wish you all the kind of Christmas you wish for yourselves. I'll be rounding off the year with three scheduled posts: my final two December Daily posts and a round-up of December's reading. I'll then be back in early 2018 with my annual Blog Review. See you on the other side.
London's festive windows deserved a page in the album. Here it is (with design inspiration again coming from Instagram): Supplies: patterned paper by Pebbles, Becky Higgins (a trimmed down Project Life card) and Simple Stories. Alphas are from American Crafts. Embellishments are from
The Boy Child's visit to Santa is always scrapped twice in 12x12; one for that year's album and one for his own album (I am currently on album #6 for him).This year, I took my design inspiration from festive layouts I'd seen on Instagram, tweaking as I went along. I'm also making more of an effort … Continue reading Festive Scrapping #1
Welcome to my favourite scrapbooking project of the year! Let’s take a look at how days 11-15 turned out: Day 11: I included the recipe for Mulled Cranberry and Raspberry Punch. Between days 11 and 12, I made a pocket to hold The Boy Child's letter to Santa. Day 12: The day I had a marvellous afternoon with my … Continue reading December Daily | Days 11-15
Our weekend with friends began early. The Boy Child and I went directly into town from school pick-up so that we could see the West End's Christmas lights before arriving at the station to meet our friends.Saturday saw us be a little like tourists in the West End - Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden. There may have been … Continue reading This Weekend I …
Welcome to my favourite scrapbooking project of the year! Let's take a look at how days 6-10 turned out: Day 6: The Year 6 Carol Service at school. Always a delight. Mostly.A journaling card, a few embellishments and a photo of the church after the service was all that was needed. Day 7: The arrival of The Boy … Continue reading December Daily | Days 6-10
An early start on Saturday for Autism | Early Birds at the Science Museum, and an unobstructed view of the neighbouring Natural History Museum's ice rink and Christmas tree.There then followed pretty much a rerun of when we were last in town early for Dawnosaurs - hot chocolate and toast, Christmas windows, lunch and a … Continue reading This Weekend I …
A jar of homemade Cranberry sauce looks a lot more festive when paired with Christmas jumpers and lit Christmas trees.