December Daily | Foundation Pages

With less than a month until the beginning of December, I'm planning this year's December Daily album.  This will my tenth year in a row documenting the run up to Christmas Day, and it's still my favourite project.  I toyed with the idea of using a Traveler's Notebook, but in the end settled on an album from Simple … Continue reading December Daily | Foundation Pages

Month in Numbers | November and December

I ran out of steam a little with collating numbers for the last two months of 2016.So much so, I filled two pockets with confetti and then stitched them shutbecause I didn't have anything else to put in them.Here's a look at November:  244: the number of lengths swum by me in the pool at the gym.21: … Continue reading Month in Numbers | November and December

December Daily | Days 21st-23rd

The 21st was the day we went to the Panto in London's West End.{Oh yes, we did!}It was brilliant!On the 22nd I was persuaded by my friend-who's-like-my-brotherto dress up in his inflatable Santa suit ...{I know ... who even admits to owning an inflatable Santa suit?} Another envelope filled with confetti and the date did the … Continue reading December Daily | Days 21st-23rd

December Daily | Days 18th-20th

The 18th was an entry about how we give back over the Christmas season.We donated foodstuffs to the Food Bank collection in our local supermarket.We donated cash to Crisis at Christmas and the shelter where our BiL is a trustee. Oh, and let's not forget the winter coats we donated to the homeless shelter.The 19th … Continue reading December Daily | Days 18th-20th

December Daily, 1st |Dear Santa

I plan to record December Daily slightly differently to how I've done it in previous years.I'm still producing a scrapbook,but for here, on the blog,I'll be sharing a short story coupled with a photo or two.Thursday, 1st: Elvis the Elf rocked up overnight, bringing The Boy Child's letter to Santa with him.He was delighted to see that … Continue reading December Daily, 1st |Dear Santa

December Daily | Foundation Pages

As the redecoration of my office began yesterday,I am temporarily homeless, crafting wise.I have set up camp in The Boy Child's playroom and asInternet access via my PC was/is non-existent, it was/is an ideal opportunityto pull out my box of Christmas scrapping suppliesand make a start on the foundation pages for this year's December Daily.I'm … Continue reading December Daily | Foundation Pages

100 Days

It was pointed out to me recently that today marks 100 days until Christmas.Yep, really.I've always tried to avoid thinking about Christmas until at least October, but as The Boy Child has grown up, talk of Christmas starts earlier.  In fact, we've already had a chat about writing to Santa ...   I have plenty of … Continue reading 100 Days

December Daily | Days 4-6

Day 4 was about taking the overseas parcels to the Post Office ... no words needed.I covered a piece of 6x4 white card with the sprout themed parcel tape (which I'dused on the parcels and purchased from the Store of Utter Gorgeousness) and added a photo, a flare and three small embellishments.  Called it done. Day 5 … Continue reading December Daily | Days 4-6