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Hey all my name is Samantha, I'm 33 from England. Engaged. I have been handcrafting cards since I can remember from making mothers day cards at nursery to selling them to friends and family now. I love seeing the reactions on peoples faces when you make a unique handcrafted card just for them. I have also been a keen scrapbooker/photographer since I was about 5 when my parents started to foster and I always kept a scrapbook for each child we cared for - which goes with them to their new families so they don’t forget any precious memories of their childhood.

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

December Daily - Tags

Last year when I was in America I saw the DCWV Advent Calendar Kit as per below photos as soon as I saw it I wanted it! But not to make an Advent calendar I wanted to make a December Daily like I have saw loads of people do on YouTube.

I made a 6x6 album from a cheap Click-Ring folder which I cut down and covered in it in the Chipboard from the pack. I also used some vintage red card and the white scalp boarder which is cut from the packaging.

I made the tags almost to as directed in the instructions but I altered a few of them as there was either too much embellishment for one little tag or I wanted to keep the embellishment for another project :-)

I will start the inside pages from the 1st December which I may video if I have time. I will be using a mixture of recycled cardboard, envelopes and cardboard packaging which I will cover with patterned paper for the pages all with a variation on size.

Made a video of me making some of the tags and of the completed album cover. Sorry you will have to ignore my ramblings :-)

Thanks for looking
Sam x


Tenny Kusuma said...

Hi Sam,
Love the looks of your tag. I can't wait to see the album. I will also be making my very first December Daily {30days} album...except...I can't decide what collection to use LOL :D
Thanks for stopping by my blog and left some love. Take Care.

SueB said...

Hi Sam

Thanks so much for your lovely comments on my blog, and also your lovely messages on DC :)

I'm loving these Sam, the calender kit looks so cute, and bet it's great to put together.

Love the idea of your daily Christmas album too. I know somone who's already done this and it looks great, and they are also about to do another this year.
So really looking forward to seeing all turn out. I love too how you cut the folder down to size, brilliant!

When you get time Sam, take a peek at Pinterest, or sign up, if you're not already. It is just great!! So many wonderful ideas. It works like a pin board of ideas, so anything you like you can pin under your profile.

I'm on there, and have a whole host of mini albums/journals and Christmas journals saved. Here's the link...

Looking forward to seeing more

Suzie xxx :)

jamie long said...

your advent is super cute! My kids made mine this year so it's a mess lol.

Christie Bryant said...

Love what you've done so far! Can't wait to see the rest! I just love December, what a happy time of year!