December Daily 2014 – Foundation Pages

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It’s time! Woo!

I have prepared pages in advance of December as usual. The finished album will be just over 6 inches square this year.

I have made the ‘number’ elements for each day but left some of them loose. For the purpose of planning though and getting my head in gear I set a number to each page when I took the photo below. I now have a record so I can go back to it for reference but have the freedom to change pages around if I want to.

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My colour scheme as ever is red, white and kraft with silver and some clear elements.

Here’s a closer look at some of the pages.

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I love using cut down page protectors. I’ve sealed the raw edges with washi tape or sewed them closed.

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Here is an example of where the number is not fixed to the page yet. I added a little negative punch out of the snowflakes to remind me that I love using little strips of the negative shapes in projects.

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Here I filled up the page with embellishments and sewed boxes around each to hold the elements in place.

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An example of a cut down page which allows you to see further ahead into the album.

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One of my all time favourite go to pages, a red envelope.

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White on white for this page with added glitter.

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Another fav technique, fold out pages. Here I added that cut out strip of Amy Tangerine card. I might use it on this page and I might move it to another day but I have it there in the photo to remember.

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Can’t get enough of these.

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More embellishments sewed into the pockets.

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Added a little banner of circles to this one.

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Another narrow page. And more sewing! Love me that red thread…

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Using an old embellishment here, a fragment from Tim Holtz. I added some paper behind the plastic and glued it on.

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And finally a transparent page. I found this lurking in my stash from many years ago when I tried printing on transparencies. More sewing to fix that metal edged tag to the page.

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I have a little stash of goodies in a box to use during the month so we are almost ready. Just need to make the covers now. I’ll be back to share that in a few days.

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4 Responses to December Daily 2014 – Foundation Pages

  1. Mary-Lou says:

    So far my favourite is Day 7. I love the true reds & greens of Christmas with splashes of white, gold & silver. Going to scrap lift the half circle idea – I have one large beautiful holly circle die cut, so this idea allows it to go further.

  2. Judi says:

    #9 my fav – will steal that one 🙂

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