Yes had to play catch up with my last 2 posts but this one is fairly current now…
I’ve been doing a bit of journalling in my December Journal but the Friday before Christmas my knee gave out on me while out shopping and so have been struggling with the rest of Christmas prep…. I’ve had to rest up and leave the last of the shopping and prepping down to my #1daughter Billie. She did a sterling job as I just couldn’t have done anything without her.
She doesn’t drive so hubbie had to run her about a bit but otherwise she was doing it on foot. She’s not particularly keen on buses to busy with people especially this time of year.
I was able to get a bit of journalling in but not much as I couldn’t move stuff around, I, again, had to rely on her to set up things for me and I felt guilty of using her time up doing other things I needed outside of running the house and Christmas of course.
My poor baby was getting rather exhausted… But we got there in the end… Just!!
So here are a few pages I did achieve while resting, in between wrapping and giving instructions of what needed to be finished.
Front cover has more embellishments to it now..including bells!!
This is the inside cover which is a pocket and the title page that is also a pocket as well
I need to re glue it as this bottom corner hasn’t stuck properly
I’ve got Maud Hiemstra’s prompts tucked inside that front pocket…. You can find them on her Instagram page here
Foxy collaged on
This tree is double sided and a tuck spot
These are all pockets and tuck spots just haven’t got anything to go in them yet
Except this pocket it’s full of bits and pieces to use.
I made the tuck spot with the red snowflakes on the left with part of a cracker it still has a bit of a curve to it right now but hopefully in time it will flatten
I made a belly band and hope to stencil on these pages before doing anything else
Do you get the impression I love Red!!
Side view of all the lovely goodies sticking out…. Lace is needed I think and more tabs 😁😁
Here are my collages I’ve done inside… This is the first prompt on Maud’s list
The doily is a tuck spot
So is the tree
And the tree/tag is a tuck too
SQUIRREL…… isn’t he cute! He is a pocket as well.
I mainly used 3D Decoupage paper pads from The Works in the collages, I had finally found them while out shopping when my knee went. So I did get them home…. YAY! The squirrel is from The Winters Tale digi kit I used from Artymaze on Etsy.
I also used 2 other kits from Artymaze as well throughout the journal called Old Time Christmas and Watercolour Christmas you will find them all in her Etsy store.
The other papers I used were from paper packs called 12 days of Christmas by Docrafts Papermania and Merry and Bright from The Works own range called Make & Create and a few other paper pads from there too.
Well that’s all I have for you for now, until I’m back on my feet again properly I can’t really do much more….. So
I hope you had a lovely Christmas and I wish you a
🎉Very Happy New Year for 2020🎉
❤️Thank you for visiting me in my small little Blogland, I do appreciate you all who visit! ❤️
🥂See you all in the new year🍾
I will say Bye bye to 2019 and hope 2020 will be better!!