Friday, December 12, 2014

Monthly Moments: December...

This month on Dec. 15th, Papertrey Ink will be releasing it's Monthly Moments collection for December! It comes with a paper pad of December journal cards, a stamp set, a December word die and a Journal Card 7 die. Or you can choose to purchase the items separately. Here's a little look at a "December Daily" journal that I started with these products.
On the front cover,  I used one of the Journal Cards and dressed it up with a few layers, a pipe cleaner candy cane, sequins, fine glitter, a strip of washi tape (stripe) and some stamping with the Dec. stamps (Dec 25). Pretty easy, yet the layers add so much depth to the design!
The paper snowflakes I used under the corners of the cover were found in a package at Michaels...of course, you could cut your own, but I really like how the roundness of the snowflakes soften the look of the front cover's corners!
Using the Monthly Moments: December stamps, I dressed up this "Dear Santa" page that I made to create a place where the kiddos could write their letters to Santa, or you could simply attach their letters behind this card with a few notes on here about their wish lists.
I also used the Postmarks stamps ("handle with care" and the wavy lines) in addition to the Monthly Moments: December stamps.
Here I attached another snowflake to a white piece of cardstock, made a little stamped banner and attached a candy cane with a piece of washi tape. Added some stamping and a tab on the right of the page.
A page for gathering around the Christmas tree using the die cuts and stamps...
Next is a page that I created with the Monthly Moments: Journal Card 7 die. I turned it into a pocket by cutting two of them, one from white cardstock that I stamped with snowflakes, and the front is cut from an acrylic sheet. (The sheets the stamps come on). Then I stitched the front and back together, added sequins inside and some stamping to decorate the front. Last, a tiny bit of fine glitter to the front to make it more magical.
Added more stamping to this one with some snowflake backgrounds and a few of the sayings! The candy behind the "merry" is stamped with Candy Cane Christmas.
Last, I thought it would be fun to include a page(s) for documenting special holiday baking recipes. I used a real recipe card as my base and added a notebook edge and washi tape at the top with a snowflake Journal Card in the background. You can add as many recipes inside as you'd like by just poking holes and tucking them onto the ring of the album. Wouldn't it be fun to have a photo with each recipe?
Merry & Bright - December Daily journal:
(All supplies by Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted.)
STAMPS: Monthly Moments: December, Postmarks, Candy Cane Christmas, Season's Greetings, Mini Blooms
INK: True Black, Pure Poppy, Sweet Blush; Soft Granite by Hero Arts
PAPER: Monthly Moments: December Journal Card Collection, Sweet Blush and white cardstock, recipe cards
DIES: Monthly Moments: December die, Monthly Moments: Journal Card 7 die, Snowflake Medley dies
OTHER: pipe cleaners, fine glitter, jingle bells, washi tapes, snowflakes, twine and floss, stapler, pearl, corner rounder, acrylic sheet - craft supply. Sequins by Pretty Pink Posh.
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All of the new December Monthly Moments products will be available for purchase on Dec. 15th at 10 pm EST at Papertrey Ink. For more MM inspiration, visit the Papertrey Ink ladies:

16 comments:

Kathy Humphrey said...

Danielle, you always make the most gorgeous things! Love the shaker card.
Merry Christmas:)

jintyoo7 said...

So very lovely :-)

crazymom said...

This is beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

Jill Norwood said...

Wonderful inspiration! Love all the sweet touches you added!

Tami Babcock said...

Beautiful! I don't do any scrapbooking or journaling but I could see several cards in what you've done! Thanks for all the inspiration!!

Leslie S. said...

Lovely, just lovely!!

Debbie said...

How amazing, the work you put into this! Lovely!

Cindy said...

Just beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Just loved your shaker card - very unique as usual.

Judy said...

Danielle just loved your shaker card - very unique as usual.

Grace said...

Beautiful

Diana K said...

So lovely. The shaker pocket is everything you could want Christmas to be. Who but you would think of glittering the outside of the shaker?!!

Kathy Krug said...

The black ornament with the wonderful sentiment is great.

Terri said...

Love these Christmas ideas! I thought I was done buying, but now I'm thinking I need more!

claudia shadler said...

love the candy canes! so much holiday inspiration, love!

C

Stella said...

You have a fresh, modern style thta I ljust love. This stunning. The layers, desing and combo of colors and lots of white makes me stare and sigh:)Wow!