Welcome to December!
It’s Krista here, and we’re almost through our first day of December. You know what that means don’t you?! The time has come to start documenting in your December Daily! I’m obviously very excited.
If you’re joining us as we create mini-albums of our December moments we wanted to give you a heads up and let you know that we have some blog plans to help you out along the way.
So today, as you embark on your December Daily or your December Memories – whatever your title or theme may be – we’d like to share a little wisdom with you.
First and foremost, keep it simple.
The holidays are overwhelming enough without adding your scrapbooking to the stress as well. This is supposed to be fun- for you and your family, if you chose to involve them.
Stick to a formula.
If you’ve already created your album then you know what you’re going into each day. Keep your album handy when you’re getting ready to develop your photos so you have an idea what size to print.
Gather all your materials in one place. If you haven’t started your album yet, DON’T WORRY! Remember, Wendy prepped her pages in just one evening.
Put the little embellishments in bowls so you can see them. Stack your larger sheets of embellishments and letters in a container. Store your bits and pieces of paper in your pizza box that your December Daily came in. If everything is stored in one place it will be easier and much quicker to put together each day.
You don’t have to record every day.
For that matter you shouldn’t feel obligated to scrap the days events every night either. I tend to work in spurts. I develop a few days worth of photos and then I work on a couple days at a time. I wish I were more organized and motivated enough to do each day as they come, but that’s not my style. Do what works for you.
Remember that this is all about the photos + words.
Don’t forget to tell your story. Beautiful pictures are only the half of it so use journaling cards, envelopes, pockets-whatever you have on hand to get the stories in there as well.
Good luck with it! We can’t wait to see what you come up with – and it’s not too late to join in the fun, there are just four kits left at the shop!
Please share your days with us via our Facebook Mojo Monday gallery!