Back a few weeks ago I fell in love with the December 2011 Journal Kit by Marcy Penner. The kit is so full of whimsy and unique handmade items that I will never have the time to make for myself, so I bought the kit. It should be arriving in my mailbox soon and I can hardly wait!
You can see a more full view of the pages in this kit here. The kit includes a variety of page sizes, with the biggest measuring 6X8 in. I just love using different page sizes in my albums.
Much of Marcy's kit is made from the Crate Paper Peppermint line. I absolutely fell in love with it, so I went out and bought me a few extra sheets and embellishments from this line to add to Marcy's kit. I especially love the woodgrain paper and bought about 6 more of those to use in my December Daily album this year. So excited!
Ali Edwards, the creator of the December Daily Project, just released her new digital December Daily Layered Templates at Designer Digitals. They measure 6X8.5 in. and as always, I love them. Ali also has a set of 2011 December Daily Overlays that are available. I think she is using those in her album again this year.
I used her 2010 Overlays for my December Daily 2010 album last year and they worked fabulously.
There is a whole December Daily kit being offered at Studio Calico that includes the unique chipboard album for this project that will fit the 6X8.5 in pages, if you are interested. The album is not available for purchase separate from the kit, however.
So, this year for my December Daily 2011 album, I plan on combining Ali's layered templates with Marcy's kit. I will use the layered templates for my photos and then intersperse the pages from Marcy's kit for the journaling and to house other memorabilia that comes along with Christmas. I also plan on using some Instagram photos throughout my album.
As yet, I am still undecided on what to do for the cover for my album. I have a few ideas floating around in my head, but I will have to wait to see what Marcy's kit is like when it arrives and perhaps that will confirm the best approach.
Are you planning on participating in the December Daily project this year?