Christmas Book

Hello everyone. I have been holding back on sharing this project with you as I wanted to do it as close to Christmas as possible. I start my vacation next week and will not go back to work again until January 5th.

I get to start my wonderful vacation by having a wisdom tooth pulled. I am not looking forward to that at all and will probably be down and out for a few days.  So I thought this day was as good as any to share my project.

This is the second Christmas book I made this year, and I sold both of them at craft shows!

I loved making them, but boy they are a lot of work. Now when I say work, I do mean fun work. There are so many pages to decorate and design, and my craft room looks like a tornado hit it when I am done.

I created a pocket page to insert a gift card or fun tag. I thought this may be used as a gift so wanted to make room for a little extra insert. 

With both books, I created matted pages which would be perfect to add pictures. My other thought that this may be used as a holiday album keepsake where a few holiday pictures could b e added.

Journaling is also very important. Many people forget to document the event, I  made sure I left plenty of room for journaling. I created a Naughty page and a Nice page.

I also included a little December calendar. I thought that was a nice touch. 

Here are a couple more matted pages for pictures. The one below is light enough where you could even write a little paragraph or funny story, if one so chooses.

Well, I hope that you like my share. I was foolish and did not take pictures of my first one before it got sold, I made sure I took pictures of this one right away. I am hoping to make a few more of these in 2015. I figure the more I make, the better they will be.

I would love to hear your thoughts on my Christmas book. Thanks for stopping by.

I would like to enter my Christmas book into the following challenges:


  1. Wow! This project is great! I love the vintagey feel of all the images and papers. I know that Eclectic Ellapu has a challenge going on this month called "Vintage Christmas". This would make a perfect submission!

  2. Nice work for a mini!
    Thanks for joining us at Use Your Stuff!

  3. Lovely Christmas book. Very special. . Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenges this week. Judy DT

  4. Here I am again with a different hat on. Love your book design. It is very specia;. Thank you for joining us at Not Just Cards this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

  5. A lovely project.Thank you for joining this week at Not Just Cards Good luck and We hope you'll join us again soon.

    Donna (DT) xxx

  6. wonderful thanks for joining us at sfc

  7. I love your Christmas book (or December Daily :) You did wonderful pages!
    Thanks for joining us at Use Your Stuff and don't forget about our DT call
    Tammy DT

  8. Pretty flower and love the addition of the bingo card! Thanks for joining us at Use Your Stuff! Don't forget to check out our DT call!

  9. What a beautiful book! Love Norman Rockwell image! So glad you joined our Christmas challenge at Cuttin' and Stampin!
    Happy New Year!, Debbie!

  10. A Gorgeous Christmas project. Thanks for sharing with us at Dream Valley challenge. Marlene

  11. What a fabulous creation! It is so beautiful...

    Thank you for joining us at Scribbles Designs...

    Sandy S
    (Owner/Designer Scribbles Designs)


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