Friday, 7 December 2012

December Daily 2012 Progress

I have to admit that my plan to just use my Instax camera has not been that successful as I am so used to just grabbing my phone for that quick shot. I have taken a variety of Instax photos but I have taken a lot more on my phone and even on my point and shoot. After a major shopping expedition yesterday, we have ink for the printer so I am hoping to get some photos printed and to experiment on printing on vellum tonight and will get caught up on my pages.

I have completed my first two days. What you may notice is that I have added some extra pages in. I called into my new LSS and they had a buy 5 Christmas items and get 50% off promotion on. I picked up Crate Paper's Peppermint 6 x 6 pad and a variety of Christmas embellishments. Who could resist at half price?! I have also just sent off an order to Greatest View after being successfully enabled by Rosalie on Instagram. Lots of lovely flair at her the Greatest View Etsy shop and her international shipping rates are very low.

Day One - the construction of our tree and the dancing with happiness daughter

Decorating the tree - well the bottom half mainly

Finally got to use up some of these larger sequins!

I am pretty happy with things so far - I just wish I was a little further along. I will be playing catch up next week while Scarlett is at school.

I took Scarlett shopping for her Daddy's Christmas present today. I picked up a few clothes for her at H & M yesterday and she decided to wear the new dress today. The accessories are all her own choice! Scarlett definitely has her own sense of style. Now if I can just get her to stop showing off her Tinkerbell knickers now she is toilet trained we will be in business!

Have a wonderful weekend!


  1. That sequin Christmas tree is brilliant!! Beautiful pages!

  2. sheesssshhhh i am behind
    catching up on 4 blog posts!!!

    * loving your december daily....very cool
    *love seeing S over the years opening so much more fun with kids!!!
    *loving seeing how you have celebrated christmas too
    * and mmmmm berries

  3. Your pages look fantastic Claire. And what a deal - I wouldn't have resisted either!
    Haha- good luck with Scarlett ;o)

  4. I especially love the sequin tree, but all your pages are great!

  5. When I first got my DSLR, I found that I wasn't using it very much for everyday pictures because I would have to run upstairs to my scraproom and get it out of its case and by the time I got back to wherever the kids were, they were done being cute. So my solution was to keep it in the "junk" basket in the kitchen. Now I can grab it and snap my pictures in just a few seconds! I still use my phone a lot, but having the real camera nearby definitely encouraged using it. Maybe that could help with using your Instax more? Good luck!

  6. Your pages look great! I love that Crate line too, their Christmas stuff is always too irresistible to me. I'm interested to see what you do with your photos. I got an instax, but have yet to use it, hence my pages are all a few days behind.