Friday

Handmade Holidays Blog Hop!!

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Handmade Holidays Blog Hop!!!


Calling all crafters! We’ve gathered designers from some of our favorite manufacturers to show you ways to create something from the heart this holiday season. This 3 day Hop includes over 60 stops with inspiration brimming from every corner. Explore all of the thoughtful and frugal handmade gifts you could create for the holidays, all in one place, during our second annual Handmade Holidays Blog Hop!

To sweeten the Hop, we’re offering a gift for you! For every comment you leave on the blogs in the Hop, you’ll be entered to win a prize pack from one of the participating manufacturer sponsors! Use the Rafflecopter widget on the Clearsnap blog to gain extra entries each day: http://cleasnap.blogspot.com
  
Visit the list of blogs below and leave a comment on each by Nov 27, 2011 at 11:59 PM PST. Each day we will be sharing a brand new list of blogs with brand new projects for you to explore, be inspired by, and create from!

Donna Salazar Designs – http://donnasalazar.typepad.com/
Eileen Hull for Sizzix http://eileenhull.blogspot.com/
Globecraft Memories – http://globecraftmemories.blogspot.com
Kristin Wilson – Graphic 45 -  http://www.kristinwilsonhandmade.com/
Jennie Garcia - Tombow -  earthyscrap.blogspot.com <<YOU ARE HERE!!
Gini Williams Cagle - Hampton Art - http://ginicagle.blogspot.com/
Sabrina Alery – Clearsnap – http://Sabrinaalery.blogspot.com
Michelle Grant – Donna Salazar Designs -  http://michellejbg.blogspot.com
Emily Lanham – Authentique Paper -http://www.createserendipity.net
Steph Ackerman – Globecraft Memories - www.stephaniescraps.blogspot.com
Emma Jeffery – Fiskateers - http://hellobeautifulblog.blogspot.com
Natalie Clause – The Twinery - 
Alberto L Juarez – Graphic 45 http://vintageodyssey.blogspot.com/
Jennifer Priest – Clearsnap – http://hydrangeahippo.blogspot.com
Heather Conklin – Authentique Paper - http://goldiecar.blogspot.com/

Cheers to creating gifts from the heart this holiday season!

For my project I made a December Daily. This could be a great gift for a Grandma or a family member that lives far away. This is my first year doing a December Daily!!
In the cover I used a corrugated 12x12 paper from Canvas Corp, Recollections Paper and a Peachy Keen Stamps Elf. 

To color the Elf I used Tombow Dual Brush Pens and Clearsnap Smooch. I also added some ART Glitter on his hat. The snowflake has Clearsnap Winter Frost Glitter and twine on the button is from The Twinery. The snowflakes next to the elf are from Hampton Arts

The label is a stamp from Peachy Keen, the flower is from Momenta and the alphas are from Sticko. 

This is actually a pocket page, you may understand the Daily better if you watch the video I made. 

Here is a small tutorial on this pocket page:








Back to the mini album.
I made the envelope on the right with K & Company paper and the Martha Stewart Scoreboard.












If you wish to see the video to understand some of the pages you can watch it here

 

I hope you enjoyed my December Daily!! 
I can't wait to fill it with memories!!

104 lovely comments:

Hydrangea Hippo - Jennifer Priest said...

Oh my gosh this is soooo cute! Love the step by step tutorial and the big bow is to die for!

Miriam Prantner said...

What a sweet little mini! I love all the envelopes/pockets and great details that you added. It's fun and festive, but not too complicated!

Bea said...

fun project and thanks for the tutorial - really kind of you

Tracey said...

What an adorable mini!! Fantastic project!!

Wendy said...

This is so adorable! I love whimsical Christmas! Your cover is just too cute! Thanks for sharing! I love it!

Gisy Angel said...

Adorable!!!!

Donna said...

LOVE your daily - I plan to do one this year, love the colors and papers you chose. Thank you for sharing.

Brenda said...

Fabulous daily. Thanks for sharing the close up of each page.

Sandy said...

Love all these great projects!!

linda said...

This project made me smile! Thank you!

PamSpradlin said...

Such a fabulous December daily...I appreciate the tutorial on making the pocket page. I will be using this idea.

Pam said...

Love the bright colors in your December Daily and that elf is just too stinkin cute !

Queen B said...

Cute! I love all your scoreboard pages!

Kim said...

so cute!!! Thank you for the tutorial :)

Mare said...

I love your project!

Megan Aaron said...

this is so cute!

Beth Hillier said...

Thank you for sharing your project, it is darling. The video is great!

Sarah Biswabic said...

This is beautiful! Love it!

Sherrenae - Sherri said...

Cute project.

Nancy Keslin aka Homesclscrapper said...

love, love, love! what a cute little mini filled with the cutest little details. thanks for sharing.

Tahi said...

Oyeeeeeeeeeeeee you have to teach me how to make those envelopes I love them... OMG are you sending it to me :P lol love u mi fren

SueB said...

LOVE it!! Beautiful! You do amazing work!

Jessica Strider said...

Love the colourful papers and that adorable elf!

shan v said...

<3 <3 <3

looks fun to make...

cant wait to try... ^___^

Gloria Stengel said...

Very cute. Love the fun colors!

Gina said...

Hermoso proyecto, me encanto y gracias por el tutorial del bolsillo, muy util.

Lisa Torres said...

Love your Dec. Daily so cute and fun. Thanks for the video!

Cait said...

The mini album is adorable..thanks for sharing!

Mulberry Mindy said...

I love your project! Lots of room for notes and pictures. Thanks for sharing!

Laura Bouquet said...

Very cute mini album and daily. I love that bow, the design is fantastic. Thanks for sharing your projects and tutorials!

Scrap2day said...

Just as cute as it can be. Thank you so much for the tutorial!

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, what a fantastic album. TFS.

Barbara Pitts said...

Wonderful mini! And the elf is adorable too. :-)

silvia said...

Cute mini!! Thanks for the detailed tutorial!!

JPScraps said...

This is just too cute!! Thanks for the video!

Julie S. said...

So adorable . I love all of thwarting pockets . TFS .

pmarti5 said...

an elf on the shelf december daily!!! i LOVE it!!! your creations are always amazing.

Tona said...

Fantastic mini album!

Leslie said...

I've always wanted to try to make a mini album and yours looks easy enough to try!!
Thanks! Love this HOP!

Sue Lui said...

that's one cute little mini. Love the pockets. :)

Kim H said...

adorable mini, thank you for the extra pics and tutorial. and an adorable little elf. thank you for sharing.

Katie R. said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE! I love the idea of mixing papers, etc to make a journal or book. I will be using the video for help.

Shellye McDaniel said...

what an adorable book! Love the tutorial...I'll be giving this a try...thank you :)

Sue D said...

Such a cute mini album--love the colors.

Camerageek said...

love how you used different sized pages and envelopes and pages too!

{Jennie} said...

This may be the year I finally do a Dec daily, I love your ideas!

Eileen Hull said...

Jennie- these books are so great! Makes me want to get my stuff out and make one right now! Hugs from a fellow army wife (and army and CG mom).

CathyinMN said...

What a lovely little album -- great idea and so cute! You did a great job on the elf.

Susan Bullock said...

So loving this journal! I am a journal junkie and this is so cute. Also love the December daily idea, may have to "lift" this one! :) Thanks for the inspiration ~

Pam said...

This is a fabulous December Daily! Thanks for the step by step & the video. I just love this!

Beatrice Lawson said...

Great great mini. Love the pockets - so nice to have room to add extra special journaling or photos...

Trena said...

I'm adding this to my "Be sure to do" list ...

Crafty Aunt Dee said...

What a wonderful planner for December and your tutorial is fantastic. Love how bright and cheerful it is and all the wonderful pockets. Great job.

Teresa said...

this is so cute!

Drifty Wright said...

Such a happy little daily!! Love the happy colors and papers and interaction!! Thank you for the video--great inspiration!! Have a very Merry Christmas!!

LMKENNEDY said...

I love doing minis and yours is so stinking cute! I love the front cover, especially your stamped image. Your coloring is superb!

Judith said...

Oh boy!!!! That is just the coolest idea!!!! Thanks for sharing.

lynda said...

So bright, cheery, & Christmas-y! I bet you can't wait for December to begin!

Mandy said...

This is such s gorgeous album! What a lovely idea

mitz said...

...So Nice to take us Step by Step thru this... great idea...

Kathy W said...

Very cute. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Cute projects.joanshanks@eastlink.ca.
Joan

Divinity said...

super cute! and i love the bright and festive colors and papers you have used. thanks for sharing :)

jenscreationstation said...

So very cute and it will be fun to fill with memories! Thanks for sharing!

Barbara F said...

Very cute and the instructions are wonderful!! Many thanks for a great idea!!

Regina Hamilton said...

Your December Daily is amazing. I love your coloring of that cute little elf. The colors are just so bright and cheerful.

Phyllis M. said...

Love your sweet little December Daily how cute is that. Great idea and wonderful tut on the pocket page too. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa said...

Your December Daily is so stinkin' adorable!! And what an awesome mini!! Your tutorial is fabulous!! Thanks so much for the inspiration :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Icekat said...

So cute! I just love mini albums, can't get enough of ideas!

Jean Bullock said...

What a great idea! Thanks for the tutorial. Fiskateer Jean #8889 AKA giveawayjean

Katina said...

I just discovered December Dailies this month and yours is a really cute example. Can't wait to watch the video!

JLJ Designs said...

Sweet project!

Jen

artjunkie2 said...

Very cute! Thanks for the great tutorial!

BethW said...

This is so darn cute-and happy happy!Thank you for the awesome tutorial!

Sharon said...

Now, how great is this album???!! I've absolutely fallen in love with it. Such a fantastic job. Thanks so much for the tutorial as well as sharing your gift and passion for scrapbooking.

Maxxi said...

This is such a colorful mini. Love it!!

Cindy Lou said...

So in love with the colors and ideas in the daily mini! Very inspirational, thanks so much for sharing a tute as well ~ Great job!

Holly said...

This is sooooo... adorable! The colors are just fabulous! And, I'm always in awe of artists that can accomplish the look that you do with markers. My marker skills need much improving! lol.

Rebecca said...

Just so pretty, and in line with my style--love it!

Asmah Zainal Abidin said...

I really love your December Daily...so gorgouesly designed Jennie! TFS a lovely video!
Hugs,
Asmah

Christina Edmondson said...

Super cute!!!! Thanks for adding the video ;)

Deborah Johnson said...

Really cute. I am adding this to my to do list. Thanks

Suzi said...

So cheerful and bright, all that Christmas should be!

Jenn Zeeb said...

What a great album/book, great inspiration.

Carol said...

Beautiful projects! Thanks for the inspiring ideas!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Debc06 said...

Great mini album thanks for the tutorial.

Nikki said...

Wow you did so much thanks for the tut :)

WandaH said...

Thank you for sharing your mini, it turned out great.

CrizzyJ said...

Super cute! What a great gift idea!

Sonia said...

Hola Jenny
Tu trabajo Maravilloso, te felicito!
Hugs, Sony
http://sonia-studio60.blogspot.com

Renee said...

Beautiful album! My mom would love this :)

Becky Dunham said...

This December Daily is so adorable! I love the papers you used! I have never made a December Daily and it is not likely to happen this year, but I am hopeful that next year I will have one... maybe if I start now for next year :) Thanks for sharing this great project and for the mini tutorial!

jackie tuttle said...

What a wonderful idea for gifts for next year! I know a few friends who are getting these for their birthday presents-such a cute mini. thank you for the great tutorial.

Diana said...

This is absolutely stunning. TFS

Stephanie Earls said...

LOVE the bright colors and all of the textures.

HelenM said...

what an adorable elf and book--loved the papers you used

Madame Doudou said...

Your work looks very professional. Have a nice day, Susie.

Heather (goldiecar) said...

Super cute mini! I love the non-traditional Christmas colors.

Ruth said...

Very cute book. Such bright colors.

jordanbev5 said...

Love your adorable little December daily book! Just gorgeous!

Michele from MS said...

Love this idea ~ haven't ever seen it before! Beautiful design, super fabulous papers and colors and the elf on the front is just adorable!! What a great project! TFS

Michele from MS said...

Love this idea ~ haven't ever seen it before! Beautiful design, super fabulous papers and colors and the elf on the front is just adorable!! What a great project! TFS

Debbie said...

great idea about the December daily thanks for the video
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Villa Erikson said...

We all thank you for the great tutorial!