Christmas Mini Planner with Candi Billman

Hey everyone!  Excited to be back again to share with you a little Mini Christmas Book that I put together using the gorgeous Joyful Collection!  The colors in this collection are super PRETTY!

Warning…picture overload post 🙂

I grabbed a couple pieces of chipboard and trimmed down both pieces to 4 1/2″ x 6″…then took my single hole punch and punched out two holes.  I used some pink and teal acrylic paint and applied a little bit on the front cover with a couple of foam brushes.  After the paint dried (about 15 minutes), I added a few tags and some Joyful – Wood Veneers!  To hold all of my “pages” together, I am using two loose leaf rings.  I had these in my craft stash, but you could pick some up at your local office supply store!
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Open up the cover and the first thing you see on the right is the back side of a pink envelope. I am going to use this envelope to store all of my Christmas gift receipts.  The next page is a place where I can write down gift ideas for my family and friends…

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I added random tags along the way by punching a hole in the top left hand corner!  I am thinking of adding a few favorite photos too…!  Under the “ho ho ho” wood veneer there is a place to jot down a December Memory 🙂

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The next several photos show you how I added more tags, embellishments and even a few more spots to add some journaling 🙂

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Loving this “highlights” tag!!!  I added that cute snowman from the Holiday Acrylics and Joyful Wood Veneers!  Behind the “highlights” tag, there is another area to do some more writing!

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Another lovely tag added from the Joyful – Journaling Tags

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Once I get a photo of my family in front of our tree…I will print it out, punch a hole in the top left hand corner and insert it into my mini book…right here 🙂  I added the Family Wood Veneer and other little embellishments for the inside back cover!

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I hope you enjoyed this little mini that will hold some of my December memories!!!

Thanks for stopping by,
Candi

Products used: Joyful – Bits and Pieces, Joyful – December Wood Veneer, Joyful – Journaling Tags, Joyful – Stickers, Joyful – Wood Veneers, Joyful Paper Collection Pack, Joyful Stamp, Holiday Acrylics, Family Wood Veneer, Letter & Number Stickers – Pink and Letter & Number Stickers – Teal

Comments

  1. Kayre says

    Such a cute idea! Thx for sharing! I bought a little journal at Target today. I plan to decorate a page for all of Dec. to document the memories!

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