It is starting to look a lot like Christmas! Be ready to document some of your cherished holiday memories with this layout inspiration. This double page layout was created as part of an Album in a Day (a double page layout created for each month of the year) event.
Directions for completing the layout design as pictured:
Assemble the pages according to the photos, taking note of any special instructions.
• 12 x 12 “Merry Little Christmas” cardstock is used as the background base for both right and left pages.
• Cut a 12” x 11” pieces of “Baubles” cardstock. Corner round all four edges. o Adhere to right page with 3 ½” that will be adhered onto left page.
• Three vertical strips for left page have been pre-cut for width. Trim each strip to 11” length. Adhere these strips to the left page as shown from right to left: red strip flush with right side, black/white toy print and blue diagonal strip. Note: Your bottom photos across pages are shown for placement approximately 1” up from the bottom.
• Use cardstock squares to form your trees. Cut these squares at angles to form your trees. For tree bodies (triangles) from left to right: 1 ¾” x 2 ½” , 2 x 3 ¼”, pre-cut red tree, 3” x 4”, 1 ¾” x 2 ½” Trees on right side of page: 2” x 3 ¼”, blue diagonal pre-cut and 1 ¾” x 2 ½”.
• Cut woodgrain cardstock pieces to use as tree trunks. Adhere tree trunks with trees to left and right pages as shown. The trunk edges are approximately 7” up from the bottom of pages.
• Embellish trees with pre-cut cardstock stars. The large tree on left page has a red flower button embellishment. • Additional tree stickers can be added as shown.
• Use a pre-cut journal tag. Add red string to tag as shown. As shown, a photo will be placed over part of this tag. Note: If you want the entire tag to slide out for journaling, only adhere the top, bottom and left side when adhering your photo to the page.
• Add additional word and ephemera stickers as desired for layout embellishment.
• Add desired title using alpha stickers to left page as shown.
Photo sizes used: 2 (2.5 x 2.5), 1 (4 x 4), 1 (vertical 4 x 6), 2 (horizontal 4 x 6)