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December Blog Hop & Product Reveal!

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Hello there SpiegelMom Scraps fans!!  It’s great to be back this December with a bunch of new sequins and other new releases for you all. I love the combing through all the new scrapbook collections coming out and creating the sequin mixes to coordinate with not just one, but many of the different new scrapbook collections. Some of my favorite collections this winter are Simple Stories Winter Wonderland and Love and Adore, Crate Paper’s Snow & Cocoa and the brand new scrapbooking company Wild Whisper Designs Holiday Style!  Here are this month’s new product releases!

Check out the new releases above and leave a comment here letting me know which one is your favorite new release this month!

Next up are the FREE cut files for December and a Linky Party!  There are two sets of free SMS cut files this month.  A 12×12″ snowflake background and another fun Music Lover file set, both designed by Jody.  Both are downloadable PNG files here and on the Free Cut Files page (in the menu bar above).  If you create any project using any parts of the cut files, please link them up to the Linky Party in the right sidebar!  Your project will enter you to win another $10.00 shop credit!  

Next, you can hop over to Jody’s blog and then the rest of the Sparklers Design Team blogs.  I hope you enjoy all of their fantastic projects this month. Be sure to comment on all the blogs in the hop today. If you do that you’ll be entered to win a $10 gift card for the shop and each of the brand-new  sequin releases.   That’s a bonus this month and a special Christmas gift to the lucky winner from SpiegelMom herself… that’s me!  You’ll have through December 5th to hop and leave your comments.  Here is the entire blog hop line up in case you get lost along the way or experience a broken link (it happens!) 

SMS Blog 

Jody’s Blog

Lisa Kingston

Christy Harriman

Sarah McClellan

Hannah Lemieux

Khristina Sorge

Sara Scraps

Katty Miranda

Evi Cortes

Rachel Stewart

Laura Rumble

Felicia Young

Beth Soler

Crafty Meggy

Ok, click here to go to the next blog.  Thank you for spending your time with us today!  

December Daily Wrap Up 2013

Well my scrappy friends, the hustle and bustle of the holidays is almost done and our ‘normal’ routines will resume soon.  It’s always bittersweet for to me to return to work after a wonderful 13 days off!  I love routine and being organized, but staying home with our kids is wonderful.  I’ve been soaking them up like crazy these last few days!!! 

I’ve been trying to get this post done for the last 4 days too… So onto the last few days of my December Daily.  Here’s a close up shot of how the edges of my mini album look.  Lots of different elements peaking out from the behind the pages. 

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I’ve really fallen in love with all the gold accents in the paper crafting world this year.. Gold Doilies, Sequins, Alpha stickers… the list goes on!  I did some very simple layering on top of the 4×6″ Simple Stories card.   I cut a Gold Foil Doily in a third and adhered it with Aileen’s Tacky Glue, then cut some little banner shapes out.  I chose this Peace Love Joy 4×4″ Simple Stories card and adhered it to the 4×6″ card, along with the banner shapes and the Gold Foil Doily.  Pretty simple 🙂

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 This page is the backside of the 4×6″ card above.  The contrast of the black and white chalkboard design is a great mix with all the bright Christmas colors!  I just added a few SpiegelMom Scraps Sequins, Maggie Holmes gold glitter alphas and called it a day!

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 Next is a little more complicated page.  The base of the page is wool felt with I ran through my sewing machine around the edges with gold thread… my other new favorite 🙂  Next, I die cut WISH on my Cricut using my Close To My Heart Artbooking Cartridge.  I used a 6×6″ piece of paper from the Fancy Pants Merry Little Christmas pad and then  trimmed around it to create the large banner shape.  This is another creative way to use your Cricut!!  It looks like a specialty  die cut or something created with a Silhouette.  It’s adhered to the felt with Aileen’s Tacky Glue and then I added more layers and other elements around it.

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 A little closer…

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This page was created on the backside of the 21 page above.  I adhered the Santa paper to this side before running it through my little sewing machine.  The page below is a fun pocket page.  You can have the kids write down their wish lists, traditions or even what your Elf on the Shelf has been up to this month!

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Next, is this adorable snowman page!  The page is green wool felt with the patterned paper adhered with Aileen’s Tacky Glue and stitched around the edges with gold thread.. yes there’s a trend here GOLD!

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Finally Christmas morning was upon us!!!!  This page is super simple.. just add some sequins and a gold glitter thicker.. Good. To. Go!

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This page is the backside to the Dec 25th card.  I thought it was the perfect way to end my December Daily and needed no embellishment! 

I wish you all a very blessed and Happy New Years!!!  I’ll be back very soon with Part 1 of a very special mini album reveal!! 

XOXO,

Jody

 

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