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  1. IntenseMagic

    IntenseMagic I like my pillow Rock hard

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    Hi all!! Hope you are enjoying all the fun of DYD this year!! I’ve been documenting my December since 2012, and this will be my 9th year of creating an album! It’s my favorite project of the whole year, and I get so excited when this time rolls around! I think this year I’m looking forward to it more than ever. I know that everything looks different this year and activities will be limited, but I also feel like this year, more than ever, we need a reason to look for the little joys in our lives!

    All of my albums are 6x8, and while I’ve thought about switching it up every year, I just keep coming back to this size. It’s what’s manageable for me during the hectic holiday time. When I print, I do individual pages and put them in a ring album. I’ve thought about switching to a book format, and may do that at some point.

    So with that said, I thought I’d share a few of my albums from past years :) I created video flip throughs of some to get a better view of them.

    Last year, I used Designed by Soco’s fabulous December Memories 2019 6x8 Templates


    In 2018, I also used Soco’s amazing December Memories 2018 6x8 Templates


    In 2017, I used different Journalers by Valorie Wibbens to create my foundations:


    In 2016, I went with a more traditional scrapping style:


    And going back to 2014, I used Valorie Wibbens templates and created a more pocket style album:


    So while the size has stayed the same, I have been able to switch up the style a bit every year and I love them all.

    I am also in awe of some of the amazing albums I’ve seen in our gallery! Here are a few of my favs:

    I adore Marilyn’s super cool TN style:
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    I love Cheryl’s designs from last year!
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    I always swoon over Melanie’s albums
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    Kerrianne’s pages are always amazing
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    Tracie’s 2 page spreads are so cool!
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    I would love to see your albums from years past! Show them off here and spread a little inspiration!!
     
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  2. Angela Toucan

    Angela Toucan I keep looking for THAT wardrobe

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    Fabulous Jan. How did you create the video flip throughs?
     
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  3. IntenseMagic

    IntenseMagic I like my pillow Rock hard

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    I used Adobe Spark to make them. It was super easy!!
     
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    FarrahJobling FarrahJobling

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  5. michele hillam

    michele hillam Loading up the bookmobile

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    Such great inspiration! Thank you for sharing your wonderful albums!
     
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  6. tkradtke

    tkradtke Crushing on Colonel Sanders

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    I love looking at your albums, Jan!

    Here are a few of mine from past years...

    2016...


    2017...


    2018...


    I need to make one for 2019, if I can remember how! :giggle
     
  7. Cherylndesigns

    Cherylndesigns All glasses should be bigger than 1.5 oz

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    Oh Jan, your books are beyond wonderful!! And 9 years!!! I've only been doing it for about 3. Thank you so much for featuring one of my pages from last year! I'm doing the TN size again this year.

    Tracie, I love yours, too!
     
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  8. plumdumpling

    plumdumpling CT - Krista Sahlin

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    Here's my 2019 (my first) December album.
     
  9. tkradtke

    tkradtke Crushing on Colonel Sanders

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    Love your album!! I noticed several Chicago sports references... are we close? We live in Chicago!


    Thanks Cheryl!
     
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    plumdumpling CT - Krista Sahlin

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    Thanks! We're in Bolingbrook, southwest suburb. So kinda close!

    Shoot. I didn't preview the video. It was my first try doing a slide show and it's all blurry! Maybe I'll try to redo it tomorrow!
     
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    marijke Well-Known Member

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  12. Pachimac

    Pachimac There's no such thing as a secret hiding place

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    Where can you get 6x8 photo books printed? Shutterfly is where I normally go and they don't print that size.
     
  13. tkradtke

    tkradtke Crushing on Colonel Sanders

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    This was nearly the death of me, but I finally got last year's finished. It doesn't seem to like square pages, and no matter what I tried, the pages got cut off a little...

     
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  14. tkradtke

    tkradtke Crushing on Colonel Sanders

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    Not too far! Home of our preferred IKEA :-) My parents don't like to drive into the city so if they visit, they like to stay in Bolingbrook and then we'll go out to meet them.

    Persnickety has a 6x8 softcover, but I haven't tried it yet. If you like Shutterfly, I would just put your 6x8 pages on an 8x8 background and continue to print through them. That's basically what I ended up doing the past couple of years.
     
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  15. Cherylndesigns

    Cherylndesigns All glasses should be bigger than 1.5 oz

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    Thanks to everybody who shared their wonderful albums. SO much inspiration!
     
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  16. IntenseMagic

    IntenseMagic I like my pillow Rock hard

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    IntenseMagic I like my pillow Rock hard

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    I'm always such a fan of your albums, Tracie!! Beautiful work!!
     
  18. IntenseMagic

    IntenseMagic I like my pillow Rock hard

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    I love the TN size! Can't wait to see your pages this year!!
     
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  19. IntenseMagic

    IntenseMagic I like my pillow Rock hard

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    Oh my goodness!! So pretty!!
     
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