holiday minibook plans

November 29, 2013

holiday minibook

Hey friends, hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! We had a full and happy day eating way too much as we had two dinners to fit in. I’m happy that Meredith was in a wonderful mood despite not napping and having lots of treats. :)

Today I’m holing up at home but trying to be super productive! I’m so thankful for my parents who brought our new bedroom dresser over today. It was free from a friend – hooray. Then my mom played with M. while my dad helped install new curtain rods and switched out all the outlets in our bedroom. Slowly but surely we are making progress!

David and I get a date night tonight (yay!!) but before then I’m trying to get some Christmas decorations put up. This weekend I want to knock out a couple of Project Life spreads and do a little bit of shopping – hopefully most of it online though!

I wanted to quickly share with you what I decided to do for a holiday minibook. I had planned on making my own, but then when I considered all of the other stuff on my plate, I realized that if I tried to make my own this year it probably wouldn’t happen. I still really wanted to do it, and a quick Etsy search made up my mind when I found this book by Petaline Prints. I love it so much and it’s almost exactly what I would have made! I didn’t post photos of the inside because you can see it all at that link. Also FYI, she has a really great blog that I am now following.

I’m not sure yet if I’ll be able to keep up with this book during the holiday season and post updates, or if I’ll be putting it together at the end. I also might change up the cover some more, but then again I’m fine with the simplicity of this. We’ll see – I’m trying to keep things as low-stress as possible! Either way, I’m pretty excited about it.

Hope you’re all enjoying the long weekend! See you next week!

Posted in: crafty, documenting, december daily, documenting, personal, holidays, crafty, paper


Comments on holiday minibook plans

  1. 1

    From Sarah @ Beauty School Dropout:

    So, do you try to do a photo for every day, or it is more of a journal?
    Sarah @ Beauty School Dropout recently posted..What I’m Into, November 2013

  2. 2

    From kapachino:

    Last year I did a daily photo and updates, and although it wasn’t hard to keep up with it felt unnecessary. I have Project Life for my everyday stuff and I want this minibook to be just for holiday happenings. So I’m just going to add photos and stuff as we do holiday things!

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