Sunday, December 6, 2015

Document December with Jemma: My Kit

Welcome to my part of Document December ... which was a problem for me as I have almost no Christmassy stash!

What could I do???

In true counterfeiting style, I went with what I had ... and decided that I'd try for make do with some neglected patterned papers that were as un-Christmassy as possible:

How about some teal, pink, olive and orange papers from Pink Martini Designs and some snowflake punches as a starting point?!

Jimjams - CKCB Document December Kit - starting point

I reckon you can make almost anything Christmassy if you sprinkle enough snowflakes about!

So taking 3½ sheets of double sided paper from the same Orange Creamsicle collection, I added some toning cardstock, alpha stickers, more snowflakes and some Christmas bling:

Jimjams - CKCB Document December Kit

A border punch is always useful, along with some washi and some toning ribbon.  My kind crop buddy Julia donated some Christmas die-cuts that matched pretty perfectly too:

Jimjams - CKCB Document December Kit - extras

Please come back tomorrow and see how I used my kit to "Document December" and whether you agree with me about the snowflakes working their magic on my project!


  1. Mmmm, interesting collection.I can see how it is going to work though.You are correct about the snowflakes.

  2. Snowflakes are the perfect addition to a Christmas kit full of non-traditional papers and products - well done for making the most of what you have. looks like a great kit and I'm really interested to see your project tomorrow!

  3. That's is a very '60's Mod vibe. LOVE it! or with lots of added gold, it would be an ethnic/India look. You are going to have fun with this. I am looking forward to the next post.

  4. I like this bright, somewhat retro, color scheme and am looking forward to seeing your project!

  5. Love the fun colors and die cuts!

  6. Because you have chosen such lively colors & graphic patterns, I think this will work wonderfully! Extra bonus points for using unused/unloved stash - brava!

  7. This is gonna be fun to see this take shape :) I have that zigzag punch so excited to see what you do with it :)

  8. Love the mix of traditional elements with the fun, bright colours!


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