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Christmas Magic on a Scrapbook Page

As you shop all the Black Friday Specials, don’t forget to grab a few kits to record your upcoming Christmas memories. Today, I am sharing a page I created using the Good Cheer Kit, which is a Black Friday exclusive from {Not} Just for Boys Kit Club. This kit has some wonderful elements that you are going to enjoy using for your Christmas pages.

christmas magic scrapbook page using NJFB Good Cheer Kit with 49 & Market ArtOptions Holiday Wishes, Crate Paper Mittens & Mistletoe, 49 & Market Vintage Artistry Peace & Joy, Shimmerz "Miner, Miner 49er"
SUPPLIES | Good Cheer Kit, Christmas Ornament Trio, Pine Branch Die, Green Pom Pom Trim, Metallic Thread, T-Ruler, Die Lifter Tool, Foam Dots, Bearly Art Glue, Tape Runner, Glassboard (Save 20% with Carrie20), Photo Printer, Sewing Machine

This page records the memory of our two-year-old niece in awe of the ornaments on the Christmas tree. The sweet glow on her face was truly magical.

magical title gold sticker with holly - christmas magic scrapbook page using NJFB Good Cheer Kit with 49 & Market ArtOptions Holiday Wishes, Crate Paper Mittens & Mistletoe, 49 & Market Vintage Artistry Peace & Joy, Shimmerz "Miner, Miner 49er"

The title for this layout was created with a layer of Thickers from the kit. The golden color matches the glow in the photo. Throughout the page, I added bits of gold with twine, pearls, die cuts, and stickers.

To help the photo stand out against the lighter background, I backed it with a wood grain pattern paper and a few frames. The frames were cut to make them appear longer than they really are. This is a simple way to get more out of your ephemera pieces.

wood frame with holly and snowflake sticker - christmas magic scrapbook page using NJFB Good Cheer Kit with 49 & Market ArtOptions Holiday Wishes, Crate Paper Mittens & Mistletoe, 49 & Market Vintage Artistry Peace & Joy, Shimmerz "Miner, Miner 49er"

I added more wood grain to the page with a frame that I backed with a tree journal card. I trimmed the card to fit the frame and attached it to the page with some holly and a snowflake sticker. That little touch of pink matches her shirt in the photo and adds a child-like feel to the page.

To create a cohesive feel, I repeat elements throughout my designs. Both the title and wood frame have trees, holly, snowflakes, and golden elements, so I added similar elements next to my photo.

layered pine with stickers and snowflakes - christmas magic scrapbook page using NJFB Good Cheer Kit with 49 & Market ArtOptions Holiday Wishes, Crate Paper Mittens & Mistletoe, 49 & Market Vintage Artistry Peace & Joy, Shimmerz "Miner, Miner 49er"

To match the softness of the photo, I layered some pine boughs cut from cardstock and added some snowflakes and a tree with pink ornaments and a golden star. Since she is reaching for an ornament in the photo, I also added a wooden bobble to the page that I painted with Shimmerz paint.

Within the elements, I wove some gold twine and added a few berries and pearls. In my video, I share some tips to help you create balance on a layout with patterns and ephemera.

The Good Cheer kit is a special Black Friday release from {Not}Just for Boys Kit Club and it has so many great elements inside.  I chose to give my Christmas page a more elegant and child-like feel, but I could have used other elements in the kit and made it look completely different.  That is what I love about these kits. You can make each one unique to fit your photo and story.

If you would like more ideas for using this kit, you can join the {Not}Just for Boys Kit Club community.  If you have any questions about the project or the supplies listed above, feel free to post that in the comments.

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