I started by pulling a page kit together. It's really easy for me as I keep all my Christmas papers and embellishments in and Iris box - actually I have three of them for Christmas.
Here's my kit put all together. I have four sheets of pattern paper, a few different sizes of labels, wood veneer, and three different alphabets.
My page came together really quick. Below is my layout, where I used two different alphabets. On traditions I had to make a "t" as I only had one so I cut up the letter h. I'm trying to get the alphabets used up and I know I don't have enough of the darker blue to make three titles.
I added a rectangle of the dark blue cardstock so that I had a place to put my year and the wood veneer tree. I made sure I had plenty of room at the top of the layout for the snowflake. I used some of the smaller labels for the embellishment clusters.
I had already printed the photo, matted it onto white cardstock and the dark blue cardstock so I added a piece of white and dark blue cardstock to extend it down for the year. I also ran out of the "i" and cut the bottom of the "j".
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Papers: Recollections white cardstock, K and Company - Darks Color Basics Paper Pad the dark blue pattern paper, Recollections Bright and Jolly paper pad - three papers
Embellishments: Wood Veneer - trees and snowflakes, DIY labels and Crystal Stickers - glitter dome
Alphabet Stickers: Two unknow - both sets of light blue; EK Success - blue foam.