As you can see, we had our work Christmas party around the same time each year! My brother’s business partner is a character and, as he is a big lad, he is known as Big Dan. He gave us each a shirt with a personalised Big Dan slogan and it was a lot of fun. The left page is a grid in Photoshop with six of the shirts. Over the top I added some rubons from a Christmas pack I picked up at Kmart and two holly and ivy stickers (also from the depths of my stash and no name!). The right is another Photoshop grid using three photos: two across the top of the table and one on the bottom of the whole group in our shirts. In the middle I cut out our logo from a business card and attached it with double sided glue.
Day 18: 2011
So, on the left is a visit in the afternoon to a friend’s place and they are RSPCA foster parents to kittens. There were four that day and Simon took great delight in seeing them all in the same basket on the cat gym, one after the other being added. It did have to be immortalised in a photo! The paper is Ruby Rock-It ‘Christmas Cheer’, with two Kikki.K circular stickers and a Making Memories ‘Number FaLaLa’ number 18 punched into a half circle in the bottom left corner. The banner with journalling is from Kikki.K’s ‘Sketch’ sticker set. On the photos, the numbers are from Ali Edwards’ Half Circle Number Embellishments and the font for ‘bundles of kittens’ is CK_Alis_Writing – it was a free download from Creating Keepsakes magazine of Ali Edwards’ handwriting from many years ago.
On the right are photos from the morning when we left Ballina to head back to Brisbane. I set up a page in Photoshop and added all of my elements: a large photo of the beach, a photo of myself and my Mum, a photo near my parents’ place, some journalling and a picture of me. Across the middle is a Christmas Twill and more of Ali’s writing font. All I had to do was print it out on an A4 sheet, trim to size and adhere to the page.