Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Scrapbooking | December By The Numbers

For our 2020 chronological scrapbook, I created a monthly digital layout featuring six photos and journaling "by the numbers." I used a digital template and various papers from my stash and included a photo of me and Robbie and a photo of my mantel display as the top line of photos each month.

Here's how the numbers added up for December.

* 11 gifts left on neighbor’s porches.
* 8 cards mailed for Angel Card Project.
* 17 ladies at first virtual Bible Journaling class via Zoom.
* 8 Christmas packages shipped.
* 2 planets viewed (Jupiter & Saturn).
* 4 of us here for Christmas Day.
* 19 years of marriage celebrated.
* 23 movies/shows watched: Family Man, Grinch, Christmas Vacation, Walton’s Homecoming, Jingle All the Way, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Elf, A Charlie Brown Christmas, A Christmas Story, A Christmas Carol, Santa Claus 1, 2 & 3, White Christmas, Miracle on 34th Street (1994), Dragnet Big Little Jesus, Year Without a Santa Claus, Holiday Inn, Polar Express, Nativity Story, Christmas Candle, It’s a Wonderful Life, Wonder Woman.
* 11 layouts + 2 layout kits created, 3 cards made, 1 short story album completed, 2 Bible pages illustrated, 1 collage assembled, 8 ornaments created, 7 blog posts published.

We completed our goal to watch all the Christmas movies/shows we own during the holiday season this year. I also watched a few classic that I'd somehow never seen - White Christmas & Holiday Inn. We also watched the new Wonder Woman movie on HBO max - it was good, but not nearly as good as the first one from 2017.

How did the numbers add up for you in December?


  1. I enjoy these by the number posts. Are you planning on continuing in 2021?

    1. Thanks Susanne! I am planning to do a monthly layout, still deciding if it will be "by the numbers" or some other format. Stay tuned! :)

  2. Oh my, are those gifts of loo roll? Haha - brilliant!
    That's a lot of films watched - staying home has its advantages.
    I'm pleased that you were able to teach your class over Zoom.

    1. Yes - partial toilet paper rolls "in case of emergency" - we used them as extra packaging in the box we shipped to Robbie's brother & family. They put them on the sideboard & used stuck candy canes in the middle for a 2020 Christmas display! LOL

  3. I always enjoy your by the numbers" posts. I particularly like this layout.

  4. Great that technology allows you to carry on teaching ... You fitted in plenty of activity as well as relaxation, and that's a great scrapbooking total. Your bags and drinks look very festive!

  5. Yeah for Zoom allowing you to continue with your Bible classes. I borrowed The Christmas Candle from the library this year. Giving toilet paper as a gift - too funny.


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