After having another look at my first pages of 2012 PL I have gone back and added to them.

I think they look much better now with a bit more personalisation (as I said earlier – I have never done anything like this before).

Here is the front page:

I also used the first spread as an introduction, our extended family is very small and we spend a lot of time with them, so I have included my mother and sister as well:

I will be keeping a look out for the perfect thing to put in the centre of the blue card. I guess I have all year to find it.  A few stickers makes a big difference.  Overall I am happy with the look of it.