Year in Review

2014 in Review…

Happy New Year’s Eve Day!

The sun is shining and warming me up! Take off the gloves and type! haha

So…what did I do in 2014?  Good thing I blog and have something to jog my memory! eek!

January is a busy month with a new release from Memory Box…

I had fun working with stencils and an embossing technique on this card…


Delightful Peony card and the video

Love the crisp white and how the colors pop on this card…


Yorkshire Tree

and this happy Twinkle Toes card with Distress Marker watercoloring…


Turn on the Twinkle

February ended up being a birthday card kind of month…

Distress Marker watercoloring


Happy Birthday (check out the stamp I used on the inside)

I did have one Valentine card though!

Copic Marker coloring


Tilda with Cozy Heart

Oh, I have too many I like in March! : )

Distress Marker watercoloring


Spring Blessings (check out the tip I share for lining up layers)

Piecing and inlaying die cuts, this card and a couple others during March
using these techniques…


Happy Hello

Something CAS too…


Calm Countryside

April was a big class preparation month…

May brought more flowers and butterflies on the scene…


Delicate Butterfly Arch

June  – a lot of Memory Box and poppystamps cards!


Massa Leaf Frame

Summer in July?  Well, how about a little Fall and a lot of Christmas!  Ok then, I’ll start with a baby card! lol

I love how these sweet pea dies worked up!



So many Christmas cards!  I fell in love with the simplicity of this card though…


Tall Taper Candle

and the gorgeous new MB snowflake dies…


Limoges Snowflake

August – tons more Christmas cards! I can’t post them all here! : )

I love the graphic look of this one though, the unusual colors and just the right touch of glitz…


Merry Christmas

another one with text…love how this worked out…


Joyeux Noel 


Embedded Die cuts video


Winter Wreath

and then I did color a card!  Such cute critters!


Woodland Winter

I’ll narrow down September to one Fall and one Christmas!


Give Thanks

This card brings so many freezin’ memories of picking out Christmas trees with the girls…I love this card!  At the moment it is my favorite for the year! : )


Trees for Sale

October – new dies from poppystamps!


Birthday Stack

Check out the NEW Horse Country die cards in November

I had to make one Mixed Media tag, it’s on my fireplace mantle in some greens. : )


Seasons Greetings

and a cute guy…Copic coloring


Be an Elf

December has a vapor feel to it!  Is it that way for you too?  Blink and it’s gone! I did get a lot of cards mailed though!  yay!


A Very Merry Christmas

and the reason for the season…



It’s been a great year!  Sharing with friends old and new! Our family is looking forward to more blessings in 2015!  Grandchild #17 is due mid March! So much to be thankful for but at the same time I can’t help but be touched by the agony of loss in Asia right now. My heart goes out to the families that have lost loved ones.  It has touched our design team for Tilda’s Town. Joe Shien Shien’s brother and family from Indonesia were on that plane.  It’s been so neat to see the stamping community from all over the world reaching out to her and surrounding her with love and prayers. Thank you all for your friendship and support.  Even though we are miles apart, we span the distance with our caring, supportive community.  God bless you all!  Thank you for being there!