Wow, I wasn't sure what I was going to post on New Year's Eve, and then I saw that several of my friends and bloggers that I follow were participating in Karin's Year in Review blog hop. What a great way to end 2011 - my first year of blogging!
And, at the last minute, Operation Write Home decided to have the same kind of hop - WOOHOO!
Here are 10 cards I chose in chronological order:
These are the first cards I ever posted to my blog (Stampin' Up):
Next is a dimensional ruffle card (OWH tutorial here) made with We R Memory Keepers paper:
Hambo Stamps) and made it into kits for an OWH party:
Doodle Pantry images and paired this with one of my fave sketches from OWH:
Hambo Hoedown ALL YEAR LONG and never missed one! Here's a fave:
Dustin Pike image and Jenn Jackson sketch:
If you've gotten this far and taken the time to look at all 10 of my cards, I'm offering up some blog candy - a $10 gift certificate to Doodle Pantry (they are having a 50% off sale through January 2 so it's like getting $20!). To be eligible, you must do just two things:
(1) Leave a comment and include your email address - you want me to be able to contact you if you win, right?! and
(2) Become a follower
So that you can take full advantage of the great sale, I will draw the name of the winner at Noon Central time on January 1 so that you will still have one day plus a little bit to shop the sale!
Create cards Allison....my favorite is the ruffle card...I really like the dimensional look of them and love those colors.ReplyDelete
Thanks for a chance at some goodies. I do follow and I like your choices.ReplyDelete
Allison, thanks so much for linking up at my blog! The cards you chose to feature are just adorable and I'm picking the Hambo porcupine as my fave...Too cute! Thank you too for offering up some blog candy as well, and I'm now a follower :) Happy New Year!ReplyDelete
Wow, these are some fabulous cards. I love the layouts and coloring. TFS.ReplyDelete
rmpoohbear75 at gmail dot com
Wonderful inspiration Allison! I always enjoy visiting your blog your cards are so much fun :)ReplyDelete
Great cards Allison! I love your white Christmas card; gorgeous!ReplyDelete
Fantastic cards! I love the Dustin Pike card and that it doesn't need a sentiment on the front to deliver the message. So colorful! I need to break out my Dustin Pike's this week.ReplyDelete
Great cards! I really love seeing what people choose as their own favourites :)ReplyDelete
Congrats on your first year of blogging! Mine too (actually, first month)! Love your superbird card- very cute. You do lovely work! TFSReplyDelete
Great cards! I love the dragonfly & Hambo porky!ReplyDelete
Happy New Year!
hummingbird204 at comcast dot net
I love that white on white card!! How neat that you got two hops in one! TFSReplyDelete
Fabulous cards! I love all the adorable critters and your wonderful ruffle card. A more mailable ruffle card--what a fantastic idea that I must try! TFS!!ReplyDelete
A beautiful year in review to be sure. Your white on white card is stunning =)ReplyDelete
Your cards are always so inspirational to me.
I just really enjoy stopping here.
I love your white on white Christmas card especially! It's a beauty!
Great cards. My two favorites are at opposite ends of the spectrum. I love the embossed Merry Christmas and the cute little happy birthday penguin. email@example.comReplyDelete
So many sweet critters on your cards! My favorite is the dragonfly card - perfect with the purple, green, and soft blue gray colors. And the white on white Christmas card is beautiful.ReplyDelete
I love the little whale card but the "miss you" ruffle one is awesome too. I'm now a follower.ReplyDelete
Sammie (Sghartman at hotmail dot com)
What super cards you have made this past year Allison.. they are all so wonderful. I know why they are your favorites. Thank you for sharing. blessings ~ PamReplyDelete
Happy New Year!
Oh, it sure is fun to see your year's worth of beauty all lined up in one place. Thanks. ~ RoseReplyDelete
I love the whale card...it is so darn cute and quirky! The black and white card is beautiful! Happy New Year!ReplyDelete
They are all great. I especially like the one with the penguin. Super cute. Happy New Year!ReplyDelete
I have enjoyed seeing your cards all year long. Love the super hero bird card. Thanks for sharing. rkscholz at yahoo dot comReplyDelete
Great cards! The penguin card is so fun and adorable! firstname.lastname@example.orgReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing! Happy New Year!
Wonderful group of cards Allison! It's hard to believe you;ve only been blogging for a year. You managed to jam it full of inspiration, that's for sure. Love seeing that "ruffle" card again! Happy New Year!ReplyDelete
Hi Allison! Thanks for your sweet comments at my stop on the hop; so glad we're pals. You know I consider you a master of choosing and combining DPs and you keep me up on the latest finds out there. It was fun to look back over your top ten faves; I remember most, but I missed the monochromatic white Christmas card -- beautiful!! Congrats on your perfect Hambo record; you rock. I look forward to sharing many more fun crafting times in '12. Happy New Year!ReplyDelete
Beautiful cards - always enjoy seeing them - thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
Great cards Allison! Looking forward to seeing more in 2012.ReplyDelete
Happy new Year!
What a terrific collection of cards! Happy New Year!ReplyDelete
Such pretty cards! Love each and every one of them! Happy new year!ReplyDelete
Merry Christmas is beautiful! lovely cards all the restReplyDelete
Since I've followed your blog since we both learned to color bunnies, I see a real progression in your cards. I especially like the dragonfly card.ReplyDelete
Wonderful creations! Thanks for sharing with us! Happy New Year!ReplyDelete
Allison, you make gorgeous cards and make me want to step up my game when I see we started blogging around the same time! I love the Dustin Pike digi you used for Kaylie's card- I've used the same one and think it's so fun to color. I'm also so impressed that you've done all the Hambo Hoedowns. Way to go! Thanks for sharing and happy new year.ReplyDelete
What a fun year full of lovely cards! ;-) I enjoyed seeing this round-up of highlights from your creative year.ReplyDelete
Thanks for your comment on my Review post - I appreciate it!
Cheers to you, and Happy New Year! ;-)
I like all of them, good thing we dont have to pick a favorite.Beautiful job on the white on white Christmas, I will have to try that. I will be a follower you are an inspiration.ReplyDelete
These are gorgeous!! Very nice to see them all lined up here, fabulous inspiration! Love it!ReplyDelete
Wishing you a wonderful new year!
Ooooo, the white on white goes to the top of the list for me! Great selection!ReplyDelete
Great collection of cards!! The penguin image is so super cute! Happy New Year!!ReplyDelete
Ooh, such great cards! I love all your fun happy images!ReplyDelete
The dinosaur one is adorable! Great cards! And I love that your daughter makes cards too! How fun! I hope y'all have a wonderful 2012!ReplyDelete
I'm already a follower but too late to win the blog candy...but totally enjoyed your choices. You have really risen to the top of our cardmaking community and you should be very proud of your accomplishments. Thanks for all you do to inspire the rest of us OWHers! TFS & HNY!ReplyDelete
Pretty! I really like your white-on-white card. I just tried my hand at that yesterday! Happy 2012!ReplyDelete
Great cards, Allison! I always enjoy seeing your cards in the sketch challenges - thanks for your participation! Happy New Year!ReplyDelete
Fabulous selection of cards!ReplyDelete
beautiful cards! I love the ruffle one and the white on white is so elegant!ReplyDelete
Oh my! What amazing cards and so many of my favorite stamp companies. I think my favorite if the penguin happy birthday card, but I might change my mind!ReplyDelete
Great cards, and such variety! I can see you'd be a card shop all on your own. Fun pickings! Thanks for inspiring in this month's boot camp.ReplyDelete