Sunday, 19 July 2015

500...think this calls for a celebration!!

Wow... 500...
Unbelievable...
OK... what is!?
Well...
Today is the... 500th blog post since the day I started blogging in 2009...
Wow!

So I think a special round up is in order to thank all of you that have kept me going, creating and blogging all of these years...

So I bring you the Top 20 Craft Spa blog posts of all time...

Some well tried & trusted projects here for you from over the years .... click on the picture to go to the original blog post.... some with tutorials....

Sorry for the different shape & size pictures... but that is blogging over the years for you!! And... cough... learning as you go!!!!

At no 20... over 4 years ago...but... I would still love to know who created this gorgeous project... that I just had to case... still SO stunning!
At no 19 ... Nursery Suite Mini Book... still loving this mini book format...maybe time to do another!

At no 18...the wonderful Scallop Tag Topper Concertina card... thanks Julie!
Scallop Tag Concertina Card, Petite Petals, Sweet Sorbet, SAB 2014, Amanda Bates, The Craft Spa, 2014_03 (2)

Scallop Tag Concertina Card, Petite Petals, Sweet Sorbet, SAB 2014, Amanda Bates, The Craft Spa, 2014_03 (8)
At no 17... seriously!! Only no 17.... White Christmas meets Holiday Home... and All is Calm papers...
Amanda Bates, The Craft Spa, 018
Amanda Bates, The Craft Spa, 021
At no 16... a couple of the 40ish projects that earnt me my name of the "Scallop Square Queen".... one for Babies...one for Wedding... 
At no 15... the very first posting of my All is Calm Large Square Double Display Card... Oh and and no 11 for the Metric Tutorial here... and no 1 for the Imperial Tutorial here...
All is Calm, Double Display Card, Festival of Trees, Wonderful Wreath, by Amanda Bates, The Craft Spa (1)
At no 14... the Newsprint Mini Book series...  still love this Trio... might have to CASE myself.... using Typeset papers of course!!
At no 13... After Eights anyone... ? Remember our first UK Stampin' Up! Convention ladies!!!? What a fabulous Gifts & Treats swap we had!
At no 12.... now this one particularly takes me back!! Particularly chuffed and amazed to see this in my Top 20... as it was my third blog post back in 2009.... and actually my FIRST creative share.... sorry can't add link to picture...so here it is!












And at no 11.. the Metric Tutorial for the Large Square Double Display Card...but I thought I should add another version of the card at this point.... or you will be looking at the same card three times....
Double Display Birthday Card for Shelli, Amanda Bates at The Craft Spa (1)
At no. 10.... to no 2.... well here is where I refer you to the POPULAR POSTS on the LHS of my blog... the Top 10 are always shown down there...

But at no 1... beyond a shadow of a doubt.... is this card ... which is a good card for today (though it obviously has the last zero missing!!!!) along with the Imperial Tutorial for the Large Square Double Display Card within that blog post...
Typeset Large Square Double Display Card  (3)

Wow! 500 posts  - and a memory trip... hope you enjoyed it!

Now should I do the next 20.....!!??

2 comments:

  1. What a fantastic trip down memory lane Amanda - and a fabulous top 20! You are a constant source of inspiration! Joanne xx

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