Friday, 1 January 2016

A Christmas Year in Review

Well more like 5 months actually....

Warning - VERY picture heavy post...

Here is a round-up of my Top 10 Christmas makes during 2015... as determined by the number of blog page views... Just click on any of the photos to go to the original post...

At number 1...with well over 6000 blog page views... WOW! Introducing the New Autumn Winter catalogue... along with my first 4 makes using Hearth & Home...

At Number 2... with nearly 3000 page views... my Quarterly Training Class To Go share of the Woodland embossing folder...along with inking up your embossing folder, Heat & Stick powder & lots of glitter...

At number 3... with nearly 2500 page views... albeit the majority being from Spain as this was featured in an on-line magazine over there... my Advent Calendar...

And here is another one I made for DH's work... but hadn't yet shared... bit more colour... with the use of Cherry Cobbler and Mossy Meadow mats - and Cherry Cobbler embossing powder...
And so onto number 4...also with nearly 2500 page views... the first Centre Step Easel Card tutorial...
And then at number 5... with over 2000 pageviews... oh not a Christmas one!! Back to that one another day... very soon...

So at the Christmas number 5... with just under 1500 pageviews... 3 versions of this one... and another Centre Step Easel card tutorial... tweaked for the Hearth & Home dies sizings..
Coming in at number 6... 1400 page views... Shut the Gate!!
And at number 7... it is the VERY glittery one...
At number 8...  the outside scene...
And at number 9... seen this one before!?.... so thought I should post the other more cozy version here too...
And rounding off at number 10... still with over 1200 page views...
Now... I could finish there...but looking at the next 10... quite a few are already featured in round up posts above...  so here are a few more... which takes us up to the Top 20 Christmas Makes... 
At number 12... 
At number 14...
And at number 15... a Round up post for the Wonderful Wondrous Wonderous Wreath!.. original posts linked up in the post...
All is Calm, Double Display Card, Festival of Trees, Wonderful Wreath, by Amanda Bates, The Craft Spa (1)
Wonderful Wreath, Santa, Punch Art Santa, by Amanda Bates, The Craft Spa  (2)
Wonderful Wondrous Wreath Group Photo, Amanda Bates, The Craft Spa, 071
12 Days of Christmas, All is Calm 3D House, Shadow Box, Amanda Bates, The Craft Spa,  (1)
8" Gatefold Card, Wonderful Wreath, White Christmas, Amanda Bates, The Craft Spa, 021
Wonderful Wondrous Wreath Concertina card, Amanda Bates, The Craft Spa, 014
 NOEL Quad Box Frame Card, Wonderful Wondrous Wreath
White Christmas & Wonderful Wreath Large Square Double Display card by Sam Wilson
Coming in at number 17... the Wonderland Decorated House Scene Card... with its Tutorial...
At number 18... A little Wonderland Trio...
And finally... at Number 20... get the rubber gloves out... definitely the favourite technique of the season... Marbling...




5 comments:

  1. Fabulous cards Ananda..happy New year to you

    Anne

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    1. Thanks Anne...and Happy New Year to you too... May 2016 be fabulous!

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  2. Can't wait to see what 2016 brings! Such an inspirational blog...HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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    1. Thanks Tracy...and Happy New Year to you too... May 2016 be your best one yet! Just plotting Lots of 2016 inspirations for you!!

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  3. Beautiful cards. Agree with Tracy above a very inspirational blog. Happy New Year & can't wait to se what you do in 2016!

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