Friday, January 1, 2010

Top 10 Favs of 2009

I really wanted to get this post out BEFORE 2010, but it didnt happen. Better late than never right? I was cleaning up my files of layouts and putting all the 2009 layout photos into one neat file. And as I flipped through, I picked out my top 10 favorites. It's always hard for me to pick favorites. I usually like the one I did most recently the best lol! But I gave it a go...

This one tells a story I really want to remember about Little Man not being able to pronounce the letter V and how I almost didn't want to teach him ;)


This one is a fav because it has pics of Scott and I from when we lived in San Francisco. I didnt have a great camera back then and so I havent scrapped a lot of those pictures, and this was fun to do.



I loved all the ledger stitching I saw this year. Here's my take on it and this was a big day for Little Miss--her first day of Pre K.


Love a simple design and that look.... Need I say more??

I love everything about this one...an old pic of Scott and I (before we had kids), the Road Map collection from October Afternoon was one of my favorites from this year, the fact that I had  circle punch exactly the same size as the circles on the patterned paper. It was just fun to really enjoy a layout about us.


This one made it onto the Cosmo Cricket blog:


This one made it onto the Jillibean Soup blog:


This one made it onto the Sassafras blog:


I love these pictures of the boys with the woodgrain background:


and this one was from my Guest Designer month at Coordinates Collections


Wow, was that really ten already?? How about a few bonus ones?

This was one of my first layouts from 2009. I just LOVE these pictures. They crack me up.


This one was an American Crafts challenge winner--I won the whole Craft Fair line!


This one won me a Guest Design spot at Create My Keepsake. Miss that place :(


And this card won me an honorable mention on the Hero Arts blog:



Alright, I could keep doing this all night long. It is so fun to look back! What I love about this is I can SEE my progression in just a year. Learning more about photography, design, different techniques, sewing etc. Then add the fun of seeing the kids growing up and remembering the stories from the past year. All in all, I am so grateful to have found this craft, have amazing beautiful kids for subjects and a generally supportive (if a bit grumbling at times) husband who tries to understand my need for creative time and space. 


Thanks for stopping by and taking this trip down memory lane with me. I have some exciting new things to share within the next few months so 2010 will be starting with a bang around here!

5 comments:

  1. Those are all great LOs Rebecca!!! And WOW I didn't realize you got around so much in the scrappy world. Good for you!

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  2. Beautiful projects REbecca!!!! You've done some amazing work this past year, can't wait to see what you create in 2010!!

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  3. All sooooo fabulous! And you go with your award-winning self. Can't wait to see what you do in 2010!

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  4. Wonderful year for you! Everything is wonderful... and yea, I really miss CMK too :(

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  5. It's been a pleasure to see your LOs on your blog because the colors are so much more vivid! The chapstick photos are adorable and really did make me LOL.

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