Happy New Year

I say it every year…. I love a New Year. You can get rid of any negatives from the previous year, build on any successes and best of all wipe the slate clean if you choose to! Of course, you can do this at any time of year, but for some reason for me I always find the beginning of the year very inspiring. I’ve been scouring all my favorite blogs this past week taking in others’ resolutions, “One Word” picks, and plans for 2011. I have to be honest that I haven’t really been able to pinpoint my thoughts on this year… so no real insightful thinking to share with you today… but perhaps in the not too distant future… 😉 I figured since I can’t really collect all my goals, aspirations and desires for 2011 yet, I’d share my favorite projects from 2010. Have a look back… January: While I didn’t actually create this layout in January… I made it to commemorate my first trip to Leadership, which was in Phoenix, Arizona last year. This was a big milestone for me for a couple of reasons — first it was my first flight alone ever! (Not necessarily something

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Senak Peek!

So I finally had a minute or two to play with some of my new toys and this is what I made! It features almost exclusively new product from the colors to the Designer Series Paper to the stamp set. It actually features six new products… can you guess what they are? I mentioned in my last post that I’m very excited about the new catalog this year. I don’t know if I’m just ready for a change or what? Really, I think it is the new color families… the samples in this catalog are gorgeous. I’ve already marked several that I want to copy! I also stamped the inside of this card as well. I’ve been trying to get in the habit of finishing the insides of my cards as I really want to get an online Etsy shop up and running. I had one over the winter, but I really didn’t put any time into it and the listings all expired. Maybe I’ll try again later this week… not sure if I will get to it though. I’ve been in a major photo re-organization project this week. I’ve sorted through and filed all my photos from the 70s,

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