Thursday, December 30, 2010

Top 10 Cards of 2010

Hi there dear friends!!!! I hope you are having a wonderful Holiday week!!! I am totally enjoying the time off and having my kids home is just the icing on the cake!!!! We have gone hiking, shopping, dining, and we even threw in a surprise birthday party for my sweet daughter Bethany!!!! What a blast!!! If you are my friends on my Facebook, you can see the pictures from our amazing Grotto Falls hike and also pictures of Bethany's Surprise Party!!!

I wanted to share with you today my favorite cards from 2o10!!! I really feel like I found my niche in card making and I am totally going to run with it in 2011!!! Stay tuned on January 1, as a I will have very exciting news to share with you!!!!!! Until then, here are my favorite cards from 2010:

1. This is my favorite of the year!!!!! Papertrey Ink totally changed the way I create forever!!!! I'm hooked!!!!!
2. This one was a close second!!! I just love my Copic Markers!!!!
3. The Chickadee Stamp from Red Lead Paperworks was one of my favorites of the year!!!!
4. I just loved The Girl's Paperie Tinsel and Twig papers. I can't wait to see what Margie has in store for CHA!!!!!
5. This little set will be a favorite for gift giving all year long!!! I have plans for selling these in my Etsy Store the first of the year!!!!!
6. Did I mention how much I love PTI???? The leaves will be a fall favorite forever!!!!
7. These colors just tickle my heart!!!! You know how much I love pink!!!
8. The colors of this card make me swoon too!!!! I just love the beautiful blue seam binding I created with Tim Holtz Distress Reinkers.
9. This card was made in memory of my mom!!! The Girl's Paperie and Crafty Secrets are a perfect combination!!!!
10. I had a ton of fun with the Farm Fresh line from October afternoon!!! Such a fun line!!!
There you have it! My top 10 favorite cards of 2010. I did have a couple of cards that were picked up for publication that I couldn't post in this thread, but you will see them again when the publication comes out!!!

Thanks for taking time to stop by my blog!!!! I look forward to seeing you here again and at my Etsy store in 2011!!!!
Happy New Years!!!!
Kristii


29 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

You know your work AMAZES me Kristii!!!!! I loveeeeeeeeeee all of these! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Cathy Weber said...

Lots of really great cards here Kristii. My favorite was the one with the music background and the little sleigh. It was fabulous. Thanks for sharing your favorites with us.

Alanna said...

What fabulous work. Very nice.

Audrey said...

Gahhhh, so many beautiful things! I love them all! To get that soft ink fade on the edges of the red mum flower, did you use a felt dabber? What a gorgeous effect!

Sharron said...

Wow, what awesome cards! Love your work. You have such wonderful detail on your cards and your coloring looks fantastic. Thanks so much for sharing.

Debbie Gaydos said...

Every single one of these blows me away!! GORGEOUS! The fall leaf card has me thinking I need that set. And the dies. :) And I love all your use of the butterflies! Great work... thanks for the inspiration!

Heather Jensen said...

I think they are all amazing! You did a wonderful job with all of them. Congrats on your pub. Can't wait to see. Who did you submit to? :)
Hugs,
Heather

curlyqmosaics said...

Beautiful cards! My favorites are numbers 3 & 4, and of course the one you made in memory of your mom. Absolutely gorgeous!

Jen said...

Holy Smokes! Talk about gorgeous, every last one of these beauties! I am particularly smitten with the chickadees. Love. So inspiring!

Kristin said...

These are amazing!! You create beautiful cards and I loved them all... I lost my mom in October... that one of yours was my fave!

~amy~ said...

Soooo much goodness!!!! Happy new year!!!

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous top 10 cards! All of them!

Monica K. said...

These are all so awesome, Kristii! Wow! You are so talented! Love your work! Thanks so much for sharing all of these with us! Have a great New Year's!

lotte chew said...

Gorgeous!!! love the top 10 !!!

Taheerah (*LittleMissT*) said...

Wow. Truly wow. Your work is amazing!! I think my favourite is your favourite though - love the colours and how you used those ice skates! Can't wait to see your 2011 creations, and your published work!! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog!!

Kara said...

gorgeous..every one!

Kelly S. said...

Jimmeny Cricket! These cards are just dripping with fabulous! I SO love them all, your attention to detail is amazing! I really love the birdie card in memory of your Mom! SO special and the colors are just fantastic!

Stephanie said...

Kristii.......These are just gorgeous!!! I loved seeing all that wrinkle ribbon on them.....the details, the coloring. All just amazing! Thanks for sharing your favorites of 2010 and I can't wait to hear your January announcement!!!

Heather said...

Kristii,

Your cards are so beautiful!

Victoria said...

Wow! I'm blown away by your cards! They are fabulous. Each one is a work of art! Thanks for the inspiration. I'm bookmarking your blog!

Terri said...

These are all great too! I especially like the ice skates card.

Janelle said...

Wow, Kristii. There is no way I could pick a favorite -- all your cards are gorgeous... as are the top ten layouts you posted. I really admire your style. So soft and pretty, yet colorful and fun. A perfect blend. Wishes for a new year full of blessings!

Noora said...

Woooow Kristi, beautiful cards!! loved all your creations! stunning!

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Oh gosh, I can't pick a fav because they are all so fabulous! WOW!

Jen Carter said...

Wow!! I love all of these!! My top 2 favorites are also your number 1 and 2! Fantastic work! I also love the one with the three butterflies fluttering about!

Emily Keaton said...

These are ALL so gorgeous!! Thanks for sharing your top 10 of 2010. Looking forward to more of your fabulous work in 2011!! :)

Huguenot Girl said...

Gorgeous cards - thanks for sharing. My favourites were 5,7 & 8 - love how you've coloured the seam binding! Looking forward to your creations in 2011. Nicole

Lee said...

Such beautiful cards. Love all the seam binding.

Laurie said...

Kristii...WOWZERS! All of these cards are just amazing! You put so many fantastic details into each one! I am a huge fan!!