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2014: Year in Review + Freebie!

It wasn't an easy task choosing my favorite cards of 2014, and, as you will see, I couldn't limit myself to a dozen projects. Last year was the beginning of what I hope will be a long, blessed and joyful creative journey. With no further ado, here are some of my favorite cards of 2014:


























Steampunked Christmas Tag

Pheew! What a year! A very exciting and blessed year, for sure! I hope you can join me on 2015, so we can continue to share this creative road together!

Yesterday I shared the news about my new stamp set Parisian Postcard and I mentioned that I created a freebie for you, a coordinating digital patterned paper. The link has now been added to the Freebies tab (HERE). It will only be up for a few days, as part of the new release celebration! Make sure you join my Season's Givings Blog Hop post HERE for a chance to win the new set. Also, visit Sweet 'n Sassy's blog (HERE) for a second chance to win Parisian Postcard.

I hope you enjoyed today's post! Thanks so much for your support and for stopping by! 

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  1. Beautiful collection of your favourite cards! I am a lucky and proud owner of some of these jewels!

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  2. Wow, I don't know how you could ever narrow them down and pick your favourites - I love all of your cards! These are beautiful!

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  3. WOW! All of your cards are stunning! I can see why you were having a hard time choosing your favorites :)

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  4. Your cards are all so beautiful! It is like looking at a masterpiece with each creation. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  5. All of your cards are stunning!! What a fabulous look back!! I forgot to thank you yesterday for the free digital paper - it's gorgeous!! Congrats again on your stamp line!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  6. Wow, so glad I found your site recently, love all the inspiration.

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  7. Lovely work! Can't wait to see the new stamps!

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  8. All of your cards looks very elegant and unique. The colors are fabulous . Splendid creation.

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  9. Fabulous cards Love all the texture dimension and details you add to a card.

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  10. Beautiful post! You do amazing creations --I hope your 2015 is fabulous~

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  11. Gorgeous amazing collection of cards! I have to say the birdcage is my favorite! Can't wait to see more from you! Have a great day!

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