Nine Of My Favorite Cards From 2009


Happy New Year! Before the new year officially starts I thought I'd go back and show you a few of my favorite cards I made earlier this year. Enjoy!

No LION You're The Best!

I made this card in April using Close To My Hearts "Life's A Jungle".
Supplies: Paper-CTMH / Card Stock- Brown and Tan / Stamp Set- CTMH D1285 "Life's A Jungle" /CTMH Ink Pad- Chocolate and Black / CTMH Markers- Black and Buttercup Yellow / Raffia- Hollywood Raffia "Brown and Tan"/Thread- Dark Brown / CTMH Edge Distresser / Jiggle Eyes

Birthday Star! 
I made this card in August for a Moxie Fab World Birthday Card Challenge.
Supplies: Paper- Die Cuts With A View "The Pet Stack" / Card Stock- Neon Green,Light and Dark Pinkish Peach / Sentiment Stamp- Rubber Tapestry / Thread- Light Pink / Beads- Pinkish Peach / Sequins- Green / CTMH Edge Distresser

 Pink Holiday

I made this card on September 12th for Kristina Werner's Finally Friday weekly challenge. Check out Kristina's blog HERE. The challenge was to make a card with a window.
Supplies: Card Stock- Pink Provo Craft Slab 6 "Rob and Bob Studio" and White / Sentiment Stamp- Stampendous SWS019-HH Holiday Message / Square Snowflake Stamp- Studio G / CTMH Ink Pad- Blush / Thread- White / Ribbon- 5/8" "Bobbin Ribbon" / Sequins- Pink and White

 Purple Cake

I made this card on September 17th for Kristina Werner's Finally Friday weekly challenge. You can check out Kristina's blog HERE.
Supplies: Card Stock- Light Purple Dots / Ribbon- Craft Essentials "White" / Sticker- Sandylion Essentials "Birthday"/ Thread- White

I made this card on September 21st. If you think this ghostly card is cute check Kristina's A Year In Cards- September 2009 at Two Peas In A Bucket for this ghostly download.
Supplies: Paper- Me & My Big Ideas "Laguna" / Card Stock- Black / Pattern-KWernerdesign / Thread- White / Black and White Letter Beads / Black Stretch Bead Cord

Happy Holidays

I made this card on October 22nd using a layout from Close To My Hearts card confidence program "Wishes". This pattern can be found on page11.
Supplies: Paper- Die Cuts With A View Winter Mat Stack / Card Stock- Textured White and Blue / Sentiment Stamp- Stampendous SWS019-HH Holiday Message / Thread- White / Blue and White Foam Snowflakes- Not Sure / Jeweled Brad- Oriental Trading  / 3mm Crystal Gemstones- Hero Arts
 Carve Out A Little Fun For Your Self

I made this card on October 25th using an old image from a Mary Engelbreit's Desk top calender.
Supplies: Paper- Art Impressions  / Card Stock- Orange and Purple / Colorful Image- Mary Engelbreit's Desk Top Calender "Look On The Bright Side" / Thread- Purple / Glittered Star Embellishments- Not Sure

Holly Christmas

I made this card on October 26th for a OCC Challenge. The challenge was to create a card or a project inspired by your favorite holiday book or movie. My card was inspired by A Christmas Story.
Supplies: Card Stock- Kraft,Red,Green / Holly Stamp- Oogaloo "Holly Branch"/ CTMH Ink Pad- Black / Border Punch- Fiskars "Treading Water" / Foam Sentiment- Not Sure / Thread- Green

 A Colorful Happy Birthday

I made this card in December for Paper Crafts Inspired By Challenge. I was inspired by Kim Hughes Happy 4th Birthday Card. You can find Kim's card in Paper Crafts Card Creations Volume 7 on page 43.
Supplies: Paper- Creating Keepsakes "Scrappin' Creations" / Rub-On Sentiment- PSX / Google Eye- Creative Hands Googly Eyes / Orange Balloon Sticker- Sandylion Essentials / Colorful Tassels- Wrights Simply Creative Multi Tassels 9052


Tegan said...

What a great post! Especially love your Purple Cake and Happy Holidays cards :)

Mary G. said...

Wow, great collection of cards! I think the ghost card is my favorite! :)

Happy New Year!

Pat (mspfd) said...

How fun to have a review of some of your 2009 creations. I enjoyed it. TFS and best wishes for the New Year!

Cammy said...

Very cute! Love your ghost and the elephant.

Happy New Year!

jimlynn said...

They are all just fantastic! You do such wonderful work.

Elaine said...

I love these cards. Now I have to go get a new sewing machine! What talent and great ideas you have. Love those tassles on the elephant.

Lesly said...

What a super selection of cards. They show a great variety of techniques! Happy New Year!

Cheryl Walker said...

Love how you posted all your favs from 2009, I cant believe 2009 is gone and now 2010 is here already!!! WOW!!!

Anyways love your picks, and love the ghost one toooo it was super cute!!!!

Happy New Year!

Cheryl said...

Happy New Year! So many great cards!

Juanita said...

What a great idea, I will need to remember this for the end of this year :). Your cards are beautiful, TFS.

Becky said...

What a great idea, and a great year.These are just lovely

Dani @ Die Kreativwerkstatt said...

Fabulous presentation of your favorites! Love how pretty and versatile your projects are :) Happy New Year, Amber!!

Crafty Creations said...

How fun to look back on your favorites! I saw a few there I liked a lot !! Especially the elephant with his beautiful covering and tassles!!!!
Happy New Year!

Elizabeth said...

I remember some of these - how lovely to see them again! The elephant is my fav - loving the 3d embellishments

Jenyfur said...

Oh that elephant is wonderful! TFS your cards! Happy New Year...

Paige said...

I enjoyed looking at all of your fav cards. You are so very talented!

Rae Anne said...

What a absolutely fabulous 2009 - I loved Holly Christmas, but the tassels and baloon on A Colorful Happy Birthday blew me away!