Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Top Ten Blog Hop 2017

ETA:  HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!  Congrats to the winner of my prize pack.....Random Generator picked #12.....Nicole!  Please pop me an email at!!  Again Congrats.....and thanks for all those who left a comment and participated in the hop!!

Welcome to your next stop in our Top Ten of 2017 hop!!!  You should have hopped over here from Marcia Dehn-Nix's blog and your next stop will be Irit Shalom!

I'm so excited to be blog hopping with these talented crafters.....make sure you visit everyone!  A lot of talent, a lot of giveaways, and soooooo much inspiration!  See the bottom of this post for the entire list to make sure you don't miss anyone!

And here we go with my Top Ten of 2017:

#10: BoBunny, Blessings, and Kreaxions

This shaker card combined stenciling, die-cutting, bright cheerful distress inks with BoBunny papers for my #10 fave....more info.....check THIS POST.

#9:  Halloween Blocks.....Carta Bella is always a fave....and you can see that in several of the projects I've created this year....these blocks were one of my fave projects.....and on display at Hannah's (local scrapbook store and gift store in Antioch, IL)....this one with the Haunted House collection.

#8: Christmas Blocks....Carta Bella for the win again....their Very Merry Christmas collection (also live and in person at Hannah's)

#7: Fall Flip.....

This home decor project was a two-fer.....fall on one side, and Halloween on the other....and all made with the Pebbles Midnight Haunting collection.

#6:  Cozy Winter LO....more Carta Bella love....the Cabin Fever collection....

Ok....had to share this one even tho my pic isn't perfect (this one is on display at Hannah's also, and the lighting was sub-par that day)....but I'm anxiously awaiting some snow so I can fill this one with pretty snow's SO fun....right down to the sparkling copper gold deer ribbon border. ;)

#5:  Home is Where the Heart Is.....and where home-made home decor is....

Carta Bella's Welcome Home Collection and a little creativity = adorable every day home decor.....this collection is one I have more projects in mind.....just LOVE.

#4:  He Pulls at My Heart Strings....and even more of a fave since it's this little guy that has just left for college....time flies!  Perfect with the Fancy Pants Sweet Nothings collection.

More info on this post HERE.

#3:  Julie Nutting Halloween Home Decor

I'm a huge fan of these doll stamps....and seldom get the chance to this project was a fun one to do at one of the crops I attended this year!

#2:  Believe and BoBunny

This memory verse clipboard with it's twine and tags and bright info HERE.

and drum roll for my #1 of 2017.......

My first try at mixed media/art journal creating.....a combination of Color Burst, Distress Crayons, stencils/paste, stamps, black ink, and a Julie Nutting doll ended up in a colorful bold statement that reminds me every day and in every way that:  I. AM. BLESSED. 

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I have a fun little giveaway....I'm kinda into the buffalo plaid craze this year.....are you?  If you are, make sure to leave a comment'll be entered to win a sweet little buffalo plaid set of goodies, and a few fun scrappy/paper crafting goodies too.  Not going to spoil the surprise, but will be a great prize pack--so make sure you comment....will post a winner on January 1st to start 2018 with a bang!

Blog Hop List
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Kat Benjamin
Wendy Antenucci