Monday, January 4, 2016

5 Favorite Cards of 2015

Happy first Monday of 2016!! I hope the new year is starting out fabulously for all of you!! I just got back from my sister's house yesterday. She's doing much better after surgery...thank you all for your messages and prayers :) Thank you also for the birthday and Christmas cards/messages/wishes!! I tried to get around to visit yesterday and hope to catch up with everyone in the next few days. Is it just me, or do you have to click the "I'm not a robot" button now PLUS a picture captcha to leave a comment? I didn't start out having to do it yesterday, but after visiting quite a few blogs, I did. I had to do it today, too. The picture captcha makes me click on all the boxes with a gift box, or waterfall...it's quite annoying!! Is anyone else having to do this? If not, I guess blogger thinks I'm a spammer...great :/

My dear friend Sonia from Cards, Crafts, Kids Projects had a post about a 5 Favorite Cards of 2015 challenge at A Scrapjourney so I decided to join in. Here are my favorite 5 cards:

#5 - Merry Christmas Sled Card (12/19/15)


I just love the crackled sled on this card. Crackle paste is quite possibly my favorite crafting medium :)

#4 - Pink Celebrate Card (8/15/15)


Pink, flowers, bricks and butterflies...more of my favorite things :)

#3 - Happy Birthday Card and Gift Bag (5/3/15)


I created this gift set to celebrate my Mom's birthday :)

#2 - Happy Birthday Flower Card - (3/4/15)


I guess it's pretty obvious I love flowers and butterflies :)

#1 - Always Something to Be Thankful For & Every Little Thing Cards (5/6/15)


I love the pretty papers and the beautiful sentiments on these cards...and of course the flowers and butterflies ;)

Thank you all so much for your support in 2015!! I hope 2016 brings you much love, happiness and endless blessings!! Big hugs :)

54 comments:

  1. Awesome cards!!!
    Have a great day.
    Gerda

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  2. Oh, Lisa, I just always adore all your cards and I never would have known how to choose ONLY 5 of it!!! :) Great picks from your last year and I'm sure that in this one you will create a lot of other wonderful pieces of art!! Your style is always super and you are soooo talented!!!
    Big hugs!! I'm happy for your sister's good health! Thanks for your friendship and Happy New Year!! :)

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  3. Beautiful - all your cards are my favorites - great job my friend!!!

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  4. Hi Lisa,
    Yes, blogger is acting up I am having issues commenting on a few bloggers and had an issue with yours..LOL I cannot believe it..lol
    They are all Simpy beautiful!!Can't wait i see what beautiful creations you have in stored for 2016.
    Tons of love, hugs and health for the New year my friend!!
    Have a blessed day,
    M'
    Crafting With Creative M

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  5. Happy to hear your sister is doing well! I was having to do the same thing with commenting, I logged off then logged back on and then I didn't have to do it anymore! I think because I was trying to catch up on commenting and doing some copy and paste messaging it thought I was a spammer. Wonderful projects! Happy New year! Carri~Abusybee
    Skittles!

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  6. I had to click on the present boxes when commenting on blogs yesterday, but I am just getting around to checking everyone's blog now and I hope it doesn't do that again today, it is very annoying! I love all of your top 5 cards, and all the others you made last year too. You do such amazing work, each one of your cards is a masterpiece! I am glad you are back home and that you sister is doing good now. Happy New Year to you Lisa! I hope 2016 brings you much joy and happiness!!

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  7. Hi Lisa! I've had the same troubles as you with leaving comments - it's like they're trying to make it harder on us! I've tried to shut mine off - but I can't - it's like blogger just won't let me! UGH!! You chose 5 awesome projects - of course I have way to many of your cards/projects than 5 that I liked! :) I'm so happy your sister is doing so well - Hoping for more Joy & Happiness for you this year! :)

    Theresa
    Theresa’s Crafty Creations

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  8. Your Top 5 line-up is simply gorgeous! I always enjoy my visits to your blog and admire your talent so much.

    Happy to hear that your sister is doing well. Happy New Year to you and yours!

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  9. Your five favourites are just gorgeous and I'm sure we're appreciated by the recipients. Looking forward to seeing more of your creations in 2016. xx

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  10. Healing Energy for your sister. I don't know how you were able to select only five of your cards...every single one you create is uber beautiful. 2016 will be an amazing year dear...

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  11. So happy your sister is doing better. I have seen that picture thing quite often as well. I hate it too. These cards are all so very beautiful. Hope you have a Happy New Year my friend. I didn't know it was your birthday but happy belated birthday. Hugs, Robin

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  12. Your top-5 are absolutely gorgeous Lisa! Yes, it is very frustrating to have to jump through hoops to leave a comment. That is one of the reasons I have cut way back on commenting.
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  13. Happy to hear your sister is doing well~I am sure she appreciated you visiting with her during this time.
    I don't know how you could even begin to only pick out your favorite 5 because all of your creations are over the top spectacular! I can't wait to see all your projects in 2016! I am sure they will be amazing~
    Sorry to hear you are having problems with commenting~I haven't had any and hope not to have any, lol!

    The weather has been awesome here~in the 20' and 30's! Yeah! Have a great evening!
    Sherrie K

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  14. Your top cards are all STUNNING!!!
    I have only had to do the "I'm not a robot" for certain blogs…I thought the blogger did this….am I wrong?

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  15. Each one is so pretty Lisa...you create such beautiful beautiful cards with flowers and dies...wishing you lots of creative energy and good health in 2016 my dear friend
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  16. Lisa about the robot picture thing...I found out that if I was commenting on a lot of blogs in one go after around 10 or so it would make me click pictures and do a lot of work to prove I was a robot. If that happens one way to prevent it is to go on to other work for some time like and then go back to commenting. Blogger sure is making our blog commenting difficult

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  17. Happy New Year Lisa. I am glad your sister is doing well. I love all of your creations. I can't wait to see what you create next year.

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  18. Gorgeous!!! I can't even pick a fav!!!

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  19. Welcome back my dear friend! I am glad that your sister is doing better :)
    Regarding commenting on other blogs, I did not do much commenting and did not have any problems...but I know that some days all the blogs all of the sudden have the verification on.
    Your cards are stunning, but I have to say that every card of yours deserves to be the top pick!
    Hugs

    Samra
    Paper Talk with Samra

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  20. I don't know how you could pick just 5, Lisa! It seems like each time you post a project, it is a favorite of mine. :)
    Very happy to hear your sister is doing well.

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  21. My absolutely fav card is the first one, bit have to say all of your cards are just gorgeous! I love stopping by and droooool a bit when I do : ) I hope you have a fab 2016 and wishing you many blessings!

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  22. Happy New Year my friend! I am also playing a bit of catch up myself! I'm so glad to hear that your sister is on the mend! I have no idea how you were able to narrow down your top 5 cards, all of your cards are my favorite! I always love all of your designs and am looking forward to a lot more inspiration from you in 2016.

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  23. Lisa your cards are so amazing, gorgeous and classy. One could NOT possibly choose one....love them all classy lady.xx
     {aNNie}

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  24. All the cards are beautiful as always Lisa. I am so glad your sister is doing well.

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  25. You sure did pick beautiful cards. It must have been very difficult to choose since you had so many lovely ones in 2015. Can't wait to see 2016's creations!

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  26. If I was choosing, this list would have about 50 cards on it!! All your work is just so stunning Lisa and I find such inspiration on every visit! I hope you had a wonderful New Year! Here's to another year full of love, laughter and crafting! hugs :)

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  27. So glad your sister is doing better. Great choice of Cards, it would of been impossible for me to choose a top five, they are all so stunning! Looking forward to sharing our friendship and creating online in 2016!

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  28. So glad your sister is doing better. Great choice of Cards, it would of been impossible for me to choose a top five, they are all so stunning! Looking forward to sharing our friendship and creating online in 2016!

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  29. All of them are beautiful. So glad to know such a talented, beautiful soul. Smiles! Janis
    Pause Dream Enjoy
    PDE Linky Party, Owner & DT Member

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  30. Stunning, your cards are always gorgeous, love all the layers and you can tell each one is filled with love, your Mom has beautiful keepsakes. Hugs, Lori m

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  31. All of your work is stunning and beautiful…always and in all ways, Lisa. I do like that sled card in particular!

    Happy New Year!!!

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  32. Your creations are always so beautiful and I sure love visiting to see what new card you have show cased! Glad your sister is doing better. And I wish you all the best for this New Year

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  33. Oh my!!All your creations are AWESOME!!!!Happy your sister is doing fine!!You have a Very Bless New Year!!!

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  34. How on earth you have managed to select just 5 favourites from your works of art Lisa my friend, is beyond me! I wouldn't be able to do it. It would be like asking to pick your favourite child - impossible - I can't wait to see what wonderful creations you come up with this year ... one thing is sure, they will ALL be stunners again! Have a fabulous year! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  35. I can see why these are your favorites of 2015, but I would have had a really hard time choosing all of your projects are so incredible! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas! We got to spend it with several of our children and grandkids so it was fun. I also want to thank you for always leaving such nice comments, I read your comment and just feel like I have a best friend I have never met. Thank you!

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  36. Love to see those card again.. :)

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  37. Happy New Year Dear Crafty Friend! I don't know how you could pick only 5 favorites since everything you do is positively amazing. Your unique style is dessert for the eyes. I've found those silly pictures pop up after you've been commenting on several blogs. You can "beat" them by clicking "post" right away. It's sad that we have to go through all this stuff just to send some crafty love. Looking forward to another year of amazing projects.
    Hugs,
    Larelyn

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  38. They are all so beautiful Lisa! Love all the layers, flowers and fancy bows!

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  39. Don't know how you picked only five. I love everyone of them, but I love how you integrated that cute zipper into the card.

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  40. Happy New Year Lisa! I am so happy to hear that your sister is doing so much better now. I don't know about the blogger thing, I haven't left to many comments yet. But I hope this isn't the case with the commenting stuff!! I don't know how you could pick only 5 favorite cards. All your cards are always so amazing, that I would never be able to pick just 5. lol I love the ones you did pick though. Hugs, Brenda

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  41. Stunning collection. So pretty and beautiful.

    Happy New Year Lisa.

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  42. Happy New Year my friend! All of your cards are my favorite! I just can't believe how stunning all of your card are! You are such an amazing crafter and the sweetest blogger! I'm so blessed to share another year crafting with you!
    Cheers to 2016 my friend!
    ps. so glad to hear you sis is doing better :)
    Shelly

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  43. They are all gorgeous!
    Glad your sister is doing better!

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  44. First, glad things are going well for your sister....and no to the robot thing, haven't had that happen...yet....no for these cards...wowzers...so breath taking to see them all together...all yours are so gorgeous, how did you pick...was a pleasure seeing all these again,...have a great day!

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  45. I am so happy to hear your sister is doing well ! I am so sorry I missed the post of what happened my prayers are with you and your family !!! I would not be able to just pick five , your cards are each truly magnificent and works of art my friend !!
    Hugs,
    Mayra

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  46. catching up on blogs - working my way backward (as i usually do)... happy to hear your sister is recovering. happy new year to you! all your cards and gift bags are amazing and gorgeous! :)

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  47. These are all stunning representation of your work. I don't know how you could even choose. Beautiful!

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  48. Happy to hear your sister is doing well. Re that annoying verification that sometimes pops up on Blogger, your comments will still post even if you skip the silly questions. All of your creations are favorites! How you could have whittled it down to five is beyond me!

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  49. all gorgeous! i wouldn't even be able to pick out faves of yours because they're all so amazing!

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  50. So happy to hear she is doing much better. You picks 5 stunning cards to showcase.
    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
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  51. Wow, Wow, and more Wow! Your top 5 are beautiful! But to be honest all of your cards are beautiful and I don't know how you managed to pick just 5! As for proving your not a robot, yes, we're all getting it, but it's only if you do a lot of commenting at one time. When I start to get the photo questions, if I take a break from my commenting for a while (maybe an hour or two) and then come back, then it's usually back to normal again - until I make a lot of comments.

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