December 27, 2011

{Top 10}

As the year comes to a close, (seriously?? just 4 more days??) I always like to look back and pick my Top 10 favorite layouts from the year. Here's my faves from twenty-eleven:
                                  #1. Dad & Me
My Hubby and his Dad, way back when.
I love the cute glasses sticker!

#2. Why I Scrapbook
The reason I scrapbook,
the stories and the memories.

#3 Santa & Me
I'm so glad I had these photos taken,
and that my Mom kept them all these years!!

#4 First Day of Pre-School
My firstborns first day of pre-school.
21 years ago, seems like yesterday.

#5 This is Me
A little about me and things I like.
I'm glad I did this online challenge, since I don't
do may layouts about just me.

#6 Last Day of 10
He's growing up before my eyes!

#7 Just Us Two
One of my favorite pics of my hubby and me.
Me and my cowboy.

#8 Summer
An old photo that had never made it's
way onto a scrapbook page until this year.

#9  1921
Family history for the kids,
Great-Great Grandma many years ago.

#10 Hello Pooh
Gracie with one of her
favorite Disneyland friends.

It's fun to look back on a year of scrapbooking and see the trends (like machine or hand stitching) and notice I still use just 1 photo on quite a few layouts, but am really trying to use more ;)  I wonder what trends will arrive in 2012, and how many I will follow. In the end, all that matters is that I'm telling the stories. The stories I want to remember forever.

23 comments:

PrinzessinN said...

Wow, I love your LO's. I can't tell you, which one I like the most. They are all so gorgeous!

S said...

That's some seriously talented scrapping. I look forward to seeing more in 2012 - Happy New Year to you and yours.

Lena said...

Beautiful layouts! I love them all.

Sarah said...

All of your layouts are GORGEOUS!!!! I don't know if I could pick just 10 though!!

Kylie said...

Oh wow - what amazing scrapping inspiration! You have a really gorgeous style :)
Hugs x

Kellie said...

WOW these are all amazing and I have certainly walked away with some inspiration! I love your LO about why you scrapbook something I would had never thought to scrap about, thank you! And thank you for linking back to my 2011 post :) xo

Patty Mowery said...

These are great. I wish to get more into scrapbooking however my love of cards pulls me back. Here's to many more continued memories.

Sammi said...

These are beautiful!!!! :)

Katie said...

These layouts are just gorgeous! I don't scrap but I've gotten so much inspiration for my cards from what you've created! Thanks so much for sharing :) Hugs, Katie

Christina Colón said...

Fabulous array of layouts. I love how you use color and pattern.

Marcia said...

I've come via Kel's blog ... Oh wow, scrappy heaven. I love your style, so clean and fresh. Great layouts, I spent a bit of time checking each one out.

x Marcia

Frankielynn said...

These are amazing layouts.I am in awe of your talent.I wish I lived near you I would love to come watch your process of scrapbooking.

Leah Crowe said...

Such amazing layouts, Mary Ann!! I am a new follower, so glad I found you through Kellie!! Here's to a happy, crafty 2012!!

Kristy @ Next to Heaven said...

I am so in love with your scrap style... I found you by searching for a OLW photo... I am your newest stalker!!

Katey said...

I love your style! So clean and refreshing. I like that your photos stand out, not overpowered by so much stuff on the page that you get lost. Beautiful work!

Susan said...

Gorgeous Layouts!

Happy New Year and Happy Crafting in 2012!

Susan xxox
http://stamponme.blogspot.com/

Marjo said...

Beautiful Lay Outs, you rocked them all.

xoxo Marjo

Priyanka said...

so nice scrap style love this.

Julie Hoffman said...

Beautiful scrapbook layouts! Happy New Year!!!

Cor* said...

Super awesome layouts. Your inspiring me to bring it out again! TFS.

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ulrika said...

Wow, you really make gorgeous layouts! I really like your style, thank's for sharing. I'm inspired! :)

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