December 31, 2012

My Favorite Layouts of 2012

I thought it would be fun to play along and share a post with all of my favorite layouts from 2012.  I realized as I looked over my blog posts from this past year. that I made very few cards and altered art/home decor projects.  I know I used to do a lot more altered art/home decor in the past, but I think I stopped doing so many of them because I was running out of room for all of them!  Anyone else ever felt that way?!  




 










As I look over these layouts I see:
1. Color and lots of it, especially yellow and turquoise!!!
2. Mostly one photo layouts.
3.  A variety of different styles from clean and graphic to a bit more artsy.
4.  The use of mixed media products including mists, stencils, gesso and molding paste.
5.  Happy scrapping and play!

I hope 2013 is full of more fun scrappy play!  I have a feeling that I will be adding more mixed media techniques to my layouts and projects in this new year.  Clean and graphic are fine, but I sometimes feel like I am missing something on these layouts.  I especially love the ones with more texture and the use of stencils and my mixed media supplies.  I have been playing with my Dylusions Ink Sprays and stencils from The Crafter's Workshop that I got for Christmas and it has been so enjoyable!  It has also been a bit messy as I am still not sure what to use to get the ink off my hands!  I haven't gone out to buy anything that was suggested when I asked on FB, and I have yet to find anything in my house that will work.  If you have any suggestions, please share! 

Thank you for stopping by today and all of your visits this past year!  I can't wait to see what 2013 holds for me as I begin a new life in a new city!

HAPPY NEW YEAR HUGS!!!
juliana

16 comments:

  1. Awesomeness! I really love all the corrugated cardboard embellishments!

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  2. Fabulous layouts, love seeing them all in one place!

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  3. The different techniques on your backgrounds are absolutely stunning. I never get tired of seeing your work. Amazing as always, can't wait to see what you create in 2013!

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  4. Your work is just amazing Juliana. I love looking at your photos because your story shines through. You can see how much your love your family. Your so inspiring with your designs and techniques! I'm sure 2013 will be an amazing year for you. Now..on a side note, lol... I bought the hand barrier cream from the art store that cost me a fortune! I'm telling you it didn't work half as good as my "baby bottom" cream from the local drugstore for $3 a tube, lol. Ink, mist, paint washes right off!!!

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  5. You have done such amazing work throughout 2012. Your lay-outs are all just gorgeous!
    Wishing you a happy and creative 2013 :)

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  6. I loveeeeeeeee all your faves... I think my fave is the one of you on the beach! Happy New Year!!!

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  7. Loveeeeeeeee these layouts!! you chose well!! Happy new year!

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  8. What a wonderful collection of precious pages you have created.... they really are all beautiful and as you said, gorgeous colours!! I also tend to be slowing down in the altered art, home decor items - though, I mostly gave mine away due to this - so yes, I do relate.
    Juliana, Happy New Year.... do hope you're feeling much better ... and that 2013 is kind to you all...xx

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  9. Wow, Juliana!! What gorgeous projects!! I love your style and look forward to following your work in 2013!! Happy New Year! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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  10. Love the layouts you chose, Juliana! Two of my favorites are the Bee layout and the one with the chevron pattern in modeling paste...but they are all amazing!! :)

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  11. Your work is so beautiful Juliana, it was a treat to see a whole bunch of your faves from this past year! Always a treat to visit your blog! Hope the move is going well! xo

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  12. Wow! These are awesome.

    Stop by and check out my favorites:
    http://living-in-the-positive.blogspot.com/2013/01/my-favorite-layouts-of-2012.html

    TFL!

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  13. Fabulous display of your work! They are all delightful - Happy New Year!

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  14. Wonderful layouts! I love your style and the colours you use!!

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HUGS!!!
JULIANA