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12.31.2012

2012

Last year I wrote an end-of-year post, and here we are again- 365 days later (well, actually it was 366, since it was a leap year...)  I really like to reflect upon what I have done in the past, so I can move ahead in the future.  2012 has been the best year yet, crafty or otherwise.

Here are some of my creative accomplishments from 2012:

  • I have had 2 projects land on the covers of Paper Crafts Magazine
  • I competed in the Paper Crafts Gallery Idol competition for the second year in a row!  I made some amazing friendships with those top 20 girls, and we keep in touch pretty much daily
  • I was recruited by one of my favorite companies to join their design team.  Being with Clear and Simple Stamps has been amazing!
  • I was voted as honorable mention for Paper Crafts Stamping Royalty.  It did not get me a crown, but I was humbled by the love from the people who voted for me.  (aaaaaaand I got the big prize! hehe)
  • I illustrated a book! (will be released 2013)
  • Even more crafty friendships have been made, both online and in person (hello Jessica and Suzanne, my weekly stamping buddies!)
  • Followers/visitors/commenters keep coming back....I must be doing something right! Right?  Thanks to everyone who takes the time to visit Our Change of Art :)

I've seen a few posts around the block from other bloggers who have featured their favorite cards from each month that have made.  Although I love reading those posts, from me today you are going to get the good and the bad and the in-between. Sorted by month, here's everything I blogged about this year:

January


February


March


April


May

June


July


August


September



October


November


December


I love seeing the photography get better from month to month and you can also see how I phased out the sheet music background and phased in the wood :)

My favorite?

See you in 2013!!!

22 comments:

  1. Love seeing all your projects at a glance! I'm such a fan! Happy New Year, Jen! Can't wait to see what you make in 2013!

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  2. LOVE that you have all your cards in ONE post!!
    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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  3. CAN'T wait to see the book you illustrated

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  4. What a great year! Great post! :> Super inspiring and I don't want to know how long it took to put together!

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  5. Oh yes and did you make those itty bitty pink shoes? Adorable!

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  6. Love it!! How did you do that? Did you have to create a collage on something like Photoshop?
    Happy New Year!
    Rae Ann O.
    raeannoh@aol.com

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  7. the hello is my favorite too! check out my post
    http://beachorado.blogspot.com/2012/12/top-12-cards-of-2012-by-bloggers.html

    so glad to have met you! looking forward to 2013!

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  8. Man you make great stuff! Love seeing these all together...you should make a little album!

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  9. The Hello from June is my favorite too! As I scrolled past - that's exactly what I wanted to tell you and there it was - your favorite too!

    Congrats on all your accomplishments! I'm so glad I found your blog and you keep me inspired! I am going to have to look at your wrap up again - because there are too many goodies for just one scroll :)

    Happy New Year!!!!!!!

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  10. Wow!! Loved seeing all your awesome projects in one place!! This has to be my favorite post!

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  11. WOW! That is one beautiful year of work - thanks for the memories. You continually delight and inspire me with your range of projects, Jennifer. Can't wait to see what 2013 brings - hope it's a super great year for you!

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  12. Hello! Yup, one of my all-time fav cards by you...so fabulously creative!

    Happy New Year!!!

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  13. What a year of amazing accomplishments -- good for you [and us] -- Absolutely love the way you grouped all your cards together - what program?

    Sure am looking forward to 2013 and all the new creativity! :)

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  14. What an amazing list of accomplishments, and such eye candy for the monthly cards. I keep coming back for the inspiration, and am never disappointed. Best wishes for a happy, healthy, and crafty new year.

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  15. Amazing cards. What a treat to see them all in one place. Congrats on some incredible accomplishments. Happy New Year!

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  16. I love how you can see everything from the month in each photo 😊 your favorite really stands out, its awesome 😉 I have so enjoyed getting to know you Jen!

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  17. Awesome, all of your cards in one spot! I will revisit often!
    Thanks, and Happy New Year!

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  18. Wow! You've been very busy in 2012! I love everything you make, and you inspire me regularly. :-) I can't wait to see what you come up with in 2013. Happy New Year, Jen!

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  19. Jen, this is just awesome! So glad you had such a wonderful year! Happy New Year!

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  20. You are a ROCK STAR!!! That is all.

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  21. Wowsers! When I grow up I want to make as many fabulous cards as you! And the HELLO card is my favorite too!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  22. Jen - what an incredible year of cards for you! Can't wait for all you do this New Year!

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