Let's start with gadgets. I have two contenders for this award. The runner-up is this little beauty:
It's very simple. It can help you turn this:
Thankyou, Stampin Up! I love it.
Okay, second award. I am presenting this to the pad of paper I have used the most this year. The runner up is:
The Linen Closet by DCWV. This is one of the most beautiful set of papers I've ever worked with, and enabled me to make a card like this:
But the winner, to my absolute surprise (!) is a collection called The Thrift Shop by October Afternoon. I was amazed at how many different cards I made from one 8x8 paperpack.
and not forgetting:
Next comes my favourite stamp of the year, and believe me, this one took a great deal of thought. There are so many stamps I've enjoyed using this year, particularly from Little Claire Designs, LOTV and of course, Stampin Up!
But the outright winner, a stamp I'll never be giving away, is this one:
It's from Penny Black, and I love it.
And so to my last catagory of the year. This award is for the most inspiring blog that I've come across and stuck with this year. The one you read on your reading list when you've only got five minutes but can't resist looking.
I've only been following this blog for a few months, but I can't get enough of it. You can't go wrong if you drop into Crafting Clare's Paper Moments on a regular basis. It's owned by Vicky Hayes, who is a Stampin Up demonstrator. I am so inspired by everything she makes.
And last but not least, I would like to say thankyou, and a Happy New Year to my lovely followers. You are the ones who make blogging worthwhile and a lot of fun. I hope you have a great 2012 and achieve all those crafting goals you are aiming for.
Happy New Year, everyone,