Tuesday, December 30, 2014

A look back at 2014

As I do every year, I'm looking back at the best moments of 2014.  I usually do this review on the 31st, but I'm hoping to post my calendar that day.


I started working in my 7 Continents Altered Book again in January.


February brought lots of snow, cold, and a broken transformer that kept my electricity off for over a day.


In March, I was sent a box of Sculpey products and created a tutorial for their web site, as well as Totally Tutorials.


April was all about recycling, and while I can swoon over my clean work table, I was also proud of this assemblage I called "Mother and Child Reunion."


May brought rain to my flower bed and veggie garden.


June was all about Summer of Color (top image) and ICADs (bottom image).


Again, July was mostly all about Summer of Color and ICADs.


In August I headed south of the equator down Argentina way.  Of course, I did it in my 7 Continents Altered Book.


For all 30 days in September, I created an abstract painting a day.  I also joined the gals at The Mirror Crack'd with this quiltlet I called "Not Your Grandmother's Quilt."


Much of October, I showed the two museums Kathy, Sally, and I visited during Smithsonian's Museum Day, which actually occurred in September.  So, the next best thing is the Safe Communities event I hosted on October 7.


Of course, I made up for it in November when I created art every day during AEDM, including my Eco-Dyed fabric.


Please don't forget that you got to meet Squiggles in December,  who I consider a true Christmas gift all around.  Squiggles got a forever home, Bleubeard got his "spare," and we both got this adorable and inquisitive ball of fun and fur.

I hope you enjoyed this look back at 2014 and some of the things I shared on my blog this year.

Of course, your comments are what REALLY keep me going.  They make it all worthwhile.  And that is the best thing that could ever happen to me.

Speaking of comments, you only have to leave one, then hit "publish."  Ignore the added steps Google wants to put you through.

9 thoughtful remarks:

Divers and Sundry said...

It can be fun to look back, especially when you have such lovely things to reflect on :)

azcrazy said...

I thought I should finally tell you how much I've enjoyed your blog these last couple of years. Thanks for the Rocking Horses, Art work, calendars and Museums. It's always a pleasure to see what you're doing

froebelsternchen Susi said...

THnak you for all this Elizabeth !
I really enjoy your blog!
A HAPPY and Creative 2015 to you!
Big hug to Mr Bleubeard as well!

~*~Patty S said...

A very fine look back on your creative year E.
This sampling of your artwork looks great especially with your new camera!
Thank you for sharing with us so generously all through the year.
Wishing you and Bleubeard and Squiggles a wonderful new year full of all the things you enjoy.
Happy Healthy 2015 to all!

massofhair said...

Another fabulous review Elizabeth, your year has been very eventful and what a way to finish with Squiggles coming into both your lives.

Have a wonderful 2015 Elizabeth, Bleubeard and Squiggles:-) xxx

Craftymoose Crafts said...

Thank you for the look back and for 12 months of fun, interesting, and generous posts!

Glad you seem to be feeling a bit better!

Happy 2015 to you, Bleubeard and Squiggles!

Nancy said...

A lovely look back. Keep on creating and have a wonderful 2015!

johanna said...

an awesome look back to the year 2014... cumulating in this Highlight named squiggles. i can see a lot of fun in the future!
happy 2015, elizabeth!

Halle said...

It's fun to look back and see what you've done over the course of a year. I find things I'd forgotten about or things that I didn't realize were so recent. Even more so when I look back I think something happened last year but in reality it was a couple years ago.
Happy New Year!