Wednesday, December 31, 2014

A Look Back At 2014

It’s always fun to do a year in review post to see what you did over the past year.  Most of the time I forget just what I accomplished in those first few months of the year.  So, here is my 2014 in review.


To prepare for Valentine’s Day, I made a button heart.


I recovered my living room lampshades.


And, I made a Kissing booth pillow.



I made over a wood storage box in my craft room that I had wanted to tackle for some time.


I also made over a plain wood candlestick that I found at Goodwill.


I also made a pillow using this really cute bunny image.



I updated a plain black wood tool tote that I found at a yard sale and decided to keep for myself (instead of selling in my booth space at the time).



I put together a vignette for on top of my refrigerator that I was pretty happy with for Spring.


I also tried my hand at making a nature collage wood box.



I made a Hydrangea wreath in May.



I made a clearance tray into an Office sign.



I prettied up a plain address book.



I made a skirt for the new counter in our laundry room using drop cloth.



In getting my craft on for Halloween, I altered an Altoid tin and had a lot of fun doing it.


I also put together this teacup bird feeder with a teacup that was going to be donated back to Goodwill.



In October, I got shutters for my dining room, added wood embellishments and painted them.



Not much going on in November, although I did add some pretty paper book page wreaths I purchased on  Etsy to my shutters.


And I did another altered Altoid tin with a Christmas theme.



Besides sharing some Christmas decorating, I had a custom order for this cute baby stocking.


Which brings us to the end of the year.  I’ve got high hopes for accomplishing some fun projects in 2015 and I’m looking forward to sharing them with you. 

Happy New Year!


At Rivercrest Cottage said...

Man, I'm going to have to buy some Altoids and try to make one of those adorable boxes. So cute!

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

I always love your projects. I hope you have a very HAPPY NEW YEAR.

Anonymous said...

I'm worn out! You have been so busy this year! I love your projects and you sew beautifully! I just love your wooden tool tote! You also added the perfect addition to your laundry room with your counter skirt; it's lovely! Your shutters add such character to your dining room vignette too! I can't wait to see what you have in store for 2015! Sending best wishes for a fantastic 2015 to you and your family, Kathy!

Okio B Designs said...

Crazy how fast the year went! You featured some of my favorites. I love those pillows and the Altoid tin. And the bird feeder. =)

Happy new year!


Celestina Marie said...

Hi Kathy, you accomplished wonder projects this past year and I was very inspired with all you shared.
Wishing you a great new year. Looking forward to many more fun visits.

farmhouse-story said...

beautiful projects this year, kathy! wishing you a year of happiness and health!

Donna said...

What a creative and inspiring year you've had, Kathy! I just love your collage box, and the box you decoupaged for your craft room. I'm also drooling over your Paris tool box! Can't wait to see what you create in 2015, Happy New Year!

Cynthia said...

You had a creative year. Happy New Year

Createology said...

How glorious to review all you shared and accomplished. Blessings and Creative Bliss for all of 2015...

Unknown said...

You have created a lot this year, Kathy.The baby stocking is adorable. Wishing you and your loved ones all the best in the New Year!

Cat-arzyna said...

I wish you a happy and prosperous New Year !
I love all your projects !

Donna, The Decorated House said...

Wishing You a Happy New Year ...
with lots of great new projects all accomplished!

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

I love the rabbit pillow! Some how I missed that one. I also love the stockings' images. The cat playing the fiddle is so cute. Happy New Year. What great projects. xoox

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

You've had a very creative year. Happy New Year!

Karen said...

Kathy you did some amazing work in 2014. I love those altoid tins and the pillows, but everything you did was gorgeous. Happy New Year, looking forward to what you do this year.

SheilaG @ Plum Doodles said...

You've had some great projects throughout the year, Kathy. I hope I can get "real" internet soon, so I can keep up better. Happy New Year! <3

Unknown said...

You are so creative Kathy, I absolutely love all of the projects you shared! Wishing you a wonderful 2015!

Anonymous said...

Hi Kathy and Happy New Year! Oh, my! You are really the most talented one! I love every thing you do! I wish I was half as creative as you are. Looking forward to another year of blogging with you.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Organized Island said...

Love all your cute projects. Found your blog today and am following on Bloglovin. Happy New Year!

Lin from A {tiny} Cottage In The Woods said...

So many wonderful creations in 2014 ~ I look forward to all you'll share in 2015, Kathy! Happy New Year!

Decor To Adore said...

Although I have been pressed for time in the commenting department this year I loved once again seeing all the wonderful projects you created this past year. The Kissing Booth pillow remains a favorite!

Wishing you and yours a joyously happy and healthy new year!

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Happy New Year honey! What a great post to highlight all your projects for the year. I remember a lot of them and loved seeing the ones I missed.
Your home and your creative projects are just beautiful. Can't decide my favorite.
Just wish I could accomplish as much as you do in a years time.
Hope you have a great weekend

Cathy @ My 1929 Charmer said...

Last year you filled it with so many creative ideas, very pretty ones I might add! Your home is very beautiful. Wishing the best to you and yours in 2015!

Becca Bertotti said...

The key word in 2014 for you being "made!" Your amazing creativity never surprises me, Kathy ... you're have an endless array of ideas, and I look forward to seeing what you come up with in the New Year! xo

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Kathy, I have so enjoyed your many beautiful projects and home decor of 2014 and looking forward to them in 2015....Happy New Year!!!

Ana said...

It was great looking back at some of your projects from last years. Here's to a brand new year of brand new projects, creations and adventures. Cheers.


chateau chic said...

So many great should really have a feeling of accomplishment for 2014, Kathy!
Mary Alice

Stacey said...

Kathy, you must not sleep much. :)

I don't get that many creative projects accomplished in two years. I envy your work. The ideas are in my head but don't seem to happy that often.

Doreen@foxdenrd said...

I think I've thrown away my last box of altoids Kathy. That was such a cute project!

The lamp looks like one I did a few years ago as well. It was a fun and easy project to do as I'm sure you'll agree.

Happy New Year to you!

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Kathy, You had some great projects last year. I especially love the button art. Have a wonderful 2015.

Sherry said...

So many great projects. It is great to look back like that and see what you have accomplished. I hope your new year is just as creative.

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