Tuesday, December 31, 2013

2013 Recap

I'm on the West Coast and it's now 2:11 pm, so I still have time to post this recap of the past year. 

I started the Crafting Creatures blog to journal my creations and encourage my crafting friends to be inspired by each others' work. Since they stopped adding to it and I was taking my work more seriously, I wanted to make a new blog to reflect that pivotal shift. So a big thank you for coming to Paper Zen, and encouraging me to new heights.

Below are linked projects and tutorials I've posted this year, which include a commission for a quilled Year of the Snake poster and a contribution to Ann Martin's All Things Paper book. The love I have for paper includes quilling and die cutting, and to broaden my skills, I designed projects to be printable/hand-cuttable as well. I've never done a recap post before, but now realize what a great idea it is to reflect on how I've grown and changed this year. I never want to lose this need to learn and  experiment with new twists I can put to paper.

I plan to announce something big tomorrow, which I've waited for 2 years to talk about. Can you tell how I'm anticipating the start of 2014? I wish all of you just as much thrill of starting a bright and Happy New Year! I'm so grateful to you all for spending your time with me on my blog!

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/01/quilled-thank-you-cards-1-of-8.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/01/quilled-thank-you-cards-2-of-8.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/01/quilled-thank-you-cards-3-of-8.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/01/quilled-thank-you-cards-4-of-8.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/02/quilled-thank-you-cards-5-of-8.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/02/quilled-thank-you-cards-6-of-8.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/02/quilled-thank-you-cards-7-of-8.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/02/quilled-thank-you-cards-8-of-8.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/02/year-of-snake-quilling.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/02/all-things-paper-20-unique-projects.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/03/owl-die-cut-for-atc-swap.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/03/3d-cake-collection.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/04/folded-lucky-stars-tutorial.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/04/3d-cake-card-with-punched-flowers.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/04/shaping-die-punch-flowers.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/04/3d-cake-daisy-birthday-card.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/04/diy-flocking.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/04/3d-coffee-cake-birthday-card.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/04/die-punched-leaves-and-daiso-paper.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/04/quilling-birthday-cards.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/05/quilling-birthday-cards-2.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/05/quilling-birthday-cards-3.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/05/happy-mother-day-card-die-cut-tea-cup.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/05/flights-of-fancy-my-favorite-pop-ups.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/06/mysterious-stationery-box-all-things.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/06/monster-bookmark-free-die-cut-svg-dxf.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/06/happy-father-day-3d-die-cut-card.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/06/kite-ribbon-storage-hanger-svg-dxf-pdf.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/07/damask-chair-party-favor-box.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/08/printable-quilled-thank-you-card-and.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/08/printable-vintage-invitation-for.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/08/bride-dress-and-groom-tuxedo-party.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/09/paper-orchid-birthday-card.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/09/halloween-ghost-party-favor.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/09/halloween-ghost-party-favor.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/09/printable-halloween-skeleton-coffin.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/10/free-printable-snowflake-and-candy-cane.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/10/free-printable-snowflake-and-candy-cane.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/10/printable-owl-party-favor-box.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/10/halloween-owl-box-printable-and.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/10/bonus-owl-box-designs.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/10/peek-boo-here-is-3d-version-of-my-owl.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/11/paper-orchid-cards-and-party-favor-box.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/12/lizard-card-for-fia.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/11/quilling-christmas-snowflake-card-1-of-5.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/12/quilling-christmas-snowflake-card-2-of-5.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/12/quilling-christmas-snowflake-card-3-of-5.html

http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/12/quilling-christmas-snowflake-card-4-of-5.html
http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/12/quilling-christmas-snowflake-card-5-of-5.html
http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/12/quilled-heart.html
http://paperzen.blogspot.ca/2013/12/diy-tape-storage.html

4 comments:

  1. WONDERFUL PROJECTS! I particularly like the quilling!!! Thank you for sharing your year...looking forward to seeing what you create in 2014!
    Hugs and Happy New Year,
    Jan

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    1. Aw thanks so much Jan! What a great comment to read for my first day of 2014!!! Hugs and Happy New Year!
      Cecelia

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  2. Hi Cecelia !! good to see all these lovely projects in one post !! have a fabulous creative 2014 !! Hugs

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    1. Hi Suman. You're so sweet and always comment so quickly. I always love hearing from you. Have a crafty 2014!!!! Hugs, Cecelia

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