Saturday 31 December 2016

2016 Review

Hi Bloggers.

Well it's goodbye to 2016 so today I thought I'd share some of my favourite cards with you from this year month by month.

January -
You can read how this card was made here.

February -
You can read how this card was made here.

March -
You can read how this card was made here.

April -
You can read how this card was made here.

May -

You can read how this card was made here.

June -
You can read how this card was made here.

July -

You can read how this card was made here.

August -
You can read how this card was made here.

September -
You can read how this card was made here.

October -
You can read how this card was made here.

November -
You can read how this card was made here.

December -
You can read how this card was made here.

Hope you've enjoyed this trip down memory lane - it's been hard to pick some months! Don't forget there's every post I've ever written available for you to view anytime - just pick a year/month from the menu in the right-hand bar of this blog.

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  1. Morning Julia, Happy Hogmanay, what a lovely trip down memory lane they are all beautiful.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Hi Julia
    Oh what a beautiful collection of cards.I love each and everyone.Thank you for all your inspiration and sharing it with all your bloggers.
    I wish you and your loved ones a Happy New Year.
    Jan x

  3. Hi Julia and crafters all
    What a fantastic walk down the crafting year all these cards a beautiful - thank you!!!!!
    Wishing you a very Happy and healthy 2017
    Love and crafty hugs to all
    Tina T xxxx

  4. Morning Julia.
    Thank you so much.
    Happy healthy and prosperous 2017.

  5. Beautiful cards-my favourites are January, November & December.

    Wishing you a very happy,healthy & crafty New Year.


  6. Lovely reminder of cards over the last year. Have a great new year xx hazel

  7. Good morning Julia, a lovely way to finish 2016. Beautiful cards. Wishing you a very Happy and Healthy new year.
    Marion S x

  8. Good morning Julia this is such a lovely way to end the year. It is so nice to see these cards highlighted again. Happy New Year to you and your family I hope it is a good one. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  9. Hi Julia
    A beautiful selection of cards, August and November are my favourites. Thank you for all your wonderful demos on Hochanda and the fabulous inspiration you've given to everyone throughout 2016. Wishing you a happy and healthy 2017.
    B xx

  10. All are fab, my favourites are January, February, August and September. Happy New Year Julia.
    Annette x

  11. Good Morning Julia, 12 beautiful cards all so strking in their own way but my personal favourite is August I love the background its so pretty.
    I hope 2017 is a better one for you and your family. Thank you for everything Julia. hugs Shirleyxxxx

  12. What a wonderful selection, Julia. I am not even going to try picking out a favourite.

    Happy New Year

    Anne (Northampton)

  13. Morning Julia,
    HAPPY NEW YEAR to you and your family.
    Love the cards you have chosen, thwey are all lovely but my favourite is February.

  14. Hi Julia,
    Everyone a winner and I am lucky enough to have the January one and it's even better in the flesh........just want to say thank you for all your hard work and card making has come on in leaps and bounds since following you. I hope that 2017 will be a happy and healthy one for you and yours.
    Love and hugs
    Janet xx

  15. Hi Julia. What a stunning set of cards, so pleased you didn't ask us to pick our favourite. Happy New Year. SueL x

  16. What a trip julia loved them all thank you happy new year to you and yours thank you for everything god bless
    June horrocks xxxxxx

  17. Good morning Julia

    That was a lovely trip down memory lane showing your fabulous cards, thank you

    Happy New Year and all the very best for 2017

    June x

  18. What beautiful cards I particularly like August and November thanks for sharing your knowledge and inspiration and I look forward to seeing you in 2017
    Happy new year to you all xxx

  19. Hi Julia, a lovely little snippet of some of your beautiful creations throughout the year. I wish you and your family, a very Happy New Year, and a creative and successful 2017. Take care. Bx

  20. Some of my favourites here too. Happy New Year to you and yours and many thanks for all your inspiration this year xx

  21. it's been a pleasure to see your cards throughout the year. All the best to you and your family for 2017

  22. Morning Julia, oh what a fantastic selection you are showing here, they are amazing and show your talent to everyone.

    Wishing everyone a prosperous, healthy, safe and happy New Year 2017

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

  23. Such beautiful cards and such Talent.
    Thank you Julia
    Best wishes for 2017 to you and your Family. xx
    Elaine H X

  24. Hello Julia.

    Such a lovely selection. I'm glad I didn't have to choose them, it would have been such a hard choice, I'm glad I have them all pined, lol. Thanks for all your demo's and sharing through the year. I wish you and yours a Happy and Healthy New Year.

    Best wishes

  25. I just love that selection of cards, ask me to pick a favourite, no they are all beautiful, I just love your cards, your inspiration, your techniques, I always know when I am looking for something I can rely on finding under inkyfingerzone and Julia will be there to help me. I wish you a most wonderful 2017, may all your dreams come true !!!! Much luv Ursula xx

  26. All beautiful julia x I can see why they are your favourites although I would not have been able to pick x thankyou for sharing your wonderful creations and look forward to next years x
    Theresa w x

  27. Thanks Julia for a great card review of 2016
    Wishing you a great 2017


  28. Hi Julia Gorgeous cards and so many ideas to try thank you

    Wishing you a Very Happy New Year
    xxx jeanie.e

  29. Great year of beautiful cards with loads of new techniques to learn. Thank you for sharing. Wishing you a fantastic New Year.

  30. What an amazing collection Julia. You have given me so much inspiration during the year - thank you.
    Wishing you and all the Bloggers a Happy New Year.

  31. Lovely trip down memory lane and thank you for the link to the original post

  32. Such a wonderful selection of cards and a beautiful reminder of all the ispiration you give to everyone.
    Happy New Year to you and your family and to everyone on the blog.


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