Monday, December 29, 2014

Top Ten of 2014 Blog Hop


Welcome to the Top Ten of 2014 Blog Hop!  Lots of great designers sharing their top ten projects of the year.  Thanks to Christine Meyer for putting this all together.  Make sure to leave a comment on each blog and you could win a gift certificate for $75.00 to the Paper Issues Store.  So if you leave a comment on each blog that's 24 entries for you and a chance at this awesome prize!
You have until January 4 to leave a comment and a winner will be picked on January 5!  

My 2014 was pretty amazing!  I got the chance to design for my very favorite company ever...Fancy Pants and several of my layouts that are my faves feature their product! I have included links to each layout, if you want to see the original posts or more info!


Team Into for Fancy Pants

And I got my first magazine cover!  Exciting!


My first cover for CARDS Magazine

A Valentine's layout with Bella Blvd and one of my favorite little guys to scrap!


February Practical Scrappers Blog Hop

I love this layout featuring Jillibean Soup and sweet Kate...a fantastic sketch from the talented Christine Meyer was used!


Practical Scrappers March Blog Hop

Love, love, love the Baggage Claim Collection from Quick Quotes!


Quick Quote Baggage Claim Explore

Another layout featuring Fancy Pants!  Awesome photo, a little hand stitching in the yo and fabulous Fancy Pants product.


Fancy Pants Nautical Fun

Yep, more Fancy Pants, Be Different with the adorable Mr. Jack! This was in the May Newsletter for Fancy Pants!


Fancy Pants May Newsletter~Mr. Jack

A Sunny layout for the Samantha Walker Creative Team featuring her Carta Bella Summer Lovin' Collection, a fun shaker box that I made with one of her files, and the fabulous Miss Kate gracing the page.


Samantha Walker Sunny tutorial

More Fancy Pants with their True Friend Collection in the October Fancy Pants Newsletter!  Check out those cute cousins!



And like I said, it's been an amazing year...the birth of our first grand baby.  The layout below features more Fancy Pants True Friend and our precious grand daughter!  
She's a Big Deal!


Fancy Pants You're A Big Deal

Thanks for hopping with us and make sure to leave a comment for your chance to win that awesome Paper Issues gift certificate.  I would love to know which of my top ten is your favorite~
And the complete hop list is below in case you get lost along the way!

2014 Blog Hop List
Cathy Harper



62 comments:

Mendi said...

Such great layouts with so many fun details! I love that you share my love for all things colorful! :)

Shari Dancer-Thomas said...
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Shari Dancer-Thomas said...

Loved the globe layout-scraplifting it for sure!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

These are all amazing!!! LOVE them!!!!

Jingle said...

These are all such great choices! That Cousins layout is my favorite, though, for sure! It is just the perfect balance of color, elements, and design. I absolutely love it!

Laura Turcotte said...

All of these projects are over the top amazing!!

Carrie Walz said...

Always enjoy your work, thanks for sharing!!

Miriam Prantner said...

Great projects! What a thrill the cover must have been!

Raechelle Bellus said...

your work screams fun and energy! Awesome layouts!

Monika Wright | I Love It All said...

Okay, magazine cover? Wow! Congrats, that's so awesome!

Emily said...

These are great layouts! I love the explore layout.

antenucci said...

Love that globe layout and the first one!

Kelly said...

Gorgeous layouts!~

Kelly Sroka said...

Cute layouts! Love the Sunny one!

Mary Livermont said...

I love all of your amazing work, Cathy!

Leah Crowe said...

Such gorgeous layouts and cards!! Looks like you've had a fabulous year! Congrats. :)

scrappin_in_AK said...

wonderful projects and great prize

jkstiles77 said...

Such cute layouts ... especially loved the Summer Beach layout!

Kim A. said...

Love your super cute layouts!!

I have really enjoyed the blog hop!! Thank you ALL for the inspiration!!!

Pam said...

Such beautiful layouts !

Doris said...

Hard to chose, but really like fancy pants your a big deal layout.

Monique Liedtke said...

Awesome!!!! projects!!! Going to pin the February and March pages! LOVE love love them!!

Sindi Jeffers said...

Beautiful work! I think the first layout is my favorite. :)

cghundley said...

Great designs on
your projects. I
really like the
Valentine's layout
with Bella Blvd.
Carla from Utah

Amy C. said...

Your layouts are so fun and colorful! My favorite is the "Sunny" layout with the shaker element.

Cheryl Husmann said...

Everything is so colorful and crisp. Love them all.

Taunya Butler said...

Wow - you are amazing and I loved the layout about the little boy who stole your heart!! So dang cute and so awesomely done!! You are so talented!!

Iris said...

My fave is the Fancy Pants Cousins layout.
isoscia at aol com

Debbie Skluzak said...

Wonderful work. Your layouts where colorful and fun.

SavannaLea said...

great layouts... I think my fav is "there is a boy that stole my heart"

Jean said...

Such fun and colorful layouts!!

Ruby N said...

I love the card for Cards magazine!

Deborah Johnson said...

Love the projects.

Sandy Ross said...

Fabulous bright and cheery layouts!

Janet Zeppa said...

So many gorgeous projects!

Christine said...

I think that circle one with the JB soup is still one of my faves!

That Becky Girl said...

Love your use of all the Fancy pants!

Mandi Holmes said...

So many loving things. Congrats on the cover feature.

Marcia Dehn-Nix said...

Cathy you are amazing. I love everything you do. Wishing you a fabulous 2015!

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

Fabulous layouts!

ScrapaDiddle said...

I love the cover for the cards mag! Happy 2015!

Debbi Tehrani said...

So many terrific layouts! The Explore one is my favorite. You have a super-fun style that I love!

Roseanna C said...

Love the Mr Jack layout. thanks for the inspiration.

Amanda Johnson said...

These are amazing! Fancy Pants is my favorite also..must have been a dream come true to design for them!

crimsonowlcreations said...

Beautiful designs! So much fun and color!

Michelle James said...

Your work is gorgeous every single time. I love the card pn the cover. Awesome!! You never cease to amaze and inspire. Thanks!

Linda C. said...

Loved all your layouts - pinned several. Thanks for sharing.

Karenladd said...

So fun...but my favorite is Explore with the creative design and that globe!

Melissa said...

So pretty!

stacie d said...

Love your creative work!! Beautiful!

SHartl said...

Oh wow, your layouts are so cute but I really love the One year old one because it's so fun and sweet!

Mary Holshouser said...

Congratulations on your cover photo. the layouts are so pretty. So many different types of embellishments for backgrounds.
thanks for sharing some wonderful projects.
happy new year

Kelly Jean said...

Eeek so many exciting things for you this year. Your pages are beautiful! Great ending to the hop!

Beatrice Lawson said...

"Yo" was gorgeous, but then I am partial to Fancy Pants:-) loved the Sunny layout a lot too!

Jdarling said...

These are all so adorable!

rlovew said...

Wonderful layouts! Such a cute subject in them as well.

Cara G said...

I love, love, love your fun style Cathy...if I have to choose just one I'll say the sunshine/fox one with cute little Kate....but I love 'em all!! Happy New Year!!

Ruth G said...

Thanks so much for sharing these fabulous layouts! My favorite is the one using True Friends! I just love this collection and the adorable picture of the two cuties is perfect with this bright, fun collection! Have a fantastic, inspired 2015!

Heather Thompson said...

love it, What a great accomplishment to be featured on a mag cover, what a great year for you.

Ange said...

These are all so beautiful! Great projects Cathy. I still remember when you first posted He Stole my Heart and I still LOVE it!!

Wyogem said...

I love the "cousins" layout - just because the colors are so fun! Here's hoping 2015 will be a craft-filled year for all of us.

Rose Santuci-Sofranko said...

I think I'm too late for the hop but just wanted to say that your creations are SO cute! I need to share your great blog with my Crafts group on FB! God bless you and yours in 2015 and always! ILuvTheEucharist @ aol.com