Thursday, November 8, 2012

walking down memory lane....


Hello!


I didn't get enough crafting done over the weekend to have posts for my blog!  Isn't it funny that I literally went from 8 Design Teams from earlier this year down to 3 active ones and my crafting has considerably slowed down?  

The other thing is the batteries are dead on the camera and the boy can't find the charger...sigh...it is his camera...I'll have to pick up a charger tonight after work so that I can post some stuff on the 'ole blog!

I thought this might be a fun post...

My first 4 blogged cards!






Photography alone is hugely different which is interesting.  I went back to my blog to see if I was sporadically posting and nope, I started off as a daily blogger and still do blog on a daily basis...taking a vacation typically once a year:)

My favorite card is the Wasabi Chandelier...I can still see that being a design that I'd use today....honestly, that first card makes me cringe but I remember being so proud of myself for starting my blog....I had tried to start one previously, but was so technologically frustrating that it never got up and running.

So how about another golb ydnac situation?

Post your first 4 blogged cards...if you don't have a blog, link your first 4 posted cards using a different forum {flickr, SCS Gallery etc}....

and 

pop back here to link up.

Up for grabs is a "box of shame"...oh man, when I read that over on JJ Bolton's blog I totally cracked up....I'm totally guilty of that...buying stuff because I LOVED it and then....poof....not using them...all the while they sit unloved {cue the violins}.

I want to announce the winner at the same time as the others so this will close the same time that the others do...Friday evening at 11:59 pm PDT.


26 comments:

Sherry Eckblad said...

YOU'VE come a long way baby. :-)

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Love this... yes your photography has improved! But glad to hear you're still passionate about card making all these posts later! First four posted cards... humm... will have to have a look (cringe).

Scrapaddict said...

OK as if FF is not enough? I actually still have these four cards. Thanks for taking us back to the future!

Evelin said...

haha... my first (many) cards made me cringe too..... but it's nice to see how we have grown, right? :)

Maybe I will look back in a couple of years and cringe again but oh well, that's good too cos it means progression... hehe..

HUGs! Love yoU!

Jessi Fogan said...

Oh yes, box of shame...perhaps 'crate of shame' would better apply for me? So many ridiculous things kicking around. And when I started my blog, I was using the scanner. You've been warned. It's not pretty.

Wida said...

I love this post! So fun to walk down memory lane with you!

Lynn Le5 said...

OMG! How funny to look back! I've only been making cards for almost a year and I'm too embarrassed to link them up! Yuck!

Lynn Le5 said...

Okay... you got me...my 4 cards are up! Yuck!
Thanks for the memories...lol
Cheers!

Annette said...

oh now this is fun..I love your cards... it is amazing how we grow as crafters and we also start to take better pictures too.. so fun..thanks for sharing..

Lillian Child said...

Here's the link to my first blog cards ... what a difference a few years make! It's funny how our creative styles change!

http://lillianchild.blogspot.com/2010/07/card-creations.html

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

hehehehehe... you know I only started card making a couple of years ago...and I AM STILL WAITING for ME to advance to GOOD at IT! LOL!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeee these my friend!! And I love you!!!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

soooooooooo.. I can't promise it's my FIRST one -- however -- I think you will love the one I linked *wink* :)

Mary-Anne V said...

What a fun idea to go back and look at our cards...since I am less than a year into posting my cards I am still learning to use Flickr. So when I link up it will be my first card I posted.

Rose said...

well i love looking back on your cards but no way am i going to repost mine! you got me to do that before ;) lol

Rose said...

just realized this is the first time i was able to tell you no!! lol

Lynnda said...

ahhh.... no matter what...I still love your earlier creations!!!!

he he... hmmm will try to link up... hugs..xoxo

Miriam Prantner said...

Always kind of makes me cringe to look back, but I'm making progress, and that's good!

Karenladd said...

finally found the Linky and linked up there instead of trying to link in my post! Don't have a blog so linked to Flickr. Love seeing your early cards and i agree that the wasabi chandelier is AWESOME!!

Karenladd said...

Trying to find the "box of shame" reference on JJ's blog but Ican't...but I suspect we all have one (or 2) tucked away in our craft closet!

Melissa Shea said...

I bet your glossy accents is in one of those boxes!

I'll have to dig through my archives! Hopefully I won't cringe too much!!

Alice Wertz said...

you have sticked to your clean style from the beginning and they are fabulous! i know i'd cringe if i go back a look at my own. thanks for sharing yours!

Michelle said...

That was fun. giggling I couldn't even remember mine. I do like one of them still. snicker

Funny, I just gave a 'box of shame' away this week on craigslist. ~hanging head~ Who knew I liked to shop for total strangers? rofl

Trinh said...

It's amazing to see the change isn't it? I'll have to look back at my first cards but not sure I'm brave enough to share.

Sylvia said...

That sounds like fun, Amy, but I don't need any more shame, I have a lifetime of it to give away! Have a wonderful weekend.

Char said...

Not my very first ones, for some reason I didn't keep a record of those :) but these are from a year into it...so still early.

Lyndal said...

Just though I'd add my first four here too - not that long a walk down memory lane though as it was just over a year ago :) http://lyndalhiggins.blogspot.com.au/2012/11/first-four.html