best of 2010 …

January 4, 2011

happy new year!

i hope your holidays went well.  i took a little break for the holidays around here, and it looks like i’ve been enjoying it since i’ve been a little absent.

i thought my first post for the new year would be a little look back at 2010.  some favorite posts from the armelle blog, and a few things i was able to accomplish.

here goes nothing..

:: my first homemade fruit tart.  i’m drooling right now… ::
::  finishing our basement, and my own studio… a peek at my stained concrete floor ::
::  wall-papering for the first time.  birds and butterflies wallpaper for my studio ::

:: i finally picked out two new desks for my studio ::
:: made this awesome risotto.. seriously so good! ::
:: participated in many handmade shows, including the bijou market in an orchard ::
::  made lots, and lots, and lots… of new jewelry for shows and the shop ::
::  made some fun DIY freezer paper stencil shirts ::
::  i made zucchini bread for the first time ::
wow!  what a fun year!!
i feel very blessed to have accomplished so much, since i really was wondering what in the world i did with my creative self this past year.   so, i hope you enjoyed the armelle blog in 2010!  and, as always thanks for reading.
i’m really looking forward to 2011! 
here are a few things i already have in the works for 2011 that i hope you are looking forward to with me…
* ezra and baby brothers big boy room/ nursery. {painted up a few things over the holidays i hope to share soon!}
* finishing touches to my studio.  hopefully, a big reveal, and lots of organization…
* a new baby boy!  due april 4th!
* new jewelry designs.
* cross my fingers… finally get my upstairs family room and kitchen decorated..  big plans made… need more money to accomplish all of it… {new kitchen table/chairs, rugs, entry way table, pillows, couches [i wish..], etc..
* lots of baking with my new kitchen aid mixer!
* put together our new workout room.  {mostly done!}
* put together our guest room and get the junk out of there.
bring on the new year!!

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