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My Favourite Posts of 2013


Apparently, I managed to blog 200 times this year! You might have missed some so I’ve picked out my ten favourite posts from the past twelve months. Enjoy!

1. Doodle Day in the Life
Me and Claire have been doing Day in the Life posts since 2007 and I’ve been meaning to do a doodle version for years. I’m glad I finally did.
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2. Ask Me Anything: Blogging
This post took forever to write but it’s packed full of pretty much everything I’ve learned in my fifteen years of blogging.
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3. Fun With Decals
My favourite thing I made this year is definitely the decals I designed for my Expedit unit. It still makes me very happy.
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4. In My Pencil Box
This was a really silly post about all the pens and pencils I use, but it was fun to do.
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5. National Railway Museum
The best place I visited this year, no contest.
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6. Adventures in Cross Stitch
I had almost forgotten I made these, yet another reason why I keep this blog going. I really need a new stitching project.
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7. Type Drawer Project
A project I am extremely pleased to have finally ticked off the list. I’ve been adding so many things since this post – I should do an update.
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8. Badge Box Frame
Who knew I managed so many crafty projects this year! This was a great brainwave.
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9. October Wallpapers
I’m sure we were all surprised that I managed to complete a year of free desktop (and a couple of iPhone) wallpapers. October was definitely my favourite and only recently ousted from my iPhone by December’s snowman.
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10. Gift Guide: My Top Sellers
Obviously I posted a LOT about new products and designs, but I think this is post I will enjoy looking back on in future to remember this crazy hectic Christmas and all those parcels I packed.
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Which were your favourites?


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