WOYWW 52: The Best Of WOYWW 2010

My WOWYY Altered Challenge Project
Hands-Down One Of My Crafty Highlights Of 2010!

Welcome to The Best Of What’s On Your Workspace Wednesday – a post designed to look back at my first year of WOYWW blogging and commemorate my favorite WOYWW moments of 2010!

It’s Hard To Craft When Such Beautiful Distractions Abound!

I began my WOYWW journey last January, with an introduction to Legend and the smallest of peeks into my world. I met my first three WOYWWers that day – Chrissie, Carmen, and the legendary Julia herself!

Queen Julia Drools Over Oodles Of Stash
While The Eagle-Eyed Elizabeth Admires My Screensaver!

As the weeks passed, that window widened, and I began to share more of my desk, my projects, and my life. Strangers turned into friends that I looked forward to sharing a little slice of my life with each week, and whose world I enjoyed vicariously peeking into as well!

Sweet Tsunami’s Window Into The World

Here are a few highlights from my first year of WOYWW:

Slip Sliding Away
Legend Creates His Own Slip & Slide While My Focus Is Elsewhere

The Altered Torso Project – More To Come In 2011!
Legend And The Label Maker
My Maine Coon Has Some Good Old-Fashioned Fun!

Happy New Year to you all – and here’s to another year of priceless WOYWW memories!

Another View Of My Altered Challenge Project

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  1. The Pilot's Wife says:

    Already a follower of yours, just stopping by from the Tuesday Tag You're It Blog Hop!

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  3. Pam says:

    Tsunami is the sweetest! Thanks for the recap and here's to a great 2011 for us all!

  4. jude says:

    Wow how beautiful to look back over the WOYWWERS past year .I dore your altered art project just love the colours lilac.Here's wishing you happy healthy new year.And another year for WOYWWING!
    hugs judex5

  5. Marjo says:

    I love this post and the peek into this past year! I am still a WOYWW newbie. Thanks so much for sharing, btw love your kitty!

    Hugs, Marjo #10

  6. Hands to Work, Hearts to God says:

    Legend is one talented cat! Nice trip down memory lane! Patsy from

  7. Grammy Mouse says:

    I like the posts where the kitties give you a hand the best 😉 ~Faythe~ GMT~

  8. Rachel says:

    What a brilliant idea: your year in review! Thank you for highlighting your wonderful torsos. I've drawn so many of them, but done nothing more with them. I am inspired!

    Thank you and have a very happy New Year.
    cheers, rachel #15

  9. peggy aplSEEDS says:

    thanks for sharing all those wonderful 2010 pics. great projects and Tsunami and Legend are just adorable!
    happy new year, Ramona!

  10. Ohhh Snap says:

    It's hard to believe it's almost 2011. Lovely altered project and oh my what a delicious stash and workdesk!! What is the attraction cats have to rolls of paper towels? I'm always finding them knocked over and kicked about lol.

    TFS and Happy New Year 😀

  11. Sheila says:

    Love the year in review!

  12. oneoff says:

    I've really enjoyed looking at the review of your year – what a great idea! I only joined WOYWW in October, so it was a brilliant opportunity to catch up on your altered project (love it), the torsos, and the lovely Legend. I am not sure if you will ever get to use a label as the machine, is, of course, for making cat toys!

    Bernie #17

  13. Sherry Goodloe says:

    Thanks for the year in review 🙂

    I'm #20 on the WOYWW list this week. Stop by for a visit when you get a chance.

    Happy *almost* New Year!

  14. Sid says:

    Lot's of lovely creations and your desk is so well organised (wish mine was !!)

  15. Terry Blais says:

    Terrific photos and sentiments! Happy New Year to you.

    Terry #25

  16. Minxy says:

    Thanks for the look back, i still envy the size of your desk, and your beautiful kittys.
    I don't remember seeing the postbox project, it's fab.
    Happy WOYWW and have a great new year.
    hugs Minxy #33

  17. ProudArmyWife21 says:

    Love this very cute!

    New follower!!

  18. sandra de says:

    What a lovely collection of Legend moments in 2010. Look forward to seeing what you all get up to in 2011. Have a lovely new year.
    Sandra #29

  19. S says:

    Fun look back, thanks for sharing. Happy New Year. S #48

  20. Debgem says:

    What a lovely way to remember the year!! Your cat is just wonderful – such a character. How do you manage to craft when he's around?

    Happy 2011 to you.

  21. Bleubeard and Elizabeth says:

    I really enjoyed the look back! It has been so much fun, hasn't it? The photos you chose are priceless, too.

    I hope you had a great Christmas. Little did I know when I left suddenly last Wednesday that I would not have access to the internet. I didn't even get to wish you a Merry Christmas, and now it's time to wish you good fortune, happiness, and fun in 2011. And Bleubeard wants to wish Tsunami and Legend catnip dreams in 2011, too. All the best to you, dear friend.

  22. Made By Gen says:

    You are very creative my dear. Thanks for the follow am already a follower…

  23. Anne says:

    Thank you for the look back at 2010.
    Legend is a dab paw with the labeller !!!
    Look forward to seeing your workdesk in2011
    Anne xxx

  24. Esther says:

    What a lovely idea..I haven't made it through my first WOYWW year yet but enjoyed looking back over yours…Have a Happy New Year, Esther (#60)xx

  25. Terry says:

    Love your altered piece, so beautiful! I have a hard enough time completing projects with my Dalmatian under feet. Can't even imagine if she could be up on desk tops! Have a wonderful New Year!

  26. JoZart says:

    Lovely look down the memory lane of this year. Thanks for sharing and may 2011 bring only good things,
    joZarty x

  27. Chelle says:

    Your desk looks like you have been very busy. I made a couple of torso cards as well and just love how they turned out. Happy new year. #64

  28. Sheri says:

    Oh my gosh, our Maine Coon was hit by a car a couple of years ago, your photos remind me of him so much. He was the best cat EVER.

  29. Maggie's Crafts says:

    Great pics! Great creations! Thank you for sharing. 🙂

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    Happy New Year!


  30. ANewYear says:

    Wow, you have a really nice workspace. I recognize some of those boxes. 😉
    Happy New Year

  31. Elizabeth says:

    Hi, what a lovely trip down your memory lane – love the photo of Tsunami at the windowsill and the Priceless Memories project. I wish you and yours a Very Good New Year. Elizabeth #57

  32. Lila Castro says:

    Lovely altered project Tsunami and Legend are just adorable,have a great new year.

  33. Raynata says:

    Love your projects! I found you from blog hop and I'll be back!

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  36. Crystal Jigsaw says:

    Such beautiful pictures, especially where kitty is looking out of the window. Aww!

    CJ xx

  37. Twiglet says:

    Great post! Happy New Year!

  38. aquariann says:

    Lovely highlights! Your kitty is awesome. ^.^

    Btw, thanks so much for participating in my Autumn Blog Hop. I hope you'll return for my Winter Blog Hop.

  39. Dragon says:

    Lovely retrospective … I only started late but really enjoying it all…. Fab projects

  40. Mel says:

    Your cat is beautiful! I have never heard of WOYWW before. I would be too embarrassed to show mine 🙂 Found you from the blog hop at Just Married. Have a GREAT day! Please stop by.

    Trailing After God

  41. olive says:

    thanks for sharing, love the photos of your cat, obviously a creative type, so helpful!!!! love your projects… have a great 2011. xx

  42. Carmen says:

    Me? Oh wow – can't believe a year has flown by already 🙂

    Love your look back. Here's to another year ahead – Happy crafty New Year 🙂

  43. GeorgiaBE says:

    Very creative! You had me clicking all over your blog playing catch-up since I just found you! I'm a new follower and would love it if you came by and checked out my spot in the clouds: http://georgiabe.blogspot.com

  44. Susan says:

    Thanks for the recap! Love your gorgeous kitty!
    Happy final WOYWW for 2010 and Happy 2011!
    Susan #13

  45. jen says:

    Beautiful post!
    Hope you have a wonderful New Year:)

  46. B @ Sweet Limes says:

    Sewing is totally my thing so I love those torso's of yours but that mail box just stopped me in my tracks. BEYOND AMAZING!

  47. Becky@Beyond The Picket Fence says:

    I love the altered torsos. I used to do all the altered art–so many moons ago. Found I liked altering big time junk better :). Thanks for following my blog!

  48. Amanda T says:

    Thanks for joining in this week for Wobble Over Wednesday. Hope to see you next week too 🙂

    Amanda T

  49. Johnnie says:

    I love the altered torsos, and that cat is killing me with cuteness. Stopping by to invite you to come check out week 5 of Thrifty Thursdays. Happy New Year!


  50. Julia Dunnit says:

    Ramona that's a lovely thing to do – and how lovely that in WOYWW at least, it'sbeen a year of highlights! So glad you joined us, stay won't you! Happy New Year.

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