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    Thursday
    Jan192012

    GPP Crusade No. 59: Ta Da List {2011 Re-Cap}

    One of the best challenges on the web is the monthly GPP Crusade by Michelle Ward. I'm definitely one to focus on what I didn't do, so this was very therapeutic for me! Without further ado, the GPP Street Team Crusade No. 59: Make a Ta Da List.

    The 2011 Recap!

    ♥ drew mandalas + doodles + faces
    ♥ drew cityscapes
    ♥ created lots of art journal pages
    ♥ painted with acrylics and watercolors
    ♥ made a bunch of videos
    ♥ developed the creativity workshop El Parquesito Creativo
    ♥ taught an art journaling workshop at 21 Secrets with a group of amazing artists
    ♥ taught my first live art journaling workshop to a group of high school art teachers
    ♥ published 2 issues of the Daisy Yellow st|ART ezine {just released issue No. 3 this week}
    ♥ wrote Art Journaling 101 for Kids + Beginners
    ♥ facilitated Index-Card-A-Day Summer (and Fall) and wrote a list of 50+ things you can do with index cards
    ♥ incorporated little photos in my art journal pages
    ♥ shared a personal post about quirkiness that received the most comments ever {thank you}
    ♥ wrote art journaling without rules and a little of everything
    ♥ was iced in for a week in February, in which the girls and I all got strep, and 2 of us had birthdays
    ♥ shot lots and lots of photographs + worked hard to get better at photoshop
    ♥ made mixed media art on canvas {first canvas painting, Jan 2011}
    ♥ sewed curtains for my laundry room
    ♥ filled most of my exacompta journal {here's a video}
    bought a bike and rode it with the family
    ♥ developed the popular groovy printed papers tutorial
    ♥ made a lot of tollhouse cookies with the kids
    ♥ we built a gorgeous rainbow!
    ♥ did a review of every gelly roll pen imaginable
    stitched a lot of fabric together
    ♥ created postcards for Hanna's DIY postcard swap
    ♥ helped my 9 yr old convert her work of fiction into a blurb book
    ♥ developed lots of Creative Experiments and Kick-Start Art Journal prompts and No Frills Prompts
    ♥ participated in Creative Every Day and Art Every Day Month, created art all 30 days of November
    ♥ interviewed by Dawn DeVries Sokol at Create Mixed Media, Joyful Arts Studio and Wright Story
    ♥ submitted my artwork to a magazine for the first time {no matter what the outcome, I'm happy I did it}
    ♥ read 18 books

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    Reader Comments (15)

    Great TaDah!list. Congratulations. And most/best of all, thanks for sharing your creative explorations and fun with us over the year. We appreciate the inspiration.
    Cheers;

    01.20.2012 | Unregistered CommenterHonoré

    Excellent! Thanks for sharing your creativity on the web. You are so inspiring and I love your use of color! Never underestimate the impact you have in this world. Hugs from Alaska.

    01.20.2012 | Unregistered CommenterSherry

    Tammy - what an impressive list! Isn't it empowering to review what you've accomplished? Therapeutic is a good word. Bravo girl!! Congrats on the continued practices and new endeavors. Here's to more for 2012!! Thanks for sharing with your readers and the team!! (and I apprecaite your kind words)

    01.20.2012 | Unregistered Commentermichelle ward

    What a great list! I started doing this last year and I love it!

    01.20.2012 | Unregistered CommenterKirstin

    So impressive and what a wonderful index to your year's work! I checked out a couple of links that gave me just what I wanted so I think I will bookmark the entry.

    01.20.2012 | Unregistered CommenterWendy

    Hi Tammy, great to see you on the Crusade! What a list!?! Well done!

    01.20.2012 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle Brown

    Awesome job both tracking to make a list and all that composes the list. Hoping you feel filled and content with your accomplishments. Hoping that 2012 will prove to be just as exciting and productive as 2011 looked.

    01.21.2012 | Unregistered CommenterCarol

    Thank you everyone for your positive words! ~ Tammy

    01.21.2012 | Registered Commentergypsy

    Phew! That's quite a list you have there and some very cool accomplishments. Love the gelly roll pen reviews :-)

    01.21.2012 | Unregistered CommenterCath

    Wait a minute.

    Focus on what you didn't do? You did EVERYTHING! Holy moly! This is an astounding list of achievements. congrats on a great TA-DA list. And thanks for all the links. A treasure trove.

    01.21.2012 | Unregistered CommenterChris

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