Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Seasons Givings Blog Hop and Ten Faves for 2019


HELLO! Welcome to 2019 Season's Givings Blog Hop! We are all so thrilled to have inspired you throughout 2019 and are planning on more of the same for 2020! Each blog participating in the hop will have a giveaway as a THANK YOU!

I am offering this Altenew set as a thank you prize...please leave one comment on this blog post to participate. Comments are open through January 7th. A random drawing will occur on January 8th for the winner. 



I've picked my favorite ten cards for 2019. Hope that you like them too! Blog posts are linked beneath the photo.

















Here's the blog hop list:

Deborah Saaranen (you are here!)



 Thanks for stopping by and best wishes on the drawings!





109 comments:

Isabel Z said...

Happy New Year and may 2020 bring you many blessings. Thank you for the generous prize .

Fikreta said...

Happy New Year !
very nice cards!
thanks for the chance!

Debbie said...

Lovely cards. Happy New Year!

Tami Grant said...

Happy New Year and thank you for the opportunity to win this great prize. Love your cards, thank you for sharing your creativity.

Fabiola said...

Quelle magnifique façon de débuter l'année, une magnifique carte et un magnifique prix à gagner. Bonne et heureuse année à tous.

Laurie said...

Your samples are so lovely! Happy New Year!

Barb said...

Happy Happy New year. Great Projects! ❤️Thanks for the opportunity to win this awesome prize!

CJ said...

Lovely work!Thank you for the opportunity to win an Altnew set. I've never tried one because the samples I see are so beautiful, I'm afraid my attempts wouldn't do the stamps justice. Dare I try? Thank you for sharing your cards with us!

Darlene G said...

Happy new year. These were some of my favorites also. Thank you.

Judy Inukai said...

Your cards are beautiful and very inspiring. Thank you for sharing your talent and a chance to win.

Chris said...

Happy New Year to you! Thanks for the chance to win!

amee said...

Your cards are so beautiful!

Becca Yahrling said...

Wow, how did you pick only 10?! These are all just gorgeous!!!
Happy New Year to you and continued success in your beautiful
projects. :-)

Natalie said...

Love your cards! Happy New Year's
natgodfrey4@gmail.com

SLMPetersen said...

Your cards are stunning!

bn100 said...

nice cards
bn100candg at hotmail dot com

ellyscard creatief said...

Happy New Year. Thanks for the chance to win a lovely stampset.

Margaret Marshall said...

Happy new year and thank you for sharing your inspiring work.

Deb Selby said...

Great looking cards.

Deb Lockhart said...

Wow, the complexity of your cards is amazing. Very beautiful! Happy New Year!

Susanm said...

Beautiful cards. Thanks for the opportunity to win a great stamp set.

Mary Holshouser said...

The cards are gorgeous. I can see
why they are your favorites. Love
the color combinations. thanks
for sharing. Happy New Year
txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

Jean said...

Simply lovely works of art! Happy New Year~

Jean Maxwell said...

Your cards are beautiful.

New Creations said...

Happy New year! Your work is so beautiful!
Thanks for the chance to win this generous giveaway!

Lauri Bacalzo said...

Happy New Year!
Your no line watercolor card is gorgeous!
Altenew makes wonderful stamps and dies.
Thank You for sharing your beautiful cards and thank you for being part of the blog hop.

Cheriese said...

Your cards are so lovely! Happy 2020!

Denise Bryant said...

Your creations are just beautiful! Glad you shared some of your favorites!
I'm enjoying the Seasons Givings blog hop, and wishing everyone a happy and healthy new year along the way!

Bergen said...

Pretty, pretty, pretty! Happy 2020 to you!!

Patti H. said...

Happy New Year! I love all these gorgeous cards, especially the first one! I love the beautiful simplicity & soft coloring! Thanks for the opportunity to win a prize!

christi said...

love the layers that you use in your cards. they are beautiful. thanks for participating in this hop.

Sue D said...

Thanks for sharing your wonderful cards and for the chance to win this versatile set.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Melanie Hungerford said...

Your floral cards are beautiful! Thank you for sharing your talent!

Teresa Doyle said...

Your cards are all so beautiful Deborah especially the Beautiful Flowers card, I love that stamp so much.
Happy New Year to you and your family.

stratton24 said...

Your cards are beautiful- I like your beech trees! Thank you for the inspiration!

Lisa Olson said...

Thanks for the chance to win this fun giveaway!

Michele K. Henderson said...

Hi Deb! I love ALL of your pretty projects! Thanks for being a part of Seasons Giving! Have a great 2020!
Crafty Hugs!
Michele K. Henderson
crimsonowl@comcast.net

Bunny said...

You are definitely a hearts and flowers girl. Lovely work.

Thank you for giving back,
[Bunny]

Jingle said...

Very pretty cards! Wishing you a Happy New Year!

Keiren Dunfee said...

Beautifully classic cards. I especially like the black and white card with the bee, so elegant!

Karthikha said...

Happy New Year :) Beautiful set of cards! Thank you for the giveaway :)

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Oh these are all beautiful. Thank you for the chance to win. Happy New Year!!!

Jan G. said...

I am loving your unique backgrounds behind your stamps. Beautiful use of colors and design. Happy New Year!

maxibim said...

Love that Altanew set! Thank you for the opportunity.

SandArt said...

You do beautiful work, Deborah!
With so many bloggers on this hop, I limited my comments to those whose style resonates with mine and with a giveaway I would use. This hop has introduced me to some really creative people, like you! Looking forward to seeing more of your work. Best wishes for a great 2020!

Basement Stamper said...

Thanks for the chance to win and Happy New Year!

Andrea Murdock said...

your cards are just gorgeous! Look forward to seeing more xo

Andre M. said...

Happy new year! I can see why these are your faves, they are absolutely beautiful! I'm happy to have discovered you via this hop, thanks for offering this lovely prize!

Anonymous said...

Marisela Delgado said: Beautiful cards and a great prize. thank you. mariandmonsterd@yahoo.com

Jeanne Beam said...

Happy New Year! Love your wonderful cards.
Thanks for a chance to win...

Wendy Lambert said...

Happy New Year! I love your style, your cards are just gorgeous.

Bethany said...

Happy New year! Your cards are beautiful!

Arlene A said...

Happy New Year and Thank you!

Beverly S. said...

Beautiful work on your cards! Here's wishing you a happy, healthy and crafty New Year!

Gail Davidson said...

Your cards are very elegant Deborah and it's clear to see you choose your sentiment fonts very carefully. Gorgeous! I have subscribed to your blog. Have a wonderful 2020! davidson.gail22@gmail.com

Kailash said...

Happy New Year!

Neva Cole said...

Such pretty cards! Thanks for the giveaway and here is to a prosperous 2020!

Karen Letchworth said...

Your cards are stunning, Deb. What wonderful creations. Thank you for being part of this amazing event and celebration of giving. It's such a special event. May you be blessed in return.
Karen Letchworth

DorothyA said...

You are such a beautiful artist! I love your watercoloring. I think I can make something similar to these cards. Thank you for sharing!

Dana M said...

Gorgeous cards for 2019! Happy New Year and best wishes for a wonderful 2020!

Arianna Barbara said...

Happy New Year!!!
Wow!!! Awesome set of cards!!! Fabulous colouring!!!

Surekha Galagoda said...

Dear Deborah
A very happy New Year to you and your family with blessings of Good health and happiness always. Love your coloring so much. You are so gifted.
Each and everyone of you have held my hand and colored my world with happiness.
With loads of Love and gratitude

Beverly Perdue said...

I enjoyed seeing all of your beautiful projects. I'm partial to the cards with flowers. I have a weakness for flower stamps and dies. Hope you have a happy and healthy new year.

Jo Malicoat said...

I just love Altenew stamps - their florals are beautiful, but what I really love is their stamp sets always have such gorgeous leaves!

Beach Girl 115 said...

I love your colorful backgrounds on your cards. Thanks for the chance to win and Happy New Year!

Dawn S. said...

Your cards are beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win, and Happy New Year!

MJ's Kraze said...

Lovely cards. The birch woods are my favorite. Happy New Year.

Dee Earnshaw said...

sweet cards - thanks for the chance

Renee VanEpps said...

Oh wow, your cards are beautiful and so elegant! Happy New Year and thanks for the chance to win a pretty stamp set!

DisenosdelCorazon said...

Happy New Year and thanks for the chance to win.

BobbisTreasure said...

Love your cards! Thank you for the chance to win. BobbisTreasure at aol dot com

Kathleen said...

This is my first time visiting your blog - your cards are beautiful!

Mary-Anne V said...

Wow beautiful cards. Happy New year!

Natalie said...

Love that Christmas tree card, so pretty!! Happy New Year!

karenajo said...

Beautiful cards - such a lovely variety! Thanks for the inspiration and a chance to win! This hop is a wonderful idea!

Kimmers said...

Happy New Year! Love the no line water coloring card!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Beautiful projects. Thanks for the chance. Happy New Year!

CandyraeT said...

Your cards are very unique. I love your ideas. I really like the set you have chosen to giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win.

Lauryne Cunningham said...

Beautiful cards! Your watercoloring on the first card is absolutely gorgeous!

cghundley said...

Such beautiful work
on your cards. Happy
New Year.
Carla from Utah

Lisa Byers said...

I love your lovely cards. I’m a big Altenew fan!! They have the most beautiful stamps!!

Natalie Winterstein said...

Gorgeous cards! Thanks for the chance to win!

Terri W said...

Love Your Cards and artwork!! Great prize for the Giveaway Ü Happy New Year

Rhonda said...

LOve those birch tree's and those hearts and those... well, ALL of them... Happy New year and thank you for the opp. to enter.

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

Wow your cards have such a elegant soft coloring and are so gorgeously done!!
@jordanbev5 on IG
Beverly Jordan
jordanbev5@yahoo.com

Indy's Designs said...

Happy New Year and thanks for being part of this amazing and generous hop! Beautiful cards!

Elaine said...

Your cards are beautiful.

Barbara-Jean said...

Beautiful cards. I've just come to know altenew this year and am glad I did!

Brooke said...

Your cards are all so beautiful. I especially like the Christmas tree.

Laraine R said...

Happy 2020! Fabulous creations!

Paula said...

Happy New Year - wishing you much happiness in 2020!

Your cards are absolutely fabulous! I love stamping, but I have a ways to go to create as well as you do!

V. K. said...

Love all your card creations just beautiful. Happy New Year to you and thank you for the giveaway.

Pam Weiss said...

Happy New Year Crafters! Beautiful creation & thanks for a chance to win!

Super Stick Chick said...

Happy New Year! Love your work! Can't wait to see your new creative ideas in 2020!

Ann Marie S. said...

Happy 2020! I like the way you used the oval behind the tree in the sparkling tree card. Thank you for the opportunity to win!

sarascloset said...

Your cards are gorgeous! I love your coloring! Thank you for the generous prize! It would be fun to win these and give an entire different style a try!

Carrie said...

Happy New Year! Love your creations and that no-line water coloring is beautiful!

Kaylene Matyas said...

Happy New Year! You have made some beautiful cards. I'm looking forward to seeing some of the other ones on your blog. Looking forward to getting back in to crafting again this new year.

Kelsey Thomas said...

Gorgeous cards! :)

bluemoon said...

Happy New Year! Your cards are just lovely! Thanks for sharing.

Bonnie said...

Thanks so much for your blog and for giving back to us.

Macimbalo said...

Such a beautiful set and I love your creations! Thanks for the chance to win!

Lagene said...

Gorgeous creations! I love cardmaking in Oregon.

Lucy E. said...

You cards are lovely!
Thanks for the chance to win
a beautiful stamp set!

Annette Reed said...

These are so great. A couple really stood out so I visited the posts and left comments. I'm assuming the the piece behind the deer one is the state image. What a great and clever idea.Thanks for being a sponsor of the Season of Giving hop!

sammi said...

Beautiful cards! Love all the unique styles and color palettes. The Birthday card with the bee is especially striking! Thank you for the inspiration!

Stacy K said...

Your Christmas card is so elegant!

Savannagh Kacey said...

Your cards are truly inspiring. I'm looking forward to following you in 2020

Tina Z. said...

your cards are absolutely stunning!