Goodbye 2011, Hello 2012!

2011 has been a great year.
I cannot believe it’s almost over.
Time sure does fly when you are having fun!
This past year has been one of the best years of my life.  We were blessed with the birth of our new baby boy, Caspian Finn.  And I can honestly say he completes our little family.  Not only do I feel blessed in my personal, family life, but I have been incredibly blessed in my professional, creative life as well.  The release of my first two printed sewing patterns this year was a major accomplishment for me and I’m looking forward to many new designs coming out in 2012.
Here are some of the top tutorials from 2011 that were viewed time and time again on The Cottage Home:
Another big favorite was the Semi-Handmade Wardrobe Series where I repurposed a lot of the girls clothing and made them into new, fresh looks for spring:
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And the most popular party post from 2011 was Matilda’s “Tea for 2” birthday party:
Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for taking the time to visit The Cottage Home in 2011.  There are many exciting things planned for 2012 and I appreciate you coming along on this journey with me.  And next week, I have a BIG giveaway planned from me to you ~ just as a little thank you.
So tell me, what was your favorite tutorial on The Cottage Home in 2011?

Here’s to a great 2012!

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  1. Such lovely creations this year! Happy 2012, Lindsay!

  2. How adorable are those tile coasters! Feel free to join our year-end link party at Would love to have you!

  3. I am new to reading your blog and must say how much I have enjoyed it. Thanks for giving me something positive and “crafty” to look forward to each day.

  4. What a great collection of makes this year, both crafty and human! Hope you have a fab 2012 :o)

  5. Congratulations on a very good year!Proud of you!!

  6. Dear Lindsay,

    We wish you a wonderful new year, let it be filled both with great family moments and creative successes, if it’s possible, even more than 2011. :o)

  7. Lindsay, I’ve been reading a few months and LOVE your blog! Personally, the fabric portfolio was my favorite. I love to stay organized!!! But, I love all your tutorials! That is what brought me here to start with (the Laptop/Kindle Tutorial) and part of what keeps me coming back.
    May you have a blessed and beautiful New Year with your wonderful Family. God Bless! April from


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