Best of 2021!


ATC
by Reinneke: June to the Moon ATCs

by Lynx2Lancer: The Story of Little Skunk Pocket Letter

by Bunny1kenobi: My first FAMILY ATC

Books & Journals

by Reinikka: Scrappy Pocket Book / Organizer

by Fonduie: Hard bound sketchbook with cats

by loves2experiement: 5" Handmade Book with Mixed Papers & Embellishments

Collage

by Calluna: Little office sign from scraps

by SusieOregon: Pink Flamingo Happy Mail Cards

by Reinikka: Mushroom March Greeting Cards

Cricut

by BethnTim: PINK Christmas tree

By Bugboo: Knitters without gauge!

by TheMistressT: TheMisterT’s Very Own Mister

Embellishment

by Lynx2Lancer: A Wise Crafter made Christmas Tags from Cards…and so did I!

by Bunny1kenobie: Fancy Love Letter box

by Magpiecreative: Junk journal folio for a swap

Greeting Card

by excelsior: Incire-A Little Known Craft

by AIMR: Greeting Card Bowl

by Jemimah: Happy Easter Bunnies

by Whistlefish: All-From-Stash Valentines! :blue_heart:

Inchie :

by geekgirl: Inchie dice

Masterboards

by GeekyBookworm: Time For Some Masterboards

by TheMistressT: My First Masterboard - I Was Finally Brave Enough To Give It a Go!

Miniatures

by MissingWillow: Matchbox Q-Tip Pirate Theater

by MagpieCreative: Mini nature books/journals

Misc

by Dfabbric: Paper Fox Sculpture

by Gozer: Carved Stamps

by Calluna: A self-care toolbox, in tangible form, matchbook-size

Origami

by Bunny1kenobi: Origami triangle box

by Helga: Easy DIY paper calendar Tutorial

Quilling

by Bugaboo: My first quilling…like ever!

Silhouette

by Lothruin: Memorial Shadowbox

by Ceep: Nancy Drew Laptop Vinyl

by PrincessP: Personalised Teacher Stickers :apple:

Wrapping Paper

by TheMistressT: Pillow Boxes

Paper & Vinyl Tutorials

by Magpie: Magical Masterboard step-by-step tutorial

by Lynx2Lancer: My “Mini” Manila-style Envelope Obsession (tutorial)

by Reinikka: Scrappy Pocket Book / Organizer *Tutorial

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Appetizer
by kait1371:A little charcuterie board action or something

Canning
by saintcady: Blackberry vodka, fudge, and jelly
by Lothruin: Violet Jelly
by missingwillow: Blackberry Ginger Peach BBQ Sauce

Dessert
by: saranethx Salmonberry Time Updated with this year's silly photos
by ezrib: UV Glow Mr Burns Cake
by kait1371: Kait's Crappy Cakes

Breads-and-Muffins
by bunny1kenobi: Annual Orange Bread
by Ewulotta: "Knee pastries" - traditional German carnival pastries
by steiconi: English muffins

Drinks:
by TheMistressT:🍸 Bathtub Gin Recipe
by Immaculata: Speculaas cream liqueur

Entree
by Abbeeroad: At Home Banh Mi
by roler: Deco Sushi... at home! Plum Blossoms
by storeboughtcreations:Sad droopy jack o’lantern pepper 🫑

Snack
by endymion: Spiced Candied Pecans

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Crochet
by Lothruin:Mosaic Maze Throw
by carolb:Crocheted blanket Jack and Sally
by Dooney: Kitten nuggets

Cross Stitch
by Whistlefish:Spring Bulbs Planting Guide
by Serenity:Sunflowers
by kittykill:Winter Wooly Cross Stitch

Embroidery
by sheepBlue:Woven Circles, again and again and again
by geekgirl:Van Goth’s Starry Night in Thread
by Lisasteatime:Leafy Moon
by gozer:Embroidery Necklaces

Felting
by saintcady: Needle Felted Undersea Hoop
by Harlan:Either The Perfect Balance
by Ewulotta:A Fairy for a New Friend

Knitting
by saintcady: Giant Double Knit Star Wars Scarf
by AntBee:Fair Isle Hat
by jemimah:Knitting in Greens

Quilting
by wereradletshug: Teal Grunge Dinosaur Quilt
by PrincessP: Ombre Lap Quilt
by sloth003:Where the Wild Cranes Are

Spinning
by tendstowardschaos:Violently Violet Handspun Yarn

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ART:
Altered Tin:
by Racky: Cheers, Marie! Altered Altoids Tin

Collage:
by Geekgirl:4x6 art pieces
by PrincessP: Unicorn Tag
by AIMR: Art Journal Wall Art

Drawing:
by Serenity: Hummingbird drawing
by MadeByG: Some small Drawings of Books
by Grenouille78:Eels (of course) and friends

Miniature:
by MissingWillow: Things People Swallowed
by Steconi: Miss Havisham's Chinoiserie Parlor, before and after
by Jemimah: Chaise Lounge: Mini chaise lounge

Painting:
by Jemimah: Nightsky: Night sky watercolour
by Gozer: Beta Fish: Beta Fish 4x6's
by WindsoftheWind: Forest Path Painting

Photography:
by Sonjaboo: Mixed media digital garden art - #8 by SonjaBoo

Sculpture:
by Rlynn: Cicada paper clay sculpture
by ArtsyCandice: Venkman, a ceramic cat portrait

Shrine:
by AIMR: Blackcat Shrine: Black Cat Shrines
by Myrthena: A homemade 'nathan like' urn tomb

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Fashion and Wearables:
Accessory:
by AppleDainty: Jo's Wedding Set
by Audiobooklover: Dragon Slippers
by Dfabbric: Bun Covers

Bags and Wallets:
by Bethntim: Frida Kahlo Professional Tote
by Reinikka: Tea Towel Totes: Tea Towel Tote Bags ~ Upcycled set of Three
by Gozer: Raven Bag: Raven Scrappy Tote & Pouch

Clothing:
by Loop da Loop: Badass skirt: Badass skirt
by Ewulotta: fabric sneakers:Fabric covered sneakers
by Saintcady: Toddler care package: Toddler clothing care package

Costumes and Cosplay:
by Abbeeroad: Scrappy Crowns:Scrappy Crowns for Pretend Play
by Ceep: Ren Faire dress: Dress for Ren Faire
by tendstowardchaos: Corduroy Lederhosen

Hat:
by Bunny1kenobi: social distancing hat: Extreme social distancing
by DFabbric: Bee hat and H2O2go
by Mellybelly: Personalised, handmade beanie... with a pom pom!

Jewelry:
by Saintcady: Bernie's mittens earrings
by MistressJennie:Quilting Charm Bracelet
by Abbeeroad: Scrappy Rainbow Clothesline Necklaces

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Home & Garden Board

Bath & Beauty
by Dfabbric: Reusable face scrubbies

Clay & Ceramics
by Lynx2Lancer: My First Hand-Thrown Bowl
by Lothruin: Knitting Mold & Polymer Clay Ornament
by susieoregon: Dog Themed Ornaments

Crafts for Kids
by Fonduie: Felt Campfire Set

Decor
by MistressJennieWhomping Willow (or Tree of Life) Wall Decor
by AIMR: Every Kid Deserves Something with Their Name!
by Whistlefish: Cottage Wall Hanging

Dolls & Toys
by gozer: Venkman the Cat Felt Doll
by Dfabbric: Haku Neck Pillow
by kittykill: Little Creature-ette from the Black Lagoon

Furniture
by Edel: Drinks Cabinet
by ceep: Chair Redo

Garden
by SaintCady: Black thumb plant stakes
by AIMR: Pineapples in Portland
by lilyleaper: Dinosaur tea cup ‘fairy’ garden
by: Missingwillow/Sonjaboo: Meet Our Garden Category Featured Member (and Beekeeper) - SonjaBoo

Holidays & Parties
Halloween
by MissingWillow: Halloween Market Stall
by racky: Spookytown USA
by craftADDchick: Halloween Wreath
Christmas
by steiconi: Mumble the Bumble Tree Topper
by ceep: Christmas Lightbulb Kissing Ball
by endymion: Package Topper Ornaments
Valentine’s
by TheMistressT: Metal Valentine Pocket
Thanksgiving
by TheMistressT: Re-decoupaged Foam Pumpkin)

Home
by Edel: Three Velvet Throws
by Rlynn: Faucet Handle Rack

Pet-Related
by Gabe the Quacker: Old TV Becomes Kitty Den
by Dfabbric: Doggy Poop Bag Holders

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Crafty Shenanigans:

Swaps:
Good Little Things:COMPLETE: Little Good Things of 2021-- sign ups 3/1-3/14, Send 3/30
4x6 art swap: COMPLETED: 4x6 Art Swap R3 - Signup thru 2/26/21 , Sendout 3/3/21
Positive Affirmation swap: Positive Affirmations swap - GALLERY!

Craft Alongs:
Stitch Along:Stitch Along 2020-to the End of Time!
Happy Mail:Happy Mail Craftalong 2021 ~ Monthly themes and Birthdays too!
50 projects: 50 Projects, More or Less, 2021

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Wow! What an amazing compilation! I’m proud to be amongst the greats! Cheers to 2022!

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Thanking you so much for including me in with the greats of this year, such an honour!! :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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What a fabulous list of creative brilliance!! I’m looking forward to going back through these projects and reminding myself of all the inspiration that’s filled 2021 :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes: …and possibly discovering a few things I might have missed!

Thank you @kittykill :sparkling_heart: and thank you to all of you who share projects on Lettuce - you all inspire me!

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What a great year in review! I’m thrilled to be included!

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Wow, this list must have taken forever to curate! Thank you for taking the time to create such an exhaustive list of projects. And thank you for including one of my projects on the list as well!

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These lists are amazing! So much time and thought must have gone into these, thank you for all you do all year to make this the fun, creative place that it is for all of us. :hearts:

And I can’t believe I made onto a list! Weeee! Thanks!

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What an amazing collection of projects! I’m honored to have a couple of mine included. :heart: I can’t wait to look through them all again.

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What a phenomenal place, and a phenomenal year. Thank you to everyone who made it great! It’s wonderful being able to lose yourself in all the various ways that this group is creative. It’s an inspiration now and for my new year. Thank you for compiling all of these, admins - I know that must have been a lot of work to sort through so many amazing things and pick the features!

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Wow, what an honor to have been included! Love this community of wonderful people! Thanks for all the time you all put into creating this amazing list!

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Epic! I’m honored to be mentioned with some amazing artists and crafters.

What a great close to 2021. :smiling_face_with_three_hearts: :clinking_glasses:

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Amazing crafty-goodness compilation! And I also feel so honored to be included.

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Thank all of you for creating such amazing projects and being part of this awesome site.

Check this out!
@TheMistressT created the most topics this year with 111!
@AIMR gave the most replies with 4K!
@AIMR received the most hearts with 12.6K!
@Immaculata gave out the most hearts with 13.5K!
@sheepBlue, @Lynx2Lancer, @storerboughtcreation, @megwell, @photojenn, and @wittychild visited the site each day (THANK YOU!)

Again, big thanks to everyone who help make this site amazing! Thank you again, from the bottom of my heart! Love you guys!

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I am highly amused that my Halloween dinner fail made the list, but none of the projects I was most proud of did. I got another good laugh looking at my droopy faced bell pepper. :joy:

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