Wednesday, December 28, 2016

2016 Top Ten Blog Hop: Favorites From the Year + Prizes!

Hello & welcome to the 2016 Top Ten Blog Hop!  I'm so excited to be hopping along today with some of my favorite scrapbookers and card makers from the industry today.  We're gathering together to share some of our favorite projects from the year with the hope of inspiring YOU in the new year!   

I can never narrow it down to just ten so instead I'm sharing a favorite layout for each month of the year.  To learn more about any given page, click on the link to take you to the original post.  ;)

January ~ Doodlebug Sweet Things Valentine's Day Layout

Doodlebug Sweet Things Valentine's Day Layout by Mendi Yoshikawa

FebruaryDoodlebug Pot O' Gold Frog Themed Layout

Doodlebug Pot O' Gold Frog Themed Layout by Mendi Yoshikawa

MarchDoodlebug Bunnyville House Themed Layout

Doodlebug Bunnyville House Themed Layout by Mendi Yoshikawa

AprilDoodlebug Anchors Away 2-page Layout

Doodlebug Anchors Away 2-page Layout by Mendi Yoshikawa

MayEcho Park Petticoats & Pinstripes Layout

Echo Park Petticoats & Pinstripes Selfie Layout by Mendi Yoshikawa

JuneDoodlebug Candy Kisses & Birthday Wishes Layout

Doodlebug Chunky Twine Candy Kisses & Birthday Wishes Layout by Mendi Yoshikawa

July Doodlebug Design Kitten Smitten Cat Themed Layout

Doodlebug Design Kitten Smitten Cat Themed Layout by Mendi Yoshikawa

August Doodlebug Bubblegum Pink Layout

Doodlebug Divine At Night Bubblegum Pink Birthday Layout by Mendi Yoshikawa

SeptemberDoodlebug Flea Market Fall Layout

Doodlebug Flea Market Fall Layout by Mendi Yoshikawa (using Sunny Studio Fishtail Banner Dies)

OctoberDoodlebug Boos & Brews Halloween Layout

Doodlebug Boos & Brews Halloween Layout by Mendi Yoshikawa

November ~ Doodlebug Petite Prints Typewriter Layout

Doodlebug Petite Prints Typewriter Layout by Mendi Yoshikawa (using Doodlebug Silhouette Cutting Files)

DecemberDoodlebug Here Comes Santa Christmas Layout

Doodlebug Here Comes Santa Christmas Layout by Mendi Yoshikawa

Here's a list of everyone hopping along today.  Your next stop in the hop is Audrey!  :)

Chantalle McDaniel

A blog hop just wouldn't be fun without some prizes though, right?  Several of us are giving away some extra goodies we have on hand to share with YOU.  Just leave me a comment and follow me either here on the blog or over on instagram for your chance to win.  You have until Sunday night to participate.  I will announce my winner on January 2nd. :)


  1. love your work,following on instagram.

  2. wow! beautiful layouts! they are all so happy and colorful :)

  3. I love your layouts. They all make me smile and will give me great inspiration! I'm now following you on Instagram, too!

  4. Beautiful colorful projects!
    I follow your blog, I am not on Instagram

  5. Love all your projects shared! Easy to see why they are your favorite!

  6. I LOVE your style. Happy to have found you on this blog hop. :o)

  7. Fabulous work...especially like your bright colours. Following you on Instagram!!!

  8. I love your layouts. Trying to figure out which one I like the most. I think it's the typewriter one. I enjoyed reading the text and the typewriter is so cute. Well done and Happy New Year!

  9. Such fun layouts and
    I love the July one
    with your cat, so
    pretty. I am a blog
    Carla from Utah

  10. Great choices Mendi! My fave is still the Pot of Gold one!

  11. Such nice work with the Doodlebug products. I'm a follower on instagram!

  12. I had forgotten how many beautiful layouts you had created.

  13. LOVE your pages!! All that Doodlebug inspiration!! Awesome!

  14. Truly delightful pages!!! And congrats and continued success with Sunny Studio.

  15. I absolutely love all of your adorable layouts!! I really love the Doodlebug Here Comes Santa Christmas Layout and the Doodlebug Candy Kisses & Birthday Wishes Layout. I love Christmas &!
    Happy New Year!!

  16. Your layouts are awesome. Doodlebug is the best for wonderful layouts. Thanks for sharing your inspiration.

  17. I love cats so of cournse I love the your purrfect kitty design.

  18. Beautiful work! I follow on instagram too 😊

  19. Beautiful pages with darling pics and details! I am a blog follower here!

  20. First time visitor here. Loved many of your months layouts.

  21. You have a beautiful subject for your layouts.
    Congratulations on the one year anniversary
    of your company. Hope things continue going
    well. thanks for sharing.
    Happy New Year

  22. So much talent, Mendi...seriously! I admire your work and all the attention to detail. I love that I have had the privilege of seeing it first hand as I was there when you were creating some of these. Congrats on the success of your business. Glad we are friends!

  23. Wonderfully sweet pages! I am now a follower.

  24. I follow your blog and on Instagram and am in so in awe of your wonderful layouts. I have two little girls who love to pose for photos but my layouts are sadly very far behind. You've reminded me of of how fun it can be to scrap again!

  25. Oh my, that layout with the Cabbage Patch doll has me in stitches! My own daughter had a whole collection of them, and now her daughter's are playing with some of the very same ones. Your sweet colorful layouts are full of fun and energy! I already follow your blog and am now following on Instagram as well.

  26. Your layouts always put a smile on my face, and your sweet family is obviously the perfect focus ! I really like all the happy colors and embellishments, and am a new follower.

  27. Your layouts are so fun and cheerful - And love the pics you used! These layouts bring a smile to my face. Great job! I'm following your blog.

    Sammibug in Ohio

  28. I just love all of these projects! Totally inspired to use more embellies on my pages. Great to be hopping with you again :)

  29. Amazing collection of layouts! Love hopping with you again this year. It just makes me want to shut myself away and create.

  30. I just love that Halloween layout. I just found you on Instagram.


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