Hi all! So sorry, this post was meant to be made yesterday and I have totally been caught up in last minute Christmas things! I completely lost track of what day it was!! Before I get to my picks, I want to take a moment to let you all know that this will be our last post for 2022. We will be taking a short break through the first week in January so that our amazing team can spend time with family and friends for the holidays. I also want to thank you for all your support throughout this past year. This is a most amazing space, where creativity, inspiration, and love shine so bright! And finally, I want to thank the incredible ladies who make up the GSO team. We are all volunteers who simply have a love for this community and a desire to bring some added joy to it. Most of us have careers and families outside of this blog and it takes very special people to keep showing up with enthusiasm and taking the time to bring some added light and love in to our corner of the world. I hope you will join me in thanking them for their time and passion for this craft! Wishing you all happy holidays and a wonderful new year!

And now on to my picks! I hope you enjoy them!

Mother and Daughter by Jill
How pretty is this page! Such a perfect layout for that beautiful mother/daughter photo! The floral background is stunning and I am in love with her use of the paints, greenery and florals!! The lace bit is such a perfect touch! This is just such a lovely, sweet page!!


Merry Everything by huyentrang43
I absolutely adore everything about this page! The cutouts and trees are wonderful and I love the pattern behind the cutouts! The background couldn’t be more perfect, and how sweet are those photos! They make me smile just looking at them! The greenery and super cute elements are just the best! Such a lovely page!


Winter by weaselwatchr
This photo is beyond precious, and her layout couldn’t be more perfect for it! All of those fabulous layered patterns and her amazing cluster work made this one pop right out of the gallery at me! I adore the soft colors and that adorable snowman! So beautifully done!


A Merry Little Magic by Anja_77
Oh my goodness, this is such a stunning page! I love how all those gorgeous elements pop on that darker background! Her cluster work is absolutely phenomenal and her shadow work is gorgeous! Such an adorable photo and so beautifully scrapped!!


Peace on Earth – Twinkle by lacy
This layout is just so pretty!! I adore the paint and stamping on the background and her beautiful blending work! Such a fun photo and I love how it pops out of the frame! I love her fabulous use of the stitching and sweet cluster work! Such a lovely page!


Walking in a Winter Wonderland by grantlaurensmom
Such a beautiful photo! It looks so peaceful and serene! I love how she mounted it on the wood background and the pop of gorgeous red in the ribbon! The greenery and the birds couldn’t be more perfect and her title work is fabulous!! Such a stunner!!

And that will do it for me tonight and for this year!! Thank you again for taking the time to love on all the layouts we’ve shared over the past year and we are looking forward to spotlighting so much more amazing creativity in the new year!!

Happy Holidays to you all and I’ll see you around the galleries!!


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