2012 Round-Up

I really liked Carolyn's 2012 photo review so I'm copying her idea. I took one photo from each month - not necessarily a photo of me - but one that sums up the month nicely. :)

January 2012: a close-up on my Secretary Blouse

February: ribbon detail on the hem of a shirt

March: the massive fail that is my Lotus Cami and my new 2012 haircut

April: some local sight-seeing at Sully-sur-Loire

May: this photo epitomizes my new use of scarves as accessories; at the Joan of Arc festival

June: a bolero (and my failed Lotus Cami again, that apparently I only put on for photo purposes)

July: this represents our 2012 summer weather; here I am in my new button-down shirt at Chambord

August: swans at Cheverny

September: my friend Yoon visited; here she is at Marie Antoinette's Hamlet in Versailles

October: T's second Negroni (which he has yet to wear!) with a beautiful fall background

November: the unending project that is my Burda jacket; cuff detail

December: my mom at the Strasbourg Christmas Market

I have a couple days before I go back to work, and I'm trying to use them to craft a bit. So far it's knitting and embroidery...


  1. This is such a cool post Donna, I really like the way you've done this! I hope you enjoy your days off, crafting, and I'm looking forward to seeing what you make. And guess what! I finally found and purchased a pattern for my wool that I bought with you on our day out. Only six months later ;) whoo hooo!
    And thank you so much for the mention :)

    1. Thanks, you inspired me! I can't wait to see what you do with the wool. I started a scarf w/ mine but I've put it aside to work on other projects for the time being. :)

  2. Great post - I love the mix of photos. That one of your mum made me smile, she makes a sweet elf! Happy new year to you, I ve enjoyed reading your blog in 2012 and wanted to thank you for your lovely comments. Looking forward to seeing what you create next. xx

    1. Thanks, that's so sweet! Happy New Year to you too!!

  3. Cute post :-)
    I love your bolero and the Negroni is super well done! Happy new year Donna!!

  4. This is such a great round-up post, I love it! Happy New Year! :-)

  5. Looks like a good year past. Here's to another wonderful year ahead! :)

  6. Looks like 2012 was a great year for you! Off to have a peek around your blog...J


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