Wednesday, 5 October 2011

WOYWW#122

Hi there
Welcome to my little Wednesday world. As always this is hosted by Julia and there is plenty more desks/floors/walls to see via Stamping Ground
Starting with my usual overview
In the foreground are some of the backgrounds and pieces from Saturdays demo minifest (Yes I did spread them out a little so you could see better instead of leaving them in a precarious pile!)
I do love the way these circles worked; they have a lovely vintage Christmas feel to them with the trapped shave ice in the UTEE. They sit really well on the sumptuous backgrounds.
 Now I just need to make the time to turn them into their finished Christmas cards.
Then, in the middle all ready to go are a couple of pieces of 12 x 12 and the Katzelkraft stamps I plan to use for a project so you know what I'll be doing just now.....
Then (And yes, I know it wasn't in the overview shot, I popped it on the desk because the floor is a mess!) Some lovely bits from a bootfair and stuff my wife bought me on Saturday.
Lovely Prima flowers, a still sealed perfect medium (A steal at £1.00) and the lovely wooden tray all from the bootfair and my wife bought me the star frames of which there are four on the string, just calling out to be altered slightly. The eagle eyed among you may have spied the "seed" boxes that have appeared in the main picture, they were also bootfair bargains and now house my punches. I need more room; does anyone know of a Tardis going cheap ?
Hope you all have a brilliant week and keep the sunshine in your spirit even if it is not outdoors.

28 comments:

Neet said...

Fab backgrounds and circles from your dem - maybe one day I will get down to see you working. Thanks for sharing, Hugs, Neet

Karen said...

Oh how sumptuous are those christmassy bits you're working on, absolutely gorgeous! How I would love to have made those for special Christmas cards! I defo need a craft room as I'd never make them on my little trays on the bed! Thanks for sharing your WOYWW with us.

NatashaMay said...

I just love all these textures! And I'm liking the flow of your space. :)

Artyjen said...

Lots of lovely bargains there!
xoxo Sioux

jude said...

Love the Chrsitmas cards with the circles very effective.Yes most crafters love a bargain and your wife sure found some for you at the weekend.Hope you get chance to play!
Have fab wedensday and a creative week .Pop by as i have candy on offer until 26th
hugs Judex9

Bella said...

Wow those utee circles are fabulous. I love the trapped glitter idea.

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

Great fun.. and lovely color. Love the Bootfair finds.Always the thrill of the hunt and such great weather to be out and about!. Enjoy the week

Hands to Work, Hearts to God said...

What a sweetie your wife is!And you're going to have some fantastic Christmas cards! Patsy from
HeARTworks

Helen said...

Lucky you! All day playng at the Craft Barn AND you get gifts bought for you!! Thanks for stopping by.

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Your wife obviously has the 'eye' for sussing out carboot bargains. I just don't..no patience at all, you see :) Your work has a lovely baroque feel to it this week! How's your girl getting on at uni? The Big O is doing ok and, gasp, faint, has done some W.A.S.H.I.N.G. !! Faint....!
Hugs, LLJ xx

fairyrocks said...

Gorgeous grunge work. Love all the flowers on your sidebar too. Keep smiling and creating

SueH said...

I always love popping in to see your desk Neil because it’s always filled to over flowing with the most gorgeous things and today is no exception. I’m just loving those beautiful backgrounds.!
I really should play more with my inks and stains and just be brave……….one day, who knows Lol!

Well done on the fab boot sale finds too.

Happy Crafting!
Sue
X

Made by Mandy said...

Hey Neil, good luck with the tardis hunt, if you find one can you let me know where to purchase please as I could do with it myself LOL

Your wife has got you some lovely items, you are lucky.

I really admire how creative you are. You do the whole TH distressed look really well. Thanks for letting us have a peek at your desk :)

Love Mandy xxx

April said...

love those xmassy makes! enjoy your bootsale bargains!

Deb said...

I love those circles, I need a tute!
fabulous bootfair bargains, well done!
happy WOYWW! have a great day, Debxx

Miek said...

Love the backgrounds and circless very much!!

Julia Dunnit said...

Imust say Neil, your beloved wife has really got a great eye at boot fairs, huh! Your demo pieces are incredible - I agree about the shave ice.

Miek said...

I was to fast. How did you make the great backgrounds???

Sunshine Girl said...

Cards look great those backgrounds are wonderful. Love the boot finds too and the Katzelkraft stamps (havent seen those before) - looking forward to see what you do with them. Thanks for sharing.

Sam said...

Those demos are stunning. Are you doing a tutorial for those of us who couldn't come to see you?
I am glad I popped over as seeing your drawers reminded me that I needed to pick some up tomorrow when I pop to Ikea!

Elizabeth said...

Hi Neil, I need a Tardis too and I'm looking for a shoe storage thing to hang on my door to house my growing punch collection - love the boot fair finds - your wife has an keen eye for a bargain. Those backgrounds are definitely sumptious. Hope you have a great week. Elizabeth #75

Mrs A. said...

Lovely bargains to be had in your neck of the woods. Don't have a tardis I'm afraid. Was rather hopping you might start renting space out so I could spread over. Mrs A.

KatzElbows said...

Your desk is a work of art! And those are going to be the most amazing Christmas cards.

Thanks for stopping by. cheers, rachel #21

Tuire Flemming said...

Those backgrounds are gorgeous - the cards will be fabulous!

Spyder said...

fabulous! all of it,bet that's the only seed box in the world in a guys workplace that has crafty things in it!! Love those Christmas embossed glitters too, really beautiful. happy WOYWW
(Lyn)

butlersabroad said...

Those backgrounds are amazing Neil, sumptuous is a perfect word to describe them. I spotted the Seeds boxes (being a gardener I would!) and just love them. You bootfair bargains are amazing, Prima flowers? Really? I love stars as well, and those ones look lovely and rustic. Looks like you've had a great week.

Hugs
Brenda 67

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi there Neil, thanks so very much for popping over and love all your treasures from boot fair - what finds and sorry, here tis still a stunning sunny day, I will send some over to you! Happy WOYWW! Shaz. in Oz.x

joanneck said...

Those Xmas backgrounds are sumptuous. What a wonderful idea with the UTEE.
Hugs Joanne xx