Wednesday, 5 June 2013

WOYWW 209

Good morning everyone
Hope you are all well. Another week has flown past in a blur and it's time for the wonderful world of WOYWW, hosted as ever by Julia at Stamping Ground so hop on by for the details.

Here is my little world for today........
 It is a lot tidier than it was a little while ago when everything had just been dumped on it from the weekend! Then I decided I'd better get it packed away so set to it. So this is the eagle shot and starting stage left we have....
 a luscious pile of stuff to play with. The thing about demoing is that you end up with a pile of unfinished bits; now I need to get them made into something! I love the top one, so many lovely layers, Distress paints, treasure gold, UTEE, black paint.....
 I have started finishing this canvas which I started at the weekend; still a way to go on it yet  though.
 This is the project I did for Friday's class. I have just tweaked it a bit and turned it into a triptych and just in front there is something really exciting......
 Yes, I was gifted this Tim Holtz tin container this weekend. Anyone who know these will know that these are as scarce as hens teeth. I have the Alcohol Ink tin and now I have this one which was originally designed for Paint Dabbers but is also the perfect size for the new Distress Paints!
 Isn't it cool?! place for 20 paints and the sponges I use with the paints just slot in nicely too. I feel very blessed to have received this and I know some folk are already green......
 Then, in the post yesterday I received this lovely ATC from Shaz in Australia, along with a beautiful poem. It was a lovely surprise so thank you very much Shaz.

                                
The last thing on my desk is just a couple of experiments with Pastes, Distress Paints and Treasure Gold, I'll tell you more about that later. Until then, I hope you have a great day.

27 comments:

Helen said...

What a lucky boy!! Love the projects you made for and after the Barn event. Really missed not being there!! Still, the WOYWW crop was great too... Helen 5

BJ said...

Great to see you in action again this past weekend at the extravaganza. What a great tin for your paints too. Just adore your canvas on believing - sigh BJ#22

Spyder said...

oh fantastic desk I want to swap!! Well, I spoes if I tidied up I'd have more space to put inks and distressed paint (although my normal it pretty distressed at the moment!
Happy WOYWW (Lyn) #32

Maisie Moonshine said...

Your desk is looking fab this morning - I don't know if it is the colours, the sunshine or what but it is looking really warm and appealing - a work of art in itself! Love your canvas - I've got the perfect spot for it if you should find it surplus to requirements... :0) MMx #68

VonnyK said...

Everything is so fabulous, love that canvas, I can't wait to see it finished and the gold and red card, wow. That case sure does look very special. You always have so many fantastic things I just never know where to look.
Have a great week.
Von #14

sandra de said...

Love all the experiments you are having with stencils and different types of paste and paint. Well done with the DI paint holder what a great gift.
Sandra @53

The Taming of the Glue said...

I definitely have container envy! I've got the alcohol ink one and that would go so well with it!!
I love the canvas and triptych. Happy WOYWW. Pam#9

voodoo vixen said...

Love the container, you are so lucky! and that gold piece with the cogs... is just gorgeous... every time I visit you I want to come visit and actually see the things in real life.
Happy WOYWW from Annette #8

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi Neil... ah what a great post, love the tin of paint dabbers (trying not to covet, green eyes etc :D) and the project is so great too, and so pleased the atc made it although looks like the black stamped images wore off in transit.. maybe should have placed between inserts as automatic sorting is deadly on ink on gloss card .. my post shows how it was when it left here - the one below WOYWW and show three stamps used to make image. Must try and remember that on posting for next year... and for Christmas, etc.!
happy WOYWW and thanks for popping over, Shaz in Oz.x #7

Ria Gall said...

Hi Neil
you have a fantastic desk there for us all today. Love what you were working on over the weekend and yes I am GREEN gosh what a lovely thing to be given.
Wishing you a very happy WOYWW and hope you have a great week
Ria #40

Maudieroff Roffey said...

Hi Neil - I am GREEN... even though I don't have anything that will fit in that tin LOL... some of your pics didn't come up for me so I will be back - but the ones that did were fab - Shaz's ATC is lovely... Happy WOYWW... Mxx #98

Eliza said...

Hope you got the lawns mowed, love the demo bits and that storage is awesome for the paints. Some people are really lucky.

Happy WOYWW
Eliza & Yoda 18

Belinda Basson said...

love the pile of samples you have there and I hope the lawn got mowed eventually...#38

CraftygasheadZo said...

Wow super stash and samples going on. Fab canvas too and that tin box is great!! Take care Zo xx 65

Caro said...

The canvass and tryptic are wonderful and yes, I am green about the tin and its contents! Happy WOYWW. Thanks for sharing. Caro x (#55)

Nikki said...

Your canvas is just lovely I love the warm tones in it and that butterfly embellie is amazing it has a slight steampunk feel to it.
I'm sure you can find a lawn fairy to mow it for you
have a wonderful weekend
hugs Nikki 2

Sandie said...

Hi Neil, lovely to find your blog. I spent some time watching you demo this weekend - I took lots of videos and really appreciated the time you took showing me how to use the different techniques. Thank you! It is lovely to hear about your own experience, and how lucky to own that container for your paints! Yes, green is a colour that comes to mind! Love what you did with the Friday class - the tri fold page is a great idea. Good to meet you at the Craft Barn and I will certainly be trying out the techniques you showed me. Thank You!

Hettie said...

Liking your canvas. It is going to be gorgeous.
I would love a rummage through your samples. I am sure I could lessen the load for you!
Tee Hee
xx

pearshapedcrafting said...

Lots of lovely playtimes ahead there! Love your canvas but especially love what you have done with Lindsay Mason's girly stamps - you have my granddaughter's very favourite in the middle! Chris127

susibee said...

Some lovely, interesting projects on your desk!

Happy WOYWW. Susi #64

sandee said...

I've never even heard of the TH containers, learn something everyday, but if they are so rare, there is no need to look for them now, lol waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥ #12

mamapez5 said...

Your desk is a delight as always. So many great things going on. What a gorgeous pile of papers, all vying with each other to be seen. I love the ATC from Shaz, and the stencil work at the bottom. Kate x #33

artatag said...

What lovely art work! And this tin container OMG its fabulous!
Cheers
Gabriele 58

Nan G said...

I'm green that you have the TH paints! I have the alcohol ink tin and know they're rare. Gosh your pile of samples is awesome! Um, I think Hertie and I would love a browse. :) cool triptych and the canvas is coming along nicely. Happy WOYWW! Nan G #103

KatzElbows said...

Neil, thank you so much for visiting and suggesting I use distress inks on my journal page. Can't believe I didn't think of it. As ever I'm jealous of your craft space, especially the luscious pile of stuff. If you need a home for it, I could offer it love and creativity!

Happy belated WOYWW,
Love Rachel #29

Sandra Castle said...

I'm not green. I'm positively neon, glow in the dark, Hi-Vis green over that tin (what a lovely thing to have!! Love the canvas and tryptich! I love that new embossing folder (top piece of card). Happy WOYWWing Sand 146 xx

Elizabeth said...

Hi Neil, love your luscious pile of bits, especially the piece on top - I'm sure you are going to use that on something stunning. Love your box of paints - the box was a lovely present to be given. Hope you are enjoying the weekend. Elizabeth x #56