Tuesday, 3 November 2009

OK, a teeny bit behind...


I'm a teeny bit late with this, but in my house we've been in the land of time-stand-still in an effort to catch up and clear the decks. But I can't. So I'm ushering in November and just hoping that the wonky red border, the wonky stamping and even the wonky photo aren't really speaking of the shape of things to come for this month. Do ya like my new frame? It's one of Mr Dunnit's, made for last Saturday. I may have fibbed about how many we needed for customers. Fret not though, my wasteful ways are not wasteful. The original black frame is snug and at home with the other Scrap Lady. She intended to stain her frame black, I wanted an oak frame and I already had a black frame. Logical then, huh.
You can just see the little red arrow pointing to the 29th, which is 2 Scrap Ladies Card Marathon day, and you can see the notebook pages secured with a magnet - they are our Christmas wish lists. I know you're impressed. I will be too if they work! So what are your November plans then? Wanna hear mine? Well if you read even vaguely, you won't avoid them really. They involve lots of work preparations: I seem to have walked into the nightmare of not being prepared far enough in advance. This is because I ended up having the best part of a week off because I was ill. Major setback, note to self: don't catch anything else; the monumental effort needed to get November's stuff ready is already giving me the vapours! I expect it's having the same effect on Shopkeeper Gal too, after all, attendance at workshops is often decided by sight of the samples in store....oh the pressure! I also have plans to do a ridiculous amount of clearing out and cooking. It's the season, makes me come over all Martha Stewart. And, most fun of all, according to my diary, we as a family have lots of plans to socialise this month. Sounds like a failry irresistible month then really. I'll come out of time-stand-still as long as no-one shoves it into fast forward!

8 comments:

Linda Elbourne said...

November for me means crafty secret Santa and Christmas dinner with my craft friends ... so decs will need to go up on 29th :0) I know it is too early ... but I did it last year and boy did it help me get organised. I have a workshop to attend and loads of projects to make ... but that is about it ... unless of course someone decides to employ me ... now would n't that be typical after 10 months and now I have stuff to do!

Jay said...

Busy as usual then Mrs Dunnit.

Ann said...

Sounds like you'll need fifth gear to achieve that lot this month! Only 27 days left!

LadyBug said...

Always rushing about aren't you :) good job you are in the land that time forgot! you'll need a quick break with everything you have planned this month.
I'm planning a few crafty christmas pressies and a bit of JYC prep.

Kaz said...

Love the frame, he's a bit clever and the calendar is fab - embrace wonkiness, i have, hence my blog name!!

November is panic that there's not enough time for making pressies xx

nerllybird said...

Ha! 'tis the season to be unprepared.

ffroggie said...

Yep, I do understand the Martha Stewart Syndrome (MMS to those who do not know!) I have been a jam-ing, syruping and doing a bit of baking. Normally I am not the most organised of people, but I am afraid when it comes to Christmas, I am probably worse than Mrs D from Birmingham!

Hope you are feeling better Julia and I still soooooooo want to do the Magnetic Year, especially as Mr D has gone to all the trouble of making those beautiful frames, and yes I can see why you had to make sure that there were enough to go around and had a coupke of spares made, you just never know do you? lol.

Wipso said...

Hi Julia. Glad you're sounding better. Start in second gear and slowly work up to fifth or you will be back in bed again :-) a X