Wednesday, 2 May 2012

What's On Your Workdesk? Wednesday 152

I am attempting to schedule this post....if it doesn't appear much before 8am...the scheduling thingy hasn't been fixed yet.  Sorry. Or YAY, depending on your time zone!


First of all, understand gentle WOYWWer, that the grass is too long and so green and all looks sun drenched and lovely because it hasn't stopped raining for the last oh, sixteen weeks or something.  Serioulsy....I have, for reasons I cannot share, an 8" deep plastic tub on my patio and it is overflowing.  Because I work *cough* at home, I simply snap a pic of the old desk top as soon as there's any decent light...and this afternoon was dry for over 3 hours - so unusual that it caused my neighbour to speak to me.  And look - the rain has shrunk my ipad! You can see a couple of cards in preparation for a 'Cards for Men' workshop.  Argh.  You can see an A4 sheet which is actually the workshop schedule with my name on it more than once.  Argh.  Glasses..of course.  Lidded gesso..(under the ATG tape runner thingy baby, tool of my trade, apple of my eye). Now the temperature is a bit better, the gesso will be unlidded: to answer a few Q's...yeah, it does get a skin if you dont stir it now and then...it's acrylic based gesso see....but it is evaporating some water, but taking an age.  But be careful, if your gesso is genuine plaster based, it won't need to be lid-less for long (maybe a couple of hours) before you get a result. 
So there's a basket at the right edge which once was full of dirty stamps.  Well I had a fit of OCD and cleaned and put away and now the basket is full of acrylic blocks and tidy tray.  And workshop notebook.  Deeply interesting, huh.  
So, the WOYWW third anniversary is week 156.  If you want to join the ACT-it-forward thingy, details can be found at this post.  If you missed out on a WOYWW badge and are feeling deprived, email me: juliadunnit@me.com and I'll send you one.  But I will need your postal address.   If you don't wanna do any of that nonsense, just show us what you're working on and where you're doing it.  Upload a pic of your desk to your blog.  Put WOYWW in the title.  Link here.  When you visit others and comment, tell them what number you are on the link list.  Easy. Unless you don't know how.  Help is at hand. If I don't know, there's a kerjillion who do and will share the knowledge, that I do know.  

143 comments:

Sarah said...

In the kitchen having a cuppa and trying to drown my cough... I need a bit of that OCD mood - my dirty basket over-floweth...my eyelids dropeth...and birdsong has began...back to my nest methinks. Sarah.

Neil said...

Lovely bright place, I took my photo's at 4:30 this morning so not as pretty! Like the patriotic card on display. Hope you have a great week. I will, I'm off to Ranger tomorrow!

Create With Joy said...

Oh those cards look awesome Julia - can't wait to see them close-up!

I must have MAJOR OCD cause I cannot STAND dirty stamps - lol! Seriously - I have to stop and clean them after each use (even while stamping) - which is probably one of the reaons stamping is such a major production for me!

Next week can you PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE post the DATE for those of us who are lazy and challenged and cannot otherwise figure out which week our cards are due... ahem... lol... thanks so much! I know - pretty soon we'll want you to lick those postage stamps too! But seriously, dates and numbers - NOT my friend!

Happy WOYWW to you!

Create With Joy (2)
http://create-with-joy.com

sandee said...

wow, I've never been in the top 10 before in posting, guess it pays off to stalk....errr....plan ahead! hee hee waving hi from the hills of North Carolina :)

Helen said...

Gorgeously sunny desk which I will study later properly! Helen, 7

VonnyK said...

I must say, your desk is very neat today. I can sympathise with the rain, it pelted down saturday and didn't stop until today. Lovely to see the sun back isn't it.
Have a great week, I have to bake some biscuits for little misses afternoon tea.
Von #3

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I have NO idea how you got your post to schedule properly. I haven't had a single post schedule right for over a week. Glad you got yours straightened out.

BTW, those of us with killer math skills know the ATCs are due by Wednesday, May 29, so I'll pass it on to Ramona (Create with Joy). And as if you didn't know, I'm # 4 this week.

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

Well it took me 20 min or so to find where to edit my post so I could add and publish it. I need to "READ" some instructions on the blogger changes.
Frustration set in .
Your view is so bright and green, we are in a severe storm path thru Wed. PM..Hail, High Winds, Rain.. and your glasses look so big for some reason and so does that tape dispenser. Love your card. Happy WOYWW

Hazel said...

What a ridiculous time for me to be up! (don't worry, going back to bed). What a good example you are today, Julia, with all your stamps cleaned and put away and such a tidy desk. The cards are looking good. x

RosA said...

Hi Julia, Glad you cleaned those stamps! I'm a bit OCD like that too. And thinking about time zones hurts my head. I would like one of your cute WOYWW badges but I will send you an ATC first, no matter where my name is on the list. So maybe you could send me your snail mail address sometime? Happy WOYWW ... it's the best Wednesday there is!

RosA said...

Oops, forgot, I am # 17.

NEEDLEWINGS said...

looks like your day is starting out well, It's actually 12:45 A.M. here and very rainy! I shall visit a few desks before going to bed. needlewings#20

Queen Of Toys said...

Julia,

Happy wednesday to you,I am in the system again, actually that keen I took the photo at 1.40am after I finished work so I wouldn't have to fiddle half asleep later in the day.

Oh I do believe if you stamp the image enough the ink come off then you dont have to worry so much about cleaning them LOL

Eliza #19

MvM-design said...

Good Morning Julia,

Almost clean desk!!
For me a happy Wednesday(10secstudio), I hope for you too!
Hugs Marleen

Neesie said...

Lovely to see a sunshine desk Julia...there's something about the light that just shouts "Get busy creating" and obviously you're doing just that.
I have no idea how to schedule a post ~ clever you...it's a skill I should look into but so far haven't felt the need.
I love to learn new things all the time... my next challenge (huh...adventure) will be to create an etsy shop :$
Have lots of fun with WOYWW :D
Neesie #22

Ann B said...

Good morning Julia, you snuck up on me there, just got up for a cuppa and there you are. Looks like you had more sunshine yesterday then we did - very dull day here. I usually clean my stamps as I go - rest of my desk may be a tip though.

Ann B
#26

Karen said...

I love the card that I spy on your desk, its very patriotic, its gorgeous :) A tidy desk this week for you Julia as well LOL!

Have a fab WOYWW and a lovely week, Hugs, Karen xx #12

Kathryn said...

Woo Hoo! Look at me all the way over here on the west coast of USA, getting in so early!!!! HA! Not planned, just up late and thought I'd take a shot. I'm usually very, very late to the party and never too worried about it.
Happy for your little patch of sunshine! Hope it will get longer each day! At least you don't have to worry about mosquitoes hatching in your standing water bucket!
Hugs!
kat

Jennie -The Artistic Stamper said...

ooh sunshine! I did see a bit f that yesterday too :) and a tidy desk too!
Have a great week
Hugs x
Jennie#13

Gabrielle said...

Lol! Love that you said your iPad had shrunk! Love your desk this week - that card looks fabulous xxx

May said...

Whoo-hoo Julia a clean desk... with clean stamps you have been busy! LOve the patriotic card... Have a Happy week, Hugs May x x x No32

Jeremy and Samantha said...

all that rain sounds horrid but your grass is a pretty color, though the ipad joke had me rolling. I can't even imagine going to the restroom and leaving a stamp dirty, seriously a basket full I would have so many hives you couldn't tell my nose from my eyes

Sunshine Girl said...

Nice busy desk there I like the idea of Cards for Men they are always a bit of a challenge arent they! Have a fabulous week. Sunshine Girl No. 29

scrappystickyinkymess said...

How funny you cleaned your stamps. You'll laugh then when you visit my desk :)

Have a good one. See you Saturday.

MAry Anne

kay said...

well like you am enjoying the break in these awful rain showers and making the most of them,dont worry about your grass being long,its looking good and re your shrunken ipad,am quite concerned :)
desks looks lovely and tidy and i hope you manage to tackle your workshop list.off to wake up and sneak in a few desks before work.
have a great woyww week
kay #38

...the yorkshire fox... said...

...wow sunshine yaaaaay, your desk is positively glowing Julia and yep your grass does look lush! Mr Dunnit must be feeling well chuffed...cards for boys/men I find tricky prob cos I never do them much so be good to see your makes...have a fabby week...Mel :)

Redanne said...

Really, really love that card Julia. Good to hear you have cleaned your stamps too and what a great tidy desk you have today! Have a great week. Anne #42

Dragon said...

LOvin tnat sun.. we werenot so lucky!! Know what you mean about how long it raineth!!! Everyday I think the bard said!! Anyway I lol at the shrunken ipad, and just marvel at the techno you have become... BTW I liked 12.30am better as I am about then... 5 is a grotty time
Love and light
Frankie
xx

kyla said...

It's rained since Easter Monday....I couldn't believe the brief dry spell yesterday...shame I was at work! Lol! If you get another ocd session then I dont think I am too far from you, feel free to pop over.....craft room, dusters, ironing....plenty to do here (I am a craft slut.....not a clean crater at all!).

Kyla #41 (my age! How weird is that!)

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Woo Hoo I'm back again and I love This every time I get to post. This week my desk is a little crazy but hey cant keep it clean everyday right. Love you space.~~AJ 46~~

Spyder said...

Yay I linked! I'm in a field on hubby's dongle! Happy Woyww! Fab deck, really missing mine!((Lyn))

Lisa said...

Morning Julia! Have a good WOYWW day x

Lynn Holland said...

Hi Julia, nice bit of sunlight on your desk and the union jack cards are brill. I like the idea of cards for men workshop, we could do that at Sunnybank.
What does your yellow tapey thing do, is it for double sided tape, that would be useful.
Have a lovely week and thanks for WOYWW youve got a great thing going here.
Lynn
One I Made Earlier Today

Jackie said...

Your desk is on the tidy side....... like the card there in the Red, White and Blue!!!!
Jackie 54
http://scrapbangwallop.blogspot.com

Di said...

WHAT! I just had the vapours at Spyder's comment two or so above. Do you have 'time outs' for making such comments?

Not only that - I swung in at 49, and sure as h*ll wish that was my age :)

Happy WOYWW! Di xx

JoZart said...

Where did you get that sunshine? It looks great, tidy-ish, sunny, busy-ish, happy....... !!! A few of us our giving our badges an airing in Manchester today.....wonder what will transpire? Watch this space! At least it ain't raining!! Yeah!!
JoZarty x

The Weekend Artist said...

It's all sunshine here... well too much sunshine! I'll come back for a round later =)

#58

Annie said...

So nice to see a glimmer of sunshine on your desk today Julia. Apparantly we are going to have rain here today...so what's new? I ask.
Hugs,
A x

Jumbleberries said...

I've joined in again this week - have a great day.

Jumbleberries xx

Bella said...

Good heavens, thought I was at the wrong desk...I can see wood! Kidding! Your desk looks very organised and tidy and those cards look fab...as for the rain, we just had a 5 day long week-end of it.. Chinese laundry's have nothing on me!

Pam said...

Yah I think scheduling is working again, we'll it did for me and looks like it did for you !!

Hugs Pam x

My name is Cindy said...

Ah, the sun, so pleased to see it shining on the righteous. None of that here today. Happy WOYWW Cindy x

Helen said...

Morning Julia - why does your weather look so much better than mine?!! I wish I could see into my garden while I craft. Love the patriotic mens card. I always like red, white and blue whether it is UK flag or US flag or any other reason that those colours come together. Happy WOYWW to you - Helen 65

Twiglet said...

More rain and thick mist here but glad to see a bright spell sending a sunbeam onto that tidy desk!! Jo #68

Rita said...

Good morning Julia, Glad the rain has stopped for you, its been really terrible in places down south. Your desk looks great to-day, all neat & tidy. Have a good WOYWW day. Hugs Rita xx

nerllybird said...

I just want to say that I have been awake since 3.45 and things are starting to fray at the edges. And there was something else, but I can't remember what it zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Helen S #70

craftymonki said...

You cleaned your stamps?! You angel! I suspect I'm allergic to cleaning craft items!

Happy Wednesday!

Zoe #72

Suzanne said...

Your desk looks like such a lovely place to work in the sunshine. Mine is never sunny being in a north facing room! Really love that UJ card. Thanks for WOYWW.
#73

MrsC.x said...

loving the light on your desk it has been like a monsoon here too i know we need it but can it just stop for the school run?!? im fed up of getting soaked through to my undies!!

liking the flag card, can i have some of your OCD my friend is coming to craft and is VERY tidy and my desk is missing under pile of craft stuff!?!


TFS Happy WOYWW :) Mrs.C #74 xx

misteejay said...

Very tidy desk Julia and lovely to see a bit of sunshine.

The ground here is so soggy that the nettles are having a field-day and the lawn is lush and green but squelchy under foot. I want some proper sun not just a few moments between downpours - and we still have drought warnings in place...roll on Summer.

Toni xx

Carmen said...

Still drizzly and grey here. Was quite nice yesterday - we seem to get a day reprieve and then a week of downpour.

Your picture looks so warm and welcoming, makes me want to climb right in the screen.

Except my bum would probably get stuck!

CraftygasheadZo said...

Morning Julia - sunshine! Ooh I wish, it's grey and murky here, but dry, for now! Your desk always looks so creative, love your union jack projects. Your grass is so lush and green! Take care & enjoy this week's WOYWW offerings! Zo xx 68

Fuchsia said...

Ooooh I am a bit earlier this week number 77 LOL
I love the look of the Union Jack card on your desk Julia .
isnt this weather a crock ! I blame myself totally I had a new washing line put up in February and haven't managed to use it more than once :0)
Have a good week x

Diane said...

I have only been lurking for what seems like a long time, but I am back and hoping to become a regular once more. I will visit as many as I can.

Jacqueline said...

Ahh....so you took a photo of the sunshine for posterity huh!! lol...you lot have had some terrible weather this past few weeks so I'll bet that was a blessing to see the sun for a wee while!

My 'OCD' has left!! my desk is back to normal you'll be pleased to know!! lol...

Like the look of that Union Jack card though..perfect for this jubilee year :)

Take care and Happy WOYWW!

Jackie x

Diana Taylor said...

Hi Julia, I love the card you're making - men are always so difficult to choose a card for - a great idea!
Have a great week.

Claire said...

what a busy, bright place! i too sit at a window, but it's all grey skies again today...
i'll also be popping off a note julia, i'd love a WOYWW badge :)
xxx
no.83 - already and it's only 9.07am!!!!

Shazsilverwolf said...

My schuduled post didn't work today, and I haven't been able to add an image to posts for weeks with Blogger.Great desk this week Julia- your window view makes it look like a summers day-wouldn't that be nice?
Hugs, Shaz #84

Erika said...

Julia I think if I sat at your desk I'd spend too much time looking out of the window. Have a great hump day. Loving your cards.
Hugs Erika.

April said...

Oh yes... my grass looks like that too! I suppose that is the one good thing about the rain, it's the best excuse not to bother cutting the grass :o) I like the looks of those cards on your desk, good luck with the "manly makes" workshop... I hate doing man cards! x April #86

kath said...

Hi julia...nice to see a lovely bright sunshiney desk and well done on your OCD stamp cleaning session...happy WOYWW hugs kath (59)

Spyder said...

ooops that does sound bad! Ummm!! very red now!! The Dongle for those that don't know is a 3G wireless internet connection! It doesn't work on my laptop but does on his little one!! Phew! ...it's very sunny here...going now.

Tracey said...

What a lovely place to sit and craft and just love the length of your grass. Your desk seems to be so interesting, I just want to lift that up there to see what's underneath etc. etc.
I have missed playing along the last few months but I am looking forward to seeing everyones post over the next few days. Tracey x

Zeffy said...

julia its hot here in athens!! my gesso has the opposite problem..it is dry so i am adding water!!.May i join the ATC swap,even though i am a newbie here?

okienurse said...

WooHoo! Made it in under a 100 today. Love the sunshine spilling on your desk. We have been having very warm days and have already been cautioned about the water usage. It is suppose to be over 90F deg the next few days so summer is def coming to Oklahoma! Have a great week. Vickie #91

Kate said...

It's all looking very patriotic over with you!

** Kate **

Jaki Morris said...

SUN

amazing isn't it?
Down here in Worthing we had torrential rain Sunday followed by a beautiful day Monday, I would even say balmy.
I don't understand all that Jesso talk but I'm with you on the ATG. The funniest thing is when my husband and children try to use it to wrap my presents! Don't they know it's women's work?
Take care
Jaki # as yet to post!

Anne-marie said...

Lovely sunny desk, yes we have had so much rain although it is dry today :-) for now lol.Your desk looks rather tidy today. Have a fab week
Ane-marie no 85

Laura said...

I love the look of your red white and blue card.
Laura (I don't have a number yet! Need to get brain in gear and write a post!!)

sandra de said...

Lovely green grass and even in OZ we have had weeks of rain which is unheard of so I do sympathise. Lovely cards and I am always amazed at how big those ATG really are in pics. I am so looking forward to the ATC swap. You do a wonderful job in getting us all together highlight of the week some times. Have a lovely week.
Sandra #96 (which used to be a hoot of a TV show in the 70's!!)

Lisa-Jane said...

Good grief it looks positively sunny there! I started yesterday preparing a warming stew and by the time we ate it I wished I had planned a BBQ - silly weather! Loving those male cards there Julia. (got your message, will call back soon.) #57

Craftychris said...

Your cards look cool, clean desk, clean stamps, bright garden - It just all so blooming good!!! xxx

Karen said...

Everything is Union Jack, it looks nice in the shops, all celebrating. Have fun on WOYWW! Karen 101 x (this may change later!)

Joynana said...

Hi Julia, love that card. You have such a nice view of the yard when the sun shines in. And your desk looks so organized. Looking forward to the ATC swap. #102

SusanLotus said...

You have a great view from your window and the card on your desk looks very nice.

Welcome to my desk too. :)
I will visit you all after enjoying the sunny day first...
Have a great day!

Susan nr 104 on the list.

Victoria said...

Adore the union jack card x

Lavinia said...

Oh good desk pic, you got that big Orange globe shinning in the sky that sometimes, on occasion appears here were I live, how exciting! :) Like your perch for your phone, very nice! And the lawn looks lovely & lush, I like the long look for grass this year! Hope your well!
Lavinia
x

GLENDA BROOKS said...

Well I know you are tickled to see the sun! So very much rain. Love your desk this morning. Quite neat and orderly and as always I love your window onto the world!
Glenda
#103

Sandy said...

Those cards look great hmm hope you going to post them up so we can see better. Love the little easel you have your phone sitting on its so cute. Have a great WOYWW :)

Hardwick Creations said...

Wow Julia, your desk is looking fantastic and the view out your window, green and luscious, is a sign of warmer weather on its way.

Thanks again for promoting and supporting our endeavours.

Becky said...

Boy, your grass IS really green! I wish I worked at home too, cough or no cough :) Still haven't used gesso, but I think I say that every time you mention it. Ha!

Angie said...

Truly at one time I did clean my stamps, now not so much. More of a just blot the ink off on a piece of paper and move on. I see no reason to fuss about the ink on the stamps they are after all going to get inky again! Have a great week!
Angie #113

Carolyn Phillips said...

You got Sun!!! Wow. Wish we did. Still since you have shared yours we can all enjoy it. Thanks.

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Fab looking . . . fairly tidy . . . desk. Happy WOYWW xxx

Sarah said...
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Jingle said...

We are getting a ton of rain this week here in New England, too. I about done with it, but it looks like it will be off and on through at least Saturday. Bummer. Your 'shrunken' iPad comment cracked me up! LOL! The cards look absolutely fabulous! I hope you share photos of those!

Sarah said...

Me again - just got up and eating porridge for lunch...
My typewriter is late 60s/70s I think and I found a black ribbon here at Rymans which theoretically is the same - looks identical - am still amazingly on the original ribbon at the mo, although red is a bit iffy. I think they are great for LOs too. Can say anyfink you want...

http://www.ryman.co.uk/1330012060/Pelikan-Typewriter-Ribbon-1001FN/Product

famfa said...

Famfa 116
Nice to see sun, have heard all about your rain from my relatives. I got my badge, thank you so much, was very excited. Not seen any others yet but keep it on my handbag. Shame you IPad shrunk, bet it hasn't shrunk the problems on it! X

Lisa Richards said...

Love your iPad easel! The sunshine is wonderful! Glad you finally got some! I just got my FIRST pot of Gesso, so I don't understand all of the lidded vs. unlidded controversy. I have a lot to learn! Have a great WOYWW!
Lisa
#120

Katie said...

The bright sunshine is beautiful! I hope you get more of that and less of the rain!

Happy WOYWW!
Katie #121

Deb's Pen Pot said...

Hi Julia, wasn't the sun a shock yesterday afternoon?! What did I do with it...er, nothing, as was in work, but the drive home was blinding! Anyhoo, happy WOYWW and enjoy desk-snooping - I shall be desk-hopping this weekend as I'm having 'one of those days' today! Best wishes, Deb x

fairyrocks said...

Ah, the work life of a work from or at home. I refer to it as the job that never ends. Thanks for hosting and sharing. About the water...if we don't dump ours we end up with a fresh batch of vampire like mosquitoes every 10 to 14 days. They are the bain of my summer days. Their larvae can also live in the soil for at least 2 years, Who Knew?

StampinCarol said...

I've been drinking my coffee as I've prepared my post for today. My dear son is coming to visit for a few days so I'll not be checking out any other desks. I hope you get some more sunny weather... I'd send you some from southern Arizona if I could! We've had temps in the mid 90*F. Anyway, I so enjoy your blog! Thanks for such a fun venue!

Mary Jo Rhoda said...

Sorry about all the rain!
But your cards look fabulous :)

Daniella said...

Haha! I went on that same OCD trip 3 days ago myself! Cleaning the stamps that is. I am so bad about that!!! I do as you do, I get them all messy, and leave them that way until either
A- I need to use it again.
B- There are so many dirty ones it makes me mental!!!

I would love to join the ATC it forward. I will email you in a bit.
Have a wonderful WOYWW!!
xxDaniella

Sheri said...

Love that sunshine streaming through! And I love my ATG also..I have the pink one. Thanks for hosting us (as always)!!

Nicky said...

Hello - great desk and pleased to hear OCD is setting in - I have to have my stamps cleaned as soon as I used them lol - have a great week - Nicky (no 131)

Belinda said...

Good morning Julia, this is my second week and I think I forgot to comment on your site last week. Pathetic!! Anyhow, I sure could use your rain. We just had our first rainfall yesterday in oh so long. My shrubs were so thirsty. Seems all the rain has been in your area. I like that you have a window right in front of your desk. Mine are around the room. Come check out my desk if you get time. I know I didn't finish last weeks. :(

Belinda (#131)

SuziesImaginarium said...

How fun, a cards for men thingy and you actually had a flash of OCD? Craziness I tell ya! Love you space! Happy WOYWW #130

Angela Crandall said...

Love the button jar - looks so yummy! And I am a bit jealous of the light in your room...your desk looks so inviting!

Re: your iPad...was it the rain? ;)

Happy Hump Day!

Angi
WOYWW ♥136

debby4000 said...

Love the red, white and blue notebook.
We had a bit sun yesterday but its back to gloomy today.
luv
Debby

Serendipity Stamping said...

Oh please send some of that rain to Florida! My yard and all the neighbors yards are such a "lovely" shade of brown. Personally I don't call this grass grass. It is more like weeds I miss my real northern grass. LOL
Sending you an e-mail Julia. #139

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I like how you always tell folks what we are seeing on your desk. Me, I just make them guess. And then they guess wrong and I have to puzzle over what they did see (the container of M&Ms someone swore they saw on my desk). I would say send some that rain over our way but that's a long trip and it would get lost on its way. Grass huh? That's what that stuff looks like?

Deb said...

your masculine cards looks fabulous, that is going to be a great workshop. Your grass looks lovely, can't see how long it is from here or do I just need my glasses on! I sometimes pretend I don't need them!
Happy WOYWW Deb xx #141

Amy said...

It's actually not rained here today for once so I managed 3 hours in the garden. Mind you I have neglected it that much that only about 2 foot square got weeded in that time. But still, progress! Will reward my hardwork by doing some crafting tonight. Love your desk as always. Amy #141

Amy said...

Doh, Amy #143

toni said...

Hi Julia Busy, Busy, The rain has held off today and the sun has just come out hurray! It's funny but I like crafting on really rainy days as I know I couldn't possibly be doing anything else. When the weather's good I feel a bit guilty staying in doors. I'm thing of getting an ATG would you recommend it?I'm not sure if I can handle one as it looks a bit big Happy crafting x toni #142

Est xxx said...

Just added mine :-) xx

Liz Black said...

Loving your sunny desk, goes well with the deckchair! Makes me believe that summer is around the corner ...lol! Love the Union Jacks too, must get on with some GB projects !!! Thanks for sharing : ) Liz at 145 x

BumbleVee said...

with that much moisture in the air...I'm not surprised the jar is taking so long to dry out a bit.....

sandysewin said...

Sunshine, yay! We've been quite grey and gloomy this week, but that's ok. We need the rain after such a dry winter.

Love the slice of life that is your desk. :-)

Happy Woyww,

Sandy #150

Craftgirl said...

Is OCD catching? I hope I get it.
Love your notebook. I want to join the ATC anniversary also. What fun.

Happy WOYWW
Carol

Rachel K said...

I love the card on your desk. It looks really great; the union flag but with a twist. Very cool.

cheers,
rachel

Caz said...

Gah - hate making cards for men!!!! love your card though!
Love my ATG - now have two - one for everyday and one acid free.
We have grass like you too - hubby is not pleased as it's far too wet to cut :-(
Happy WOYWW
Caz #157

Keren said...

Looks lovely and sunny where you are! XXX

Keren

Erika said...

Julia I don't know if anyone else is having a problem but I can't leave comments on a few folks blogs because general access is denied. It might be worth mentioning that the blogs have to allow access for comments to be left?
Erika.

mark gould said...

hi, new here and new to all of this, i have no idea how to share a link to your sight, i copied the we addy in though. feel free to message me any info on how it all works. thanks. i look forward to being part of the woyww'ers


ive also had trouble leaving a comment on some blogs, my space bar keeps moving the page down :(

Dragonlady said...

Sorry I am so late this week. Hope everyone is OK and having a better Wednesday than me - just been given a different job!!!!

Ali x #162

Anne said...

As usual I am late on here. Your desk looks very tidy Julia and I can't wait to see a closer look at the male cards- I need more ideas. Fed up with rain and new look blogger as it's taken me ages to get sorted tonight. Thanks for sharing. Anne x

Raven's Rest Studio, Jennifer Conway said...

You wouldn't know it's been so wet for you! Look at how beautiful, lush and green your grass looks though! Cards for Men - sounds like a great topic....I always struggle with making items for the "men folk"! Have a great Wednesday *smiles* ~Jen

dottielottie said...

Your work space is lovely and sunny today even if you have had to put up with lots of rain. Your card is very patriotic in its colours and seriously where does one get a 'tape runner thingy baby' like that lol
Happy crafting
Hugs
Lottie x WOYWW 133

Diana Evans said...

I am a little late to the party but thrilled to be here!!!! Thank you for hosting and I always love your workspace!!!!

Sheena said...

Pesky rain, shrinking your ipad and growing your grass! The cards look great and well done on getting all your stamps cleaned!

Sheena
xxx

Samantha Elliott said...

Sorry Miss for not being with you today. I could give you a string of excuses but I won't. Just call it life! Lovely looking desk this week and two Union Jacks I can see. Not sure I fancy an iPad now if they shrink! Hugs xx

Scrappydiva said...

And last, but hopefully not least, is little ol' me! Sorry I'm so late today. It's been a loooong and very trying day!! I'll have to have a hop around on Friday!!

Thanks!

mommyle said...

I am green with envy over your sunshine. I don't think I've seen any real sun since we spent Christmas in Mexico. UGH!!!

I LOVE your cards! How fantastic!!!

Thank you again for another wonderful week!

Emily said...

Ah, sunshine!! But how long will it last?! Those cards for men look great, I need to pay close attention to them because I always run out of ideas when I need to make a 'male' card. Have a lovely week,
emilyxx

Sara Jansen said...

I love your sense of humor...I can almost hear you talking while reading your posts...nice to see the Union Jack (oh my, that is what you call it, isn't it??) made into a card. Have fun with the men!

fairy thoughts said...

I finally got time to call back
and comment. lovely to see some sunshine yesterday. is that a jar of gobstoppers at the back. Shame on you for leaving your scissors open. have a good week
janet

Bridget Larsen said...

I cant imagine having rain for that long, doesnt look like it on your desk photos LOL. hahaha re shrunk ipad. Glad I am not the only one without not much going on in my desk
Bridget #172 yay 3 more weeks to 156 ATCs

Sandy Trefger said...

Busy, busy desk! Did I read that right? Sixteen weeks of rain??? Oh my! We certainly could use half of that here in Texas right now. Our spring is feeling a bit like early summer!

Bridget Larsen said...

p.s. do I get a WOYWW badge too or am I too far away for your postie to get to LOL?
Bridget #172

Linda said...

I think I am the last one to post today. I'm loving the Union Jack card! Enjoy the sun while you have it and happy WOYWW! Linda #175

RosC said...

Lovely sunny desk. Lots of things to see.
I do enjoy it when Wednesdays swing around because it's a great little motivator for me. Sad to say that this month is very busy with work so I might be a bit recalcitrant.
Yours as ever,
Ros.

Kim said...

I've decided not to call a sudden fit of putting stamps away an episode of OCD; instead it has become my monthly MENSA training in conceptual inter-spatial engineering. Or of futility...either way...

Whimcees said...

Hello!

My poor old brain really got the days mixed up this week - I am posting WOYW on Thursday! So sorry - but better late than never! We have had so much rain here in WI also and although we have much warmer temps today we are to have severe storms now - bringing of course, more rain! The green is lovely but I am weary of it all! Wishing you sunshine today!

Hugs,

Barbara Diane

trisha too said...

You workdesk looks lovely with the sun streaming in, so cheerful!

:)

BJ said...

Oh dear you can tell I'm addicted to this now as I have created myself a tick sheet!!! Can't say I manage to visit all let alone leave a comment, don't know how you do it! BJ#18

EFI said...

Hello! It is gorgeous, when the sun shines!!! I am #182, hugz from Greece

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

I'm a bit late doing my rounds this week....phew... glad it's Friday! Happy WOYWW and hugs ;))

Paula Gale said...

Well hello my special blogging friend, this is the second week in a row that i've taken all of my pictures, written a couple of para's of my post and then completely been distracted by something or somebody and not been able to come back to my post in a decent amount of time in order to make it worth posting. In the meantime, i've picked stuff up that i've had to do. I really don't know how you do it Ms. Dunnit - once upon a time, my Dad would call me supermum and megastar because I had so much on a the same time but can't seem to cope with more than a couple of things at one time, so unfortunately, I didn't make WOYWW again this week - will try harder for next week and defo want to be part of the 3rd anniversary. I'll go and read the post that tells me all about it. Also i'll drop you a line about a badge :O)

big hugs

Paula x x x

Kezzy said...

Loving the male cards. The DT I'm on, the fortnightly challenge is one for the boys, I HATE IT, my mojo has disappeared, I keep starting bits but chuck them away, I managed the challenge, but we also pop cards on the shop blog for inspiration which was my idea, and everyone else has posted but me lol. Think I need to pop along to one of your workshops. Loved all the dollies, bet it was a great surprise and the layout of the accident was a eye catcher, there I was, reading double time making sure you weren't under the ladders, then no mention, mega inlarged layout and relief finding it was staged lol. Happy woyww, late again :-) Kezzy xxx

Misty's Mum said...

Wow! I knew I was late - but #185.
Sorry I missed the last couple of weeks. Hope to get round to a lot of you this time. First go through will be all those ending in 5 like me.