Wednesday, 9 October 2013

What's On Your Workdesk? Wednesday 227

There's info about how to join in in the margin of this very blog.  Join us if you can, it's free, it's easy and above all, it's friendly....and you won't find inspiration like it elsewhere!
That shiny spot of spilt glue.....saving that for a day when I need to pick at something.....!
Now gentle Desker, make the most of this sight.  It is the sight of my desk at rest.  It is the sight of as close as I get to it being tidy.  Acceptable, at least.  It's the sight that actually says 'closed'.  For I am away, in sunnier places, and haven't yet thought to photograph the labour intensive work desks of my holiday destination.  You know how it is - you're so busy visitng, passing the milk for coffees, the butter for late morning breakfast and watching the world go by that frankly, even taking a photo of the lap upon which your smash book sits seems too much effort.  Jealous yet?  Don't be...I am enjoying it all on your behalf. And just think - you can share most of it with me via bad photography when I get home!  Joy of joys!
Meanwhile, play amongst yourselves will ya - I will log in and visit as much as I can, but whipping out the iPad at every WifFi enabled cafe is a tad anti social when you're in a party of six!  

92 comments:

Robyn said...

enjoy your time away and come visiting when you return.
I couldn't find the WOYWW link on your new page!
Blessings,
Robyn 6

Regina Hamilton said...

Have a great vacation. Love the your blog's new look. Happy crafting #4

Sandy Leigh said...

I am living vicariously through you Julia...because I was just dreaming of a sunnier, warmer place to be! Have a wonderful time...and thank you for magically managing to still host this fab blog party! Sandy Leigh #5

Eliza said...

Have a great holiday Julia, you deserve it and blow that anti social thing in cafe, the world is expecting the iPad people to use the wi fi to there advantage otherwise they wouldn't supply it, so relax, play on the net and have some fun. Talk at night to your friends over dinner. LOL

Oh love the clean desk it shows it is missing you heaps.

Hugs Eliza & Yoda

voodoo vixen said...

Enjoy your relaxation time and let the interwebs go on without you for a few days. Sounds like you are going to have some wonderful meals with 6 all talking at once!! :)

Deb said...

Oooh, lucky you, have fun and plenty of relaxation! Sounds perfect!
Debxx

Mary said...

Enjoy your time away, you've earned it. Looking forward to hearing all about your fun time away. I'm sure we will all keep busy while you are away. I might just clean my craft room, after all, your desk looks so good, maybe I should try to tidy up. Note: I said maybe and try! Have a great week!

Nan G said...

Lucky you! Enjoy the coffee, sweets and the peeps! We'll carry on on your behalf. :) nan #14

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

ah Julia am tad green sounds so relaxing there, know you will enjoy it all for us!! happy WOYWW Shaz in Oz.x #12

Danie May said...

Enjoy your break Julia, I am totally jealous. Look forward to seeing some photos on your return. Happy WOYWW!
Danie #16 (I think)

Belinda said...

Girlfriend you know you purposely blurred that photo so we couldn't really snoop!
I hope you are enjoying yourself.

If you have time stop by.

Belinda (8)

Daniella said...

Enjoy your trip!! You deserve the rest and don't be anti social!! Leave the ipad behind!!
xxDaniella#10

April Story said...

Well I know it was not your intent, but I am terribly jealous. I have not had a vacation all year long! So I guess I will enjoy it vicariously through you when you share those awesome pictures when you get back. Have a lovely time. April #16

Monica said...

oh how lovely. Have a fun filled time with too much to eat and drink. The words of an old song keep running through my head. " but it's 6 in a bed on the old Pear head"...could be fun

Candace said...

Hope you are having a great time in the sun. Look forward to seeing the holiday pics when you return

Lynn McAuley said...

I am very jealous! Can't wait to enjoy by way of your pictures when you return!

Know that we are having a grand time here, too!!

Lynn #28

Hammers said...

Oh that is a lovely tidy desk, but a bit sad and lonely :) Hope you are having a great time. Looking forward to seeing the photos. Cx #30

Dainty Diva said...

Enjoy your vacation and look forward to coming back to a tidy desk. #28

Claire said...

Enjoy your time away, dear St Julia, and enjoy time with real friends instead of us virtual buddies! We promise to play nicely while you're away :)
Happy WOYWW xx
no. 22

Francesca said...

Wishing you a happy time away and have a good rest, LOL. But my I'm away and you tidy up, I'm impressed. Francesca #32

Mari Kocjancic said...

Love the new blog look! Green and blue is one of my favorite color combos! Have a great day!!

Robin Spitzer said...

I hope you have the best time on Vacation! The first thing I look for is your glasses! They MUST be with you!

Spyder said...

I'm waving to you where ever you are and what ever you are doing...me? up to my eye balls with ...sniffy dawgs!
Have a great time
((Lyn)
#36-ish

Julie Ann Lee said...

Have a great holiday! I can't wait to see some of those photos when you return! Julie Ann #38

Nikki C said...

Have a fun Vacation and your new colours on your blog are so cheery :) hugs Nikki 39

Jackie said...

Enjoy your time away together and have a good rest
Jackie 40
Scrapbangwallop

Helen said...

Morning Julia - have a fabulous time. I could just eat a Spanish breakfast about now! Freshly Squeezed orange juice, Toasted roll all dripping with butter and apricot jam and the most delicious coffee in a glass!!!! Enjoy! Happy WOYWW to you from Helen 42

fairy thoughts said...

Now you've started us off you know we will be fine hop around on your behalf so enjoy your hols you know you deserve it
Janet @15

Annie said...

You have the very best holiday and come home safely with your batteries well recharged.
Hugs,
Annie x

KatzElbows said...

Jealous? How could I possibly be jealous when I still don't have a craft table and I'm off to work in half nah our?

But the desk does look fabulous,

Enjoy the sun.
Love Rachel

Donna Wheat said...

have a great holiday, yes I am jealous! seems an age since mine Donna #48

Andrea said...

have a fab holiday and enjoy the sunshine and relaxation ...that's a very tidy desk you've got to come back to I'm sure we will get to see some of the pics..maybe!..we will behave ;-).... hugs Andrea #42

Maisie Moonshine said...

I've never seen your desk so tidy! Have a lovely holiday. MMx #51

Twiglet said...

Love the new look to your blog - have a brilliant holiday x Jo

Helen said...

Have a great holiday and we'll see you when you get home...your desk looks very peaceful. Helen 20.

Ria Gall said...

Hi Julia
please put us to the back of your mind and enjoy your time away. If anyone deserves a holiday you do so go on your merry way and have a fantastic time and we will enjoy seeing all your photo's when you get back
Happy WOYWW and wishing you a great week
Ria #50

VonnyK said...

That would be right, here I was languishing in pain with a pulled back muscle and here you are lounging around on holidays, sooo not fair. No, I'm not jealous, not jealous at all (hmph). Have a wonderful time and I hope to see lots of tacky photos. Like your new blog colours too!!
Von # 55

misteejay said...

Wow, an almost empty desk.

Hope you are having a wonderful time Julia.

Toni xx

Kate said...

Hope you're having a lovely time!

~Kate~

Bernice said...

Wish I was there!! Have a great holiday!
Bernice #59

peggy apl said...

enjoy yourself Julia, I look forward to the "bad photography"!

Cardarian said...

Enjoyed the calm look of your desk and I hope you are enjoying your holiday! I need one too!
Lots of hugs,
Cardarian

The Taming of the Glue said...

Have a fantastic holiday. Don't worry about us, we'll keep the place tidy until you get back! Promise, no wild parties!! Hugs. Pam#37

Kate Hadfield said...

Have a wonderful holiday! Looking forward to seeing some pics on your return! Kate #54

sandra de said...

Enjoy your time away and looking forward to lots of pics when you return.
Sandra @63

lisa said...

Ohhh definitely jealous, Julia. Leisurely late breakfasts and coffees in the sun seems a long time ago now, sigh sigh!!!
Have a fantastic time.
Hugs Lisax #65

Lynn Holland said...

Enjoy your holiday it will set you up for the shorter daylight ahead

Neet said...

Let your desk be lonely for once and just enjoy your trip away. Hope it's nice and sunny.
Hugs, Neet

Karen Ives said...

a desk at rest, it deserves a chance to breathe too. Have fun!
Karen #70

Kyla said...

Ah, the search for free wifi on holiday (a modern phenomenon!!)

Enjoy and I love the new background by the way.

kyla

Christine said...

Hope it wasn't me wot wos givin you ideas about holidaying ..... I'm back, with a vengeance as 'they' say and you're gone!
Have a great time, forget the wifi thingy and enjoy ........ everything!

Bishopsmate #72

CraftygasheadZo said...

Enjoy your holiday lovely, well deserved and make sure you lap up that sun and warmth and perhaps bring some home?! Loving the desk shot and drying glue patch! Take care Zo xx 73

Joanne said...

By gum lass, I nearly fell off my chair. Is that really your desk or have you got a new picture programme on your computer which allows you to crop the mess??? LOL

Winnie said...

Have a lovely time Julia. I was away last week at a local Vineyard celebrating with hubby our anniversary. It was just what I needed. Peace, quiet, and wine! I see your blog had a transformation when I was away, looks good! Love the colors. I know your desk will be happy to see you again when you return! Winnie#76

Claire Hartburn said...

Loving your new look :)

have a great vacation , looking forward to reading all about it when you get back !!!

Thank you for hosting

Claire x

Marit said...

Wishing you the best of the best vacation Julia!!! Enjoy the sunshine!

Elizabeth said...

On your jollies again, Julia. Lovely clear desk to come back to, apart, that is, from that blob of glue :) And you've had a makeover, well, your blog has ... nice, I like the greens and blues. And your crocheted blanket is a triumph - love the colours. Do have a super holiday, recharge your batteries and come back refreshed and raring to go :)) Elizabeth x #41

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

Your desk looks like it has a B I G telephone on the card on the Ipad stand...just in case you need to wake the cat?
Enjoy..time away is always fun and makes one appreciate home once again.Travel safe.

toni said...

Have a good time, love the new look blog x

Hardwick Creations said...

My gosh Julie, I've been away for so long I've got so many blogs to read and catch up on. I must admit I had a little sneak peak of your blog last week and was pleased to see the lovely view from your studio room.

Hopefully I will be able to become a regular contributor once again. Thanks for hosting this fabulous blog and all the other crafters/artists listed here.

Thank goodness I'm on holidays so that I can have a look at as many of these blogs as I can.

Brenda B said...

You could say that your desk is also enjoying a little holiday.... from you! Is that a football at the end of the table!?? Enjoy the sun, sad to think Winter is on the bloody way!!

Hugs
Brenda

Patsy Paterno said...

Have a great time! I am sure you will- you've got such a grand sense of humor! Downton isn't so slow now is it? So many are angry at the trun of events!!!!! patsy

StampinCarol said...

Hope you have a most wonderful and restful vacation. See you when you get back.
Carol N #91

Lindsay Weirich said...

don't worry about visiting, enjoy your time with freinds!
Lindsay 95

ednamburgess said...

Congrats, your desk looks workable today. Mine looks like yours does a lot of days, but I know where everything is, at least most of the time. Edna

Lacey Lynne said...

Made it this week yay! Thanks for such a great place to share our spaces.

Ann Strecko Koeman said...

Nice new blog look! I had to skip last week but I m back and even busier! Thanks for keeping this fun tour going. Have a good time!

BJ said...

Oh nice background despite everything getting rather narrow! It seems to cut off the right hand side of your photo,so good job I could click on it to see the bit I was missing! Only 3 columns of links, maybe it is my laptop's small screen although I don't have the option of scrolling left/right.

Anyway ho hum, nearly forgot today was Wednesday, all flummoxed by a hospital appointment this morning and still not blogged my desk - but will. BJ something greater than 97!!!!!!!!!!

Gita said...

Enjoy your Holiday! I tried posting via ipad last week wehn I was still in London but couldn't figure out the uploading of pics. :-( Ah well.

Whimcees said...

Hello!

Your desk looks wonderful! Wishing you a happy and relaxing vacation!

Hugs,

Barbara Diane

BJ said...

I came in at #102 in the end btw. Have a great holiday. BJ

Carole said...

You're so brave changing your blog...it looks great...but I'm afraid I'd loose everything...and it takes so long...and I'm techni...challenged anyway. Enjoy your holiday. Be well Happy day... Carole #93

Sarah Keerie said...

I have a bit of a tidy desk - shock horror!

Carolyn Sadowski said...

#104 here...$45 for a seat in the workshop "Art of the Gelli - Part Two" on http://www.artdemos.com I have been so busy that I haven't shown my workdesk in a month. But last night I finally finished the 8 weeks of prepping and videography and YAY! these are a result of lots of late nights. Stop over and check me out!

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Thanks for correcting my link, I hadn't realised anything was wrong! We've just had a lovely day in Bath with Owen, went on the train. Good to see him, he's looking good and seems happy with the way things are going.
Hope you have a wonderful few days off, enjoy the sun adj everything else ;-)
Hugs, LLJ 44 xx

My name is Cindy said...

Enjoy your holiday - didn't have wifi when we went away this year and far too disorganised to use café wifi - but to be honest, didn't miss it a bit. Have fun. Cindy

Mrs.D said...

Oh Julia, lucky you. It is hot where you are.
I see the buttons have not gone on holiday with you! Still waiting to be sorted I see.
Chris #69

Caro said...

Wow! That is neat and tidy compared to normal. Hope you have a wonderful time away. Happy WOYWW. Caro x #80

sandysewin said...

Julia, you sound so wonderfully relaxed! You just enjoy that time and don't worry about us one bit. :-)

Happy Woyww,

Sandy #23

~Rasz~ said...

Enjoy your time away Julia and I think we all need to give our poor little overworked areas a break once and a while! Smiles and hugs, Rasz

Avril Ann said...

Julia, no wonder your desk is so tidy, you are not there, LOL..have a wonderful holiday, and enjoy it for me too, not had a Holiday for 14 years now :( hugs Avril#78

famfa said...

Enjoy your holiday, I am jealous, it sounds heavenly. Hope to see photos soon
Famfa 2

Sharon Madson said...

Yes, enjoy it for all of us! :)
Sharon #110

Queen Lightwell said...

I made it! And with pics from last weeks tauntingly full but closed craft store bags! It was annual haul so feel free to come tell me how ridiculous I was to buy so much stuff! And NO, I have NO idea where to put it all! lol Most has been put away somewhere, though...lol
Thanks, as always, for hostessing us dear! Glad you are on holiday and hope you are having a marvelous wonderful and glorious get-away! :) Deeyll #110

Angi MakingMayhem said...

So glad when I stop by here that you are still sharing WOYWW, Julia! Love it! Hope you're having a lovely time away!

Inky hugs,
Angi
#112

Jan Ltc said...

A very interesting WOYWW. Have a good week! xx Jan 113

Annie Claxton said...

Sounds fantastic, I am well jell! Have a wonderful time - are you going to show us the Smash book when you get back? Annie #114 :o)

Annie Claxton said...

ps your crocheted blanket looks amazing and just in time for the chilly winter evenings - you must be really chuffed :o)

Kezzy said...

Wow hope you have a fantastic holiday, it must be lovely being warm lol, it's quite windy and cold today in the Midlands. I wish I could see your card with the phone it looks awesome. I have to ask is the heat gun Tim Holtz? I really want one of those heat guns but the Ranger one broke after a few weeks, then got a new one and after a month it broke so I have now got a woodware one which is thinner, duel heat but I still miss the type you have. Thought I would ask as you never know it may be a different one that I could buy lol. Happy Holiday Woyww :-) Kezzy xxx

Dianne said...

Hello Julia, I couldn't play today :O(, wow I love you new blog layout, and so happy your having big fun, just keep having fun and we can share when you get home.I'm gonna snoop around and see WHAT'S UP :O), hope your holiday is FABULOUSSSSSSSSS, see you soon..

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

oh yes so jealous lol. That really looks like a desk of someone on vacation! Glad you are enjoying yours. Hugs Vicky # 118

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Julia,

Happy WOYWW!

I really need to read up on how to change my blog around a bit. I like the lime color. I bought card stock that color for my Halloween cards! Woo hoo.

Happy WOYWW
Peace, Kay (19)