Tuesday, 20 November 2012

WOYWW #181 - Christmas Tree Bottoms

Wednesday. What's on your Workdesk. 181 weeks ago, a crazy lady called Julia decided to set up a group of people who, every Wednesday, showed their desks in their current state. Who would have thought it would have got so popular. I even read that it is now famous thanks to a radio programme. WOW.

....and so, to mine...............

I have a lot of comments about my spotty tablecloth (it used to sit on our kitchen table in England so I love the things it reminds me of when I sit here).

I am in the process of finishing the bottoms on my crochet Christmas Trees. I know it's only November but it's hard to NOT be in the Cjristmas spirit when already my next door neighbour has enough lights up to light the whole of Ontario, we have already been to a Santa Parade and are going to another one on Saturday and every shop you go in has Christmas everywhere.

My finished Imp sits proudly at the back. teen Monkey is holding my new purchase from the second hand shop a gorgeous glass bauble - too heavy for the tree - but I love it.

Sock - still in the same state, butbsittingnthere to remind me I am at my knitting group this week (haven't been for weeks now due to broken thumb, poorly throat, PA day etc etc). Glue gun poised - it doesn't work too well, you have to push the glue stick in with your fingers which I just found out was very very hot!!!

My Union Jack Mug filled with Yorkshire Tea (like Tea should be!). A bag of bells which I picked up at Dollarama. A cork I was given to make another Korknisse. Standing at the back, behind the propped up IPad is a lovely card that Brenda made for me to go with a wonderful package of papers and embellishments.

Look at all that loveliness! I asked her about card making and all this arrived in the post. I am a very lucky girl. I can't wait to start playing with it all, however I may have to wait till next year now. Thank you Brenda, you are a very thoughtful person. I 'met' Brenda via WOYWW - I love blogging and all the great people I have 'met'.

.....and what a gorgeous card - very inspirational.

My friend and neighbour popped round the other day and have me a present (for being me). It was lovely.....

Handmade soap and a handmade pin cushion. Again, how lucky am I?

Right I am off to check out some truly great blogs now and find some more inspiration - No, I must finish my stuff first and get more inspiration for new things later!!!!!!

 

16 comments:

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hullo there Famfa, happy WOYWW! ah the days are flying past and am totally with you about getting ready for Christmas.. love your juicy goodies from Brenda.
I saw some you sent to Lunch Lady Jan just now - lovely!
I welcomed you to my blog on yesterday's post not the WOYWW one as always try and and do it on the very next post - it is a post on how to use a brayer!
love Shaz in Oz.x (no number yet Julia's not on yet and it midday here :D)

butlersabroad said...

Ooh I love how colourful your desk is this week, that spotty tablecloth is really cheering. Look at all that paper and embellishments, who's a lucky girl then!!!! You did me a favour as most of those die cuts and punch outs were littering my desk and you know how I like to be tidy!! Love the imp on the earlier post, he really came out well. Lovely gifts from your neighbour too, off to see what you sent Jan, was it the knitted Christmas trees that the PO man didn't bat an eyelid about??

Hugs
Brenda (no number yet)

Annie said...

I love visiting your desk each week because it's always filled with bright colourful cheery things....either made or in the making :-)
Hugs,
A x #48

butlersabroad said...

I linked you up seeing Julia has changed the time on us, you're number 86. Hope you see this before you link too!!!

Brenda

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Thank you x a million for the gorgeous corknisse gnomes - they are fab and have attracted a lot of comments this morning! I love them!
Wow, how kind of Brenda was that to send you all those lovely bits and pieces - have fun using them :)
Hugs, LLJ #68 xx

Neil said...

Hi there, thanks for letting me peek into your creative world this morning. There's lots of lovely goodness on show there.
Neil#34

Helen said...

What a great desk full of loveliness! Like you I love "meeting" friends on WOYWW and indeed have done so for real - proper good friends, it is wonderful. Have a lovely day. Helen, 9

Andrea said...

thank you for visiting and your kind comments. love the spotty table cloth and you are a busy beaver with so much going on..the imp is so cute sounds like christmas is in full swing,look forward to next week
s update . what lovely gifts to enjoy and have a wonderful week x..#26

Linda said...

Lots of productivity going on at your craft desk with cute items on your desk too.

JoZart said...

What a flock of angels I received today... four arrived at once and I love them all. All so very different. card, felted, sewn and your beauty, crocheted. Thank you so very much for making Dusty for me, she is so special and is hanging up with her new friends.
i'll be blogging all about them very soon for all to shae the wonder!
Lv Jo x

pearshapedcrafting said...

Fabulous, your goodies(Lucky you!) look great on that cloth! Love the bunting on your table too! Chris91

butterfly said...

What a lot of lovely things to play with... those papers and die-cuts look fabulous, as does Brenda's card. And I love that soap - how cool is that?! Happy WOYWW...
Alison x
#63

pearshapedcrafting said...

I think it's a paperchase pencil case - thanks for reminding me-son no 3 gave me a voucher to spend after we had moved-now, which box might it be in?! lol! Chrisx

Erika said...

What lovely gifts to get, your desk looks busy with lots of different items. Happy crafting, hugs Erika. 73

Twiglet said...

Fab post - I always enjoy a good snoop around your spotty tablecloth.x Jo

Laurart said...

Lovely! I adore the papers..so pretty! Happy WOYWW xxx Laura #51