Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Wednesday again!

I can’t believe it is Wednesday already and time for another WOYWW. My desk is actually pretty tidy as I had a complete tidy up session on Monday because I couldn’t stand the mess any more! I needed to create some more space for actual crafting. As you can see this was pretty successful and my desk only has a few things on it from my latest projects, although I still haven’t found a home for my new punches. Needless to say there is a cold mug of tea (I don’t function without tea!) among the other things.

I even got round to sorting out the shelves…these are actually book shelves with fiction and encyclopaedias on them, for the most part hidden behind my crafting things (yes I am taking over the whole of the study!). The stripy folders contain ATCs and inchies from the swaps I have been involved in over the past few years.  The bottle on the bottom shelf is waiting to have the label soaked off so I can use it on a scrapbook page, the box next to it is for altering and the toilet roll is for use as tissues as I still have an annoying cold!
The other shelves are much the same as usual with as much stuff crammed onto them as possible! I have a mixture of little items in jewellery/bead boxes and various Tupperware containers full of acrylic paints, glues, glitters, angel hairs and other assorted bits and pieces. I can't claim that these are tidy, but at least I am able to find most things!
Crafting wise I made this layout using some photos from my childhood. It follows this weeks sketch by Anna on Pencil Lines, the theme of cats or dogs from CCC, the challenge to use scrap that is more than a year old from Practical scrappers (I was given these papers in June 2009!), the cute challenge from PTW and the song L-O-V-E from Scrap it with a song. The page is entitled ‘Puppy Love’ and the journaling reads ‘It was love at first sight for me when I first met Tor. He was so adorable so although he was the family dog I trained him and thought of him as mine. June 1986’.
I also made this very quick and simple card for a friend who has just moved house, which follows the theme of ‘distressing’ from Stamp & Doodle as I used sandpaper on the embossed elements. Thanks for looking and commenting. Have a great rest of the week.
Love,
Caro
x

25 comments:

Cath Wilson said...

Gosh, you ARE organised, lol. Love it. Love TOR, too - we once had a sheltie and I remember him looking just like that - he arrived at the railway station in a big crate and was huddled in the corner when we went to pick him up. Lovely memories.

Jessica said...

Lovely job on the layouts, girl! What sweet pictures and a great way to use your stash. Thanks for playing along with us at Practical Scrappers!! I hope to see more of your work soon.
Scrap happy-
Jessica

Helen said...

great cards, well done on your tidy up. I think i need one badly!!

Pallavi said...

awesome scrapping area..so clean and organized! i'm loving the puppy layout..beautiful colors..great work and happy woyww

~Christina~ said...

LOVE it

Sheila said...

Thanks for the peek at your desk. Your shelves are quite orderly. I love your layouts.

Toucan Scraps said...

congrats on the tidy up. I'm sure you'll find somewhere for those punches soon.
Great layouts.
thank you singing along with us at Scrap it with a Song this week

The Crafty Chick said...

I like how you have transparent storage boxes so you can see into them. Good idea.Leandra

Catherine said...

Thank you so much for joining us at Cupcake Craft this week ! Your layout is fantastic, love the papers (I've got them, they are fab !) Love the little dog in the corner too, so sweet ! Good luck ! Smiles from Catherine

Corinna Lyons-Revello said...

Such a great page. I love the tiny little pup in the bottom corner! Thanks for participating with us again this week!

Corinna
Practical Scrappers

LynCr said...

Lovely job on your card - beautiful image. Thanks for joining in Stamp-n-doodle's Challenge. Cheers Lynne, Stamp-n-doodle

Liverpool Lou (Anne) said...

Lovley LO and card :-) do you still drink your tea when it's gone cold? I can't stand cold tea, or even luke warm
Anne xx

Julia Dunnit said...

Lovely card. Hope your cold is srying up a bit now - you aren't alone, at work this morning two gals are sounding distinctly snotty! Great LO too - is that real stitching I wonder?

Doone said...

lovely layouts, really do liek your colour choices,

and anything with a dog on is going to win my vote,

Dx

Jess said...

Fab projects! Thanks for joining us at Scrap It With a Song!

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

This is BEAUTIFUL! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at STAMP-N-DOODLE:)

Kruemel said...

What a wonderful layout! Love the color combo and the beautiful papers. Gives your page a wonderful vintage touch!

Thanks for playing with us at Cupcake Craft this week!

Hugs,
Kathrin aka Kruemel

Spyder said...

I still haven't tidied up from last week. You have loads of stuuf piled on top of each other, like me, now when you want the bottom box, where does all the other stuff go?? Mine just get piles somewhere else, and then, a the day goes on, it's all just one big heap!! Great scrap booking pages oh and Glad you liked the leaves! I'll do some more!
(Lyn)

TeenaBugg38 said...

Awwwww....love the puppy luv page! So cute!! Your card is lovely too....I;m sure your friend will love it! Thanks for playing along this week with scrap it with a song!

Hannah said...

Your LO and the card are both great! Thanks for playing along with Scrap It With a Song :-)

Lisa said...

Beautiful card and layout! YOur puppy is adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at Practical scrappers this week!

LazyKay said...

How lovely to have an actual dedicated crafting space - mine's strewn all over the house!

Love the layout and how you manage to fill the brief for so many challenges with these.

Beautiful card!

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scrappin_mom3 said...

Wonderful LO! Thanks so much for using up that stash and joining us at Practical Scrappers this week!

hugs
Kerri

anazelia said...

love that puppy love page. and that card is so cool. what a neat idea. thanks for playing along with us again at scrap it with a scrap.

Chrissie said...

Looking very organised Caro!
Chrissie