Hello again - it's me - I'm back... I've missed my adventures wandering around the Wednesday workdesks (you can join in by going here).
Apologies for being AWOL for the last couple of weeks - I've been sewing my little fingers to the bone and didn't have a very interesting desk to show you.
It will be my last, and favourite, craft fair on Saturday 6th December. Favourite because it is a Victorian Market and I have THE most beautiful costume to wear (thanks Mum!) It is in St Lawrence's Church in Gnosall and the atmosphere is fabulous. All the stall holders dress in costume and there are various entertainments throughout day - I'm really looking forward to it.
I've decided that I've got enough stock to last the day so I've tidied away all my work stuff and, as you can see, I'm indulging in a little Christmas crafting for myself...
I've broken out the Molly Blooms Christmas stamps and I'm playing nice! This is going to be the Holly Wreath featured in last year's Christmas Carnival pack. I'm hoping to make a few decorations to "Christmas up" my craft room - I've got some fairy lights up already (I do like a twinkly light!) but I could do with some more festive bits and bobs.
That's all from me - let me know you came and I'll try and catch up with you later.
Just a quickie from me today... I had a VERY successful craft fair on Saturday - THANK YOU for all your good wishes - they definitely paid off! As a result I am now sewing full out to re-stock for my next venture - a Victorian Market in December. Consequently my desk is awash with felt and embroidery floss and NOT a very interesting sight. Soooo... I thought (and I hope Julia won't mind too much) that I would post pictures of my stall on Saturday as I know many of you have been intrigued about what I have been creating with my bits of felt. So here it is...
Welcome to another What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday, hosted by the effervescent Ms Dunnit over at The Stamping Ground. Go here to join in the fun. This is the day when we wander about the ether world and have a good old mooch around the work spaces of fellow crafters all over the globe, getting inspiration, support and friendship along the way. If you've not tried it - give it a go - you won't be disappointed.
So the burning question is "what is on my workdesk today?" The answer is - not what there should be! I should be sewing like a loony (for a craft fair on Saturday) but I got a bit side tracked by a new challenge letter for the altered dictionary challenge I'm doing with The Craft Barn...
I bet it's a bit more exciting on your desk today. Let me know you came, and your WOYWW number, and I'll pay you a visit later.
Time for another entry for The Craft Barn's Dictionary Challenge. This time round it's letter N with no twist. So before we go any further I need to apologise to Izzy for playing fast and loose with my word choice.
As you know I'm using an old French-English dictionary and I'm using the French half of the dictionary for this challenge. I have chosen the word neige meaning... snow. My interpretation, as you can see below, is a snowman, which in French is really un bonhomme de neige, but I'm hoping that since my bonhomme is made from neige (OK if you're going to be picky - cereal box, acrylic paint and ink) Izzy will forgive me?
I have used Tim Holtz's Winter Wonder die, painted with white acrylic and inked with DI. The hat and carrot nose have been flocked and the seam binding stained with Fired Brick DS. The snow and snowflakes are heat embossed with Stampendous Winter Wonderland embossing powder.
Hello and welcome. It's been a busy month here at Moonshine Manor and it has been difficult to find time for crafting. That said, today is my birthday so I have treated myself to some me time in the old Chambre de Craft and am delighted to have started AND finished my October Tim Tag.
You can see Tim's original design here. Once again I have had to work around my woeful lack of TH supplies but I'm really pleased with the results.
I'm enjoying my Halloween crafting and seem to be getting a dedicated "spooky corner" in my craft room.
Hello again and welcome to another WOYWW. (Confused? Go here, meet our lovely hostess Julia and join in all the fun). I'm sorry I missed you last week but I was just too busy to make it in to the craft room.
I wanted to say thank you for all the lovely comments I got on WOYWW #227 about my WIP (work in progress) Halloween tag. It was lovely reading all your positive comments about the window idea. The tag is now finished and if you are interested you can see it here.
So - what is on my work desk today?
Well, today I am mainly making monogram keyrings. I'm over half the way through the alphabet now, but crikey, these little beauties don't half take some time to make! My first craft fair this season is on the 2nd November so I need to get a hustle on!
That's it from me - but what's on your work desk today? Leave me a comment with your Mr Linky number and I'll try my best to come and visit you too.