Wednesday 5 September 2012

What’s On Your Workdesk Wednesday? #170

It’s the last WOYWW? of the school holidays and in the interests of full disclosure this photo was actually taken yesterday afternoon.


I was busy coming up with ways to use seasonal stamps in a non seasonal way. The gingerbread man and the mug were easy, but no bright ideas for the candy cane yet. If you’re not horrified by the idea of Christmas cards in September then my previous efforts can be seen here.


A rare thing happened yesterday. I got the whole kitchen table to myself. This is what the other half looks like when that small miracle occurs. So much easier than running back and forth to the lounge to use the big tools.

So that’s it from me for today. Short and sweet as Julia, our lovely host, likes it.


Lunch Lady Jan said...

I like the snowflake mug very much - that could work well as a C card for your friends!
Don't you take good photos? They're never run of the mill - the 2nd one, for example, love the quadrant of the fruit bowl in the top RH of the pic! Daft, I know, but I like it!
Hugs, LLJ #81 xx

Annie said...

Fab snaps of your crafty space. Thanks for sharing them.
A x #85

Scattychick said...

How about using a candy cane as an umbrella handle and you could use twine or paper or anything to make the fabric part of the brolly?

Sian said...

I love that photo with the bowl of fruit artistically peeping in at the corner :)

jill said...

Great work table with plenty to keep you busy. My idea for the cane canes is having a bauble hanging from the end of it.

Danielle said...

I like the use of the snowflake mug and candy canes make great hearts stamped connected together. dani 137

SandeeNC said...

On top of everything, you're a healthy crafter too, love the bowl of fruit on your desk....err....table! lol Mine only has candy ;p

Twiglet said...

Great to be able to spread out and get crafty. x Jo

Lisa-Jane said...

Hhhmmm... candy canes, tricky. I bet someone from SU has come up with a fab idea by now, which reminds me I need to find the reindeer projects that use the owl punch.

Ali H said...

Loads of fun stuff this week - can't think about Christmas 'til November !
How do get those staight done photos - makes feel a bit dizzy just looking down from that height (being a vertically challenged 5ft-er !!)Ali #57

Neet said...

Seen the comment about the handle of an umbrella and that is brill - all I could think of was a walking stick. Hop you gets lots of ideas and would love to see your results.
Hugs, Neet 84 xx

akilli melek said...

been watching craft tv where it has been all seasonal for about 3 weeks. Dont mind watching, but cant start my christmas cards until i have done more layouts
thanks for popping by earlier
caroline #14

fairy thoughts said...

no sorry cant think of Christmas yet ... D2 wedding first but i love the mug and papers
janet #65

Tertia said...

The dreaded C word again! Its only September people!
Love that mug and the gingerbread men I can deal with.
Enjoy the last little bit of school holidays, mine come to an abrupt halt on Tuesday next week. Where did that months holiday go? I am sure somebody came in the night and stole two weeks.
Happy belated WOYWW!
Tertia #70

Tamika said...

I've tried making the holiday cards it just doesn't work but keep up the efforts!Tamika #149