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Wednesday, 10 November 2010

WOYWW - Wednesday 10/11/10

Another Wednesday has arrived and it's time for another WOYWW.  I managed to visit all blogs involved in the WOYWW but couldn't leave messages on some because either it wouldn't allow or I couldn't even find the bit to post a comment so I apologise for those bloggers.  Click here to have a look at Julia's blog who organises the WOYWW.

Well I had to have a little re-jig of my workstation on Sunday to find homes for my new additions from the NEC.  I didn't buy that much but it didn't fit in where it should.


Here is my desk as it stands.  I haven't closed it for some weeks now.  My husband is very accommodating when it comes to my cardmaking and therefore he doesn't moan when it doesn't get shut up as long as he's got room to do his exercises!!


As requested, here is a close-up of some of the drawers pulled open for you all to have a look at.  They include storage for flowers (need quite a few drawers for these as I love using flowers), my DS tape and ink pads.  Some more drawers will be opened next week for you all to look.


Here is a close-up of the items on my desk.  The orange card is there awaiting going in the post.  The art deco pile is extracts from a magazine waiting to be stuck together into a card.  The lady in the black dress is for a commissioned card for my son's workplace and is from Debbie Moore's new CD Venetian Moments.  In the far corner I have printed out some kingfisher images and patterned backing paper from Joanna Sheen's Jayne Netley Mayhew CD and some plain paper to co-ordinate from Crafty Ann's Digi Shop.  I have also coloured in a stamped kingfisher image with Promarkers - I'm not sure about my colouring in of these but I haven't had much practice in colouring in animals/birds.  I am using these images for two cards - a 50th birthday card and also a commissioned birthday card for my son's workplace.


My last photo shows the desk with the addition of another one of my Keel dogs - this time Willie the Pug - for those of you that watched Eastenders over the years he's a twin for Ethel's Willy!!!

29 comments:

Mandi said...

I knwo I say it every week, but that is such a super desk!

Our hubbys are great about our crafting arent they..but me thinks they dont have much choice LOL

Happy WOYWW
mandi x

Wipso said...

I really love your craft space and your Willie look a like :-)
A x

karen said...

Wow, this is such a fabulous workspace! Thanks for the peek into the opened drawers!
I think the Kingfishers look great! I noticed them right away in the picture of your opened drawers.
Happy WOYWW!
karen #78

Sue said...

Hi Ya Kym
i luv all your storage so close to your desk, glad you had ickle spend, gorgeous cards, aww he is cute,have great day, happy WOYWW, sue,x (23)

Maria (inkymits) said...

oooh its that work station again,i neeeed one! Lovely little doggy on the chair.
Maria inkymits x
#84 i think

CRAFTY WOMBLE said...

I have giant cupboard desk envy...............

I think the OH have it figured if they leave us to it we are so grateful we won't nag and complain at them about anything!!

butlersabroad said...

I think we're going to be here a while if we're going to peek into all those drawers, lol! Lovely projects on your desk today.

Hugs
Brenda 90

Terry & Kim said...

I like the way you colored the kingfisher. It looks beautiful! Lovely drawers - thanks for the peek.

Terry #21

She said...

Hi Kym, what a fantastic workspace you have. Hope you enjoyed the NEC. Thanks for visiting me :-) S xx #12

Mrs A. said...

Wow. Youv'e got one of those Work Box thingys. Have seen the advert for them. I want one. Are they very expensive?

Nicky said...

Brilliant desk - my stepmum has one of those and its great but doesnt get shut every often either x

Sue from Oregon said...

First off....love Willie! I think he is so cute. Used to have a pug years ago. So nice to have that wonderful unitl to keep everything tidy and so organized. Good luck with your promarkers...practice makes perfect LOL!

Violets Corner said...

Wonderful desk with all storage close by! I'm having an envy moment, he he. Thanks for the drawer peek.

I guess our hubbys have it all worked out, if we are occupied crafting we aren't bothering them :)

Hugs
Maarit

Andrea - Wales, UK said...

Love 'Willy' and can't wait for more peeks into those gorgeous drawers.

Have a fab week
A.xx(4)

Chrissie said...

I think that if I had your fabby desk I'd never get it to close!Super wip too!
Chrissie

peggy aplSEEDS said...

i'm waiting for the time when i don't say wow, wow, wow! when i look at your storage. nope, not this week. wow, wow, wow!
your husband is a smart man. he knows that if you're happy, he's happy.

Theresa said...

amazing organization skills Kym and what a cutie PUG!

Pam said...

Love the storage in your craft room. Well done on eating your sons cakes!!!Thank for visiting my desk. Hugs Pam x

Shirley Pumpkin said...

I just love that big cabnet.. and my husband is the same way. My space is a loft upstairs by my our bedroom so there is no wall or door.. sometimes I wish there was being crafty is so messy sometimes.. thanks for the comment on my blog

Hugs
Shirley Pumpkin #50

Spyder said...

I was here honest, blogger just wouldn't let be comment (meanie!)
love your 'dog' I have a real cat trying to sit on my printer, she's neve got up that high before but now its a must do thing! A toy dog would be less trouble and wouldn't run off with my sticky dots! Have a great weekend. happy woyww!
((Lyn)) #40

Cardmaking Galore said...

Oh, those drawers seem full to the brim!

Angenita said...

Thanks for stopping by.
What a great storage you have!! It must be fun to open a drawer and see what's in it.

Silvia(Barnie) said...

How fantastic, such a wonderful place to work. Thanks for this sneak peak and for stopping on my blog.

Sherry said...

Your desk is very organised Kym and your storage unit is really such a wonderful piece of kit.
I thought your pup was real at first (he isn't is he?) ... oh yes, Ethel's Willy - I remember him well, and Roly of course - not to mention Wellhard!

Thanks for stopping by my desk earlier.

Sherry (122)

Charlene said...

Wow...what a neat space...looks like you've got tons of awesome storage!! Thanks for the blog visit!!

Daniele said...

super workspace.....saw these at the nec look great all that storage
hugs

Ohhh Snap said...

Gorgeous workspace!! Looks like you make great use of it too. TFS! #76

Cardarian said...

What a lovely craft space! So many tiny drawers with so much stuff in them - love your space!
Hugs,
Cardarian

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Hey Kym,

It's bad enough that I am running nearly a week late, then I have been plagued with that pesky 503 error all night. Just wanted to drop in and let you know I was here this week. I say it all the time, but I still LOVE that desk and setup. You did so good.