Wednesday, 8 February 2012

WOYWW 140 not much here

Hi world
happy WOYWW to everyone, especially everyone I didn't get to visit last week. 
There were lots of us, but  I think I managed to visit more desks than I have done in the past.
You have to be careful it doesn't creep into actual crafting time !!!....... then there would be nothing to show would there?
Hop over to see 'what's up'  at the stamping-ground.   

Not much going on on my desk this week.This is the first week I had been looking after my
 granddaughter all day (you forget how tiring it is don't you, Zzzzzz!)
Erin very kindly had an afternoon nap for about 1 1/2 hours so you know where I went don't you ?

Anyway .... the desk is left mid ATC-ing for Gungy Monday over at. studiol3.
This is a weekly challenge with all things Tim Holtz.
On the right is a little tin containing Tim Holtz film strip tape . . . . I have been looking for this in my room for about a month.... I eventually found it in a ribbon drawer, where else????

As I had found it I thought I should use it on my ATC. The inked background is stamped with a Tim steampunk stamp  (embossed with shiney black powder). Around the edges and on the ticket I have used Inka Gold. I had this for Christmas and not had time to use it yet, it has a really wonderful sheen.
The keen eyed amongst you will see a ghostly image on the film strip. . . . guess who?

This second ATC (well you cant make only 1 can you !) has the same inked background but I have used a Haby theme., I  used the inka gold as well and actually did some sewing on it too.
I like sewing on papercraft projects but never think about it until I have finished. Doh!

I did finish a little display piece at the weekend (I posted plan box this a few months ago before I finished the stamping).
This little box comes with wooden flowers in and was too good to throw away so I painted it and then stamped 9 little bird 'inchies'.

Well I have shown you mine so now I'm going to peek at yours. Looking forward to seeing all those inspirational rooms / deask/ floors / tables / closets etc, etc
janet aka fairy thoughts


  1. That film strip tape looks really cool! Can you print straight onto it?

  2. Great work desk. Funny I seem to have lost my film strip too. I guess it will show up again eventually. Love you bird inchies.

  3. Love the film strip it looks fab. But my fave this week is the empty flower box it's gorgeous!! Happy Crafting
    Elizabeth xxx

  4. Your ATCs are lovely and that box...well... wow WOW !!!!!!!! I have a few of them and have not decided what to do with them yet. I will follow your blog and keep up easily with your creations.
    :) xx 160

  5. Your box is fab. great work desk and love all the storage boxes.
    Anne-marie x no 141

  6. Ah, the afternoon nap...I remember how much could be achieved in that short space of time. And now it's me who sometimes has a quick zzz after lunch. But only for 5 mins and not very often. Don't tell anyone, lol!
    The picture box with the bird inchies is really pretty, I like it very much indeed :)
    Hugs, LLJ #56 xx

  7. I spotted you! Great ATCs - such detail!! The little box is so adorable. I'm in love with birds!!!

    Thanks for visiting my blog! I always enjoy reading your comments!


  8. Wooww que bonita te a quedadoo me encanta!!!!!

  9. I have invented 'Sniggle Time' for when looking after the Gkids....when I feel tired I lie on my side on the sofa with kids tucked into the back ...wedged between me and the sofa ..I put a good video on ... grunt answers for the endless questions ...hold a hand when needed ...and doze. One movement in the direction of an escape and I'm awake. They love it..not suitable for the under threes. lol
    I have thought about your remark about keeping it simple ...and I think you are right ...after all it going to be practical set of drawers.
    Great ATC's... Yes I did pick up on the photo and I think the stich one is such fun ..xx

  10. Loving the little altered box!! Waving Hi from the hills of North Carolina :)

  11. thanks for your visit to my desk over in SUNNY South Africa! We are in the hottest part of summer so no, not a spring clean out! I also noticed that a lot of us WOYWWers were cleaning up our acts!

  12. Love the altered box and your other gorgeous works of art. A lovely creative desk full of lovely crafty bits to play with :)

    Have a fab WOYWW and a great week, Karen #90

  13. Busy bee desk, Love that altered box & ATC's, beautiful work, Have a great week, Hugs May x x x x

  14. love yoru crafty projects! what flowers come in those boxes? haven't seen those at my end ,,, thanks for peek

    Michele x153

  15. Super Atc's, love TH & your desk looks full of fab products to play with. Thanks for sharing & enjoy this week's WOYWW. I've been nosing at lots of desks in my attempt to visit everyone. Zo xx 83

  16. looks like you have been super busy! dani13

  17. WOW, que trabajos mas bonitos. El primer ATC, me ha encantado, incluso tiene tu foto!!!, genial. hugs

  18. Keep up the good work. Hope you enjoy your grand daughter. Even though it tiring i bet it is worth seeing her grow up.

  19. Fabulous ATC's no you can't just make one I agree!!
    I love your box with bird inches fab idea

    Maggie H

  20. Great job on the ATC's! And the altered box is amazing! Love the bird theme, what a wonderful idea!
    Thanks for the visit and kind comment!
    xoxo Karen

  21. really wonderful ATCS with great colours and details! Love them...Thanks for letting us look in and peek at your desk... Sarah at 7...

  22. Oh look, there you are on the ATC! Did you use tape transfer to do that? Like the soft sheen of that Inka gold, and the embossing on the second ATC is just perfect huh! Well, I was worried that you wouldn't have a chance to craft on Tuesdays, so I'm glad your beautiful, co-operative Grandaughter is a happy napper!!

  23. Hey! thanks for passing by
    I am really loving your altered box and yes I do love my die cutting machine but on this occasion the flowers were stamped out and cut out by hand as I wanted some different ones LOL
    I am a little mad sometimes .
    ATC's great I used to do them and really should do some more maybe later in the year
    have a great week

  24. I'm enjoying all the color and texture on your ATC. And absolutely love the little box!

  25. Lovely projects as usual! But particularly love the display box.

  26. Love your ATC's and your little hanging box is brilliant, thanks for sharing - sorry I'm so late visiting had PC issues :(

  27. Hi Janet, many thanks for visiting and leaving your comment ... yes, I'm late but trying to catch up. I love your display piece, it's gorgeous. Elizabeth x #2

  28. Thanks for stopping by..I really love the card with the stitching on it. I have intended to do a few of these but just not enough time. Getting ready for #141 already. I've been doing some ATC swaps and it has been fun, I have a Valentine post on ones I send and ones I received, and I love your little inchy's so cute. I enjoy working on different sizes. No doubt will be back after the #141 gets posted. Enjoy..take time to enjoy your favorite things.

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