Wednesday, November 12, 2014

WOYWW #284....Back To Reality...


Hey,

I've missed a couple of WOYWW's recently - it's been so busy! But I am happy to be back and joining the fun.

Feel like I am rambling? Pop over to Stamping Ground and join our leader Julia and the gang for some desk nosying...

I went back to work this week, after 10 days of sheer bliss in Mexico with Hubby. I am still all relaxed and happy, so work feels pretty easy right now.

Here are a few photos -

Mexico 2014 - Our terrace, Hubby and I, My Iguana Friend and Me!
Now on to my desk...yes, your eyes do not deceive you..brand shiny new distress paints on my desk..I took a little trip to Michael's last night and the paints were on sale $1.99. The consumer junkie in me loves this time of year in America! I also bought the mini glitter alphabet stickers - love these mini stickers. My glasses - unusually the pair that belong on my desk. There is also a stack of cards to be posted - there were a couple of new babies born whilst we were away and I also wanted to send thank you cards to my MIL and SIL for all the booty they brought us.

Here is one of the thank you cards -

Thank You Card
I CASEd a great card I saw on Pinterest. I used Gelatos and an aquabrush, the stamp was in our Anniversary card from JT - isn't that sweet! The sentiment stamp is by Hero Arts.

Happy WOYWW everyone.

Cx



12 comments:

  1. glad you had a good holiday, some winter sun seems a good idea! Good bargain hunting, too! Helen 3

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  2. Haha I have shiny new distress paints in my photo too, got them last week - great fun aren't they?
    Love your bee card, it's so sweet. I have such a soft spot for bees :) xx
    Georgie C (46)

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  3. Hi Claire - how exotic that sounds, a holiday in Mexico - lucky lady! Glad you had a good time. That card is sweet. Happy WOYWW, Chris # 7

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  4. What a cute bee card! Your vacation sounds like great fun. Happy WOYWW!
    Carol N #59

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  5. Sounds like a great holiday. Love the bee card.
    Have a great week and happy crafting, Angela x 39

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  6. Gorgeous card. Like the look of the glittery alphas too :)
    Happy Wednesday
    Laura
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  7. Hi Claire, Mexico looks AMAZING! What a big terrace, and is that a hot tub?

    Your CAS card is really cute. I can't resist stash sales either, but I think you get more of them over there, and I don't have many retailers within easy travelling distance so I rely on the online retailers sales - which clearly doesn't stop me getting too much stash!

    Happy WOYWW.

    Cazzy 69

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  8. Lovely thank you cards and so glad you enjoyed your trip to some warm weather... gosh I miss Michaels so much... Annette #31

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  9. Nice to read that you had a good holiday and a lovely card you have made. Have fun with your new crafting goodies Tracey @ 20

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  10. Thank you for sharing the photos of your holiday. I've never been to Mexico but it looks inviting.
    What a lovely thank you card! I love that little bee....
    Thanks for letting me look over your shoulder,
    Have a good week,
    Sorry I'm late but I take my time going through them all. (I enjoy reading all the blogs and look at the photos)
    Lisca#36

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  11. HI Claire, sorry I've not commented before - been a bit poorly this past week, hope to be back blogging in next few days! Gorgeous card and love all the goodies on your desk, hugs Carole ZX

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  12. Your trip looks like it was sheer bliss, Claire! I'm delighted for you both! Thank you for sharing the photos and your watercolored bee card! It's fantastic!! Hugs, Darnell

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Thanks Cx