Wednesday, October 23, 2013

WOYWW #229...It's getting colder...

Brrr! Having had an extended Summer (or Fummer as Hubby is calling it - Fake Summer) the cooler Autumn weather has come as a bit of a shock.

I am sure that across the WOYWW community, you have been experiencing the same shock.

WOYWW for those of you that do not know is hosted by the lovely Julia on her blog Stamping Ground, we have a weekly global desk nose - why not join us?

My desk is a hive of activity this week - DT makes kicking around, 40 for 40 remnants, fabric squares - for Lavender sachets I am making, a card for a friend and another half coloured version, my automatic pencil (LOVE automatic pencils), some scanned in and printed out stamps and my glasses.

I thought I'd give you a sneak preview of one of the 40 for 40 cards -

Live, Love and Laugh
I love the paper on this card, it is from Michael's and I've used it several times - most notably for my Father's Day card last year. I used a Tim Holz stencil for the spotty / grid background, one of my beloved Range flowers and you can just see a teeny bit of doily poking out! I think he needs something else, so be warned wherever he ends up, he might look slightly different :)

I have also been wracking my brain for a way to decide who gets what..So I have decided to write out all the envelopes and turn them upside down and lay a card on top of them, that way it is completely random.

Oh and before I go, check out my shiny new Featured Stamper badge...isn't he gorgeous :) It's all thanks to JT.



  1. Hi Claire, gorgeous card - that paper is a gem. Good luck with your crafty makes, don't leave them to the last minute - WAY too stressful! Thanks for your visit, have a great week. MMx #36

  2. Lovely card Claire, happy woyww Jill #39

  3. Clair, I love your card! Love your idea of turning them upside down...could save as much time as it took making them! LOL

    Hugs, Robin 23

  4. Love the term, "Fummer", we are still having one of those here in the UK although it's very wet too!!!
    Your card is great, that script paper certainly is gorgeous.
    Hugs Lisax #56

  5. I really love that card it is so different, what amazing paper too. I am with you on the weather it is really Topsy turvy even here in Australia. Thanks for visiting and leaving a comment. Happy crafting

    Hugs Eliza & Yoda 13
    Happy WOYWW

  6. Wow! That card is so cool! I love it! The stencilling; the flower; the backing paper - everything! Happy WOYWW! Julie Ann xx #28

  7. Love that card it looks fab!
    Love shopping in Micheals !
    Jackie 42

  8. Fabulous desk, Claire, and a really striking and beautiful card!! I love how you decided to choose the recipients randomly! Fair and SO much easier!! Happy WOYWW! Have a wonderful week and thanks for stopping by to visit me! Darnell #12

  9. Congrats on your card! It is beautiful. So appreciate your visit to my blog this week. I also enjoyed chatting a bit last week, glad to be getting to know a fellow desker a bit more. Kim #90

  10. Gorgeous card, I'm sure whoever gets it will love it. Great way of selecting who gets what! Hugs. Pam#38

  11. I am so with you on the paper, it's gorgeous. You certainly have a lot going on at your reassured by the presence of your glasses...makes me feel that our desks are a time when I'm not being very productive!

  12. I love the way your whimsical flower stands out against the very graphic background. Happy WOYWW and blessings! #27


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