Wednesday, 29 February 2012

What's On Your Workspace Wednesday 143 - and last call for blog candy

Well it's Wednesday again and time for the 'Who has the messiest workspace' competition run by the lovely (and very restrained on the buying front if her last blog entry was anything to go by - I mean, at a craft fair and not spending loads, how could you?) Ms Dunnit of The Stamping Ground.
Anyway, back to the competition, I mean desk share, this is mine this week, taken just before tea yesterday just before I walked away leaving it just as it is now.


So what can you see?  Two of my 'Really Useful' boxes full (and I mean 'full') of stamps - I have another 6 hidden out of sight, a shortbread tin from Christmas, sadly now empty of shortbread but happily full of PaperArtsy Fresco paints.  I don't have nearly enough of these beautiful paints so will have to eat more shortbread so that I can have another empty tin to fill.

I have been working on some more pages for the Deco swap I'm in, this time the theme is 'black, white and a touch of purple and I finished them today.  I used the Tim Holtz Papillon stamps (my favourites) on one page and the Crafty Individuals row of buildings on the other.  Think I need to adjust my camera as the colours are not quite right, especially on the second page but you get the idea.



Bit worried that I've overdone the purple - how much is 'a touch' anyway?  Have had the semi-circular moon stamp for years and never used it, must have been waiting for just this swap.

So that's the last peep at my table in February and also a 'last' is the chance to win my blog candy as it closes tomorrow (Thursday).

If you would like a chance to win just leave a comment on the candy post here and if you would like a second chance then, in the words of the Pied Piper 'follow me' - I promise not to lock you up in a mountain side (how weird is that story?).  Whatever you do this week, do it well and have fun.

32 comments:

hazel said...

Brilliant deco pages, I love the stamps that you've used.
xxx Hazel.

Neet said...

Lovely pages Ann, the first one is pretty and would be lovely as a card. The second - I have that building stamp too (love it) but the other one - wow, what a fab stamp!
I share your love of Fresco paints but must use others up before I buy even more. Still, will no doubt get tempted at the next ArtsyCrafty.
Hugs, Neet xx

Anesha said...

Lovely desk, and great stamps on it. Love your creations.

Hazel said...

I love the RUBs - they really are very useful! and the shortbread tin has come in handy too. Love your pages (Hazel, WOYWW #5) x

MILA25 said...

A beautiful mess creative. I like to clean up after the most fruitful work.
Hugs from Poland Mili

Redanne said...

I can see that Sorel has not been tidying up for you, again! Love that Keep Calm and Carry On mug on your desk! Not entered WOYWW this week as a touch under the weather...

JoZart said...

Gorgeous deco page Ann and a touch can be as light or as heavy as you wish (and I love purple)!!!
You needn't have snooped on Saturday's projects as I've posted lots of pics on Vicky Stamper's !!! Look forward to seeing you Saturday.
JoZarty x

May said...

Wow!!Anne I love these projects, the stamps are Fabulous and colour choice perfect, must go shopping again!! I need those stamps! Have a great week, Hugs May x x x

Gabrielle said...

Love the creativity on your desk this week (especially your admission that you've more boxes hidden away!) and the purple looks fabulous!

jude said...

Im another fan of the fresco paints too they have some lovely colours and just go on items beautifully.Loving both cards and im not one to use purple that much but these are beautiful hunni.
Have happy wednesday and a creative week.Just got back from drs thats why im doing catch up as ive got pneumonia in left lung so hopefully the anti b's will help
hugs jude10

Terrie said...

looks like some great projects in the works - love your purple cards. thanks for the visit.

CraftygasheadZo said...

Fab pages and lovely colours too. Happy Wednesday to you, enjoy this week's snoop of oh so creative places & take care. Zo xx 83

Lynne Moncrieff said...

Both pages are fabulous with your colour choices but it is the use of the CI stamp that jumped out at me, so creative.
Wishes
Lynne

kay said...

well i dont think i will be winning the full desk but well done you,loved your cards,happy crafting,x

Princess Judy Palmer said...

If you need any help emptying a second tin of shortbread, I'm there for you! You've got great goodies on your desk and I love your deco cards. I got nothing on how much "a touch" is. I think different people have different amounts for that!

scrappymo! said...

Good to hear that you will take on another tin of shortbread to help out the storage decor! What a sacrifice that will be for you...teehee

Great idea to have the big piece of cardboard over your table. Great for stamping etc.

Sherry Edwards said...

How come your desk still looks pretty even though it has loads of stuff on it - lol! Your two pages look great, I love the purple!

Thanks for already coming to see my desk. You asked if the theme for my AB was going to be 'words'. I really haven't thought of a theme yet, I had quite a bit of trouble finding a book with a sewn spine, and the dictionary was all I could find. My theme maybe something completely different, although if I'm stuck, then I think it probably will be words! Thanks for the idea - lol x

Sherry - WOYWW #6

Lavinia said...

I know what you mean about the free papers, I must admit I dont always keep the shiny papers either! Busy space going on, great makes, love the papillion Holtz stamp, think I might invest in that one myself!
Lavinia
x

Ephemera said...

Hi Ann, lovely projects, I love the Papillon stamp too, and it looks fabulous in purple tones, fab second page too, great oriental stamp and more fabulous purples. xx

Angie said...

What amazing work ...I love your pages. How many stamps ?????lol xx

Ali H said...

Hi Ann - lots of lovely stuff to play with ! Like your projects this week !
Have a happy crafty week ! Ali #65

fairy thoughts said...

lovely pages . . a touch is as much as you want it to be . . well that's what I say anyway.
lovely productive desk
janet #36

Danielle said...

I don't think you used to much purple. Both are beautiful pieces, but that cityscape, Wow!! Dani43

Amy said...

Love your samples and I personally don't think you can ever have too much purple. x (#86)

RosA said...

Love that row of houses stamp! And I do like how you used that half moon stamp too. Thanks for your kind words on my blog! Happy WOYWW!

Karen said...

Gorgeous projects, I love the colours and the stamps you have used :)

Have a great WOYWW and a fab week, Luv Karen xx

Morti said...

I say you can never have enough purple, but then that's me! Lovely pages Ann!

Thanks for stopping by...

Tracy said...

Being a lover of all things purple, I think you did just fine with a "touch of" the stuff! Warmly, Tracy #93

Artyjen said...

Ooh! Lots of rubber....lovely jubbly!! LOL
xoxo Sioux

pat said...

Oh I like that first one! You have the neatest stamps; love the colors also.

karen said...

Both of your pages have turned out beautifully! I had out my TH Papillon stamps this week too! I adore that script stamp especially!
xoxo Karen #163

Sarah said...

your deco pages look fab - love the lilac! Sarah at 1 having a late WOYWW peek on Friday!