WOYWW #222

Hello my friends and crafty fellow deskers!  Welcome to another wonderful Wednesday on my blog and here at Spring Grove.

The affectionate term 'deskers' is that given to all those talented and lovely crafters from around the globe who link up for What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday.  If you want to find out more about what this is head over to our wonderful host Julia's Blog.



I have been on the computer more than I have been crafting this week, but I did manage to finish some ATC's for a Swap and my 'Send in the Clown's' Tag Book Kit for Altered Pages.

Send in the Clowns Tag Book


One of the ATC's I made gave me an excuse to play with my new Alice's Utterly Mad Tea Party Stamps from the Mailbox Muse.  You can see Alice and the Drink Me Vial Stamp to the left of my desk and My Clown Tag Book to the back just visible behind the Gold German Scrap and Embellishment Packs I used on my tags.

At the front of my desk is my ATC Swap Folder (housing all the cards I have received in trades and swaps recently).  It's out so that I can put away the three latest cards I received.  You may remember me mentioning I was in an Altered Mouse Swap. Well these cards are my returns from this.

Cards Recieved from Altered Mouse Swap from Cathy1, Gerry & Shela.draws.

This month I have got some Birthday Blog Candy to give away (my first candy) so I invite you all to check this out by following the link on the picture on my sidebar! And lastly while I have your attention I just thought I'd also let you know that Unruly Paper Arts is having a Call for new Columnists.  If any of you are interested you can read more here.

September is planning on being one very busy month and I have adopted the word FLEXIBILITY to live by over the coming weeks, as my schedule keeps changing.  Trying to find two days to go away with Hubby is almost impossible at present.....lol.  I guess that's the joys of fostering, and trying to fit the rest of our lives in around it.

Okay that's it from me today, have a great week!

35 comments:

Regina Hamilton said...

I really like your ATC's. happy crafting #1

Jackie said...

That looks like a large folder of ATC's on your desk
Jackie26
Scrapbangwallop

Lizzyc said...

You always keep yourself busy.. I love the mousey ATC's!!

kay said...

Loving the mouse atcs you received,happy crafting :-)
Happy WOYWW
Kay # 41

Sandy said...

Love your send in the clown ATC's they are wonderful..
Happy WOYWW
Sandy :) #36

Sandy said...

Love your send in the clown ATC's they are wonderful..
Happy WOYWW
Sandy :) #36

Zella said...

Those ATC's are so neat - and the one with the mouse butterfly and legs cracks me up! LOL!!! Your desk looks like it's full of goodies to play with....hmmm, no wonder you create such lovely things.

House of Bears said...

Oh, those altered meeces are the cutest, we love any art like that.

The bears @#76

Julie Ann Lee said...

Wow! I love your posts! Those ATCs are just great, as I love clowns sooo much. Also the altered mouses (!) are the tops! You've reminded me that I must check out the Mailbox Muse too; I'm off to check it out now! How do you do all you do and foster too?! Are you Wonder Woman in disguise? Ha ha! Julie Ann x #32

Maisie Moonshine said...

Hi Danie. great projects on your desk today. Fabulous tag book, the German Scrap and gold clown mask really make it pop. Your altered mice ATCs - amazing - what a fun swap! Good luck with your busy month. MMx #45

Peg Robinson said...

Great ATCs. I just added you to my network. 93

ike said...

Super gorgeous Tag Book :-) I love the idea of the ATC folder - I never know where to keep all my Swaps !! Great idea.

HAPPY WOYWW 222

IKE in Greece #67 xxxxx

glitterandglue said...

An amazingly busy desk this week, Danie. You have so much going on in your life at present - hang in there!
Have a special week.
Margaret #50

Lynn McAuley said...

Lovin' the fabulous ATCs you have created and those fun mouse ones you have received!! They got a chuckle out of me!!

Wishing you a wonderful WOYWW, Danie!!

Lynn #100

Julia Dunnit said...

ah Danie, you can do it gal, flexibility is a great gift and once acquired, a huge skill! My year long mantra has been 'make an effort' and it's going quite well! s. for time on the computer B time at the desk..it's one long battle, huh!

Karen Ives said...

really lovely stuff!
Karen #55

Roberta B said...

very nice..i still have not done an ATC as of yet. Thanks for letting me look at everything. Roberta 17

Hammers said...

Love the Clown Tag ATC's - gorgeous. Very jealous that you have a window...My birthday is the 28th and September is my fave month, not just because of that but I like the slow fade into Autumn. Cx #98

Tammy said...

Busy, busy, wonderful way to stay out of trouble! Great creations!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

That tag book looks incredible. I would love to see it in person. Happy WOYWW (because it's still Wednesday in my world) from #2.

Judy McCarthy said...

Had to smile at your busy desk. Aw Gee, those little altered mouse ATC's are just So Cute!!Love them!! I used to teach (little kids), so I still love dolls and that sort of stuff.
Thanks 4 lovely comment on my blog Judy# 20

Lunch Lady Jan said...

You have a full life, that's for sure! Good for you for fostering, that must be fulfilling but hard work....
Those mouse ATCs are weird but wonderful too! What will people think of next!
Hugs, LLJ 44 xx

MaggieC said...

What a great tag book and so much work must have gone into it. Thank you for your visit this week. I too bought myself a state of the art cycling machine and then found that I cannot, at the moment, bend my knee enough to even get my one foot into the pedals. At the gym, they find something else to substitute for that, and the rest is all geared very specifically to my needs. They check you on a regular basis and alter the programme to suit. By the way, that project will "go live" on Sunday at 16.00 (BST) if you want to see it. xx Maggie #6

john-w said...

Hi Danielle,

Thanks for the encouraging comment.
The Tawny Owl is actually going to be a picture, but I have done this size (approx. 11" or 27.7cm diameter) as place mats as well.

We and both of our daughters have a set of twelve place mats and twelve coasters, all with birds, butterflies, woodland scenes and animals. They are all given four coats of a heat and water resistant acrylic varnish, and backed with a disc of felt, so they don't scratch the table when in use.

I love the mice on your blog page - great. Hope you get some you time just with your hubby and yourself. Time to relax and admire God's wonderful creation does sometimes seem to get squeezed out - such a shame.

I better get back to doing some more to the Owl. He's not going to be finished in time as a birthday present, so he'll end up under someone's Christmas Tree!

Kind regards,
John-W #51

Nancy said...

I'm late with WOYWW. I just LOVE your Send in the Clowns tag book. It is just gorgeous!

MiamiKel said...

Wonderful, Danie! Love the tag book and your new blog look! This is just beautiful all over! :)

Dianne said...

Hello Daniel, your desk looks like lots is going on, Love your send in the clowns tag book it's gorgeous, and the mice are so darn cute. What a big heart you have and talented hands, thanks for stopping by, I'm still snooping around, love to see other artist creativity, hope you have a wonderful week with a wee bit of rest..

Daniella said...

Awesome tag book!! And, awesome desk too!! I love all the light you have right in front of your desk!
The Mouse ATC's you received are lovely!
xxDaniella#14

trisha too said...

Your tag book is fabulous, Danie--you are SO busy!!

:)

(not woywwing this week, just stopped in to say hi!)

Claire said...

Love your tag book! And what great ATCs!
Sorry it's taken so long to visit - busy week!
Happy belated WOYWW, and thanks for dropping by :)

Christine said...

Love those ATCs - what a superb subject, made me smile!
Bishopsmate #48

Eliza said...

Hi Danielle,

Thanks for stopping by my desk and saying hi, sorry I have taken so long to return your visit, but footy finals fever is in town. LOL work for me... Your desk is looking really busy regardless of your computer time. I do hope you get to find some time to spend away with DH.

Hugs Eliza & Yoda
Belated WOYWW greetings

voodoo vixen said...

I love anything Alice and the ATC's you have recieved are just adorable. The send in the clown book looks fun too! Apologies for being so late returning your visit! Annette #18

Karen said...

Your ATCs are fabulous Danie. Looks like you have been very busy and yes, flexibility is a thing in all our lives these days...or so it seems

kattera22 said...

Happy WOYWW! Sorry my reply is so late, Thank you for your visit, i like all of your creativity going on over there!
-Tera #9