Hello peeps...a bit of a cheat this week as I am posting my desk from Saturdays WOYWW crop...that way more people may feel as though they were there (or at least channeling the joy that the day brought!).
So, after spending more than 1.5 hrs trying to unpack....I get SO easily sidetracked and spent most of that time chatting and drinking tea I finally managed to set my desk up
Those that know me know that I am not the cleanest in the world so I made sure I took a plastic sheet to protect the village hall table! I decided that I would start next months 365 journal pages hence all the dylusion sprays.
It was a great day, meeting old and new virtual friends with lots of tea, cake and a fabulous lunch and raffle! I won a a prize in the raffle this year! A mahoosive tape runner and Sam (Hettie Craft) had to show me how to set it up! There was a freebie table and a sale table and Lunch Lady Jan had some wonderful bags for sale too.
I sat next to fellow inky crafter Shaz Silverwolf (I was terrified I would spray ink over someones nice clean crafting so was SO relieved when I spotted Shaz!). She had SO many great ideas and stamps....I ended up taking photos of her ideas to replicate!!! I will definitely be trying out her homemade silicon moulding compound...it made some great moulds for a fraction of the price.
Then there was MaryAnne...seriously that lady puts my experimenting to shame! I have been playing with thermo plastic and using it in moulds and trying paints etc to colour it....MaryAnne has been putting it through embossing folders in the sizzix!!!!
These ladies have made my "to do" craft list twice as long! That is the best part of the crop for me, the catching up and seeing peoples work (Helen's journal was a lush in real life, Di's wedding bouquet we helped to make at the last crop looked stunning and Sam's travel journal she was making from scratch was stunning....far too many lovely projects I saw in the flesh to mention).
These are the ATC's from the day (as well as a lavender bag from LLJ).
From top left to right: Debbie (tattered Rocks)-I have not met Debbie before and was really blown away by her tag and also the crafting she made on the day...one very talented lady. Maggie, Cindy, PearshapedChris, the lovely Julia.
Middle row:Cardarion, MaryAnne, Robyn, Janet Fairythoughts
Bottom row: Helen, Zoe (check out her fabulous colouring) Shaz, Elizabeth and Bluebird and Sam (Hettie Craft) .
It was lovely meeting you all on the day and I look forward to the next one!