Tuesday, September 4, 2012

WOYWW--Look What's On My Lapdesk

I did a major cleaning reorganizing of my craft corner a few days ago. I cleaned out, threw things out, and organized my project piles into nice neat baskets,containers and caddies--so that it's put away, yet accessible. This is all while my hubby is making a new set of craft shelves for me. Yay!! It will be even better after that.

In the interest of keeping my now beautifully cleaned, sparkling craft area, spacious and tidy for awhile, I'm the travelling crafter with my big ole leather lapdesk! This is my favorite lapdesk ever--the leathery surface grips things, so it's great to pile onto. I snapped this when I was working on a quickie crochet cord for a pendant. But even a quick little project requires stuff being spread out!

Join the What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday blog hop here. Don't be ashamed! It's fun!

I'm making pendant cords from this Oceanside Organic cotton yarn--love it! I was born in Oceanside, California, so I just like the idea of it. I'm finding rock-like pendants and big glass pendants to make these necklaces--and I'm making the cords really long, and beading them too. Kinda fun!
The organic cotton yarn is really soft--and I just have tons of little beads, perfect to play with.
My other workdesk has been my gardening basket, as of lately. Snipping goodies from the cutting garden and picking tomatoes for canning. It's the end-of-summer goodness. Ahhh.
Eat, Write, Dream, and Stitch up a little happiness.


  1. great start to that necklace! Happy woyww-Lindsay #10

  2. Cuddly looking yarn! And, yummy tomatoes!
    Karen 23

  3. Oh I need to come back to visit you again so I can see your necklace. It's so pretty so far. And your garden goods put a big smile on my face.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Belinda (#26)

  4. that heart looks beautiful... have a creative week trace x #61

  5. Morning Sandy - love your final shot of the garden and basket full of goodies. I have always wanted a garden big enough to have a cutting patch! How wonderful to be able to bring some of you garden indoors. Happy WOYWW to you from Helen 22

  6. Love the colours in the pendant , happy crafting jill #78

  7. oh dear, you do realise that confining yourself to a small work area means that its just going to spread dont you, lol. but thats a beautiful piece of work, xxx
    hugs Lou p #83

  8. That gardening basket just makes me happy. The pendant sounds really interesting, I would love to see it when its finished.
    Happy WOYWW!
    Tertia #70

  9. Can't wait to see the finished necklace. But, those tomatoes are just gorgeous. They are one of my favorite things to eat. #33

  10. Thanks for the peek, that necklace looks like it will be super pretty when finished.
    Happy Wednesday
    Hugz Minxy #9

  11. I can't wait to see the finished products! Love your harvest picture too! I let all my vegetables die with the drought :( LOL..whoops!

    Katie (37)

  12. Love that leather lapdesk! That's really nice! You have some fun projects going, too!

  13. Lovely creative desk!!
    Love the beats!
    Have a great Wednesday!
    Hugs Marleen #55

  14. It all looks ready for the shelves. hope you find everything now it's put aaway.

  15. Lovely glass pendant and picks from the garden!
    Mika #146

  16. Lots of lovely goodies on your 'desk' Sandy, bet you can't wait to have your room fully organised. Have fun with your end of year gardening too.
    hugs {brenda} xox WOYWW147

  17. You're never going to believe this but I have a glass heart that's almost exactly the same! Am loving the long crochet thong for the pendant - not suggestive at all!!!
    Hugs, LLJ #81 xx

  18. Hi Sandy,

    Your workdesk is so nice and neat. I bet mine kind of took your breath away?!? How fun to find the oceanside yarn! It looks very nice and soft. Those pendants with the crocheted cord will look great too.

    Thanks for visiting me. I'm going to be going around to desks pretty much all week!!!

    Happy WOYWW
    Hugs, Kay #15

  19. Lovely pics - love the heart of glass!
    Happy belated WOYWW BarbaraBee '148

  20. That glass pendant is beautiful Sandy and I’m loving the idea of beading the cord, it’s going to look really pretty when it’s finished.

    Happy Crafting!
    Sue @# 117

  21. that looks like a great lapdesk to work on. how exciting to look forward to new craft shelves! your garden basket is lovely!

  22. Always a pleasure to visit your desk!

  23. Beautiful bounty! What pleasure you are reaping from the seeds that you have sown. :) Thanks for sharing your loveliness!
    Deeyll #172