Wednesday, January 16, 2013

WOYWW 189--Lots of Love on my Worktable

Some of the loveliest souls in the world are also the most creative--see their beautiful, mad, messy, tidy, unexpected, unmatched workspaces at Mrs. Dunnit's Stamping Grounds.
 
Here is mine. I may be leaving my treasured creative corner to go to my busy office this morning, but, my heart is...well, you can see...all my hearts are here! I am making a fun heart banner for Valentines Day, my favorite holiday! I have the hearts fanned out to decide on their order. Looks neat! I'll be sewing these hearts with colorful floss and stuffing them before stringing  them onto a banner.

 Here is a bigger view of my worktable--the leaf is up when I have things spread out. As you can see, I have two footrests underneath, where two kitties like to nap and look out the window. The first footrest is there because I like to put my feet up--the kitties soon let me know that any attempt at my having a footrest does indeed turn into their bed.

So, out of view, I have a TV in an armoire where I like to watch my stories, like Downton Abbey, sometimes while I'm crafting. By the way--I am loving Season 3! They just aired the second episode. I was dying for Lady Edith--seriously? Old coger, leaving her at the alter!?!! And did Thomas lose his mind to go against O'Brien? Of course, I've been a Shirley MacLaine fan my whole life and was thrilled to see her and Maggie Smith together...*sigh* I could go on and on.

Oh, one more thing--Free Mr. Bates! Free Mr. Bates!

Here's another messy view of my art journal paraphernalia laying scattered around! I was having a fun time, layering and stamping away on a page. I do enjoy this magnetic cutting mat. Wasn't sure how I would like it--and at a cost of around $25, I used a coupon to get it half off, so didn't mind trying it. But I love it!
Can't wait to stitch hearts when I get home this afternoon! Have a happy week!

Eat, Write, Dream, and Stitch in your happy place! 


 


 
 
 

19 comments:

  1. Oh Sandy I am mega impressed with your header banner. It's wonderful
    Lynn//66

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  2. Just wanted to let you know I email you because you we're the winner of my subscriber giveaway. I am just trying to get back into the swing of things so it took so long to get my act together. Lol. Hope you get to check the video out

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  3. I'm loving those cute hearts, Sandy. Can't wait to see the finished Banner.
    We are way ahead of you in Downton Abbey here in the UK but I won't spoil it for you...just get your hankies ready!!!!
    Happy WOYWW
    Hugs Lisax #70

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  4. Hi Sandy...me again. Yes, of course, help yourself. I can't remember where I found it. I have a book were I collect quotes and sayings and this was one of those. I love it too.
    Series 3 finished in the Autumn for us and we have also had a Christmas special!!!! Enjoy, it's a great series isn't it.
    Hugs Lisax

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    1. Wonderful! Thank you Lisa--so the third season also has a Christmas special! I'm so excited! My 86-year-old mother loves it too.

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  5. Those hearts will be lovely - don't forget to show and tell! Just chuckling at your Downton love! We love it too. x Jo

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  6. Sandy, thos little hearts are beautiful, can't wait to see how it all comes together!
    Krisha #122

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  7. Oh, why did office stuff have to get in the way of heart making?? It's not fair....mind you, I had to go to work in school today. It was freezing...we've been at -6 today, brrrrrrrrrrr, I had four layers on whilst on playground duty.
    I haven't watched Downton at all, so I can't help you with plot lines.... I love the fact that you love something so very English :)
    Hugs, LLJ 38 xxxx

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  8. Such a lovely, colourful desk... those hearts are looking fantastic! Can't say I've got into Downton, I'm afraid - I grew up on Upstairs, Downstairs, so my heart was already spoken for!! Happy WOYWW!
    Alison x
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  9. Your head banner has made me smile! :)
    Love the pretty hearts and all the colorful floss on your desk this week.
    Happy WOYWW from Egypt. xx
    Roudi #115

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  10. I am loving your hearts what a great thing to make for valentines day, I shall look back to see the finished banner.
    Ria #114

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  11. Love all those hearts! I guess I should start thinking about Valentine's day...Maybe. I love the peak of the Smash journal with all the thread coming from it :)

    Katie (124)

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  12. Love the hearts, they look so pretty all laid out like that, I am looking forward to seeing what the banner looks like when it's finished! ♥ waving hi from the soggy laden hills of North Carolina ☺

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  13. Oh your workspace looks so cozy!

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  14. beautiful projects ans cute kitty:) Happy WOYWW! Lindsay #101

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  15. The kitty looks very comfy. I look forward to seeing the heart banner when it's done. April #141

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  16. Love the heart and the FLOSS basket. I have a twine basket.

    Sorry I am 2 days late getting to your blog. I have been battling a nasty flu bug.
    Lori #84

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  17. Love your hearts Valentines is one of my favourite days to as it my DD birthday lol - I am not sharing a desk as away from home looking after my friends cattery but enjoying having a good look around everyone else's desk

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