Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Ear Candy On My Worktable--WOYWW #250

Happy What's-On-Your-Workdesk-Wednesday No. 250! Woo hoo! I send out a big hug and thanks to our delightful hostess for this fabulous linky party, Ms. Julia Dunnit and her blog, Stamping Ground.

Visit the linky party here. And if you've never joined a linky party, Julia has all the instructions. And then you too can see what your crafty tribe members are working on all over the planet.

Now, onto my worktable. Look at that huge space! Wow! I was actually cleaning up and rearranging a bit after a two-week long dabble in my bead stash! But it's very fun because I'm learning to make bubble wands and earrings for my spring and fall craft shows. I also did quite a bit of die-cutting to make tags for the earrings and get a nice stash of die-cuts going for a line of sewing-themed cards I'm making too.

Now I'm not a jewelry maker, let me make that clear! But I keep piddling around with this stash of beads I have and realizing how much fun it is to play with beads and wire. Oh so fun. And fast too--that's important when you're making things to sell at a craft fair.
AND look...I shopped at Joann's Fabric & Crafts store and got this tote bag for a dollar! I'm now addicted to that store--I'll probably go there with coupons in hand every week for the next few months! Oh dear.
Happy WOYWW lovely deskers. I'll be 'round for a look at your desk soon. ♥

Eat, Write, Dream, Stitch, Shop




24 comments:

  1. Wow, that IS a cute tote. Love the handles that look like tape measures. The beads work up nicely. That's important, as well as speed. I bought a bubble wand at a Renn Faire years ago. I still play with it in the springtime. Some of us are kids at heart! Happy WOYWW from #2.

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  2. Wish we had a shop like that here. Love that bag. Great packaging and earrings, hope you sell lots. #29

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  3. MM love the earring and the tote!! bargain! and no my one time making earrings has not encouraged a return attempt :D happy WOYWW Shaz in Oz.x #32

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  4. You have been busy - love the ear rings on their fab little holders. The tote is gorgeous, of course you had to have it... Helen 9

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  5. I've got a texture boutique too! Don't you just love it :)

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  6. Wow, love that tote, especially the straps! What a bargain...it's probably just as well that there isn't a Joanne's in the UK, I'd never be out if there!
    I love the beady things you've been making and the die cut tags make it look so professional, love it! You sound as if you've been having a lot of fun :-)
    Hugs, LLJ 39 xx

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  7. OH that craft show frenzy, I remember helping my friend get her things ready and the stress she went through in doing that. It is not for me but love to be on the other side of the stand. Good idea to mount your ear rings into tags.
    That tote is fab too.
    Nelle 53 xx

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  8. I have the same bag from JoAnn's. They opened one in my neighborhood but it is sooooo small. Not alot in the stamping/scrapbooking dept. Half of the store is for sewing. Brigita #75

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  9. Love your new tote bag! Sadly no Joannes in Canada, or at least not in my part of it. But we do have Michaels. Your earrings are very pretty, but kind of get lost in the background pattern of the tags. Good luck in your craft fairs!
    Lindart #81

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  10. Well, I 'd say your are a jewelry maker, Lovely. Love that tote , too.
    Here from WOYWDW #68.
    Cathy

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  11. Joanne's is like heaven - and if you have coupons then it's like an open invite to go every week! Love those earrings, I'd say you're definitely a talented jewellery maker. Happy Wednesday xJT #59

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  12. Oooh, I might have to go to Joanns just to get that tote and well, if I come away with a few other things then so be it! love your ear rings, playing with beads is so satisfying!
    Debxx #15

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  13. The earrings look brilliant in those tags and isn't that bag fabulous. What a find.
    Have a good creative week
    Lynn x

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  14. What a fab crafty bag! Your little earrings are such fun colours. x Jo

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  15. Cute bag. Love the way you are displaying the jewelry !
    thanks for visiting and the snoop around.
    Robyn 6

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  16. Thanks for stopping by mine. Love the bag and the tags with the earrings look great, who wouldn't want to buy something so nice!
    Happy crafting, Angela #33

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  17. Hi Sandy Leigh, thanks for your visit and I must say I love your cheer work space and the great colours there this week, cool ear rings and love the $1 bag. Have this week, cheers RobynO#38

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  18. Love the desk view and those earrings are awesome! I have had 2 of those totes and I love it too!! ... a word of caution the bag comes apart on the seams cause they didn't back stitch it to lock it in. I glued the seams on the first bag but on the second bag I just sewed it. Have a great week and thanks for stopping by my desk and leaving a comment. Vickie #43

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  19. Such pretty combinations of beads in your earrings. I have that scalloped tag set and never thought to use it for earring cards, great idea!

    Happy Woyww,

    Sandy #1

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  20. your earings are great ive never tried beading im hopeless with anything fiddly. great tote bag im jealous we do not have a store like that here probably a good thing though as would never have any money ! thanks for sharing a great desk this week crafty hugs Andrea #8

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  21. Hi there, I came via WOYWW.... I am just starting this and having fun! Love your desk area and your blog! I think your earrings are beautiful!! I have made charms, but nothing as pretty as what you have made here.
    hugs, kimmer #102 (currently last but not least.). LOL

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  22. Very sweet ear candy, dear Sandy! And your workspace is amazing too. Full of light and spring colors. Thank you for sharing.
    Greetings from Erika

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  23. Great tote. Keep hearing about Joann's wish there was one here. I am still hoping for a play making bubble wands - not had chance yet! Thanks for popping by. Anne x #44

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  24. Lovely jewellery, well done. Thank you for your visit. Karen #51

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