Wednesday, November 3, 2010

WOYWW 74

It's Wednesday again...yay!




So, what is on my table this week? Just now, a card that i am working on using freebie papers. Well i had to have a little tidy up so that i could do some more scrapping. I can make cards in a mess, but i tend not to like scrapping in chaos. Somehow chaos finds me after i finish the layout though (snicker).



This layout was completed at the weekend as part of the team challenge for UKS.  The topic was ...What would you do if you had an extra hour?... my layout tells how i would go and spend it with dad and his dogs. (that isnt me in the photo, it's a neighbour's child I think)

It is a tradition that i do a couple of pages for mums (surprise...NOT) christmas pressie. What is on the pages is generally the surprise, not the fact that she is going to receive them.

Last week i managed to visit all 148 WOYWWers, apart from vicky #125 who's link went back to Julia's (the gatekeeper of all things WOYWW). Which is where you need to visit if you want to join in with our blog hop. But beware...it's addictive! So pleased with myself, although i did lose 3 days to the blog hops. I think there were only a couple that didnt let me leave comments, but i did have a good peek. What a fantastic creative bunch you all are.

Well, I'll try to pop round to everyone again this week - time allowing.  Happy hopping.

52 comments:

Cheryl said...

oh love the card,and that layout is great,love the paper hugs cheryl xx

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Congrats for getting to everyone. I couldn't get to Moy Yin because I can't leave a comment. Did you have that problem?

Anyway, I wanted to say that it's weird how we can make messes in different ways depending on what we're working on. When I do paper crafting, I take out one thing, took, stamp, etc., then put it back after using it. And so on, until the piece is finished. But when I'm sewing my pages, I need to have things spread out, so I can fit pieces of paper together. I make one whale of a mess and have to prepare for a cleanup before I leave my craft room for the night. Happy WOYWW from #1.

Chrissie said...

Your card and layout are both absolutely ACE!
Happy WOYWW!
Chrissie#3

Helen said...

Great layout and card, your desk has lots of fab stash on today!

Jo Davies said...

Nice freebie papers and I do love your layout, great stash on your desk, Hugs JO x

Ciara said...

Lovely card & LO, both very pretty.

The extra hour? I slept right through it! Do the clocks go backwards & forwards in Turkey? I'm guessing not

Take care,
Ciara
xx

Morti said...

Lovely layout... and those freebie papers are fab - where are they from?

Doone said...

ha ha ha I spent my extra hour on Sunday laying a wood floor for my bereaved brother at his house and boy do my knees know it! But It meant we finished 'earlier ' than any other weekend....

I do like our UK once a year 25 hour day...

dx 46

Christine said...

Freebie papers... they look fab. Your card looks brilliant, adore a nice bit of pink! :-) Christine #7

Nicks said...

great card and great LO and Great post thanks for sharing your workspace

Sue said...

Hi ya
great card, luv the sb layout, lovely papers,have great day, happy WOYWW, sue,(17)x

The Taming of the Glue said...

I love your layouts...and what a geat way to spend an extra hour (whatever that is!) Pam (23)

Hels Sheridan said...

Fabby LO and brilliant theme too.. would love an extra hour to sit and read and eat chocolate lol

Loopylou!! said...

great LO, I love old pictures and how lovely for your mum to get a new page each year, i bet she loves them hugs Lou xx

Rachel said...

The card is fabulous, so elegant. I love your paper and colour choices.

Thanks for sharing,
have fun
rachel #34

Sherry said...

I like the vintage look to your layout.

What a lovely idea giving scrapbook pages to your Mum for Christmas - nothing beats giving something hand made and personal as a special gift.

Sherry (110)

Scrapcollectr said...

Thx for visiting my blog (#37)...love your layout....I hope u r able to do some craft shopping when u go home! Have a good week!
*smile*

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a lovely layout. I know what you mean about the WOYWW being addictive!! Thanks for sharing your workspace. Best wishes, Kym xxx (WOYWW No 36)

Hands to Work, Hearts to God said...

Hi Caroline, I think that is a great idea, giving a scrapbook page or two as a gift! I'm sure it is highly appreciated!
Patsy from
HeARTworks

Andrea - Wales, UK said...

Love both your projects, especially the LO.

A.xx(14)

joey said...

Hiya

great layout its got such a fab vintage feel

Joey.xx

Spyder said...

I didn't get to everyones last week, although I too found Vicky's lead to Julia too, and silly me kept clicking wondering why, (my brain just turns to glue after the first 30 odd!) Happy WOYWW!
((Lyn))

Sheila said...

Congrats to getting to all the blogs. I can only manage between 30 to 50, so I'm always in awe of those who get to all.

Great layout.

Stressed Stamper said...

Love the card and layout - fab
Sarah #20

Spyder said...

Fabulous layout and card Happy WOYWW #31 & #33
((Lyn))

karen said...

Lovely card and layout! And your desk has some nice bits of stash on it!
Good for you for visiting all last week! I have to get more disciplined and not get sidetracked on every blog, lol!
Happy WOYWW!

voodoo vixen said...

Love your car, its stunning and the LO is lovely too - such a great idea to give your mum to build up a complete scrapbook. Annette #5

voodoo vixen said...

Oops... should have been card... not car!

Maggie's Crafts said...

Love your project. Thank you for sharing. Pop over to my blog for my first blog candy! :)

http://maggiescraft.blogspot.com/

Maggie

x

Tuire Flemming said...

Lovely cards and really beautiful layout!

kayc said...

Love the card and layout. I go to Stampaholics in Princes Street in Perth. Thanks for visiting me. Kathleen x

Craftgirl said...

Great card and a great sb page.
Way to go and thanks for visiting moi
Carol

Twiglet said...

Love the colour scheme of your card. I made pumpkin soup this week too!! yum!

sasa said...

Lovely colours on that LO page and well done for so many visits - it takes some effort - I know! Thanks...
sasa 25

JoZart said...

Lovely LO, with special meaning too, and great card. amazing you got round so many of us and thanks for popping in on me. You're quite good on the tidy scale, well done. I'm total chaos....
JoZarty x

Theresa said...

Lovely post and beautiful LO! Dog lover here too:)

Alix said...

so nice to do really personal LO's :0)
and don't worry about the tea...its cammomile and spearmint...and i like it strong!! lol

bosenberries said...

that is some feat hitting all the blogs!! Go you! Love the layouts by the way! Robin

S said...

Love the soft richness of that layout. I hit all the blogs last week too, exhausting in an inspirational way. Thanks for the peek. S #84

lisa said...

What a gorgeous LO. Mum's always love scrapping of some kind as pressies I've discovered.
I'm with you on the card mess, why do such little projects create such a lot of stuff and a big LO can be done is totally organisation. It's a mystery to me.
Hugs Lisa (112)

Paula Gale said...

love the card with the free papers... I just seem to collect them and don't put them to good use!

Paula x x x

Jingle said...

These are so cute!

Susan Allan said...

Your layout is really nice. It has made me think what should I do??? I may have a go!
Thanks for the peep into your world.
Sue xx 73

Neet said...

Interesting card (lovelyu colours) and LO - love that paper you are using. What a lovely thing to be doing for your mum.

Would not know which books to recommend - am not a scrapbooker and my choice might not be yours. Try Amazon and flip through some of the pages where it lets you.

Neet said...

Akilli - if you leave me a comment with your email addie on I will not publish that comment. Then I can email you with a list of what books I have if you really want to know.
Hugs

judith@poppy cottage said...

Great layout, how lucky your Mum is to get pages for Christmas, I'm sure that she treasures them. Well done for using up the freebie papers, and for getting around everyone's blogs! Judith xx

Linby said...

Great card you are making. I like those images you have out too. Thanks for visiting my desk, I don't even attempt to get around everyone anymore!
Linbyx

Shari said...

The free flourish papers are pretty! Your layout is just as pretty too! Thanks for visiting me and for sharing your art!
Shari #94

Holly said...

Great Layout.. and Thanks for sharing the soup recipe sounds yummy!

Holly #132

Carrie said...

Your work is beautiful....you are very talented. Thank you so much for sharing your workdesk with me and also for popping past and visiting mine xxx

Peggy L said...

Akilli!

thanks for stopping by my blog!

what a lovely scrapbook page you have going! im more of a cardmaker than a sb'er..but maybe one day.. lol

have a great day!@

Julia Dunnit said...

You aren't exactly un-creative yourself, huh - it;'s the beauty of WOYWW, I am so influenced by everybody! Like you - I need to be tidy for making a LO - otherwise the LO becomes like the scrap paper I work on!!