Tuesday, 9 December 2014

WOYWW 288 - I think and other happenings

Well I was missing in action last week - just not enough time and I have a note from my mum :-)

Anyway my desk?Work space first as that's what you're here for - and if you're interested in any more then you can read on :-)

I am still  mainly working on stuff for the Christmas Fair - I really don't think I want to do this again - it has filled every spare moment - and I fear that it is late in the day and I'm going to get left with loads of stuff!!!

Have had a bit of a tidy up actually as it was getting out of control. In the box are a couple of cards I have to put the finishing touches to. In the bag some baubles that are awaiting some decoration for the Christmas Fair- not sure they will get done  :-(

Cards above were made for a swap- had to use a freebie from a magazine - used stamps I got years ago.
Below some of my makes for the Fair awaiting final touches.

If you want to know what WOYWW is all about click on WOYWW button on my blog. As always I will visit all who visit me and those ending with same number as me.

As always I have been too busy. Hence my absence last week.
Since my last visit I went to Somerset to see my mum. Took her Christmas shopping etc. Lunch with my friends, then went to Yorkshire to see my D.I.L. in the village Panto - hilarious. It was a mad , hectic weekend but we had a wonderful time. Today (Tuesday ) I went with my Aunt to a concert at B'ham Town Hall. It was to raise funds for children with cancer ( CLIC Sargent) it featured the Midlands Hospitals'Choir, a soloist- Menna Cazel Davies, Gemini Brass, Organist, Bournville Strings ( amazing children) Guest Speaker Dr Bruce Morland - Consultant Paediatric Oncologist at Birmingham's Children's Hospital - who works closely with the CLIC Sargent team and with children and their families. It was a wonderful concert. After taking my aunt home DH and I went out for tea - 'the works Christmas do ' :-) - he is always so supportive of all my crafting endeavours and transports me and my friend's around that i take him out for Christmas :-) :-) :-)
So that was the brief version of events.
I am nearly at end of prep for the Fair and hope to resume normal service soon .

Above DH.

Below the Town Hall


  1. What an amazing amount of creative work you have done, Anne! Cheers for you and your dear supportive husband :) So glad that you are enjoying outings and times with your family as well. xx

  2. Hi Anne.. oh my your are a busy bee! I have done many a craft fair over the years and to be honest, I think it always cost me more in money and time than it was ever worth.. the the experience is usually fun, meeting so many people. I don't do them anymore. Too exhausting. Take it easy now.... ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

    *H*A*P*P*Y* * *H*O*L*I*D*A*Y*S*!*!*!*

  3. I'm supervising the munchkins playing happily with their Lego so grabbing a few minutes to do a dash round some of my favourite blogs.
    What a wonderful lots of crafty makes Anne. Really hope it all sells really well for you.
    Annie x #19

  4. Teresa above has said it for me....what you've made for the fair is sufficient, don't rush to make more. What will sell will sell, if you you knows what I mean. I've stopped doing fairs too, resented the time it took to make/sell!
    What a lovely weekend you had! I love village pantos so much, often funnier than the professional ones....especially when things go wrong!! The Concert sounds fab too, I'd have liked that too :-)
    Hugs, LLJ 21 xx

  5. Wow you have made an amazing amount of wonderful goodies. I hope all goes well at the fair.
    Sandra de @33

  6. Lovely cards. The fair looks like a lot of work. I've often wondered about selling some handmade goods, but don't know if it would take away the fun for me,

    Horace at no.46

  7. Hi Anne, happy WOYWW - your cards are really lovely and all your goodies for the fair...good luck I'm sure you'll do well. Cheers and enjoy your week RobynO#27

  8. Hi Anne, what a busy week. Hoping the craft fair goes well, you can never tell in advance how they will go, can you?Have a great week, Hugs, Shaz #11 xxx

  9. Hi Anne - you certainly deserve to do well at the fair - I hope it's a sellout and you make sheds load of money! The stuff looks wonderful. Well done on getting the two opposite end of the country trips done before Christmas. Glad you and DH managed to get out for a romantic Christmas tea! He looks as though he enjoyed the treat. Have a great week, and I'm looking forward to hearing how the fair goes. Hugs, Chris # 13

  10. This is such a busy time of year! hope the fair goes well. Helen 8

  11. Oh you have been incredibly busy! But you seemed to have a good time! How nice to have such a supportive husband!
    Take care!
    Gabriele 23

  12. My goodness, haven't you been busy, Anne! Lots of gorgeous stuff. Hope the fair goes well. Doesn't your hubby look lovely!

    Thanks for your visit and your nice comment - so glad you like the album. I can't quite believe it's finished at last! As for my hubby's wrist, unfortunately the hospital consultant says he's broken the most important bone in his wrist, despite it being so small, and he's probably got to be in plaster for at least 4 weeks after Christmas, and it's all very inconvenient that he can't drive during all this time, as Mum and I both depend on him so much! At least he is no longer in pain, now it's immobilised.

    Happy WOYWW,
    Shoshi #41

  13. My, you have enough to choose from for sure! Hope you do really well, I haven't done a fair for ages but can appreciate how you are feeling! Good Luck, Chris49

  14. Wow lots of fun projects and ideas, great post.

    Hugs diane

  15. Oh what a busy bee you are - enjoy all your festive fun! x Jo

  16. Lovely festive looking cards. It's always daunting doing a craft show whether it's your first time or something you do regularly - wish you all the best I'm sure you will do well. Thanks for visiting last week and I'm sorry for my late visit., Anita #39


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