Wednesday, 24 April 2013

What's On Your Workdesk? Wednesday 203

How to WOYWW here.
About the WOYWW anniversary here.
About the WOYWW Crop here.
Oh my life.  There is sunshine on my desk.  Real sunshine that caused me to have the top half of the door open, and actually do something! 
Nothing major, just a few ATCs for samples to bandy about at a bit of a free for all type workshop soon.  You can clearly see my coaster, unused since we got back from hols - note to self, get some time at your desk!  Also, quite excitingly, the next kit from Chic Maker..I subscribed after the review.  On top of that is the cutest change purse you ever did see..bright pink silicone.  A gift to find in the recesses of your handbag!  There's a small roll of duct tape just above the notebook.  I'm very very handy I know, but it's actually because I want to use it on a card for a male.  So naturally, it's there to remind me!
Show us your far more interesting desk then, do.  Upload a pic to your blog, put WOYWW in the post title, link your blog here and we'll swing by.  Be patient..there's a lot of swinging to be done!  




112 comments:

Helen said...

Morning Julia - oooh so nearly top spot ha ha!! Love the sunny aspect to your desk - wasn't it glorious on Tuesday? Will look out for the use of duct tape later... have a good day!

Neet said...

Looking forward to seeing what you do with the duct tape. I've been using it for something but not with a great deal of success.
Have a nice day.
Hugs, Neet xx

Lisa Richards said...

Enjoy your sunshine and have a great WOYWW!
Lisa #10!!

Regina Hamilton said...
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Regina Hamilton said...

That is a really cute change purse. I would love to see how you use the duct tape. Happy crafting #6

sandra de said...

Ohhh I love all the gorgeous teal and blue colours on your desk.
Sandra @13

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Don't fall over in a dead faint. I'm back. I can once again see the links, so was thrilled I can make it before the big NO 4.

That's more sunshine than I've seen in a month, and O suspect no snow, either.

At first I thought that was a jar of peanut butter in the far lower right of your picture.

happy WOYWW from ME at #7. Not bad for having been gone so long.

Claire said...

i guess the sun has followed you home from spain! love all the goodies - esp. that coaster :)
can you believe i've got no. 1 spot??? time for a lil hooray for me jig...
lovely to have you back, safe n sound x

MvM-design said...

Have a great sunny day!! 20C here in Holland today, finally!
Hugs Marleen #11

Nikki said...

Hi Julia
Oh Duct tape for a guys card that's brillant and I'm sure you'll never have a hard time finding that bright pink purse in your bag hugs Nikki #9

Tertia said...

Good to see you are back safe and sound from the holidy. I have to get started on those ATC's soon or I am going to run into trouble.
Happy WOYWW!
Tertia #17

Sue from Oregon said...

I have such a hard time getting jump started at my crafty table when I have been gone on vacation...Nice to disconnect and relax huh?

KatzElbows said...

I think your desk looks great. The monochromatic inks and things look fab,many have made me want to try something using similar colours. If you want boring, try my desk!

Have a great day,
Rachel #24

Jackie said...

Well I have just seen what your coaster says ..... I'm shocked !!!!! Thought your were a nice girl !!!!!!! He he
I guess next week there will be bars of choc on your desk from mr D !!!!!
Love the colours on your desk have you been influence by the lovely Spanish sea !!!!
Jackie 15

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Duct tape in a card? Ooh, you rebel, you! Is it for a plumber? ;)
Hugs LLJ 22 xx

VonnyK said...

They say there are a million uses for duct tape, I bet they didn't think of that one. I love your pink purse and it's nice to see the sunshine over there. Let's hope you are getting spring at last.
Have a great week.
Von #28

BJ said...

Yay sunshine amazing isn't it? Loving your little ATC. BJ#31

Almo said...

Hi Julia, Have used loads of metallic tape, but never duct tape, will be interested in what you do with it as it has a nice texture as it is. Love the teals & blues - my favourite. Hugs Mo x

craftydebs said...

Love the coaster- a girl after my own heart!! Have a great day! xx

Helen said...

Welcome back Julia. The sun is trying to shine through here too. The Duct tape sounds interesting. I look forward to seeing what you do with it. Happy WOYWW to you from Helen 33 (I am early for a change!)

scrappyjen said...

love the coaster - need one of those. thanks to everyone for all the lovely comments re dad. he is doing fine and i will visit as many folk as i can this week. last week was a strange one. jenx

fairy thoughts said...

Hi julia
love this view, it looks like you have the beading bug now .... careful it too is addictive. Thanks for bringing the sunshine home with you as well
janet

Redanne said...

Hi Julia, that coaster is a bit of fun to be sure! I love the colour of the change purse and also the colour of the Stazon. Duct tape? Now that's a new one...... Hugs, Anne x #37

Annie said...

I'd show mine for chocolate too but alas there is no more of that for me now :-)
Love all the turquoise in the sunshine today.
Hugs,
A x

jill said...

I'll be waiting to see how you use the duct tape as well. Happy woyww Jill #26

Sandy said...

Hi there, looks like you have been busy. Must get onto making some ATC's Have to think about what I am going to do for the swap yet.
Sandy :)

Twiglet said...

We must have had the sun yesterday - bit overcast here. Who cares - last Saturday it was THE perfect day!! x Jo

sara j said...

So glad the sun was there to greet you after sunny Spain. Hope you get lots of good desk time in this week. Looking forward to the ATC swap soon!!

Belinda Basson said...

Lucky you brought the sun home with you! Dying to know how you plan to use the Duct tape on a card...

Sandy Leigh said...

Oh I can't wait to work on some ATCs! And duct tape just lets you do all kinds of creativity! I've been wanting to try a photo transfer project with packing tape. Enjoy our sunshine! Sandy Leigh #42

Janene McAnally said...

Haha I love your Hello Kitty note book Julia! My eldest daughter was so into Hello Kitty and even bought a big one (soft toy that is hehe) when she was in Japan a couple of years ago! Looks like you are just starting to get back into the groove after you holidays. I love seeing all the creative mess on the desks :-). Happy WOYWW.
Janene #47.. I think...

Jules occasionally vintage said...

Nice ATC on your desk. I love the turquoise theme. Enjoy the sunshine today! Jules

Lisa said...

Morning Julia, have a fab Wednesday. Duct tape eh? The mind boggles....!

Lisa Sparkle :)

Liz Black said...

I love your coaster ... it made me smile! It seems a shame to cover it with a mug! Love the colours on your ATC, so fresh and summery. Sounds like you had a lovely hols, welcome back, thanks for bringing the sunshine with you and Happy Woyww. Liz@51

Darnell J Knauss said...

Oh, you're too kind Ms. Julia, but I looked in the recesses of my handbag and I don't see the cutest change purse ever in bright pink silicone. Perhaps you were just late in posting mine then?

Have an awesome week! Glad you are home safe. I won't mention about the sound part. xxoo Darnell #52

Carole Z said...

Lovely sunshine Julia and liking your ATC...very lovely! Happy WOYWW all, Carole Z X #56

Elizabeth said...

Oh good! You've brought the sun home with you, Julia. The holiday photos are great and it's clear you had a lovely time. Looking forward to seeing what you do with duct tape ... the EM has already found a 100 or so uses for it, though not one has anything to do with crafting :)) Have a great WOYWW and an enjoyable week. Elizabeth x #53

Andrea said...

Its great to see sunshine you must have brought it with you. love the purse..very cute and that ATC too with the pretty flower.
I'm intrigued by the duct tape!I'm sure all will be revealed. hope you get some crafty time soon and put that coaster to use again have fab weeks
Andrea #64

toni said...

Morning Julia, Been MIA for a few weeks good to be back! love your coaster, will be popping back later to look at your photos from Spain x

Anne said...

Hi Julia indeed it was a gorgeous day here yesterday as well. Love the pink purse and coaster. ATC's - just reminded me of something else I must add to the list of must do!!! Happy WOYWW Anne x #62

Angie said...

My DD threatens me with Duct tape when I talk too much or 'butt in' lol
Snap with the purse ...I have an orange one so I can find it in the bottom of a black handbag.
Sorry still no desk but at least there is crafting ...hope thats OK ....wil get there in the end xx

Lisa-Jane said...

I love that coaster! How completely brilliant is that?! And how wonderful to have some sunshine here. I hope it gets better today too. Have a great week Julia! x

Karen Ives said...

Lovely to see some sun, happy Wednesday.
Karen
http://frayedroundtheedges.blogspot.co.uk/

Minxy said...

I'm glad you pointed out that sign is in fact a beer mat, I was starting to worry about you lol

Happy Wednesday chick xo
Minxy #66

Jaki Morris said...

I love that coaster! Hilarious

In a rush today so no waffle from me, thank the Lord I hear you cry,

Take care

Jakix #72

Winnie said...

Hi Julia! Sunshine!! Very cool how the light in on your desk after all the winter time. I am chuckling over "Will show knickers for chocolate!" Too funny!Enjoy the day! Winnie#72

Anneliese said...

Love to see you back at your table. After wonderful holidays it is fine to be at home again, hm??
With one's material. The change purse is very interesting.

Helen said...

Had to come back and respond to your comment - yes, I'd love a different height table... but HOW do you think I'd get that one out.... just askin'..... !!!!

Christine said...

Hi Julia
Good to have you back.
Sunshine has gone to my head and tried to enter from my phone - wrong link at #68. Could you remove it? I have tried but no luck - my correct link is at #70. Sorry to be a pain. :-(

JoZart said...

Good to have you back but will miss the post pics from Spain. You gave me a chuckle seeing your coaster,you floosey!! I love the look of those purses but I don't think I like the feel of them and worry that they will soon look grubby and will they wash clean?. A Julia unbiased report is needed, methinks.
Jo x

Joynana said...

Lots of sunshine, a new coin purse, plenty of colored inks, seems like a good time is being had. Duct tape, can't wait to see what you do with that. Julia, I have missed you all so much. Just not enough time in the day lately to join in the fun. but, I am back. #75

Heather Alger said...

Was looking at your photos from previous post, what a Gorgeous place x Hope you have a wonderful week
WOYWW Heather # 74

Angelfish said...

Enjoy the sunshine, if you still have it, we're back to cold and grey today! Love the purse and your coaster made me laugh!
Fiona x

Hammers said...

It's my last WOYWW for a while. I am jealous of all the fun things on your desk, most of mine are packed. Cx #85

Carol Hornby Clements said...

I haven't been able to join in for awhile due to back surgery.

Hopefully I am back.

Carol x

Tammy said...

Ooo, a manly card with duct tape? Sounds way cool! :) Love to see the sun rays on your desk. Happy Wednesday!

Robyn said...

Welcome home, love the Light!
I'm making extra ATC's for the 4th- so leave me a comment if you want one!
Robyn 92

Michelle said...

It's lovely to see the sun isn't it? I love that colour of Stazon ink pad you have there. Hmmm may just have to invest in that one! lol. Have a lovely day!

Ohhh Snap said...

My eyes immediately turned to your Stazon, pining for that color lol. And is that eco-paint in the tube? Tiny duct tape is awesome, well it's a desk just chock full of fun things. The coaster made me giggle. Have a brilliant WOYWW : D. #88

Laura said...

Good morning, Julia (or, let's see, afternoon at your house.) You've got a lot of bright things on your desk today. I'm planning to play around with ATCs soon -- I've only made one or two and want to come up with something fun for WOYWW 4. :) Happy Wednesday! ~ Laura the Bookworm #96

Anna said...

Woohoo! Got mine posted...now I need to get ready for work. I'll be back later to check out everyone's desks and see what you've been up to. Have an art-filled day!!
Anna

Nan G said...

Oh duck tape! Love the stuff, you can do such cool things with! Happy WOYWW ! Nan 98

Laura said...

How lovely to have the sun stop by
Laura
(not posted my desk this week so don't have a number)

Beverley Lowe said...

Enjoy your sunshine - think you've got ours!Love looking around other people's work spaces. Bev x

Beverley Lowe said...

OOPS! sorry posted the wrong link on my first try 101 is the right one (red face!)

Becky said...

Duct Tape For A Male Card, I Love It!! So GladYou Were Able To Open UpYour Door And Let The Sunshine In!!

~Sue C said...

LOL! Will show knickers for chocolate. LOL! Love it! Thanks for the giggle this morning. =D Happy Wednesday! Love the pics you have shared. SueC#93

StampinCarol said...

Oh my gosh! "Will show knickers for chocolate"... I love it! And I'm checking out the Chic Makers... looks interesting. Great sunny desk area. Been viewing your vacation pictures, too. How fun! Happy WOYWW!
Carol N #104

Fandhmum said...

Hi Julia,
How lovely to have some sun. I love your coaster!
Have a good week,
Rosie x

Krisha said...

Welcome home Julia,
Love thos little change purses, they come in such vibrent colors. Oh yes I spotted the coast right away .....LOL
Happy WOYWW
Krisha #108

505whimsygirl said...

Hi there Julia,

Are you a Hello Kitty fan? The ATC looks nice; love the color that you've used. And oh my, that coin purse will NEVER get lost in your purse!!!

Happy WOYWW
Kay (14) - second week in a row with the same number!

Carole said...

Hello Julia, I've met many of my blog buddies here. Thanks for the opportunity.

kathi17 said...

The sun on your desk looks beautiful Julia. I've also enjoyed seeing your holiday photos. Now I want to go to Sapin!

Eliza said...

Can you believe this, I am allergic to food colouring 102 I blogged about it this week and what number do I get for posting, 102 and no it was not deliberate. I have just noticed and I have been visiting for awhile.

Hey you need to get and play more on the desk.

Happy WOYWW
Eliza & Yoda 102

Rhonda H said...

Wow what varied work desks and ideas! I think I need to really clean my work area up after seeing a few of these!

dix said...

Julia, love your desk collection! My eye went right to the bright pink change purse and the blue swatch with the little flower. Thanks for sharing and hosting us!
dix---

Shaz Brooks said...

Love the coaster- and the blue of the ATc. tell me, does all thismake us the oldest swingers in town, rofl! Hugs, Shaz #114

Daniella said...

Welcome home! Sounds like you had a lovely trip.
That little change purse really is the cutest thing I've ever seen!!!
xxDaniella#87

Debs Willis said...

HI Julia, quiet desk for you! Dying to know what the red jar is in the lower right corner of the pic

Happy woyww

Debs

Kyla said...

Duct tape? Ooh....please share the make.

did you know that if its 'proper' duct tape and you press 2 pieces together then rip it apart REALLY quickly (in the dark) it creates little sparks?!!

Glad you had a lovely holiday
Kyla

Craftychris said...

How lovely to see the sunshine on your desk! I love the change purse! xx

Kim said...

Oh, your coster made me laugh!! I hope you had a great Vacation!And I too can't wait to see what you come up with for the duct tape!

mamapez5 said...

Love the ATC and the pink purse. I hope you feel rested after your stay in sunny Spain. We were just gearing up for summer with all the sun last week, and now this week it is up to ten degrees cooler and very cloudy/damp! We are on holiday in about ten days time and although we are staying in Spain, we are hoping the sun is back while we explore Seville and Cordoba. Kate x #40

Linda said...

Isn't it just great to be able to craft in the sunshine for a change.

Jana Bodin said...

Hej everyone! My first time to link for WOYWW :)
So very cool to see all your desks!
Cheers, Jana

Kelly said...

Good morning everyone! Though my desk isn't overly exciting this week, I think you'll like the news I share. More creative time at my space on the schedule for the rest of the week.
Kelly #121

Deb's Pen Pot said...

Hi Julia - thanks as always (though I fear sometimes unspoken!) for hosting this fab craft catch-up - love the coaster on your desk, ha ha! Have a good week, Deb's Pen Pot # 124 x

dottielottie said...

Well I don't know what it says about me, but my eye was immediately drawn to your great coaster, love it lol.Look forward to seeing your next Jewellery creation.
Hugs Lottie

Ria Gall said...

loving that picture of real sunshine on your desk that is enough to get anyone crafting
Happy WOYWW #203 and thank you for sharing your desk with us today
Ria #60

Jan Ltc said...

Fabulous work space Julia xx Jan

Sandra Castle said...

I LOVE that coaster!! Hee hee! And the lovely sun and shadows really cheers me up!!

Sarah Evans said...

I totally love your coaster - just the right kind of cheeky! I'm not sure anyone would want to see my knickers though - not very fancy :)

Sarah @ A Cat-Like Curiosity

Saxo Stamper said...

Hi Julia

Happy WOYWW. Love the sunshine too.

I'm with the gals, great coaster.

Love the colours on your desk too.

Karen K
#136

pearshapedcrafting said...

Hope I'm not too late!! Love what's on your desk, especially the sunshine! Chris138

Zeffy said...

great to see some sunshine...i have missed you guys,,,hopefully i will get to play next week!

Judy McCarthy said...

Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog Julia.I appreciate it considering how BIG your blog has grown with all those wanting to link up.
Thank you for doing this.It's good of you, and all your Spain pics etc!!
Judy #20 xx

April Story said...

You just got to love the sunshine! And duct tape - what else could you possibly want. LOL April #119

Kathy Humphrey said...

Oh that's what I did when I bought my new wallet-something bright to find in the recesses of my purse!

Katie said...

I love the sun, and the "will show knickers for chocolate". That is so fun!

Dianne said...

WOOHOO I'm the 100 commenter LOL.. thanks for stopping by, I'm glad I could share the gesso with all your lovely ladies, sharing, the best thing in the world, and you make it possible, thank you so much for that.. Have a wonderful creative week.

Lynette Batton said...

Hope it wasn't too late, thank you for the inspiration to start posting again. Don't know if its more interesting though lol :)

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

I love the aqua color scheme that you have going on your work desk, Julia. Blessings!

Paula Gale said...

Hi Julia

Love the blue colour of the stamp pad and other items in the similar colour - my favourite - i'm like a magnet to it. Also love the coaster... not sure you'd want to see mine - and that's probably BECAUSE of the chocolate lol!!

Intrigued about the kit and can't quite make out if it is CDRom or something - my ignorance!

Now then, that purse you speak of... I thought it was the back of an angry bird softie... much like the one my son has put in the front on my car!!! Made me smile when you said 'purse'. Makes sense about the touchy feely aspect... damned if I can find anything in mine, despite only being able to use a small across shoulder bag these days (I have such lovely ones I cannot carry any longer)...

Off to check out about the kit now... looks intriguing.

with big hugs

Paula x x x

Marianne said...

Sunshine, Shadows, Staz-on and Stamps. Now THAT'S a happy workdesk!

Bridget Larsen said...

Yep that hot pink purse is my favourite on your desk this week
Bridget #38

Maggie's Crafts said...

Hi Julia,

I love your coaster. :)

Thank you for sharing with us today.

Maggie
x

Marit said...

I cannot remember if I commented here after I linked up my post... I might have headed over to the garden to sit in the sun right away yesterday. Today is less sunny, so I am catching up on the desks... hope your day is sunny and bright in the UK (and please send some sunshine over!)

Anneliese said...

If you don't understand, Julia, haha, that's my trick. If somebody should be interested I would explain it really good. The tramper scarf.....

Gracie O'Tripp said...

What fun. I'm in.

Sumaiyah Dymonz said...

I love making ATCs! I need to put all of them that I've collected over the years into a book to showcase them... Love the sunshine that you get at your desk!

okienurse said...

Great looking desk and I love all the sunshine. Been following your trip to Spain and it looks like you are having a wonderful time. Thanks for sharing the pictures. Vickie #145

Kezzy said...

Wow sunshine, today it's gorgeous here, it definitely makes you smile lol. Gorgeous ATC's and lots of wonderful craftiness on your desk. I hope you get to your desk more this week, it's always hectic after an holiday especially a working one!!! Happy Woyww :-) Kezzy xxx