Tuesday, 20 December 2016

WOYWW #394 ~ The race before Christmas

Wednesday and it is time to head over to our lovely creator of WOYWW, Julia's blog and link is posted below.......

From last week I will say not sure where the time went but I do know right now not enough time in the day as I need it to be. I am glad to say I am almost ready for Christmas just a little more baking, few small gifts to pick up and packing up some more home baked goodies and chocolates for some friends of ours. 

My desk is has now the kit I picked up about a month ago laid out about to start working on that when I have time in the next little bit before Christmas. It came with a ring binder to the left and on the right side is the papers and goodies. Oh yah right in the middle at the top you can see two little albums I made earlier today at work they are tiny 3 1/2 by 3 1/2 as I am trying to use up all that smaller chipboard pieces from all those albums I made. Just only 3 pocket pages inside still waiting for flips and tags to get done. In the top left is that Christmas album I have finished just going to cut photo matts and embellisments to put inside to decorate when pictures go in. 

A close up of the album

Well I included pictures of the tags and the deconstructed envelope on the inside front cover and the double waterfall on the inside back cover. 

I have also finished the mini little candy mugs that hold those yummy Ferraro Rocher chocolates. I followed a tutorial I found on You Tube ,Paper Tea Cups from Bibi Cameron. I think they will look great with all the goodies I have made for Christmas. Still have to pack up the mint chocolate spoons but will be sure to post those when I get to them and forgot to take a picture of the other chocolate Christmas light bulb suckers we have packed up into twos for my daughters co-workers and some friends.

As every year my sister and I make home made gifts for each other and here are the ones I made for her this year. Top hats are made from recycled ribbon spools and the snow globe I used my new die set Ready set snow from Lawm Fawn.

Here are the ones my sister sent me on my tree with our grandma's and my father's  glass decorations...

I know this post is very picture heavy with all the stuff I have finished and with all the baking almost finished and with it being wednesday I will be standing in front of the oven finishing up with my daughters day off work to be my third and forth hand. So I have the last few busy days ahead of me still but will do my best to get around to everyone's desk and to everyone I missed last week and to those who commented thank you so very much and I am sorry I just didnt get the time to get back and hop around liked I had planned. Thank you to everyone who commented on my last post I so love reading each and every comment and am touched by everyone's sweets words. 

🎄May you all have a Merry Christmas.🎄
Hugs ~ Anne 

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

WOYWW #393

Where did the time has been truly crazy week I have had. I am glad to say that the really cold spell has ended, we are at -21 with the wind chill which is still cold but much better then -39 with the wind but I will say it did feel colder then that. My dogs are happier it is a tad warmer so they can go out to play and do there business a few times I was running out to get them as they got just to cold and didn't want to move. Also I became a cab in away for my girls to cold to walk anywhere so dropping them off and picking them up from school and work, not to say i also had work, errands and just fell under the weather......never good for mom in this house. Okay well what you have come to see is my desk not my rant on the weather of Canadian northern weather report but we were lucky cause my DH is more northern then us and the weather there was colder so I am grateful we had a tad warmer then him.....I know -39 was warmer.

My desk as of late Tuesday night.....

I have some stamped images waiting to get coloured and cut out at the top of that a ton of card stock and fun foam shaker globes cut out waiting to be put together. In the box is another thing just waiting to be put together for Christmas goodies. I seemly haven't been down here much but to clean up the room with way to many boxes I couldn't find a thing and we our hosting Christmas dinner this year so I am on a time crunch to get everything done. I not sure how the week will go as there is still to much  to do. Still have doctors appointments for my daughters and trying to check things off my list which feels great but this weekend will be crazy with getting all the baking done by Monday as crossing my fingers my DH will be home on the 20th and will be home til the new year. 

I know last week I didn't get around to as many desks and did late Tuesday get a few minutes to catch up on everyone who commented, and I so enjoy everyone's sweet words you left for me. I will do my best to get around this week but I have the next few days with appointments so do my best. 

Thanks for stopping by to see my desk and have a super crafty week.
Hugs ~Anne 😉

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

WOYWW # 392

Wednesday is once again here and it is time to head over to Julia's blog to join in the worlds largest desk hope. If this is your first time hit the link below and see what it is all about and sign in to Mr. Linky and see what everyone has been up to. 

The last week has been so busy and had a great surprise on Saturday as my DH had four days off work and came home for a little visit. It was a great treat as we had a family sit down supper with everyone home which never seems to happen much.... what a great evening it was. Well it is a tad cold lately here and today it is suppose to get to -31 and with wind chill should feel like -38 YIKES!
Hot chocolate day and cuddling up with my dogs.

Okay enough about the weather and to my desk....

I am finishing up the Christmas mini album and am making a little extra envelope style to hold a few extra photo mats. I am hoping to have it done by tonight and move on to a sisters handmade Christmas gift which i will not be able to post for some time but I am on a time crunch as it has to get into the mail soon to get to her in time. I did finish last week the 4 mini albums I was building and they are put now in a mini album pile ready to decorate..... easy to grab, go and decorate. In the right hand corner is the mini albums I made some time back. I have a small snowmen collection and you can see a Tim Horton's season paper cup my daughter grabbed me from her work......holding a few glue bottles upside down for me. Now my family would say my collection of snowmen isn't small at all, as they are in every corner of my house and can only buy one each year now..... surprising I haven't purchased one yet. That's all for me I am going to hop around to see what everyone has been up to. Also just wanted to say thank you to everyone whom visited and commented last week.

Have a wonderful day!
Hugs ~ Anne 😉