Wednesday 16 October 2013


A very good morning to everyone and I can't believe its that day of the week again that comes around ever so quickly...when we get to visit all manner of crafty and artistic individuals worldwide and their wonderful workspaces. Being a nosey inquisitive sort...I love it!...why don't you hop over to the wonderful host Julia at the Stamping Ground and take part yourself...its addictive as once you start you'll be hooked!Firstly apologies to everyone for last week as I didn't get to visit many people;work once again got in the way; I'm hoping to do much better this week as I've a day off work tomorrow as working this weekend again so hopefully I will get to you just not likely it won't be today.

production line in operation 

As you can see from my desk taken last night my Christmas production line is still in full swing and I'm averaging 1-2 cards a week so well on track...there are several that are quite similar (due to the new Heartfelt Creations stamp set mega-buy is getting put to very good use!)so I'm making sure I still make some in my usual style; as is the one under's a cute Wild Rose Studio stamp which was a magazine is half my stash of stamps and papers it would appear...I think I buy every one each month!As you can see by last photo bottom left my Christmas scrap pile is ever growing  and I do need to sort it soon !..also you may spot my sad reluctance to even  through away used tape.... ive just spotted some low tack on top of the grand calibur !..oops should have binned that really !

christmas stash "takeover"

long view desk 
I better go now Julia likes it kept short and sweet...sorry maybe next time julia! Off to work shortly; hope you have a fab day ahead and will come visit soon...hugs Andrea x


  1. Your desk is very red and green this week.....guess that's christmas for you :-)
    A x # 5

  2. Looking at your Christmas stuff gives me itchy fingers! I am mostly a digital crafter, but occasionally cross over into the real world. Your desk has inspired me to have a go at making some cards. Thanks for sharing.
    Karen no.82 x

  3. I do love all those delicately cut out pretty. The other swirly shapes are lovely too. I really do like them. Bet your Christmas cards are gorgeous, you'll have to show us a couple next week :-)
    Hugs, LLJ 3 xx

  4. I have pieces of tape stuck to my Grand Calibur too. Love the Christmas cards. Happy crafting #49

  5. Hi Andrea
    you seem to have a plan and it looks like it is all systems go on your Christmas cards, well done you. I can't bring myself to start them just yet but I have just got my Christmas box out
    Happy WOYWW have an enjoyable week hugs Ria #22

  6. Oh my I'm envying the spellbinders poinsettia die...a beautiful addition to any card. Be well Carole #40

  7. Lovely to visit you today. I too am in the Christmas card planning mood these days but you couldn't tell by the looks of my desk. Happy woyww. Ann #108

  8. I think I need to get out the Christmas supplies I am going to use, that way I may actually get some more made... love your desk today, keep it up with the card making! Helen 13

  9. Production line is looking good. Love the pretty papers you're using. Great HC dies you have out. Thanks for the earlier visit! Happy WOYWW! Nan G #25

  10. I love that set of Poinsettia Spellbinder Dies, mine is going to get a real hammering this year! Hugs. Pam#68

  11. Christmas again and I am not prepared, as every year! Your stash looks great and promises some nice cards!
    Gabriele #77

  12. Very Christmassy desk this week.
    Famfa 50

  13. Your desk is definitely showing your holiday spirit! What caught my eye, though, is the pin cushion -- that is so dang cute!

    Thank you for visiting me already!
    Happy WOYWW
    peace, Kay (43)

  14. I recognise a few of those Christmas papers - I used them on my C Album last year! Glad you are coming along with yours!
    Hettie 91

  15. Beautiful desk, Andrea, with all the festive and bright reds and greens of Christmas! It really is coming up fast, isn't it, but you are doing great and on course! I'll bet most of us do the same thing with our bits of tape for sticking down our dies. Happy Belated WOYWW and thanks for the visit to my place! Have a wonderful week!! Darnell #57

  16. your desk looks very interesting, the guinea pigs say hi back, thanks for visiting

    Gill x

  17. Thanks for your visit earlier ..... still in a mess here but the craft room is going great guns!!! Hoping to move my laptop in there over the weekend and then I may never come out again!!!
    Love your way of making cards - especially the colours - just for curiosity 's sake, how many are you making?
    Bishopsmate #75

  18. I am so impressed that you are already making your Christmas cards. And they are so pretty. Great dies I spy sitting on the edge of your desk. April #61

  19. LOTS of great things to help inspire!

  20. Thank you for the visit Andrea! I love spellbinders, looks like you are knee deep in Christmas!


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