Why am I asking what's on your workdesk? If you don't know already, hop along to Julia's blog Stamping Ground where she invites bloggers to share what's on their workdesks - and we all like to be nosey don't we! Well, I do anyway - lol.
Yesterday I received a lovely packet of crafty goodies which I won as blog candy from Cath on her blog Notes from a Divided Island. Here's a more close up photo.
There are some lovely fibres, lace, game pieces, dictionary pages, word charms, envelopes and even a little acrylic stamp of the map of Cyprus where Cath lives. I also love the two vintage style tins - one for Christmas and the other for Halloween containing stickers, and not forgetting two lovely glass magic eye (I think that's what they're called) beads. Thank you again Cath! I would never have seen Cath's blog if it hadn't been for WOYWW, so thanks go to Julia too!
I received another packet yesterday too containing this lovely post it note holder from Viv - this was for a swap on the Art 'n' Soul Flickr group I belong to. In the first photo above you can see it open, but here it is closed in all it's majestic glory - isn't it gorgeous!
On the first photo at the top you may be able to see (on the extreme right hand side) a paper with a girl's face on - don't laugh! This was my first attempt at a journal page which had to incorporate a portrait representing me. I couldn't finish it as I didn't have the right flesh tone coloured water coloured crayons (does anyone know where to get them in the UK - I tried a few places today without any luck). The journal page was part of a free 'self healing' art course I've joined called The 'Heart of Art' and if you're interested in joining there's more about it on my earlier post here.
This is turning out to be a post of thanks - 2 more to go -
Thank you Elizabeth (of Bleubeard and Elizabeth fame!) for featuring me on your blog Altered Book Lover. I've never been featured on anything before so I'm feeling all special now - lol. Seriously though, thanks!
Finally, thanks to all those of you who last week commented and suggested ways of helping me when I had trouble with uploading my photos onto Blogger. Although I'm still experiencing the same difficulty, I have now ensured that all my privacy settings are ok on the Picasa site, so that's some peace of mind at least. I see that Blogger will be doing some maintenance this evening disabling photo uploads for two hours - it will be interesting to see what happens after that!
Sorry this has become a very long post, if you're still here - thanks for visiting and if you leave me a comment, I'll definitely be along to visit you too!