Wednesday, 16 January 2013

WOYWW - 189

Evenin' all

**bends knees in a policeman styley fashion**

How are we then?  Very well I hope! We're in the midst of the big freeze that's hitting the UK at the moment.  I do hope you're keeping warm and cosy wherever your work desk may be.  One lovely thing about it though - dark, cold and yuksome nights make stopping in and crafting SO much more fun don't you think?

I'm a nosey so-and-so on the quiet, and love nothing more than a good old snoop to see what other people are doing. What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday -  (Check out hosty lady's glorious blog over here WOYWW) is, therefore, my idea of heaven!  You can travel all around the world without leaving your armchair, drool over other people's stash, get lots of ideas and have various attacks of the vapours at all the talent and creativity out there!

Right then - here's my "Workdesk" this Wednesday.

Now- for 'workdesk' please read, kitchen table/laundry station/outer garment displacement zone/general dumping ground.  On my desk are some new Distress Inks which arrived today from the E of Bayness.  Huzzahh!  I've wanted some for ages.  I just have to work out what to use them on/how to use them now!   My beloved Pro-markers nestle there too - and stuff from my last project which really should have been put away by now.  My journal pages are drying from the application of some gesso.  I've misted one of the pages very lightly whilst the gesso was wet to apply a very sheer amount of pigment.  I'm planning to journal the lyrics from one of my favourite songs at the moment "Spectrum" by Florence and the Machine so if it works out I shall share the finished item at some stage soon.

However  - poor old down trodden, jack of all trades kitchen table will soon be devoid of any crafty malarkey because my crafting palace is in the final stages of creation!


Yep - Craftpod is nearly ready!  Lovely Man has insulated it and cladded it inside.  A new (old) desk has been spruced up with a nice paint job and all the holes and draughty bits of the shed have been blocked up.  Frozen fingers pending, we hope to give it a lick of paint inside at the weekend and also get the shelving upso that I can move my crafty stuff and stash to its new home!

Excited much?!

Thank you for visiting Love from Peapods today - hope to see you again very soon!

22 comments:

  1. Lovely your own crafting space hugs pam x

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    1. I'm off to read your slimming world blog, I've just reined myself back in (hence the running) lost 3 stone but its been sneaking back on!!!

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  2. Yay, you joined WOYWW. The most addictive blog ever in the bears opinion. Try using a piece of foam and dab into your distress ink, then working from the outside in, rub onto your page, build up layers as you go for interesting backgrounds. If you have a mask you can then apply more ink through that, or spritz water through the mask, onto the inked page, for an interesting effect. Have fun.

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    1. Thank you bears! I'm addicted already - I've been lurking for a few weeks so took the plunge! Thanks for the info on the inks - I shall certainly have a go at that and see what transpires! :)

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  3. Ms. Kim, you are a breath of fresh air , and Craftpod...... *SWOON*

    :)

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    1. *Blush* Why fank you ma'am. *Curtseys* ;)

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  4. Oh, I like the way you write! Anyone who can quote Eric Morecambe is ok by me :)
    Welcome to the madness....it's creator Julia is one of the maddest, funniest people out... I should know, she's my best mate!
    I like the look of the craft pod...the paint will be frozen if you try to do it this weekend, if the forecasts are to be believed...but Good Luck, Moriarty :). Show us a pic next week, eh?
    Hugs, LLJ 38 xxx

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    1. You're very kind thank you! I'm so glad I joined in!

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  5. And they say it's only men who retreat to their garden sheds (craftpods)!

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    1. it's good to have a retreat isn't it?! x

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  6. Great to see another new face- welcome aboard the Good Ship WOYWW! Its great to have your own space for crafting-- no more having to put stuff away( does anyone actually do that?)- I think we all work on the 'shove it to one side & hope the pile doesn't collapse' method, :)Have a great week, Hugs Shaz #65

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    1. Thank you! its very addictive isn't it?! I hate having to put stuff away - hopefully I won't have to at some point soon!!

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  7. Love craft pods but love my craftroom more ..... tooooo cold to open the back door let alone go outside!!!
    This could change come the summer (remember that...summer...warmth.... heat....sunburn...)

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    1. Lol - Craftpods will be lovely and toastie once the heating is cranked up in there! I wouldnt venture over the threshold just yet! Thanks for visiting! x

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  8. Ok, I am going to have to find some info on the Promarkers. I have seen them on a few WOYWW desks.

    Sorry I am 2 days late getting to your blog. I have been battling a nasty flu bug.
    Lori #84

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    1. They're lovely! Well worth trying out. Thanks for visiting - hope you're feeling better soon x

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  9. Oh I love promarkers - cannot wait to see your craftpod dont forget to post lost of photos - I am not sharing a desk as away from home looking after my friends cattery but enjoying having a good look around everyone else's desk

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  10. Can't wait to get a tour of the Craft Pod. :-)
    April #141

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  11. what an awesome little craft pod. so nice to have an area just for your crafting and away from everyone. photos when you are done please. thanks for visiting my site for WOYWW.

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