Thursday, January 29, 2015

Taking a Rain Check Thursday...

Hi folks...I've taken a bit of a rain check on the work stuff...you know what they say about all work and no play so yesterday on a whim I decided I couldn't live a moment longer without a new pen holder for my desk ...don't know about you but I can never seem to lay my hands on one of these elusive items when I need one...
an old tin can decorated with some of my favourite Tim Holtz products...Wallflower Paper Stash...using scraps only...no whole sheets of this precious commodity were harmed in the process...Writing Desk Die...a few Prima flowers and Idea-ology bits and pieces...


if truth be told...it was a "killing 2 birds with one stone" project to take my mind off today's appointment in the torture chamber...a date with my lovely dentist for a filling...how I wish I could take a rain check on the numb "for the rest of the afternoon" mouth...the drinking coffee through a straw and the inability to utter one word that's recognisable...yes the chatty old crafter will be rendered speechless for a while and perhaps that's the greatest torture of all.
See you all tomorrow to share "having fun" project 2
Hugs Kath xxx

9 comments:

trish said...

Hi Kath, lovely penholder, now you'll have to remember and put the pencils back into it. Good luck at the dentist, not a nice place to visit... Trish

Mrs A. said...

Good luck at the dentist. I love the look of you pencil pot. Very industrious. Hugs Mrs A.

carol edwards said...

Lovely pen holder Kath, pretty and useful. Good luck at the dentist. X

ginny c said...

This is lovely kath love the feather and good luck in the dentist x

Redanne said...

What a fabulous addition to the Cubbyhole that is. It is gorgeous, I love the spotty flowers. Will be thinking of you at the dentist, we go next week - hope it is not as bad as you anticipate.... Gentle hugs, Anne xx

misteejay said...

Love the pen pot Kath - it is so pretty and yet very practical. Hope all goes well at the dentist.
Toni xx

Lee said...

Oh WOW.Love your pen pot,beautiful embellishments.Oh dear know what you mean about the dentist.After being a senior dental assistant for 20yrs,I am the worst patient ever (apart from telling the dentist what to do lol) I scrutinize the surgery,insist on seeing the xrays lol and then they have to tie me down.Hope you have the feeling back by now,Hugs xx Cuddle for Buddy.xx

Sandra H said...

This is gorgeous and the materials used are stunning x

Luv 2 Create said...

What a great and useful project. I need about 5 of them. Love that you made it so lovely and only used scraps. Kath, I love your projects. I follow you daily. Wish I lived even remotely close to your neck of the woods. Heck wish we were on the same continent. Often times I will admire a project and it will include something that I can not get here in the US. But, I love your work and enjoy your stories of that beautiful dog, "Buddy" , of yours. What a sweetheart!!!!!
Hugs,
Marcie

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