Wednesday, July 6, 2011

What's on my Workdesk Wednesday

Morning folks...I had a fabulous day out yesterday with my bestest buddies....the terrible twins...only kidding girls...my Fiskars buddy Ann and my "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" buddy Anne...they are absolute sweethearts and boy oh boy did we have a fun day hurtling along the country roads of Aberdeenshire all in the name of coffee...chat...lunch and shopping and look who we met at Rustiques....is it Sir Lancelot...The Tin Man...Our Knight in Shining Armour or just the latest in burglar deterrents.
but it's back to reality and work...
Of course it's Wednesday and that means it's time to play along with Julia and all her lovely crafting buddies over at WOYWW....so what's on my workdesk today...this month's Ribbon Girl DT kit has arrived...as always it's gorgeous and I can't wait to get playing...
but sadly it won't be today....I need to get my thinking cap on and come up some ideas using these yummy delicious papers from Martha Stewart and a Timmie Configuration box for my Christmas In July Workshop at The Papeterie at the end of the month...they say the camera doesn't lie....not true....I wish you could see these gorgeous embossed and flocked snowflakes in real life...
I can't believe the value for money on this workshop...I have a sneaky feeling that Charlotte has got her sums wrong this time...the lucky folks who got their bums on seats PDQ are getting a Configuration Box...all the papers and bits and pieces to decorate it and if that wasn't enough...they will be taking home the very same Martha Stewart Paper Pack of ...24 - 12"x12" Double Sided Christmas Gorgeousness...that's all this year's Christmas cards sorted then. Unfortunately the workshop is fully booked but hey if there was enough demand...I'm sure I could be persuaded to do it all over again.
and thank goodness I kept this....
the measurements for prepping the papers for each size of the boxes kindly supplied by Tim at his Artsycrafts Workshop.  Now I know why Mario's prepping is spot on...each paper insert fits perfectly...thanks guys... this is going to save me all that measuring and faffing around....so I'm off to make a cuppa and then it will be time to....GO CONFIGURE.
Catch up with you all tomorrow
Hugs Kath xxx

27 comments:

Tertia said...

Looks like you had great fun. That kit from the ribbon girl looks amazing and the box? I'll give that one a skip, not very good at that kind of thing I am afraid.
Happy WOYWW

Neet said...

Love your Knight in Shining! Gorgeous colours you have in your blog today. Enjoy your configuration box. Thanks for sharing - Hugs, Neet #4

Christine B. said...

Morning Kath, glad you had a fun day. Love your things from the ribbon girl, gorgeous colours. Look forward to seeing what you do with your box. Hugs x ChrisB

ScrappnBee said...

Love your knight in shining aromour! How fun to hang with your scrapping friends! Great stuff on the desk! Looks like fun!-Amanda #33

nerllybird said...

That kit looks gorgeous, off to check it out. Your configurations box also looks very exciting, and as you say the measurements are a wonderful thing to have, lol. Bet it looks stunning when it's done - hope we get a pic!
Helen S

Anne said...

A grand day out yesterday , Kath , thanks ,you fun merchant you !!!!!
Methinks I'm going on the configuration box mark two waiting list !!!!!!!
Have a good day
Anne xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

jude said...

Wow love that kit sounds like youve got a wonderful bargain of a crafty day there.
I would love copy of the t/h measurements for configuration boxes.When i did my first one omg went through loads papers...lol and havent even touched cutting for this one.Would be so grateful ?
Have fab weednesday hugs Judex 15

Helen said...

Hi, Kath - I could have done with that Knight for my TIO tag this week! Love that ribbon kit - ad the configuration class sounds great...

Kirsti said...

Loving your Ribbon Girls kit..the colours are stunning!!!
Kirsti x

kathleen said...

Morning Both.Looks as if you had a great day yesterday.Love the ribbon kit gorgeous colours.Can't wait to see the finished box.
have a good day.
Kathleen x

Julia Dunnit said...

Amazing how that colour prevails - there you have a fab kit from the Ribbon Girl to echo the summery watery feeling, and yet you have the MS papers in same tone for Christmas. No doubt the box will be a triumph, so carry on configuring!

Anj said...

The colours in both pictures are gorgeous - bet you will have lots of fun cutting and sticking today!! Love A x

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

Ooh . . . those papers do look good! Happy Configuring!

Hugs, Sandra

Sue said...

Hi Kath
looks like you two had great time, lots lovely new stash to play with, look forward to seeing ya box,thanks for the mooch, happy WOYWW, sue,x

Doone said...

ooh ice blue -

I just wanna drop a hot pink in there,
can't help myself,

lovely post and desk Kath,

Dx

Anesha said...

Glad you had a fab day. Love those papers on your desk. Can't wait to see what you make. Hugs to furry Buddy. :)

weewiccababe said...

oh I'm gonna need to have a lookie at that list of dimensions for my configurations box :)
looks like you all had a fab day
Debz
x

Elizabeth said...

Oh, lovely post, Kath. All that yumminess - the ribbons, the MS paper, Timmy's configuration box - love them all. The Knight in Shining looks a bit scary though! Have a great week. Elizabeth x #72

Michellee said...

O I'm deepen with ENVY.. I love the month kit. All those colors are some of my fav. And the Martha Stewart paper are to die for. Can't wait to see what you CREATe. Thanks for sharing.

Carol D said...

Oh Kath, can't wait to see the results of all those sneeky peaks and I just know your box will be amazing, and I know how organised you are, wouldn't know where to start looking for my sheet of sizes for the box. Didn't we have a blast that day, can't believe it was way back in Feb

Big Hugs Carol xx

Paula said...

Go configure the box
Unless for Christmas
You want socks!
Have a productive day & look forward to that aqua creating too.
Paula (PEP)

butlersabroad said...

Lovely ribbons from the RG, I got mine yesterday (from the PBSC blog hop), can't wait to play! Love the snowflake paper and yay to Mario! Oh! And belated birthday hugs to the boy!

Hugs
Brenda

sasa said...

Great photo! Always such wonderful colours on your desk...the blue is amazing and I know you will soon rustle up another stunner with that box...
Thanks for sharing, enjoy the desk hopping!

Sarah at 2

Spyder said...

ohoo what a great kit from the ribbon girl, love it all, must go see if I can find it! love to see what you do with the box. Happy crafting
HaPpY WoYwW!
((Lyn)) #29

okienurse said...

Looks like you and your friends had an awesome day out and about. Love that snowflake paper. I am going to have to make sure to get some of that! Has TH put out a list of cutting dimensions besides the one he gives out at his class. I have two boxes but keep putting off doing them cause I just don't want to measure. Thanks for your great post. Have fun with that ribbon girl box! Vickie #44

peggy aplSEEDS said...

i love the colors of that ribbon girl kit! cute pic with the Knight. thanks for sharing!

Sue from Oregon said...

Looks like you had the best of days! Happy WOYWW with all those goodies! That Martha paper looks so pretty!

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