Wednesday, 4 March 2015

WOYWW 300

A warm welcome to another show and shame... well possibly show, but I have no shame... as you know!

these were the stamps that failed to turn up for last week's desk!  the two Dina Wakley sets at the top from Amazon, and the Finnabair sets from Oyster eventually, lol!!


Then, onto Sunday and Stamperama show in Stevenage, where I met up with loads of mates and had fun... and as Shaz asked on Facebook, "does that mean there'll be new stuff to see next week"...well......

a "few" sets of Paperartsy stamps... some Indigo Blu stamps, some pastes, stencils, bits and pieces... rusty wire and flowers .. as you do.

and because on Friday I'd seen some of the new Crafters Workshop stencils at Artist Trading Post, and no-one had any on Sunday, I "may" have put in an order when I got home (yes, after spending ALL that money!) for some of them...
see, I told you I had no shame...


(and they've arrived in time to share too...)










Now, to find time to play with it all... and then time to find somewhere to store it... re-organisation is in order I think... if you want to see who I met up with (no Deskers) see the post on Sunday night when I got home (here)

just realised I haven't mentioned why I'm doing this... in case you haven't visited before...it's What's on Your Workdesk? Wednesday - week 300... Visit, share your desk or workspace, and have fun - it's a bit addictive though!

44 comments:

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I can tell you have no shame. You are the POSTER CHILD for spending money at art and hobby conventions, fairs, and gatherings at craft stores.

What a score. I really want to play with your stencils, because stencils are SO expensive.

Looks like you had fun with all the gals, though. Some familiar faces, all from your blog.

Happy WOYWW, yet I have no number, or post ready yet (grin)._

Nikki C said...

Wow I am agreeing with Elizabeth you win on who has the most stamps. It's amazing seeing all of them that you own
I can tell some people would seriously love to come over and play at your house :) Happy WOYWW 300 hugs Nikki #1

snazzyoriginal said...

Oh my, what a collection! Love those stencils, fantastic fun for months here. Enjoy x

Krisha said...

OH Helen!! Can I please come and play on your floor ...p.l.e.a.s.e!!! ( I have no shame either....grin)

Krisha #2

Neet said...

Hi Helen
Another lovely array of new stamps - and stencils! Must admit I am getting into this stencil game a lot more of late. Suddenly I seem to remember I have some - now just need to remember that ribbon, brads and eyelets go on cards too.
Have a wonderful play with your new stuff - I would love to.
Hugs, Neet 10 xx

Ali H said...

Wow that seems like a serious haul this week! Do you have a system for making sure that you get to play with each thing before it gets stored away? Given that I haven't got to any crafting in weeks, I am very jealous of you having such great new stash to get stuck into! Ali #21

glitterandglue said...

Morning Helen. What a haul! Goodness - are you safe let loose with a credit card I ask myself ...
I love the seedhead stamp and some of those stencils are just "me" too. Enjoy every single one of them.
Take care. God bless.
Margaret #4

Virginia said...

Fab stash as always - I'm amazed that you find time to use all these new goodies - can't wait to see some journal pages with those new stencil sheets and stamps - gorgeous!

Virginia said...

Fab stash as always - I'm amazed that you find time to use all these new goodies - can't wait to see some journal pages with those new stencil sheets and stamps - gorgeous!

fairy thoughts said...

Helen ... You are completely shameless .... But hey YOLO as they say. Love all of it especially the figure stamps snd the Jofey ones .... I looked for those at Farnborough but nobody had any ... Might have to go shopping ... Excel at the end of the month
Have fun playing ... If you get time
Janet

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Hello, lovely gal...good to see that your stash is still expanding! I can understand you lusting after stamps but rusty wire??? That's a new one for me!
Thanks for all the fab support you've shown me ever since I started desking...let's hope it continues to flourish, eh?
300 Hugs, LLJ 7 xx

MrsC.x said...

oh what lovely new stash! sorry i didnt bump into you on sunday to say hi maybe another time
enjoy your new toys
happy WOYWW
Love Mrs.C.xx
http://craftroomdiary.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/woyww-march-3rd-2015.html

Robyn Oliver said...

Hi Helen, simplying saying today Happy 300th WOYWW and thanks for visiting my desk. OOOWW what a lovely stash of new stamps and stencil...you just have to find time now. Cheers RobynO#14

Lynne said...

Just in case you feel shamed, Helen, feel free to send your haul onto me!!!
Lynne

scrappystickyinkymess said...

The thing is, unlike some of us (blush) week after week we see that you actually USE what you buy. So I never mind seeing your stash posts, even if it does make me green with envy. And no, I am NOT a fast knitter by any stretch, it HAS been that long since my internet has been anything like stable. Seriously, since early JANUARY. But glad to be back. Also noted the "eventually" comment. I have to say that retailer is one that gets more complaints than any other on UKS for problems with orders. Count yourself lucky!

Have a Happy WOYWW day!
Mary Anne (8)

Anne said...

Hi I'm trying to visit everyone on this special WOYWW. What a fabulous amount of goodies! Have fun. Anne x #38

Anne said...

Hi I'm trying to visit everyone on this special WOYWW. What a fabulous amount of goodies! Have fun. Anne x #38

Shaz Brooks said...

Hi Helen, rofl! You are not alone, I treated myself to some Indigo Blu stamps this week too. You did manage an amazing stash there though, always good too to meet up with friends. Have plans for going to the NEC in March with Marg (Silvercrafter) and Debbie( Tattered Rocks)Have a great week, Hugs, Shaz #27 xx

jan spencer said...

Hi Helen, How great all that stash, hope you get time to play with it all, look forward to see what you do with the Jofy stamps, I've just bought my first set and love them.
Jan S no 49

MaggieC (Silvercrafter) said...

As you said - No shame but loads of lovely new goodies to play with and show us, I am enjoying my painting at the moment and resenting anything that takes me away from it. I do not care if it is not a masterpiece - it is just the achievement of doing it. Have a great week with all your new stash. xxx Maggie #20

Lucy said...

Happy 300th! Fantastic stamp stash-I'm very jealous! Lucy #6 x

kilnfiredart said...

Ooh lovely new play things :-)
Congratulations on #300, I'm new and only on #9 but I'm addicted already.
Jill #35

Sandy Leigh said...

Absolutely love those stamps - totally worth it! Happy WOYWW #300! Sandy Leigh #58

Stacy Sheldon said...

Oh WOW you got some great new toys! :) it will be fun to see what you do with them ~Stacy #65

Robyn said...

Here's to 300 more- WOYWW, and maybe stamps too!
Robyn 18

Darnell J Knauss said...

I haven't been by to see you in way too long, Helen, and I see that you are still bringing in new goodies one after the other! You could open a mega-store, couldn't you?! Have fun with the reorg and, most importantly, with playing with it all!! Happy 300th WOYWW!! Hugs, Darnell #15

Shel C said...

Wow..can I come to your house and play. Everything you have chosen I LOVE! I could spend days in your craft space making things :) Shel - paperocotillostudio #25

Brenda Lee said...

Such fabulous new goodies! I hope you get to play with them soon. I love those Crafter's Workshop stencils.

Hugs!
brenda lee #80

Lisca Meijer said...

Wow! That was a haul and a half!You need another craft room to store them all! But I can imagine why you bought them. They are all lovely, interesting and 'must-have'. I also like the stencils that you bought. You'll get a lot of use out of them, I'm sure.
Now back to packing my suitcase,
have a great week,
thanks for visiting earlier,
Lisca

Redanne said...

Just came over from Chris's blog to see what you bought.... I can say, hand on heart, it is lovely to see someone who actually buys more than me! But not by much - love your new haul Helen! Anne x

Laura said...

Happy WOYWW, Helen! No need to express shame amongst us deskers -- if we'd seen such goodies in our travels, we'd have snapped some up, too. :) Hope you find time to play soon. Thanks for your visit! ~ Laura #69

pearshapedcrafting said...

Sorry not commenting till now - it's been a busy day! Now...I had concerns about how you were going to eat this week....and you get more!!! You are going to have so much fun with these - look forward to seeing them appear in your art soon! Hugs, Chrisx

Pat Taviss said...

beautiful stamps, where to start, eh?
Happy 300 WOYWW.
Pat #83

Angela Radford said...

Lots of lovely new stuff, I want it all. Look forward to seeing how you use them. Hope you have a great crafty week and happy woyww, Angela x 42

VonnyK said...

Things would not be right in the world if you didn't show new stash each week. I'm not allowed to spend money, so I do it vicariously through you. So keep on spending and having fun :)
I love your mess.
Have a great week,
Von #32

peggy aplSEEDS said...

Dropping by to say hi and thanks for visiting. Oh my! That is a lot of goodies! You'll have to get busy to get to use them!
Happy WOYWW!
Hugs, peggy aplSEEDS@11

Julia Dunnit said...

My dear friend, I live the journal/painty/stencilly dream entirely through you and would be horrified if you didn't buy things I like!! Such a cheerful post on Sunday after Stamperama...I'm sure that comes back when you start to play with stuff you buy there. And re-organising....ack. Jus tremember that it gets worse before it gets better and one thing leads to another...!

Annie said...

Thanks for visiting me yesterday. Sorry I didn't get by earlier but it was a really full day of fun yesterday [pics to come tomorrow ;-)].
I knew what to expect on your desk today as someone on my blogging travels had warned us :-) Really hope you have lots of fun with your new stash.
Hugs,
Annie x #22

CraftygasheadZo said...

Love seeing all you stash. So you keep buying and sharing! Lol Hope to see you this year at some point! Take care Zo xx 55

Eliza said...

I so love coming here and seeing what you have purchased each week, although I am envious. Those jofy stamps and to die for and stencils one can never have enough of them. I got goodies on my desk too. Thanks for visiting already, Yoda sends paw hugs.

Hugs Eliza & Yoda #89
Happy 300th WOYWW

RosA said...

Oooooo Helen, I love all your new stash, especially the stencils! But when will you ever use it all? :) I can't find enough hours in the day :)
RosA # 33

CraftyHope said...

Oh SWOON! Those are some amazing goodies. The stamps and stencils are my faves. Lucky you! Have fun with all those goodies.

Nan G said...

Move over Krisha cause I'm going to Helen's to play too. Love those stencils, need those stencils! Thanks you enabler you...te he giggle Hugs and Happy WOYWW! Nan G #75 a bit a late

butterfly said...

What a haul - but you're right, time to play is of the essence now! I got a set of Finnabair stamps as part of a prize voucher spending spree, and have just spent ten minutes resisting the lure of those fab stencils... may have to give in to just one or two!!
Alison xx