Wednesday, 22 April 2015

WOYWW 307

Hello again, deskers,  where did that week go? Seems no sooner is it one Wednesday than it's another.

I have been shopping again (still from the closing down Stamp Attic, where Wendy is still adding new things to the sale...this bundle arrived at work last Wednesday (typically!) and there will probably be another one arriving at work today..
some Stampendous cling stamps, a set of sentiments (need to find the EZ mount!) and a couple of stencils, and a few bundles of tags to keep me going.
 Also decided it was time to start my ATC prep for the anniversary swap... took some  12x12 card, drew round a bunch of pre-cut atcs fitting in as many as I could on the card..
Haven't got very far with them yet, decided I'd do the backgrounds whilst the card is still in one piece and then...
...I'll cut them up and decorate the fronts - that way, I can keep them the way round I want (i.e portrait or landscape) and my images won't be upside down.. unless I want them to be!!

so the cutter is out ready to cut along my pencil lines (which are on the back so I can still see them)
Then I just need to decide how to finish them off.. and maybe make some more!
Not giving you too much of a peek so the "surprise" isn't spoiled.
Till next time, happy WOYWW. Head to Julia's Stamping Ground for the links and all the info .

31 comments:

Nikki C said...

Looks like something wicked comes your way with those witchy stamps and look forward to seeing your ATCS done hugs Nikki??

MrsC.x said...

oo enjoy your new stash, looking forward to seeing your atc's i dont do the same style as atc's seem to be i do more clean and simple so wont be joining the swap so hoping that you'll share them after

thanks for sharing
happy woyww have a great week
Mrs. C.x #2
http://craftroomdiary.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/woyww-april-22nd-2015.html

Claire Grantham said...

Aah Helen, I too went shopping this week, got home from my spree to find a whole load of boxes from last week's online crazy time waiting for me. Clever idea to create the background before cutting out..Cx #6

Create With Joy said...

Wow, between the goodies on your desk and those beautiful tags and ATCs on the previous post, I am on visual overload!

Have a WOYWWtastic week! :-)

Create With Joy #4
http://create-with-joy.com

Fiona@Staring at the Sea said...

At least you've started your ATCs. I really must, if I want to bring them to the crop. How has it come around so quick?!

Belinda Basson said...

I am nowhere near getting my ATCs designed, let alone made! Time to get a wiggle on then! As for your sale stash...lucky girl! It all looks faberoonie! #18

Lunch Lady Jan said...

I bet you'll use those witchy stamps loads! In fact, are they small enough for ATCs? That would appeal to the WOYWW coven ;-)
Hugs, LLJ 13 xx

Julia Dunnit said...

Now you're making me panic! We need to discuss your travel arrangements too.
Isd your cutter new, or do you diligently put it back in the packet? Colour me impressed if you do! I'm a great one for chucking our packaging and am living to regret that now as I try to re-organise my clear stamps. I think. I cant quite decide, I just know that my current system is useless!
I'll add my voice to the interst in the witchy stamps too, I've looked at them a few times and each time have decided I need to see some ideas first......

scrappystickyinkymess said...

Oh man! DS's girlfriend has a passion for all things raven. I may have to grab that stamp if they still have it, or get a couple of stamped images from you if I can twist your arm. I had a similar Smeared Ink one that I used for a card, blocking out the N to make it evermore :)

See you in a few weeks then? Are we swapping?


Happy WOYWW!
Mary Anne (3)

Annie said...

Hi Helen. I've been making ATCs too and am hoping to send a batch to the crop for those that are going 😀
Hugs,
Annie x #17

Christine said...

I see we're both at the same stage with the ATCs for the swap!! Sorting my background is going to take some time this year .... I have the new paints to play with!!!

Have a good week
Christine

Bishopsmate #29

Diane Baker-Williams said...

Imagine my surprise when I saw the Halloween stamps! So much crafty fun sitting on your desk! Looking forward to seeing how you finish those ATC's! Diane #28

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

It's sad that Stamp Attic had to close down, but you've been stocking up with some great stuff. It sounds like your ATC plan of action is underway. Happy WOYWW! #35

glendabrooks.blogspot.com said...

I was surprised to see Halloween stamps but then realized if the store is going out of business there would be all kinds of stuff going out the door. I do love the withcy stamps for sure! Happy WOYWW!
Glenda 33

Artyjen said...

Your purchasing had me zooming over to The Stamp Attic! Now I'm £50 worse off!!!! lol
xoxo Sioux

Robyn Oliver said...

Happy WOYWW Helen, Oh I so do have to make a start on my ATCs. Great new stash - now to have some fun...enjoy and have a great weekend RobynO#24

jan spencer said...

Oh I was hoping for a sneaky peak of your ATC's so I could see how you do them, I've been on pinterest already.
Great new stash its so exciting getting a parcel of craft.
Jan S no 37

Kristiina Majuri said...

Lovely new stash, I'm drooling at the boxes on the right of your craft matt... Looks like lovely paints! Have fun with the ATC:s and happy woyww!
Kristiina #10

Angela Radford said...

Hi Helen, I am awaiting an arrival from Wendy myself and will probably have to take another look today. I really will miss the Stamp Attic for sure.
Have a great woyww and happy crafting, Angela x 30

Marit said...

Aaahhh, new goodies to play with! Have fun! I must start my ATCs too... thanks for reminding me. Happy woyww and a hug from Holland, Marit #38

pearshapedcrafting said...

Oh Helen! Great buys again! Going to start my ATCs while we are away! Chrisx

Carmen said...

Oooooh loving the look of that new stash. In particular the raven is gorgeous and the stripes!

Thanks for coming to see me already.

Carmen x #21

StampinCarol said...

You've got quite a haul with that pile of goodies! Are you getting ready for Halloween with the witches? Nice busy desk! Happy WOYWW!
Carol N #45

CraftygasheadZo said...

I think it would be disappointing if you weren't sharing new stash!! Look forward to seeing those ATC's at the crop. I'm busy colouring away for mine. Take care Zo xx 44

Lisca Meijer said...

Lovely new stash to play with. Those Halloween stamps look really intricate and I'm sure you can do lots with those.
Good idea to do the background of the ATCs before you cut them!
Thanks for your visit and kind comment.
Have a great week,
Lisca#19

VonnyK said...

Argh, I'd forgotten about the ATC swap, might be able to do just one in time. It's times like this that I wish I could use a stamp! That's a clever idea to do all those ATC's on one page.
Have a great week,
Von #9

Alexandra said...

Lovely space you have. And one can NEVER shop too much for art & craft supplies. Hee :)

Pat Taviss said...

I swear shopping is one third of crafting. The other thirds are organizing and then actual crafting itself . Have such fun with your new goodies
happy woyww
pat #12

okienurse said...

Great looking desk and I love those new stamps! I have been buying my ezmount from Crafters Companion. It seems to be the cheapest over here. Thanks for visiting my desk earlier. Vickie #61

Shaz Brooks said...

Hi Helen, love the Stampendous cling stamps, the Poe Raven is one of my favourites! I too need to get a move on with my ATC- atop of my 'must-do' list for next week! Running late this week, it sort of ran away from me,lol.Have a great week, Hugs, Shaz# 11 xx

butterfly said...

Fab haul from The Stamp Attic - and it looks like you're being highly productive... can't wait to see how the ATCs look on the other side!
Alison xx