Wednesday 6 December 2023


 Welcome again deskers. Another week has flown by and it's WOYWW time again.  

There's been very little happening here, I didn't finish or write my Christmas cards although I have bought stamps ready for posting!   It is my intention to get that done at the weekend.  

I caved in and ordered a couple of new Paperartsy stamps (minis) at the weekend end (and the reindeer, Angela!)  but they are in transit so not able to make an appearance today...

I fussy cut out some leaves from the images I stamped a few weeks ago and added them to a journal page - having splodged a bit of paint around on it first!  

close up 

of course it's not finished,  when are they ever!

Saturday was another cold visit to Kew but at least it was dry (if not sunny)   I think the weekend coming will be back to wet
almost fluffy seed heads

mahonia for some winter colour.  

That's me for this week, happy WOYWW and hope you're more ahead of the game with Christmas than I am!  


Sarah Brennan said...

Love how your page is progressing Helen. Hope you finish the cards at the weekend. Stay safe and Happy WOYWW. Sarah #?

Neet said...

We were covered in snow last weekend. I guess that is the penalty of living in the north - snow snow and snow.
I don't envy you the writing of cards this weekend, my most unfavourite job, well, that and wrapping presents.
Hugs, Neet xx

Julia Dunnit said...

I've started writing the cards Helen, so I guess I'm a little ahead. Wreath on the door but nothing else done....just don't know where the time is wasted! I love the journal pages, they don't loook unfinished to me!

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Gorgeous journal where was i up to with my Art journal? Oh my it's got forgotten again. Might find some time soon to get back to it. By the way I knew you'd have to get the reindeer, he just shouts to you every time you look at that face. He's so cute. Happy woyww. Hugs, Angela x11x

My name is Cindy said...

If Kew was anything like it was here last Saturday I salute you - I was in a church 9 - 3 and it was brassic. Love your splodged journal page with leaves - of course it's not finished!! Have a good week, love n hugs, Cindyxx #12

Annie said...

Christmas tree is up and most of the cards are made but I’ve not bought my stamps yet….need the bank loan to get them lol.
Annie x #8

Twiglet said...

Your page is lovely - well worth the effort of the fussy cutting . We have Mahonia in our garden and it's a cheery bit of colour at this time of year x x Jo

Lunch Lady Jan said...

I was determined to get some cards in the post before we went to Shrewsbury as the postal deliveries seem to vary so much! I hadn’t even got any presents before last week though, but have managed a bit of inspiration since then 🙄. Love the page and the Kew shots, the seed heads are fab!
Hugs LLJ 9 xxx

Crafting With Jack said...

I was thinking today I must get my Christmas cards written and sent. One minute there is plenty of time, the next it’s a rush! Happy WOYWW. Angela #14

Spyder said...

No, I can't get myself going to do or finish anything for christmas, so it will probably all be last minute! Your art work, stamping is lovely...has actually given me an idea! Happy WOYWW!? ((Lyn))#18

Lindart said...

I love those fussy cut leaves! They work so well on journal pages. Your Kew photos are impressive as always, I think my favourite one this week is the seed heads! Lindart #19

craftytrog said...

Great photos and your page is looking lovely Helen.
Glad your Christmas card arrived safely.

Lynnecrafts said...

Lovely colours in your journal page and gorgeous colours in your Kew photos. It amazes me how much winter colour they manage, there. Have you ever thought of choosing a your best 12 photos, 1 per month, and getting one of those photo book companies to make calendars out of them?
Take care, and have a good week
Lynnecrafts 13 xx

Mary Anne said...

LOL! But the thing is you do eventually finish them all. I'm not so good at that. I really need to make 2024 all about journaling, and not just my daily scribbles. Kew looks lovely in all weathers, doesn't it?
Happy (late) WOYWW!
Mary Anne (7)