What’s on Your Workdesk Wednesday #558

on my desk…

Hello! I think for now I will go back to snooping every other week. It is a little less stressful for me that way. So here I am. I hope you all were well last week and sharing your crafty habits today!

For those of you that aren’t familiar with WOYWW (What’s On Your Workdesk Wednesday), head on over to Julia’s Stamping Ground and you will find desks from all around the world where we get to snoop on other crafter’s desks.

Fun coloring book.

Today’s desk has a lot of things in the works. I am still playing around with the Polychromos. But today I have a new coloring book I picked up (just ignore the fact that I said that). It is woodcut style images. The coloring is so simple and it makes me look like a professional colorist!! I think this is a good one to grab after the more detailed ones that I am working on just for a break. I copied the color combinations for this beautiful tiger from the back cover! So it was fast and rewarding.

My first colored page of the book.

On my laptop, I have a genealogy show on Youtube playing so I can learn while I color.

Watching Youtube while coloring.

Then there are some projects I started on my Silhouette. One is the black heart in the back. It will be a heart marquee. I first have to assemble it and figure out how to light it. The instructions are non-existent with the cut file so I will have to figure it out. The other heart you see is to be attached to the green wire and then placed in a pot to look like a heart topiary decor.

The wooden hearts you see on the right are from the Target dollar section and I haven’t figured out what I want to do with them. They are intended to be place cardholders. But I want to do something different.

My new storage for my Nuvo drops.

I have been really trying to keep my craft room tidy since the new year and I bought a few additional storage pieces for my craft room. This new storage for my Nuvo drops is really fun and they stack for even more convenience. I have it on my desk for now so that I will be reminded to use them.

Well, I have taken too much time. I will come snook over the next few days.

Happy crafting!

What’s On Your Workdesk Wednesday – #508

Good morning to my crafty WOYWW friends! For those of you that aren’t familiar with WOYWW (What’s On Your Workdesk Wednesday), head on over to Julia’s Stamping Ground and you will find desks from all around the world where we get to snoop on other crafter’s desks.

Hello! I first must apologize because a few weeks back when I last posted, I was unable to visit all of the desks of all of you that popped by. I plan on rectifying that this week.

Today’s desk not so bad because I cleaned it up a few days ago. Otherwise it would be pure chaos right now. I’m sorry the photo is a little blurry. Today I am sharing another coloring page and this time from the coloring book, “Die Welt unter der Lupe zu Lande by Rita Berman. I love her coloring books so much that I plan on collecting them all. First off, the size of the book is perfect (roughly 8 x 8 inches). It’s not to small and not too big. The images are so pretty that they make you want to color them. I am almost through with this page. Once color the remaining flowers, then I think I will color a table to ground the items. This page will help me get closer to my goal of coloring at least one page in all of my coloring books in 2019. I will share with you the finished page that I shared last time later this week. I meant to post it Monday but that didn’t happen.

Also on my desk is my new collapsible water cup (It’s the green thing) for water coloring. I am loving it and it has a curvy top to rest my brush on.  You can see I still haven’t had time to play with the new distress oxide inks because they are still un-opened. I also still need to test out those new embossing folders from Park Lane and an old die I bought ages ago from WPlus9.

You can also see I took out my Brushos so I can play with them. The ephemera in the package is new and for use in my bullet journals. (I am a sucker for flowers.)

I hope you all are well and can’t wait to see what you are working on.

Belinda

What’s On Your Workdesk Wednesday – #491

Good morning my crafty WOYWW friends! For those of you that aren’t familiar with WOYWW (What’s On Your Workdesk Wednesday), head on over to Julia’s Stamping Ground and you will find desks from all around the world for What’s on Your Workdesk Wednesday where we get to snoop on other crafter’s desks.

It’s Halloween here and I didn’t let it slip by without a little decorating in my craft room. I put up my little signs and cut out bats on my Silhouette to hang in my book nook.

That’s as scary as I get. I don’t care much for the creepy stuff but I didn’t want to pass up the opportunity to spice up my craft room a bit.

Now on to my desk. I was working on a little coloring yesterday while my boys worked on their homework. This coloring book is the beautiful ‘Ivy and the Inky Butterfly by Johanna Basford. I love how this is both a storybook and coloring book.

You can see my color combinations I wrote them out as I used them. I discovered a few that will definitely be added to my favorites list. You can also see some of my Nuvo drops. I went crazy and snagged a bunch a few months ago and although they are similar to Ranger’s Distress Stickles, oh they are so much more. So I am having a blast playing with them. You can also see my Prisma color swatches that I always have on hand when I color.

I am still working on my commissioned project and yesterday I made some good progress. I will continue once I finish this post so once again I will take a few days to get around to desk visits.

I hope you all have a wonderful day and Happy Halloween!

Belinda

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