Tuesday, 20 May 2014

WOYWW - Too Sunny for Crafting !

Well this past weekend - was gorgeous - the warmest & sunniest of the year so far.

So the garden called much more loudly than the craft desk !
It was a pleasure to be working outside !

Saturday was so lovely we took a mini picnic down to Burry Port - the tide was way out & the beach was just stunning as ever !




On Sunday, Lynda took me to a family nursery which sold beautiful plants at amazingly good prices - we both scooped up some brilliant bargains !









So on my desk this week is just a bit of a mess - on the left is a pile of plant labels from my newly planted green treasures which need to be written down in my Garden Journal.
In the centre I was working on the glass jar which we painted at Scrapclub last week.

I used my JOFY stamps which gave me a fun look.
I saw these pearl acrylics in The Range on Saturday & couldn't resist - they are working well on the jar !

So just a quick post tonight s it has been a 13 hour day at work and I am ready to hit a soft pillow now !

But one final bit of excitement today - Bella's parcel arrived safely from Cape Town, South Africa with some lovely gifts for Lunch lady Jan, Julia & I and her ATC's for me to take to the WOYWW Crop on Saturday ! So looking forward to meeting up with everyone !

Have a great crafty week ! Ali x

21 comments:

  1. That is do sweet if you to take Bella's ATC fir her to the swap have fun. I have to agree outside is calling more and more these days to do some gardening happy woyww hugs Nikki 3

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  2. That is do sweet if you to take Bella's ATC fir her to the swap have fun. I have to agree outside is calling more and more these days to do some gardening happy woyww hugs Nikki 3

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  3. What a lovely place to spend a sunny weekend... then come back to your desk and that lovely jar! See you Saturday... Helen 8

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  4. I love the picnic spot and it looks like it was a gorgeous day. Enjoy your crop.
    Sandra de @10

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  5. oo well done on the post arriving from SA had one today an atc :D and lovely images of the picnic spot too Shaz in Oz.x #14

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  6. PHEW! I am so relieved they got to you in time! I was really worried that I had left it too late! That beach and light house look stunning. My garden is coming on too. #25

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  7. Oh, I know that spot well!! It looks great on that sunny day :-)
    Am really looking forward to seeing you both on Saturday....safe travelling. I'll have the kettle on ready for your arrival !!
    Hugs, LLJ 21 xx

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  8. Good morning. Can't believe it's Wednesday again already! Thanks for letting us in to peek at your creative space.
    The beach looks lovely as does your jar.
    Hope you have a good week too.
    Neil #40

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  9. Oh the jar is pretty - great choice of paints and stamps together!
    Really looking forward to saturday!

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  10. Fabulous jar! Hmmm! Do I need a trip to Range?? Looking forward to Saturday! Chris46

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  11. Hi Ali - some lovely stuff going on there, especially the jar, but I'm glad you've had some fun time out in the sunshine, too. Have a wonderful time with the others at the weekend. Chris # 17 xx

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  12. Wow! Isn't it amazing how far out the tide will be at times. Fab seaside pics! Love the glass jar. Course I'm a sucker for JOFFY stamps ( even tho I don't have any)! Hugs and Happy WOYWW! Nan G #10

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  13. Great photos..that is quite a beach and looks lieke alovely psot perfrct for a picinic .and I love your jar,have never tried glass painting .hope you have a great weekend and we get to see lots of pics maybe I will make it next year... crafty hugs andrea #45

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  14. Love the glass jar. Thanks for the visit. BJ#77

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  15. You are truly blessed to live so close to a beach. That jar is magnificent too, and looks like you're having a blast working on it. Blessings!

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  16. Oh my, that tide is definitely way out there!! How fun to explore in what it left behind. I really like these JOFY stamps. I saw someone else use them too. I might have to order a set or two. Thanks for stopping by. Brigita #80

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  17. Love, love, love your jar! Thanks for stopping by my blog for WOYWW! Have a great day! Sandy #84

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  18. LOVE the shots of the beach! If I close my eyes I can hear the sound...
    Love your jar, the colors are so pretty! Have fun at the crop, so wish I could be there.
    Thanks for your visit!
    donna#73

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  19. Oh just look at those shots of the beach - wonderful; so much sand. Someone has lost the plot completely here and piled stones and rocks all over our sand in order to "stop future flooding" Grrrr!! Great fun jar there. Have a great day on Saturday.
    Thanks for visiting.
    Margaret #42

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  20. Hi Ali, thanks for visiting me and the comments.
    Loving the jar you are decorating. Have a great week and happy crafting, Angela x 41

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  21. beautiful scenery, have fun with the jar painting

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