Wednesday, 3 February 2010


It Wednesday again and time for another look-see at other crafter's desks... their drawers too today I understand!
Earlier in the week I made a 'penny spinner' card which you can see a couple of posts back.
(with simple instructions). I liked it so much I had another go and this was the result. The flower spins along the slit when the card is tilted.
When I went to my choir last night, both cards were bought very quickly and I have orders for two more, so what you see on my desk is the work in progress on these. I have just received my SU word window punch and it was for just such a project that I bought it. So the gymnast will go twirling along the base of the card. The recipient for the little bear, is the younger sister of the gymnast and they both like pink! I raided my charity box for some more pennies! (I'll pay it back... promise!)
Now a quick swing to the right and you can see the table at which I am now typing on my laptop, but here it's in the incarnation of a 'spraying box'. If I need to use a little Sparkle spray or Cosmic Simmer Mist, I remove my tastefully draped damask cloth (the backdrop for my photos) place the items to be sprayed on the box and spray away! Simples!

I thought that I would let you have a little look into my border punch drawer at the same time... not very organised I fear.
That seems to be it for today. I shall be off to Julia's WOYWW listing very soon to have a gander at some others. There's a permanent link on my sidebar if you'd care to come and join us!


  1. Clever idea to combine spray and photo space - sheer brilliance in fact!! Loved my visit, lots to nosey about at ....

  2. Hi Chrissie Well the copics seem to be very well organised the desk looks a bit like mine, love the card seen these being made on C&C but have never tried one, Happy crafting Christine x

  3. Ah great cards Chrissie. Love your so comletely multi-use table! I don't think there is any other way to successfully store punches, whatever you do, they are a jumble - your border collection is quite large!

  4. Fab card, I'll have a look later at how you made it. Now I have border punch envy to go with my copic envy! xx

  5. This is so pretty, love the red and white theme and love how the penny slider and gorgeous flourish marry together. Have never made one but seeing this, must have a go. Thanks for the inspiration. hugs nnalorac.xx

  6. Wow that card is gorgeous Chrissie, I love, love, love it! Love the idea of the gymnast spinning around on the card :)
    Anne xx

  7. Well Chrissie - what a clever idea for the box for spraying - i usually do it over the bin but get it everywhere then the cat chokes... I wondered why your laptop table/photobooth thingy seemed to be raised at the back - now I know. How clever. You've a lot going on on your desk this week. And my, what a collection of copics you have!! No wonder you get such lovely results with your colouring in, i'm always impressed by your colouring...

    Big hugs

    Paula x x x

  8. Hehehe you're penny spinning and I'm plate spinning I see today :-)
    Love your card as always.
    A x

  9. This is a very impressive card. Gorgeous colours and layout. Love your swirls. Think your spray box is a fab idea - you are certainly using your space to the max! ikki
    PS: If you need punch space - I have an empty drawer.

  10. ooh I love the twirly gymnast - what a great idea!!

  11. Oh My word! your cards are coloured (shaded???) to perfection!!!!! I love that little bear! I'm sat here gazing at all your beautiful pens!!! me wants :)

  12. Lovely card Chrissie great colours and I love that pink card on the desk too.
    I use a large shoe box for spraying my items with glimmer mist with some scrunched up tissue paper in to soak up the excess.
    Garry always laughs at me I never throw nice little boxes away I always find a use for them !! he he
    hugs Susie xx

  13. You are so well organised! That little photo/spraying studio is brill.

  14. How lovely - I really like slider cards! Jo x

  15. Fabby card Chrissie. Great idea with the box.

  16. Hey Chrissie - gorgeous card and fascinating space!!! Love your dual purpose photo/spray box - inspired!! Juliexx

  17. You should patent that table ... pure genius ... and you can sing as well ... multi talented :0)

  18. Oh your Card is just Brillant love the idea of the slide :)
    The Spray Box is just a great idea ... I just pray I don't get it all over lol
    hugs Nikki

  19. Hi Chrissie
    Re my ribbon holder it is actually a kithen towel roll holder the top unscrews so you can add the rolls, I think it came from Sainsburys many year ago. Hugs Pam x

  20. Hi hun,
    I have left you an award on my blog
    Helen x

  21. Chrissie, I can see why your cards sell so fast; they are all so gorgeous. You have a definite knack for this. Very lovely. And I admire how neat you keep your art supplies.

  22. Love your card, I've always wanted to make a spinner card, now I'm going to have to give it a try. Love your workspace too :-)
    Sarah SBS 22

  23. love your use of the word window punch, I'm so stealing that idea!!!

    Loving your desk as always

  24. Brilliant cards, love the slider. That combined spayer/photo box is just brilliant. Love the punches, I have one or two of them myself!



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