Wednesday, 21 December 2011

WOYWW 133

Only four more sleeps!  whoo hoo.

Here is my table in front of telly as of yesterday afternoon:

Bargain Hunt on the telly there! I wasn't watching it but turned off Glee as I suddenly thought about taking a picture in the daylight!  Here I was working on my Nan's calendar - only two more months to do now and it will be finished.  Usual clutter on desk and also the last four Christmas cards that I had to make peeking out there in front of my portable bin.  In the background you can see my advent calendar has pride of place on the bookcase (in fact it's taken over from the configuration box I made at Artsycrafts earlier this year which has been temporarily laid down for a month!) - the advent is popular with the boys which I am pleased about as it has had to compete against a Star Wars lego one with one boy opening it on even numbered days and the other on odd days - thank goodness! It makes all the effort worthwhile doesn't it!

Also on the bookcase is a half decorated sleigh that I really must get around to finishing (I seem to remember that I said that last year too!).

Looking forward to visiting some desks today - all my presents are now wrapped and under the tree and also all the eight tags that I made following Tim's 12 Tags of Christmas are hanging on the tree - they look really great mixed amongst the assortment of Disney, other handmade, Starbucks, Knitted, Babys firsts etc ornaments.

To join in all the desk hopping fun pop over to Julias.
Thanks for looking - Excited from Solihull.

30 comments:

Helen said...

Great desk - I miss having an advent calendar!! Happy Christmas.

sandra de said...

I think we all have those projects that we must get around to finishing. I have an advent calendar somewhere!! Lovely that you got to make all the TG tags. I just visited . Have a lovely christmas.

JoZart said...

Look like you are enjoying the lead up to Christmas there. Great post,
Love joZarty x

okienurse said...

busy looking desk! I used to get the kids the chocolate advent calendars each year. I wish I still had little ones around to do that for. Hope you and your family enjoy a Merry Christmas holiday. Thanks for sharing. Vickie #44

CRAFTY WOMBLE said...

Hello excited in Solihull! Did you even get a wiff of snow we had a pitiful 5 second fall.....Timothy is proudly telling everyone that mummy made his advent calender for him :)I have 2 more presents to wrap when they arrive and then we are done (and they have to arrive in the post first!:O Now my thoughts have turned to cooking and baking (oh and I really do have to do something about the upstairs bedroom I will not be happy with myself if I live it to Christmas week...... Have a good one, Wendy x

inkypinkycraft said...

What a busy desk! Happy Christmas

Lunch Lady Jan said...

A Lego advent calendar - work of genius. Am going to attempt that next year even though my lads are 6'1 plus!!
Hope you and yours have a wonderful Christmas time - may it be filled with love and laughter..
Wishing you joy and happiness this Christmas,
Hugs, LLJ #43 xx

Ann B said...

I'm a big fan of advent calendars, especially the ones with chocolates in them.
Lucky you getting to craft so comfortably in front of the TV - can't be bad.
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year.
Ann B
#28

Mrs A. said...

Do I see a little house peeking out on the bookcase too? You seem to hve spread from the dinningroom too! Have a lovely christmas and a very Crafty New Year. Hugs from me and cuddles from the boys. Mrs A.

Missus Wookie said...

Looks good glad the advent calendar is popular - yep makes it worth while.

Clare H said...

Fab desk, love how you store your ink pads, such a good idea

Clare

Craftychris said...

So many interesting things to look at, thank you for showing us around your space. Have an absolutely fabulous Christmas xx

Princess Judy Palmer said...

What a busy and creative looking desk. Don't we all have those projects that we mean to finish "one of these days?"!

butlersabroad said...

Looking lovely and cosy there Nicola. Great that the boys love the Advent Calendar, it really was a masterpiece. Hope you all have a wonderful Christmas.

Hugs
Brenda 71

Twiglet said...

Its a lovely feeling when all the presents are wrapped. I still have a few last minute ones to make! x Jo

505whimsygirl said...

Hee hee. I have plenty of UFOs (unfinished objects) lying about. Some day the mood will strike!

Merry Christmas to you and yours.

WOYWW #82

Neet said...

Hope you get to finish off all the things you need to and then sit back and ENJOY!
Happy Christmas to you and yours. Hugs, neet #4 xx

May said...

Super busy desk enjoy, Merry Christmas, Hugs May x x x x x

Sam said...

I am sooo glad I am not the only one who still has stuff needing to get stuff finished!! Great idea to put the TH tags on the tree! Maybe I will put mine on the Dining Room tree - that is going up tomorrow!! Sitting with a drop of homemade mead visiting blogs so who knows what I will type between now and bedtime!!
Have a Great Christmas!! xx

RosA said...

You do seem to be organised. And I have plenty of unfinished projects too. Thanks for visiting my blog. RosA#2

peggy aplSEEDS said...

Just dropping by to greet you and your loved ones a joyful and blessed Christmas season! Your desk looks nice and busy. Advent calendars are great, aren't they? Thanks for sharing your life and projects with us in your blog!
hugs,
peggy aplSEEDS

Sarah said...

Fab looking crafty and busy desk and lovely Tim LO below! Thanks for sharing in such a busy week! Hope you have a very festive and wonderfully merry time - see you in 2012! Sarah at 11.

Angie said...

Sorry I am posting by pasting the same to everyone …I hate to do this but it saves on energy that I lack and time, as I am a slow typer.
THANK YOU so much for your good wishes …they cheered me up so much. I will up date you all on my health issues after the festive break but at least my balance problems have sorted them selves out and I think I shall be well enough to enjoy the Festive Holiday break. I enjoyed reading your post as I always do.
All my good wishes to you and your family. xx

Julia Dunnit said...

Well I'm mate enough for there to be even less sleeps now! Your advent cal looks great, and the configuration box will be like a new one all over again when it get back to pride of place! have a super Christmas, am sure your Nan will love her calendar.

The Crafty Elf said...

Such a busy week upon us all. Sadly I haven't done the advent calendar in years ;(
Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas with family and friends and All The Best for a Safe, Happy and Healthy New Year!

Electra said...

I'm envious that you've made eight of Tim's tags, I've made 0!
I hope you and yours have a wonderful Christmas!

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi there Sunshine- Finally getting around to it thanks so much for popping over. Lovely things going on love the snow dropping ever so gently over your blog.
Happy WOYWW! and thanks for being a blessing to me through 2011.
All the blessings of the season as we celebrate the birth of the dear Lord Jesus and the greatest Gift of all, love Shaz in oz. x #20

TangolikeRaindrop said...

Merry Christmas! :)

Shazsilverwolf said...

Great desk, so much to see. As a 'local'(Redditch) we got that pitiful bit of snow too, lol.Hope you have a wonderful Christmas, Shaz #19

Elizabeth said...

Hello Sunshine, just popping in late to say I've really enjoyed visiting your blog, and admiring your handiwork throughout the year. It's been fun getting to know you, virtually that is :) Hope you have finished everything you were working on and are ready for the festivities now. I wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Elizabeth x #46