Wednesday, December 21, 2016

WOYWW #394

Another Wednesday, time to peek at each others desks and projects! If you want to know what WOYWW is, just go to  and all will be revealed!

 Christmas is gearing up, I got most of my cards done and mailed, some I will hand deliver, some will just have to wait for Christmas 2017! I have received all of 4 Christmas cards so far this year (2 handmade from stamping friends), which makes me wonder why I go to all the trouble of making handmade cards in the first place! Hopefully we will get more this week which will restore my faith in humanity.

Here is my desk this week:
 The arrows are pointing to the reason for the big stacks of stamps - these bookmarks that were buckling - gifts for brother & SIL

Here are the bookmark gifts for the girls in the family-

Hubby gets a pocket calendar that I re-make the cover, but I haven't done it yet.

Here is what I made yesterday in the kitchen - only 24 calories each for anyone inclined to watch calories over Christmas!

And lastly, Inky watching over me as I'm making my bookmarks!

Thanks for visiting, and have a very Merry Christmas, or a Happy Hanukkah! 



shazsilverwolf said...

Hi Linda, my Inky is a beauty! I do love Black cats especially. Lovely bookmarks. Sending wishes for a Happy & peaceful Christmas from the two of us, Hugs, Sha z#7 xx

Lunch Lady Jan said...

I love black cats too - Inky is a brilliant name!! Those nibbles look good - are they sweet or savoury? And after all your hard work, I hope that you receive a few more cards too.
Happy Christmas to you and yours,
Hugs, LLJ 15 xxxx

Anne said...

Hi. Inky is gorgeous. Bookmarks are great. I hope you get some more cards. We were discussing this in a group I'm in and a lot of people saying that many people don't seem to be bothering with cards- I think it's a great shame. Have a wonderful Christmas. Anne x #13

Kathyk said...

Interesting desk and makes, curious about the pile of wood mounted rubber - cute cat too

Seasons Greetings and Happy WOYWW


Annie said...

thanks for visiting me earlier. Love the look at your nibbles....what are they? share.
Happy Christmas and all the very best for 2017.
Annie x # 12

Shoshi said...

Nice to see Inky joining in the festivities, Lindart! You sound busy. Your cooking looks most intriguing and I'd be very interested to hear more about what those fascinating low-calorie squares are - I'm on a diet and always after nice low calorie options! Thank you for your lovely comnment - yes, things are not too bad at all and my hand is better esp. when taped, and I'm hoping the little splints from Ebay will come soon. It's a busy time with lots of social engagements for us, and meals out so we're out quite a bit at the moment.

Have a lovely Christmas and happy WOYWW,
Shoshi #18

Diana Taylor said...

Bookmarks are a great idea and yours are lovely - I'm sure they will be very well received. Inky is a little cutie - I love black cats and I'm sure he was a big help to you with the bookmarks - he looks like he's intensely concentrating! Hope you have a lovely Christmas,
Diana #17

Zsuzsa Karoly-Smith said...

Your biscuits may have just 24 calories in them, but I would need to eat 20 of them LOL! Inky looks cute perched on your table - cats curiosity must be genetic, but it's so nice to have a little company, isn't it? As long as they don't walk all over your freshly painted surfaces! Lovely bookmarks! I find if something buckles I just gesso the back of them and that usually takes care of it. Wishing you a lovey Christmas! Thanks for visiting earlier! zsuzsa #20

glitterandglue said...

Hi Linda. Thanks for visiting already. I do hope you get a few more Christmas cards - especially after all your hard work to make some to send. Have a very special time this Christmas. Take care. God bless.
Margaret #11

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Hi Linda, before I forget, the Lavinia stamps are not all new but some are still in the packets either because they have not been used or because I haven't found them a proper home yet. I noticed you have the book marks under that pile of stamps I use an old cast iron smoothing iron over a craft mat which works well. Hope you get more cards soon though I'm sure you will. Have fun and Merry Christmas, Angela xXx 14

Sharon said...

Gorgeous bookmarks! I love the pirate ones. How unique! People don't seem to send as many cards as they used to but I always enjoy receiving them. I remember when I was little Mum used to get a lot and put them all up on string to decorate the room.

Happy Christmas to you and your family
Sharon K #25

April said...

I am one of those who hasn't gotten her cards out yet. Ugh! I think I'm going to be making Happy New Year's cards. LOL Love the tiny treats and your kitty is gorgeous.
April #32

Helen said...

Your bookmarks are gorgeous! Every year I say I am going to make some... maybe next... Have a very Happy Christmas. Helen #1

Sue said...

Hi Linda, The book marks are fab. I use to make them, but most of my friends have Kindles or similar.

I usually get more or less the same amount of Christmas cards in that I have sent. It's birthday cards I often don't get till after Christmas (my birthday is Christmas Eve), sometimes with 'Sorry it's late, but I was so busy getting ready for Christmas'. Then I get people who say they'd forgotten it was my birthday. Well come their birthday maybe I will be too busy as well.

Your little biscuits look scrummy.

Inky is lovely. Always nice to have company when crafting.

Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Sue #16

Angela said...

Hi Linda

Belated WOYWW greetings!
I do hope you receive more Christmas cards.
Your bookmarks are wonderful and I'm sure the recipients will be thrilled when they receive them.
What a gorgeous looking cat Inky is and great company too!

Thank you for visiting my blog and for your lovely, kind comment.

Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas and a peaceful 2017.

Angela x

Shoshi said...

Lindart, thanks for getting back to me with the recipe link! I've saved it - it looks great. There are some other really nice looking recipes on that site too and I've had a browse and downloaded some, so thank you!


Debbie Rock said...

Hello Linda ... thanks for popping by my blog earlier - such a crazy, busy time so I did appreciate the visit. Love your bookmarks and what a great idea of yours to use tag cards as bookmarks ... I like the idea of your 15 year old one! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas, love Debbie xXx

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi Linda I've come for a munch and mooch around... those gummies look good value for the calories. Weight works best fir buckling I use books, namely dictionary etc. lovely work all around.
Blessings of our Lord upon you as we remember Jesus' birthday and a healthy 2017.
Happy WOYWW!!
Shaz in Oz.x #3

{Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Argh, auto correct, I write yummies and it changed it to gummies mind you I like gummy bears too they're good value. Xxx

Neet said...

Now where is the recipe for the 24 calorie tasty bits?
Love the bookmarks, especially the pirate ones.
Your Inky is a lovely family member, how lucky you are to have a pet. We don't have one now as we are getting older and couldn't walk a dog and I hate putting a cat in a cattery when we go away so we are animal-less.
Wishing you all the best for the Christmas Season and wishing you a Very Happy and New Year.
`Hugs, Neet (thanks for visiting me the other day)

Unknown said...

Hey Linda! Thanks for stopping on over at my place last week. So happy to see that your desk full of creativity... mine is a mess. No worries though. Might find some time over the Christmas season.
Would like to wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season. ♥ Full of joy and peacefulness.

Unknown said...

Hello Linda. I so enjoy your bookmarks you have created and do hope you get more Christmas cards soon. Have a Merry Christmas and a wonderful holiday season. Hugs -Anne L#5