Wednesday, 21 December 2011

WOYWW 133 - It's Beginning to Look a Bit Like Christmas

Hello Peeps

I can hardly believe that this is the last WOYWW before Christmas and that we are only a few days from Christmas Day, the biggest event we Crafters tend to work for!!  And before you ask me YES I do still have some pressies on my desk needing completion!! Eeeeek!

My workdesk this week has been temporarily been moved downstairs between the kitchen worktop and the lounge.  Take a peek at what I am working on......


The top pic are my hands yesterday evening after I had been playing with Sugarflair colouring in a bid to decorate our Christmas cake a little more than I usually do. My normal decorating is to roll out icing and then places something on the top with a large ribbon and bow round the side.  Hubby said it may be food colouring but I am not happy unless my fingers are coloured with something!!  LOL!!  They had hair dye on them a short while later!!

This year I have the idea of a Holly and Ivy theme.  Oops!!!  I will show you next week if it is good enough to share!!

Today I am working on my Christmas decorating which is a little later than usual but hey-ho.  I now have a lovely Dining Room to eat Christmas Dinner in this year - complete with curtains (the whole reason why I NEEDED the dining room decorated)!!!  As Bing Crosby is saying in White Christmas, which is playing (second time today!) - gotta have an angle!!

Right! Gotta do some more decorating including the dining room so I will be pouring myself a glass of something while I finish then I will pop over to see you later!

Don't forget to call by at the Desk Jockey Julia's blog to see the other desks of bloggers who reveal their desks on a Wednesday. 

I would like to wish you all a Very Happy Christmas and a huge Thank You to all my Followers and People who pop by to see me now and again.  I always appreciate your comments.  Thank you all for encouraging me with my blog in it's first year!!

See ya all around in 2012!!




Sunshine Girl said...

Love the green hands! love your tree too. Have a fabulous christmas :)

Karen said...

Love the tree Sam, it looks really pretty and very festive :)

Have a great WOYWW and also a very, very Happy Christmas to you and your family, Luv Karen xx

Lunch Lady Jan said...

You are a case - I can never do/create anything without getting covered from head to toe! I think we are kindred spirits :D
Your tree and room are looking gorgeous - have a wonderful Christmas. Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda i chi!
hugs, LLJ #43 xx

Annie said...

Loving the green fingers and wondering does this mean you're good with plants too? :-)
A very happy Christmas to you and all the very best for 2012.
A x

Kim said...

Lovely Holly and Ivy! I can't wait to see it finished. Your tree is lovely! Have a nip for me while decorating, and I wish you and your husband a very Wonderful Christmas!

lisa said...

Now that's what I call crafting hands, Sam. You should try mixing black, that's great!! I bet your cake will look stunning, don't forget to show some pics. I've yet to do mine, but the penguins and Santa from last month will feature heavily as time is running out to do more!!
It all sounds very Christmassy at chez Hettie with christmas songs and decorating going on, your tree is gorgeous.
A very Happy Christmas to you and yours too and and Peaceful and Healthy New Year. It's been great getting to know you this year and I look forward to plenty of chatting in Blogland next year.
Hugs Lisax

JoZart said...

Your holly and ivy cake should be spectacular... look forward to seeing it. Beautiful tree too and I must have a really good squint for those special decorations you mentioned in your comment. Love your traditions!
Have a Happy Christmas, peace and joy,
Love from JoZarty x

Katie said...

Haha! I love the picture of your hands! I can't wait to see the picture of the finished product!

Katie (106)

Helen said...

At least it was green not red- imagine if the doorbell had rung with you covered in red food colouring.....
Have a Happy, fun filled Christmas.

TangolikeRaindrop said...

Looks like you had fun with the food colouring. I look forward to seeing the completed cake! Merry Christmas! Tango #84

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Hell there Oh Inky One! Looks like you're having a whale of a time! Dying (get it) to see the results LOL!

Happy WOYWW for yesterday . . . bit late getting to see you.


Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi there dear messy Sam! you are such an encouragement to me - a gal after my own heart with hands looking like that - and like the sound of the holly and the ivy them so do share next week! 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

505whimsygirl said...

Hello Hettie!
Thanks for visiting my blog! My Grandmother's name was Hettie -- you're only the second person I've heard of having that name! She was a twin and her sister's name was Hattie -- can you just imagine!

I'm sure the cake will turn out great!!

Merry Christmas to you and yours.

Sarah said...

Looks just like my mum's cake hands - oh well green is festive. What a fabulous looking tree - all ready for the big day at your place!!! Thanks for all the wonderful visits, the encouraging words and for sharing in such a busy week! Hope you have a very festive and wonderfully merry time - see you in 2012! Sarah at 11.

butlersabroad said...

Any mess for a good cause, eh Sam???!! Show us the cake please, whether it loos good or not, but I'm sure it will be lovely. Lovely tree, love the rustic nature of your home, I'd love to see more of it, cause I'm nosy like that!! Have a wonderful Christmas, see you on the other side.


Princess Judy Palmer said...

Lots of busy-ness going on! Love the green hands.

May said...

Busy bee desk, love the green hands looking foward to seeing the end result, Merry Christmas, Hugs May x x x x x

karen said...

Hi Sam!
Please post pictures of your finished cake! If it looks half as beautiful as your tree, it will be a hit!
I am so glad we have met here in blogland and wish you a very merry Xmas and all the best for the New Year!
xoxo Karen

Mrs A. said...

Remember to take some pictures of the cake and remeber to save us some on WOYWW. Hope tou have a Merry Christmas and A Crafty New Year. Hugs Mrs A.