Wednesday, 29 February 2012

WOYWW 143

Update since writing the post below: We've been back to the hospital - John does not have a DVT - it's just the after effects of the cellulitis he had recently - such a relief!

I know that most visitors to my blog for WOYWW think that I'm always neat and tidy because I do tend to clear up quite often and put things away between crafting sessions.

Well, today (officially 'yesterday' now) turned out different to what was expected and we spent most of it at hospital with John having a suspected DVT in his leg.

So I came back home this evening to the state of how things had been left from crafting yesterday - I've been trying to make as many cards as possible, particularly Easter ones, ready to sell at church on Friday evening. Rather than tidy up and start again I went on this evening to make a couple of cards and add to the mess.

So here is my craft space with things all over the place:




Last week I started out with good intentions, visiting other WOYWWers, but I'm afraid that life with all it's ups and downs got in the way, not to mention the need to get lots of cards made ... so I didn't get to visit many blogs in the end. I'm not sure how well I'll do this week as John's got to go back to hospital tomorrow or the next day and I need to make up for lost time today (yesterday!) and make more cards for Friday evening. But I'll visit as many as I can. And a big THANK YOU to everyone who visits me and leaves comments - it is very much appreciated.

87 comments:

  1. wow, you certainly look very busy Hazel!
    Happy WOYWW, Deb #14

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  2. I see a very busy desk this week. I hope your hubby is better, although I have no idea what a DVT is. SO sorry to read about it, though. Happy WOYWW from #3.

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  3. A very creative desk indeed. :) I hope your husband is ok and is mended and well soon.

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  4. Busy bee desk going on today, sorry to hear about your husband hope all is well soon, Hugs May x x x

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  5. Hi Hazel, I'm a new WOY er, and just love seeing all these other studios and work tables!

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  6. Yeah! great mess but so sorry to hear about DH. At least they can look after it and sort it... he'll be ok , don't worry. My DH had some in his lung after his hip op, and it was a close shave but with treatment he is fine.
    Love JoZarty x

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  7. Yeah! great mess but so sorry to hear about DH. At least they can look after it and sort it... he'll be ok , don't worry. My DH had some in his lung after his hip op, and it was a close shave but with treatment he is fine.
    Love JoZarty x

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  8. ohoo yes that's better...giving me a run for the messiest desk!! HaPpY WoYwW Have a crafty week.
    ((Lyn) #20

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  9. Here's praying all works out for your hubby.

    I'm loving your messy, productive space. Just what it ought to be!

    Happy Woyww,

    Sandy #33

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  10. I love to see a busy desk, yours is wonderful, so much going on and lots of great suppies.
    I hope all goes well with Johns leg, take care,

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  11. I had to stop by and take a look! Thanks for sharing, it is always so much fun to see what others are doing.
    Kemma
    this week at #42 on WOYWW

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  12. Hope your husband is feeling better soon! Lots of crafty goodness on your work desk. Happy WOYWW! #29

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  13. You can only do so much and it is always great to see all the wonderful stuff people have on their desk.

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  14. Certainly not neat and tidy this week, but it definately looks fun. dani43

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  15. I hope your husband is feeling better and they have sorted his leg, can imagine how stressful that is. Your desk looks like you have been having a great time with the card making!!

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  16. Hope John gets on ok at hospital,is he returning for scan?
    You can only do so much ,you need some down time yourself dont forget.Hope wednesday will turn out better than yesterday
    hugs judex10

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  17. i hope John will be all fine as soon as possible. my sister had DVT and yes, we were very concerned. with all that happening, it's no wonder you haven't been able to visit a lot. even with the ordinary days, it's already a challenge to visit the many desks and still have time to craft!
    happy WOYWW, and thanks for sharing!
    hugs,
    peggy aplSEEDS

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  18. That must have been really scary. I know that is my biggest worry when i have my pending surgery, as I am overweight.

    I think you should just get cracking on with your cards and not worry about leaving the comments right now.

    People now know your schedule and we want you to be able to make as many as possible before Friday.
    See you next week.

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  19. That is one busy desk! Hope John is ok and things settle. Helen. 32

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  20. Hi there, thanks for letting us peek this week and I hope the rest of the week gives you some creative time too and John gets better soon.
    Neil #61

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  21. Love to see a busy desk. Hope you husband is OK and don't worry about having the time to visit any of us, concentrate on the really important things in life - your husband and health.
    Ann B
    #70
    My blog candy ends Thursday if you are interested

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  22. Hope your husband is ok, I do the tidying thing too. Happy Wednesday to you, enjoy this week's snoop of oh so creative places & take care. Zo xx 83

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  23. Sorry to hear about the DVT, hope it all goes well, my husband had it too
    Bridget #15

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  24. Awesomely creative desk Hazel. I see lots of fun things I could play with! Hope your husband does well and doesn't have any problems with those DVT! Have a great week. Vickie #47

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  25. Very busy desk! Good luck on your cards! Thanks for sharing your space!

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  26. Gosh Hazel, hope John isn't in too much discomfort, ow ow and so glad they're keeping an eye, even if does mean hours spent waiting in corridors, ugh! To be honest, I took a look at your desk and thought 'that's more like it' and then immediately knew that something wasn't quite right for you; you may pull it all out, but you're known for being a put-it-away gal too! I hope the Church sales isn't putting you under too much pressure.

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  27. LoVe your busy workdesk and hope hubby is soon back to normal. Debbie #89 xXx

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  28. Well wishes to John and I hope things get better for him. I can understand busy and attempting to peek at the wonderful desks. Good luck with getting all the cards finished! Warmly, Tracy #93

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  29. Hope your hubby is better soon! Looks like you have been very busy making cards, some lovely goodies on your desk too x

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  30. Hope your DH is feeling better soon.
    xoxo Sioux

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  31. Hope hubby is ok. Love a well loved desk. :)

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  32. Now that is what my desk looks like normally! Also I have those self adhesive ribbons!

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  33. Hope John is ok. This happened to me just short of a year ago and turned into a stay in hospital and then warfarin. Don't want to alarm you but be forewarned.
    Gosh Hazel, your desk is mega busy this week, good luck with the sale.
    Hugs, Neet x

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  34. That is a very full desk. I struggle to get around the desks too, life does just get in the way sometimes.

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  35. Hi Hazel, hope John is lots better and that it is not DVT. You look so busy lots of lovely crafting goodies. Good luck for Friday evenings sale. Hope you find some time to craft, life has a habit of interfering with our crafting time! Hope things turn out well at the hospital hugs Lou x

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  36. I love to see a messy desk so you must have been very busy. Thanks for the snoop.
    Carol

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  37. Wow you have been busy, hope your husband is ok and not have a DVT
    Anne-marie no 18

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  38. Loving the mess , it looks very inspiring. Hope the DVT settles quickly.
    Hugs Sarah #78x

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  39. I love how your creativity is spread onto the floor! So much to see in the photos! Hope John is ok x

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  40. in my house messy equals FUN! have fun hope things settle down for you

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  41. Oh how I love a messy desk, makes me feel better about my own mess. Great start on the Easter cards. My best wishes to John, I hope all works out well for him. take care!! Linda

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  42. Looks just like my craft room at the moment! I love it - it means we are getting inky!! :-)
    ~Lacey
    www.stampandcreate.com
    www.handstampedbylacey.typepad.com

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  43. looks like you're in the middle of a great creative frenzy. thanks for sharing and thanks for the visit.

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  44. fabulously messy desk! Good news on the none dvt!

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  45. I'm glad the hospital diagnosis is good, that must be a wonderful relief for you all.

    I love to see messy desks, nothing wrong with them, at least it shows how creative you're being!

    Sherry - WOYWW #6

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  46. Love messy desks!!
    Happy wednesday!
    Hugs marleen #60.

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  47. Hope that John soon feels much better, and I am surprised you managed to visit anyone with your timetable at the moment. It does cheer me up, though, to see things spread all over your desk. thanks for finding the time to visit, and commenting so kindly. have a much better week. xx Maggie #9

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  48. My first visit to your blog & I understand it is not normally like this. You are obviously busy with it spilling out of cupboards too.
    Glad your Husbands news is better.

    Mistys Mum #99

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  49. pleased to read the update re your husband,hopefully you can now relax and craft,x

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  50. Hazel, I'm glad to hear John doesn't have a DVT, which could have been very serious indeed. You must both be mightily relieved! Hope they sort out what the problem is, though.

    Your desk looks great! You've got auch a lovely organised room with all the lovely shelves and things. One day I shall get mine straight, but it will probably have to wait till we move house!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. Glad you like my stencils - I'm about to cut the 1/4-in circles one - I've been having some problems with them but the Black Cat forum people are absolutely brilliant for helping out!

    Hopefully I'll have something on the choccie box insert to post next week!

    Happy WOYWW,
    Shoshi #38

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  51. Hi! Well done on not clearing away! It can be a challenge eh, I am a neat freak I must admit! you have made some great cards to sell!
    Lavinia
    x

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  52. A messy desk is a productive desk! Hope all goes well at hospital Hazel, thanks for sharing, hugs, Erika.

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  53. Thank goodness your hubby does not have a DVT ...hope his leg feels better soon. As for your desk ....fantastic ...so glad we got a glimpse of a 'creative' desk this week xx

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  54. Good news for John! Being neat isn't a bad thing, really.... I have to clear up between projects, otherwise I get too distracted and unfocused.

    Good luck with the sale Friday!

    Cheers,
    Susan #140

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  55. Don't worry about visiting everyone... just stop by my place for sure...TE Heee...(just kidding) Take care of your hubby first and then the cards... the rest will fall into place by itself!! Take a little Hazel too!!

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  56. Thanks for stopping by and hope your husband is feeling better. Where do you sell your cards besides bazaars? I guess I'd better get going on some Easter cards, I've let myself get distraced by card challenges! Focus, Barb! #116

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  57. I wish you and your hubby well. When he's better you can get on with your card order!
    xxx 104

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  58. Look! There are escapees from the cupboard! Welcome to the messy side. We have cookies... somewhere... maybe under that pile? I understand about so many cards to make and little time to do so. Sorry to hear that hubby isn't well.

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  59. glad to hear that you DH is ok. What is that trying to escape from your cupboard, hope it's nothing important!!
    good luck with the card making
    janet #36

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  60. My desk only looks tidy because I put things away between projects and that was the stage I was at. I can totally relate. Thanks for stopping by my blog, hope you find more crafty time soon. x

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  61. Wow - you've certainly been busy! Lots of prety colours amongst all the goodies too.
    Lita #67

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  62. I am learning something about blogging every day, and will add some close-ups of my desk next week. You have got some gorgeous colours going on there, and your pots of pens are fab. Hope your hubby is comfortable. Ali # 119

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  63. I am learning something about blogging every day, and will add some close-ups of my desk next week. You have got some gorgeous colours going on there, and your pots of pens are fab. Hope your hubby is comfortable. Ali # 119

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  64. Glad your hubby doesn't have a dvt. They thought my hubby had one but turned out to be really high blood pressure causing the swelling and pain.
    Good to see you are normal with a messy and creative desk.
    Have a great week.
    Von #45

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  65. I'm so glad to hear things weren't as serious with your husband as you first thought. Hopefully, he's feeling better soon.

    It looks like you've been having a wonderful time at your desk!!!

    You really should try making the Washi tape! It's fun, easy, and it's like having sticky ribbon any time you want it! Fun fun fun!

    Thanks for popping by to peek at my mess!

    Amy E. #39
    scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

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  66. I think your space looks great! Lots of yummy crafty supplies :) I hope your husband has a speedy recovery. Thanks for taking the time to share your wonderful space :)

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  67. Hi Hazel, thanks for stopping by my blog, your desk looks like you are getting a whole lot of crafting done. YOu always make such lovely cards. #113

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  68. Oh Hazel, sounds like things will hopefully calm down for you and your can tidy up like you are used to, but it is nice to see that you get in there and shake it up some!

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  69. Hello!

    Wow! You have LOTS of supplies on your workdesk and many projects to create! I hope that your husband feels better soon and that you had a productive day today with the extra 24 we have in February!

    Hugs,

    Barbara Diane

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  70. Messy desk is good !!
    Glad your hubby had good news.

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  71. Oh I always like to see others are working on one or more projects and run out of space! Wish you well with Med trips and at putting it all back together. Happy WOYWW.

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  72. you have definitely been working hard and so glad to hear it wasn't DVT hope he gets back to feeling better soon. Happy WOYWW

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  73. Good to hear that it isn't DVT and hope your hubby is feeling better asap!
    Lots going on here on your desk and sounds like there is still more crafting to come! Have fun!
    Happy WOYWW
    xoxo Karen #163

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  74. Good luck with the cards, but more importantly, good luck with Health. I hope that all turns out well, with few issues. My heart and prayers are with you!

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  75. Hope your husband is better soon. You have a lovely creative desk and your cards are looking good! Thank you for visiting my desk and for your nice comments xx

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  76. Good news to read that DH did not have a DVT, I hope he starts to feel a bit better soon [[hugs]]. A great desk with lots of lovely crafty projects going on :)

    Have a great WOYWW and a fab week, Luv Karen xx

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  77. Good news about John and the not-DVT - hope he does OK in hospital this week.

    Thanks for taking the time to stop by!

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  78. It’s somehow reassuring to see that you get in a mess too Hazel.

    I’m so sorry to hear that John was having troubles again but at least it didn’t turn out to a DVT as you suspected. I really hope he’s on the mend soon.

    Happy Crafting!
    Sue H #95
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  79. Creative clutter is always good! It's nice when you can clean up in between projects though!

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  80. Lots of great things being done on your busy desk. Don't worry about comments to us, just get your cards done in time. Hope DH is doing much better. #160

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  81. Your cards look so Springy! Glad to hear that John is doing well. Linda #114

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  82. Now that is a proper crafters desk, with lots of creativity going on. I have that yellow peril ATG gun too - its great isn't it?!

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  83. That looks like a productive happy space!

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  84. Great news - what a relief!!!! I do tidy up each night but make a HUGE mess first so don't worry!!!
    Thanks for sharing your space Sarah at 1 - having a peek on Friday!

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  85. Wow what a lot going on, it all looks fab. Like your easter cards.
    Have a great weekend,
    Sarah x

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  86. I am very late visiting you but have been away visiting my eldest son and family. You have a busy workspace and reading some of your blog I can see you have been very busy. Hope your DH is alright. Thankyou for visiting me. Anne x

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  87. Love your busy space!

    I'm running very late this week. Thank you for sharing and visiting my blog. :)

    Maggie
    x

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