Tuesday, April 08, 2014

fairies, a please, and a thank you--What's on Your Workdesk? Wednesday, #253

The fairies:
Oh-kay, back to working in the living room on a tray table:
working out the details with tape . . .

the daughter helping with some fussy cutting!
The please??
One of my collages is in the running for the cover of Altered Arts Magazine, but
they're having a voting thing.  Soooo, if you're a facebook kind of WOYWWer,
please go vote for "D?"  Here's the linky:  Altered Arts Magazine Cover Vote.
(THANK YOU to Julia, not only for hosting woyww, but for voting for me--I seriously
appreciate it--I was in one of those moods, so you actually made me cry!!!)
this is the collage in question
The thank you!!
If you've ever heard of Our World, Our Art, I'm participating, and giving away a
little thank-you-for-leaving-a-comment gifty.  Here's the link for that post: LINK 
FOR THAT POST.  (You may recognize the gifty!)

Happy What's On Your Workdesk, everyone!  I'm having a good snoop tomorrow,
so see you soon!  (House update: got the trim pulled off in the living room, painted 
walls and ceiling, and pulled up all the carpet and pad.  New trim and carpet next!)

(PS--After a few daughter comments, I want to point out that the daughter LIKES
fussy cutting!  If she comes in the room and I'm cutting out something, she'll scold me
and say, "Why didn't you save that for me, give me that!"     How great is THAT???)


Robyn said...

I'm a big tray table and daughter fan!
Yes I loom my loom and you are welcome to come by and create a project if you feel so moved!
thanks for visiting, your kind words and the snoop around.

Krisha said...

Oh My, your quite the busy miss!
Thanks for the visit, early your were this week :)
Krisha #19

Nikki said...

Boy are you a busy girl happy woyww hugs Nikki 3

Nikki said...

Boy are you a busy girl happy woyww hugs Nikki 3

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Mm,I could use a helper with fussy cutting too :D and busy little bees buzzing over your way! Happy WOYWW Shaz in Oz.x #32

jill said...

Nice to have some help when it comes to cutting out . Happy woyww Jill #35


G'day Trisha. Happy WOYWW. I'm a past WOYWW member just coming back after a six month plus break. Thanks for dropping by my blog and saying Hi too. Oh wow I love the little bee canvas...what gorgeous colours!
Annette In Oz #23

Belinda Basson said...

Ok, I voted! Hope she gets it. I hate fussy cutting. Avaoid it at all costs. #39

fairy thoughts said...

Lap trays are do useful aren't they ... Come to that do are daughters.
Thanks for your good wishes he's a cutie
Janet @20

Julia Dunnit said...

Oh, didn't mean to make you cry - totally understand that mood...thought it was just me! Love that your daughter will help - for them its just sitting there and doing it and for us it's a little bit of them in our art and something special!

Anonymous said...

LOL! Not wanting to provoke tears at all, but that quote made me laugh out loud and I am all about art that makes you smile so thanks for the voting link. From one who has more than one bee in HER bonnet....

Happy WOYWW!

Mary Anne (15)

Neet said...

Think I have a tray table but it has portions in it (stickydown things) so not much use for crafting on. Do I need to invest in a new one?
Off to do the voting thing now. Good luck to all.
Hugs and thanks for visiting me earlier - Neet xx

JoZart Designs said...

Love the canvas, great quote and fab with the bees a buzzing there,
Jo x

Chrysalis said...

Lots of things going on in your world! I've voted for D - hope you do well. Have a great week, Chris # 35

Unknown said...

good luck in the competition, vote cast. Karen #71

Shoshi said...

A nice busy productive desk - or tray!! I'm glad you've got a junior apprentice to help you with the fussy cutting.

Thanks for your visit and your lovely comment. Kitties will do ANYTHING for salmon.

Happy WOYWW,
Shoshi #12

Susanne said...

You get help with fussy-cutting - I am so jealous.

Cathy L. Calamas said...

I want a fussy cutting helper, too!!
Loved your Altered Arts projec,t just voted for you!
Here from WOYWDW , Happy Wednesday!
Cathy #80

Cathy L. Calamas said...

Thanks for letting me know my comment box wasn't working. :( I had the correct boxes checked in settings. After some googling I realized its a problem in blogger. I will have to individually check allow comments within the blog post "options". What a pain. FYI

sandysewin said...

That bee canvas is so cute. I Love the saying and I voted for you. :-)

Thanks for stopping by my blog and for the nice comments.

Happy Woyww,

Sandy #16

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I'm with your daughter! Fussy cutting is fun... right up until your vision goes. ;-) I love the bee in the bonnet project, so much fun. Whatever will you do with all those fairies?! Judy #89

Claire Grantham said...

Thanks for the visit Trisha..I laughed at your comment..I never have a tidy desk at home, so my mind is constantly messy. I need a daughter to help me and a tray table - STAT! Cx #29

MaggieC (Silvercrafter) said...

I hadn't realised till I read your post today, that I do very little cutting these days other than guillotining things for matting and layering, and less of that these days, tending to do one layer cards. It is good that you have someone who really enjoys doing it for you. Thank you for your visit this week and I hope all the voting does the trick. xx Maggie #28

glitterandglue said...

Wow - can I borrow your daughter if I need some cutting doing?? You've a busy tray there, Trisha - hope all gets done.
Have been taking a sneaky look around your whole site - reading the list of countries - Wales? Scotland? They seem to be missing - have you already sent to them?
Thanks for visiting. Thanks for your prayers for John. It is so precious to know we are being prayed for right around the globe. The wedding dress is coming together - and I have just been given the go ahead by the bride to start on the real fabric!!! Help!
have a great week.
Margaret #25

Anne said...

You are very busy. I could do with a helper at the moment. Will pop and try and vote for you. Thanks for visiting. Anne x #48

Nan G said...

If you run out of fussy cutting send dear daughter my way! My old hands could use a young helper. :) Love the collage. Sorry I'm not on FB....good luck. Hugs and Happy WOYWW! Nan G (just visiting no # this week)

Lunch Lady Jan said...

I loved it when the kids at school were doing cutting out..I used to race them to the scissors!! There is something quite hypnotic about peacefully cutting around the shape, I wonder why that is?!
Hugs, LLJ 45
Ps, I'm glad the Portal cake made sense to someone!

Sharon Madson said...

I voted for D! :) Happy WOYWW! #91

April said...

Could you send your daughter my way? I hate fussy cutting and there is no one in my household willing to do it! April #20

RosA said...

Lucky you! to have someone who likes the fussy cutting, super!
Thanks for dropping by,
RosA # 43

Unknown said...

Thanks for the visit, I like the kids to get involved too, the cutting out is the worst bit so tray at the ready x

Kyla said...

Nothing wrong with working on a tray table. It's great that your daughter will help. Can't wait to see what you make with the fairies.
Thanks for letting us have a peek. Kyla#32

Darnell said...

Okay, no matter what, Trisha, you are BLESSED FOR ALL TIME for having that fussy-cut-loving daughter!! LOL! That's so awesome! Love your collage; good luck! Thanks for stopping by to visit me! HAPPY WOYWW Hugs, Darnell #26

MommaRock said...

Hi there... Can we say BUSY??
I do not envy you with having the carpet pulled up. good luck with all that!
Now if messy desks are fun (which they really are) , then I am having a super duper FUN time. LOL
Thanks for sharing your desk.
happy WOYWW
kimmer #103 (last again for the 4th time , I really don't plan this) LOL

Daniella said...

It is GREAT! Another set of hands never hurt! Now, if only I could get my boys to do something...
I miss chatting with you too! I'm always on fb, I check in several times a day!

Sarah (wonderstrumpet) said...

Your canvas is adorable! I voted, I hope you win :D

Unknown said...

Done! Voted D as card making artists. Really, yours was my fav. Hooray!! Thanks for sharing your work space :)


Ali H said...

Thanks for your visit - great fun journal page ! Ali #41

Nicky said...

Thanks for your visit - love that your daughter helps you - mine does that to the point that with out her knowing she made her own birthday card one year - we thought it was funny - have a great week - Nicky #6

Vicki said...

Fabulous project, Trisha! I love all of the fairy images too.

ddazzled71 said...

Busy as always Trisha, I can't wait to see where your fairies end up and good luck for your collage being on the front cover. Happy WOYWW! Danie #29

Lisa Oceandreamer Swifka said...

Trisha, you won my OWOA giveaway. I emailed you yesterday but want to be sure you got it!!
Congrats and thank you again for being a part of it!!

nightingalehoop said...

What a plethora of lovely pics on here and twinne amongst them!

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Lisa Oceandreamer Swifka said...

Trisha, the parcel you won from me was attempted to be delivered on the 26th...but the PO tracking said they left a notice as there was no safe location to leave it. I tried emailing you. I hope you see this comment as I don't know how else to contact you. You will probably now have to pick it up at the PO - I hope you got their notice.