Wednesday, August 8, 2012

WOYWW & Challenge Win

Few things happening today around here so not much on my desk, so thought I would show you how I store some of my essential craft goodies. You have probably not taken much notice but this sits at the back of my desk.  I pulled all the draws out of it at the sides and cut cardboard to fit the shelves so that my stamps and  punches sit on something.  It started out as the picture below as just all trays and containers. Its really handy just like that to store but needed something upright that did not take up much room on my desk.  As you can see I have bought 2 but have not expanded my collection enough to use the other one yet.  I have a few inks not shown and other  punches but these ones fit really well in here.  Photos are not crash hot today, light is really dodgy, sorry but hope you get the idea.
So why am I showing stuff about my desk you wonder?  Well on Wednesday we all round up and head on over to Julia's stamping ground to have a peek at workdesks all around the world.  Its addictive and highly recommended to have a peek at all the amazing desks of people and the variety of crafts, so come on around and join in on the fun.
So here is my upright storage..... 

After adding cardboard and craft goodies



Well how exciting that I found out today that I had a win in the I Spy sketches challenge.  It was for the owl spinner card I made for my daughters birthday more pics Here .  I was so excited to be chosen amongst all the amazing entries to be a top 2 winner.   Such lovely comments I have had on my cards I am so honoured to be chosen for the top 2.   I am having such fun doing sketches and so enjoying making my cards and trying different things.  My daughter loved the owl spinner card, I got the "that's so cute mum" approval.   

It is also my pleasure to welcome as a new follower  Heather.  So hope you enjoy taking a peek around my little blog of cards.
Have a great day 
Sandy :)


  1. Wow Sandy, for a minute there, till I focussed on the ink pads. I thought that was a floor to ceiling rack! Looks good though, huh, very work-able. Congrats on the win, what a lovely boost, and well deserved.
    Regret nothing in the post from you..unless you're using another name that I don't know...argh!

  2. Congrats on winning couldn't of happened to anyone more deserving. Love your storage idea, really neat, just love the way we all convert things to fit in the art room.

    Happy crafting.

    Eliza #30

  3. A great transformation and it is very well suited for punch and inkpad storage. Congratulations on your well-deserved win! Happy WOYWW! Victoria no.53

  4. I am always looking at storage options...I like this idea and well done on the win!

  5. Now that is inventive Sandy! You've completely given yourself so much more space by doing your shelving this way..that's genius! Congratulations on your winning..your spinner owl card was AWESOME!!!

  6. Great storage... congrats on the win... Have a fun week Hugs May x x x#40

  7. Happy WOYWW and congratulations on your win. Such a cute card. Ali x #81

  8. Well done on your win. Thanks for sharing your workspace. Hope you have a good week. Hazel WOYWW #99 x

  9. Congrats on the win! The owl spinner card is fabulous and fun and deserves to win. I like your rack! er... um... the craft rack, not to slight to slight your bosom any! What did you do with the bins that were in it? They seem like they would be useful somewhere, maybe in a drawer.

  10. Love your spinning card and great storage. Thanks for sharing and enjoy what is left of Wednesday. Hugs Erika.


  11. Hey Sandy
    Thanks for passing by my blog
    love your storage looks like a great idea
    have a good week x

  12. Great fun card ! Love owls ! Thanks for stopping by earlier ! Ali #16

  13. Great storage and a great card - love that owl.
    Thanks for sharing - Hugs, Neet xx #36

  14. Congrats on the win and nothing beats the daughters seal of approval.
    Sandra @74

  15. Hi, Sandy, congrats on your Top Two designation and more importantly, your daughter's approval. :) It *is* satisfying to get things organized in a way that makes you happy. Thanks for popping over to visit already. ~ Laura #131

  16. Congratulations on your win! Way to go. The storage rack looks great. If only I had a designated space.... maybe I'll show my closets one of these day. I work on my dining room table so whatever medium I'm working on at the time gets dragged out of the closet. Oh, but I need that - go back to the closet -- where is that stamp cleaner -- go back to the closet....

    Yesterday was my blog anniversary. If you haven't been already, pop on over and vote. I'm including something that I've made as part of the candy.

    Happy WOYWW
    Kay #96

  17. Great storage idea and well done on a very well desrved win!
    Happy belated WOYWW
    Tertia 86

  18. First, congratulations on your win for your adorable owl spinner card!! WHO-WHO! Second, very clever redesign of your storage compartment; thanks for sharing!

  19. Great idea to store pads and needed things up close and personal. I love to have everything on my desk close at hand. I just need a bigger desk! Congrats on the win! Love that spinner card so they made a good choice. Vickie #130

  20. That's some nifty storage you've got yourself there and well done on the challenge win too, that card is beautiful!

    Brenda 38

  21. Hi Sandy Thanks for popping by. I am really late visiting this week. Great job on the reorganising! I always feel fab when things look all neat and tidy (unfortunately it doesn't last long!!) Congratulations on your win Sandy. I love that spinning owl! What a great design. You asked about my flag nails - They are stickers - they lasted about a week but they looked cool! Belated WOYWW Hugs from Helen 23

  22. I'm a bit late getting round to everybody this week - thanks for stopping by last week!

    Well done on the win - the owl card is definitely very cute!


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