Wednesday, December 2, 2020



The state of the desk lol. I had grand ideas of having everything that needed shipping being shipped by this point. But to quote Little Britain, "The computer says nooooo". So I am trying to catch up.

I am making two December books as gifts. Very simple, plain cardstock cut and punched and some simple embellishments for them to do with as they like or not.  I had a vision of pre-atg the embellishments, but the freezer paper these days is very light on the slick side, so I am throwing in some extra tape. and the rest are in a zip lock.

The Slipstravaganza shawl is 2 rows further than pictured here. and then there is only 900 stitches to bind off! lol

Also I broke out the breadmaker and made myself a loaf of whole wheat bread : D. Which I used to make this delicious grilled cheese sandwich (which is the custom for the first day of snow that sticks to the ground). 

For more crafty peeks, head over to Julia's Stamping Ground and wish her a happy 600 : D.


Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

You have a lot going on and from the looks of your desk, you are really in the throes of making these books.

Wow. your shawl is going to be beautiful when you finish it. And I LOVE grilled cheese sandwiches. so you have made me very hungry about now. It's so good to see your name on the list, dear Sally. Happy 600 from #6.

Helen said...

I haven't started thinking about gifts yet - eek! I am still on card making. your cheese toastie looks gorgeous. Happy 600 WOYWW Helen #1

Chrissie said...

Your desk certainly does look busy!
I love the idea of always having a toasted sandwich when the first snow settles! My husband is the breadmaker in our household and I love the bread he makes, although he's not terribly adventurous with different recipes. (He uses the breadmaker, not from scratch).
Happy WOYWW 600 and Stay safe!
Chrissie #12

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Hi there, happy 600th anniversary. Loving the knitting, it's going to be a gorgeous shawl when complete and the sandwich looks scrummy too. Wishing you a very happy belated woywww, Angela x19x

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Happy 600thWOYWW! I think the DIY journal kit is a great idea, you’ve made it easy for the recipients with everything already cut out and done. The shawl is lovely, such pretty colours though I don’t envy you having to bind off all those stitches!
Hugs LLJ 10 xxx

glitterandglue said...

Hi there. Happy 600th. Sorry, I obviously turned the computer off too soon last night and missed the last three folks! Hope today and yesterday have been good days for you. Hmmm... snow sticking to the ground. Oh my! I understand there is snow on the mountains, but here by the sea... none. You look like you are incredible busy at the moment. I wish you well! That shawl is gorgeous.
Take care. God bless.
Margaret #2

Crafting With Jack said...

Happy 600th WOYWW. Your shawl is going to look wonderful. I do love a shawl on my shoulder , my neck seems to get so cold. Angela #42

Lynnecrafts said...

Hi, I love the colours of your slipstravaganza shawl and look forward to seeing it develop
hope to see you tomorrow
Lynnecrafts 23

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

Happy 600th WoywW great colour choice with the shawl, loving the pop of orange against the grey. I like the sound of that tradition, well done on making a fresh loaf and treating yourself to a tasted cheese sandwich, makes me feel hungry too just like Elizabeth.. Stay safe Tracey #8

Sarah Brennan said...

What a lovely looking shawl and at 900 stitches a row a real labour of love too. Stay safe and Happy 600th WOYWW. Sarah #5

Spyder said...

I don't think a busy desk can be tidy! I was just going to many stitches?? wow, how long will that take. I'm not the greatest kniter! Happy late WOYWW!? Have a great crafting week, stay safe (Lyn)) #18