Wednesday, 21 March 2012

It's WOYWW Again...and I have Two!

Happy WOYWW! It's no lie, (about having two desks) coz we're not home, (this is on timer) and we're still dog sitting and very lumpy it is too! (and a little smelly!) Dog's really weren't made to be sat on!
Here's my desk at home as I left it...don't look too closely..there's a DT card waiting to be put together. The black lines on that paper? Well, that's one of my cheats. Instead of fixing on black card (or any colour card) I draw round the edges of the pearl card I'm going to use, with whatever colour suits my theme, in this case black... saves a lot of time and card!
And.... (there's more)...here's the second desk, the (Kitchen/diner) worktop where we're dog sitting... And perching on it is...no, not a dog....My Patchwork Piggy!!! I showed him to you last Tuesday, unfinished (almost nude!) and this is what he looks like now...

All fired up and shiny, although, not quite as I thought he would look like, (actually a little bit better!) but not bad for my first try, and all my own work... well the painting bit is! Must remember next time how the underneath paint shows through any pant painted over the top. Still, I got his pink cheeks just the way I wanted them, showing through the stippled pale blue, even though the patchwork is a bit wonky! So that's it...

That's what's on my 'home' workdesk this Wednesday and 'here' where the dogs are...! Beats all that mess I usualy show you. So??? Want to join in? Easy! Just pop over the The Stamping Ground and sign in to the biggest crafty blog hop ever! This is on timer, hope to 'see' you when I get home!! Bye for now!

39 comments:

  1. Hi Lyn, love the pig, you did a wonderful job on it. And your desk looks like you had a lot going on before leaving home. I need to make something for the challenge. #18

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  2. I've done that exact same trick with drawing around the edge with a black pen! Poor doggy being lumpy and smelly! Is he old? Love how the little piggy turned out.

    Hugs
    Brenda 2

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  3. Love the piggie so cute! love the idea about saving card will give that a try, Have a great week, Hugs May x x x x No9

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  4. Great to see your little piggy finished! I like the patchwork. Dani32

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  5. Cute little piggy. But of course, I still like seeing your desk, even though you aren't there. At first I was having a terrible time leaving comments on blogs tonight. They didn't want to post. NOW I get "service unavailable when I try to leave a comment. Happy WOYWW from # 7.

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  6. Hi Lyn,

    Oh your piggy bank came out looking great. I noticed the nice little blush she has going on. I wouldn't have guessed that this is your first attempt - wonderful!

    Happy WOYWW
    Hugs,
    Kay
    #15

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  7. Busy busy desk. I bet you can't wait to get back to creating!!! Waiting to see what you do with those elephants!

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  8. That piggy is so cute! Have fun with the pups!

    Happy WOYWW!

    Sara S. (#27)

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  9. great looking desk Lyn! Love the little piggy and you did a great job with the painting. Hope you have a great week and thanks for sharing! Vickie #48

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  10. have a great time with the dogs,your piggy is so cute :)
    #51

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  11. Love your patchwork piggies! Your desk at home looks a little - busy? Hope you get home soon but in the meantime, happy WOYWW, Helen below you at 21.

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  12. What an absolute gorgeous pig he is! Oh dear, dog sitting again, away from own desk, still you seem to be able to cope and still be arty.
    Hugs, Neet #4 xx
    ps thanks for putting your number - makes life so much easier.

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  13. G'day. Happy to see the busy desk and the pig is very cute and shiny. Not sure that I understand the black lines but... I'll have a look around previous posts.
    Hope you get home to the desk soon.
    Ros. #40

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  14. What a cute piggy, he's a cutie
    Sophie no.88

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  15. That piggy is just adorable.
    Hugs,
    A x
    ps I've acheived my aim and managed to get both babies down for a nap so I'm managing a bit of blog hopping :-)

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  16. Ohhh how cute is piggy... he seems to be coming along very fine indeed. not wonky at all.

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  17. dang woman that desk is really busy or is that messy lol
    Bridget #64

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  18. Lyn - make a notebook - even though you don't really want to - every time you fire - because one day you will do an amazing thing and be unable to repeat it, MAKE NOTES, I'm jumping up and down and waving at my mac to get your attention, you will forget if you don't note it,

    right that's it, I'm making you a pottery journal - it will take some time & you'll need to let me have your addie via FB, but eventually you will get your notebook...then I will seriously expect notations...
    Dxxxxxxxxx
    dx

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  19. I feel a little guilty because I actually zoomed into your desk just to make sure I didn't miss anything.
    I've got a lot of catching up to do...I don't even know what DT card is?
    I adore your piglet :D
    Thanks for letting me snoop Neesie #37

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  20. Huh certainly a busy desk with lots of lovely stuff on it but the piggy rules! No doubt about that! I WANT ONE TOO!
    Lots of hugs,
    Cardarian

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  21. Great work with the ceramic piggie ;)
    xoxo sioux

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    1. Love your desk, don't feel so alone now, lol, hope the dogs are at least soft that your sitting on......hehehe
      That is one super piggy, one thing i have not done in a very long time, did you bake him in the oven or a special ceramic oven??
      lotsa luv #107

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  22. Love the pig, he's awesome!Well done you. Happy WOYWW, hugs, Shaz #108

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  23. Great pictures. Piggy coming along nicely.

    HAPPY WOYWW
    Hugs, Sarn x (No. 63 ish)

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  24. Hi Lyn love your patchwork pig, those patches look fabulous. Ive no doubt you will eventually get your desk sorted when you get home, but enjoy the space while you can. hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  25. Now that's one gorgeous piggy! Thanks for sharing for this WOYWW, let's start the snooping & take care. Zo xx 22

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  26. I like the idea of drawing round the edge - good tip. Love the piggy! Regards, Anne #66

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  27. Your liitle piggy bank is looking quite cute, thanks for the update on him. Your doing a great job on it! Dog sitting is lumpy..oh my, had to laugh at that! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina :)

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  28. Your piggy bank is way too cute. Awww. And loving the hearts card on your desk. :)

    Happy WOYWW! #38

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  29. That's one cute piggy - love his flowers! I think you did a really good job. It's much nicer than a lot of items I've seen in gift shops :)
    HUgs, LLJ #68 xx

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  30. You always have so much going on on your desk, It's certainly never dull. I love the piggy, very cute.
    Happy Woyww'ing
    Minxy #23

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  31. Didn't register the dog sitting at first - thought you were really sitting on a dog!! Like the black marker tip - may have to try that out. Your little piggy is just adorable and wonky patchwork or not I would love to have him!! Thanks for popping by to see me, Cindy ~17

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  32. The expression on Pigy's face is adorable - great paint job, love;y colours and shine. YOu should be really pleased! Im liking the card parts. How much longer at the dog sitting then?

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  33. Very cute piggie and I hope the doggie gets over being sat on!!
    Hugs
    Sam (110)

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  34. Aww - cute piggy! The desk is nice and busy with pletny to look at too...

    Morti #124

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  35. Interesting cheating tips. Sweet little piggy...Where is the dog?....
    Keep smiling and creating

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  36. Ha Ha, that's brillint. I have great visions of you sitting on the poor dog. We have friends who always called their baby sitters, baby squashers!!
    Love your patchwork piggy!!
    Happy WOYWW
    Hugs Lisax #123

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  37. I just love the piggy - and the flowers on his derriere look fabulous! Thanks for sharing your desk and a bit of your life! sarah (a late WOYWWer at no.1)

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  38. that is one cute pig! happy WOYWW and thank you for sharing,
    hugs, #26 peggy aplSEEDS

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