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Wednesday, 29 May 2013

WOYWW -Yet More Card Making

Hello there, friends, it's Horace here today to treat you all to a very messy desk for WOYWW. If you're wondering what the strange acronym stands for then press a furry paw here to find out. If you already know, then carry on reading. :)
It's the WOYWW anniversary today, 4 years of desk hopping! We haven't been a part of WOYWW that long, but we're very glad we found it, as it's such a great concept, and we've found lots of like minded friends through it, so thank you Julia for allowing us all to take part. To mark the occasion, Julia has arranged ATC swaps too, we've made ours, have you? We actually made 2 ATCS, so have a spare up for swap if anyone wants to? If we get more than one yes we will pick a person by closing our eyes and poking our furry paw at a commentator.
Today at the desk I'm charity card making, trying to use up our seemingly never ending supply of 6x6 patterned papers, interspersed with papers of many sizes generously donated by friends who support our paw made charity card efforts, so a big furry thank you to them for helping us to be able to make more cards.

As you can see, as usual I end up crafting in one inch of space, despite starting with a nice clear desk. It must be a foible of crafters as I know I'm not the only one. Can you see my pre made card?

I've contacted a local animal rescue charity, Suffolk Animal Rescue, whose policy is to be non selective in the animals they offer shelter to, hopefully some cards can be sold on their Facebook auction page, or at charity events, to raise much needed funds.
Anyway, I feel the need to desk hop, so will leave you for now,
With love from the bears


  1. Hi Horace, you're looking very smart and business-like today! I'm very impressed with your charitable works. Would love to go in the hat to swap ATCs with you. Have a happy week MMx #85

  2. Hi Horace, you are hard at work! Happy 4th WOYWW, have a good one!! Helen 39 Sorry, I've run out of atc;s now...

  3. Hello, I am at number 99 and will be mailing your ATC as soon as I have your address, please contact me at www.adonnathing.com/contact,
    Love that your bear gets the only spare I ch of desk whilst you get to watch....

  4. You have been busy too I see, know exactly what you mean about the tiny space left to work in when all your stuff comes out. Thanks for visiting me today BJ#76

  5. Hi Bears, you are busy making your Beautiful cards, wonderful work and causes xx Have a Beautiful week Heather WOYWW #116

  6. Ohhh your bear has been busy. Best of luck with the sale of the cards. Such a great cause.
    Sandra @83

  7. Hi Horace, you look so dapper today and such a business man you are for a good furry cause. Animal rescue is the best you just ask Yoda he can tell you all about it first hand. Good luck selling your cards.

    Happy Birthday WOYWW and thanks so much for visiting.

    Hugs Eliza & Yoda 75

  8. Horace you are such a kind bunch of bears as well as being so crafty. The ATC swap will be fun.

    have a good week
    Gill x 132

  9. That's not a 'messy' desk you need to get lots of bears making a mess !!!!!
    Good luck with all the charity card making
    Thanks for visiting my earlier today
    Jackie 5

  10. Hi Horace!! You still have a inch of space? Lost my inch when I started making ATCs...LOL
    I'm sure your cards will fetch a good price for the charity.
    Happy WOYWW
    Krisha #140

  11. Well done bears- I'm very much in favour of supporting animal charities. Thats a gorgeous card, I love the colours. Have a great week, Hugs Shaz xx

  12. Good day, Horace - most impressed with your card - I'm sure the animal charity will be thrilled.
    Have a great week in bearyland.
    Margaret #70

  13. Hi Horace
    it is great to hear that you bears do your bit for charity I am very proud of you, love the card by the way
    Wishing you and everyone a Very Happy WOYWW today
    Ria #49

  14. How nice of you furry friends to make cards to help other furry friends
    Happy WOYWW

  15. Yo bears and hi Horace! Yes I always end up working on 6" of space, too. How lovely to be making cards for the animal charity. Happy Wednesday. :o)
    Sue x (MiniOwner@86)

  16. Happy woyww 4th anniversary bears! Looks like you've been very busy. I wish the parcel on my desk had been a huge bar of chocolate, you bears have a one track mind! It was in fact the tim holtz word play die which i had been wanting for ages! And joy of joys it works just fine with my cuttlebug machine using the long plates. Love your Gelli work x

  17. Hi Horace and company! I love the card! What a great cause to help out. I hope they raise lots of funds! Happy WOYWW Anniversary! Maybe next year I will try my hand at an ATC as I have only made regular sized cards and join in the fun! Winnie #98

  18. Long time no see Horace.
    I hope you and the bears are well and enjoying the weather. I know you are enjoying the crafting ;-)
    Happy WOYWW 4th birthday

  19. Hi Bears - I am very glad that you joined in WOYWW too - I have loved finding your blog & following your beary creative goings on !! Have a happy 4th anniversary ! Ali x #23

  20. G'day Horace LOL
    thanks for dropping by my blog for WOYWW. Happy 4th WOYWW to you. I haven't played long either at WOYWW but I am enjoying it! Love the cards you are making and YES that's me as I too end up with very little space when I hit the paper craft zone.
    Annette In Oz #46

  21. Helloooo Horace! Happy WOYWW Anniversary to you and your furry friends!
    Great card you have made and for a worthy cause too! Why not join in at the Playground seeing as you are using your Snippets up?
    I think most crafters end up working in a very small amount of space despite starting with a larger space.

  22. Good luck with the charity cards, so nice to help the animals. For many years my girls have adopted horses from Redwings Horse Sanctuary over there in England. We still get photos of the horses they've adopted via my aunty who lives in Cornwall. Keep up the good work bears. Happy anniversary and have a great week.
    Von #68

  23. Oh I think the card is sweet as can be! Your blog offers a nice little smile every week and I always look forward to it!
    Happy 4th Birthday, WOYWW! (a little late)
    Mary Anne* (26!)

  24. It was lovely to have a visit from the bears this week. I never have enough room to actually work in because I like to get out everything I am going to use before I start a new project. (I always have to add more as I go along too). I hope the animal shelter will manage to sell your cards to help their funds. Share the love! Kate x #44

  25. A crowded desk is a good sign there's lots of creativity going on! I'm sure the animal shelter will do well out of your generous work.
    Alison x

  26. Great job, Horace! I may even vaguely recognise that piece of paper ... I love that you bears are charity minded and are helping out other animals who need a good home - good luck with it all!

  27. happy 4th anniversary Horace and to all your chums good luck with the charity cards im sure they will be a great success and raise lots of money .. love your style of working and great shots Andrea#40

  28. I’m sorry to be late in visiting but I’m still on my quest to get round everyone this week. I know it’s going to take some time, but I wanted to say that it’s amazing that the internet can bring together so many likeminded people and I’m grateful that WOYWW has also brought along so many new friends, thanks to Julia.

    Aww Horace, it’s just was well you’re only small yourself, having such a tiny space to work in but it hasn’t stopped you making those fantastic charity cards.

    Enjoy your weekly snoop, especially as we’re celebrating WOYWW’s 4th Anniversary.
    Happy Crafting!
    Sue @82

  29. Lovely card Horace. So good of you and the other bears to help a worthy charity. I'm sure your contribution will help them out. A day late visiting but trying to get back to all those who've been my blog already. Have creative week! Happy WOYWW4! Nan G #6

  30. Hullo Horace (have a teeny weeny bear called Horace too how funny is that?),
    Well am super late but hey better late than never.. super card you have made :D thanks for popping over! happy 4th WOYWW Shaz in Oz.x #37

  31. Love the card you made for charity! Such a great cause too!

    Happy belated WOYWW4

  32. What a lovely card and so lovely to make it for a worthy charity..
    Thanks for the visit to my blog already
    Happy WOYWW 4th Anniversary.
    Sandy :)


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