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Wednesday, 20 May 2015

WOYWW #311

Well, we're back, and one week away from our 6th anniversary.I'm sure many of you have seen the photos on some of the blogs from Saturdays Crop, what a lovely day it was too, even though far too short for us.
 I came away with a fabulous selection of ATC's, which I'll show you in a minute, but first pic is a lovely pressie for me from our lovely Debbie Rock (Tattered Rocks).
Just how 'me' is that? It's awesome, and I rather think there may be skull patterned biscuits going to the next crop!

First bunch of glorious ATC's- from top left, Twiglet, Eliza ,Chris & Helen, 2nd row, LLJ, Marg( silvercrafter) Debbie and Cindy. 3rd Row: Head Desker Julia,Zoe,Sam & Kyla.
Second batch, and an amazing paper construction from Mary Anne (I'll show you more in a moment), Annie RosA and Elizabeth & Bleubeard.
Mary Annes contained a fabulous little box, that opens out, to look like this.

 Just awesome.

 I ordered a Stampin Up stamp from Fiona ( Staring at the Sea), and bought a stamp from Julia- what a cute little owl.

Just a few pics of the morning- Julia, Fiona and Lisa Jane.

Marg, Debbie and Julias friend Fiona, with Beloved Hubby in the background attempting to get out of shot.

The Queen of Catering herself, LLJ, who we stayed with on Friday night, and as always, along with her menfolk, made us feel so welcome in their home.

From the front, Zoe, Me,and Sam at the back, then LLJ, and I can't remember the name of who is beside her! Over in the background is Chris.

Final pic, Me, Chris & Zoe- Zoe wanted a 'red, white & blue' photo, lol. Although I could manage two of those on my own, :).

So thats my 'desk' this week. I'll be around later, probably while you are reading this I'm down at the hospital for a second go at being scanned, this time with a lot of Diazepam in my system!It may be much later, as it makes you drowsy, so I'll probably be asleep on the new recliner sofa for a while when we get back.
 Had my MRI, thanks to the magic of Diazepam, and being able to have Doug there, all went ok. Now walking round in my own Happy Bubble, lol.

Last pics, from the Wedding. Pic on the left, Doug, his 'little' brother, Rob, and their Mom.2nd pic, Doug, Ellie, Wendy ( another sister)  and Rob.

 Post below has the Wedding card in, and a pic of the Bride & Groom.


Lunch Lady Jan said...

Well, it was our pleasure as always...it's terrible when you don't have anything to talk about and there's these long awkward silences............NOT!!! I don't think any of us drew breath from when you arrived to when you left, LOL!!
I adore that skully rolling pin (how kind is Debbie?) and biscuits sound just the ticket for the next crop :-)
Btw, I read your post on how you created the wedding card. Blimey, it was complicated....and that is why i prefer working with fabric, I haven't got the patience :-)
Hope you're ok,
Hugs, LLJ 15 xxxx

Bridget Larsen said...

Love that rolling pin, havent seen any here. Love that stamp of the boards. I've been admiring everyones photo of the crop wish i was there
Bridget #2

Neet said...

Lovely share of photos from the crop - and that amazing rolling pin. You are looking so good you amaze me with what you have gone through.
What fab atc's you collected and that box one - well, it flabbers my ghast - it is wonderful!
Hugs, Neet 17 xxx

MrsC.x said...

how cool is that rolling pin!

looks like you had a great weekend, hope all goes well at the hospital

Happy Woyww! Have a great week :)
Charlie.x #11
or find me here

Lea.H said...

Wow! The rolling pin is fantastic!! Love it! And the bark style stamp is a great idea. Love the atc's too! :) lea number 24

Diane Baker-Williams said...

The rolling pin is just awesome! love looking at all the ATC's and pics. Hope everything goes well at the hospital. Would like to trade ATC's! diane #27

My name is Cindy said...

That rolling pin is just awesome! Was lovely to see you both on Saturday even if it was only for a short while - but I think you had a good day. Don't you two scrub up well in wedding finery? Great piccies, great day, sad it went so fast. Happy WOYWW Cindy #25

Christine said...

What a busy day you had! All fun though from the looks of it.
Take care my friend

Bishopsmate #31

sandra de said...

The rolling pin has gone to the perfect home. Looks like you all had a wonderful time at the crop and to think you still were able to fit in a wedding. Hope all went well with your scan.
sandra de @32

Anonymous said...

Wish I could remember which adhesive I used on your cube, cause it seems to have held together better than Helen's :)

Lovely to see you however briefly and glad you like the book - I haven't forgotten, I'll email you the centre spread for the tee shirt transfer when I get done desk hopping!
hugs and see you in a year....

Happy pre-anniversary WOYWW!
Mary Anne (3)

Nannie4 said...

Thanks for sharing photos of the crop. It looks like you all had a wonderful time. :) The ATC cards are awesome!Good that your scan is over with now. Enjoy your happy bubble. :)

Nann4 #42

Anonymous said...

Hi, Shaz, it looks like everyone had a lovely time at the crop. That woodgrain stamp is nice and the ATCs are very clever. I'm glad you were able to have your MRI -- I'm sure the touch of your hubby's hand was as comforting as the medication. Thank you for your visit and happy WOYWW. ~ Laura #51

AnyOldCraft said...

Absolutely beautiful ATC's.
Loving the rolling pin lol :) #58

Helen said...

Love your photos from Saturday, both the morning and the wedding, lol! The rolling pin is just awesome (and it's not a word I like to use much!) can't wait to see the biscuits next time, now!! Hope you're still in your bubble and the MRI went ok. Helen 7ish and thanks for stopping by.

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I was simply delighted to see photos of the crop. It was almost like I was there (without the cake, of course). So glad you got one of my ATCs. That made it special to me.

That's a fun, fun rolling pin. I think you'll put it to good use for the crop next year.

I don't know how you managed to get so much accomplished when you had to leave so quickly, but I sure enjoyed seeing everything. And sharing photos of the wedding was lovely, too.

I saw the post below, and was amazed at the time and effort you put into that card. It makes me wish I had a few dies!!

Thanks for the earlier visit, too. Hope you are still in your bubble and feeling no pain. Let's hope even after the good drugs wear off, you'll feel good, too. You've been through enough for one year (and lifetime). Happy WOYWW from #1.

Ali H said...

Hi Shaz looks like you all had great fun on Saturday - the ATC's look brilliant ! Glad you got the scan and the happy pills !! Ali xx #9

Hettie said...

Loving that rolling pin!!! Wonder where she got it.
Great batch of ATCs there. Funny how mine and Kyla's are sooo similar!!
Lovely to see you again and hope you have good news very soon.

MaggieC (Silvercrafter) said...

Love your rolling pin and all your beautiful ATCs. Just a shame you could not have stayed for the whole day, but these things happen. Thanks for the beautiful ATC. Speak soon. xx Maggie #62

Nikki C said...

OMG I love that rolling pin so Kewl show some cookies when you use it and imagine the pie crusts you could make wicked!!!!
Look at all those little ATC's lovin the early sneak peak :)
Happy late WOYWW
hugs Nikki 5

Annie said...

Thanks for popping over to mine yesterday. I had a full on 11 hour day with our two 3 1/2year old twinnie grandchildren yesterday so am sure you will understand why it's taken me til now to catch up....I was just a tad tired lol.
I've seen so many really fab pics of the crop...we will get there one day! It's always lovely to see some pics that are au naturelle so to speak ;-) I could have almost done the red white and blue one alone on Sat...white hair and eye was all shades of red and blue! :-)
Annie x # 12

Robyn Oliver said...

Hi Shaz and thanks for visiting my desk. Cool pics of the Crop and all the ATCs...amazing and from all the other pics posted - can see that all had a great time. Lovely wedding pics too. Hope the MRI results are all ok. Cheers RobynO#16

Fiona@Staring at the Sea said...

How cool is that rolling pin? Love it! I'm very slow in returning visits this week so I imagine you're no longer in that "happy bubble"! It was great to see you looking so well on Saturday.

Fiona #4

Shoshi said...

What a great collection of photos, Shaz. It looks as if a great time was had by all! Love the "red white and blue" photo lol! I redid my hair today and it's nice and bright again - you're a bad influence, you know that my friend??!! Thought I'd get it done in time for my chemo because I probably won't feel like doing it after!

Thanks for your lovely comment, and your good wishes for tomorrow. An early start for the port-a-cath to be installed and then straight into the chemo. Glad you like the 2 cards I made!

Happy belated WOYWW,
Shoshi #70

RosA said...

Hi Shaz,
I'm pleased you got one of my ATCs. And what a fabulous day you all had, even if you could be there all day. I looked at how you made that white card! Wow, there sure was a lot involved! And I think I need those edge cutting dies :)

Eliza said...


Great to see the crop photos and really pleased to see you got one of my ATC's it sort of helps me think I was there is a small way. Excellent wedding photos too. Thanks for sharing now I am off to see the wedding card.

Hugs Eliza & Yoda 73
Oh thanks for visiting already

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi Shaz,
Just doing some catch up as am way behind these days, no WOYWW as can't find time to return comments as would like so don't link up, next week, God willing as don't want to miss if can help it.

Pray your MRI results are all you want..and dr's want too, and that the chemo has done its job. Love your creations below been peeking,
hugs Shaz in Oz.x