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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

WOYWW #390

Only 3 more days till the crop! Yipee! Excited, much?
As my desk shows, I'm in mid organisation of stuff to take.
 I have a plan, this time. Unusual, I normally just chuck a load of stuff in a box and wing it.
While I have been fairly prolific in card making recently, where I have been a bit tardy is in getting them ready to send out. You know, inserts stamped and attached, envelopes with them.
 So thats my plan. Add inserts to all my cards, put them with matching envelopes, maybe stamp up a few gift tags. Bag up all the birthday cards to keep them protected.
 You can see my list- the orange bit of paper. Yes, I admit, I need lists. Otherwise, I will forget something vital. Quite possibly the cards.
Considering what I plan to do, that should be simple, right?
 The list so far, is Cards, Plain Paper, Paper Trimmer, Glue rollers,Peel offs, Envelopes, Pens, Tweezers, Reading Glasses, Inkpads, Stamps, Heat tool & Embossing Powder, Inkpads,Tags.... there will be something forgotten, I know. Oh, Dies, I'll be bringing them, so bring your cardstock. I can also bring Embossing Folders, if anyone is interested, again, bring your cardstock. Baby wipes and towel for cleaning stamps. I'm just glad I'm not planning to do something complicated! If anyone has seen anything stamped they like, let me know and I'll bring the stamps, you can stamp up some images then.
In other news, the Nuclear scan went fine, Fridays CT scan eventually went fine, when they could find a vein! 4 people, and both arms involved before they found one. Just have the Lung Function test to do now on the 28th.
 OK, I think I've run out of stuff to say, so I'll be linking up at WOYWW Towers, The Stamping Ground,with our Hostess Julia.


MaggieC (Silvercrafter) said...

I wish I was joining you all at the crop, but I cannot manage it this time. Next year, hopefully. My cards are made and the inserts in. I just need to print the address labels, stick those on, write the cards, and a letter for those that need it, and remember to post them. Oh yes, and take out a mortgage for the stamps I cannot avoid. Have a lovely time down south. xxx Maggie

Helen said...

I've been preparing a list too (so far only a mental one|)- you are much further ahead with me on your cards, I am still in the making stage.. been very lazy in the evenings, the sofa is too cosy! Looking forward to seeing you both on Saturday. Helen #?

Judys Lace Creations said...

Have fun at The Crop!Great chance to catch up and to Laugh and Eat, and Play!!

misteejay said...

Gosh you have been busy Shaz.
Have a super time at the crop.
Glad to hear the tests have been going well.
Toni xx

Annie said...

Firstly I must say I'm pleased the scans went well. Sounds like you're super organised for the crop....don't forget the kitchen sink lol. Really hope you have a great time....rake lots of pics please so I can share them.
Annie x #14

Kathyk said...

Very industrious desk and plans - best of luck with them!



Lunch Lady Jan said...

Blimey, we'd better turf all our boxes out of the summer house for you to store your Crop stash!! Looking forward to seeing you very much - we've got a new guest bed coming tomorrow, you can have the honour of being the first visitors in it :-D
Hugs, LLJ 12 xxx

sandra de said...

Great news that scans have all gone well. Have a wonderful time at the crop and as a list lover I understand the need for a list.

Christine said...

I'm as 'not excited' as you, methinks, though not as organised .... still don't know what to bring ... apart from PJ of course!
Take care
Christine #26

Kyla said...

No blog from me today but popped over to say hi. I will bring my papers for your dies (are you bringing your Happy Birthday die?) as I have no idea what to make so can use a bit of time die cutting ready for when inspiration strikes (probably after Christmas knowing me)!
See you Saturday

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi Shaz,
What a fun desk, I'm a huge list fan, everything has lists... which I do misplace too!!

Wow, your cards below are awesome, those flowers truly are beautiful. So busy at mo, not time to tidy tip of desk, or make much headway on my tasks either, out too much! Or visitors.
So glad you've some news,praying fir you, your veins sound like mine... enjoy the crop.

Not WOYWW ing did a snippet post and hope to do last Rudolph day on Friday and it's super uber busy this week.
Shaz.xxxxxx hugs dear friend.

RosA said...

Hi Shaz,
Oh I can't manage without lists! Lists for everything :)
I would SO love to be at your crop if it wasn't quite on the other side of the world! Have ordered a bunch of those cheap Chinese dies. I think that makes you The Enabler, doesn't it ? :)
Have a good weekend away.

Zsuzsa Karoly-Smith said...

Haha, that would be funny to send all the trimmings but the cards! You've got quite a collection there - all nicely organized! I wouldn't want to stand behind you in the queue at the post office though LOL! Happy WOYWW and thanks for visiting already! zsuzsa #22

lilian said...

good luck with all that sorting,There seems a lot there,

Happy WOYWDW Lilian B #20

glitterandglue said...

Ooo-errr, Shaz. I think my little box of goodies to bring looks incredibly tiny compared with all your wonderful pile of stash and cards... I obviously need to add more to the pile!!! So glad the scans went ok - in the end! - trust the results will be good, too. No post from me this week as I am in charge tomorrow at Step Inside, our church Thursday café, so needed to get all the food organised, shopping done etc. Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday.
Take care. Travel safely,

Neet said...

Missed you this morning as I had to go out - blood test booked with a phlebotomist from the hospital at our surgery. I have always been glad of those ladies but this one went in 3 times and now my arm is bleeding a bit (because of Warfarin I know but normally does not bleed like this). You would think my monthly blood tests would be easy by now!
Nice to see you so organised for Saturday. Sad that I cannot go and if I had been going I would have asked you to please please lease give me a lesson on those Stampscapes you are so good at. Maybe one time.
Have a wonderful day with the girls, enjoy your stay with Jan and have a couple of cocktails for me.
Hugs, Neet 5 xx

Sharon Koole said...

Yikes! Lots of things to take with you. I hope you have a lot of fun. Take lots of pictures to share with the rest of us.

Have a great week
Sharon K #37

Anne L said...

Good morning Shaz. That is some list you have going on for yourself there and how fun it is going to be getting together at the crop with everyone. I have never been to a crop but sounds like such fun when friends go. Glad to hear your tests went well minus the find a vein game that seemed to be played. Lol. Saying a pray that the results come in with great news for you. Thanks for visiting me earlier and have a wonderful week. Hugs Always ~Anne L#2

StampinCarol said...

Looks like you're ready! I hope you get all accomplished you want! And wonderful test results (other than finding the vein)! Blessings!
Carol N #30

Sharon Madson said...

Yes, when I get ready to mail a card it takes me as long to stamp the inside and envelope as it did to make the card itself! I am trying to be better about it! Love how organized you are being. Oh, thank you for stopping by already! You are quick! I hardly posted my blog and you had commented! LOL Thank you! #40

Mi Schra said...

I just love to see everyones tidy spaces... and with all of your listings and so much to get accomplished I know for sure that things will go well!
MiSchra #6

Angela Radford said...

Hi Shaz, I do hope you have a great time at the crop, wish I could be there. You look as though you are packing to go for the week Lol! with all that stuff! You had better show us what you make when you get back. Thanks for the visit to mine and happy woyww, Angela x18

Lindart said...

Sounds like you are well prepared for the crop - except for one thing - chocolate!! Glad your tests are going well, Have a great time at the crop! Thanks for Sharing, Lindart #41

Kim said...

SO Jealous that you get together to crop! Some day I'll make it over and get to meet you for real! Good choice not to go complicated! LOL! Sounds like our stamp club meeting-sometimes I think I should have them move to the house.

Have a great weekend.
-K #43

Stacy Sheldon said...

oh YAY, it sounds like good visit to have behind you ( four people with needles) so, its great they gave you good news after. I am impressed you are so organized in advance of the crop. ( I never get anything done at one besides chatting haha) So have a good time & thanks for the earlier visit, ~Stacy #38

Diana Taylor said...

It looks like you'll be the most organised person at the crop by the look of it! I'm also a list maker - can't live life without them! Hope you have a great time at the crop - I wish I could get along and meet you all.
Diana x #24

Nikki C said...

WOW that's a lot of cards and yes LISTS are so important these days for myself too lol Have fun at the crop hugs Nikki 4

BJ said...

Don't think I'd ever be able to sort anything for a crop so I like your thinking. Have fun and thanks for visiting me BJ#33

MaryH said...

Looks very organized to me! I'm another who must make lists in an attempt to not forget things (and stay focused!). Am also in the same camp with the card inserts, as I don't make an insert until I'm ready to mail the card. Hence, at Christmas, a mad scramble to finish up the cards made all year and mail out timely. Your desk doesn't look untidy, just lots of organization of your 'schtuff'. TFS (and also becoming a new follower! I gave you a welcome shoutout with a link to your marvelous blog). Hugs

Ginny Maxam said...

I enjoyed reading your post and it made me realize How much I have missed going to crops! Hopefully this year after we move I will be able to again!! Love your packing shot!! Have a great week! Ginny M #17

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