Tuesday, September 24, 2013

WOYWW #225

Okay, first off, is it coincidence that WOYWW #225 is on The 25th? I think not. If you have no clue what I'm talking about, head on over to Julia Dunnit's blog for a long list of blogs we spend hours hopping to. Then for further explanation, go to her EXPLANATION page.

I'm squeaking this in on Tuesday night while I'm tweeting TheVoice for work. I'm trying not to work too  much while my MIL is visiting. Once I get started I forget to stop. LOL

Next on the list is the big REVEAL. Back on #223 I told everyone about the Surprise gifties I was making for members of our Paper Blogger Reunited (PBR) group. Five of our members were meeting up at ScrapFest in Mall of America. I couldn't go but I sent pressies for the other girls via member Maggie. So what did I send?


I took one of those $1 20-pic plastic photo albums then created the cover in PrintShop. I used a glitter mat from DCWV Glitter Pad. They'll have a brag album to remember their trip and pics of each of our members who made the trip.

Finally... my desk for this week. I have no place upstairs to work... aka the music promo/ writing stuff I do every day. The card table I might use is being used for our dining room table while Bob's mom and her husband visit for a couple more days. So everything is on my stamp table. 



You'll see a couple of things handy. I'm putting together a couple of Sympathy cards for her and have some images to stamp. Then it's back to working on my books. The first chapter of my Western Historical Romance, Jayson's Range, took 2nd in competition last weekend so I'm hoping to finish that novel and start putting it out the door soon. 

I should have a scrap project of sorts on the desk next week and back to regular blogging again soon.
Creative Blessings!

34 comments:

  1. Those albums are so lovely what a thoughtful gift! Good luck finishing your novel and well done on the 2nd place!
    Debxx #4

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    1. Hey Deb! thanks for stopping in and leaving good luck wishes. Creative Blessings!

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  2. That's a really cool gift. happy crafting #5

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    1. Thanks Regina! My but you made the list early LOL Creative Blessings!

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  3. Love the album you did for the girls! How sweet of you, and how special! Congratulations on your novel! You never cease to amaze me! :)
    Sharon
    #16 (your neighbor this week)

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    1. Hey girl! I saw you snuck in next to me this week. Hugs! Creative Dreams!

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  4. Hoo boy you're busy! Congrats on the novel! Didn't realize there were completions for writing. Cool! Lovely album pressie you made for the girls. Happy WOYWW! Nan G #7

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    1. Hey Nan! Yes, there are TONS of competitions for writing. This particular one was sponsored by our local chapter. Creative Blessings!

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  5. Great pic of the project you did for the friends. I am going to have to check out exactly where is "the middle of nowhere". Have a lovely week.
    Sandra @12

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    1. Hey Sandra. Look up Birch Tree MO.. You might even be able to search Bartlet MO. We live off an old logging road. Creative Blessings!

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  6. What a great gift for your blog buddies!! I know they loved these!

    Congratulations on your writing win!!

    Hope your Wednesday is absolutely wonderful!!

    Lynn #20

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    1. hey Lynn! Thanks for stopping and leaving love. Creative Blessings!

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  7. What a lovely gift and so kind of you to think of the others when you couldn't go yourself.

    Thanks for sharing and have a great week.

    Hugs Candace
    #36

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    1. Hi Candace! Thanks for stopping in. Creative Blessings!

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  8. Brilliant gift for your friends. You sound really busy with the visitors and the writing! Hugs. Pam#34

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    1. I stay busy. LOL Creative Blessings!

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  9. WOW, all too much for me to comprehend. Good luck with the novel. #51

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    1. Awww. Thanks for stopping in, Belinda. Creative Blessings!

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  10. Hi Kelly,

    The albums are so thoughtful! Your book title sounds interesting, especially since it's a western romance and I live in the southwest!

    Happy WOYWW
    Kay (25)

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    1. Hey Kay! the book is set at the beginning of the Chisolm Trail. I'll have to pay attention to where you are.

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  11. My life k! you are busy! tweeting for work and writing a prize winner! how marvellous.

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    1. don't get too excited, Julia LOL. I have to keep busy and everything is about 'creating'. Creative Blessings!

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  12. Thank you again Kelly for the album! I love the glitter paper you used. What a great idea. I plan on filling mine with lots of Scrapfest pix.

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  13. The album is a wonderful and thoughtful thing to do. Sorry to hear that all your work spaces are filled to the brim but it's good you are still getting time in to play and be creative.

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    1. Hey Princess! Thank you for stopping by. Let's just say I'm 'making' time to be creative. Hopefully I'm only a few weeks away from having everything put back in place.

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  14. Hi, I fixed the video link and added a close up pic. I forgot to put that pic in. Have a wonderful day. Hugs

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  15. Dear Kelly,
    so much to see and to enjoy here! Thank you for stopping by and leaving your lovely comment.
    Hugs
    Erika

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  16. Tweeting The Voice for work! That's intriguing! Congrats on the novel, maybe we'll see you on the best seller lists yet! Nice busy desk, hope you get your room back soon. Thanks for popping in.

    Hugs
    Brenda 1

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  17. Hi Kelly, I've been having difficulty getting round to everyone on WOYWW - just not enough hours in the day, so sorry for this rather late comment and thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving such a nice comment ! I am so happy for you coming 2nd with your novel. Good luck with all your writing adventures. You are creative in many different ways. What a pity you couldn't be with your friends for the Scrap Fest, but what a lovely gift you sent. Julie Ann xx #35

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  18. Hello Miss Kelly! I loved my album that you made!! Thank you again. I can't wait to get the pictures in it.

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  19. Good to hear from you, from one writer to another. I'm doing NaNoWriMo this year so my crafting will have to take a back seat for a bit. We need more time in the day right?!

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  20. Thanks so much for the album Kelly. They are really very cool and I can't wait to get pictures back to put in it. I sure hope that you'll be able to join us in a future trip.

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  21. Thank you to everyone popping in belatedly last week. I don't worry about WHEN you stop by, I'm just happy that you do. :-) Creative Blessings!

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