WOYWW#189 and Palm Trees in February

It's WOYWW#189 time!  The world wide blog hop that starts Here: http://stamping-ground.blogspot.com/ on Julia Dunnits terrific blog!  Grab a cuppa and join in!

Today I have been busy getting ready for a swap on Saturday, the regular crew of stamping friends, this time we are getting together to swap card kits and make kits for troops.  I enjoyed making that trifold card so much earlier, I decided to make 15 kits of these for the swap and another 20 for my card stash.

For the card Kits I will bring and assortment of saying and images along with coordinating ink pads.  For my stash I will file them and then pull them as they are needed and use the appropriate sentiments/images.  With having the bases made I can personalize the cards very quickly. 
This batch required a lot of cutting and scoring and folding, but I really like the results!                         I started this earlier in the day
It must have been overwhelming for my staff:
Tink just couldn't take it any more.
After all that cutting I decided to get my solid colored card stock under control:
I went through my solid and put them all in this file folder.  I will only keep what fits in this folder, the rest go in a big box that goes to another stamping friend for her use .  Designer prints go in this :
and that gets emptied about every six months, if I haven't used it in that time, I'm not going to and those scraps go to the same friend.  I do however use most my scraps, I make a LOT of cards!
The last project that I am still working on is transfering this years information onto a new calander, I am trying to combine books of brithdays and anniverseries onto a calendar.
I couldn't help but sigh when I saw the next months photo, Palm Trees and Ocean!!  I would love to be there!!  Out side it is starting to snow and then I will be shoveling with Steve
But is is good, I will come into a warm and happy home and that is better by far than palm trees and oceans, of course being there with Steve kicking sand would be nice too! Contentment is a great thing, it turns the everyday into it's own form heaven here on earth.
Thanks for stopping by, have a wonderful week!
Ginny M


okienurse said…
WOW so organized! I love all the ready made card blanks. I need to do something like that! Poor Tink he looks totally worn down! Have a great week. Vickie #43
MrsC.x said…
cor your getting really organised!

Happy WOYWW Mrs.C #46 {i think?!}
House of Bears said…
We did lots of cards for charity last year and really enjoyed them. Your kits look great. Poor puss looks overworked though!

From the bears @#86 this week
Ria Gall said…
You have been busy and your poor cat is worn out. I like your storage ideas.
Ria #114
Julia Dunnit said…
Hugely impressive with all the cutting and scoring and kitting. The whole idea with your chums is so great, fun and a really wonderful outcome for the troops..very satisfying.
Gibby Frogett said…
Thanks for showing your workspace.. great photos..love your card blanks. You have fabulous organisation too..must finish sorting mine out.. Gill x
Lindsay Weirich said…
I think as far as a cat is concerened YOU are the staff LOL! Happy WOYWW! Lindsay #101
Queenie Jeannie said…
Oh dear! You tired out your CAT-sistant, lol! How smart to have lots of base cards all made up. I'm happy that you make cards for the troops too - I do as well!

Happy Crafting!
Jeannie #47
Lori said…
I need the palm trees and ocean too!!!

Love all your cards. Great job.

Sorry I am a day late. Fighting the nasty flu.
Lori #84
Nicky said…
Love your cards - I too have a calender that waiting for all the bit to written on it - hopefully I will get they before too many months have passed lol – I have not shared my desk this week as am busy looking after my friends cattery but am enjoying looking at everyone else craftiness – Have a great week
ah what fun you have had ad will have, praying for you today.. and thanking God for your cards.. am going to post yours on next weeks WOYWW post, lovely work God bless, Shaz in oz.x
Craftychris said…
Your card bases are brilliant - what a fab idea! You have worked so hard on them.. You are so organised too - I wish I was! Tink is very cute. have a good weekend xx #126
die amelie said…
Nearly overwhelming this is for me too :))

Gorgeous cards (and sooo many of them)!
Have a wonderful weekend!

die amelie from workdesk #49

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