Wednesday, 20 April 2016

What's on my workdesk today

I don't know where to start telling you what I've been upto since last week but if you have a look back to yesterdays postings you will get the gist of what a fabulous time I've had and its all led to what's going on today.
I'm decorating my workroom because I've got a lovely new cabinet
and I've moved things around
 
So I decided to put up my Ruth Zanoni Roskell stitched ladies
and I have drawn frames around some of them.
 You see this one. Ruth sent me this for my 60th birthday last August.
It's me. I love it.
Here's some of the others on my wall of stitched ladies
  Ruth lives in Lancaster and is prolific with her stitching.
 Her work can be found in a local gallery to me Cloud Nine at Bacup Lancashire.
 I did manage to make this little brooch in between 
daubing paint on the walls Banksy style.
Hope you have all as as good a week as me.
Next trip out is Vintage Weekend at York Racecourse.
But first up is some deskhopping over at Mrs D's place




24 comments:

  1. WOW that's some brilliant decorating. BJ was #4, then #16, finally #17 but could end up as #15 if my incorrect links are removed - what am I like!

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  2. The stitched ladies look great in their rightful place on your wall! Well done you for making your room look really inviting 💖💖💖
    Hugs, LLJ 14 xx

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  3. Oh wow everything in your room looks stunning and those stitched ladies are super sweet. But the piece that really caught my eye is the cabinet.... stunning.
    sandra de @11

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  4. Oh wow that looks awesome!! I love those ladies, they are great - what a fantastic idea!!Happy Wednesday, Cindy #29

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  5. Lynn, I love your decorating, especially that pink flower, so beautiful, and sorry I don't have a stamp of a kitchen chair!!! don't actually do much stamping at all.
    Chris #22

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  6. Wow.. very brave to draw straight on to your wall.. its awesome. Elaine no. 24

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  7. No way would I draw on my wall. I would have an awful mess for sure. Love the look of the ladies all around! Well done. Glenda #37

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  8. I'm doing a lunchtime whizz round all my fav blogs having had a busy morning shortening trousers and a very posh long dress in the sunshine.....what more could a girl wish for?
    It looks like you've had a really fab week Lynn. Love the painting and all the fab things you've been making.
    Hugs,
    Annie x # 15

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  9. Your stitched ladies are absolutely beautiful. What fun to be painting on your wall. Your flower looks lovely. Barbx #26

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  10. Oh yes - I remember those lovely days out at York racecourse - hope it's bathed in Spring sunshine and all the daffodils are still in bloom round the city! x Jo

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  11. Your decorating looks great. Wish I could paint well enough to paint anything on the walls of my room! Love the stitched ladies. Truly wonderful.

    Have a great week
    Sharon K #49

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  12. Love how you decorated your wall! Such lovely items, especially the flower you painted. My husband would go berserk if I painted directly on the wall! The girly portraits are awesome too. Have a great week! zsuzsa #36

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  13. Those ladies are beauties, I want her maxi dress! xxx

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  14. Those stitched ladies are wonderful, and I love your new cabinet! xxx

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  15. oh, love the stitched ladies!! Helen #1

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  16. Whgat a beautiful cabinet! Very posh. It's so nice to have something new and rearrange the room. It feel all new.
    I love your stitched ladies. (and the drawn frames).
    I also read your previous blogpost with the 'book' journals. Looks like you had a great time.
    Thanks for visiting yesterday and earlier,
    Have a good week,
    Lisca

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  17. Love the decorating, make for a wonderful whimsy wall. We have much cooler weather now so its more comfortable which is a godsend, its been a hot horrid summer this year
    Bridget #2

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  18. What a fab idea to use the walls for artwork in this way. Love the idea of the frames you have given to your pictures - great and the one of you is a treasure.
    Bacup holds so many memories of happy times when I was a child and went to school there.
    Hugs, Neet xx (thanks for visiting me yesterday - I was out most of the day so just on here now)

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  19. I am loving your room - what a fab idea painting directly on to the walls. Your stitched ladies are so lovely and look gorgeous collected around the wall like that - you stylish lady!

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  20. I want to sit in your studio, curled up with a cup of tea, and watch you make your lovely treasures. sigh. The new cabinet is... I want it!! xx

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  21. Wow Lynn, you've been so busy, the cabinet looks fab and your artwork is beautiful xxx

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