WOYWW 44: What’s Legend Watching?

Legend, My Crafty Coon, Faithfully Supervising My Work

Today it’s time for another edition of What’s On Your Workspace Wednesday, and the question on everyone’s mind is: What is Legend watching so intently on my desk?

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Adds Visual Interest To Your Projects

It appears he’s amazed to see so much paper crafting happening in The Paper Palace after October’s lull! My motivation? I’m participating in Creative Every Day’s Art Every Day Month Challenge – and it would be fabulous if you joined me too!

Here are a few of the projects I’ll be working on this month.

Be Yourself – My First Altered Torso Tag

Back in August, I created my first Altered Torso Tag and loved it – so much so, I’ve been wanting to design with these pieces ever since!

Stretch Your Cardstock By Thinking Before You Cut!

So, I spent Sunday afternoon cutting torsos out of the 3 x 6 strips of Bazzill Bling Paper you see above. I positioned the free Mirkwood Designs template at the bottom of the paper and cut equal sized strips out of the remaining scraps of paper. If you’re wondering what that is about…

Transparencies Are Clearly A Creative Crafting Choice

I’m kicking off the week with a little challenge I created for myself. Yesterday I took four of the strips, sketched a card layout, and added a few items (flowers, ribbon, transparencies, and embellishments) – to create a bright and cheery celebration card. Today I used the same layout and embellishments to create a very elegant baby card – click here to see the card and the tutorial that goes with it!

Which Colors Will I Choose For My Next Card?

I’ll also be posting the first of my Altered Torsos shortly. The design of this torso was influenced by Gingersnap Creation’s Focused On Fabrics theme of the month!

Now, if all of these ideas – or all of your blog hopping – has made you hungry, be sure to check out my Blueberry Buckle recipe before you go!

And, be sure to stop by Friday when I’ll be sharing some fabulous Tsunami photos for Furry First Fridays – an awesome place to feature your fur angels!

Want to see what other creative souls around the globe are working on today? Julia’s Stamping Ground is the place where to be every Wednesday to get your WOYWW-on!

Have a wonderful week everyone – I can’t wait to read your comments and to visit your blogs this week!

65 Responses to “WOYWW 44: What’s Legend Watching?”

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  1. Candace says:

    Love the torso tag you have made. Aren't cats great entertainment!

    Enjoy your day and thanks for sharing

    Candace
    #10

  2. Chrissie says:

    Your kitty does look engrossed… what a beautiful set of eyes he has!
    Great torso tag too!
    Chrissie

  3. Bleubeard and Elizabeth says:

    Wow, I love these torsos. They are so colorful. I need to join that craft challenge, but have several things going right now, including several swaps. I may pop over and see what I need to do, since I'm all signed up for it.

    I can't believe I beat you this morning. Legend is really intent. Bleubeard is asleep. Go figure!!! Happy WOYWW from #1.

  4. Cheryl says:

    oh loving those torso,s hun great colurs and design on them too hugs cheryl xxxx

  5. Christine says:

    Legend is truly attentive and stunning, not surprising when you're doing so much crafting – love those torsos, fab idea 🙂 Christine #7

  6. Sue says:

    Hi ya
    aww gorgeous kitty, great altered torso, have great day, happy WPYWW, sue,(17)x

  7. The Taming of the Glue says:

    Wow…how organised is that!! My idea of setting myself a challenge is to finish a whole project!!!

  8. akilli melek says:

    How gorgeous is that cat! I like the idea of altering a paper torso, thanks for the link. On a diet so will avoid your recipie for the moment, lol. Will def pop by tomorrow for your card & tutorial. caroline #16

  9. Mandi says:

    Love your cat, adorable!
    That torso looks FAB

    Thanks for sharing your space
    Happy WOYWW
    mandi xx

  10. Helen says:

    Love the altered torso, have fun with the rest.

  11. Jo Davies says:

    Hey, just joining WOYWW for the first time, I do love your torso tags they are so elegant and pretty!

    Your cat is just adorable is he watching you cutting out the torso's I know my cat watches me and then wants the scraps to play with!

    Hugs Jo xx

  12. Kym's Crafty Cards says:

    Legend is certainly intrigued and must be a lovely companion for you when you are crafting. What a gorgeous torso tag. Thanks for sharing your workspace. Best wishes, Kym xxx (WOYWW No 36)

  13. Nicks says:

    Gorgeous stuff going on on your desk but an even more gorgeous Cat!

  14. Penni says:

    WOW !! Legend looks to be really concentrating !!!

    Hugs
    Penni
    X

  15. Ciara says:

    Wow, how organised are you? I generally just make it up as I go along!!

    Loving how inquisitive Legend is 🙂

    Ciara
    xx

  16. Jennie says:

    Looks like a lot going on in your place, sorry palace! lol
    Thank you for showing xx

  17. Morti says:

    I know Mirkwood Designs' templates – they're a fab site! Looking forward to seeing more of your work….

  18. Cardarian says:

    I see you are a very organised crafter – which I will never be! It is all on the spur of the moment with me but you are right – one could save a lot of paper if you thought what you are doing before you are doing anything!
    Loved your post!
    Hugs,
    Cardarian

  19. Wipso says:

    Wow you are industrious this week. Look forward to seeing what you do with it all.
    A x

  20. Doone says:

    there are not many things more beautiful than the human form – can't wait to see how you alter those torsos

  21. Rachel says:

    All that paper! I want it. I love it. Can I come and play? Good luck with your torsos.

    cheers,
    rachel #34

  22. Jules says:

    Legend is gorgeous! I have a cat on my desk this week as well 😀 Good luck with your art every day challenge – I wish I had the time to join in! (69)

  23. Susan Allan says:

    I like Bazzill products, but I like your cat even better. Good luck with the torsos!
    Sue xx 73

  24. Karen @ Barefoot in Portland says:

    Visiting from Wobble Over Wednesday! I am a new follower! I love your blog and your cat is beautiful! Can't wait to read more from you.

    Karen @ http://barefootinportland.blogspot.com

  25. Theresa says:

    Very Cool Project! Will have to check out your other links soon!
    (#78)

  26. Alix says:

    oooh and what a legend he is!
    love the altered art going on there :0)

  27. Scrapcat 1 says:

    it all looks rather fabulous to me, have fun!

  28. Hels Sheridan says:

    Gorgeous projects and an even more gorgeous Legend… he is so beautiful :O))

  29. Rachael says:

    All those paper goodies look delicious!
    Have a good day 🙂
    Rach xx

  30. SueH says:

    What a beautiful boy you have there, he’s watching you so intensely as you craft.

    BoJangles does that too and is at present covered in lots of lovely sparkles from the Pee Wee Glitter that I’ve been using this morning, Lol.
    Sue
    x

  31. peggy aplSEEDS says:

    Legend is truly a magnificent cat! your torso tag is great. looks like a lot of fun to do.

  32. Loopylou!! says:

    oooh i love that altered torso!! and legend definately looks very busy guarding all that yummy crafty goodness!!! hugs Lou x

  33. karen says:

    The torso tag is great! A piece of art everyday?! That is a fabulous idea! Hmmm…could I do it? Thanks for the link, I will check into it!
    And Legend is beeeeyoootiful!

  34. Frugal Couponing Mommy says:

    You have some really nice craft ideas. I am a new follower via welcome wednesday blog hop. Come check my site out at http://www.frugalcouponingmommy3.blogspot.com

  35. Penny says:

    I'm your newest follower from iFellowship! I have several scrapbooking, stamping friends – your blog is just adorable!!!

    I wish I was this crafty and had the spare moments for projects like these!

    Thanks for linking up with us today! I know many women here are going to LOVE your blog!

    If you have a chance – come see me too – over at Living Above Ministries.

    Have a great Wednesday!
    pen

  36. bosenberries says:

    torso tags are super cool! Off to read the recipe! Robin

  37. Carolynne says:

    Love the tag, your cat is the double of mine but maybe the tiniest shade lighter, she is gorgeous

    xx

  38. Rhonda says:

    Legend is clearly supervising all the goings on! Your torso tags are very unique. Thanks for all the helpful hints!

  39. Julia Dunnit says:

    Love the torso shape – great things are happening at your desk! Ooh and Bling….can only be a good thing. And up next – I'd say you've done the pinks already, so now you're going to go monotone on the grey.Sound confident, huh!!

  40. Bella says:

    What a gorgeous cat you have! And I love your torso tags project – it looks like fun.

  41. Bobbi Lewin says:

    What a great cat! Your torso tag is sweet; you've made me want to go play with paper now, and eat blueberry buckle – I haven't had that is years!

  42. Elizabeth says:

    The torso project is fab and your cat is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing. Elizabeth #98

  43. JJ says:

    One of your newest followers! Would love to have you follow back. Thank you.

    The Disconnected Writer
    http://thedisconnectedwriter.blogspot.com/

  44. Kalyber says:

    love the template. Looks like you've got a lot of fun crafting ahead.

  45. momof2 says:

    Very cool on the art every day! I miss having a cat.

    New to following you through the To the Top Tuesday.

    Danielle
    http://bizformomsonline.blogspot.com/

  46. Spyder says:

    All that lovely paper…. I need it!! Love the torso tag, great idea..Happy WoyWW

    ((Lyn))

  47. Linda C says:

    Great torso tag. Beautiful colors to work with too! Linda C #67

  48. Leah says:

    Love that torso tag! And the kitty of course. 🙂

  49. Krafty Kat says:

    Love the torso tag! Found you at the Paisley Passions blog hop, now following! Pls stop by & check out mine, would love to have you!

  50. Grace Matthews says:

    You have a beautiful kitty and a beautiful blog.

    Fellow blog hopper 🙂

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