WOYWW 35: Inspiration Has No Seasons

Anna Griffin Die Cuts

The other night, while watching TV, I got an idea for making cards featuring floral die cuts. So, I went digging thru my stash until I found what I was looking for – several sheets of beautiful Anna Griffin die cuts that I’d been saving for a future play day! I started gathering supplies and put them in a project pouch until I have time to sit down and finish the project. And then I wondered – is it strange that I am pulling out my spring and summer florals while the rest of the crafting world is diving headlong into fall?

Now don’t get me wrong – I love flowers and will make my cards anyway. I am just curious. How many of you create by the seasons, and how many of you create whatever strikes your fancy, all year long?

Let Sleeping Cats Lie

This week I’m catching up on life tasks and trying to clear the ever-growing piles of stuff off of my desk, but there are some things a desk should never be cleared of – with lounging Legends at the top of that list! Today, my faithful Coon Cat is so tired, he didn’t even look up when the paparazzi came in to snap a shot! For the past several days, he has been following me every where I go – every time I wake up, he is right there looking over me! We were apart a few times this week – a rarity for him. Obviously, he did not think much of the separation!

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21 Responses to “WOYWW 35: Inspiration Has No Seasons”

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  1. nerllybird says:

    What a beautiful cat – mine likes my company, too, altho she's averse to a cuddle. I tend to make whatever I fancy, altho at the moment I'm trying to use up lots of 'summery' papers and get my summer photos scrapped before I accidentally delete them or something!

  2. Wipso says:

    Fab flower papers and I really love the snap of your cat. He looks like I feel today 🙂
    A x

  3. Jan says:

    Love your diecuts 🙂
    I really create what ever I feel like…but it just so happens that I love the colors of Fall and Halloween and Thanksgiving. After such a hot and humid Summer I'm looking forward to falling leaves, smiling pumpkins and cooler temps!!
    Have a beautiful day!

  4. Andrea - Wales, UK says:

    I'm a whatever takes my fancy crafter….Gorgeous pretty papers and your cat looks so comfy!!

    Have a great day….xx

  5. funfunfun says:

    Following from blog hop…love to have you follow back!

  6. Sue says:

    Hi ya
    lovely die cuts, aww thats one chilled out pussy cat,have great day, happy WOYWW, sue,x

  7. downrightcrafty says:

    oh I think I am definitely not seasonal, I do Xmas cards all year long 🙁 but do enjoy it. Love the cat again, fabulous photo
    thanks for the snoop
    Kate xx

  8. Bleubeard and Elizabeth says:

    I got confused where to post. I guess that you linked to the top post. What can I say? I see Legend is napping away in the sun. And I want to run my hands over those die cuts. They are super. I looked for your earlier, but see you waited to post. Yep, I stalked YOU this week. Happy WOYWW.

  9. Penni says:

    Love lounging Legend. Since my boys went to the cattery a few weeks ago they haven't left me alone much – I guess they missed their Mommy!!!!


  10. Carola Bartz says:

    I often create with the seasons since I'm teaching card making classes and they usually go with the seasons. However, if I feel like doing a winter card in summer, then I do it. Go with your inspiration, not with the calender!

  11. joey says:


    oooh Bless you ickle kitty so adorable! I dont know I think it maybe when the feeling takes me I make he cards, although the "ocd" part of me does prefer to make the right cards at the right time lol


  12. Rita says:

    Funny! Legend is getting worn out following you about. 😉
    Very pretty die cuts!

  13. Mr Monkey says:

    Hi I'm your new follower you from weds blog hop. You can find me at
    Mr Monkey

  14. butlersabroad says:

    Lovely, lounging kitty. How come we always see pictures of Legend, where's Tsunami hiding? Cards, hhm, I go with whatever I want to do most of the time unless there's an event coming up, like Christmas for instance.


    Oh, and happy belated birthday!

  15. Sarah says:

    A gorgeous photo of your Legend.
    I tend to go with the flow with my crafting, seasonality belongs in the garden

  16. Phree says:

    I craft whatever takes my fancy, but I do find in autumn being surrounded by the changing colours of leaves on trees etc kind leads me into that sort of colour palette. Thanks for the snoop round, hope you had a good WOYWW day.

  17. Terry @ La Bella Vie says:

    Awe how cute is this guy! I too love having my sweet kitties hanging out with me when I'm home.
    Glad you are in for the GIVE AWAY!
    I am now following you too…(I think) blogger sort of did a hiccup when I signed in so not to sure now but it looks like I am:)

  18. Betty Manousos @ CUT AND DRY says:

    New follower from Boost MBF!

    Love to have you follow back!

    Happy Friday!


  19. Spyder says:

    I think I'll come back as a cat! they sleep all day!Have a great woyww

  20. Morti says:

    Oh, I didn't realise Legend was a Maine Coon – it's hard to tell his size cos there's nothing to compare with, not properly! We need a pic of someone holding him…..

  21. Julia Dunnit says:

    FLowers are such a perennial favourite with everyone – you've probably picked summer blooms as an attempt to extend the season..I know I would! I'm late enough to have read you other posts this week too – my that cake looks fab.

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