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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

WOYWW, 17th November 2010

Good morning all my fellow WOYWW- ers!

I must tell you this very unfortunate story that went on last night! Mr. Mojo was nagging me to make a card for the Daring Cardmakers challenge that is about remembrance and poppies. So I gave into his persuading and stamped a poppy image that wasn't very successful - I stamped it again and then seeing that there wasn't much difference started to do something with it - colored, sprayed with mica did some cutting and 3D sticking - nothing worked but Mr. Mojo was at me all evening "go on, go on do it!" so I gave up on that idea and started on a poppy paper flower - huh that took me ages fafing around with paper and clear embossing powder and well this was just to make this one little flower - no sign of a card yet so I said to Mr. Mojo - I am tired I have a headache and I am off to bed...that really made him angry so he stormed out of the room, slammed the door and off he went - probably spending the night with one of you girls - leaving me with a broken crafty heart! (sniff, sniff..) Ah men! 
I know he will be back as we do have this passionate relationship that has problems as all relationships do .....but to get to the point ( huh took me a while didn't it???) I have nothing to show you....
Here is a general view....

Here is the stamped image that didn't work....

and the sad poppy flower ......

If you look at the photo on the top you might spot a few new things - I now have 4 alcoholic inks! I have some new Martha Stewart glitter and a few other bits and bobs you should find yourself ha, ha....
Have to go now - will be back with you this evening....
Have a lovely day, enjoy your snooping!
Hugs to all of you...


  1. Your post has made me smile today. :-) Really hope Mr Mojo returns with his tail between his legs very soon. Happy crafting.
    A x

  2. Naughty Mr Mojo - hope he comes back soon. Love your desk though - lots of punches on show today!!

  3. been there, done that, had him leave me too =)

  4. Mr Mojo has not been my way. Iam so jealous of your lovely desk....I want to run away from mine.
    Sue xx 71

  5. Oh that naughty Mr Mojo - at first I read it as if he was your partner (excuse me I have a head cold). I have had problems with that self same stamp - have seen some great ideas using it but can I find them - NO!
    Have a good day today and hope he comes back with a vengeance. #69

  6. Hi ya hun
    fabulous post, i hope mr mojo returns, of course he could be out partying with mine! lol i think ya being a bit hard on yaself they look lovely to me,have great day, happy WOYWW, sue,x (29)

  7. oh really hope mr mo jo returns soon hun hugs cheryl xxx

  8. Loved your story... and now the lonely flower looks very poignant laying there on the dismal grey mat. Maybe it was meant to be... aaaah!
    JoZarty x

  9. Well i think the handmade flower is gorgeous .You should just try and use that im sure your mojo will come flooding back.Men who needs them...lol
    Happy wednesday
    hugs judex#41

  10. I would love to read your book 'cos you should write one. That made me laugh. (32)

  11. Very funny - Mr Mojo doesn't know how lucky he is but he will be back!!! Lol.

  12. hahhahaahhhhaa

    Alcoholic inks


    that is THE BEST typo

    I do hope you don't drink them Dolores...every one will see from your lips that you have been imbibing if you do...

    your poppies are lovely I know you were thinking deep red but the pale colour still looks lovely, hope you have persuaded Mr M to come back to you...


  13. What a lovely tidy desk you have but some very interesting looking items on there. Thanks for sharing your workspace with us. Best wishes, Kym xxx (WOYWW No 34)

  14. What a great post, I hope you and Mr Mojo have kissed and made up :)
    I love the handmade flower.

    Have a fab week...A.xx(2)

  15. your handnade flower would look good as a brooch i think, hope mr m is back later so you get your project done how you want it

  16. Loved your story, My Mojo is very fickle indeed! The hand made poppy flower is beautiful, I'm sure you could use it.

    Brenda 92

  17. LOL, thanks for sharing your relationship challenges. actually, i like the red poppy you made.
    Happy WOYWW from #20 this week!

  18. Perhaps there's a mojo convention somewhere. Mine upped and offed too when I was trying to do a poppy piece.


  19. Hehehe, lovely post, very funny :-) I like your poppy :-)
    Anne xx

  20. Ah yes, the Mojo men are fickle indeed! Strange though Cardarioan - that he didn't tell you that both the card and the poppy flower are gorgeous before he flounced out in a huff! Love em.

  21. Love your post hope your Mr Mojo has returned

  22. I thought I had visited you this week, but don't see my comment... I just love your cosy space and I loved your little story even more. I hope Mr Mojo returned and apologised for his absence!

  23. I left a post, but blogger said it couldn't find you. Hope it did.