Wednesday, 26 February 2014


Hi all :)

Happy What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday!  

Yes it's that time for a blog hop...take a look at Julia Dunnit's blog to discover more about this fabulous opportunity to have a nosey round other peoples' desks...

Here's a peek at my desk area:

To the left is a Decopatch project I'm working on for a friend's birthday present.  As you can see, I'm half way through covering my HOME letters.  Having coated the papier mache letters with Gesso/white acrylic paint, i then glued on an assortment of torn papers using Decopatch Glossy Glue. I painted over the letters with Ultra matte Finishes Sealing Varnish No.3.

On the right of this is a New Home card surrounded by some of the materials and tools i used.  Here's a closer view of the card:
Beyond this card is my new Awesome Auntie mug and coaster which i received for my 40th birthday.  You might just be able to make out the scattering of '40' confetti which I am still finding 10 days later!!  Behind the mugs are 2 gorgeous handmade birthday cards that i was thrilled to receive.  There's no escaping my new era!  One card from my cats said 'You're not're just 21 with 19 years of experience'!!!  Another said '40 & still a bit naughty'!!!  I also loved the card that said quite simply 'Keep calm and just lie about your age'!!!

I was completely spoilt and had a fantastic day brimming with surprises :) 
I absolutely loved my birthday cake which was designed with the theme of 'My Favourite Things':
Thank you Anushka Rampling for making this glorious cake for me.  I didn't want to cut into it, too beautiful and special! But i can confirm that it tastes delicious!!

Thanks for taking the time to have a look at my desk.  Your comments are really appreciated.  Looking forward to hopping round your inspiring desks :) 

Happy crafting :)

Angela, Angelgreetings xx


  1. Happy Belated Birthday!! Glad you had a good time and some lovely cards and prezzies. That cake is amazing! People are so clever aren't they?
    Hugs, LLJ 43 xx

  2. WOW! That is quite a cake - you lucky lady :) I remember all those years ago, my hubby and kids baked a large 4 cake and a 0, so I had 2for1!
    In April it's the big 5-0, so I wonder...
    Have a happy WOYWW :)
    no. 35

  3. What an amazing cake, happy birthday!. Gorgeous card too!

  4. Super cake, I'm loving your lamp too, I have lamp envy this week due to my Ottlite breaking. New one on the way! Take care & enjoy your day. Zo xx 67

  5. Your desk is so..... empty and neat.... compared to mine! LOL! Gorgeous birthday cake!! Happy WOYWW!
    Carol N #81

  6. What a stunning cake, we can see why you wouldn't want to cut into it. Happy belated birthday and thank you for visiting the bears already. :)

  7. Happy belated Birthday and I agree a fabulous cake. Sweet card and project HOME. Thanks for sharing. Be well and stay warm ~ Carole 101

  8. Happy Birthday - fabulous cake! Thanks for visiting me earlier. I ADORE that embossing folder, good job we are not craft buddies, as I would be 'borrowing' it from you LOL. Cx #28

  9. You have some sweet projects happening, and that cake is amazing! A happy late birthday to you, Angela!

    Thank you for stopping by this woyww,
    #20ish this week with
    Jedi mind tricks

  10. your cake looks amazing, hope you had a lovely birthday. and the HOME decor is a brilliant idea, looks fab so far! Lx

  11. What an awesome cake! And don't worry - 40 is just a number. :-)
    April #20

  12. what a brilliant cake i wouldnt have wanted to cut it either. A Happy belated birthday and dont worry about being 40 you're just a baby yet. What a lovely bright room you have to work in too.
    Gill xx 41

  13. Wow that's a fab cake!! I turned 40 recently too and its a great escuse for a party and lots of treats ;-)) #51

  14. Belated Happy Birthday, and what a fabulous cake! Love the HOME project, they look really good. New link at #102, as my first one linked to last week. Have a great week, Hugs, Shaz XX

  15. Looks like you've had a fab birthday, many happy returns, and welcome to the empowering forties! I had to look twice at the letters....erm, me Ho....hmmm.!!!