Sunday 14 October 2012

WOYWW crop - what a blast we had!

My head is still spinning after yesterday's fabulous WOYWW crop. Squeals of delight, loads of hugs, laughter, chatter, fabulous food...........oh, and some crafting too :) What a brilliant day Julia and Jan had organised for us - thank you so much ladies.

I took very few photos, and those I did take are absolute rubbish but I'll keep an eye open for others and then might blatantly pinch more at a future date.

Of course I got to finally meet our own Playground mischief maker - Hettie, aka Sam. She's every bit as full of fun as expected - but I just bet you didn't know she's also a flipping magician. I thought I'd taken a fair bit of stuff but Sam surely had the record for the day and seemed to just keep whipping different stuff out to play with - and one bag didn't even make it from her car into the village hall:
And THIS is only the floor to the side of where Sam was working, trust me, the table top was also pretty full :)
And if the table top is full, you just decamp to the floor of course :)

That's Sam to the left trying out a new TH  die, brought along by Helen for her to play with.

Today I feel shattered - and a bit deflated of course. A brilliant day and so lovely to meet so many WOYWWers.

Sigh, Sam brought (I totally kid you not) paint charts for the Playground's tree house so I guess that's on the agenda for today - once I finish unpacking my stuff!



  1. Glad you had a great time Di, it's always nice to finally meet people that you've only had dealings with in blogland.

    Showed the photo of all Sam's stuff to hubby, so that should stop him complaining about my tiny amount of crafting goodies under our bed lol.

    Have a relaxing day and enjoy your memories of yesterday xx

  2. I thought you said you would not be publishing photos of fibbed!
    It was a fantastic day and one to talk about for a long while....
    The evening was fab having a wee dram with Morti, Delores, Jan, Donna, Jozarty, and was quite a giggle!!
    Hugs to you. Look forward the next one!
    Hugs Hettie

    PS I dunno, she gets everywhere!!! Thanks for coming - it was such a fab day. I so enjoyed meeting everyone. Gonna put my feet up today. Have fun with the paint charts. I rather fancy a combination of chartreuse and heliotrope myself, though Sam assures that Distressed Damsel is the one to go for... :)
    Hugs, LLJ xx

  3. Ohhhh I am totally green with envy. I would so love to have been there with you all. Really thrilled you all had a great day....I didn't expect anything else :-) So many lovely people all in one room is a recipe for fun.
    Big hugs,
    A x

  4. So glad you shared. It is 2:40 am here...couldn't sleep and wandered out to see if anyone had posted aobut the crop! Yay!
    Thanks for the phtots! What fun you all must have had!

  5. Just knew you would all have a great time. Sorry you feel deflated today Di . . . but tis often the way after such a lot of excitement.

    Big hugs
    Sarn xxx

  6. PS: That was Sam travelling light! You wanna see what she takes if she's doing some SERIOUS crafting! LOL! xxx

  7. It was fun and it was friendly. I missed so much and was involved in so much...! Yeah, am horrified to think of the number of 'candid' photos out there now!!!
    see you soon, huh?!!

  8. Looks like a lot of fun was had and my that is a lot of bags. Wish I could have made it, but alas I am stuck in Florida craft shopping lol hopefully there will be another one. Oh and I think the treehouse should be pink in honour of the head mistresses fav colour. Hugs, Amanda x

  9. Sounds like a great day was had by all - well done girls!! x Jo

  10. Oh what a day we had! I'm going to post about it later after I've done my DT project that needs to be done today. I have some fab pics including a nice one of me and you! Feel free to pinch any you want of mine once they are up. Take care Zo xx

  11. I was bugging Julia on FB last night for all the details but she was too tired to say much!!! Looks like Sam was planning on moving in to the hall there, and Helen on the floor!! There's a surprise, lol. Can't wait to see more, off to see if Zo posted.


  12. Sounds a great time was had by all... going for a snoop to find more pics... hope you recover from the day soon... Hugs May x x x

  13. I knew you'd all have a brilliant time, I'm very green with envy and so sad I couldn't be there. We NEED lots more photos, I shall be keeping my eyes open.
    Hugs Lisax

  14. Sounds like you had a wonderful time!!! I was thinking of you yesterday.

    Poppy is settling in fine. She's been a bit stressed but is slowly allowing me some time with her. She's sitting on my shoulder right now, as a matter of fact!


  15. Thank you for the quick feedback, Di, shattered though you were! Those of us who were dying to be there appreciate hearing all about it and seeing the photos. I'm not the least surprised that everyone had a total blast off!! It will be fun seeing your future posts and those of others. But today, take a teasy and two!! Hugs!

  16. I would love to have had a ferret through that stash!!

    Hugs Sue Pxxx

  17. Sounds like you all had a great deal of fun. Maybe next year I will be able to go. Sigh!! Hugs Mrs A.

  18. I notice Di hasn't shown you what was on the table.....not a great deal other than strips of punchings and the book I was working on! And the red bag is my Radley handbag!!
    I like the fact that you caught me with my glasses in their usual position....on my head! Hee Hee!
    Fab meeting up and we must do it again with our Buddy this time!

  19. Hi Di, Sounds like you have a blast!! x

  20. So glad that you had a fabulous day
    looks like Hettie took everything but the kitchen sink lol.

    Kath x

  21. oh Di... How I would have loved to have gone... hopefully I may be up for the next one.

    It sounds like you had a fabulous time, and who would have expected anything else? I a shade of green right now!

    I love how Hels ended up on the floor, bless her - however, not her usual carpeted workspace eh?

    I'm going to visit some of the others to see if they have posted. Also, I'm a bit out of the loop with some things so going to see what this paint chart talk is all about!

    Tis funny seeing someone with all that stuff for just a few hours - but I may have done the same myself - being indesisive as I am!

    Big hugs

    Paula x xx

  22. I'm having a great time reading up on the WOYWW crop ... looks as though you all had a fabulous time getting to know each other. I think I'd be like Sam and bring everything but the kitchen sink which, by the way, I think I spotted in her stuff somewhere :) Needless to say, I'm sooooo disappointed I couldn't be there too!!! There's a really good pic of you out there in blogland - I think it might be in LLJ's post. Oh, and was there a pink chip on the paint charts by any chance? Hugs, Elizabeth xx

  23. It was great to meet, and have such fun - and even better to relive it in all these photos!


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