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Wednesday, 25 September 2013

WOYWW 225


*sigh* a desk of mayhem.  Piles of stuff and no project on the go.  Hopefully it will be cleared off today and make way for something of use... hopefully.




Can I share a little word of advice, a 'top tip' if you like, with you?  I noticed some glue on the blades of my scissors.  I wiped it off with my thumb.  My top tip is don't do this, ever.  Ouchies!  And it's very  hard to craft with a plaster on your thumb.  What a wally am I!

Have a happy Wednesday!

Laura
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14 comments:

  1. I use emery board to get sticky stuff off my scissors.

    Hope your thumb soon heals.

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  2. Ouch! I haven't done it with scissors, but did it with my piercing tool trying to get rid of gunk and stabbed myself, and numerous cuts with my x-acto knife (late hubby used to hide it from me to keep me from hurting myself...). Lots of red ribbon there, and such a stash of washi! Thanks for the visit today!!

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  3. Looks like you are beginning to work on Christmas projects! Sorry about your thumb. :( ~ Laura #98 (Thanks for your visit. Not sure how to answer your question, "What are you like?!" Since there was a smiley, I know it was meant in jest.)

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    1. Most definitely in jest... it's good to know I'm not the only one who gets the days mixed up!! x

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  4. Ha ha I use Goo Gone.. it's great. Thanks for swinging by earlier and for the birthday wishes. Love that stack of ribbon on your desk...what have you been up to? Cx #32

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  5. Oh Laura you poor thing! I've done the same thing myself - don't you feel a fool afterwards? Hope you can get back to crafting soon. MMx #48

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  6. I always take the sticky bit off with my fingers, I rub and rub and rub, and then my skin gets all cut :( I never know how to take it off any other way, but will try the emery board tip ^^ above :) I see lots of lovely ribbon? Lx

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  7. Oh dear! I've done that wiped the edge of the scissors with my thumb bit. It was so bad I was afraid I'd need stitches. I love that big pile of red ribbon. I'm betting some fun things could be made with that.

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  8. Oh, poor you, Laura! You aren't the only fool who's ever done that with scissors and then felt like an idiot - an idiot in pain!! Happy WOYWW and thanks for coming by to visit me! Hopefully you'll heal quickly, clear off the desk, and have a crafty week! Darnell #22

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  9. Oouchh!...I've done that before!! :O

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  10. Oh yes - I did that.... more than once though !!! Doh !!! I know clean them with Acetone but have even cut myself through the cloth !! My friend says I can cut myself on a sheet of paper by just looking at it hahaha !! LoL

    HAPPY WOYWW 225

    IKE in Greece #75 xx

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  11. Ouch, that sounds like something I would do. Hope it is better now and you find something fun to craft.
    Have a great week.
    Von #41

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  12. Thanks for your kind words Laura. Sometimes I feel there is a pressure to create and some sort of 'shame' in putting it out there that you are experiencing a creative slump. Today is going better for me and I hope you and your thumb are having a good day too!

    ~Kate~

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  13. You have all my sympathy ... I tend to do dangerous things with my blade. Still makes me shiver when I think about the cut!
    Sandra @12

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