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Category Archives: Studio

Spring Cleaning

If you’ve been talking to me lately, you know that I’ve been declaring this year as the year I’m conquering clutter.  I thought I’d tackle the Studio first to really … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beading and Quilling and Scrapbooking, Oh My!

Day 3 of our Studio Makeover:  Organizing my daughter’s craft stash! The good news about this day of organizing is that my daughter is doing it!  Woohoo!  As I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Newest Creative Faeries

Say “Hello” to the newest of my Creative Faeries! This year for Christmas my daughter made two more faeries to add to my collection. The blue faerie is a Scrapbook … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

2012 Studio Update

Since it’s the very last day of 2012, I thought I’d give you an update on our Studio makeover.  You know, I was hoping to finish our update by today … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pattern File Cabinet

Day 2 of our Studio Makeover:  Putting Patterns in Place After organizing my patterns I determined that I needed a two-drawer file cabinet.  I had three options which I talked … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Patterns Galore!

Day 1 of our Studio Makeover:  Organizing my pattern stash! I don’t have as many patterns as most sewers I know, but I still have too many to easily go … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Studio To Do List

Now that I’ve sewn a project on my new craft table, I’m very pleased.  The table is sturdy and holds up well to all the shaking that comes with using … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Craft Tables

Well, I finally decided on a table for the Arts Room.  I chose the Martha Stewart Living Craft Space Table.  I know, I know, …it’s not solid wood.  I just … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Progress in the Arts Room – or Not

I’ve been quiet for some time.  This design phase for the Arts room is soaking up lots of time.  (Not to mention homeschooling and my daughter’s Shakespeare production).  But, now … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Wood or Not?

So here’s a peek into my ongoing struggle: real wood furniture or MDF, particleboard, etc.  I’m really trying to eliminate MDF and particleboard from my house in lieu of real … Continue reading

March 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ideas Are Flying

For some reason today, I’m getting lots of ideas for the Arts Room.  Maybe they’ve been on the back burner long enough and finally simmered into something visible. For starters, … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

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