Monday, May 31, 2010

Studio Progress

Last week I wrote about how I am once again reorganizing the studio....well, here are a few pics of my progress. The funny thing (and by funny, I mean CRAZY) is, that I have changed this space around probably 7 or 8 times already!
I really like how it is turning out though. The organization is coming along nicely. I'm working on grouping likes with likes, and minimizing what I actually need to have out on a regular working basis. I'm really liking the brown paper. My desk says clean and inviting now!
Tim keeps walking through and commenting on how much more open it seems. I feel the same way and totally feel on the right track with this layout. After I get settled, then I will finish the walls and then finally...if dreams really do come true....replace the back door with a paned garden door! Im visualizing...I'm visualizing...
This is my relaxation area. It is actually a mission-style bench with an oversize ottoman pushed together, with lots of pillows. The leather ottoman was free from some neighbors who were moving. The bench was a great garage sale find for $40 down on Sanibel Island. I have no idea how we got it packed in the van with all of our vacation stuff and I have no idea how I convinced Tim that this was a good idea. This is what I mean when I say I have a husband who supports my creativity! This area gets great light and is perfect for reading and writing and napping with the dog. Kona gives his lick of approval!
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4 comments:

  1. Hi Shari, I found you on the Flying lessons list. I am also a florida girl and wanted to connect. Your work is beautiful and I am in LOVE with your studio space. The light and muted colors look really peaceful. I am in the process of moving and have been dreaming about what I will do to create a good workspace once we settle back in. Anyway, just wanted to say hi and maybe stay in touch. hope you are enjoying the class too!

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  2. Wow, seeing this REALLY made me miss you - it's so YOU. Love the relaxation area!!!

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  3. your creative space is beautiful and so inviting!!! love the colors and how cozy it looks! happy creating Shari.

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  4. Harmony, we'll definitely stay in touch through the Flying Lessons and beyond! Thanks Michelle, for you to say you love the colors of my studio is such a compliment, because of LOVE, Love all of your color choices! And Kim, ever since we reconnected, I've been missing you. I am so happy that you are a part of my life!

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Aloha friends! Thank you for stopping by and checking out my art!