Friday, September 5, 2008

New Studio

Here are a few photos of my new studio/office. Its small, and somewhat cramped (especially right now because there are still more art supplied to find proper put-away places for), but it makes me so happy! I have a window that opens to the back yard and our neighbors' terrific sunflower garden, I have a closet, and best of all, the room has a proper ceiling* and is right off the dining room. It feels real.

It is a bit small, and it does double as a guest room, but I have put that to my advantage, using a stack of twin mattresses for a table. I think its a rather ingenious solution, thank you! They can be spread out for a makeshift guest bed (takes up the whole entire room!), and when they are stacked they are the perfect height!

And the walls still need that coat of white paint. That will feel good.

My cds are in here because they are too embarrassing to have out in public (mid 90's alt-rock hits anyone? Remember the Calling?)

And yes, I already need to tidy! That's what having a studio is all about though: it's totally being used. So much in the works already.

*I have read that ceiling height has been linked with creativity, with higher ceilings being more inspirational. At my old house, my studio was spread out over the upstairs, and I really do think the low, slanted, dormer ceilings were somewhat a stifling. So a proper, square ceiling has been my dream for quite some time. And it came true! How lucky am I?!

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At September 9, 2008 at 10:36 AM , Blogger ::::Lula Boutique:::: said...

It looks great!!!! How nice it is to have your own studio to be creative in and make whatever your heart desires!!! BTW..We have the same computer (MacBook right?) Love it! Have fun creating in there...

Cheers! :)

At September 9, 2008 at 5:59 PM , Blogger lhansen said...

Excellent studio space....I only wish mine looked half as organized.
That is my one day have an organized, yeah.


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