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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

"Prettying Up" My Studio.....Part 1

A few weeks ago, some bloggers got together and posted looks into their lovely art studios.
After looking at these spaces, I decided to straighten up and "pretty up" my studio as it was very messy and unattractive. In observing the other spaces, I decided one of the reasons I disliked my space was because it was so utilitarian with most of my items in plastic containers or boxes.
So I went to TJ Maxx and purchased 3 apothecary jars for $5.50 - $7.50 and away I went. I filled each jar with some of my items and added one of my handmade tags to 2 of the jars and voila', I had a much nicer space in which to create. It's certainly not perfect, but I like it soooo much better.
I will show more photos of this "prettying up" process on a future post.
Thanks for looking and I LOVE your comments!
(Please forgive the different colors and fonts used here......I'm technically challenged and can't figure why the font changes and the color of the type changes as I write. Any help would be appreciated.)




Two of the tags I made to make my studio more attractive

10 comments:

BailiwickDesigns said...

It's so much fun pretty-ing up a studio! I'll be doing that too, soon. The planning part is fun too! ::Jill

Southern Lady's Vintage said...

The apothecary jars look so pretty filled with all the ribbons, lace and spools, etc. And BailiwickDesigns.etsy.com pretty pin cushion looks right at home!! Great idea about the shoe rack to store those ribbons!

icandy... said...

Soooo lovely! I think you're space looks very pretty~ and inspiring!
Christina :)

TinyBear said...

Love those glass jars with the tags. It´s so pretty and I love all your lace too.
What a great idea with the shoe rack.

The Catnap Cottage said...

I love the jars and what you did with them! I want to get a large one to put my beach shells in. The over the door rack for your ribbon is a grand idea! You are one smart cookie! Looking good!!

starrynightimpressions said...

love it all! keeping everything where you can see it really helps with the creative muse, at least it does for me :)
blessings,
starrydeborah

Beach Vintage said...

Wow, love those jars. Everything looks so pretty behind glass. Thanks so much for stopping by Beach Vintage and leaving a comment.

Sandi said...

You did a great job pretty-ing up your studio! Love the jars and tags. Now you will never want to leave.:)
Blessings~

Bill said...

Hi Lenore,
You're doing a wonderful job with your studio beautification program! Looking forward to seeing more.

Thanks for stopping by earlier. I appreciate your visit and comment very much!

Bill

Jody said...

Great idea - almost inspired enough to finally get to work on my workspace...almost!