Category Archives: my studio

Vintage French Wine Rack

  Make note of the small words their language…they go well with the next photo.  Seventeen year old son comes into the sanctuary {aka: my studio}. Very pleased to see that he notices the newest addition to the place.  When I mention that I've named … Continue reading

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Where Bloggers Create, Part II

  I warned ya'll that there might be a few follow-ups to the original tour…was having voo-coo computer issues on my first attempt. Most of my computer issues tend to fall within the realm of  "not the brightest bulb when it comes to technical stuff"…{{{sigh}}} Not sure … Continue reading

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Where Bloggers Create Party

Don't ya just git giddy when something you've wished for, waited on, dreamed of, but mostly WORKED HARD FOR, !!!finally!!! happens? For most of my "creative life" which now spans decades, my creative space and supplies were scattered throughout our home in closets, … Continue reading

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Collecting Time…

  Spent some good hours over the weekend in my room above the garage, otherwise known as my art studio. Sifting, getting distracted, sorting, getting distracted, pitching, but determined to bring some organization to this disorganized space. As I was doing so, I couldn't help but think how … Continue reading

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Giveaway Winner and Where Women {collect} Want to Create

I'm still plugging away in "my room" which is the bonus room over our garage. Dragging boxes from the basement and sorting through my stuff. As someone who has collected and crafted for over two decades the stash I've accumulated … Continue reading

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Living with a Perfectionist

 Or in my case, he is ME!  More often than I care to admit I allow myself to let that horrible imperfection of perfectionism to stand in my way of JUST DOING IT.  He is a rotten fella to have in your inner circle, let … Continue reading

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Welcome to another week of PINK SATURDAY.  Once again, I'm giving you a peek into my "a-work-in-progress" studio. Today's post will feature one of the alcoves I've been filling with little treasures and inspiration.  Here's a quick look at the area with … Continue reading

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The Last Time, I HOPE!

Welcome to Pink Saturday! Thank you for taking the time to visit.  Today we are  back in my studio. Slowly, but surely, the work continues of painting furniture, unpacking boxes, organizing  supplies.  I can't wait to have it all finished so I can spend time doing … Continue reading

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  Twelve dollars. I never pay twelve dollars for an old vintage clock. Especially one that doesn't work, mind you. But this one? I believe it was Katherine Hepburn who once said, "If you follow all the rules, you'll miss … Continue reading

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Today was a new beginning of sorts. Another major change in my life. After nearly four years of working from home, today my DH drove to an office…in a big building just outside of downtown Atlanta. I knew it was … Continue reading

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