Friday, July 15, 2011
Where Bloggers Create 2011.....
Today is the 3rd annual 'Where Bloggers Create' blog party hosted by My Desert Cottage and I thought it would be fun to participate this year! So here's a few pics of where I create....it ain't pretty....and it's a little messy....but it works for me. Welcome to my space!
This is what I call my creative 'command center'....aka the dining room! I have my printers, my computer, the kitchen counter behind me and I can see straight thru to the family room to see the TV. This is where you'll find me most of the day with my current project laid out on the table. Next to the table you can see one of my Pullip dolls...she's one of my favorites, a Byul Pullip that was a limited edition at Comic Con last year. On the wall you'll see a framed print over the doll, that's a Wallace Nutting print from the 1920's. It's one of the many things I've been collecting for several years!
Next we enter the spare bedroom...aka The Pink Room...my hubby and son never enter this room, I'm assuming because it's pink and also because it has lots of girl stuff in there! lol Anyway, you can see my sewing machine on the floor because I don't know where else to put it and straight ahead is my shelf with art supplies and fabrics, underneath some tubs of vintage lace and fabrics. Love fabric and anything vintage!! Also, part of my collection of vintage photos and ephemera. I find something new every time I go thru those boxes and it's one of my favorite things to collect.
My shelf of Stampington magazines and some soldering supplies....oh how I would love to learn to solder well but so far, I am so not good at it! On the floor is a pile of vintage books for making altered books...another of my favorite collections.
In this corner, surrounded by piles of unfinished projects and other assorted 'stuff' is my vintage cabinet that I just love. Inside is where I keep all my treasures....art I've received in swaps from all the fab artists online! On top of the cabinet you'll see one of the Infant of Prague statutes I collect along with some altered dolls I made and other pretty things. To the left is my tower of drawers for stamps, collage sheets and ink pads. On the right you can see another Pullip doll!
More shelves, more boxes of art stuff...on the bottom you see all my paints and Golden Acrylics and mediums. Above that pretty boxes filled with art supplies...and also you can see no tags, so each time I need something I have to go thru every box. It's like playing the game of Concentration every time I go searching!! I'll fix that one day....And you can also see some of the collection of vintage fur collars and other assorted stuff.
And one last pic of the same shelves with more vintage, dress, scarves, hats and more fur....and more unmarked boxes for me to search thru! lol
And this wouldn't be complete without a pic of my art buddy, Bear! This pic is a bit blurry but it was completely unplanned, I had put my easel on the living room table and I turned to find Bear staring at the painting! I was laughing so hard the pic came out blurry but I still love it and thought you might too.
Hope you enjoyed my little tour of my space....I enjoyed having you! xoxo