Since I am still recovering and regaining my strength from the fall shows, I was a totally home body this past weekend and I loved it.
I unpacked my goods and adorned my bar with some of the pet postcards I bought:
I unpacked a vintage quilt top I bought at Festival and mulled over what I plan to do with it. (Have any ideas?)
And I found a warehouse furniture sale in my neighborhood and bought a vintage hutch from Belgium to put upstairs in my house. Khaleesi gives me the “paws” up on this purchase…
Getting this hutch got me thinking. I have not shared my studio space yet on my blog, because frankly, over the past two years since I moved to Houston, my studio space just has never gotten to the point where it has worked for me. So I am going to gut the room it’s in currently (and turn said room into a super swank TV den/library), and put my studio upstairs in a larger area that has more promising lighting. This means I have a PROJECT, and I am very excited to create a new space that will work! It’s not going to be easy, I am going to have to tear down (rather carefully) an enormous custom-built shelving unit for my quilt fabric to then re-mount on a wall upstairs. I will have to move several tables plus a fragile vintage pantry unit upstairs (but hopefully I can find some brawn to assist). I will have to do a lot of painting, possibly re-wire some lighting to get the lighting where I need it to be for working, and gut a closet/ redo the shelving to turn it into a storage room for equipment and dye supplies.
As soon as this idea came to mind, I knew that my studio space was going to be so, so much better, and I cannot wait to embark on this project.
So that was my weekend. I can’t wait to get cracking on this…