I finally got around to hanging my design, Madame Odier. I knew the rug would be perfect on the dining room wall, harmonizing with our antique table and dark chairs. I recently finished painting the new beadboard wall finish, and was hesitant to put any holes in it. Continue reading
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To trash it, or not to trash it? That is the question.
I did not take a before picture and I really should have. The truth is, I really did not think that there would be an after picture for this old drafting table. I was ready to throw it into the garbage.
As you can see, my studio is in an uproar today
What a mess in my studio today, but it makes me happy since my son is working on finishing my trim! Continue reading
An easy way to hang a rug
Here are some carpet tack strips for wood floors. You can get these at carpet stores and some home improvement stores. The thing is, they are kind of ugly. Continue reading
My new vintage chair is business as usual
This chair had my name on it at St Vincent DePaul’s. The scratched up finish does not put me off because no one would be offended if I painted over it. Which will likely be a project for Continue reading
Tidy studio spaces rock
Stuff. There’s my vintage suitcases and all the other cool things that I collect. They take up a lot of room. Inspiring magazines are wonderful but they are in ugly stacks everywhere. And I am buying more fabric when I already have what I need, only I can’t find where it is. Sound familiar?
One thing is for sure. Having a mess everywhere makes me feel less creative. I can’t speak for you but I know that I love having everything neat and organized and accessible. So I have been looking through books and magazines for ideas. Here are my top 5 things that I did to make my craft room my happy place. Continue reading
Studio Saga Part 2: all the furniture
My new studio space is move-in ready and I am moving in! My first priority was housing my wool for rug hooking. Continue reading
Studio Saga Part 1
Not so long ago, the business of Primitive Spirit was very crowded. There was studio A, a small room where most of the work happened. Continue reading