Having a studio space has been a dream come true for me. And yet, it can never meet my every expectation. It has been a learning experience. As the OZ saga went — So, Dorothy, what have you learned? Here are a few things. Continue reading
I love little sewing tools. Funny how little things can add to the pleasure of your crafting experience. I made this small needle case out of 3 layers of felted wool folded like a book and then tied together at the folded edge. I embellished the tie by tucking in some colorful wool roving.
Surround yourself with the things that you love, and you will love being there.
Have a creative day ~ Karen
Organization is the word of the day, and the hive is abuzz in my studio. And like a beehive, it seems that every square inch is put to good use. Continue reading
In a recent post I shared with you my enthusiasm in finding this desk, painting it a chippy milk paint white. I love all the deep drawer space, but have an inkling that I am going fill them and promptly forget what is hidden within! Sound familiar? Continue reading
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
I am ready to take your order here at Primitive Spirit. Here is the desk where I fill orders. My dad was getting rid of this tiny old drawer and I thought it would make a great storage box. He saw dirty junk Continue reading
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
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