Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Studio Makeover

One thing I loved about the house I bought 6 years ago was it's character....well, rater IS it's character. The only other thing that I have not liked so much about my house is the things that make it unique.....so, the same reason I bought it. Two of the upstairs bedrooms, library, and hallway were complete wood panels. Not like paneling but, large sheets of wood. They are stained (dark) and finished and nice.....but, certainly not good for lighting. My son's room, when we changed it into a nursery was sheet rocked and I was thrilled with how big the room looked! Wow! I chose my studio because of the window box (window seat) in it and the fact that both windows look out onto the roof with minimal view otherwise. It's dark, dreary, and......well.....cluttered nonfunctional work space. I'm in here a lot......I mean A LOT so, I've taken time over the years to organize one of the two closets and rearrange furniture. With a 60" 8 harness loom, there is only so much room. After much planning I decided to take out one of the two closets. There was barely anything in it and taking it out would give me the room I needed........this darn computer is always in the way:) Now I would have a 'nook' for it and my loom could have some stretch room.

The white walls were the inside of the closet....go figure, right.....and the ceiling is going to be as is for just the moment.....oh I have plans for that mess;)

So, this picture is of the window box, the loom (one of them) and the nook where the computer will go. The entire room is taped off so that I can put a base coat of 'gripper' on and get this room nice and bright.

Here is a shot of the room with the first coat of gripper on.
:) I've been weaving and spinning like a fool:) Honestly! I mostly weave when my son goes to bed at night and it has been so hard to see with the dark.......and I have to reorganize for the Diana coming in October!!! Oh I so can't wait. For more pictures of the studio go to http://www.flickr.com/photos/sunriselodgefiberstudio/