When 24 yo daughter moved back in a few months ago,
all hopes for a ROOM to create in were kissed goodbye.
It’s all good though!!
I have a lovely bay window in my bedroom, perfect
for a creative space!
I finally got all of my STUFF organized…
Can you believe it??
It started off —well, pretty badly!
All the stuff neatly stored behind the bench now…
well…wasn’t so neatly stored!
I had saw horses under the bench top! UGH!
Then I remembered having these two little
cubby thingies and they were perfect to
replace the saw horses!! But still not very
pretty to look at!
Then I remembered having fabric I bought
to make valances and pillows with at the old house.
Perfect for beautifying my creation station!!
Still in love with the fabric!
Now…organized and pretty, I can
without being in the middle of chaos!! WOOHOO!!
Close friend and blogger, Jess, at Jewels for the Journey
gave me this adorable sign, and arranged for me to
get the work surface from her Mom’s hubby a couple of
years ago. It was just awaiting it’s home!
And here is what it looks like now!
The big ugly white apparatus is my work light. YES…I REALLY need it!
And here is my trusty bench buddy! Those pens and bone folder are sticking
out because he has been trying to take them out!
Charley is his name and he came back home with Mallory!!
Is he precious or what???
Most of what decorates my bench are special things from friends here
and bloggy friends.
I feel like I get hugs from them all each time I
sit down to create!!
You knew there would have to be some birds around, right?
This pretty plate is from Liesa at Life By George. She is such a sweetie and
a huge blessing to me!
I got this birdy at The Cabbage Rose, a fave place of mine located
in the Maggie Valley in North Carolina! I couldn’t resist him!! He’s
A wonderful hanging heart from my buddy Nor at Life Blessings…she’s
a treasure of my heart!!
My beautiful handmade heart from Spencer over at Bellamere Cottage!
She is one talented gal and a LOVELY person!
A few other delightful goodies….
A pretty handmade scripture tag bought from dear Tami at A Girl’s Gotta Nest,
A pound cake candle from my buddy Nellie at Nellie’s Cozy Place…it’s almost gone…I love this scent, Nellie!
And a petite birdy pin cushion from Deborah at Deb’s Vintage Soul! Deborah
gave one of these to each person at Claudie’s party. Soooo cute!
Everyone at Claudie’s party also got a pedestal plate made just for them by
no other than my sweet friend Jeanne at Backyard Neighbor. It looks so great with some more goodies on it from Jess.
When will the shop open? SOON!! As soon as I know…you will know, too!
Stay tuned…there will be more sneak peeks to come!!
Thanks for hanging in there with me through this crazy year!!!
You all are the bestest!!