My friend's daughter is graduating from High School this week (yes, most of my friends are in their late 40s - early 50s). I offered to make a picture board and a banner for the party. I love doing things like this, and it makes me forget about the real world while I fully emerge myself in my studio.
My studio was a shed when I bought my house. It had a regular door (not barn doors), and a window, but I honestly didn't even look in it until I had purchased the home. I had a 2 car garage for just me, so that was more than enough - the shed was just a bonus.
To my great surprise, the shed was fully wired with electricity - had a huge light, some shelving, and had framework for drywall. One wall was completely covered in pegboard (as is every wall inside my garage), and there was a small wobbly home-made table in one corner.
Well, long story short, after I had lived there about a year, a friend and I converted it into my studio. We insulated, installed drywall, put built in tables that run the length of two walls (which are at a "Stephanie" height - perfectly placed so when I stand it's comfortable to work), and put in flooring. It took several months, working for an hour or two after work, but now it's amazing.
I have TONS of art supplies and things to craft. I have 3 scrapbooks that are in-process, and I have a pinterest board full of ideas, but I don't find much time to get out there and really play around. So I jumped at the chance to work on the graduation party stuff.
I will have to get pictures of the overall shed later. But for now, here are a few of my current projects - which must be complete tomorrow night - since the party is Saturday.
And here is a cute pic of Coop chomping on his new duck toy - he was so good at the vet for his blood draw he deserved it!
Everyone have a great weekend and fantastic Memorial Day!!