Ever since I was a young girl, I have always needed a cozy spot where
I could be creative. As you have probably come to know, I am a
nostalgic girl who is most comfortable in an atmosphere with lots of
vintage touches. So I have carved out a little spot just for me. My Mac
sits on another big desk, but this little desk cost me exactly $2.00 and I
This is how it looked before I tweaked it. Dark brown stain, gouges in the desk
top. Not a very pretty sight. But I fell in love with those curved shelves. I knew
I could store sketch pads and water colors on those shelves.
So I painted the desk a soft green. I added things I use and
things I love.
Notebooks from France and sketchbooks stored in thrift shop baskets
sprayed in white. An old chair with a vintage chenille seat cushion.
A place for me to work on the sketches for the book I am writing
and illustrating. Can't imagine what the subject matter can be
Do you remember the lampshade I tweaked last spring? It is
living happily in my creative corner now.
I am joining ~
I would ask Bentley to pose for me, but he is furious that there is a
cat next door who is taunting him from the safety of the other side of
the picket fence. Wow is he ever mad!!!
Susan and Bentley