Friday, June 18, 2010

Where Bloggers Create 2




I am so excited to view all of your special creative spaces and I am especially drawn to the little treasures that make your rooms yours. I am the one peering in drawers and peeking behind doors. Curious about cubbies? Me too! So using this Book of Inspiration
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as my book of inspiration, I thought I would show you a few vignettes or pieces in my room that are special to me. I am not a crafter really. I don't sew or quilt. I guess I would say that I am a putterer. Yes. I like to putter. First I must tell you that my room is not large. Maybe 9x10. It was attic storage space before I had the builder finish it out. It has strange little attic corners and angles but for me, that only adds to its charm. Please come in and look around.
This is my inspiration board. I got it at Ballard's.
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The green cubby drawers below it I ordered from Pottery Barn Teen, on sale! I bought 3 of them and store all kinds of teeny tinies in those cute liitle drawers.
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This is a little step ladder I use as a table. It was in my youngest daughter's nursery so it is of sentimental value. I love that it's so portable! The little nightlight is from ,the now gone out of business, Bombay Kid's. Remember them? I loved that store.
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an old printer's drawer now stamp storage.
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Remember, I told you this is an attic space? Here is the dormer that I turned into a window seat.
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I still love the fabric. I wanted to use it in my daughter's room but she was not havin' it. Her loss, my gain.LOL!
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This is my favorite thing in the room. My coatrack turned giftwrap center. This has been a real workhorse. I wish you could see it at Christmas. It is simply loaded down but it works so well at keeping all my giftwrap stuff in one area. It sits between 2 small closets that I painted with chalkboard paint.
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Thank you so much for coming over! And much thanks to Karen for hosting such a fun blog party! Remember to
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41 comments:

donna...@ d. reyné.com said...

Hi Lisa!
I love you attice putter space!
It's really cozy.
The pottery barn pieces are great!
The color is so fun!
Thank you for sharing yoyr special place with us.
Blessings my friend,
Donna

Cathy said...

Oh Lisa...I love this space! You are soooo right...the nooks and crannies are wonderful and CHARMING!

The fabrics at the dormer are gorgeous...I love the color...so me...so you! LOVE!!!

I have to have those PB boxes...I wonder if they still have them...I will be finding out as soon as I leave here...PB TEEN on-line here I come;)!

I can just see you sitting in there puttering...another thing I am very good at too;)!

Love it all...sweet girl!

Happy Friday!
Cathy

Robin said...

How cozy! Love the fabric in your window seat. Sweet! Thank you for sharing! ~Robin~

Shelia said...

Hi Lisa! Oh, what a wonderful room to create in! I love your pretty space! Love that fabric too.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

stefanie said...

its perfect...love the sweet seat!

The Tablescaper said...

Great space! How lucky for you to have such a wonderful space in which to create and dream.

I'm hositng a new meme, "Summer Sundays". It's all about what summer means to YOU. Hope you'll come join the fun.

- The Tablescaper

Sweet Bee Cottage said...

I wanted those little PB Teen cubbies! Good deal for you.

I like your sweet little space. I have to tell you that plaid fabric really appeals to me too. My friend and I almost used it for a Christmas table last year when we enter the county fair. We enter table settings together.

Thank you for sharing.

Rebecca said...

Hi Lisa! I LOVE your little space my friend. I love seeing where all these women create and dream with joy. LOVE THAT PLAID FABRIC! Yummo!

xoRebecca

Carol Fleisher said...

You did a great job with this room. It looks adorable. ;)

zandra said...

One of these I lack is an inspiration board. Maybe next year. Your creative space is adorable. So, enjoyed my vist with you. enjoy the rest of the party.
Hugz,
Zandra

sarah said...

you are so artistic...this room looks like a place that would be perfect to write or create....

oldgreymare said...

You have some great ideas packed into your space. I especially think the coat rack-gift wrap center is brilliant.

A great space for a putterer, esp your dormer nook.

Suzan

Queen Bee said...

What a great space! Love what you did with the printer drawer! So smart!
Queen Bee Studio

Dawn-Hydrangea Home said...

Love your space and storage pieces - especially the gift wrap storage!!
Have a great weekend. Thanks so much for stopping by.

cindy said...

Lisa! It's just wonderful, I especially love that printer's tray that holds all your stamps and that door painted with chalkboard! Wonderful! Looks like a great place to "putter"!

-c
yapping cat

sweetpea said...

Lisa, I love your studio. The coat rack idea is pure genius. Thanks for stopping by and commenting on mine. Love the music.

Hugs,

Shelley

Liz said...

Hi ya! I'm working my way up the list and I am only to the r's. Ugh! So I jumped up to see your space. I knew I would love it!! :)
LOVE the dormer! Do you sit and read there? What a great space! I love your pb ribbon holder. The color is perfect with your beautiful frenchy drapes!

~Liz

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

What an amazing space you have created! You have inspired me to add to my own crafting area.

I adore all of your storage solutions.

Chris said...

Love your work space and all your sweet touches!
Best wishes,
Chris

www.curbyscloset.com/blog/

red.neck chic said...

Oh my gosh Lisa - I love it all!!! I can't believe your daughter didn't want that fabric - but I'm glad for you 'cause it's PERFECT in your space! COOOOOOOL window seat!!! And the wrapping center? That's fantastic!!!

Do you have room for me in there? hee-hee

:-D robelyn

Lynnae said...

Very nice! I love the printer's drawer, I passed one up a while back and I regret it. Yours looks great.

craftyles said...

Nice space. Love the pottery Barn cubbies and the printers tray!

Stacey said...

A coat rack turned into a wrapping stand is a fabulous idea! Gift wrapping papers and bags are too pretty to hide.

Jodie (everything vintage) said...

Hi Lisa :)
I love your little attic space...it's so cozy and cute!
I'm one to peek in drawers and cubbies too...Love them so much that I wish I had some.
My favorite is the chalkboard closets...how fun is that? I love that idea!!! You say you might not be a crafter but you ARE creative indeed :)))

Elyse said...

hi lisa!

how fun to see your space. it's really great and i like the little dormer window seat. it's adorable.

i'm playing catch-up tonight!

happy summer

xo
elyse

Terri said...

Love your creative space ..the colors..I like that shade of green...the tropical pillows are wonderful too...what is there not to like.

Karen Valentine said...

Hi Lisa! Thank you so much for joining the party! Puttering can be very creative don't you think?? LOL! I agree, your daughter missed out on that fabric. It looks very "you" I really enjoyed my visit.
xo,
Karen
My Desert Cottage

donnaj said...

such a pretty space to create in!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I will have to call you the ribbon queen. Looks like you love ribbon. I so loved how you put it on the knobs of those cubbies. That coat rack is a great storage solution for your gift wrapping supplies. I love this warm and inviting space with its angled walls and fun colors.

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

Awesome use of space! I love the printers tray for your stamps and the window seat and fabrics are lovely!

Halle said...

What a cool idea for the hat rack! I love the fabric that you used...lucky for you that your girl didn't want it!!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

It is small, but charming! I need some teeny tiny drawers. My room is about the same size, I am so envious of people that have whole floors! If you get a chance stop by

Carol

Debby said...

Hi Lisa, I have finally made it to the "H's", lol...I totally adore your beautiful creative space. You look so organized and I love your color palette. Thanks for sharing.
Debby

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I love your "puttering" space, Lisa! It sounds and looks just the right size. That fabric is great ~ love the colors and the pattern. Like your creative way of using the coat rack. It works perfectly and doesn't take up much room. Great idea to paint both closet doors with chalkboard paint, too.

Miss Sandy said...

What a perfect place to putter! I love your little attic room, pretty colors and what a cozy seat to curl up in! Thank you for sharing.

Lori said...

Lisa, I just love all your treasures and what makes you happy. The little step-ladder, the cubbies, the coatrack--all are wonderful! Thanks for sharing such a lovely space.

Connie Eyberg Originals said...

Great use of attic space. The architecture makes it really special. Thanks so much for sharng. Connie

imaginationlane said...

Hello again, Lisa:

I love your little studio, so cozy and neat! I've always fancied an attic space myself. I could curl up in that window seat and be quite content!

Thanks so much for the tour...

Lynette

Magpie's Mumblings said...

I love that you call yourself a putterer - I guess I'm one of those too. Your little window seat is perfect! Thank you for having us visit.

fireythreads said...

thanks for sharing it is fun seeing everyones space

. said...

Very cute space, I like the window seat and the old printers drawer. The pottery Barn storage boxes are great too, love the colour of them.

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