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Friday, March 6, 2009

Craft Room Additions

I've been putting the finishing touches on my craft, sewing, relaxation room! This was painted for me by my Granddaughter Tara, when she was 12. I love this picture, and am so awed by her talent.
On the top of my shelves, I put my baskets, so handy for carrying crafts. The brown one in the back belonged to Ken's aunt, and is over 100 years old. A little worse for wear, at least it's up out of harms way.
I set up my book shelves, and added my favorite things. "The Boy With A Drum" was the first book I bought for my son, and is 33 years old already! It was his favorite, along with "Pokey Little Puppy".
The book "Succulent Wild Woman" is a hoot! Filled with so much great advice for women, and written in her own handwriting. It's a great read, and one to reference often.
I need to set up my sacred space somewhere else, but for right now it's on my shelf, 3rd from the bottom. The Adirondack chairs are Christmas presents for my sister and brother-in-law, they need to pick them up or I'm keeping them! They were made by Ken. so that's my room so far, and where I can be found most of the time. I love the privacy, peace, and total relaxation I feel when in here.

6 comments:

AverettLadyNana said...

I can't get over a 12 year old painting a picture which looks like a masterpiece to me!

I love baskets too...I have a couple old ones that had been in the family I cheerish.

Your craft room has really come together beautifully! ENJOY!!

Pearl said...

Yay!! Pictures, oh it looks so good Laurie, all your special treasurs of the kids and so forth. Where did you get that bird on the top shelf? what's he made of. And the picture your grandaughter painted is awesome! 12 years old!! my gosh how amazing. I'm so happy your like your space, isn't it wonderful when you walk into a room and it just makes you smile! All that hard work was definately worth it right? Thanks for your comment today it just made my day when I saw it. Have a wonderful weekend and hugs from me. Pearl

Diane said...

Your craft room/nook is taking on a warm coziness. I know you'll enjoy it for years to come.

Tolentreasures said...

Love your craft room and that picture is beautiful! What an amazing talent!

Cathy

Kim~HomeIsWhereTheHeartIs said...

What a great space you have! Love the painting, too...so very talented.

Marilyn Miller said...

I love your room. The baskets are lovely and I have the Golden book too, The Boy with the Drum. I need to get my room in better order.