I adore blogs like decor8 and Apartment Therapy which let me peek in to the lives of people with much cooler homes than I have. I find those wee little glimpses in to beautiful spaces so inspiring. And while my own decorating style is pretty much non-existent, I still hold out hope that when we buy a home someday (soon!) I'll be able to take all those inspiring ideas and create a cogent whole out of it.
In the meantime though, how about a peek at where I do most of my work? I do have a craft room, but at this point it's pretty much storage - we don't have any of that in this building and we seem to have so much stuff - and anyway, I do most of my work at the computer in the corner of our little livingroom.
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Yeah, we own a lot of books - this isn't even all of them and you can't tell in the photo but most of the shelves are stacked two deep and two high. Also, that's our cat Ash taking her daily nap on the loveseat. You'll notice that she's sleeping on the right and her catbed is on the left. If I switch the catbed to the right, she'll sleep on the left. Go figure. You may notice there are four TARDIS' on the middle top shelf, there's a (huge) statue of the Transformer Devastator the next shelf down, there are a few Pixel People dolls hanging around waiting for me to photograph, we have a Thundercats wall calendar and this month it's Mumm-Ra, and all those neon post-it notes on the desk are the custom orders I'm working on so far this week.
So there it is - your peek in to our messy little world. Not as nice as the offices you'll see on my favourite design blogs, but what can you do?
Look for new pattern releases (yes, plural!) this week - you know, once I work on all those neon post-it notes...