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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2014, 03:33:15 PM »
Oooh I LOVE this topic!  I'm in temporary digs right now because we're doing renovations on our house, but I'll be sure to document setting up my studio when we move in again!   I'm gathering good ideas...

Nora, I do the same thing with my glass table! 

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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #16 on: January 17, 2014, 10:40:13 AM »
Here we are, exactly two weeks later. I've painted, organized and filed years of paperwork, ordered new covered boxes, added storage drawers, cleaned, made new window treatments, added a magnetic "wall" and lots of other little things to reconfigure my office space. I'm pretty sure I filled my recycling bin about 10 times. Whew! Now, no distractions for me! I thought a long-awaited sunshiney day would help me, but I'm a horrible photographer and just use a point and shoot, but you get the idea. I LOVE my redone space!

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P1010228 by Ellen Wigginton, on Flickr


P1010248 by Ellen Wigginton, on Flickr
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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #17 on: January 17, 2014, 10:44:48 AM »
What a beautiful space, Ellen! I love the pops of blue - so pretty. It looks wonderful!

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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #18 on: January 17, 2014, 10:49:08 AM »
I love your new space, too! What a great set up. I love your window treatment as well. I was wondering what you have been up to lately! Now we know! Looks great. And I love how you have interspersed the blue throughout. Nice!
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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #19 on: January 17, 2014, 02:29:26 PM »
Clear and new Ellen, great space as well, it gives the reason to work !! Very nice !!

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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #20 on: January 17, 2014, 05:15:07 PM »
I love seeing workspaces! Your's is beautiful, Ellen -- nice and color-coordinated and uncluttered.

I'll share mine, although I'm still getting it optimized for calligraphy. (It's very paper craft oriented right now.) It's a tiny 10x12 loft that is also the home office for both my husband and me.




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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #21 on: January 17, 2014, 05:41:39 PM »
Aww, thanks everybody. I love to decorate which follows my first love, sewing, which now competes with calligraphy for my time. Thankfully, I play full-time and I like my playground tidy.

Aren't we all so lucky to have the luxury of a special place to work! {Or, play, as the case may be. :-)}

Lori, what did/do you do with paper? I love the green in your space! So organized!

Ellen
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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #22 on: January 17, 2014, 06:05:38 PM »
Ellen, I do/did scrapbooking, card making, and stamping. I'll keep scrapbooking because I'm a natural documenter/archiver, but I have way more material than I need. (My ribbon and stamp stashes are not in these photos.) So I'm clearing out some of those supplies to make room for calligraphy supplies. So far my calligraphy supplies don't take up a lot of room, but I'm sure that will change!

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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #23 on: January 17, 2014, 06:12:01 PM »
Ellen & Lori, such beautiful and inspirational spaces for creativity! Color me jealous!

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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #24 on: January 17, 2014, 07:28:47 PM »
WOW Lori! That is some AMAZING organization right there!!! Sweet!  :D
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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #25 on: January 17, 2014, 08:11:09 PM »
Lori, I can SO relate! I was a stamper YEARS ago and actually taught the first scrapbooking class at my local stamp store, which had morphed from a Hallmark. That must have been something like 20 years ago or more. At one time I had my studio in the bonus room above our three-car garage and that thing was PACKED to the rafters with stamps and inks and papers. I've given away or sold a lot of my stuff but still have a fair amount in the attic. It was hard but I actually sold my Magenta stamps on ebay! I loved Magenta! I went to all the shows, conferences, etc. But then someone turned a switch off on me or something and I couldn't bring myself to stamp one more thing. I am determined not to let calligraphy take over like stamping did. I actually opted to redo my office to accommodate this new hobby rather than using a spare room. I already have a HUGE sewing studio and feel like my poor husband's living space is confined to a couple of rooms I "let" him walk through!

Your room looks great with all the organization! Truth be told, behind those two bi-fold doors in my office are reams and reams and reams of paper!

Ellen


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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #26 on: January 17, 2014, 08:48:10 PM »
LOL! Ellen, I think we are twins separated at birth. I still have all my stamps in a HUGE bin in the garage. I haven't stamped in about 12 years but I can't bring myself to get rid of them. *Someday* I might need them again!  ;D
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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #27 on: January 18, 2014, 01:06:23 AM »
Too funny, Ellen! I remember Magenta. I didn't get quite as into stamping, but boy do I have the scrapbook supplies!

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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #28 on: January 18, 2014, 01:08:11 AM »
Oh my goodness.. these work stations are gorgeous!!! I wish you could come and give my office a makeover!
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Re: What's your workstation like?
« Reply #29 on: January 18, 2014, 09:18:37 PM »
Wow Ellen, your new workspace is beautiful! I love all this organization everybody has... y'all are giving me some great ideas for whatever space I end up with this summer.  8)