Category: "The Artist's Studio"

Shutter garden

by brae  

To hide the open wires on the door side of the Studio, I painted a Houseworks shutter.  The base coat was Lemonade by Folk Art followed by two washes of Asphaltum and Slate Grey both by Americana.   The idea came from this image of a shutter holding f… more »

Clerestory windows, part 1

by brae  

When I lowered the ceiling height of The Artist's Studio, I had originally thought to fill in the lower portion of the original side windows.  After a dry fitting of the roof in place, however, I decided I liked the odd shaped windows.  A happy accident… more »

Bedding for the daybed

by brae  

The daybed looks as though it has a deep base to hold the proper support for a twin mattress, but the cardboard liner sits near the surface.  I replaced this piece with white cardboard and covered it with cotton to give the appearance of box springs set… more »

Book inserts - an ah-ha moment

by brae  

Since I borrowed books from the Heritage for my rustic crates, I needed to make more to actually use in the Studio.  I printed a mess of covers, most are popular and/or classic novels.  Most of these are from Lyssa and Blondie.  Thanks, ladies!!!  :D  … more »

Wood stove, part 4 - flickering LEDs

by brae  

Continuing work on the wood stove. This is one of those instances where I knew I would be wiring the stove LEDs but did not plan ahead for it.  Why?  Who knows?!!  But, all was not lost!  It just took some extra steps. I received the wider fire this w… more »

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