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The Creative Studio

creativestudiopart1titleHey there! I meant to post these last week, but I have been trying to soak up my last days as a Buckeye. I had my last day of class on Friday, which is crazy! Now all I have to do is a submit my thesis and I am finished with undergrad! One of my March goals was to create a home office/ creative workshop in my guest room. When I first moved into my house I wanted this room to serve as a similar purpose, but I never got into designing it. Then after living in the house for two years alone, I had three different roommates over the course of a year and a half. My last roommate moved out in February, so it became a priority to design this space. I consider myself a creative and my word for 2016 is create, therefore, I wanted this to be place where I could create. I also wanted a space that could host guests. Before I had roommates, I had a hammock as a bed in the room, but that’s not super inviting to get people to stay the night. As myself and several of my friends get ready to graduate, I want a place where I can host someone comfortably. I actually had my first guest, Chase’s mom, come stay at the end of March. I even made a guest book and put together a basket of goodies. I also have taken a few naps and spent one night in this room because that’s what you’re supposed to do to make sure it’s comfortable for your guests!

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Isn’t that drafting table awesome?! It’s probably my favorite thing about the room. I was searching for a table/desk for the room, and whenever I am looking for something I tell my dad because he’s a great trash picker and thrifter. About a month ago when I was at my parents’ house for a visit I was talking to my dad about it and remembered that he had a drafting table in the basement that wasn’t being used! I was so excited that I remembered the table because it’s perfect for the creative studio. The bed belonged to Chase’s dad, so that was another score! It’s a trundle bed and Chase and I still need to pick up the bottom part of it. And I hope to hang more art this summer! I was thinking of hanging a fishing line where I have the two pieces now to hang more art. The quote on the map is something I did about a month ago and the fabric painting was something I bought at an art show I went to a couple weekends ago. I am really excited to see how this room will develop as I add more art and host more people!

Do you have a guest room or creative space in your home? Have a great Monday!

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