I’ve had a good old tidy of my studio this past week, mainly through necessity. I realised I needed another work surface
to pile crap onto on which to stack things neatly, so I built a little table out of some salvaged wood. That was one little change (which has made a vast difference in terms of tidiness).
Then I spent two hours looking for something, and because the studio is quite a small space I had to tidy as I went. I hunted high and low, and in the process I sorted and organised and generally made good. This freed up quite a bit of space too as I ended up clearing all the things I’d left littered on the floor.
The chair I’ve been using is one I found in the street earlier this year, and it’s been a good chair but recently it’s developed an alarming wobble. I’ve tried fixing it but to no avail. I resigned myself to having to buy a new chair…
… and then on Friday I found one in the street! A lovely sturdy chair, in good condition, just with scuff marks and a few stains on the cream fabric. I had a go at cleaning the fabric but didn’t make much headway, so I decided to decorate it with ink instead.
Looks good doesn’t it?
So now I have a new chair to sit on, and I’ve done a bit more tidying so that the old chair can stay in the studio for now as an extra place to stack things (and also for any guests to sit on – it wobbles but it’s still functional!).
That photo also shows that I gave in and put up some coat hooks last month so that I’d have somewhere to hang my cardigan and a few bags of stuff.
I’ll finish off with a couple of photos of the walls. The wall I face when I’m working is coming along nicely with the kirigami shapes, which I make when I have a bit of spare time.
The wall at the back of the studio is looking a bit bare though. I’ve got various bits and bobs up there, but the left side of it is quite stark and needs filling. I might put up all the Inspiration by Post items I’ve received so far – what do you think?