This what is a studio begins to look like when you are moving. My house is completely packed and at this point in time, nearly everything I own is at the new house. So....time to begin on my NEST.
I have just begun....(those bags hold lots of fabric.)
As you can see it's a mess....only to be a larger mess before the weekend is over. I have a very good feeling about the move, but realized yesterday that my cute new house will not begin to hold as much as I thought. It was shocking. The odd thing is....it didn't worry me at all. I must have reached a whole different level of consciousness or something. My only thought was...well, I'll just be creative and work it all out....no worries, and if needed more will find a new home. It's all OK. So, few words are needed concerning these photos...just some of the things being moved around and packed these days. Where will I put my beloved green chalkboard? Well, as it turns out, I decided to place it in my garage on the wall in front of my car.
That way, I can write inspiring quotes, things to do, reminder lists, and whatever else I imagine I want to write there. When I get in my car, there right in front of my eyes will be a reminder of what I need and where and when to get it. Or, maybe just a cheerful thought. And, it will greet me as I drive back into the garage...I thought it was a neat idea. You?
Today, while over at the new place doing a few necessary things (just about everything is stacked in the garage and the living room, with several exceptions, such as beds and such)...I took a very good look around so as to imagine what I could do with all my stuff. I have a lot ready for Habitat for Humanity.....they will pick it up tomorrow or Friday...in a truck, which is what they will need. Since I had mistakenly thought more would 'go' in the small bedrooms, one of which I was intending to use as a small studio (not going to work at all), giving things away has become an even more important thing to do. I'm ok with it...just have to decide what goes and what stays. This will take a while.
Those two rooms have lovely closets. I am the only person in the house....so, there are two bedroom closets waiting to be filled and organized with studio stuff. That will help. There are two very large closets in the Master bedroom.....I'm not a fashion person, obviously, so need very little in the way of clothes storage...so, the largest closet being almost the size of a room...lots of organizing and arranging of my studio goodies in there will certainly help. And, there are two closets here and there...aside from the linen closet, where more stuff can be organized. I will set up my desk and sewing table in the Master Bedroom...roomy and able to be arranged in a pleasing way to sew in...I am quite sure. And, being in this different 'level' of consciousness, or whatever you want to call the state I am in right now...I am thinking it will all work out just fine. And, the really oddest thing....I don't seem to care as long as I can work somewhere and like the 'feel' of the place. And, this I do! (Can't wait to show you the pantry! As you may remember, I have a rather large one here...but the new one is going to be just fabulous!!! I'm almost more excited about it than the whole rest of the house.)
Daughter/Realtor Kelly, fixed up my little front porch for me and also the back patio.....they are so cute!
So...really, what could I possible have to be fussy about...it's going to be just great. AND, I will be purging lots of unnecessary stuff....I figure it's almost like losing weight. Oh....that should be this easy!
This morning I had a long talk with AT&T. Seems they like to put a kink in things....so I'm posting now because I may not be able to until after August 1st. Yes, I said, August 1st!!! It couldn't possibly be that late in the year, could it??? Anyway, I will think of you and will plan on posting something about my new home asap.
I hope you all are well.....stay cool...til then, pat♥
By the way.....as for the name of my blog and studio..."the old navy man" gave my workspace that name years ago. Wherever I live, wherever, whenever and however I work, it will always be in a place called "Bird Nest on the Ground."