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Thursday, July 23, 2009

"Where Bloggers Create", Its party time!!!

Well hello there!! Come on right in...



Welcome to my humble little studio, my "Mom Only" room. So here is some tea for you and some fresh homemade cookies... Grab the cup and take a look around...

So here is my studio. I have only had this space for about 4 months now. Before that I worked off the dining room table. Until we moved the boys in same room so I can have a studio. My main craft is sewing but here lately I have been enjoying my experimenting with paper crafts, collages and such.






The vanity is where my laptop sits. That is where I spend a lot of time...





Goodies on the shelf are mostly little gifts or artwork from fellow bloggers. except for the rococo shoe. That is my creation.

Hehe!! My loot!!


Fabric, lace, trim and ribbon storage. Below I have two drawers where I keep craft paint.

I don't throw anything away, don't I! Check what the lace is wrapped around!



Pillows and other goodies, ready for a new home sit on top of the hutch.




This is another storage hutch. Above in the glass doors I keep my buttons, beaded trims, lots and lots more trims and lace finds. My collection of favorite books to spark the inspiration. Below I store more fabric and other misc. supplies, brushes, canvas and so on...


My board, more artwork from fellow bloggers and inspirations and goodies.
The white wicker basket holds my pins, needles, sewing scissors, cutters and other sewing goods.
Marie here, keeps me in line. She makes sure I make things right and pretty. Eh Marie, what do you say!!?


Well, here are my precious sewing machines... Ready to get started on the new project, whatever that is!!
I hope you enjoyed the tour of my studio. So glad you came by for some tea. If you want to see more pretty spaces then hop on to My Desert Cottage for a complete list of all other artists and creative loving people who are showing their space today...

Have a wonderful weekend!!

Hugs To All


54 comments:

Terri said...

Your room is divine! A lovely space to create!

Beth Jaffe thequeenofcups said...

What a glorious room filled with beauty for creating beautiful art! I am so impressed that I think I may clean my studio and photograph it for all to see. I can only hope to be half the inspiration to someone that you are to me!
Happy day!
Beth♥

Rachel said...

What a beautiful space! I love your 'loot'! Keep having fun there!!

Michelle (Shell) May said...

Sonia your space is just beautiful! I love the colors and all your pretty trimmings! What a wonderful place to sew and create!
bunny hugs,
shell

Liberty said...

What a gorgeous space. Love the hutch, so much can be stashed there. Love your shabby style.

Blessings,
Linda

Jodie LeJeune said...

Sonia Sonia Sonia, my dear...can we trade spaces? What will it take? My first born (and only)?

Seriously, your room is so dreamy! And you've only been in there for 4 months? Wow. I don't know how you can not have "anything" to do in there...I would never leave!!! I'm glad you have Marie with you to keep you straight...she's tough you know...if anybody can, she can!

I so enjoyed my visit (& if you ever want to trade spaces, let me know!)

everything vintage

ps...I'll give Sophie your message...thank you from the both of us!!!!!!

Shari @ My Cottage of Bliss said...

Lucky, lucky you that you have such a lovely space to call your own. I'm sure it is so much easier to get the creative juices flowing in this environment rather than at the dining room table. :)

Karen said...

Hi Sonia
Being the mother of two boys, I can appreciate the need for your own space! And PINK AND FEMININE at that! Good girl! I love your space. It invites you in, asks you to sit a while and gives you time to explore.
Isn't this fun?
Thanks for sharing!

Some days are diamonds

Debby said...

Sonia, your creative space is perfect in every way. Thanks for sharing.
debby

Lynn Stevens said...

beautiful in every way
Lynn-trashtotreasureart

Joy at Cupids Charm said...

Hi Sonia! I love your special room! And I love how Marie is tucked away all over!! Looks like a wonderful space to be creative in. Thanks for sharing ~ xo Joy

Shabbyfufu said...

Hi Sonia, when are you coming over to decorate and organize my space~lol!! Seriously gorgeous stuff!~xo~Janet

The Feathered Nest said...

Oh Sonia...your creative space is just GORGEOUS! I love all the beautiful colors and of course, the yummy fabrics!!! xxoo, Dawn

Gypsy Mermaid said...

Hey Chickadee!
Absolutly fantastic! I love it its so inspiring!!
Big mermaid hugs

toodles-
sarah

The Chateau of Remnants said...

Oh la la, I am in love with your space .. What an inviting area, makes want repaint and change some things in my room! I am really getting more ideas, with every blog I visit..lol So I can fill it more! Thanks for Sharing you Creative Space.

{ttfn}
Renee

Jessica at Kids Napping? I'm Scrapping! said...

What a delicious space!! eek.

Jan (J.T.) Thomason said...

Oh, your fabric! WOW!
and you love marie just like i do:) do y ou happen to belong to the marie antoinette mail art ning? it's wonderful!

thanks for the peek:)
jan thomason

Jane said...

A beautiful space. It looks like it is perfect after only 4 months!!! Thanks for sharing.

Debra said...

Auuuuhhh, the lovely collections, the pretty pink and pastel goodness, LOVE LOVE LOVE this studio! I am having a diabetic overload with all this yummy lovely goodness! The fabric, the china, the bling. Great room!

Sophee-a Laroo Bijoux and Sheri too said...

I am always in awe of a crafter that sews too!

Your space is so lovely......I had a vanity in my space that I used for a desk too...then I moved it too the office and Hubby complained that it was too small. It now sits on my back porch~LOL

Kathy at Shocking Pink Thread said...

Such a pretty space. Thank you for sharing it at the party! ~Kathy

Duchess of Tea said...

Sonia this is such a lovely lovely Mom Only Studio. I love it all from the dress to the lace, the idea of the vanity being used as a desk and all the color and class. Enjoy it darling and have yourself a sunny weekend.
Duchess xx

Brynwood Needleworks said...

What a lovely space filled with such pretty colors! Thanks for sharing your photos on our blog tour today.
Hope you get a chance to stop by and visit me, too!
Blessings,
Donna

Claudia said...

Sonia, you have a lovely space with beautiful colors everywhere. I love your painted white furniture and the vanity where you blog! Thanks so much for showing us your space!

NicNacManiac said...

I am totally in love with your space. What the heck did you do with all of that gorgeous goodness before you kicked your son out!! Everything is so pretty....it's easy to see why your creations are so lovely!!

Rebecca said...

Dear Sonia...What a JOY it is to see your creative space! It is wonderful...simply divine. Your work is beautiful...you are one very talented lady.

Thank you so much for letting us take a peek. I'm inspired!

Hugs to you...Rebecca

Kara Ward said...

Oh, I am in love with the colors and the style. That dresser is so beautiful! I will be over for my sewing lesson at noon. I just bought a new machine today!

Karen- The Graphics Fairy said...

Such a beautiful space you have! I love all the touches of pink and blue. Your pillows are gorgeous!!
Thanks so much for the tour of your pretty space.
Karen

Cassandra said...

Oh my goodness how very beautiful! Your studio is just full of beautiful things! Thanks for sharing.

LiLi M. said...

This is such a gorgeous and inspiring crafty space. Thanks for sharing. Nice to meet you!

Ragamuffin Gal said...

OM ~ Your studio ~ your blog ~ both are simply the most beautiful I've seen today!!! I feel like I am lost under tulle, ribbon, satin, and sweet yummy tea cakes. You really know what a girl wants. My top hat is off to you dear for your AmaZing display!!!
Love and Blessings,
Katie

Shell said...

Sonia, your space is gorgeous, beautiful. I love it.

Natasha said...

Oh, those sweet little blue birds... I'm almost in tears -- they are too adorable! What a beautifully creative space you live in! It is a pleasure to make your acquaintance at this lovely event; please do stop by for a visit soon!

Enjoy the party!

Warm Wishes,

Natasha
www.lifeafterdarkjewelry.blogspot.com

Caleen said...

Love your studio. Really love the white and cupboards and fabric and ribbons. So much "Eye Candy"... The lamp, desk, chair .. all so beautiful.. I love it.. Thank you for sharing. Keep creating..

Lori said...

Sonia
Can I come play??? What a fun, gorgeous and girls playground of a room! My poor things are in three rooms, no fun and cute area for me, at least not yet!!! Love ya,Lori

~Becca~Bluebird Rose said...

Love your studio space; such pretty cottage colors!
I didn't get my studio photographed for this event, but I am having a giveaway on my blog this weekend for "Christmas in July". Please stop by if you haven't already done so! It's PINK! :)
~Becca~

Paradise Blog Design said...

Fabulous!

cindy said...

It is a wonderful place to create and dream! :D I especially love those little blue birds and that planter of roses is gorgeous! :D Thanks for letting me take a peep inside!

-c
yapping cat

Karen Valentine said...

Oh your roomis just lovely! A sweet girly girl paradise! I really enjoyed having a look around! Thank you so much for coming to my party. You've really helped make it a wonderful success!

Karen
My Desert Cottage

Connie said...

So many to see and so little time to do it in, sugar! Your place is astounding and adorable, chickee, just too cute.
xoxo,
Connie

nevin said...

Like a Alice in Wonderland! So lovely..

Melissa the Holiday Queen said...

Now that is certainly a Mom only room. WOW! What a beautiful creative space.

debi @ life in my studio said...

Sonia,
I LOVE your studio! It's soooo pretty and girly...and filled with so much lovely eye candy!
That pretty vanity is such a creative idea for a computer desk, and I love your tall cabinet full of pretty fabrics.
Isn't it fun having your own space? Every girl should have one.
Hugs, Debi

Nancy Maxwell James said...

WOW! what a gorgeous space you have! There are so many treasures filled within, but not too overwhelming. I could love to look at your fabric and notions for hours! thank you for sharing your charming oasis with us all! :)

Marina Capano said...

What a cute space you have! just beautiful
I love it!

xoxo

shabbydreaming said...

Sonia, what a stunning place to create and have you time!!! It's just dreamy and I imagine SUPER relaxing in there!! AD OHHH AWWWW all that loot!!! OMG!! SOOO jealous babe!!
Have a great week
mands

Dawn-Hydrangea Home said...

Such a beautiful studio. Love all of the gorgeous fabrics. Have a great week!

Miss Sandy said...

I adore your shabby chic styled studio! So many pretties to look at. Thank you for sharing where you create.

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I am a little late to the party, but better late than never. My daughter, the fashionista, will soon be leaving the nest for her new apartment. I will have the luxury of decorating her old room (specifically the closet) as my creative space. I cannot wait and will incorporate many of the wonderful ideas you have shared here. Thank you.

Molly Alexander said...

Oh what a beautiul room - the fabrics, the goodies, the amazing storage - just beautiful! Your artwork is stunning as well - so much talent! Thanks so much for sharing!

:-) Molly

paperbird said...

So pretty. What a lovely creative space. Thank you for letting me peek into your creative world.

Elyse said...

hi sonia,

i am so behind in my "where bloggers create" blogging but here i am!

i have always just swooned over your beautiful workspace. i love the fabric wrapped on the simply shabby chic cards and the glimpse of the cafe curtains (GASP) is awesome. show more!

my boys share a room and even though it can be a year-round slumber party, i like to think that this is where there bond as brothers is really forming.

xo

Jessica at Kids Napping? I'm Scrapping! said...

I had to come back for a second look! :) I love your space. I wish I could participate in your swap- I'm overwhelmed with other projects right now. I know I am going to be kicking myself later when I see all the pretty fans. Sigh.

avalonrosedesign said...

What a lovely place to create! Love it, and thanks for sharing. :)

Catherine