Wednesday, June 10, 2009

So here’s what I’m thinkin’

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It doesn’t take up all that much room to paint, like it does to make a quilt. I don’t know why quilting uses up so much space, but there’s the work table and the table holding all the fabric and the sewing machine table and some chairs and a bunch of boxes and all that other stuff. With paint, there is the table, easel and chair.

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And look at all that space allocated to just painting…Way more than necessary, doncha think? That doesn’t mean I am sharing it or giving it up. Whaddya nuts? I’m just sayin’.

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At the other end of the room is this lonely little spot, across from the fireplace and the wall mounted TV, where a person could perhaps entertain a few fellow artists, with cocktails and tasty tidbits. Say on a couch like this: image

with a coffee table

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…all veddy ahrty.

So in my leedle mind I am counting up the people I know in the local environs who I could invite to this imaginary soiree. And they could bring other ahrty types, and we could have a salon. How wonderful!

10 comments:

  1. I vote for coffee table #1... the edges are softer for those of us uncouth enough to put our feet on the table.... don't judge me.... it's doctor's orders.... helps with the swelling!

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  2. Hope you put your studio in a leedle corner of your new room...it'll add to the ambience for your ahrty pals... and why waste all that beautiful new lighting?

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  3. How lovely to have a sofa and table in a studio.
    Is white a good idea for a studio where dyes and paints are being handled?

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  4. This is the only time since we left Kentucky that I wished I still lived there! Then I'd drive my hiney down to your little salon! It would be fabulous!
    I have a coffee table like the one on the right - that second shelf holds 4 huge baskets of magazines and knitting in progress, and the top stays (mostly) clean, so very useful!

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  5. Lordy, but I do wish I lived in Tennessee! ;0)

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  6. How about a round table? Everything is rectangular in the room....I'm just sayin'...LOL

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  7. Judy from Northport6:43 PM

    Please define "local environs." Does 890.18 miles (according to GoogleMaps) qualify?

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  8. pammyfay7:22 PM

    When you head back to the store to get your table, experiment with putting some stuff (with some weight--not just a magazine or two!) on the bottom shelf. I've read a bunch of bad reviews online of that table. Seems the support's not so great.

    But your idea IS great! Don't forget a minifridge and a margarita mixer down there for your arteest friends!

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