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Embrace your space!
The professional organizers and editors of Studios magazine give you the tools to create your own one-of-a-kind artistic environment in this best-of compilation. Learn how to find space in your home, whittle down your stash, and get tips on maximizing your storage and organization. Experts will also show you how to repurpose furniture, recyclables, and vintage items to establish a space with function and personality.
Inside the Creative Studio offers imaginative and unique solutions for every lifestyle, regardless of money, time, or space. Artists and crafters of all types--quilters, fiber artists, mixed-media artists, jewelry makers, sewists, painters, and more--share their stories, tips, and images of putting together their customized creative spaces. From spacious oases to cute and compact retreats, each studio offers countless inspirational ideas.
With some of the best articles and creative inspiration from Studios magazine, Inside the Creative Studio offers everything you need to know to spend less time making your studio work and more time actually creating.
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About the Author
Cate Coulacos Prato is the editor of the increasingly popular Cloth Paper Scissors Studios magazine, online editor for Quilting Daily and Cloth Paper Scissors Today, and the author of Mixed-Media Self-Portraits: Inspiration & Techniques.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. A Room of One’s Own
Claim Your Creative Space Mary Hettmansperger
A Dream Studio Realized Ginny Burdick
A Gift to Myself Catherine Thursby
Branching Out Margie Woods Brown
Hay Loft to Artist’s Loft Sara Lechner
Inspiration: An interview with Eva Hanusova
Chapter 2. Organization and Storage
Clutter Out, Creativity In Lesley Riley
Disarray to Display Gina Lee Kim
Made to Order Jane Dàvila
Holtz Everything Tim Holtz
Fits to a T Renay Leone
Inspiration: 101 Organization and Storage Tips
Chapter 3. Flea Market Flair
From Dump to Divine Brenda Brink
Top Drawer Wendy Vecchi
A Little Jewel Box Holly A. Stinnett
Nifty, Thrifty Lucie Summers
Organizing with Vintage Collectibles Susan Borgen
Inspiration: An Interview with Elsie Flannigan
Chapter 4. Small Space, Big Style
In a Nutshell Janice Avellana
Room of Requirement Liza Julien
Art Thrives in a Small Space Roberta L. Philbrick
Studio in the Sky Seth Apter
Strategic Design Michelle Spaw
A Tiny, Tidy Studio Susan Borgen
Inspiration: An Interview with Gail Schmidt
Chapter 5. The Power of Light and Color
Let the Sunshine In: Leslie Rego
Living in Color Judith Content
Yummy Goods Melissa Averinos
How to Choose the Best Lighting Barbara Delaney
Light Box Lesson Ivy Demos
Inspiration: My Heavenly Blue Floor Kathy York
Chapter 6. Make it Your Own
Extreme Studio Makeover Pokey Bolton
Drawn to Design Kristin Krause
Weaving Happiness Chris Erickson
Sun and Fun Jennifer Heynen
A Window to Design Catherine Nicholls
Inspiration: An interview with Holly Berube
What People are Saying About This
"Do you dream of having a studio of your own, a place where you can think, create, make a mess, or even teach? Anyone who answers yes will find plenty of encouragement in her book." Bangor Daily News