Inside the Creative Studio: Inspiration and Ideas for Your Art and Craft Space

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Betterway Books, Dec 11, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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Inside the Creative Studio is your ticket to turn your vision of a dream studio space into a reality.

The professional artists and crafters 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, maximize your storage and organization possibilities, and manage your stash of supplies and equipment to keep your work space functional and fun to work in. Experts will also show you how to repurpose furniture, integrate recyclables, and showcase vintage items to establish a space with purpose and personality. You will spend less time struggling with your studio, or lack thereof, and more time actually creating in your unique space.

Regardless of your time, money, or space, Inside the Creative Studio offers charming and innovative solutions for every lifestyle. Artists and crafters of all types, including quilters, fiber artists, mixed-media artists, jewelry makers, sewists, painters, writers, bloggers, and more, share their stories, tips, and studios. Beautiful photographs and friendly dialogue walk you through these active spaces as if you were getting your own private tour. From spacious oases to cute and compact retreats, each space 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 fussing with your space and more time enjoying your creative work.

 

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User Review  - untitled841 - LibraryThing

Photos of studios. Design ideas. Interviews. Resources. Studio ideas and inspirations. Organization tips and ideas. Read full review

Just What I was Looking For to Set Up My Workroom

User Review  - smalle - Overstock.com

I am always looking for attactive ways to organize my creative work space. So this had a lot of neat looking work areas. Read full review

Contents

EIIIIRIERI I SMALL SPAIIRBIRSTYLE 132 BIIIRIERB I MAKE IT YIIIIR INN
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In a Nutshell IIINIEE NVEIEANII 134 Extreme Studio Makeover RRREI ROIION
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Room of Requirement EIIII IUEIEN 140 Drawn to Design NRISIIN IIRAIISE
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The Love Shack ROBERIA I PNIIRRIEN 144 Weaving Happiness EIIRIS ERIENSON
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Studio in the Sky SEIII ARIER 148 Sun Fun JENNIEER IIEINEN
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An Interview with Gail Schmidt 156 Inspiration An Interview with Holly Berube
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BHAPIERS I THE POWER OF nun ANI noun 159 RESOURCES
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Let the Sunshine ln IESIIE REEO
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Livingin Color JEIIIIIII EONIENI
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Yummy Goods MELISSA AVERINOS
120
For Your Illumination RNRPARA DEEANEI
124
My Blue Heaven NRIIIY YORK
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About the author (2012)

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.

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