Yesterday, I decided to spruce up my little studio space. All of my supplies are kept in a walk-in closet in our guest bedroom, but I usually do my work at a little table right outside the closet. The table is something Jason made several years ago out of a solid-core door and some table legs, but it's never been painted or stained. And there is a shelf with some drawers hanging above that was also unfinished. I unfortunately didn't take a "before" photo, but here is an older photo of the area.
So I painted both the table and the shelf. The table is now a sort of lime color with a pale blue-green wash over it. Unfortunately, the pictures don't do it justice! It's really a fun, fresh, springy color. And the shelf is now a dusty purple with rusted handles (I still need to add the labels).
I also decided to make a "memo board" to fit behind the table. I'm always accumulating bits of paper (aren't we all?), and never have a place to store them. Perfect! This was really easy to make, and I just used leftover fabric from the duvet cover I made for our master bedroom.
I then scrounged around the house for some more attractive containers to hold supplies on the table, and put them all on a long metal "tray" that had been sitting in a closet, just waiting for the perfect use!
Finally, I hung some fabric along the bottom of the shelf. There's a light mounted there that is sort of distracting-I need it to work, but it starts to hurt my eyes after a while. So this will shield my eyes from the brightness. The final touch was to add the word "Inspiration" right in the middle, because as the title of this post reads, how can I not be inspired now??