Studio Cabinet Update

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In our May, what we’ve been up to share,

we included a chalk paint treatment to some studio storage.

I recommend for any large painting projects.

No stripping or sanding, just start painting.

For our application, we used Annie Sloan purchased at Nettie Suze.

Here is the pretty cabinet reveal.

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One set houses pastels, glues & framing equipment.

On top,

some acquired vintage (my dad’s)

tools of the trade.

Sculpting, palette knives and photo developing pan

& anything for small constructive projects.

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Also…

Some familiar faces.

The watercolor is from the Hairraising Halloween collection.

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The old windows were salvaged from my hub’s childhood home,

on 240 Main St.,

now underneath a mini mall.

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Vintage clothespins secure the

Scripture index cards, hand written (other side) by our Syd,

especially for me, to encourage during a dark time.

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The other cabinets have all printed and promotional matter.

All of the doors still need their knobs

and a clear wax coat.

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On the counter tops…

My mom’s French female book end and one of my dad’s sketches.

Several porcelain pin cushion tops, saved for a future Handmaids® challenge.

All gathered around my aunt’s miniature cafe furniture.

An antique re-print

available soon on our

Joy Studio Vintage shop.

 JoyStudioCabinetGA vintage paper cutter conveniently holds our product labels and twine.

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This was the fun part of the home studio project.

Finding a place for everything,

cleaned up, freshly painted and everything in it’s a place.

Then surrounding myself with treasured sentimental items

creating an inspirational work space

offering both comfort and joy.

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It was high time!

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Ahhhhh,

At last, organization is at hand!

Please stay tuned for

a full Joy Studio(s) reveal and news!

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4 thoughts on “Studio Cabinet Update

  1. oooooo your stuff!!! I love this… like coming into a gallery each time you sew. LeeAnna at not afraid of color

  2. Ohhhhhh Janet, so lovely is the cabinet, but goodness those little treasures displayed are so wonderful. If those things could speak, what could they tell us?
    I have my parents old wooden shoes (they are from Holland) and I also have a pair of clip on to shoes, sort of ice skates. Treasures,
    Happy Fall!!

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