Friday, June 22, 2007

My Working Studio

Well... what a crazy week (or was it two?) since I last posted. First of all, my hood did not work and it was SUCH a disappointment. After several days of trying things, the best solution ended up being a sheet of metal acting as a baffle. It works fine now, but is definitely not as easy on the eyes as before. I will probably change it to something else, down the road...

But here it is, mostly done on the outside, it just needs a little patio and path so I don't have to walk in the mud to get to it.

It has a skirt

Inside, it still needs the trim painted, but we rushed getting the stuff out there because we have a house guest and needed to make some room in my old art room for a guest bed. So it will get painted eventually, and shouldn't be too much of a hassle to do it even though all my "junk" is now out there. I also need some storage, shelving, art on the walls... it's definitely not feeling homey yet, but it sure is NICE to hang out there and melt glass!

Here is my lampwork bead making side:

melting side

And here is my jewelry creation side:

beading side

Thank you everyone for all your nice comments along the way - it HAS been fun watching it go up! But I sure am glad it's just about done and I can get back to work again creating beautiful things. And Frank can get back to working on the house and all the bathroom remodel stuff. Yay! xoxo, Pam


Blogger Liz said...

It looks great! Nothing like having your own space.

7:10 AM  
Blogger pedalpower said...

It looks great...can't wait to see all the fabulous jewelry that will come from this cute little studio.

6:08 PM  
Blogger said...

Super job! Im curious what you make besides jewelry!

11:30 PM  
Blogger Kristen said...

Ooh, that looks fun! I like the upside-down tub as vent. It's a great space.

2:16 PM  
Blogger Alex said...

Marvellous to see it up. Have been following the build for a while and it's nice to see it finished.

5:10 AM  

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