A Charlie Brown Kind of Christmas Days 5, 6 & 7

The weekend was a mix of rain/snow and sun/cold.  I finished the first major unpacking of the studio and have it cozied up to my liking.  Still more boxes in the barn, but I am letting them sit.  I’ve plenty to do and maybe I don’t need what’s left, we’ll see.  There is always a place to donate if nothing stirs in a month or so.  I’ve now got my work table up and ready.  Wonky storage listing to the left on our 200 year old floors, a paint board easel on the wall and a sewing desk in front of the fireplace that wasn’t with lots of art on the mantel to make me happy.  We’ve even got room for a sit and a coffee and of course a place for doggie naps, the most important consideration.  Here’s a bit of a tour.

It all feels a bit luxurious to me and I am looking forward to speckles of paint hitting that peacock blue floor.  It won’t take long.  That’s one of my Kelly Moore paintings you see when you open the blog.  It’s keep watch and giving me ideas always.

The Advent garland is coming along nicely with days 5, 6, and 7

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Now to put some lights on our tiny Christmas tree.  I’m off.  Hope your weekend was a glorious one.

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19 Responses to “A Charlie Brown Kind of Christmas Days 5, 6 & 7”

  1. Valerie-Jael December 7, 2014 at 4:15 pm #

    Fantastic work again. Your place is really taking shape now, just great! Hugs, Valerie

  2. Kay Wallace December 7, 2014 at 4:20 pm #

    I am loving your new studio, Corrine! I knew when I originally say the blue floor that all too soon it would come alive with other colors as well! Makes me smile to think of it. Loving your evolving garland, my friend!

  3. joarty1 December 7, 2014 at 4:37 pm #

    Looking good Corrine. LOVE the lounge….but the room is so tidy. It would really inspire me to make a faboulous mess. The garland is SO awesome!

  4. deb December 7, 2014 at 5:05 pm #

    Love it Corrine!!! How wonderful to see your studio. I especially LOVE your wood ceiling. So nice of the pups to pose for you! 🙂 Hugs! deb

  5. pamelaarts December 7, 2014 at 5:06 pm #

    Your studio look absolutely wonderful! I must visit!!!

  6. kampysgirl December 7, 2014 at 6:46 pm #

    Oh!! What a wonderful studio!! So warm and huge!! I would love to see more of what is on those shelves and in those bins- heehee nosey artist girl that i am! lol
    And your pups are adorable posing for pictures- heehee
    Your new pieces for your Advent line are awesome- specially love the antlered gal! xoxo

  7. jan2bratt December 7, 2014 at 6:59 pm #

    Looking so festive and cozy and ready for you to start messing it up again.

  8. Lyle December 8, 2014 at 6:51 am #

    your studio looks great! roomy! you could have a small class in there! I,too, love the floor color and ( envy your opening picture. his work is so great!

  9. Bleubeard and Elizabeth December 8, 2014 at 7:52 am #

    What a glorious new place for you and your “kids” to have fun in. It looks so clean and ready for you to mess it up (grin).

    And of course, your Charlie Brown decorations are coming along nicely. Each is so different, yet each shows what fun they are.

  10. Judy Shea December 8, 2014 at 9:19 am #

    This say YOU all over it. I love how it captures me. The colors and your wall from your little studio. It’s YOUR canvas, for sure. and the couch? So adorable.

  11. Dorthe December 8, 2014 at 11:26 am #

    Corrine, your studio looks wonderfully homey and happy in all the wonderful colours . Love you mixed blue and green, so fresh,- and love your calender, the birdie is my favorite,lol- they all look so great hanging there on the cord forming a bow-
    Thank you for inviting us into your new room of happiness !
    Hugs,
    Dorthe

  12. Kim Andersen December 8, 2014 at 12:35 pm #

    I’m green with envy 🙂 – make that an electric lime green. Hey – where’s the chair? Do you stand at your desk?

  13. Katrina Calice December 8, 2014 at 3:04 pm #

    Your studio looks so lovely Corrine, I love that blue floor, what a cosy and inviting place to have fun and create in! As for your advent art, I love each and every one, just great!

  14. Terrie Purkey December 8, 2014 at 3:26 pm #

    What a delightful room – so full of personality and it’s just so welcoming. Who wouldn’t feel creative in this space???? 🙂

  15. Suzy December 9, 2014 at 5:22 am #

    A fantastic space to play Corrine! Beautiful rich colors everywhere I look! Must feel good to have it all out of boxes! That is the most gorgeous Advent calendar I have seen!

  16. ~*~Patty Szymkowicz Magpie's Nest December 9, 2014 at 5:07 pm #

    Lovely new space and chance to reevaluate what to keep and what not.
    Your Advent garland is wonderful too!
    fa la laa
    Happy December
    oxo

  17. Nancy Lee December 9, 2014 at 9:02 pm #

    I love your studio! Oh, my, and a cup of coffee would be SO perfect!
    All the dogs around! How fun!

  18. sheila 77 December 10, 2014 at 11:04 am #

    Your banner has a special magic, these three are just my thing.
    Your winter bird has quite a look in his eye, love his chenille-type legs and your girl is so sweet with such a lovely face. I like the star too. This would be a fabulous workshop, a banner making workshop.
    Loved to see your studio too, so cosy and welcoming and ready for Art.

  19. marjiekemper December 17, 2014 at 10:44 am #

    You’ve made such progress on the house — WOW! And I love how your banner is progressing.

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