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Studios Magazine Feature

Monday, June 25th, 2012

After four years of sharing a one-room studio with my husband, our many tools and supplies slowly multiplied until they were stacked in piles around the room. I’m not sure how long I moved cardboard boxes full of stuff from the table, to the shelf, to the floor, and back to the table, before deciding to do a major overhaul. I’m so glad that we did.

The current issue of Studios Magazine, published by Cloth Paper Scissors, includes photos and an article describing our upgraded studio space. The magazine features a variety of different studios, with great ideas for just about anyone’s space.

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Our main storage problem was solved with open shelving from Ikea and a selection of bins and boxes from the Container Store. The open shelving and clear bins are helpful when I am in the middle of a project and looking for a particular tool. Not only do we store our tools and supplies here, but we also stock our Etsy shops and store all of our shipping supplies here as well.

The opposite wall of the studio is where do all of our computer work. The shelves above our work spaces are great for storing books, files, and extra computer equipment. We hung cork boards on the bathroom door to make better use of the space.

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If you get the chance, check out the Summer 2012 issue of Studios Magazine online or at your local bookstore!

Thanks to Ben Schlitter for taking all of these great photos.

Cloth Paper Scissors

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

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If you get the chance, take a peek at the latest issue of Cloth Paper Scissors (March/April 2010)! The magazine includes an interview with myself about a few current book projects. The issue is filled with great techniques and ideas for collage and other mixed media projects. My favorite project, provided by Jeannine Stein, shows how to make books from repurposed vintage materials. She created some beautiful examples.

Eco Books

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

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Hot off the press! Now available from Lark Books, is Eco Books by Terry Taylor. The book is a craft / how-to style paperback focused on recycling that teaches well over 30 unique book projects, along with tips and other sources of inspiration. The projects are provided by a variety of book binders. A few of my own projects are inside, including a book made from an egg carton, little books made from baggage tags, and books made from cassette tapes. Now you can raid your recycle bin and make these yourself!

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