so... i run my small blockprinting endeavours from home. well, for all my printing i actually work in a shed in my backyard!
see... there is my house in the background, sons toys scattered around the yard & chokos piled-up on the ground. a chook or two also live here, along with kenny the cat and jackie brown my forever loyal kelpie.
i blockprint because i want to be at home with my son and look after him. i also do this because i am fortunate to have a supportive partner [mr r.] who allows me to explore my creative side without the pressure to make money - or an income from it (thanks mr r. for these pics!)
i love working in the shed... its a great open space -- double garage with 2 roller doors i open right up and let the natural light stream in.
i am in love with nasturtiums too -- i seem to always have them growing in abundance in my garden, so much so, that i can pick streamers of them & hang in my shed for some added vibrancy & prettiness...
... ok & now we are inside my home...
this is where all the blockprint designs & carving take place and of course the sewing -- tucked away in a little nook of the sunroom. its a cosy & warm room that takes in a stunning northerly view of the springbrook np range. yes, i am lucky to live in beautiful northern nsw.
oh, and a new love in my life -- a vintage ironing board. she stands proud & tall and only cost me $5 from my local thrift store last week! isn't she gorgeous!!
ok, so now you can see a glimpse into my creative space. its nice to have a space like this. its nice to create.
:: where 'abouts' do you spend your time creating?