Thursday, July 14, 2011

Welcome to "Where Bloggers Create 2011" 3rd Annual Blog Party

Hello WBC Party Friends !

My Desert Cottage

Thank you Karen for coordinating this great event!
Thank you for coming by or coming back and visiting.  I am always happy to entertain blogalistas - is that a word - I'm using it anyway.

Here are a few pictures of my work area.  I cleaned up for you just a bit cause it's usually not this clean, I must confess.  Hope you enjoy.  

This is what you see as you enter.

 My Blogging station

A closer look.  That thing with the black screen is going away soon.  It has been misbehaving and has been giving me fits so I have upgraded to an iMAC...YAY!

This is my view at my work table.

This is what I see from my work table  if i look up.  I use the white boxes  to store supplies I really don't use often.

And this is directly in front of me -looking up.  More storage and beads and baubles in jars I have repurposed from mainly Yankee Candles.  They are just big enough to hold quite a few strands of beads.

Paz & Amor are still hanging around in their love nest...they hang from the ceiling.

My sign - sorry for the bad picture. I made it out of an old frame and covered cork board in fabric and finished it off with off white flowers.

This is my view out into the foyer and living room as I sit at  my work table.

These are a few pictures of different areas.  

See all the jars?

Final pictures and vignettes

These beauties are getting ready for the "Mes Bijoux Vintages" store on Etsy very soon.

My filing station - my moms sewing box with!

My mom and dad

 Inspirational board.

I hope you have enjoyed your visit.  Please keep the door open for me - I will be by to visit with you soon.  

Karen thank you for all the hard work you put into this event.  God's Blessings to you and to everyone visiting.
JennyKaren Valentine from My Dessert Cottage


Esther said...

jenny!! your banner is beautiful!! congrats!! xoxox

Georgina said...

Ay Jenny girl, can't wait to see where you work, I mean the studio!! LOL I can't possibly join the party, my studio looks like someone threw a hand grenade in there and shut the door. Oh well, I call it "organized chaos," kind of like me!! LOL

Glad to hear your grant $$ came in....I think I told you my sis has been doing that kind of work for years. She's currently working for "Chicanos Por La Causa," in Chandler, AZ and loves her job and the people.

BTW, go over to my blog anyway, no pics of the studio, but my newest work. Have a great weekend, mi amiga, and keep creating.


Petite Michelle Louise said...

oh my..a beautiful collection of "tresors." worth the wait! TFS!

Esther said...

Oh wooooooooooow Jenny!! what a studio!! it could be my favorite shop!! all we love.. rhinestones, vintage, pearls, birds, Marie,crystals...beautiful!! thanks for sharing!! this place looks so quiet.. (I've seen a picture of your husband's tour de france!! hihihi!!) un beso!

bertie said...

Dear Jenny...what a blessed space. From the minute I saw the face of Our Lady, I felt so at peace looking at your lovely treasures. I can see she watches over everything you do as you bless others with your amazing talent. I really enjoyed this post and loved the music. May you continue to be blessed in your creative journey! Please come and say hello at my studio! bertie

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

What a wonderful studio, and so much eye candy to see!!!

Claudia said...

Wonderful = so many great things everywhere. You must love creating in your space.

Jo said...

What a beautiful studio! Thank you for the tour.

rosechicfriends said...

What a wobderful plc a to create in. You have so much eye candy to see and create with. I so enjoyed my visit.
Be blessed, Lorena

Karen Valentine said...

Jenny your studio is absolutely lovely! I soaked it all in and still wanted more! Thank you so much for letting up peak inside. You've got my wheels spinning for when I move into my new space (someday)
Have a lovely week Jenny!

Gabriela said...

Hola!So good to find your beautiful blog!Your studio is just amazing so feminine....
I love it!

TheFairyyellowbugQueen said...

I absolutely adore that desk that your blogging activity takes place on. Boy that is a beauty. Surrounded by such loveliness you must feel inspired often! Your things are really beautiful. Enjoy! *smiles* Norma

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Everywhere you look there is candy for the eye in this fabulous work space. What fun!

blumensnapdragon said...

A girl after my own heart! Love your creative space and your jewelry. I made a rosary-type necklace and loved it so much that I had to keep it for myself. Your vintage inspired jewels...yummy. Read your other blogs-might have to get that soldering tutorial.
What state are you in?

I had no idea that there is a Catholic Etsy Artists Guild!

Lori said...

Your studio is like a mini store! Love your 'boutique'. I especially love all the little touches that make it YOU. Lots of bling going on as well. Thanks for stopping by my blog as well. I'll be back to really take a good look at everything. Too many blogs to check out.

romance-of-roses said...

Lots of beautiful treasures here. I truly enjoyed the tour and like all the bling. You are well organized.

Lovey said...

Now this is a beautiful studio! Oh my goodness...just so wonderfully laid out!! Love the view of your foyer as well! So many goodies, so much fun to have in your creative space! Love it Jenny!!!

Rita Barakat said...

WHat a beautiful room! I love all the glass and baubles! So fun! I also love that you have your mom and dad with you! Very sweet space!

Creative Grammie said...

Wow, your room is beautiful, nicely organized! You have great natural lighting in there.
Thank you for sharing your space and your artwork.

Something Special said...

You have a beautiful blog and an amazing workspace. I love some of your ideas in there too.

Glenda/MidSouth said...

I am just now seeing this post. What a great space to create. Like how you have many of the beads, etc. in clear jars. Thanks for sharing your space.


What an amazing space you have! So many fun stuff and beautiful treasures!
I love your many goodies!
Thanks for sharing.
Have a beautiful day!

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