This last week I discovered a brand new room in my home. It's called "My Office". Previously my office was part of another room called "TheOffice/Studio/Room O'Chaos/Mess".
The picture above is the only one I could find of the old set-up. The office portion is over to the right where my computer sat on a teeny-weeny corner of my quilting table and where the paperwork/office supplies/lessons/patterns constantly spilled over onto the cutting table.
This is my view from my sewing machine now. Only my relatively flat lightbox sits on the corner of that table now. Its former home was in the hall. The printers are no longer under the table. Until a couple of weeks ago, the only way to access my color printer was on my hands and knees.
This is my office space now. The table and other organizational shelves/drawers were all just sitting in my garage, begging to be given a (spacious) home.
I cannot tell a lie. This space was created because I took out one of the two twin beds that had been in the guest room. The bed that is left will be replaced by a bunkbed in time, so that no guest accomodations will have been officially sacrificed.
I did purchase 2 lovely baskets (from Ross ... and yes, they were cheap) that are the exact same lovely aqua color as the walls.
I. Am. Giddy.
The new color printer/scanner (the old one bit the dust before any of this process started) sits behind me. Because it wasn't 6 years old like my last one, it can be accessed via WiFi and doesn't need to take up valuable desk space.
My precious pattern files fit perfectly into my other new basket. Each file represents one of my eight quilt patterns on Etsy. Soon there will be nine.
Thank you to Daughter #1 who suggested this idea.
Thanks to Daughter #2 and her handsome hubby who did all the heavy lifting to make this possible.
Thanks to all four of my children for lying by saying they don't care if they have to sleep in a bunk bed.
And thanks to YOU for listening to this incredibly boring story.
And for being happy for me anyway.