Oh, man! It took forever and we still aren't done unboxing stuff!Or rather, I'm not done unboxing stuff. The kids and my DH have gone off to school and work, leaving me at home with piles of boxes to be opened, sorted, organized, and eventually put away. The plus to all of this falling on my head is that I get to decide how the house looks, at least until my DH comes up with something different.
I also get my own art room! WOOHOO!!! It faces south so I get sunlight in through the window all day long. I've also been laying claim to all the extra shelves in the house and stashing them in my room. I have soooooooo many books, fabric swatches, tablets of paper, paints, and brushes that all need homes. Once I get an art table I can actually start arranging the furniture and shelves to the best possible places. I hate having all my stuff in boxes, but it all has to stay there until I get everything else put away.
The best part of this art room is that it has a door! Once the kids are in bed or are otherwise occupied and happy, I get to sneak in there and shut the door! Even if I can't, I can still close it and keep them from going in there when I'm not using it.
For now, I'm exhausted and just want a hot chocolate and a nap.
"Every artist dips his brush into his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures." -Henry Ward Beecher