Setting up an Arts and Crafts Room

Although I’ve written about the importance of setting up creative spaces before, I’ve recently revisited this reality. Due to a home move, I’ve been without an art room for four months. So when I could finally begin designing my new art studio, I had an opportunity to think through what I’d like to do the same and differently.

Of course, I, once again, chose the room with morning sunlight streaming through the window. This is an essential component for me because I enjoy using the sunlight for morning photo shoots.

Yet an issue I’ve encountered is what my sister, Gina, an acrylic artist, put into words so well, “Organizing my art supplies is the bane of my existence.”

Like Gina, I’ve played around with dozens of ways to make my art supplies accessible and organized. What I decided upon was shelving that would lift them off of my art table. READ THE ENTIRE POST…


About JoDee Luna

“I’m lost in a love affair with portrait painting!” JoDee Luna confesses. This author, artist, and educator describes herself as a creative eclectic due to her diverse history, multiple talents, and various career pursuits. She enjoys a host of creative expressions: mixed media, mask making, floral designing, photography, sculpture, and gardening. JoDee believes the creative process infuses her with the courage to try on new artistic identities, take inspired risks, and explore imaginative ideas. She seeks to share her insights with others through her book, Refrain from the Identical: Insight and Inspiration for Creative Eclectics and website by the same name, Both provide helpful tips and inspiration for artistic multi-taskers, those who enjoy various forms of artistic expression.
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