Musings from the Moonroom

Thoughts on Art, Inspiration, Creativity and Spirit

Art Studio Makeover: Before and After Part 1


The studio painting is done! Woo-hoo! I’m loving the color.

Now I’m dealing with the blank canvas equivalent. I call it empty studio syndrome. The new studio color is so nice and fresh that I don’t want to muck it up by hanging things on the wall and filling the studio with clutter.

I’ve been perusing Studio magazines, and the IKEA, Container Store, Home Improvements, and Solutions catalogs. I’m thinking about switching my regular work table for a work bench. My punch list has been written and I know I’ll be adding to it.

For now, I’ll share with you the nearly empty studio before and after pictures.


Rear Wall Studio Before New Paint

Studio Center Before

Studio Front Wall Before


Studio Rear Wall After Paint

Studio Center After

Studio Front Wall After

I love how a fresh colorful coat of paint can transform a room. What do you think?

Looking for more art studio inspiration? Check out Libby Mill’s Studio Snapshot series. My studio was featured in this series in June, 2008

5 thoughts on “Art Studio Makeover: Before and After Part 1

  1. Hey.. it looks great… very warm feeling. I can’t wait to see it in person. I betchya it’s even prettier.

  2. Wow, the new color looks fantastic, Amy! I agree with Judy…so very warm and inviting. Makes ya want to go in a brand new creative direction. ;-) Can’t wait to see it in person!

  3. Wow!! And what a fabulous room to work in!!

  4. Wow! What a great space! Colors do make all the difference!

    • Thanks Carla and EVA. My studio space has always been special to me. The new colors make the room, and me, feel refreshed and ready for new work.

      Karen & Judy, thanks for your support through all the craziness that brought the studio to this point. I can’t wait for you both to see it and to feel the difference.

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