Saturday, September 5, 2009

Chantal's Studio WOW!

Ok friends...are you ready? Is this the moment you've been waiting for? It's been exactly ONE week since I had the honor of creating with Chantal at her Tidbits & Tassels retreat and I am STILL bragging about it! And, I STILL have some bragging to do because in my next post, I will show you what we made! Yay!

Below are about 22 photos. My advice to you would be for you to stop reading here, pop you some popcorn, fix you a Coke, come back, get real comfy and enjoy the show!!! ;)

IT'S CHANTAL TIME!!!

I mean IT'S SHOW & TELL TIME!!!

I really mean IT'S SHOW TIME!!!

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Now would you like some details? We all love DETAILS, right?

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Break time...we're almost half way though.

How's the popcorn?

Would you like a refill?

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Don't worry...I wasn't even close to this glitter table. I used my ultra zoom lens! ;)

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Well friend, so what do you think? You like? I LOVE her studio.

I could have spent the whole day just sitting there and soaking it all in instead of creating! Her home and her studio are both filled with her art and her personality. It's such a pleasure to be surrounded by all of the little DETAILS!

Thanks to Chantal for letting us snoop into her studio and for letting me share it with all of you!!!

25 comments:

icandy... said...

Oh my gosh!!! Can I move in?! What an enchanting space~ I wish that mine looked like that!!
Happy long weekend!!
Christina

common ground said...

Amazing, she needs to be in a magazine, if she hasn't already! I love that huge cubby full of ribbon. I can see why you had such a fabulous time!
Debra

Karen said...

NO NO NO You can't be done yet!!!!!
I need to know where picture No. 9 is in the room.
I am sitting here cracking up cause I want to spend a day in your studio with Sophie and now I want to get in to Chantal's too!
You guys live too far away!!!! :(

POST MORE PICTURES! :)
I know, I'm a crazy woman!

Gypsy Mermaid said...

auugghh I got my intake again! I was breathless by her studio. Chantal would of had a new pet! ME!! hehe She is so creative and sweet and that room is sooo her! Great pics Jodie! Love ya!

big hugs
toodles-
Sarah

parasols and maryjanes said...

Oh, my gosh. I don't think I can breathe yet. I wouldn't have wanted to leave that studio. Fabulous. Thank you for the show. Now, I know that I could never post pictures of my craft room. Whew!
Thanks for your visit to our blog.
Carol

Hope Ellington said...

Pop pop corn...I made it yesterday just so I could be comfortable today when I got to read the post! I have been anxiously waiting for hours!!! Chantal's craft room is breath taking!
Blessings~Hope

Queenmothermamaw said...

That is a beautiful place and your post makes it so interesting. I am just doing my little thing in my little place and thankful to be able to do what I do. I am sure getting a lot of good ideas from all the beautiful places though. Thanks
qMM

Jessica at Kids Napping? I'm Scrapping! said...

How did you ever leave? I would have pitched a tent in the corner, and promised not to be in the way. It's beautiful!

FitToSeeJane said...

Her studio is so cheery and beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

June said...

Wow Jodie, this is one gorgeous studio. I think I could actually create in a beautiful space like this with all her great goodies to create with. I've never created with glitter, but I think I could get the hang of it at this table.
Hugs,
June

The Victorian Parlor said...

Wow! Now that's a studio! What an amazing place to create. Of course, the detail pictures look like art with your photography:). I can't wait to see more!

BTW, could I get some more popcorn? Kramer took mine:).

Blessings,

Kim

Signs and Salvage said...

Oh I am drooling!!! It looks like a sweet vintage shop with vignette after vignette of yumminess!! How wonderful to be able to combine your talent with her's:):)

NicNacManiac said...

Thanks so much for taking us on this incredible journey with you!! Chantal has the most charming studio filled with tons of eye candy!!
Glad you stayed away from the glitter, wouldn't want you to have some type of reaction...you make me laugh!!
Can hardly wait to see what you chicklettes created in this inspiring space!
Enjoy the rest of the day!
Hugs xOxO, Nerina :)

zandra said...

Love, love, love it! I'm sure you gals had way to much fun! lol Can't wait to see your creations. Hugz, Z

trash talk said...

Oh mylanta...I saw glitter. How'd you get close enough to take the photo?
It all looks wonderful. I wouldn't have been able to do anything except walk around touching everything. Talk about sensory overload!
It all makes me wish I was creative just to have a space like that and a reason for all those pretty things...besides being a junk w@%*e!
Debbie
Debbie

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Jodie,

What a wonderful studio Chantal has!
I just adored marveling at how beautiful everything is.
If I was Chantal, I would be so happy to stay at home all the time.
All the pretty ribbons and treasures everywhere you look.
Thank you Jodie for taking the wonderful photos and for Chantal to so kindly let us take a peep at her fantastic studio.

happy weekend
Hugs
Carolyn

The French Bear said...

OMG! So that's what Heaven looks like!!!!!
Wow, you must have looked for hours at everything, and how could not be inspired for days after to make beautiful things!!!!!
That is an amazing studio, so nice of Chantal to share!!!!!
HUgs,
Margaret B

KayEllen said...

What a wonderful creative space:)
Sooo fabulous
Loved the tour too!

Thanks for sharing... very creative my dear:)

Have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs,

KayEllen

Sares said...

Wow. This would be the dream of every girl that loves to create. What a marvelous fantastic place. I bet it was an enormous amount of fun to put together too. Thanks for sharing these, they were so much fun to look at and to dream about! Have a great weekend Jodie!

T's Daily Treasures said...

I am one of the lurkers. :) My cousin started me blogging a short time back and I have no idea what I am doing. I started going from one blog to the next, starting with one she recommended on her blog, and I am just gobsmacked at all the talent out there. So many beautiful blogs, so much inspiration and so little time! I will be back to visit but just wanted to tell you how fantastic this is.

DeeDee said...

wow I could get really creative in that room..it is just lovely...

Rose Brier Studio said...

oh my goodness, I want that studio! So large, such wonderful storage, so neat! I have got to get my studio in shape...I have Silver Bella swaps to complete!
Thanks for sharing this Jodie,
~Marilee

Julie said...

What a great studio space - it's so well organized and so large compared to my little nook that I have outgrown.

Thanks for sharing girls, there's alot of great storage ideas.

xoxo Julie

cindy said...

wow....what a fantastic studio! I love it. :D

-c
yapping cat

Anonymous said...

Hey,
Maybe its best you waited to open my gift!!!
This is toooooooo much!!!
Give yourself a few days before you open mine!!!
Its unbelievable how stocked her studio is!!! And all what she has!!!
A creators paradise, huh?!!
Hugs,
Gotta go,
library is closing!!!
xoxoxox
krc