I love my home. It’s cozy and comfy. I have all of my favorite spots to read and crochet and work. But sometimes you get sick of your own home, no matter how much you love it there. Sometimes you just want to go relax in someone else’s totally wonderful space that’s not your own. That’s why we go on vacations (and maybe stay in places like the knit and crochet room at Hotel Pelirocco!)
Soms fantaseren ik over het besteden van een lang weekend vakantie in de super creatieve huizen van hobbyisten die ik heb gezien die gedeeld visuals van hun ruimte op hun blogs. These are people who have amazing beautiful, looking homes that are filled with a gorgeous sense of style. I feel like if I spent a weekend there I’d come home infused with their creative spirits!
Here’s a look at five of those crafty homes I’d love to retreat to:
1. Creatieve Carmelina
Everything about the Canadian home of blogger Creatieve Carmelina whispers serene creativity to me! Here’s a video tour of her studio space:
2. Lucy van Zolder 24
C’mon, you know you’ve thought about asking Lucy of Zolder 24 if you can come stay in her house even if you don’t know her! (Or am I the only one … ?) Although I have to say I would have trouble deciding if I wanted to stay in the 100-year-old Victorian Home she lives in in North of England or go traveling in the family’s cute caravan with them:
3. Jo Hamilton
Jo Hamilton makes those amazing crochet portraits that you’ve probably seen around the web. Een tijdje terug Work.Place showed her in her creative space. I wanted to take it over for a weekend! What a creatively organized Portland home.
4. Edie Eckman
Crochet designer and author Edie Eckman was interviewed by Crochetville about her home in 2010. It looks so cozy to me and I really love a space with lots of windows! Plus it has a great yard for warm Virginia days.
Trouwens, Chickiedee does these tours with Q&A every Sunday and other crocheters (onlangs Twinkie Chan) have also showed off terrific creative spaces I’d love to retreat to as well.
6. A Bonus Space
This one isn’t a home but I had to add it as a bonus because it’s such a great workspace. It’s part of the super creative and cool looking headquarters of Urban Outfitters. I learned about this one from a post over on Positief haak a little while ago. Maybe they’d let me co-work there if I were ever in the area. :)
Whose house would you want to stay in if they offered it up as a creative retreat?