Worktable Wednesday

Sadly, today was much more office-based than studio-based. Phone calls and Emails and bills...snooozzze!

I cut materials for two photo albums I’ll be working on tomorrow – I’m feeling sick and didn’t think I’d have any muscle to put into gluing.

Materials ready to cut for handmade books

7:34 p.m.

Drilling holes in bookboard

8:48 p.m.

Everything is ready to go first thing tomorrow morning:

Cut materials for handmade books

8:51 p.m.

When my energy ran out, I worked on inventory. I love math, but really hate hate hate counting things.

I have an Excel spreadsheet that I use every year for my inventory. I start out by updating the costs for any recent purchases. I also have a rocking checklist (who, me?) to help keep me focused.

Starting studio inventory

9:34 p.m.

As cranky as I was about counting, I was happy to rummage through my two shoe boxes full of chopsticks. Yes, I said two. And now I’m craving noodles.

Piles of chopsticks

10:07 p.m.

Here’s hoping that I’ll feel better tomorrow!

2 Responses to “Worktable Wednesday”

By buechertiger - 24 March 2011 Reply

Hope you are feeling better today!
I nominated you for a creative blogger award:

By Elissa - 25 March 2011 Reply

Hilke –

I am feeling better – thanks! My understanding is that awards heal better than chicken soup…


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