My Happy Place

My Happy Place

I think we can all agree that crochet itself is our happy place. Whether we are crocheting in our favorite chair, in bed, in the car or with a friend, the act of creating something beautiful from a ball of fiber is a joy. We are all united in this love, or we would not be on the pursuit of the next new project to get on our hooks. That is why I love to keep creating new things to share!

Started from the bottom, now we here

Not only is crochet my passion, but it is also my career. Each day, I get up to design, share, create, and express myself through my craft. One of my favorite places in my home is my own personal happy place. I know that I have shared in a previous blog some photos of the transformation of my craft room.

This was a photo the previous owner sent us of the room before we moved in. *YIKES!*

When Nate and I purchased this house, there was a room with a wood structure of floor to ceiling drawers. We initially thought to remove the structure and use this room as a bedroom, but the more we thought of it, the more it seemed like a waste yet, the entire thing was too obtuse and awkward to do much with. So my mom suggested that we remove the drawers and make each cubicle a shelf for storing yarn and in the middle make a studio so I can film tutorials.

Breathing new life: from old to new

 

As soon as that vision started to formulate the room came to life and over time I have added more to make it “my space.” I love to come in here to craft and create, to film and complete my patterns so that I may share them with you. I even come in here to just escape for a few minutes between the hectic moments of being a working wife and mama.

A room with purpose

This space has come a long way and still has a LONG way to go, but it is a space that makes ME feel good. It allows me to feel like I can come in here and create.

 

 

I put on some music, it is cozy, and I am surrounded by something I love: YARN!! Even Nasir loves to be in here with me, and my kitties think it’s their playground. For me, this room represents a part of me that feeds my purpose and keeps me, quite literally, from unraveling.

 

Share with me about your happy place! Is it a room or a favorite spot in your home?  Is it with a friend that you can sit and craft with? Creating a space and time to do what you love is essential to keeping a good balance between our worries & stresses and all the things we love.

 

 

I hope all of you enjoy a few moments each day ‘In your happy place.’

~Nadia

 

4 responses

  1. That’s Fantastic Nadia,what an excellent job,for an excellent Lady,👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻😍😍😍

  2. We are currently renting and will be moving hopefully into our forever home in the next 6 months. So far now my happy place is the living room. I’m looking forward to creating my happy place soon. Though to be truthful, anywhere I crochet is a happy place.

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