Time Capsule: Weekly Challenge #34

Personal Space: WEEKLY CHALLENGE #34

Time Capsule Ideas:

* floorplans
* space planner
* blueprints
* Legos/construction toys
* dollhouse

 

Home Is Where The Heart Is ~ Digital Layout by Leontine Meijer-Tisseur

Home Is Where The Heart Is ~ Digital Layout by Leontine Meijer-Tisseur

A translation of the journaling…

“I am a prototype of a homey person. I’d rather be at home than anywhere else. I think it’s important that my home feels right. We’ve lived in this house now for a little over a year and it has really become our home. No more old furniture, but new which we bought together. I am not a person for a sterile house. I love candles, plants and little things. But not too much. At home I am cluttery, but every now and then the clutter is enough and I will put everything in its place again. There’s not much on the wall yet. We are waiting for the perfect photo. It will probably be a nice wedding photo of the two of us!”

 

Get those creative juices flowing…

* What is the current arrangement of your home’s walls, rooms and other permanent features?
*  Does your home feel crowded? Spacious? Cluttered? Streamlined? Sterile? Just right?
*  Do you plan out furniture arrangements or other major changes before putting them into place? What tools or methods help you do this?
*  How often do you rearrange furniture in your living areas?
*  Has your home been remodeled in the past 10 years? Does it need to be? What would you change?
*  Do you tackle major changes to your home yourself or seek help?

 

Documenting this part of your life now may help others…

* See what your home looked like while you lived there, as it may have since changed.
* Learn more about the vision or goals you have for your living space.

 

Other ideas

* Use a ladder, stool or stairs to take a photo of your main living areas from above. This can provide especially interesting results during times of heavy use. Resist the urge to tidy the room first.
* If your home has seen many changes over time, pull several “then” and “now” photos together in a layout, mini album or display.

 

 

Additional 2012 Design Team sample layouts for Weekly Challenge #34 may be found in this week’s Challenge Galleryif you complete this challenge yourself, please consider posting your project in the gallery as well so others may be inspired by YOU!

 

Coming Tuesday on the Time Capsule blog… additional inspiration to help you complete Weekly Challenge #34 from this week’s sample layout artist, Leontine Meijer-Tisseur.

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