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Posted by on Nov 28, 2011 | 2 comments

Studio Tour: A Home Devoted to Art-Making All the Time

Studio Tour: A Home Devoted to Art-Making All the Time

I want to relive my childhood in Susan Miranda’s home where art abounds and at any given time, a big project is unfolding in her living room turned art studio. Susan is an art teacher at a local coop preschool and she creates art in her free time in a variety of mediums. Susan says she “does what she loves,” which means scrapbooking, quilting, painting, quilling, sewing, embroidery, clay sculpting, mosaics, wire sculpting, and “anything else that floats her boat.” Susan took me on a tour of her jaw-dropping studio space, the first thing you see upon entering her home. Her studio takes up the entire front living room. It used to be in the basement, but when the family renovated, they realized they would hang out in the new addition in the back more frequently, and the front living room would become one of those look-but-don’t-touch living rooms. A friend urged her to set up her studio space there, and she got the okay from her husband. (The...

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