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Friday, October 18, 2013

Wonder What's In That One!

 
I have several weaknesses but the one to which I succumb most often is 'boxes'!
 

Little ones, big ones...


Cardboard, wood or wire.


Open or closed.

 
This is the only organization within my studio - each box has a purpose into which I stuff 'stuff'. 

 
Not knowing exactly what is in any one box at a time gives me hours in which to paw through each and every treasure that I have saved.  What would I do without my boxes?

"Some of the most wonderful people are the ones who don't fit into boxes." - Tori Amos

8 comments:

  1. I have lots of boxes too - although not enough. I think there are never enough boxes!

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  2. I like boxes as well, its amazing what treasures you sometimes find in them, things you had forgotten about years before. I am also fond of cabinets full of small drawers. What better place can there be to treasure away pebbles, sea glass, feathers, bark, lichen and so much more. I think I may be a hoarder but you never know when you are going to need something!

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  3. I love your boxes and confess to a weakness for them as well. I wish I remembered what was contained in each box, but labelling them would be just wrong for a creative type like myself. I'm happy to go searching and poking about until I discover some gem that I had forgotten. Life in boxes is an experience!!

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  4. Oh gosh, me too! I can't bring myself to throw away a "good box" LOL!! I have quite a collection as well, but somehow, I seem to be able to remember the general contents of them all. What's really bad is that I have so many empty boxes!! I do have plans for them though.......one day :))

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  5. I also confess to loving boxes, and have been given many as gifts over the years. They are my prettiest!

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  6. Hi Debbie
    I love little 'bureaus' with small drawers in which to tuck things. Too fun!

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  7. I'm with Debbie too!! Boxes within boxes, with treasures tucked away inside...

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  8. Well, it looks like lots of creative people collect boxes!! I hate to tell you how many hat boxes I have in our bedroom...storing...yes, hats, but also things that other people store in their drawers. My "room" is organized by boxes, but most of them are plastic because I stand in the middle of the room and turn a circle until I spot what I am looking for. But I also have cigar boxes, cheese boxes and whatever else has caught my fancy.

    I really like your WIRE boxes!

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