Studio 127 Blog

Hello!

Creativity and inspiration are everywhere, even in the ordinary things of life. In my humble opinion, it's a good thing to always being on the lookout for these qualities, because it can lead to finding beauty and joy in unexpected places. But you won't see them if you don't look for them.

I'd like to share some of the things I find with you.

Welcome to Studio 127

Technically, Studio 127 is not new…we’ve been located inside this space since February 2019, and before that we were just down the hall for nine years. I’ve been painting and hosting parties and…

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The Willow Tree: On a Sunday Drive!

Our family has always enjoyed taking Sunday drives…even when they are not technically on a Sunday. Our kids know (now) that when we say we are just going to go for a couple…

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Discovering the Beaverdam Swamp

This discovery happened last week, right after it had rained heavily. Well that could describe almost every week this year, couldn’t it? It has been a very long time since we have been…

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Sharon Johnson Park

My Discovery Day happened at Sharon Johnson Park in New Market. We have been there many times over the years for one reason or another, since we live out in that general direction.…

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Gold Sprint Coffee

We watched this little white building on the corner of 9th and 1st – just a block from Lowe Mill undergo a transformation from something that looked like an old shop of some…

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Marathon Discovery

This week my Discovery took place in Nashville. I’m a fan of the show, “American Pickers,” not just because of all the amazing things they find, but I really love the respect and…

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Downtown Discoveries

This week I took my discovery trip downtown. I drive through the downtown area on my way home from the studio at least once a week, just because. So this week I had…

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Dedicated to Texture

This week’s post is more about a thing than a place, though I found all of these at the same place; The Preservation Company on Meridian Street. I mentioned them before, I think….…

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Hartlex Antiques

I’ve driven past Hartlex Antique Gallery for years and never gone in. I remember when they used to be in what was later Hobby Lobby and then something else, (I don’t remember what).…

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Roosters Crow Coffee Roastery

Don’t you love discovering new things? I know I do. Even if the thing (or place) is not literally new, if it’s my first time seeing or experiencing it, then it’s new to…

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