Ethereal and dreamy artist’s studio in New Zealand #Decor & Decorating#artists#Global homes#New Zealand#studio#workspaces July 8 | Guest post by Jinx in the Sky WOW — here's the dreamy white and blue studio of Jinx in the Sky, filled with high-shine glass and vintage accoutrements. Enjoy! I'm an artist, and this is where I work. My painting space is located in an apartment building in central Wellington, New Zealand. I live and paint there, which I find more practical (and cost efficient) than having a separate studio. It's nice and bright with lots of natural light which plays an important part in creating my art so I can choose the right colours and see my drawings. I hang inspiring pictures on the wall above my painting desk. Some of it is my own art, or art of friends or photos of good times which give me a little push to create on days when I'm a little off. The space has large windows from which I can see the city, the forest and a part of the ocean. It's a beautiful view and I like being on top of the world and being able to see what's going on – it gives me a feeling of control. It's also a good spot for watching the moon rise. The moon features often in my art. Victoria’s English garden summer studio/occasional shop Victoria started posting her sweet little backyard studio shed in the Offbeat Home Flickr pool. And with each photo, I fell a little bit more... [more] Parts of my studio sometimes feature in my paintings such as: the way the pictures are hung on the wall; the style of furniture like my chair or the victorian mirror but also the little pieces I've got lying around (diamonds, keys, glass bottles, little treasures) all add to the magic like dream symbols I've taken with me into waking life and back into my art again. All furniture is secondhand. It's so cheap and I love reusing something instead of having a new piece, made in China. Ancestors of a friend of mine. I think they came from Poland. It's the only old-as-shit photo I own. I cherish it like they're my own family. My collection of diamonds and seaglass. These pretty glass bottles are -- as you can guess -- also from an op shop. They didn't have any lids so I cut up some champagne corks with a knife and shaped them so they'd fit, then painted them. This is my favourite cause it's the tiniest! I love small glass bottles. Nowadays everything's plastic... If you want to share a space in your house, read up over on the Submisions page. We want to see them. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Jinx in the Sky I'm an Austrian artist currently living in New Zealand. You can see the art I made in this space on my website. http://jinx-in-the-sky.blogspot.com PREVIOUS Order of operations for the daunted decorator NEXT Will and Helen and the house they built — with their own hands Toggle comments [ 4 ] I love your glass bottle collection. My grandmother collects glass bottles, and I have always loved the way they look on a shelf. Yours are beautiful. 0 agree Reply Way cool! 0 agree Reply Very dreamy looking! I think the cutting of the cork to make a stopper is a great idea. They look great painted too. 0 agree Reply Great to see some content from New Zealand! 1 agrees Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.