The carpet in the studio is GONE.
Tearing the carpet out was easy - much easier than the steps before and after, which involved emptying the room and then tearing the carpet spike strips up and tearing the baseboards off the walls. I hate carpet spike strips. These nasty, meancing, evil things must have been invented by Satan himself.
On a happier note than evil stabby things, I've been doing some "window shopping" on Etsy for curtains for the room. I found another member of the Interior Design Team who has some designer fabric similar to what I have been envisioning. ArtisticLifestyling has this great fabric:
Mom, you may be called in to help make curtains.