Tuesday, October 21, 2008

My Craft Room is DONE!!!

OH MY WORD!!! What a project! But it is FINISHED! It isn't perfect yet, but it is decluttered, organized and ready for me to get busy with Christmas sewing and projects! I will probably have to address this in a couple of posts as #1 I don't know how to compress the pictures to get more in here and #2 this is my procrastination project too!! I struggled with this room for a lot of reasons. I have WAY tooooooo much stuff. I still do. But now it is easier to see what I have and keep after it so that it doesn't grow and take over the room! There are a couple of things that I will change in time. One is the huge plastic organizer/drawer thing that I got from QVC... I don't think I really like it but I will give it a chance for awhile. I am ready to start sewing and working on crafts in my clean and organized room!!!!!!

Some notes about my craft room: This is a room off the workshop in our garage. It was used as an office by the people from whom we purchased our home. It has a concrete floor that is partially painted. I would like to paint the floor again and I would like to paint the walls a nice soft color but that will come in time. The shelves are nice to have but they are not adjustable. Someday I would like these replaced with inexpensive adjustable shelves. This would really make for great organizing! The "table" is built in. It does not go all the way up to the wall in some areas leaving a gapping hole as large as 6"! lol I don't know what was their thinking on that one. Eventually it would be nice to redo this area also. But it does make a great scrapbooking area. I am thinking that I would like to rearrange some of it so that I could use it for a fabric cutting area also. The wall that is blank above some of my storage containers will have a bulletin board.

View my collage of before pics here!

If you would like to see what others are doing in their craft rooms. Checkout the Organized Junkie!


Ginger said...

WOW that was a big job looks so good ok come over help me now! lol
Love that you were able to get that done congrats. We won't talk about my mess it crawled in the living room last night i need to pick it up.I was cutting up plastic bags am making a bowl.
big hugs have a great day my friend!
hugs ginger
Love your girls picture on avon did same thing for mine.Only mary kay

tango's trash & treasures said...

Wow is right!! Great job!! Wanna come help me??? Please!

lindanuts said...

You certainly have a lot of supplies. I would be thrilled to have a room just for crafting but that will never happen. I love to listen to tv while I work! I just collect what I'm going to use and bring it to the family room where I have a small table I use.. Sounds pathetic, doesn't it?
I do use my sewing machine away from the tv....Anyway, I think you did do an amazing job!

Amanda said...

wow your craft rooom looks great!! awesome job!

Thanks for the comment about my new etsy shop. I'll let you know how it goes for sure.

Org Junkie said...

Such a big job but you conquered it, woohoo! So great. I like what you ended up doing with the magazines. Way to go!


StrusaD said...

looks great! Good luck with the upcoming projects for Christmas. I'm sure it will be much easier now that your well organized!

Jill Scott said...

Nice organizing. I'm impressed that you got it done, you have a lot of stuff and it would have been easy to get overwhelmed and just not do it. Are you going to share some of your holiday and craft sewing projects?

HDMac said...

Jill, I have started this project and gotten overwhelmed, distracted, you name it! lol.. This time I was bound and determined to get it finished! PTL!

I will be posting my projects! That is my love, crafting! :)

Heidi Boos said...

Wow! What a space you have and you did a great job making it your own. I can see how you may have been overwhelmed by this project and why it was a procrastination for you, but you did it! Congrats and enjoy the space while you make your Christmas crafts.

Avlor said...

Great job at getting over your procrastination! what an amazing craft room.