Thursday, 20 August 2015

Craft Room Update

Last month, I had the idea of moving my craft room, and Simon's home office into our dining room. We don't use it, and we both love working together. Well, sadly it didn't work; not really enough space for two rooms to be combined into one.  So with a very understanding hubby; I moved all of my craft room back upstairs.

I've had a little shift around, and I managed to clear a lot and I mean a lot of crafting stash that I no longer used or wanted; so here is the end result.



Simon made this unit many years ago for me, from a clipping that I saw in a Creative Keepsakes magazine.  Becky Higgins had one similar, and I though it would just be perfect, and I've loved it ever since.

Marshmallows on hand :) and I'm trying to keep my everyday essentials out in front of me, rather than hidden away in pretty boxes.

All my quilting fabric is in one place and rather than keep my silhouette on my desk as before, I think this will work better. I can just move it when needed.

Mum and Dad's old cassette storage units came in handy for my inks and pens. In the IKEA cart, I'm trying to keep all the latest and greatest stash that I'm loving at the moment, and at easy reach.  Also, I bought a couple of boxes from TKMaxx the other day (they're on the top by the pin board) and I've kept my latest Studio Calico Project Life kit in the larger one and all blank labels in the smaller.

Easy access to my typewriter too, which means I shouldn't need to move it, to use it. I need to sort though all my scrapbooking paper still, and I've just put the albums here which I'm working on. 

I may move my ribbons to another place later ... but for now, they're fine.

There you have it, I'm happy here. I've tried to make it so that wherever I look, I see something pretty or creative.

I just need to work on my inspiration board and put up a few scrapbooking pages on the walls.  It must be working though, as already, I've completed 2 project life spreads.







15 comments:

  1. This is looking fabulous Sandra.
    Toni xx

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  2. Wow Sandra - that was a lot of organising, it looks amazing! I love the unit Simon made and your desk is great.

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  3. Such a lovely room. I'd want to move in!

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  4. It looks fantastic. I love your racks for paper..a great way to keep the sheets flat and see what you have got

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  5. OMG I wish......sadley only in my dreams Sandra !!

    hugs Diane xx

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  6. I'm so jealous! I want your room! Can I move in? X

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  7. Looks great, and all accessible :)

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  8. Looks fabulous Sandra! Can I ask where you got the white boxes on your desk from - the ones holding stamps and enamel dots etc? Thanks x

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  9. Such a wonderful amount of storage.....love your unit.

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  10. Wow...very organised, loving the storage solutions especially the cassette box & purpose built shelving...handy having an understanding hubby who's not bad at DIY either!! Looking forward to seeing more of what you create!! Txx }

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  11. Looks wonderful and so organised- envy you all that storage!

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  12. It looks really lovely and a great space to craft in xx

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  13. Your space is lush! .......that typewriter.....oh my days!

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  14. Thank you for showing your craft room. I am in the middle of sorting mine out right now! I really want somewhere that I am happy to sit and craft in and not just use it as a dumping ground!. Yours looks well organised and lovely. :-)

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