Thursday, February 17, 2011

Reorganize 2011: Craft Area

This was a 3 day nap time project.  It was a mess!!
This is the embarrassing before.  You might not be able to tell from the picture but the desk area is completely covered in fabric and stuff.  I couldn't even sit down to sew.  (Please ignore the awful red carpet, it was there when we bought the house.)

And now for the glorious after...
PHEW!!! i have a desk again!  My fabric is all folded and sorted in bins. My craft bins are labeled nicer and grouped into sections.  I have little areas of inspiration so it isn't just craft supplies everywhere.  Of course if this was a dream Candace Olson would have refinished my basement and taken the red carpeting out and installed cabinets and beautiful lighting. 

Let's take a closer look:
I can reach just about everything I need if I stand from my desk chair.  All the supplies I need while i am sewing are within arms reach.  AND all my labels on the bins are orange :)

This is a new addition.  Now the projects I want to work on have a place.  There is fabric for a quilt, fleece for a hat, christmas fabric for pillows and a t-shirt for a repurposing project.  Now everything I need is together and ready when I am.
This is my favorite part.  I love that I can flip one switch and everything is on!  I did this last year but I wanted to share!
I didn't want my craft space to just be a sea of bins so I have a few spaces where I displayed the things that are important to me.  I like that when I am working I have something special to look at.  

I am so glad I got this done, I have a lot of sewing on my to do list!!!


Jennifer said...

holy crap girl! you have every craft supply ever in there! Jealous!

Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

miamihoney said...

Now that is A LOT of Orange! Good job getting things in order!!

Melissa said...

HAHA I need to show my husband your craft room. It looks like Disney world fun to me but yeah the hubs would not know what to do. poor guy lol

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...