Tuesday, January 11, 2011

My Craft Corner!! (corner of my bedroom)

Linking to:
( Indie ) Pretty Projects: Creating Work Space in a Small Space
Last week I threw all of my craft stuff from the various spots in the apartment into this corner of my bedroom. Today I had plans to transform/tidy up this corner so that I could actually create rather then be frustrated by the clutter!
Before doing so, I had to check the blogs (of course). Lo and behold!! Ashley at Indie Pretty Projects blogged about corner work spaces. Click the link above to visit Ashley’s blog.
I hadn’t planned on posting a blog about my craft corner but since I couldn’t figure out how to post comments with photos on Ashley’s blog I decided today I would blog about my new (but not finished) craft corner. Keep in mind, I didn’t purchase anything to decorate it—and I didn’t decorate it. I just organized everything, but this will show you how anyone can turn a small space into a work area. DSCF0751
The corner of my bedroom I designated for crafting purposes.
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Underneath the wooden table are plastic drawers. Fabric etc. in the left and yarn etc. in the right.
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Bookshelf! Top shelf (not pictured) has my various animal statues and stuff. Next shelf printer/paper. Following shelf has a few vet tech books, office/school type supplies. Final shelf (beneath all the little items are a unused tv and computer tower) has baskets of ribbon, buttons, seashells, and beads.
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Top of one of our dressers is used as my sewing machine table. Next to the dresser is plastic drawers which contain my painting supplies.
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Another view of the corner.
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Work table: plan wooden table so I won’t mind if it gets scuffed  up, glued, painted, or whatever. My new mat and rotary cutter! Mod podge, hot glue gun, and other needed crafting accessories. Remember I new to this stuff so its not gorgeous, I spend more time making crafts pretty. One day I will craft/decorate for myself :)
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Another view of the corner. That laundry basket is sitting on my bed. To the right of my dresser is a basket full of purses/bags and a giant bean bag called a love sak.
Hope you enjoyed my new craft corner. I literally just snapped photos immediately after I determined it wasn’t too messy to share. Follow me!!
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