Monday, June 25, 2012

Organizing My Craft Room!

Yep, its Makeover Monday again, and I am involved in possibly my biggest makeover ever.
 If you have been following my blog this past week you know that I am moving my craft room from the basement furnace room to one of my former guest rooms.
It has been like a jigsaw puzzle to put the shelving together in a way that fits and maximizes storage.  To the left you see the hodpodge, though neatly placed and various cubbies and drawer sets, the variety of materials and colors makes the storage units sort of visually fight with each other.  I decided to unify them using color and theme.

I painted the antique sewing machine drawers white, and then painted the fronts of the gold cubby a cream color.  I do think this helped somewhat.  Next I tackled the theme part.  I had already reverse decopauged the pair of birds on the school cabinet, and since birds are sort of the theme of the room, I found these rows and rows of birds on Graphic Fairy to add charm to the set of shallow storage drawers.

I also made a pennant banner out of more of the quilt that I used for the header on the windows across the room from them.  I still need to finish collecting jars to fill the shelves shown here, and then paint the lids and label them.  But then again, that is a project for another day.

The local quilt guild came by for a home tour last weekend, and I got a lot of compliments on my craft room and how well organized it looks.  If only they knew, I still have so, so much to do to get it so that I can lay my hand on any item I need.  At least that is the goal. 

 Thanks for coming by.


  1. Moving a craft room is certainy a big job. Your new space looks so well organized and will be a pleasant space to work in

  2. I love all the little cubbies for storing things! I guess I have somewhat the same here, but it always looks more interesting at someone else's house. :-) Great organization!

  3. Oh you lucky girl!!! All of that storage!!!!! I can't wait to see it all done and what you make for us! :) Sandy

  4. Your new craft room looks so inviting. Love all your storage. I have a very small craft room, and I'm constantly re-organizing my stash. Have fun creating!

  5. Ah, woman: makin' me dream, you are!

  6. It looks like a well organized craft store! I've got my "junk" in every drawer, cubby, and closet all over our house.

    Your pennant banner is begging to be linked up to some parties. Very cool!!!

  7. We are so glad that you linked up to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday". Please come back again really soon! Thanks! -The Sisters

  8. Very nice creative space! Love the little bird graphics and that banner! Those shallow drawer units are so nice to have!
    My little space is still a work in progress- would love to get it ready to show off for the creative space party.