Monday, 2 November 2015

It's Done! Crafty Room Makeover

Hello. It all took a bit longer than planned, but these things do don't they? Not helped by a tooth extraction and the two day migraine that followed. Anyway, that gave Mr Buttonsforbrains more time to give the walls a second coat and build the furniture. So working around the room this is my Raskog trolley and the left side of the desk. The trolley holds all my colouring gear - copics, watercolours, pisma pencils, stabilo pens, inks etc etc. The desk is a large table top that simply sits on the drawers at one end with the other end attached to the Kallax eight cube unit using a couple of clever little brackets.
I have loads of space compared to my old little desk. I also now face out the window so it's much brighter. My Big Shot plus is handily right beside me - makes such a huge difference.
Swinging further round here are the top four cubes of the Kallax unit. The top nearest cube holds all my planner stuff. The cube below that, in the white basket, are my dies. Now all neatly stored in CD wallets on magnetic sheets - it's working well. The other four cubes below the desk hold lesser used items.
Then there was a change of plan. I was going to get some deep drawers for this length of wall but I loved the cube unit so much that I decided to get a second and have it lengthways. This means I can have some baskets along the top (although I don't know where those natural ones originate from cos' they are a bit smelly!)
 I already had the little unit that the printer and laptop (when not in use) sit on.
And moving right round to the wall opposite the window, another last minute decision. This is a Hjalmaren ladder shelf. It's really cool and I love it!
 Beside the ladder shelf is my spare chair for any guests that want to come and play!
And finally (thanks for sticking with me) close ups of a couple of the things on the walls. This butterfly free motion applique is from Sunroom Sewing. It matches my Mint Macaroon walls perfectly.
And this is my pride and joy. A cross-stitch sampler made by my Mum. I have quite a few of her cross-stitches but this one is my all time favourite.

 So there we have it, I'm a very lucky girl. Now, where did I put that cute little hedgie stamp?

18 comments:

Sarah said...

What a wonderful crafty space Liz. Love the colour xx

Mrs A. said...

Very nice it all looks too. Hugs Mrs A.

Carole said...

Hi Liz.....thanks fro the invite into your lovely new craft room...is the kettle on ? I see you have the chair ready for me!! lol....It all looks so fabulous Liz and so clean and fresh and tidy...can you find anything now? I love the macaroon walls and I noticed the teddies too...I have several of them too! Now don't mess it up too much will you!! Sorry about the tooth extraction and migraine...hope you are feeling better. I am heading in the dentist direction on Wed for a crown....the impression bit...ugh...hate that! Have missed your posts so looking forward to seeing your creations again soon. Hugs xx

Carole said...

Hi Liz.....thanks fro the invite into your lovely new craft room...is the kettle on ? I see you have the chair ready for me!! lol....It all looks so fabulous Liz and so clean and fresh and tidy...can you find anything now? I love the macaroon walls and I noticed the teddies too...I have several of them too! Now don't mess it up too much will you!! Sorry about the tooth extraction and migraine...hope you are feeling better. I am heading in the dentist direction on Wed for a crown....the impression bit...ugh...hate that! Have missed your posts so looking forward to seeing your creations again soon. Hugs xx

Craftychris said...

Ooh wow! What a gorgeous room! It looks a pleasure to craft in. i hope you are fully recovered from your tooth extraction and migraine! Your Mums sampler is wonderful. xxx

Milka Gubo said...

Gorgeous craft room, Liz!!! Thank you for sharing!!! :o)

Paperscissorsglitter said...

Hi Liz,

Congrats on the new craft room. It looks lovely and organised, just how I like mine. Looking forward to your new creations.

Hugs

Jayne xx

norma smith said...

Lovely room, Very tidy Liz, if it's anything like my sewing room, once I start working it soon looks very different, enjoy your new crafty space x

Marianne said...

Love the fresh and clean look of your new crafty pace, Liz. Love the colour on the wall even more now that I see it on the full walls.

Ruth said...

You've done it out superbly! Thank you so much for showing us around. I love how you have it laid out and I love those Kallax units and Alex shelves. It's a fabulous space for creating. Have lots of fun! Xx

Lorraine said...

Your craft room looks fabulous....I could do with you coming to sort mine out!
Lorraine x

Deirdremf said...

Love your craft room. Great storage. Love the co,our. And I love the cushion!

Dotty Jo x said...

What a beautiful room! A little haven of colour and so homely and lovely, Jo x

Jacee said...

Liz, it looks absolutely wonderful, so neat and tidy!
Hugs Jacee
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Pop, Paper, Scissors said...

Pretty Awesome, Buttons!

craftypam60 said...

Absolutely love your craft room! It is very 'me' - I love baskets for storage, nice pictures on the wall - and of course, the Raskog cart! I feel a blitz of my own craft room drawing near.
Well done!

Pam xx

Lee said...

WOWSER,you must be sooooo happy,but where is Boyd lol.xx

Roni said...

Great room Liz, but I wonder how long it will stay that tidy!! Enjoy your new room and I hope your mouth is healing up nicely!

Big hugs
Roni :D xox