Crafty Space: Kimberly at Craftyland

are you ready for another AHmazing *craft room*? love what Kimberly did with the walls! enjoy!

Helloooo Craftaholics Anonymous readers! My name is Kimberly and I share my adventures in all things crafty over at my blog craftyland. I am thrilled to be here today to talk about my favorite room in the house – my craft room! I spent a good solid month transforming my space from a creepy dungeon room to a fun crafty space, complete with bright color palette and painted trellis wall. So imagine my excitement when Linda asked if I would share it with all of you – umm YES please!!
So without further ado.. here it is!
{you can see the before pics of the dungeon here}

Ain’t she cute? I can’t believe the transformation. I love being in there now, crafting up a storm! Here are a few features of the room.

First up is my oh-so-handy cutting table. I got two shelves from IKEA and turned them on their sides, pushed them together, and voila! I use this table as my main work area, I cut fabric, use my glue gun, cut and paste paper, paint, etc etc etc. Some nifty tins and old mason jars hold essentials like glue gun refills, scissors, exacto knives and my rotary cutter. The framed bulletin board is great for posting inspirational pics and pretty clippings I come across.

The best part of the cutting table is the storage! This is where I keep my newly neatly folded fabrics, and other craft supplies that were previously tucked into all corners of our bungalow.

My crafty space is also home to the biggest sewing desk I’ve ever had. It is great to have this much space to be able to spread out my projects as I work. {I need to get a seriously big cushion for that chair though!}

Hooks on the wall house shopping bags and my pink tool belt, and the ironing board is handy for my sewing projects. I really never need to leave this room when I’m in the middle of a project, everything I need for all my crafty adventures is here. If only I had a well stocked mini fridge and a tv in my crafty space I think I would really never leave.
Thanks so much for stopping by to read about my crafty space, and thanks again to Linda for having me!
Happy crafting!

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Linda
Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When not crafting, I can be found chasing my 2 small {but very energetic!} boys or playing with my new baby girl. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥
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  1. 1
    The Oxford Family

    Love the idea of the shelves on their side!

  2. 2
    The Fischer Family

    Wow! I LOVE the color palate! And I also love the idea of putting the shelves on their sides! Gotta love some IKEA! Makes me want to get upstairs and whip my craft room into shape!

  3. 3
    Spittin Toad

    Very Nice!! It's so clean and tidy…I wonder if it still look that way?
    (Please say no). :-) LOL…Mine is always some-what of a mess….But I do Love it!!
    Denise

  4. 4
    Pam

    So neat and tidy! Love it!

  5. 5
    Liz Noonan

    brilliant use of those ikea shelves! i am inspired!

  6. 6
    Marie

    I love that it's clean and clutter free. What a great space to craft in! And the trellis wall is awesome! Great job!

  7. 7
    Jeannie

    I am so glad you got pics of it before the crafting begins! If it was at my house…that would be the one and only time it would be that uncluttered ;) Good on ya!

  8. 8
    Nicolette @ Momnivore's Dilemma

    What a happy craft space. I use those expedit shelves on their sides in my family room for toy storage. When we get a bigger home in a few years, I will totally use them in my studio…

    Love the stenciling too!

  9. 9
    Amanda

    Love your sewing desk. I've been looking for something similar. Where did you find it?

  10. 10
    kimberly @ craftyland

    thanks everyone for your kind comments! a couple answers to above comments:

    1. yes, the room gets messy when i'm working on something but i try hard to put everything away when i'm done {key word being try!}

    2. the desk is also from IKEA! i had it during university and it has been collecting dust since then.. until now!

    thanks everyone!
    kimberly.

  11. 11
    Bonita Rose

    wow.. what a beautiful space, so clean and tidy. and I too love your sewing table and the shelves on the side.. .brilliant… ohhh if only i had this much room.. gorgeous space! hugs xo I am just starting to learn to sew.. I know I will need more space eventually!

  12. 12
    Laura

    I love that wall! It's so pretty.

  13. 13
    jamie

    LOVE that wall :)

  14. 14
    Katy

    Looks great! I just finished my room in the basement too. It's all things lovely! It's too quiet, I need a TV though.

    Love the idea of flipping the shelves. My goodies are from IKEA too. Love that place!

  15. 15
    CAS

    That is some awesome space. I would probably add a comfy chair to sit & blog in & then truly never leave!
    CAS

  16. 16
    DaCraftyLady

    what a great area, and I must say I have never seen such a clean sewing area. Mine is a complete disaster..lol…I have projects and yarn and thread everywhere… how do you do it? Debb

  17. 17
    Renea

    Great space!