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My Craft Room

I am so excited to give you a tour of my new Craft Room! We moved into a new house this summer and I claimed the extra bedroom for my craft room. At first this bedroom was the “catch all” room and complete train wreck {as you can see in this before picture.}  After months of planning and many hours later, I created my dream craft room. {see my inspiration board here}

Welcome to My Dream Craft Room

craft room

I LOVE it! Isn’t it gorgeous? I love the yellow chandelier. killer. {$3 find at the thrift store + yellow spray paint} and my crib spring turned inspiration board. perfect. Gray stenciled wall. to die for. And the most drool worthy craft room storage boxes from The Original Scrapbox. amazing. This my friends, is a dream come true for me!

fabric organization

In case you didn’t know, I’m a fabric hoarder. There is 60+ yards of fabric on the rod alone. {yes, i have my fave fabric shops on speed dial. haha} Davis made the bottom shelf unit from an old book shelf we found on the side of the road. we turned it on its side, added cubbies, and painted it white. {more details on this transformation to come.}

ideas for a craft room

I heart these colors.

scrapbox sewing box

This is the Sewing Box from the Original Scrapbox. This little box of magic unfolds into an amazing sewing station. It fits both my sewing machines and some storage.

Some of you may recognize that blue chair from this post.

craft desk

I have the EZ View Desk in the center of the room with 2 upholstered bar stools {more on those later}. I also got the extra set of drawers to make the desk higher {who doesn’t love a few extra drawers!} it makes the desk the perfect height to stand at and work. Oh and the see through top is very handy!

craft room organization

I think this is my fave work station. The Work Box is such an awesome piece! Its rather large, but it holds SO much! I love how it has so many different sized cubbies + a small table. This is the perfect place for my Cameo because there is a small hole in the back so I can plug it in. So now all I have to do is hook up my laptop and cut away! And icing on the cake, this box is on wheels and is really easy to move. {I moved that large hunk of awesomeness all around the room….by myself…..to determine the exact right spot for it. no lie.}

craft room storage

And lastly, the Craft Box. This is a great storage box. It is smaller than the Work Box, but it also has a pull up table top and holes in the back so that you can plug in your crafting tools. {glue gun, cutting tool, computer, etc} This box is not on wheels and so its harder to move around than the much larger Work Box. And I wish this one had a few more bin sizes. This is an excellent storage box, I just think I prefer the larger Work Box because its easier to use and has more options for storage.

crib spring craft idea

I gave my old crib spring a fresh coat of paint. Now i am using it as my inspiration board to hang pictures and items that inspire me. This corner of the room is my fabric cutting station. I love all the great natural lighting in this corner. Its great for taking pictures for all my tutorials. The white desk is my original craft desk that I started out with. I got when we moved to Viriginia 5 years ago. The turquoise dish is an vintage pyrex dish. {love the colors of vintage pyrex!} You’ll notice i have a few of them around the room.

I adore vintage dishes! {remember my milk glass plate wall?}

ideas to store ribbon

I was stumped on how to organize my ribbon. Half of it was on spools and half of it was not. Thanks to the lovely ladies on Craftaholics Anonymous Facebook page, I found the perfect way to store my ribbon. {check this comment thread for some great ideas and links!}

craft room organization

I just love being organized. It is so refreshing! After the chaos of moving this summer, its rejuvenating to finally feel organized and know where all my crafting supplies are.

craft room decor

I tried to use my crafting supplies to decorate my craft room instead of hiding them all away. I feel that the colors and textures of my crafting supplies are an asset to the room and help inspire my creativity. 

I am planning to do a video tour of my craft room over Thanksgiving so you ladies can get a real visual tour of the layout. Just looking at pictures can be difficult to get a real feel for a room, so I’m going to try my hand at making a guided tour video. we’ll see how it goes! lol

CRAFT ROOM SHOUT OUTS: First, I want to thank Davis {the hubster} for all of his help and support in making my dream craft room a reality. He spent hours along side me working in my craft room. And for the record, he stenciled that gorgeous wall. all by himself. I love that man!

Second, huge thank you to The Original Scrapbox for providing me with the most amazing storage boxes known to crafters! Their products are high quality and designed with the crafter in mind. huge fan here. keep reading for a chance to win one of their products!

Third, thank you to my good friend, Cara for taking most of the pictures in this post. The dismal cloudy day + my old camera would not have done this room justice.

Watch a video tour of my craft room.

disclosure: i received free products from The Original Scrapbox to review. i was in no way obligated to give a good review. all opinions are 100%. please see my disclosure page for a complete statement.


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About Linda@CraftaholicsAnonymous

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
    Tara says:

    Did you DIY the gray stencil wall? Do you have a post on how to do that? Love it!

  2. 2
    Beverly says:

    That is incredibly gorgeous! The wheels are turning….maybe I’ll do something different in mine!
    What I really want to know is does your room stay this organized and neat? My biggest problem is when I’m working on something, the room is in complete disarray until I’m done with the project…then it’s on to the next one!

  3. 3
    laura says:

    I already follow you, or is it stalking..?? umm love the craftroom and the giveaways are sweet too!

    • 3.1

      Hi Laura,
      Guess what…your stalking paid off! haha You won the Ribbon Box from The Original Scrapbox! congrats!! shoot me an email with your mailing address no later than 12/5/11 to claim your prize. If I do not hear from you by then, a new winner will be selected.
      thanks!!
      linda

  4. 4
    laura says:

    Liked Original Scrapbook on FB and let them know you sent me!!

  5. 5
    Janelle D says:

    So pretty! You & your hubby did a fantastic job. Hope you enjoy it!

  6. 6

    Wow, Wow, Wow! Just stunning! I could only DREAM of having a craft room be a sanctuary like this! I love it! And no need to enter me in the giveaway. I just HAD to comment on your absolutely ENVIABLE craft room!

  7. 7
    Megan Compton says:

    Love love love it!! Your blog is amazing, and this inspires me even more to get organized and get to crafting!

  8. 8
    Leslie says:

    Absolutely awesome!! I love the storage boxes–very cool!

  9. 9
    Sandy says:

    All I can say is WOW!!! What a beautiful crafting space. We moved this summer too and I got my own crafting room, but it is nowhere near as nice as yours. I would so love one of those Sewing Boxes. The table I sew on is way too small :( Can’t wait to see the video

  10. 10
    Beth says:

    I love your craft room, it’s beautiful.

  11. 11
    Sanjushka says:

    Your craft room looks greao, gorgeous! I’m sure you enjoy crafting in it!

  12. 12
    Kelly says:

    I’m so jealous!!! I’m working on my new office/craft room too but it doesn’t look anything like yours!! Can you come and take over the decorting of my room???

  13. 13
    CLM-Cindylu2u says:

    I am just in awe of your room, FABULOUS!! Not only organized and functional it’s stunning!! Enjoy and thanks for the opportunity to win this fab ribbon organizer!!

  14. 14
    Diana Tosch says:

    great job! I will be dreaming of your craft room all day!!! Puts my laundry/craft room to shame.

  15. 15
    CLM-Cindylu2u says:

    Stopped by The Scrapbox on FB and told them what a FAB room you have!!

  16. 16
    Heather says:

    Love the new craft room!!! I can only dream about a room like this! :) No extra rooms!

  17. 17
    Jamie Lee says:

    It looks amazing. My favorite thing is your blue sewing chair. I love the color.

  18. 18
    Jessica says:

    Sooo jealous….your craft room is SUPER AMAZING!!! Thanks for the show and tell, and the chance to win!

  19. 19
    Dorothy says:

    I really wish my craft room looked like yours! It looks amazing!

  20. 20
    Dorothy says:

    I liked the Original Scrapbook on facebook. Thanks!

  21. 21
    Odile says:

    I love it! it’s so beautiful! perfect space for create, inspire your imagination. I love it! have a nice day!

  22. 22
    Abbey says:

    OH MY GOSH…it’s lovely. You’re making me second guess my craft room color choices! I went bright/funky fun. Your space is so calm, trendy, and peaceful. I really like it. How gorgeous.

  23. 23
    Karan says:

    What a wonderful space you have made. How I wish I could do so much of what you have done. It is so organized and the colors are tops in my book. Loved the idea with the crib springs. Nice to have a place to keep those inspirations handy.

    And I would so love that ribbon box.

    Karan

  24. 24
    Niki says:

    This room is stunningly beautiful!! Great job!! I pinned it to my craft room inspiration board for when we get in a new house. :)

  25. 25

    WOWZA!! it turned out amazing!!

  26. 26
    Rosemary says:

    Great job – looks wonderful. You will get lost in there.

  27. 27
    Lizzie says:

    I would love to win this!

  28. 28
    Lizzie says:

    And I am envious of your room! I follow you on Google Friends.

  29. 29
    Lauren says:

    I’m speechless! It’s amazing!

  30. 30
    Jessica says:

    Sooo jealous…your craft room is SUPER AMAZING!!! Thanks for showing and telling, and for the chance to win!

  31. 31
    Linh C says:

    What a beautiful, organized, practical space for creating! I going to show this to my husband and request that I need a space like it!

  32. 32
    ptwoodie says:

    It was worth the wait! Your room is awesome, what an inspiration!

  33. 33
    Linh C says:

    I like them on fb and left a comment about your craft room.

  34. 34
    Kelli Airey says:

    Linda, it’s absolutely *gorgeous*! I LOVE the Sewing Box. How clever! You will have tons of fun in this crafty room : )

  35. 35
    Cindy Nemec says:

    I just reinvented my grown daughters room into my new craft room. I love my new space, and need to win!! : )

  36. 36
    Evelyn says:

    Lovely! You and your husband did an excellent job – love the stenciled wall!! Everything is so neat & tidy and I LOVE neat & tidy. Beauty and creativity abounds in your special room!!! Woo Hoo!

  37. 37
    Patty says:

    Great room! Would love it in my house. Thanks to you and Orginal Scrapbox for a great giveaway.

  38. 38
    Erica T says:

    I would love to win this!

  39. 39
    Donna says:

    A crib spring? I don’t know where you get your creative vibes but please keep em coming! I love it!!

  40. 40

    OMG I LOVE it! I have had yellow and turquoise paint waiting for my craft room for about 2 months now. We moved 3 weeks ago and I did the same thing… claimed the extra bedroom! I can’t wait, I hope mine turns out half as beautiful as yours!

  41. 41
    shiori says:

    Can I move in?

  42. 42
    Tabitha says:

    Just absolutely breathtaking!!! You took it to a whole ‘nother level!! Great job, I hope you have many fun days creating and crafting in there!!!

  43. 43
    Looona Lou says:

    Amazing! What a wonderful craft room! :)
    It’s like your little world!

    ♥Looona Lou.

  44. 44
    Vicki says:

    Wow, that’s probably the best craft room I’ve ever seen! Lucky, lucky lady!!
    I am following The Original Scrapbox on Facebook.

  45. 45
    Vicki says:

    I follow you via e-mail and on facebook.

  46. 46
    Robin says:

    I just liked original scrapbox on Facebook. Your craft room is too die for! I love the color scheme and might have to steal it for my bedroom remake (or a craft room).

  47. 47
    Mary says:

    It’s so beautiful, great job!

  48. 48
    Christine says:

    Wow, this is MY dream craft room, too! So beautiful!

  49. 49
    Christine says:

    I am receiving your rss feed thru Reader, too!

  50. 50
    Christine says:

    And I also “liked” the scrapbox on Facebook! :)

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