Sunday, January 16, 2011

My Creative Space Gets a Makeover

As most people who know me well will tell you, I like to be organised.  My creative area was in need of an overhaul and with the count down on until we head back to the schoolroom I needed to get a wriggle on or there would be no madeit store reopening. I am fortunate enough to have some help in my house cleaning and decluttering - the Miss Courtney is a fabulous addition to our grazing workforce this year, but until the floodwater goes away and school goes back she has been enlisted to help me !! 

Although I have a 'bow room' as it is affectionately called in our house, it is also a spare room so my creative space is actually our lounge room.  I have been reminded on the odd occassion that it's not the best thing to see when you first walk in our door but the lounge room does have it's benefits. Plus when you're flooded in for 20 weeks in a year you don't get many visitors :)

1.  I can watch TV.
2. It is air conditioned
3.  I can see if anyone is coming down the road
4.  I can talk to my husband at night (when most of my work takes place & he is sitting on the couch!!)

So in an attempt to make it look a bit more presentable I have 'borrowed' some storage from the school room (don't ask what IT looks like now - we haven't got to that room yet !!). I think it will work (sorry Donna I couldn't take over the toyroom - it has no aircon and no view !!)

I would love for all my storage to be this neat and organised, but until we ship the kids off to boarding school and I can take over the school room....the lounge room will have to do !!

The craft table where it all happens !!

Think I might need to invest in some more of these !!
They are great for hiding things :)

Definitely could use a few more drawers too !

Ribbon, ribbon everywhere !

Love the digital photo frame with all the AnK models flashing by - great motivation.

The schoolroom shelves definetly came in I just have to work out where to put the MAB's, 3D shapes and sight words...ARGHHHHHH !

 My newest addition to the creative space is my, love, love.  Just perfect for keeping up with ordering supplies, checking emails and posts on facebook.

Unfortunately although I like to be an organised crafter I also make quite a mess whilst I'm creating. So Suzanne I will TRY to keep it clean just for you - or at least until you can come over and see what it looks like !! Oh and Angie - now you can see the amount of supplies in my lounge room, best get over here before they sell out !! I could take photos of the organisation in the 'bow room' but I shall leave that for another day.

1 comment:

Phoebe Waldron said...

OMG are you serious? I wish my work space looked like that! LOL! I should be ashamed of myself! :S