A Cute and Functional Craft Room

craft room makeover marked

Earlier this summer my friend Karla asked me to help out with ideas for organizing and decorating her home office turned craft room. Craft Rooms are among my favorite types of projects, so I was happy to help. When I arrived, she admitted that they were mostly using the space for storage but she … [Read more...]

Updates & Wrapping Station in the Craft Room

workroom makeover marked

So last summer, with help from Terry, I made over a room in my parents' basement as a birthday gift for my mother. This is her new craft/sewing/project/wrapping room. {Read the full "after" post HERE}  Up until a few weeks ago, the 'wrapping' part wasn't working so well for her since I never … [Read more...]

Organizing Life {Gift Wrapping Station}

Organized wrapping supplies in an Armoire

I finally did it...I organized my gift wrap into one place. I pulled everything together in my office armoire. ~ I have used this armoire in my office for many years. I do graphic design and used to have a business designing wedding invitations {you can see my old office here} so I have paper, … [Read more...]

DIY Wall/Project Stencil

stencil

There are tons of fabulous stenciled wall ideas out there right now, and an abundance of wall stencils available for purchase. I searched everywhere for a stencil to match a vision in my head for this nook in my Mom's workroom {see the whole room HERE}, but just couldn't see paying $40+ (with … [Read more...]

Workroom/Craft Room Reveal!

chair with table

After another quick two day trip to my Mom's, her birthday present workroom makeover (click to view the back story) is complete! Well, almost complete--the wrapping station was finished up after I headed home, as well as the installation of the ironing area, but its come a long way. I will … [Read more...]

A Craft/Workroom in Progress

basement workroom before

I was beyond touched when my Mom asked me if I would makeover her craft/sewing/ironing/wrapping/decor storage {from here on out I will just call it her "workroom", as she does!} room for a birthday present this year. Here is the before... The room, which is in their basement, was finished by the … [Read more...]

Rethinking Traditional Spaces

Christy's upstairs hall turned playroom

  One trend that I have been following closely is the use of spaces in homes for a different purpose then they were traditionally intended. Sometimes it comes out of necessity, such as the arrival of another child, a work from home job that creates the need for an office space, or the … [Read more...]

A Space of my Own

home office with ikea expedits and countertops

I have been hard at work polishing up several areas of my home, including my office (or as some would say, my "Mom Cave"). We converted this space from a playroom (this would be a great before and after, you wouldn't believe it! } into my home office two years ago as I have a design business … [Read more...]

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