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Friday, March 1, 2013

Craft/Sewing Closet Reveal

It's the reveal you've been waiting to see.

It's the space I've been wanting to share.

Drum roll please.......

I am very excited to present...

my very own craft/sewing closet!!!!


Isn't she a beauty?

Let me remind you just how far this closet has come.

After the basement remediation, the toy closet was disassembled and sorted through.  The toys and games that were kept found new homes in other closets in the basement.
It was as easy as one, two, three.

Well... it wasn't really that easy.
The parsons desk and cabinet were from my room when I was growing up.  They were used in my son's room when he was a toddler and the desk did a short stint in my daughter's room as well.  For the past several years they have been in either the attic or storage closet.
New contact paper was added to the cabinet and it's the perfect storage location for my scrapbook paper and crafting magazines and books.
  The shelves and drawer unit to the left are from The Container Store, which I purchased during their 30% off sale.  
The storage boxes are shoe boxes covered in pretty contact paper.  
The labels I made as well.  I will have a post next week dedicated to the DIY items in this space.
The glass jars are filled with ribbons and trim that I can see at a glance.

The paint brush containers are also a DIY project.
I love the shelf baskets.  They keep all of the items I use all the time organized but in plain sight.
 The most time consuming part of this project was going through the many closets and drawers I had all of my craft stuff stashed in.  I found so many things that I didn't even remember owning.
These little round magnetic containers are awesome for storing little items.  
I even have a few left empty so I have room to add more supplies.
This sign says it all about me...
Printable Here
Yep...that's how I feel. :)

Let's not forget about the chair I painted and recovered to use in the new craft space.
I love how fun and funky it turned out.
I just love my new craft/sewing closet.  It's such a pleasure to have all of my supplies in one location. 
I can't wait to get crafty!!

I would love to hear what you think of my new space.
Have a great weekend!


-Judy
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92 comments:

Rosie at The Frugal Freshman Homemaker said...

Wonderful! I hope you enjoy it! Looks great :-)
-Rosie
The Frugal Freshman Homemaker

kelly arent-Copper Roof Interiors LLC said...

I love this closet re-do....looks amazing! Looks like it should be in a magazine shoot!! Did it take a boatload of time to cover those shoe boxes?
Love it!

Vicki @ lifeinmyemptynest said...

This looks really great - I love the chair and the colors. It looks like a happy place :-)

Bernideen said...

Thank you for posting this wonderful craft closet. I love it that you linked to Open House.

Denise Bertacchi said...

I'm so jealous! I need to reorganize too, but I have so much crafty stuff I don't know what to do with it all!

Hilary said...

Fabulous! Now come do mine ... it's a whole room so it should be easier. ;)

Much Ado About Somethin said...

Amazing! What an inspiring corner you have to work in now! Love it.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

It looks great, Judy! You've got it so nicely organized! I love the storage boxes you made.

Debbiedoo's said...

S W O O N over this Judy. Just gorgeous...WOW!

Beth Morey said...

Wow that is AMAZING!! I would looove to have a closet creative space, but none of our closets are deep enough. Yours looks gorgeous, and so inspiring! (Wandered over from Studio JRU...)

Maria Elena said...

Just amazing! Love, love your new craft closet! You did a beautiful job with it. Love it all! So pretty!

The Comfort of a Safe Place said...

I love it - it looks GREAT and sooo functional!!

Jan ♥

Erin Biggers said...

That looks absolutely beautiful. I am so jealous of your amazing machine

Javeriya Siddiqui said...

OMG! So pretty! I bet it adds more fun to crafting now. XD

sandy said...

It looks like such a fun place to create! A very inspiring space! Have fun!
sandy :)

Dixie Delights said...

What a wonderful space!

Chiquis Jewell said...

Beautiful!! You did a great job!
congrats!

Traci said...

Very pretty. I love the paint color!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh I am so green with envy. I totally love it, so perfect and how wonderful to start a project and then just close the door if it isn't finished. It really is very pretty. Congratulations. Hugs, Marty

Cindy said...

Your new space is really beautiful, it's a great colour and your chair is truly fun and funky looking!

Beth Cole said...

Judy, your new space is fantastic! I love what you have done. Have fun creating!

Alecia Simersky said...

Oh. MY!! Love it! Can you come to my house and do my house? please?

Lindsay(PACountryCrafts) said...

WOW! I love it!!! I should try to make my little corner a bit more beautiful, too. I bet I would be more likely to use it and not drag things all over the house. :)

Diana Newman said...

Very nice Judith I have beeing following this renovation and it looks great, very nice job, I am a new blogger and are currently working on my daughter's bedroom.
Great blog keep up the good work.
www.teachinglovingandcaringmoms.blogspot.com

Patty said...

Your new craft closet is so pretty and colorful, while being so organized. I like how you covered the boxes in pretty paper and painted the chair. I have a chair like that - they're so neat. You did a great job. I imagine you cannot wait to sit down and get to work. I also like your sign - I feel the same way!

Jennifer {Studio JRU} said...

wow... it is so pretty! and organized! what a great spot for some creativity! thanks so much for sharing with us 'in the studio' this week! :)

Leslie McNeil said...

it's drop-dead gorgeous!!! wonderful space; perfect colors. peaceful and 'come hither' all at once!!

Art and Sand said...

I love your closet work space. I sewed in the closet in two of our homes, then I had an entire room just for sewing. Now, I sew standing up at the work bench in the garage. And, standing up is actually comfortable on my back.

Hope you get some creative time this weekend.

Grace Baxter said...

It's just beautiful! I see you have a nice sewing machine. Where do you cut out your fabric?

Sarah Evans said...

That is the most gorgeous crafting space ever! I love it and am very jealous :)

Sarah @ A Cat-Like Curiosity

Cherry said...

Visiting from the In the Studio linkup - wow, what fun, and so gorgeous! I love your new creative space!

sometimes-homemade.com said...

This is such a great craft space! It's so organized and has a lot of storage space yet is compact and you can close the doors to it. My craft stuff is EVERYWHERE right now. I look forward to it all having a home one day.

Christina said...

What a beautiful, functional, and clever refashion! I LOVE it!

shabby.cry said...

Such a lovely space,Judy! I wish I had one ,too. Cristina

Bliss said...

Awesome!

Bliss

Brittany said...

Wow. I can only dream of such a cute craft closet some day. I love the colors and especially those pink boxes.

Brittany @ Creating Space for Five

Jamie -Better With Age said...

This looks amazing! Wow! You did a great job ;)
Jamie www.somuchbetterwithage.com

Lynn @The Vintage Nest said...

You are the luckiest girl in the world to have such a fun place to create. I would be here 29 hours a day. :)

gin said...

i love the look of the new space! The decorative boxes are my favorite. The wall behind the space is beautiful. Did I miss how you created that?

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

Wow, such an amazing space...love it!!!

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

Amazing! And totally swoon worthy!!!

Cheryl @ Sew Can Do said...

Gorgeous!! Love the colors and all the features - especially those bins on the rack (such a practical idea!!). Enjoy it and it's loveliness - I've pinned it to my Craft Room board:)

Jenny Meier said...

I love the stencil! It looks like wallpaper! JM

www.jennymeierevents.blogspot.com

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

That is the cutest craft closet. Such fun and bright colors.

Gretchen said...

Love it! I love all the little jars, and the chair is adorable, and I also like how you can always shut the doors if it doesn't always look as neat as it does now ;)

On Crooked Creek said...

Judy,
I love your closet turned craft/sewing room!!!
Very creative use of your space!
The decor is stunning!!! Love the pink and lime green accents!!! Painting the chair and recovering gave it personality +!!!
Love, love, love your framed saying!!!
Now...I'll be back to see something you've created...soon, dear one!
Fondly,
Pat

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

Big wow! You did a fabulous job and should be proud! Even customizing the boxes! Looks like a great spot for projects and you can hide it in an instant which can be a good thing! I like the bright prints you chose on the contact paper. Great job!

meandmr.com said...

Newest follower here! I found you through the blog hop. You have a super cute blog, I can't wait to read more. You can find me at meandmr.com

ps you closet looks incredible, I want one!

-Melanie @meandmr.com

Susan said...

Judy your craft room is amazing. So organized and very pretty.
I wish my craft room looked half as beautiful!

Diane said...

Wow - that was truly a dramatic transformation! First, I love your saying about making things beautiful. I totally agree! I think you have thought out every little detail of making your new space work for you. I cannot imagine such a wonderful work space. You have done an incredible job - good for you!!

Lisa said...

Wow, gorgeous! Love all the bright and fun colors!

Katie Adams said...

Oh, I love it! How Fabulous! It just goes to show that you don't need an entire room to devote to your hobby. Gorgeous!

Peggy Hale said...

I love it! I love the colors you chose and everything is so organized and looks like it would be easy to keep up. Thanks for sharing at Transformed Tuesday.
Hugs,
Peggy~PJH Designs

Paula Miller said...

Hi Judy! Thanks for linking up for WW! I LOVE your new space!!! Just pinned this for inspiration. I'm also your newest GFC and G+ follower :)

Paula
lifeasweknowitbypaula.blogspot.com

Lauren said...

Beautiful space. I am working on my office/craft room right now to. It is very time consuming going through all the supplies. Fun to organize it though. I hope you can share this on my Tuesday link party.

http://www.ifitsnotbaroquedesignblog.blogspot.com/2013/03/tuesday-link-party-9.html

Shelia said...

HI Judy! OH, this space is gorgeous! I love it and everything fits just perfectly! You're amazing!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Cristina Garay said...

What a GORGEOUS, organized space! I love all those blue accents you chose, the storage boxes, well, I love it all! I wish I have a place like this!

KC Coake said...

Wow, your closet is amazing! I love the color of the wall and how that goes so well with the colors of the bins and boxes. It looks so inviting and cheery.
KC

Cottage and Broome said...

Love your new craft space!! You did a wonderful job at remaking it. I really loved the shoe boxes that you recovered, a nice up cycle! My Grandmother had chairs like that in her dining room, they were a dark mahogany color. Again great job!!! Laura

Sooner Laura said...

Every crafter/sewers dream! I love it! We have a big closet under our stairs that is my husband's computer "office" I just gave a peak at it in my master bedroom reveal this week - but my favorite part of that closet is the doors that close over it.

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

What a great space you created!
Love all the colors...bravo!

Pamela said...

She is a beauty!!! Can you come over and help me do mine now!?;) Thanx for partying at THT.

Tracy Cook said...

Ok it is not very often I say this but "I am jealous" it is amazing thank you so much for sharing

Allison {A Glimpse Inside} said...

What an aweseom transformation! Looks fabulous! I bet you will get a lot of use out of it. Great job!
Thanks for linking up to this week's Catch a Glimpse Party. I'll be featuring this tomorrow. :)

At The Picket Fence said...

Oh Judy!!! This is seriously AMAZING!!! I have major craft/sewing room closet envy now and I can only imagine how wonderful it feels to have carved out this beautiful space for yourself. Well done friend! You never cease to amaze me. :-)
Vanessa

Peg said...

Wow! What a nice space you have now. I got some good ideas for storage... if I can motivate myself to organize too. Wanta come do it for me???

Pieced Pastimes said...

Hi Judy, Your new craft closet turned out amazing! Love the colors you chose. It is so neat and organized and fun at the same time. I am sure you will spend many happy hours creating in this lovely space you created for yourself. Enjoy!
Suzanne
Pieced Pastimes
PS-Would love to have you link this up to Saturday Sparks

Mindie Hilton said...

Pinned it! If you have not shared this at Bacon Time yet, I would love for you to do so at our Anything Goes weekly linky. I want my own craft room so much. Your space is inspiring.

kristi@ishouldbemoppingthefloor said...

So much AWESOME going on in there! You’re featured today at Mop It Up Monday. Have a fabulous week!

BeColorful said...

Who wouldn't want to create here? It is beautiful. Those shelf baskets are so cool. I've never seen such a thing and now I wish I hadn't thrown out all of my old shoe boxes. Boo. :D Thanks for sharing.
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Amanda K said...

I absolutely love your closet transformation. Well done.
www.whatthebobbin.com

Peggy Hale said...

Check out who is featured at Transformed Tuesday. Thanks for linking up last week.
Hugs,
Peggy~PJH Designs

Cheryl @ Sew Can Do said...

This fabulous transformation has been featured at this week's Craftastic Monday link party at Sew Can Do & its Pinterest board. Grab a Featured On button & thanks so much for linking it up!

Julia Kendrick said...

This is clever and stunning! I pinned it and I would love for you to share this at my linky party Thursday! http://www.juliakendrick.com I hope you have a blessed day!! Julia

Jerri Rivers said...

Okay! This is so awesome! I wish I had a space like this!

Lauren said...

I am featuring your craft/sewing closet on my blog today. Thanks for linking it up. My 10th link party starts later today. I hope that you can link up again.

http://www.ifitsnotbaroquedesignblog.blogspot.com/

Sharon B. said...

JUDY!!!! I love EVERY single thing about this! I have enjoyed following the transformation, but this reveal is just awesome. You did a fabulous job!!!! You must be so happy with how it turns out. Here's to even more creative endeavours out of that pretty little space. :) Sharon

Jenny said...


I would love to go digging around in there...

Looks like you have all sorts of Pretty crafting stuff and its organized Perfectly...

Great Post for the letter P...

Thanks for linking.

A+

Roeshel said...

It's fabulous, Judy! Wow! You did a beautiful job. Pretty and organized. I'd be inspired to be creative every day! Thank you so much for sharing! :)

Jill said...

I love this! It's beautiful. I have a closet that is holding all of my craft disaster and it's just waiting for me to turn it into something like this. Thank you for the inspiration! Enjoy your space!

Jill said...

I love this! It's beautiful. I have a closet that is holding all of my craft disaster and it's just waiting for me to turn it into something like this. Thank you for the inspiration! Enjoy your space!

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Ahhh! Everything close by and in its own space. Wonderful.
Joy

Sandy said...

When I first saw your sewing room/closet I found myself looking around my house for a closet...lol
Simply beautiful idea!!
Love it
Sandy

Janet said...

I don't have a closet that size except maybe our bedroom closet. It's 5'wide, hanger width deep. Your craft closet is beautiful! Jealous

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