Tuesday, May 10, 2011

SOS Challenge Blog Kick-Off

Welcome to the Kick-Off Challenge for the new Shopping Our Stash Challenge Blog! We thought the best way to start the ball rolling is to host a virtual 2-week long "open house" where we share a look at our crafty spaces and stashes! It's always fun to see behind the scenes where we spend so much of our time and money!

First I planned to take the pictures when my room is nice and tidy, but miracles are not happening... I realized that waiting to see this room clean is pointless - I'm always in the middle of some project/projects so I took advantage of nice morning sunshine and took my pictures:

here is a look at my whole room - I have 2 tables, but as you can see they are both COVERED with stuff - if you are wondering how can I create like that - well, sometimes I wonder too ;)

my craft table covered in stuff and magazine holders with papers on the left - 12x12 papers are just loose in the shelf, markers in various plastic containers.

here are my drawers with ribbon - the only organized thing in my room - I have 2 12x12 drawers of it and I actually manage to keep it tidy - yay me!

here is how I store my Nesties - on a magnet strip - need to install more, my collection more than doubled since I installed the strip. So now you seen it all and you can see that I REALLY need to use my stash - how is yours (stash/craft space)?


leslie (crookedstamper) said...

OMG, I feel so validated with my own crafty space. :)

Lou Mac said...

This is what my (very small) desk generally looks like after I've been creative - I'm so glad I'm not alone! LOL.

I LOVE your ribbon drawl - I was postively drooling over that picture!!

Thank you for sharing your crafting space, xo Lou.

Lisa - papergrace said...

I totally need to re-do my ribbons after seeing yours. That looks awesome!

Kristie W. said...

Congrats on making the team!

I just saw this challenge in my reader and I think your space looks closest to mine although I have a lot more stuff (eeek!!) lol.

Good thing the challenge is 2 weeks, I don't know if I have the guts to post an as-is picture LOL!!

CarlaKH said...

I am with you on the ribbon.. its the one thing that stays organized since I started storing it that way. Love your space!

HappyCrafter said...

Your craft room looks so pretty! And your ribbon organization is super impressive :-) Have a great day.

Anonymous said...

I love your craft space, but how DO you work on that table? I need to find some great magnets to hold my nesties too. There's a project for another day, I guess.

having a {me} day said...

WOAH!!! Look at all that craftiness!! I just love it! I'm with you ... waiting for nice and tidy is impossible and not meant to be. keeley

Faye said...

Ooooh, I'd love to stand in your craft room! x

Vickie @ In My Head Studios said...

Yay! You shared some messy, too!! It's better that way. :)

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