Welcome to the 2018 Craft Room Makeover Challenge Week Two
Oh the work that has gone into cleaning off that work table!
From January 3rd through January 31st, 12 Plus crafty bloggers will be sorting, organizing, cleaning, and decorating their craft spaces. Each of us has a very different craft space to tackle, so chances are you will find one similar to yours. Follow along, share you suggestions and tell how you are organizing your craft space too!
These two pano shots tell the whole ugly story of how messy my craft work space had become during the holiday season.
My work table is a 6 ft. Lifetime Folding Utility Table. I love it because it is a wipe clean surface, large enough for cutting out fabric, is very lightweight and is the perfect size for my space to meet my crafting needs.
Because it is a folding table, we can use it for other purposes like yard sales or if we need another table for a big dinner or party.
After I had cleaned the table I decided to use that space to consider items which can be used for organization. I shopped my home for everything except the hanging three basket organizer which was a happy find at Tuesday Morning. I plan to use it for notebooks and such so they will no longer be piled on my desk.
The thing you see under my work table is a foot rest which has been gnawed on by a puppy. A foot rest is essential to relieving back pain when you sit for long periods of time. Mine was a gift from a client many years ago. It is collapsible for easy storage which is nice. My husband has one under his desk like the one below from Amazon.
Take a closer look at a couple of the things I hope to use for organizing my craft supplies.
The vintage frame was a thrift find and I can’t wait to give it a makeover and get it up on the wall!
The magnetic knife holder is intended for kitchen use but I could never bring myself to have sharp knives hanging on the wall. It will be quite useful in the craft room, don’t you think! I am looking forward to sharing with you next week exactly how these items will be used to create more organization for my craft work space.
My Craft Room Makeover Goals
- A pretty place to work
- Use that bare wall for organization and aesthetics
Craft Room Makeover Weekly Goals
Week One: Clean Work Surfaces
- Week Two: Purge & Sort
- Week Three: Organize Supplies
- Week Four: Clean & Decorate
- Week Five: The Reveal
We’d love for you to join in on the fun challenge and get organized right alongside us! We will be sharing updates with new ideas and progress every Wednesday morning around 10 am est throughout January with the BIG REVEAL of our finished spaces on January 31.
Follow along and join in on social media by using #craftroomchallenge and #confessyourmess. You can also find us and the challenge via our social media accounts you’ll see listed on each of our sites. We will be sharing 15-minute mini daily challenges for you in case you have limited time to dedicate to the challenge. We hope you share your messy spaces and progress with us so we don’t feel alone this month!
Before you see the rest of the crafty spaces, please meet our lovely hosts:
Now, let’s take a look at all of the craft rooms and spaces!
DIY Storage/Organization Ideas
Washi Tape Dry Erase Calendar @Made In A Day
Craft Room Organization Supplies/Equipment