Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Time for Change

After looking at the last post, you will understand that we, well my husband decided enough was enough and decided to sort my/our  (he works in the other tidy half) room out for me.

First to go was the shelves and long worktop, all the paint filled drawers underneath went on the landing, its a good size so they can stay out there. 

Next this was delivered and built ready to be filled.

 The worst job was taking out the fitted wardrobe, this left a gap in the wallpaper on the ceiling and in the laminate floor, floor and ceiling were sorted and the old shelves and my sewing desk made a new home for my paperwork and computer.

A trip to Ikea for another shelf unit an add on desk and some lovely canvas boxes for all my material

I can work either side of the desk and the little drawer sets fit well with my tub of rolled fabric just squeezing in the gap.

 I decided to put the roll out table under the computer

 And the filing cabinet under the desk.

Putting everything back took some time as I went through every bag and box I even threw some things away.
Our local craft store sells plastic containers for scrapbook paper and cards 30 A4 and 12 x 12" square containers hold everything small and all labelled. 

Its a great relief not having to pull something out of the way to reach my supplies, we couldn't find a rug large enough but 2 mtr x 4 mtr of cheap carpet fitted the gap perfectly, and not too expensive to replace if ? /when I spill something on it.


The Idaho Beauty said...

What a transformation! What a husband! I still have some cluttered areas of my studio to work out & yes even those small areas can be an impediment to getting stuff done. Now we will expect great things from you! ;-)

Amanda said...

That looks fabulous! Now go forth and create!! :-)

Heather said...

What a wonderful workspace you have now - I'm glad you can't see mine! I thought I'd cracked my storage problems a few months back when I had a massive clearout, but I must go back to the drawing board and have another go. Perhaps I need a trip to Ikea too!

margaret said...

what a great room you will have. Popped over from the embroidery friends site, many thanks for your help

Thimble Fingers said...

Wow, it looks awesome. Enjoy your new space.