Monday, July 18, 2016

The basement art/craft room


Hi Friends!!

I would have been here sooner but I've been super sick with a nasty cold this week.
In fact,  I tried to post one of my prewritten drafts but it somehow posted on the sequence that it was written.    So..  if you dig back a little, my favorite easy Cream of Shrimp soup recipe is floating around here somewhere. 
 
Otherwise..  Welcome to my art room.
I can't remember if I took you all for a visit in my new crafty space on my old blog.
I think that last time I posted about my space,  it was still on the sun porch.
 
 
Months ago,  after I was finished fixing up Paul's side of the basement,
 
 
I decided that I wanted to fix up the other side and use it as a little art studio.
 
The chest cold is driving me crazy..
I have so much to do,  but can't really do much without coughing and feeling breathless.
Its the perfect time to hang out in my space.
 
Plus, a few bouquets of paint brushes can always cheer this sick girl up.
 
 
 
It's just a small art space..
I've still got to share my half of the basement with all of my seasonal decorations.
 
 

 
Isn't this huge work table awesome?
I built that.  
 
Bad ass, right!
 
 
The space was actually planned around the table.
 
I idea was that I needed a place to hide some of my Christmas decorations.
I thought about having Paul build me a storage closet,  but I knew that would take to long.
you know how men are.
and I'm an instant gratification kind of girl!
So then came the idea of a big skirted table to put things under..
and the next thought was to move all of my craft supplies down to the basement.  
 
 And Viola!
The perfect place to create!
 
 
I love having this new basement space.
No more mess on the sun porch.
 
As I am planning to take it easy and let these lungs heal,
This is where I'll be for the next few days.
I think I'll paint something spooky.
 
Have a great day
xo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 


5 comments:

  1. It's so nice to have a dedicated space for crafts or sewing or any hobby. And when it's out of sight of the rest of the house, even better! Feel better soon!

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  2. What a wonderful space to create. Love that table and skirt:). Have a blessed day, hugs.

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  3. Great use of space! Love the table!

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  4. Craft space is the best use of any space. Seeing your scissors hanging on the peg board looks so pretty, it makes me want to make something. And I laughed when you said holiday storage as you will need a room just for Halloween alone!

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  5. Sorry to hear that you aren't feeling very good right now.
    Hope you are on the mend.
    Your area looks fabulous! I am sure there will be a lot of creating in this spot.

    Take care!

    M : )

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