After almost a year it is finally done, my craft room is complete and open for business!
This is what the room looked like before …
Don’t you love the moving boxes and bare walls? Just blah enough to get my creative juices flowing! I decided I wanted to paint the walls a warm Pumpkin Spice color. I was pretty stoked when Matt agreed to this color and helped me paint! Squeee!
After the walls were done I really wanted to try a faux wallpaper technique.
I was truly inspired by a blog post by Ainhoa at A Little Bit of Everything. In this particular post she madeover an IKEA rug by painting a trellis pattern on the rug. Since she was kind enough to include a link for her stencil, I knew that was what I was going to do, and when I woke up one Saturday morning and Matt had painstakingly created the trellis stencil for me I knew I had to do it!
So after many many many many hour (seriously this took forever) I am happy to reveal to you my
Craft Room with the trellis wall treatment! If you would like to learn how to re-create this type of wall treatment head over HERE.
I know I am biased but I would have say this is the best craft room this side the Mason Dixon line
(that’s a Southernism for BEST CRAFT ROOM EVER!).
Antique sewing table, complete with hand painted one yard tape measure.
I was able to recycle a set of shelves from our old house. The metal shelf was a craigslist find that I paid a whopping $ 1.00 for; a little spray paint and it was perfect. The craft baskets were picked up on clearance at Walmart and hold my future project out where I can see them.
A great place to display some of my favorite pictures,
and items I hold close to my heart.
Storage for small items!
And the tiniest coolest miter saw I have ever seen or used.
Yet another Walmart clearance basket with the hardware from an old door I picked up at the