My Creative Space

I have always loved to sew. That comes from my grandma. She had nine children all growing up in the late 30’s-40’s and she needed to be a seamstress out of necessity. I love that the recession has created a true renewal of all things sewing/crafting. I think one of the reasons my husband wanted this house was to give me an enormous space for all my “stuff”. It is actually bigger than any of the kids bedrooms, maybe the biggest room in the house. My wish for any crafter is to find a space to create. It only took me close to 30years to get this one! Enjoy!

Old Baker’s cabinet painted blue with white top coat, distressed, knobs sprayed silver and new crystal knob added


Pretty cafĂ© shelves from Ballards, I painted them pink! Grandma’s old cabinet painted pink , new crystal knobs


Pretty wire baskets spray painted aqua, Memory board, old frame, chippy painted, chicken wire stapled to back and fun clothespins hold all my ideas and to do projects
Found the little pink cabinet at my favorite junk it shop in Ithaca, was actually a play cabinet for a child, painted pink/white and added tiny crystal knobs
Here’s the before.



Simple carousel to make.
Of course a pink door! re the beast behind the door! t’s an amazing space with some amazing plans down the road!


Old cart sprayed aqua. Lot’s of jars filled with buttons, some very old from my husband’s grandma.
Old tiered table painted, more filled with buttons, ribbons and pretty bowl filled with threads. Think out of box




One of my favorite places to be.

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