Thursday, July 9, 2009

Craft Room revealed…

I decided that it would be a nice surprise for Mama to come home to a craft room without all of MY stuff everywhere, and so I got busy and tidied it up. Actually there was very little that needed to be done other than remove my stuff….LOL! So, here it is…before & after:

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This is the only before I am going to show you. I will say that there was a LOT of furniture in this room…a single bed, a wardrobe, a bedside table, a chest of drawers (rather large) and of course Mama’s craft table, which was just a folding table. This is what it looked like after everything was taken out and the old carpet ripped up.

This is what it looks like now….

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This last photo is the opposite end of the room from the French doors. There is another chair to come in here, but it needs to be repainted first.

I have to tell you that Mama did most of the work all by herself..all the painting, ripping up the old carpet, moving furniture…she’s amazing :) I was in charge of making cups of coffee and bringing glasses of water…something which I excel at! LOL  I did help to put some of the furniture together…an interesting enterprise that! Someone should tell those people that their instructions suck!!!!

There it is, finally! The craft room in all it’s prettiness! I know Mama would love to know what you all think. Now that it’s all clean and tidy I feel this overwhelming urge to go make something and mess it all up again…..

See you tomorrow with the Mojo Monday card.

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18 comments:

Tracey Feeger said...

Oh what a fabulous craft room. I envy your mum and you. My 'craft area' is my dining room table. You should see all the shelving units all around the room for all my craft stuff. Needless to say we don't use the dining room at all. LOL.
mwah
Trace

kay said...

wow, that is amazing, and I bet you both enjoy being in there now. Love all the colours and how organized it is.

Debbie Pamment said...

Am happy to pop over and help you mess it up - LOL.
Looks fabulous - a room I can only dream of!
xXx

Leslie Hanna said...

Oh, wow! Thanks for the pics - I love it! And all that LIGHT! This is really very, very nice. Your Mom did a FAB job!

Nikki Bond said...

I'm so jealous! You hve such a fabulous space for creating! I truly love how you decorated it...gorgeous! {SMILES}

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

how would like to come to Illinois and do mine???? this is gorgeous. and, hey, a water/ coffee girl is a very important job.

hugs,

Kristy Young said...

OMG Kristie its like something off one of those home decorator shows WOW!! Can you and your Mumma come desk my room out, looks soooo nice!

Stamping at tiffanys said...

do you want to come do mine!! lol!! great job!!!

June Houck said...

Oh, my...you & your mama need to be on Oprah or one of those room makeover shows! Come do mine, PLEASE???

Thank you so much for sharing this with us :)

Cass said...

Happy Birthday! :D

Kellie said...

OH WOW that looks so gorgeous, you lucky ducky thing!

Precioso Designs said...

Wow, what a contrast! Your mum is so gorgeous! To do that for you, it looks like a really cosy creative place. Looking forward to seeing your creations now that you have a craft room. Will you be creating a blog for your mum? Is she going to continue making cards with you?

Hope you are having a fabulous birthday today, happy birthday wishes!

Love Paula

Megan said...

Wow! What a great space Kristie. Love the country feel it has. Now all we need to do is "attack" Mads room so we can get in the door!LOL!
Have a wonderful birthday filled with lots of special memories. Big Hugs Lovely! XXXOOO Meges

Karen said...

Hey Kristy - I am totally green with envy at your new craft room!! I soooooooo want one of my very own!lol

Luv Karen
xo

Lynda S said...

I am soooooooooooo jealous of u right now. My 'space' consists of 2 chairs at the end of the dining room table!! I live to dream!!! Happy b'day and I too am also enjoying this blog hop. Enjoy and live large!!

Holly said...

Wow, what an inviting space you have both created here Kristie! Everything isn't just in it's place; each place for everything is so pretty! Thanks for sharing it with us.

lauren said...

well i hate to contradict a birthday girl or anything but I AM PRETTY SURE THAT IS NOT THE SAME ROOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :) (ok, no, seriously *WOW* you guys did an AMAZING job...can you just get a 3rd workstation fitted though? i shall arrive on monday!!!) ♥♥♥ (ps: i will be a VERY able & willing assistant in all future beverage-making activities!!!)

Pam S said...

Wow!!!! I'm soooooo envious! The room looks absolutely beautiful. It makes me wish even more that we had space for my own craft room. :D

 

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