Sunday, 25 November 2012

Almost there!

Have finally sat at my (very) tidy desk! The shelves on top of the desk are done and my storage spaces are almost finished. There's still a little bit to do underneath the work surface - couple of shelves to separate 12" papers from other sizes etc needing fixing into the framework but overall 98% completed and my dearly beloved has worked his socks off!!
And I am one happy bunny!!!! 

Have been very good and stored all my stamps into folders - I took off most of the wood backs and the few that were left with the wooden backs fit neatly now into two drawers. I have longed for some ink rack storage for a while so treated myself to these two - one for distress ink pads and one for Adirondack/Versamark etc. - 
got all my promarkers into cases, my nesties also onto magnetic sheets and into cases, bought a case for all my embossing folders and so it went on!

Here's a pic now of the top of the craftie space (thought I'd take it now before I started making messy!!! LOL)

OH built me two shelves with removable 'drawers' to keep the embossing powders, mica powders and alco inks tidy and accesibile (they'd been stuffed in a jumble in drawers) and am thinking about what's the best storage for the Dewdrop and Versacolor ink pads... perhaps a small metal rack on the wall as I don't own lots will do the trick?

Still got the 'fabric bags' and the large wicker basket on the top shelf to sort and there's a couple of other boxes tucked away out of sight with lace and other bits in that I need to organise into the wicker baskets that are read and waiting underneath the work top - 

but .... I am seriously suffering withdrawal symptoms after being unable to craft for several days so without further ado am going to make a couple of CAS Christmas cards for my own stash... and I have a Wedding Card order to do too..

Hope you're all warm and DRY wherever you are - particularly if you're in our country which is suffering some terrible flooding - thanks for dropping in and am sure dearly beloved would love to hear your comments on his handiwork! xx 

20 comments:

  1. Well done that man, great space. Enjoy. xx Flora

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  2. This looks fabulous Viv. I`m really envious.
    Because my craft room is in the loft, the two longest walls are sloping so I`ve got no height. I would love a `proper` room. Tell your OH it`s a job well done :-)
    Lynne xxx

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  3. WOW! Fabulous craft place Viv, you are very lucky...enjoy.
    Wendy xx

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  4. When can he come round to mine? Lol, great job xx

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  5. Wow Viv!!!

    I just knew I would be impressed when I saw your workspace .. .. but my heart is a little sad at some of your stamps losing their wooden backs :-(

    Please tell me no Penny Black stamps were harmed in the re-organising of your craft space!!!

    Please tell Mr Fix It I am well impressed with his handy work.

    Are you going to be hiring him out?

    Love Jules xx

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  6. Wow looks fantastic what a lovely space to work

    jacqui x

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  7. I refuse to comment any more on this perfection!!!!

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  8. Awesome work space! So wonderfully need and tidy.

    Shelby

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  9. It looks amazing Viv. I have just added more storage and tried to sort my paper and card out! I just gave up in the end there are so many shades of everything! Enjoy xx Jan

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  10. oh wow what a craft room, looks really tidy and orgnaized too :D

    x coops xx

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  11. Wow it looks fantastic Viv, so tidy, I need to get into mine and tidy it up.
    Kevin xx

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  12. OMG Viv, I am green with envy :o)
    Jackie xx

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  13. WOW, Viv this looks fabulous. Your OH has certainly done a fantastic job.
    Enjoy!
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  14. Oh Vivvy babe I need a husband like yours, and I woul soooo love a craftroom. alas it will never be, its brilliant hunnie can I come and play please thankyou xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  15. Awesome craft space!! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina :)

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  16. flippin hecky thump this is one cool crafty space...think ill show hubs and see if he can rustle me up a few shelves...enjoy your new space im sure you will....love sassxxxxx

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  17. Hi viv
    What a gorgeous craft room ... Lucky you ......
    Hugs Sylvie xxxx

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  18. Wow Viv that looks amazing !!!! well done OH I say! I redid mine recently and it does look better, I just have tooo much stuff I fear lol.May get brave and show you all soon......or not lol :) Viv xx

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  19. Hi Viv I love the crafty space. It's nice to have a nose round other peoples things and what they have that you could do with lol...

    Thank you for sharing your space x

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  20. Wow i like your craft space

    Greetings Cindy

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