I hope that everyone is having a safe and happy New Years Eve. Me, my big event for the evening was running out for Dunkin Donuts (yes, I can be bribed with donuts!). We are spending a quiet evening at home with my step-son and watching movies, nice and safe that way.
New Years resolutions, well I have several this year.
1. Move my craft room – done
2. Take more time off from work to de-stress
3. Exercise and Take Vitamins daily!
4. Loose weight – oh… the donuts don’t really seem like a good idea then, lol
5. Get my backyard back in shape, that is if we are allowed to water this year
For the one item that I can already mark off my list, the craft room!
For the last 2 years I have taken over our formal dining room. It drove me nuts to walk in the house and the first thing that you saw was jewelry supplies and craft projects in mid-stream. Plus, it was really dark in there and I swear I was going blind, lol.
This summer my step-daughter graduated high school and decided to live primarily with her mother (no rules or school expectations over there). So… we decided to move my little work room into her room!! It’s not a big space, and won’t make it into the “Where Women Create” publication, but is a vast improvement, it’s my space and I can make it as girly and shabby chic as I want to!
I love my new space and have decorated it with antiques that are old freinds and recent finds all now painted a lovely soft Shabby Chic white.The a chifarobe I purchased at an auction when I was 19 and have been lugging it around with me all these these years. I adore black and white, and for the most part that is what the room is, with the white furniture, black & white damask prints and vintage ticking fabric, but I decided to paint the wall as very… soft pale green.
The lovely art deco vanity (a Craig’s list find) is now my shipping area and my chifarobe stores my beads, vintage jewerly and most of my craft supplies. And my little stack of vintage suitcases, the tapestry overnight case was my grandmother’s, is used for extra storage.
I’m off to a good start this year, well…. except for the donuts..
Happy New Year and Happy Crafting
I’m linking up with: Nifty Thrifty Sunday, I Heart Nap Time, Sunday’s Best, Creative Me Monday, Craft of Maniac Monday, Homemaker on a Dime, the Creative Girl, Sumos Sweet Stuff, Skip to My Lou, Everything Under the Moon, Making Monday Marvelous, Polly Want a Crafter, Knick of Time, Sugar Bee Crafts, Mommy by Day Crafter by Night, the Kurtz Corner, Giggles Glitz & Glam, The Stuff of Success, Free Pretty Things, Someday Crafts, Savy Southern Style, 36th Ave., Thrifty 101, Somewhat Simple, Saved by Love Creations, the Artsy Girl, House of Hepworth. Yesterday on Tuesday, My Romantic Home