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Sunday, 30 August 2015

Craft room makeover and a card

Hi all
Well I am now a official empty nester after our youngest son moved out to live with his girlfriend. And as sadly I lost my beloved Sam at the end of June you an imagine how quiet and tidy the house is!
This is one of the last photos taken of Sam and Peter. Sam always liked to sit up, we think he thought he was one of the boys :-)



Anyway I have spent the last week painting his room to be the new guest room as luckily all the boys keep popping back and this led me to finally properly sorting out my craft room.
These are some before photos















So not too bad as I am a tidy crafter but also not matching as I have built my collection of free storage over the years. So on Thursday it was a trip to Ikea



Which then lead to this



Along with a matching work top to follow on from the oak unit I already had



Filled up with red and black boxes and drawers and all labelled











So I know have a bigger desk, matching storage and a guest room!
And this is the card I made just before I moved everything around



Ingredients used -
Mama Elephant 'Birthday wishes' stamps for sentiments
Lawn Fawn 'stitched circles' die
Glitter card from stash
Docrafts - gems

Having a crafty day with friends today and then will be catching up with your blogs x

17 comments:

  1. Oh this is really fab Kay, great place to play and I love your card...enjoy..xx

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  2. Looks fab Kay that is what i was doing getting my small bedroom ready to be a craft room but not daughter move back in now so i am back down stair's lol and love the card you have made
    Dianne xx :)

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  3. Craft room looks great, can't wait to see it today.
    Love the card.
    Xx

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  4. All looking great not easy when they fly the nest. Brilliant card enjoy the weekend Ginny x

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  5. Super re-vamped craft space Kay, you've done a lovely job getting things sorted. Hope your boys come back regularly to visit too. Jx

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  6. lovely new room, nice they all pop back to see you, enjoy your new space
    Tilly

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  7. Sorry to hear about Sam xx
    Enjoy "empty nest syndrome" ;-)
    Your craft room looks amazing - will it stay tidy for long lol?
    Great card :-)

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  8. Ooo your new look craft room looks brilliant ... But much too tidy ... Can you remember where you put everything lol ... I know your family will still vist as mine do ... Just love them to bits x have a great rest of the weekend ...oh and great card too ... Very elegant xx

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  9. Well all mine left came back left again-daughter came back and still here and son came back with partner and two girls -left then son came back and left again-we now have daughter still here and two little grandaughter full time during the week-luckily we have 4 bedrooms -so enjoy your peace and quiet !!! fabulous craft room and great card
    carol x

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  10. oh i am sat here as a green eyed monster looks fab kay.

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  11. Oh wow, very impressive. I don't have matching storage but would love it if I had :o)
    Jackie xx

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  12. Wow what a great craft room, mine is coming along just waiting for hubby to put up a shelf.
    So sorry to hear you lost your Sam, sending you a hug
    Margaret

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  13. Gorgeous card and fabulous looking craft room x

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