Where Bloggers Create Annual Blog Party 2013

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Thanks to Karen of My Desert Cottage for all her hard work in putting this hop together each year. She always does a wonderful job and there are always so many wonderful creative spaces to see. I hope you enjoy your visit here today.

 

Welcome! This my first time on the hop. I’m excited to show you my sewing room where I create. My room is not going to be the prettiest on the hop but it is functional. It’s in a partially finished room, so I have concrete floors, exposed insulation and studs. Not quite so lovely but I do like my room none the less.

I love to thrift and makeover things so everything in my room was free, thrifted, or discounted/on sale with the exception of supplies. Some I actually paid full price for but not all. 🙂 I always try to buy on sale.

It’s a small room and it’s always changing. I’m always looking for new ways to store more stuff.

This is actually new to my room. My DH and I were thrifting last weekend and found this sewing desk. It’s in really great shape but does need a makeover. I’ll be getting to that at some point in the future. The fabulous thing about this desk was that it was 50% off so cost me $15.00…..WhooHoo!

Sewing Desk 2

This where is where I draw and cut applique pieces.

Desk 1

Desk 2

Desk 3

Scrapbooking here when I have time. Which hasn’t been much lately.

Storage 1

Storage 2

Storage 3

Sewing Desk 1 Storage 4

Tops waiting to be finished.

Quilt Rack

 

Cutting Table

Thanks for visiting!

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27 thoughts on “Where Bloggers Create Annual Blog Party 2013

  1. you have a beautiful space, I tried for 2 years to get my sewing room to my liking lol! so glad I found this hop, it was just the thing to get it in gear lol!Helen

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  2. Your closet is superb and the sewing table is super spacious (the previous owners were probably kicking themselves later that they sold it for $15!). I rarely sew and I would have bought it! Fantastic detail on your sewing. Devon

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  3. Well I think your room is quite wonderful and you did such a good job photographing it I never would have guessed it has unfinished walls. That concrete floor actually sounds nice to me. I have carpet over concrete, from the room's previous life, and would much prefer the concrete where I could paint pretty designs on it and it would be easier to clean up my messes!That sewing desk was a real score!Thank you for sharing your space with all of us.

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  4. Hi, Theresa! I can appreciate someone who can find great deals!!! I think you've got some great pieces in your studio. Thank you for giving me the tour. 🙂

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  5. I really like your space! All my creative spaces have been in basements, unfinished and partially finished… http://connell-crafts.blogspot.ca/ Where you can go to be yourself and come up with ideas is the most important! I never seem to have the luck others have at tag sales and such! I love the three tier basket like storage unit you have with stamps, wool and such! Perfect! Hugs!

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  6. I think your space is just fine as it is ~ no need to apologize for it!! And YAY for all your upcycling and thrift store finds!Happy crafting ~

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  7. Love your space! You've got everything organized so well. I like how you've stored your fabric ~ makes it easy to see. I may have to turn my fabric bins on their sides so I can see what's inside better.

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  8. I wish everyone would stop apologizing for their spaces, this is a perfectly lovely room and you should be proud of it. I like that you don't have everything matchy-matchy, it gives the room character and soul. Thank you so much for sharing you space with all of us.

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  9. Your sewing room is awesome. I cannot wait to see your tops when they are finished. You have inspired me to display my quilt tops too! I am a new follower. $15.00 sewing cabinet = AWESOME! Take care (and I love your fabric stash too!)

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  10. You have a very nice and cozy space to create in, and a lot of great storage.I like the wood house with the crow on top (makes it almost look like smoke coming out of the chimney : ) I have a few old wood houses like that and just wish I knew where they are (still have a few boxes left in the garage since we moved last year, hopefully I will find them).Thank you for sharing your space and where you create

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  11. “Not quite so lovely”, you say?? Oh, I beg to differ!!! I LOVED seeing your workspace, and what you've done with it is BEAUTIFUL! I particularly liked how you stored your fabrics, each on their own little bolts of sorts?.. I'm inspired to do the same, when I find the time to!… Spotted your rooster lamp! I am a 4th generation rooster collector!!.. Thanks for the tour, and I really enjoyed my visit here today! ~tina

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