Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Pretty Darn Happy With Myself! And Organizing My Craft Space

Oh I was so happy with this card!!!

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It turned out just like I wanted it to...SCORE! To get the look of the leaves, I did some generation stamping. You can find a great tutorial on this technique HERE.




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Speaking of stamps, I have been busy organizing a bit in my craft room. I want to remake the room and in trying to decide if I am open display "boutique" style crafter, or a keep it behind cabinets and make it look sleek crafter. I think I am the former. I have been looking at craft rooms like crazy on Pinterest. I think this one is my favorite pins:



I like that it looks like a little store. Been looking at pieces of furniture I would like to see in the space. So far my favorites are these found on the internet:




And in the meantime, I have been rearranging my stuff with what I have:




Having all my embellishments out, helps me see what I have and USE them! This is a shoe rack. It holds small stamps up on top and then embellishments on the bottom 2 racks.



I put my wood mounted stamps in a corner so I can see them and fall in love all over again ;)




15 comments:

  1. Love your sweet and delightful card, Wida! Your wood stamps display is lovely! Who wouldn't want to craft in a boutique-like place? I do!

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  2. Love the flowers and stamping. I am envious that you have a dedicated space. I love the baskets. I think Boutique style stimulates creativity!

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  3. Beautiful card and I love what you've done so far with your boutique style display. I do think it helps to have everything out where you can see it.

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  4. haha - with our current basement renovation, I've been looking at new craftroom storage, but guess which way I'm leaning? Everything closed off and "sleek" ;)

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  5. Your card is superb! Love everything about it :)
    I too like the idea of having my things out where I can see them. You should see my craft area, it looks like you just walked into a store. Well, I haven't really shared any pictures yet...but hopefully soon.

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  6. Oh I love your card so much Wida, what a lovely sentiment. I tend to fall in the middle with my crafty space. I have things organized in shoe boxes for the most part but they are clearly labelled and in plain site. I only put things in the closet that I rarely use. Love your pins!

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  7. You are a genius!!!! And I love how you have the wooden stamps all out. Is that a jar of wood veneers beside it????

    Love your card... it's just so perfect!

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  8. Gorgeous take on that inspiration photo, Wida! Love those flowers!! And the sentiment ... FAB!! Love it!!

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  9. absolutely adore your gorgeous card! sigh… it is all your DT's work that stopped me from taking part in the challenge. they are too perfect! =) love the shoe rack you have for stamps. really cool!

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  10. So pretty! Loving the felt and that the pieces are slightly offset, the colors are so right too and I love the overlapping leaves. The organizing is looking good!

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  11. Ok, seriously incredible card! The 2nd generation stamping on the leaves adds some awesome depth, and the flowers are stunning!

    I love the idea of a boutique style crafting space- it seems to suit you well, and I cannot wait til you reveal everything once you are finished!

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  12. So Lovely! Love it! I agree with Jen I think the boutique suit you very well :)

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  13. Beautiful card, Wida! I love your take on the photo!
    I love your shoe rack, too! What a great idea! I'm definitely a have it out in the open crafter..... but I like it looking neat. If it's behind closed doors, I'll forget that I have it.

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