|This was my work space prior to moving to smaller digs. Using a folding table was a nice cheap |
way to get the perfect size desk with everything in easy reaching.
Having the perfect crafting space is just as important as what is created in that space. If your space
flows creating can be just as fluid and the secret to the perfect space is organization. If your precious time in 'your space' is spent just finding things then the creative process can be difficult.
|The Creating process is not necessarily a tidy one.|
I have often admired other crafters spaces and can spend a great deal of time on the net looking at peoples blogs, Pinterest and Facebook finding that one little trick that I haven't thought of.
It is important to be able to claim a space that is solely for you. I have experienced many levels of this from dragging boxes out of the cupboards and using the dining room which can't be used for days as it is covered scrap paper, embellishments, cutting tools etc. I have also had a whole spare bedroom dedicated to being 'my space' which soon was packed up to make room for my teenage son to return home to recover from a motor vehicle accident.
|Dedicating certain inner spaces in 'your space' is important. |
This was my Big Shot station which I now use an Ikea kitchen
trolley (I'll leave that pic for one of my organization
We had a small room at the back of the house which was not being used and when I say small I mean small! Not even big enough to swing a cat. So best of our abilities MDH and I arranged furniture, boxes, trolleys and miscellaneous items. As predicted I didn't use that space for nearly 8 months and then one day I walked in and found myself again.
I am fortunate enough to have a wonderful husband who acknowledges that my crafting is important to me and encourages me to do so. A craft room is akin to the man zone aka the shed and we all deserve that space that is truly ours.
|Inspiration can come from the shape of an object, the way the colours are used or the topic itself.|