Tuesday, May 3, 2011

My new room and a card!!

Hi everyone!! Im so excited I can share with you my new room! It was allot of work to tear down, move, clean, patch, paint, carpet, put Ikea stuff together, hang, put everything back, etc. Took 3 days but I am more than overjoyed with the results! 


Lemme show you the before:
(Click on any of the pictures for a larger size)



Look at that horrible carpet! Yuck! And those tables were 'ok' but not what I really wanted. And everything was semi-organized but really didn't have a place. I wanted the room to be functional. 

Heres the room emptied out:


This is only a small part of my stuff. The rest was in my closet and in the hallway. But you can see how much stuff I have and emptied out of the room.

Now for the next step after painting and carpet, putting the furnishings in:


My hard workers - my Husband (in the star wars shirt) and our family friend. They are hanging shelves after putting in the Ikea furnishings.

Now the best part, after putting everything back. Heres my new room:


To the left is my new Mac. On the floor is my baby Prince. And to the right is my stamp shelves and desk.


From the previous picture, turn your head left in the room and you come to the first Expedit Ikea cubbie. I still have allot of organizing to do. And Ikea didn't have the right containers I wanted so everything is in the open. I have to order containers and I plan on hanging paper lanterns from the ceiling. Can't wait!!


Swing around and left and you come to the next cubbies. Again more organization still happening and I can't wait to get the containers so everything doesn't show. I like things very CAS.


Swing left again and you come to the entrance as you are facing out from my desk. Isn't the Hawaiian shores paint gorgeous? I LOVE IT!! Hubby has to finish the carpet at the entry.


Swing left again (we are doing a 360 if you didn't figure that out already lol) and you can see a close up of my stamp shelves and rack. There are so many stamps on that rod that its bowing LOL. And you can see the gorgeous twine, copics, sewing machine, Hero Arts stamps and so much more. (And the cute little flower drawing you see in the left corner of the picture done by my daughter tonight for me, she loves the room)


Turn left just a hair and you see my paper storage and more stamps. 


Turn around left more and you see a close up of my cubbie and Mac.

I hope you enjoyed the tour of my new studio!! I LOVE IT!! I am in Heaven! It's my dream come true. I have always wanted a room like this with lots of storage and a bright and cheerful color. I love to feel happy when I am crafting and this room definitely makes me so happy!! 

And I was so excited to do my first card in my room! I couldn't wait!! So here is my first card in my new room:


I just LOVE the painted wall as a background for cards too!! For this card I used some Hero Arts stamps, some Echo Park Paper 'For the Record' and some twine.

Thanks for letting me share this excitement with you! Im so overly happy with the end results and its so nice to be done for the most part and be able to create in my new room!

Have a wonderful week!
:) :) :) Hugs, Jenny

53 comments:

Dawn said...

FANTASTIC..... Jenny this is a gem of a room..... it look stunning in that amazing colour. So bright and clean looking. I can see how it will inspire you to produce even more amazing work.

Irina said...

My God, this is paradise!! How much wealth ..... Congratulations on your new home and wish inexhaustible inspiration!
Falling asleep, I will represent myself in this room .....

Donna B. said...

Very nice room. Mine is almost the same color! Love the white and blue and all the organization pieces.

glitzygirl said...

Awesome, nothing more say. Enjoy! Blessings Hilde

C. Camp said...

Fantastic craft room, so cheery. I am sure you will enjoy many an hour crafting in there.

Tanya said...

Ahhh, so beautiful! You are a lucky girl!

yainea said...

Congrats! I love the blue color with white furniture. Beautiful... enjoy! The card is great :)

Beatriz Farquhar-Guzman said...

Jenny, it is beautiful!!!!! Love the white furniture and your new computer is amazing!!!!! Enjoy your blessings!!!!

Lynn said...

Jealous! Can we all come camp out for your house for a while? Looks absolutely fabulous!

Sarah said...

Beautiful space, Jenny!

Chelsea said...

Wow wow wow. I love your new space! Very fresh and clean!

Suzie McFloozy said...

Gorgeous new craft space you lucky girl - I'll toast to many happy hours spent in there creating cards for us all to enjoy !
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo
PS I am a tad jealous as I craft at my dining table !

Barb said...

I'm moving in with you tomorrow! (hee, hee) Love your pretty card too!

Kelly said...

the room has the same cheerful color as your blog design! Very nice. LOVE that bowed rod hanging all your clear stamps. That is a rod-o-fun!!

Laurel said...

Wow, gorgeous room, lucky you!

Vicky said...

Love it!!! Ikea is my favorite when it comes to craft rooms and guess what? we have the same tables! LOL! Give those hard workers a hug ;)

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Wow!!! I'm about to move into a new craft room and your organization is very inspiring. Beautiful card.

Lin said...

What a PERFECT shade of blue on the walls, Jenny - a happy room for sure!

Monika Wright said...

love the new room and you've already created a card, just super!

Monica said...

Aww I love it!!! It is just to perfect!!! :)

Big Hugs,
Monica

Linda said...

WOW this is such a beautiful creative room. Very cheerful space!!!

AnitaRex said...

Hi Jenny! I love your new room! It looks amazing! I would so like to come over and craft with you!!!

Brenda said...

Awesome Jenny! I love your new room and the inspiration it gave you to create this beautiful card! Nothing like a fresh start!

Court said...

Gorgeous Jenny!!!

Debbie said...

A-MAZING ROOM ... good for you :) Love the color on the walls!!

joeygirl86 said...

WOW!! Can I come over? lol...love it! You are one lucky duck..one day I will have my dream room too! :)

Kathy (krolski) said...

Love your new room! Do you mind if I come over and craft with you? heehee.. :) Your card is beautiful too!

MarcyK924 said...

Jenny - it is AMAZING!! Enjoy your dream room and I hope it gives you all the creativity and inspiration you give to us every day! Hugs!!

Heather said...

Wow, your room looks fabulous! Love it!

Tammy said...

You are one lucky, lucky girl! Love it!!!

Julie said...

Oh you lucky lady! We are just in the process of deciding on a summer house for my craft space,I know who to ask for storage solution ideas;D Love the card,tomorrow is another day,another day to get creative! Hope it's a good one,Julie.x

Julie said...

Oh you lucky lady! We are just in the process of deciding on a summer house for my craft space,I know who to ask for storage solution ideas;D Love the card,tomorrow is another day,another day to get creative! Hope it's a good one,Julie.x

Karen (Your Next Stamp) said...

Beautiful room Jenny! I see Chompy on your shelf :)
Hugs
Karen

Heather Jensen said...

Great craft room makeover! Looks like a fab new space.

Love the flower stamp on your card. :)
Hugs~

Samantha J Designs (Wife2TJ) said...

Beautiful room! LOVE the color you chose for the walls and ikea furniture can't go wrong :-)

TFS!!! -Sam :-)

Bananastamper said...

Wow, this looks great! Great card too, love that paper line! Enjoy your room!

jintyoo7 said...

Wow! Fantastic room, Jenny. Love the colour. Have the best of creative fun in your "little haven" :o)

Jess-The Whimsical Butterfly said...

Ok, girl, I am pinning your room to Pinterest I love it THAT much!!! CONGRATS and beautiful card!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Your space is great!

Virginia L. said...

Your card is stunning---must be because of the NEW craft room! I can see why you are enjoying making card even more :) Good man and family friend of yours!! Definitely for KEEPS!! xo

Stephanie Buice said...

Great card and I LOVE your new room! I am gushing over the color of your walls even called the Hubs in here to take a peak. Can't wait to be in our house. Hope you enjoy your new space it ROCKS!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Your new room looks AMAZING!! WOW WOW WOW!! I loveeeeeeeeee the card too! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

MeMee B said...

You are blessed, a beautiful room and a husband that supports and helps with your crafting 'habit' love the room. Wish I could get that organized. The card is cute, i have that same stamp and love it.

walchowDesign said...

Fantastic room after the transformation! How I envy you that you have so many stamping stuff in that beautiful room, Jenny! TFS!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

LOOOOOOVE your room before and after! LOVE LOVE LOVE organizing and getting everything in it's place!! I want to come craft with you:)

Lisa said...

What a great transformation of your room Jenny! You are a lucky girl! When are you coming to fix mine up?? :)

CanadianScraps43 said...

Can I come over? Lol. This is just da bomb! I only dream of a room like this. Lol. Love your card and looks great against the blue of your walls in your srappy room. Hugs.

Tiffany said...

Very pretty colors on your card and that flower image is one of my favs! Congrats to you on your new studio, it looks awesome and very cozy, enjoy!

Sherri said...

wow, that room is amazing!

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Jenny, your room is so gorgeous. It loos like such a cheerful fun place to create! Lovely!!

Kimberly said...

SWEET!!! that's all i can say...want to do my room now?????
www.canadiancraftcorner.blogspot.com

Amber S said...

It's beautiful!! I need an Ikea near me!!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Love your new room... Lucky you. Awesome card. The colors, and crisp design are a knockout!