Welcome to my craft room!

I finally got my craft room. It’s been a long road, but it’s finally here and it’s just what I imagined. It is my happy place for sure. My husband and I were in our local Habitat ReStore, just checking things out and we found these cabinets. They just happened to be exactly 103″ long, exactly what we needed. Then we found the matching base cabinet and also a matching sink base. We got all of them for $85.00. I was so excited, I ripped the tag off before anyone else could steal them away! Let me show you the before.
The before
This was my never used guest room. What better place to have my dream craft room? Now let me show you what my husband and I found at the ReStore.
cabinets at Habitat
damaged side
This was a damaged side of one of the base cabinets. We replaced that side, and the back to make it a much stronger cabinet.
We brought them home and I started taking them apart and stripping the paint. I had an idea of what I wanted to do to add a pop of color. I couldn’t wait to get to that part. First I had to strip, sand and prime.
stripping and sanding primed
Now comes the fun stuff!
Yummy orange. But that’s not all…
How awesome is that? I love the paisley design and this stencil is the Allover Paisley stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. They have amazing stencils and tutorials. Check them out. Now, more of the craft room.

orange knob I got these orange glass knobs at Hobby Lobby.
before countertop Once we started moving them into the room, I really got excited.
new top and legs The new countertop and legs. We splurged on the countertop, since everything else was so reasonable.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA The legs after being painted.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Here is a little drawer organization – orange of course. These were purchased at the Dollar Tree.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Finally done. Let me show you a few more shots of the room.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA This piece became my printer station.
rug My awesome rug. I got it at Home Decorator’s.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA I got this work table at the Home Depot. What I love about it is that the legs fold in for easy moving. It’s a great table. I’m still trying to decide if I’m going to paint it or not. What do you think? Would you paint it?

Well, that’s it – my dream craft room. I hope you enjoyed the tour. Please comment and let me know what you think. Come back soon, I’m going to talk about my awesome craft room chair!!!


14 thoughts on “Welcome to my craft room!

  1. Kathleen, I LOVE the new craft room! That’s a steal on cabinets and the orange with the stencil is soooo cute! I love checking out our ReStore here too… lots of great things there for projects! Can’t wait to see more from ya!

    • Thanks Ellora! I appreciate the comments. ReStore is amazing and I have more projects coming from them, so check back!

  2. Kathleen. Love the new craft room. that shelf is awesome. So glad you reached out to me on twitter. Looking forward to connecting and sharing with you in more places (not just on twitter).

    • Hi Leslie! Thanks for checking it out and for commenting. Once I get more organized I can start “crafting.” Check back for more updates!


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  7. You did an awesome job on this craft room. I love that you did all the work and it paid off. So now your craft room is one of your finished crafts!

    • Lisa,
      Thank you so much for your comment. You are exactly right, this room is now one of my finished crafts! I love this room. I literally smile every time I go in there. When we talk about selling our house, my hubby is adamant that the craft room comes with us! Thanks for stopping by the blog. It’s new so I’m just learning. Trying to make it look more professional. Heading over to your blog to check it out!

    • Hi Kendra,
      I really appreciate your comment about painting the workbench. I’ve been eyeing it. I don’t know why I haven’t just done it. It is my room and if there is too much orange, who cares, it’s my room!!!! Thanks Kendra. Come back soon. I’m working on a great piece from the Habitat Restore and using chalk paint for the first time.

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