Thursday, January 23, 2014

Time to get oganized, my Mid Life Crisis

OK, but this time I mean it. Last summer my son and husband built me this crate shelving and I adore it.  Click HERE to see all the photo's.  It's been a fantastic addition to my room.  I don't have a fancy craft studio where everything is in it's place and pristine...yet.  I have had my room for 3 years now and in that time I have thought about my needs.  Now I'm ready to pull it together.  And if I tell you and put it out there I'll have to follow through.  The "MOM" in me often takes a back seat and I'm happy too.  But I'm about to turn "40" and my husband called this project my "mid life crisis".  Works for me!
 
I'm very A Type and love to be organized.  I love it as much as I love crafting and cooking.

 
About these Recollections Modular Cubes...I am NOT a fan and until now I have stayed away. But, 12x12 paper storage options are my enemies.  Don't worry, my adorable husband came up with a great solution for them.  In fact I bought another 2 because I like his plan so much!  Stay tuned for the transformation.
 
 
I gave my SIL almost all my 12x12 paper and I have started to collect my distress papers and vintage paper papers.  I'm not a big paper person so 8 spaces is enough for me for storage.  My label maker is my buddy!
 
The marker and drawer cubes were the 2nd round I picked up.  I really like the marker storage and wee drawers.  Great for sponge pad and alcohol ink storage.  I am always loosing these and I'd like to start hoarding some!  The triple drawers hold all my teaching supplies and class kits where I teach, Scrapbooker's Paradise.

I finally have a direction and I'm so excited to get started and organized.  I'm still thinking though storage options especially on all my TH Stamps!  Post any links you may have to help me here or on my Facebook wall?
 
Stay tuned...I'm about to hit 40 and that means I'm about to go bat sh*t crazy building my room;p
(I'm supposed to be crafting right now.  Not blogging)

7 comments:

  1. hahaha! Mid life, that's funny tell your honey he's getting off easy then because most women in midlife wanna convertible car!!! hehehe! Can't wait to see your transformation!
    xoxo
    Jen

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  2. LOL I am always trying to change my space, unfortunately my DH thinks he at least needs "work" space in the "office/craft room". He gets a small corner and that is it.
    I have the Tim Holtz binder for my stamps but I don't have a many as you..getting a 2nd one for just his holiday stamps. I use the modular cubes for a lot of storage...I think there are older photos sort of showing what I have done with them on my blog... I have changed things up and finally painted my room orange. www.maybecreative.blogspot.com

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  3. Can't wait to see your space complete!!!

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  4. I love the tiny crates under your markers -
    in the part month i also bought this storage cube &
    have found thet aI like the markers separate giving me onr more shelf doe TH Distress Ink Pads.

    Love your crates you did before -
    excited to see what else you have instore

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  5. Nicole My mid life crisis is gone 10 years, but I'm still trying to reorganize my corner! Your post made ​​me smile, thanks for sharing this moment with us! BArbarayaya

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  6. Mid-life crisis at 40!!! Guess there is no hope for me then, I have been organizing for the last few years, lol.
    I love what you did on your last shelving…I can't wait to see your completed cubes. And then maybe a room tour video when you are all done with your room ;) Yes I think so :)

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  7. Boy do I know the feeling! Can you come and clean my cave up???

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