The Making of a Craft Room

This is my HAPPY PLACE! I can get lost for hours working on a project in this space. Actually this closet/room is adjacent to my office in our loft, so I can really spread out.

Here is a before picture. 😳

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Chandelier Makeover

“They” say you are suppose to discard items you have not used in the last year, 🤨 but not me! 😆 I just love this light fixture and hung on to it for several years. We bought it on clearance many years ago and used it in our daughter Emmy’s bedroom when she was a child. At the time, it was gold. When Neal helped me create my craft room, I dug this out of the attic and decided to use it. I bought a can of pink spray paint (spray paint transform junk to jewels) and VOILA! Don’t you just love how it turned out!

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Shelving Project for Craft Room

I wanted to add backing to my craft room shelving. I did not want items to fall out the back side.  My craft room is my Happy Place, so I wanted color! 🎨

Here are my shelves BEFORE. . .

I lucked up and had large pieces of cardboard. 😃I swiped this from my father-in-laws house after he bought a new television – – score!

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Spray Painting Light Fixtures

I was undecided about what type of light fixtures to purchase for my my craft room. So I decided just to use what was there for now. I did not like the brass, so I decided to spray paint them. I LOVE spray paint! ❤️I started by taping the electrical socket to ensure paint would not get in the socket. I covered the electrical wires with painters tape too. This old crate is great for spray painting. (Can you tell I have used it to paint before? 😉) Continue reading “Spray Painting Light Fixtures”