After I put together my ironing table (Evolution of a craft room - Part One), I cleared the room of everything that wasn't staying - all that was left was the table, my TV and my IKEA Expidit shelves. I love how bright my room is, even though it is tecnically a basement room. The window is large and faces south, so even on the rainiest days, it is light.
I chose to paint it a sky blue, to minimize any lighting distortions. The first colour I chose was too grey, but I had only painted the wall on the left, behind the Expidit so I left it as is and painted the other three walls in the new shade.
All the trim work was painted Bright White for a nice clean look.
Then I made another trip to IKEA for these:
Nestled in between my storage cubes from Michaels - these hold the rest of my scrapbooking supplies.
I repurposed a lazy susan to hold my baby computer. That way I can view it from either side - I use it to view instructions when I'm tackling something new (or surf blogs while I'm sewing).
I also bought a BYGEL hanging rod and containers for those little things that like to clutter my workspace:
And finally, this magnetic chalk board - it covers an ugly electrical panel. I painted it with one of my accent colours and I'm going to make some little patchwork panels to cover the useless brown bottom part. My other accent colours are hot pink and bright blue or aqua.
I hope you are enjoying my little tour. Part 3 will be about repurposing what I have on hand and organizing my many bins of crafts and sewing.