Weekend Recap

Last weekend slipped past me and I didn't get around too much on my list, so I had a chance to get to a few things this past weekend! Maybe not too exciting, but I thought I would post a few pics of some of my list getting crossed off.

Here is my work space a few months ago, this is when I covered the fireplace marble:

and at that time there was only a little space for my issues and my craft tools/project "stuff" needed more space:

So I went to Ikea and purchased a bookcase that I had the sweet bf assemble while I took on all the organizational products. I now have some extra space for the issues and all the craft tools, projecting materials, etc. in one area.

While I was at it, I decided to make a couple of other changes. I felt the artwork was not meshing well in our space. The colors were just too bright for the other items in the house. I started to create a little gallery of some photos. More styling and re-working needs to happen here...that little milk glass piece looks sooo lonely!
This is truly just a beginning...but so much better than our BRIGHT piece of art that was a little much for this space.


Also, I can't decide if I like the bookshelf right next to the desk, or turned in to create a more enclosed work space
. Again, because the place is so tiny, it helps to create "rooms" by closing off spaces.

Just a starting point, but I'm so happy all of the items are now organized!

Hope everyone had a nice weekend!

22 comments:

  1. It looks great! I like the look of the enclosed space, but I don't know if that would make it harder to access all the stored items when you're working.

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  2. I totally agree with you! That's the # 1 reason why I most likely will keep it open.

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  3. Love the black and whites and I like the shelf turned, great use of space!! Looks like a good spot to get some work done and stay organized!!
    Janell

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  4. oh my gosh I love those white bins! where did you get those?!

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  5. Anna, you can get them at Ikea for really cheap...but you have to assemble on your own. But it's worth the price!

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  6. It looks ten times better from when I came to visit. I do like the bookcase tothe side and think you should even pull it out to make a corner and then put a plant in that space or something. Then its like a total nook. xoxo
    Looks great either way.

    Where's the BF's desk? He's been kicked out! haha

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  7. LOVE LOVE LOVE what you did!!!! I bet you are so happy to have everything organized now, its such a happy feeling :)

    PS- just dont try to climb them, they may break like mine hahaha.

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  8. Doesn't your mind become clutter free when your workspace doues? Love it. Happy Blogging!

    xoxo

    Rebecca June

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  9. I DO like your zebra chair. So I like animal prints more than I thought. Maybe I just don't like cheetah looking throw pillows:)

    love the organization. I'm inspired

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  10. I think that Zebra chair is so much fun! Love what you did with the space.

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  11. Love what you did Carlee!! And def like the bookcase turned to divide the space. The collage of frames above is perfect!

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  12. Just love that zebra chair! Also love the new picture frame wall "art" :)

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  13. Oh, it is looking so fabulous!

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  14. It's looking great! I love the switch out with the one main art piece to the gallery look. It's looking great and so organized!

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  15. Love the zebra chair! How have I missed your blog? It is lovely - we are on the same organizing wavelength too.

    xo,
    cristin @ simplified bee

    ps- adding you to my blogroll.

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  16. Fantastic!

    Looks great!

    Jaithan + Eddie

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  17. I am giddy to have found your Fabulous blog *** and cannot wait to follow your posts on organizing while I create my Art Studio!!!


    xoxo Laura

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