Making Over my Craft Space


Since we bought our first house back in 2011, I’ve wanted to have my own craft space. In our last house, I shared our second bedroom with a spare bed and everything else in the house we didn’t have room for elsewhere (vacuum cleaner, ironing board, paperwork, you get the picture!). When we moved at the end of 2015 to a slightly bigger house, I managed to negotiate a whole room of my own (but had to give up all use of the garage, which was to become our ‘cycling room’).

Our new home was a new build, which has its pros and cons. On the pro side, it’s lovely and new, the walls and flooring are in immaculate condition. On the con side, the walls are magnolia, the carpet is a beige colour, and you can’t decorate for 12 months. If you follow me on Instagram, you will have seen my rants about magnolia paint (long story short, I hate it). As our one year house anniversary approached, I was excited that I would finally be able to start repainting.

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Creating a Creative Space

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been busy trying to sort out our new home. We recently moved house, and the most exciting part was that I was finally going to get a room all of my own for crafting.

In our old house, I’d started with the best intentions. Me and Mr Makes and Bakes were going to share the spare room. In reality, my stuff took over, and the Playstation made its way into the living room. As I crafted, he was busy winning the FA cup. The only problem was that I was sharing the room with a double bed and I just needed more space! Continue reading