It's fun seeing at how someone else organizes and decorates their space, and I thought you might enjoy viewing our Inky designers' stamping spaces. So that's what we're doing for this month's blog hop!
Please visit each DT member's blog to peek at their crafting spot, and leave a comment for each designer. The more you comment, the better your chances are to win. (Limit one comment per blog, please).
The blog hop starts today and ends on Sunday, August 28th at midnight Central time. One person’s name will be drawn at random to receive a fun Inky prize pack. We'll announce the results next Monday, so remember to stop back and see if you’ve won.
Ready for the photo tours? Here's our hop order:
Once you're finished, please come back here to see my pictures below and leave a final comment. Happy hopping!
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When I first moved in, my office/studio was in the upstairs guest bedroom. It felt a little cramped in there, but it was okay for a while.
Eventually I wanted to add a work table, so about a year later we brought everything downstairs and I took over the family room:
(We didn't move Bo downstairs. He did that all by himself.)
On the entire left wall of the room, here's the favorite part of my space:
I've shown you this wall system before, which is so handy for storing tons of stuff. In the first cabinet, my 8 1/2" x 11" solid cardstock is organized by color:
There is additional cardstock in the second cabinet, and the third cabinet contains magazines, catalogs, and other literature.
I keep my 12" x 12" solid cardstock in the bottom left drawer:
As you turn the corner to the outside wall, there is a small two-shelf unit:
If you look closely, you might be able to spot HoneyPOP Clear Stamp Sets, Honeycomb Paper Pads, and additional Inky clear sets in the upper baskets. Darcie's 12" x 18" patterned cardstock sheets are stacked on the two shelves.
To the right is an inkjet printer, which often features one of our cats draped over it:
Next to the printer is my desk:
I never thought I'd like using two monitors, but Steve insisted I give them a try. It turns out I don't like them...I love them! (Yes, you were right, honey.) Now I can keep two applications or folders open and easily see them both at the same time. I'm not sure whether it speeds up my productivity, but it sure is convenient.
To the right of the desk is a file cabinet. There's a Cuttlebug machine, embossing folders, and several QuicKutz Magnetic Storage Books (with Nestabilities dies inside) plus a white basket holding the CarlaCraft Binding System and coils:
On the ledge against the wall, printed recipe pages are stored in three-ring binders. (I know they're not work related, but you know me and what a foodie I am!) And can you see the Gamsol, blending stumps, and colored pencils right next to them?
Against the right wall is my work table. I use my Spool & Store System for loose ribbon, but I keep bolts and larger spools sorted by color and tucked away in big glass jars:
There's a radio, work light, two photography lights, and (more) cardstock, among other things. You can see the rotary paper cutter partially shown on the right. This is probably the stamping tool I use most often, followed closely by colored pencils & Gamsol and then the Scor-it-All Mini Board.
Finally, as you turn to the fourth wall, you'll see another storage unit. This one is from Ikea, and it's packed to the brim! The white boxes contain embellishments and stamps. The upper pink boxes are filled with supplies and materials for class kits, and the lower pink boxes corral bunches of punches: