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« on: February 03, 2016 05:44:42 AM »

we're undergoing a major remodel after a kitchen fire. i have a big desk in our computer room, and we've talked about adding shelves for storage. i never seem to work there. it's good to have a door to hide the mess, but i usually work on projects in the living room where my family, and the tv is .if it's something messy i work in the kitchen.  i'm debating if i need to improve the craftroom,or move to a corner of the living room....
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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2016 10:28:52 AM »

I still spread out - depending on the project.  I sometime use the kitchen table if I need to spread out.  If it is a portable thing like knitting or crochet, or beading, I will do it on the sofa while watching TV with Jim.

But a few years ago we did a second story addition and we turned our old master bedroom into my craft room - and it is a great place to go and work on a project that takes a lot of time, makes mess, or I need to concentrate on.  The door <in theory> hides the mess, and I don't have to put things away until I want to.  It also has great light and lots of <in theory> storage.  It's also a great place to hide items from others if they are meant to be a surprise!

I am a huge advocate of having your own dedicated space - improve the craft room, but keep the other options open!

The <in theory> is because I am a horrible craft hoarder/slob....
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« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2016 07:21:57 PM »

I usually do craft work at the living room, because my kitchen room is too small to do that...if the weather is great and I'll do it in my garden.
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« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2016 09:38:24 PM »

I like to be with the people too! I used to have a craft room (now a nursery Smiley ) but I never seemed to use it for anything other than storage. Mostly it just collected things until I had to clear it out.
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« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2016 05:45:14 AM »

My craft space is in the landing/foyer in front of the two bedrooms upstairs.  It is painted in a color I love, decorated with things I love, and is my oasis!

Before I had this space, all I had was a big Tupperware tub that I stored in my closet!  Tongue
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2016 10:13:57 AM »

My craft space is actually all over the place since most of my products need to collaborate with the other. I feel more passionate when I am working with other and sharing the knowledge. My craft has never been done by one person.
One product has never been completed by neither one process nor one place. I could say that my craft space is all over the country. Where I can find the good craftsmanship, it is where I start collaborating to create new product. It always motivates and inspires me when I am in new environment.

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