The Reveal: The Craft Studio Reorganization Project

C’est fini! After weeks of planning, repurposing and purchasing storage, the Interwoven Creations by Crystal Craft Studio is now ready. Bigger. Stronger. Faster. Here are the details and product information.

If you follow Interwoven Creations by Crystal on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, you saw various sneak peeks during this process.

Interwoven Creations by Crystal Craft Studio
Craft Studio (08.22.16)
The table on the left is my sewing station. My hubby bought me a Brother sewing machine for our wedding anniversary this month!  ❤️ My first project on the new sewing machine was the cover. Thanks to a bright idea from The Crafty Gemini, I created the mini ironing board.  My cutting mat came from A.C. Moore.

I orginally bought the dress form in 2011 solely as a photo prop. I did not own a sewing machine at that time. While purging my reading list on Safari, I found the company I where I ordered the dress form. I decided to represent my alma mater, Brown University, while I protect the fabric!

The middle table contains my mailing station on the left. The rest of the table is for planning and crafting and more crafting.

The table on the right is the work table. Laptop, files, documents, etc. Nothing exciting.

The “SEW” letters are from Michael’s.

The large “C” is from Five Below.

The “REATE” letters are from A.C. Moore.

The yellow chalkboard is from Tuesday Morning. I spruced it up with a fresh coat of paint.

The “QUILT” letters are from Michael’s. I had left over plywood from my mini ironing board project. I used suede string and craft paint from A.C. Moore. The cup hooks hold the letters on the board to complete the wall feature.

Interwoven Creations by Crystal Craft Studio Storage
Craft Studio Storage (08.22.16)
These bookcases are saving me so much space.  They hold most of my supplies for crocheting, scrapbooking, paper crafting, painting, sewing and quilting. I am a visual person. If I don’t see an item, I will usually forget that I own it.  I ordered the bookcases online from Walmart. They were way too heavy to try to buy from the store.

Sterilite boxes are the answer to every storage question. The clear boxes with the white tops are being repurposed from being in my bedroom closet. I own around 20 of them. I did not need to buy new boxes for this reorganization. The clear boxes with the blue tops are new and contain projects that are currently in the queue. I wanted to quickly differentiate between storage and projects. I use the white labels to organize the boxes. The labels peel off clean so it is quick and easy to change the contents of the boxes.

Now, spending many hours in my craft studio will be much more enjoyable. Time to get to work!

Crystal L. Cochren