Blog Posts - Craft Room



Our fun Disney art wall

Hello there! I've been working like crazy to finish up the loft space and I'll be sharing the completed room with you next week! I am SO HAPPY with how it's come together. I'm writing you from the room right now and have been in here nearly all day e...
by Thrifty Decor Chick on Aug 31, 2016

How to make a giant DIY chalkboard

Hey there! I'm still in beast mode as I work on finishing up the loft/craft room/office makeover. I'm determined to get it done by the end of the month and I think I'll make it! I got a TON done in the past few days. I'm excited to share the lit...
by Thrifty Decor Chick on Aug 24, 2016

Finished shiplap walls and farmhouse door trim in the loft!

Oh MY. I've been nailing, filling, caulking and painting for what feels like weeks. It's only been three days but I am worn OUT. :) I've been focused on the "hallway" part of our loft for the past week or so. This is the open space at the top of...
by Thrifty Decor Chick on Aug 17, 2016

How to add the shiplap look to your home (for a lot less!)

Hello all! I've gotten so many questions about the planked walls in our loft lately, I decided to give you a step-by-step process on how to do it. If you love the shiplap look on Fixer Upper than this is the tutorial for you! This is the same look bu...
by Thrifty Decor Chick on Aug 3, 2016

How to make a DIY wrapping paper station (for cheap!)

Hey there! We've had a busy week soaking up some summer activities…our time off is coming to a close soon. This week alone we visited the Indy Children's Museum, explored downtown, saw a movie and took a trip to Kings Island. Such a blast but I'm r...
by Thrifty Decor Chick on Jul 29, 2016

Finished window seat, ship lap walls and craftsman trim in the loft!

OK, well I lied. ;) I said I wasn't going to share more of the loft redo for a week or so but I was a beast this weekend. I mean, BEAST. We didn't have much planned so it was great to have tons of time to dedicate to this space. I made some major pro...
by Thrifty Decor Chick on Jul 25, 2016

Wall sconces and built in storage in the craft room!

I've been hard at work in the loft but as it seems to go during this stage, it doesn't look like a whole lot of work has been done. I'm showing you anyway because I'm excited about it. ;) After this it may be a bit before I share this room again beca...
by Thrifty Decor Chick on Jul 20, 2016

Finally, some progress in the loft makeover!

Hey there! I didn't post on Wednesday because I thought this update would be done enough to show you…and it wasn't. ;) So I'm back to share it with you today and it's still not done, but close enough. What was supposed to take a couple days has tak...
by Thrifty Decor Chick on Jul 15, 2016

How to create custom built ins with kitchen cabinets

Hey there! I'm back with some slight progress (but still progress) in the loft/craft room that is my project for the summer. I told you about it here and it hasn't moved as quickly as I'd like just beceuase we've been out of town so much this summer.
by Thrifty Decor Chick on Jun 29, 2016

Why Not Make This Minimalist Inspiration Board?

This simple, sexy pinboard is perfect for your notes, clippings, postcards and inspirational materials. Its simplicity is its strength; it would fit in with a variety of work spaces. You don’t need much to make your own minimalist pinboard, ...
by Home decoration on Jun 22, 2016

Hardwoods in the loft and beefing up the door trim

Well hello all! It feels like forever since I've been writing to you all. I hope you had a lovely holiday weekend! A lot has happened in the loft already and I'm excited to show you the progress. Keep in mind I show you updates in real time so this i...
by Thrifty Decor Chick on Jun 1, 2016

The Loft Makeover Has Started!

Well I'm thrilled because a project I've been itching to start for years now has finally started!! Our loft is a great big space that has always felt underutilized to me. I really hate not using rooms to their full potential (even if my way is not ho...
by Thrifty Decor Chick on May 25, 2016

Sewing & Craft Room

Tuesday is picture day! I tell ya getting a house ready to sell is not for the faint of heart. From the experience what I have learned is that I am more of a minimalist than I thought so with that being said not as much will be coming into the new h...
by From My Front Porch To Yours on May 24, 2016

My New Studio AKA What The Mess??

Hi All - I thought you might like a peek at my new art studio, please be kind as I've only recently moved in and have not yet found homes for everything! Truth be told it's a royal mess right now and I'm still looking for ways to organise, store and...
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on May 21, 2016

A Work In Progress - My New Studio AKA What The Mess??

Hi All - I thought you might like a peek at my new art studio, please be kind as I've only recently moved in and have not yet found homes for everything! Truth be told it's a royal mess right now and I'm still looking for ways to organise, store and...
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on May 21, 2016

Simple and Pretty Craft Organization

Hello all! I have to tell you -- I am so excited about the upcoming changes to the loft/craft room. It will be my summer project this year. I'm determined not to be a sloth this time. :) This is how it looks now: (You can see how I made tha...
by Thrifty Decor Chick on May 11, 2016

Mixed Media Poppy Canvas using Alcohol Inks and Soft Drink Cans

Today I am using Copic Various Inks (Alcohol Inks) to colour an unusual material and create a unique and vibrant Copic coloured poppy canvas - it's just a bit of fun today. What's the unusual material? Empty Soft drink/Soda/Pop cans, though you could...
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on Apr 18, 2016

DIY 10 Minute Inexpensive Crochet Hook Holder

The good thing with this hook holder is that it is not only super cute, but also very quick to do and cheap! Another bonus: it can be used to store other things than crochet hooks such as make-up brushes, pencils, paint brushes, leather carving tools...

10 Awesome DIY IKEA Hacks For A Craft Room

Today’s roundup is for those who love crafting so much that already made a craft room or nook and now needs a table. IKEA tables are amazing for hacking them – change their tops, legs, finishes and colors, configurations and shapes – almost eve...

Diy My Sewing Room Organization Ideas wiszący organizer na linijki Diy

Wiosna się zbliża więc najwyższy czas ruszyć cztery litery i zrobić porządek w swojej pracowni.Przyznam , że zimowe lenistwo nawet i tam odcisnęło swoje piętno, coraz trudniej było mi odnajdywać potrzebne w tym momencie rzeczy. Prze...
by Anielska Aniela on Mar 4, 2016


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