Behind the Scenes: A Peek on the Craft Spaces of DIY Network

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Kim Stoegbauer of TomKat Studios

Kim Stoegbauer of TomKat Studios

Kim Stoegbauer of TomKat Studios

Camille from Camille Styles

Camille from Camille Styles

“Turn workplace storage into a ravishing decor ingredient by mixing woven baskets and brightly coloured containers for workplace and craft provide storage,” advises Camille. “Keep prettier gadgets, like linens and ribbon, within the open baskets, whereas much less engaging provides (tape and file folders) could be tucked away within the lidded containers.”

Jess Abbott, The Sewing Rabbit

Jess Abbott, The Sewing Rabbit

“My desk is definitely a counter-height desk,“ says Jess. “It helps save my again when I’m slicing patterns as a result of I needn’t continuously bend over.” A counter-height desk is a superb various to a typical desk and could be less expensive.

Jess Abbott, The Sewing Rabbit

“I take advantage of numerous baskets and bins to retailer cloth and I take advantage of the college locker to shove ‘much less fascinating’ cumbersome materials,” laughs Jess. “I additionally use a basket to cover my laptop computer cords. Strategically positioned subsequent to my desk, I’m able to shove my cords into the basket so they do not sit on the ground. I take advantage of wire holders that go down the again of the desk legs to cover the cords and hold me from tripping on them. I sometimes hold my slicing mats beneath a rug on the ground, so I can pull them out once I want them.”

Jess Abbott, The Sewing Rabbit

Jen Carreiro of Something Turquoise

Jen Carreiro of Something Turquoise

“I do MANY completely different crafts; stitching, jewellery making, portray, scrapbooking, stamping, candle making, and so forth. I discover it best to have a devoted area or container for every kind of craft,” explains Jen. “This method I at all times have every part I would like in that one place.”

Jen Carreiro of Something Turquoise

“I paint so much, so I hold all my paints out within the open,” says Jen. “My candle-making provides are stashed in a hat field beneath the desk. My stamps and stamp pads are within the drawers to the left of my chair with my scrapbooking paper proper by them. The little drawers to the precise aspect of the desk are labeled based on their content material; they’re devoted to ribbon, glitter and punches. The craft provides that I don’t play with too usually are saved in containers on the opposite aspect of the room.”

Jen Carreiro of Something Turquoise

“I’ve a small area and must benefit from it, so I prefer to purge. If I have not touched gadgets in 6 to 12 months, I eliminate it. Us crafters have a nasty behavior of shopping for new issues, however in the event you do not eliminate the previous, stuff piles up,’ laughs Jen. “The hubby says, ‘one in, one out’ – I attempt, however that does not at all times occur.”

Joanne Palmisano from Salvage Secrets

Joanne Palmisano from Salvage Secrets

“My cousin owns a restaurant and saves the big glass pickle jars for me. I take advantage of them to retailer cloth scraps, buttons, threads, scissors, you title it,” Joanne says excitedly. “They are by far my favourite storage merchandise as a result of they match completely on my cabinets, they’re recycled and so they look nice.”

Joanne Palmisano from Salvage Secrets

Joanne retains lots of her flea-market finds displayed on open shelving so that they’re in fixed sight. You by no means know, only one look at a teacup, previous map or a metallic lion could spark the subsequent nice challenge concept.

Joanne Palmisano from Salvage Secrets

Joanne makes use of an previous quarter-sawn oak eating desk for a piece floor. Her flea-market treasures are scattered about ready to be upcycled with a brand new objective.

Hannah Slaughter, HGTV and DIY Network Designer

Hannah Slaughter, HGTV and DIY Network Designer

“I retailer all my paint in an apothecary cupboard that got here from a hospital right here in Knoxville,” says Hannah.

Hannah Slaughter, HGTV and DIY Network Designer

“I retailer all my brushes, pens and paper clips in previous china and mugs,” explains Hannah. “I prefer to encompass myself with fairly issues, it helps hold me impressed.”

Hannah Slaughter, HGTV and DIY Network Designer

“I actually like utilizing antiques for storage. The sideboard was a part of my grandparents’ eating room set.”

Hannah Slaughter, HGTV and DIY Network Designer

“I additionally actually prefer to hold my provides out, intermingled with previous books and toys. If my area was clear and sparse, I do not assume I’d ever get something carried out!”

Hannah Slaughter, HGTV and DIY Network Designer

Sunny home windows and a cute companion assist once you’re on the drafting board.

Lish Dorset: Expert Crafter and DIY Network Made+Remade Blogger

Lish Dorset: Expert Crafter and DIY Network Made+Remade Blogger

Lish Dorset: Expert Crafter and DIY Network Made+Remade Blogger

“I’m at all times on the hunt for buckets, bins and containers to maintain every part neat and arranged,” says Lish. “I’ve put favourite items of classic Pyrex to work proper subsequent to cheap storage bins I’ve discovered on the grocery retailer. By maintaining related provides collectively in a single container it’s simple to seize simply what you want.”

Lish Dorset: Expert Crafter and DIY Network Made+Remade Blogger

Not positive what to do with empty candle or jam jars? Lish places them to work storing stray craft provides. “We recycle so much at our home, so I’m incessantly snagging empty glass jars out of the recycling bin to make use of as craft provide organizers. Try spray portray your jars to assist make them stand out on the shelf.”

Lish Dorset: Expert Crafter and DIY Network Made+Remade Blogger

Lish’s artful husband additionally constructed a customized pegboard wrapping station that matches completely within the further area behind the door. “No area goes unused in my craft room. On the partitions you’ll discover spools of ribbon, reward tags and LOTS of washi tape! I even have lots of my day-to-day craft instruments hung right here, too,” says Lish. “Pegboards enable me to benefit from the area and customise it to what works greatest for my craft habits.” Below the desk high is a drawer that pulls out to retailer reward baggage, tissue paper and greeting playing cards. “If there’s a last-minute social gathering to go to, I’ll have a last-minute reward wrapped very quickly!”

Lish Dorset: Expert Crafter and DIY Network Made+Remade Blogger

This enviable craft room additionally doubles as Lish’s house workplace. “A classic desk I bought from fellow Michigander Cari Cucksey homes my workplace provides,” says Lish. “Business papers are housed in folders proper subsequent to magazines I’ve saved to learn.” Next to her desk is an inspiration wall the place she’s hung baker’s twine to show playing cards from pals, journal clippings or enjoyable prints she picks up at craft festivals. “I’m a paper pack rat, so it’s good to have an area to show a few of my favourite items.”

Lish Dorset: Expert Crafter and DIY Network Made+Remade Blogger

“While my craft room show area is devoted to holding my assortment of provides, I believe it’s necessary to have a couple of areas for mementos, particularly people who relate again to the DIY spirit,” says Lish. “This shelving unit primarily holds my craft books, however the high shelf is devoted to favourite trinkets. The very first stitching machine I ever owned now sits right here, proper subsequent to the digicam I utilized in photojournalism class in faculty and favourite collectible figurines pals have given me from thrift retailer journeys. My great-grandmother was the top seamstress for a metro Detroit division retailer chain within the 1950s, so I show a hat field from her retailer right here.”

Lish Dorset: Expert Crafter and DIY Network Made+Remade Blogger

“Nine occasions out of 10 if I’m in my craft room I’m in all probability sitting at my stitching machine,” says Lish. “It sits on the finish of my stitching desk to assist hold the floor open as I reduce cloth or piece a quilt. The ever-popular Ikea Raksog cart holds my go-to stitching provides, from rotary cutters to marking instruments. By utilizing a cart that’s on wheels, I can push my provides across the room as wanted.”

Tiffany Threadgould: Expert Recycler

Tiffany Threadgould: Expert Recycler

“I’ve a worktable that doubles as a kitchen desk; it was made out of an upcycled door,” explains Tiffany. “When I’m carried out working, I disguise every part away in containers, every challenge in a separate field to maintain it organized.”

Tiffany Threadgould: Expert Recycler

“I retailer every part in Hammermill paper containers and clearly label them with vivid and colourful paper, ‘glue and different sticky issues’ is considered one of my favourite containers,” says Tiffany.

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