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MHCT&M: Craft Room Ikea Hacks

Happy Friday everyone!

It is time to wrap up our craft room tip serious this month.

This is Allison once again and my family recently moved to Germany. We’ve needed to buy lots of storage options for our new house here and well, Ikea has practically become a second home for us, thank goodness for the kid’s play area, so since Ikea has so many awesome options for storage and furniture at reasonable prices, I thought that creating a post full of craft room hacks using Ikea products would be perfect!

There are so many great products you can buy to make your craft room the perfect space for you to let your creativity fly!

(7 Layer Studio)
Ikea Spice Racks make the perfect ribbon holder. Paint them a fun color to match the decor of your room or leave them as is.
(I Heart Organizing)
Use Ikea Towel Rods with S hooks to hang paint brushes or scissors so they are within reach and easy to grab.
(Hey, Let’s Make Stuff)
Need a place to organize scrapbook paper or cardstock? Check out this great idea from Cori using the Thrones Shoe Holder!
(Ich Designer)
Think you can only use the bed slats to hold up your mattress? Think again! Hang it on the wall to create a great vertical space to help your organizational needs. This would be great in any space plus it is budget friendly!
(A Bright Corner)
I love this sewing room cutting table that uses two of the Kallax shelf systems on their side along with a desk top also from Ikea. Such a great place to measure and cut all your fabrics!
(Messy Jesse)
Use the Fintrop Rails and matching buckets to help keep your sewing space organized. Place above your sewing machine to keep your workspace free but you can also easily grab and use any of your tools.
(Infarrantly Creative)
Check out how Beckie created this large cork board using cork place mats from Ikea.
Such a fun idea and you can display all sorts of creative inspiration on it!
(Intentional Hospitality)
Another great idea is using this dining room side board from Ikea and turning it into a ironing station. If you do a lot of sewing or projects with fabric, I feel like this is a must! Check out all that storage space too!
(Tracy Lynn Crafts)
Create a drop leaf table using the Kallax shelves and a desk top again. Place it on caster and you can wheel it around your space to wherever you need it and then move it out of the way when you are done. This would also be great for a playroom for kids!
(Jennifer Maker)
Here is another awesome idea using another Kallax shelf!
If you use a lot of vinyl and aren’t sure where to store them all this idea is for you! Plus, you have tons of other storage options with the shelves for your Easy Presses or other vinyl tools.


There you have it!
Which idea is your favorite? Have you created something for your craft room using Ikea products? Tell us below if you have!

Be sure to come back next month when we begin a new topic of Must Have Craft Tips! 🙂

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Handmade Hangout Party #268

Happy Thursday everyone!

I hope that you all have had a great week and that you’ve been able to get some crafting or baking done lately.

Things have been a bit crazy still in my neck of the with things getting even crazier so I have yet to actually enjoy my new craft room but hopefully soon.

But anyways… share your ideas below and visit a few that catch your eye.

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Allison from A Glimpse Inside

Becca from From Gardners to Bergers

Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs

We have just a few easy rules:

1. Become a follower of the blog where you linked up. Or you can follow all of us and that would be awesome too!
2. Share our button or party link in your post or wherever you share your linky parties.
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3. Have fun!!

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MHCT&M: Vintage Craft Room Storage Ideas

Happy Friday!

I love using vintage storage ideas in my sewing room! And I’m always looking for new ideas for creative and fun storage so I’ve gathered up some of my favorite vintage craft room storage ideas!

All of these ideas are great and can be easily implemented into your space.

Vintage Door Cutting Table

Vintage Ladder for Ribbon Storage

Vintage Tin Storage

Vintage Wood Cubby Storage

Craft Room Storage Using Old Door

Vintage Fabric Cabinets

Craft Storage from Old Cabinet

Painted Vintage Cabinet Storage

DIY Craft Hutch

Open Vintage Cabinet Storage

Aren’t they all amazing?! I know it would be hard to find the exact pieces but there is so much inspiration here!

Make sure you check back next week for more fun ideas!

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Handmade Hangout Party #267

I sure hope you will join us by sharing all your great ideas this week. I feel like end of summer into fall in the major crafting season with so many holidays coming up! 🙂

Share all your fabulous ideas below and be sure to stop by a few that catch your eye.

You can visit all of the hostesses at the links blow.

Allison from A Glimpse Inside

Becca from From Gardners to Bergers

Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs

We have just a few easy rules:

1. Become a follower of the blog where you linked up. Or you can follow all of us and that would be awesome too!
2. Share our button or party link in your post or wherever you share your linky parties.
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3. Have fun!!

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MHCT&M: Clever DIY Craft Desks

Happy Friday!! Can you believe it is September already?

Must Have Craft Tips & More!

The summer flew by! Now all the kiddos are heading back to school. Which makes it a perfect time to start looking into our next Craft Tips theme!

We’re wrapping up our house tour this month with craft rooms. Whether you have a craft room, craft space, a craft nook, or just dream of a special place to do your crafting, we are going to share some fun inspiration for you this month.

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!

This week I’m focusing on clever DIY craft desks. Because you know if you build it, 1) it’s bound to be a bit cheaper and 2) you can build it to suite your personal needs. All of the desks I’m sharing today are total do it yourselfers and some don’t even require a lot of custom building. So get ready to be inspired!

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!
Studio Table with Formica Top

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!
IKEA Hack Craft Room Table

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!
Craft Table using Dresser

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!
Custom Built L-Shaped Desk

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!
Craft Table with Iron Pad

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!
Foldable Craft Table

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!
DIY Tall Craft Desk

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!
Vintage Sewing Machine Work Table

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!
Craft Desk from Pre-fab Cabinets

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!
Butcher Block Desk

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!
Dressed Up Kitchen Table

Maximize your work space with one of these clever DIY craft desks!
Fold Out Craft Table

Are you feeling inspired?

Do you have a favorite?

Must Have Craft Tips & More!
Don’t miss more fun ideas for your craft space all month long!

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Handmade Hangout Party #266

Yet again, sorry the party is up late. My life and the change of time zone is kicking my butt lately!

I sure hope you will join us by sharing all your great ideas this week. I feel like end of summer into fall in the major crafting season with so many holidays coming up! 🙂

Share all your fabulous ideas below and be sure to stop by a few that catch your eye.

You can visit all of the hostesses at the links blow.

Allison from A Glimpse Inside

Becca from From Gardners to Bergers

Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs

We have just a few easy rules:

1. Become a follower of the blog where you linked up. Or you can follow all of us and that would be awesome too!
2. Share our button or party link in your post or wherever you share your linky parties.
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3. Have fun!!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

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Handmade Hangout Party #265

HELLOOOOOOO! I hope you remember me! We have been moving into our house here in Germany and I have been living in a sea of brown boxes while unpacking them all and trying to figure out where everything is going to live.

I am SOOOO SORRY that the Handmade Hangout Party has been MIA that last few weeks! I finally transitioned AGI from Blogger to WordPress and let’s just say, that was quite the process! The blog was down for a long time, then back on Blogger for a few days, then finally got the switch to actually happen! YAY!! So welcome to the new A Glimpse Inside! 🙂

I sure hope that you will join us for the party this week by sharing your ideas.

You can visit all of the hostesses at the links blow.

Allison from A Glimpse Inside

Becca from From Gardners to Bergers

Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs

We have just a few easy rules:

1. Become a follower of the blog where you linked up. Or you can follow all of us and that would be awesome too!
2. Share our button or party link in your post or wherever you share your linky parties.
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3. Have fun!!

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MHCT&M: 12 Epic Playroom Spaces

Hello and happy Friday!

 

Today we are wrapping up ideas for playrooms and I am sharing some pretty epic playroom ideas that any kid, or even adult for that matter, would love to spend hours in their space having fun. 

 

 There are so many cool and creative playrooms that you can create. Here are just a few that caught my eye!

 

 (Decoholic)
Add some swinging chairs to the space, perfect to crawl up and read a good book on. Just be sure to find the ceiling joist!

 (Sahifa)
This room is a great room that will grow up with your kids. Shoot, I want to hang out in here too! There are so many fun things to do but also places to relax and just hang out.

(Kid’s Room Ideas)
Talk about a cool space! Houses and monkey bars- so fun!

(Bolig Magasinet)
 Create a unique space with a slide for hours of fun!

 (Two Thirty-Five Designs)
Who wouldn’t love their own little fort inside so you can play no matter what the weather is like outside?! 🙂

 (Empathy Encompassed)
For anyone who is a germaphobe when it comes to ball pits in public spaces, build one in your house using PVC pipes! Such a great idea!

 (Brooklyn Nicole Homes)
Have some kiddos that have a lot of energy ALL. THE. TIME? Create an indoor gym for them complete with rock wall, swing, climbing ladder and more!

 (The Created Home)
Check out this space with it’s own cabin and rope bridge to get to another section! I would have LOVED this space growing up!

 (Fun at Home with Kids)
Here is another great space for active kids that are smaller.

 (Imgur)
HELLO, awesome reading net or hang out spot! If you have tall ceilings in a space, this would be a super cool addition!

(The Good Stuff Guide)

Check out this super fun basement that has turned into the great outdoors with all sorts of cool stuff scattered around the space.  

(Remodelicious)

Imaginative play is an important part of a young child’s development and this space let’s their little imaginations run wild!!

 

 

 

Aren’t those all fabulous?! 

Which one was your favorite? 

 

 

 

Be sure to come back next month when we start a whole new room!

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MHCT&M: DIY Floor Pillows to Sew

Happy Friday!!

 This month we’re doing Playroom projects for Must Have Craft Tips and I love the idea of adding some squishy floor pillows to a playroom – or any room!
So many of these will work for kids rooms or adults – a big pile of floor pillos just spells out cozy to me! So let’s dive into these DIY Floor Pillows to Sew!

Round DIY Floor Pillows

Squishy Floor Pillows 

DIY Large Floor Pillows

Giant Floor Pillows with Handles

Square Floor Cushion Tutorial

One Hour Floor Cushion

Folding Floor Cushion

Hawaiian Style Felt Floor Pillows

DIY Large Colorful Floor Pillows

Colorful Scrappy Floor Pillows


 
Cute Animal Floor Pillows

Patchwork Floor Pillow 

Oversized Pom Pom Throw Pillows

Aren’t they all fun?! I need a big room full of them!

Check back next week for more playroom ideas!

 

 

Your hostesses,

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Handmade Hangout Party #265

NOTE: The website we use for our Handmade Hangout party, InLinkz, has updated their site. If you are sharing a link for the first time on their new system, you will be asked to sign in with a social media account like Facebook. They will not share your information or spam your friends and it is a one time log in then link sharing will be like it used to be in the future. Sorry for the inconvenience!

 

 
I am SOOOOOOOO sorry that I am getting this week’s Handmade Hangout Party up on the last day. Our week here in Germany has been a busy one and it totally slipped my mind. 
 
I just hope that you’ve had a great week and have some great ideas that you want to share.

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 

You can visit all of the hostesses at the links blow.

Allison from A Glimpse Inside

Becca from From Gardners to Bergers

Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs

 

 

We have just a few easy rules:

1. Become a follower of the blog where you linked up. Or you can follow all of us and that would be awesome too!
2. Share our button or party link in your post or wherever you share your linky parties.

 

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3. Have fun!!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter