Thursday, August 5, 2010

My Little Creative Corner


Hello there lovelies! How have you been? Sorry I haven't been around much. I've been busy. Or should I say, tired. Or how about busy and tired.

So tired that the minute I sit down to take a break during the day, I fall asleep. The 1-1/2 lb. baby that's doing cartwheels in my belly is keeping me awake at night. In fact, I am sleeping as I am typing. So if I sound a little punchy, you'll know why. :)


I've been working on this little corner in our office/playroom and making it into a crafty storage space for my creative junk.

And it makes me happy.


The hubster brought home some old but sturdy cabinets from a jobsite that he thought I might like. Bless him! He knows how to make me a happy woman!

Anyway, he installed them in this empty corner of our office, and I painted them white and added some new black hardware. I also painted the inside frames of the doors with, what else, chalkboard paint.


Avery and I worked on making some labels for storage jars. I used some leftover drop cloth fabric and stamps.

Very rustic but cute and organized. And easy.


We hot glued the fabric onto the jars, then used stamps for the lettering.



I like to be surrounded by things that inspire me and this is just the ticket! It's still a work in progress, but everything in this old house is!

The quote I have on the center cabinet door (which I happen to love):

SONNET 116

Let me not to the marriage of true minds
Admit impediments. Love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove:
O no! it is an ever-fixed mark
That looks on tempests and is never shaken;
It is the star to every wandering bark,
Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken.
Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks
Within his bending sickle's compass come:
Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks,
But bears it out even to the edge of doom.
-Shakespeare

16 comments:

  1. LOVE it, I wanna come play at your house!

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  2. Wow, you work fast for someone who's tired, lol!

    Very nice!

    Sue

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  3. What a wonderful space!
    Makes me want to go organize something! OR (b/c of your quote)go watch Sense and Sensiblilties!

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  4. I love this space! When do you find the time? I need me some extra cabinets! Love the sheet music curtain!

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  5. Aimee,
    I love your creative corner. I have a similar spot in our basement. I love the chalkboard cabinets. I may have to add some to mine.

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  6. I love the little chalk jar! I always love your work! (pppssstt... by the way, I would {{LOVE}} for you to stop by and join in my giveaway!)

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  7. oh-- i just loved looking at all your cool stuff. the chalkboard doors are AWESOME.

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  8. Love the chalkboard doors....this room has great style to it...love your taste.

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  9. Love your work space, especially the chalkboard doors. Love your blog too!

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  10. So jealous! Love it, looks awesome! I adore the chalkboard cabinets :)

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  11. Very cute "create" space! I love the chalkboard cupboards.

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  12. I've been looking for some ideas for a similar space in my house and I absolutely love this look.

    What did you use for your counter top?

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  13. I love your little creative space! Sometimes my husband brings me home "gifts" from the job site too. Those are the best! You've created a beautiful space for yourself.

    ~FringeGirl

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I love hearing from you! Thanks for your comments! ~Aimee

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