Sunday, January 8, 2012

More Craft Room Progress ~ Valentine Mantle













I really needed to get my Valentine Mantle up..this weekend I found some time to do it. I'm going with the "less is more" look.





I have my papers in their new spot. I've purchased one cubbie for this project. Total cost so far $18.00. Last week all storage items were 1/2 off at Michael's.

Thank you for all your input with my craft room. I'm using the cottage curtains for now and think the sheers will work for the spring and summer months. I love any helpful hints if anyone has any to share!
Since hubby is a real estate agent, dear daughter and future son in law and I went house hunting this afternoon. They would like to purchase a home as the market is a "buyer's market". She also mentioned that they want to honeymoon in Hawaii...that is why they want a long engagement. I certainly want her to have her "Cinderella" wedding...sometimes you just can't have it all!

I'm loving the winter so far! Feeling more like spring here than winter! Not complaining!

Have a great week! You know what I'll be doing all week...in between the daily stuff! LOL

Warmly,

deb :)

33 comments:

Lori Lynn said...

Your Valentine mantle is so sweet!!!

LL

vivian said...

love your mantel! No valentine decorating here yet.. still have the huge job of packing christmas back up. but hubby brought all the bins in this afternoon.. so I will start tomorrow! Then by the weekend I'll be able to start with valentines. I do have my valentine supplies out on my craft table now though..
Love your craft room by the way, its coming along great! I bet youre so happy to be getting it all set up.
have a great week
xoxo
vivian

Marydon said...

You have a loely mantle decor, Deb. And, I love your studio storage cabinets. You have done a lovely job recreating your studio.

Have a beautiful week ~
TTFN ~
Marydon

Linda said...

Holy cow! Valentines stuff up already....I guess that would be the thing to do...IF you have the Christmas items put away (I do not). Your mantle is lovely.

Andy's Attic said...

Very sweet mantle. How fun that the kids are house hunting. Your room is coming along very well. Anxiuos to see the end result!
Annette

Lisa said...

I really like your candy boxes! They are my favorite Valentines!! Enjoy your new room! You are doing so well with your budget! Thrifty is fun!!
Hugs, Lisa

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What a great place for your papers! Love your sweet mantle, too! ♥

Theresa said...

Love that sweet mantle! I love how you use the pretty candy boxes to decorate with! Have a blessed day and can't wait to hear wedding and honeymoon plans:) HUGS!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

I love the mantle! Your craft room is coming along, what fun for you to be able to have a dedicated craft space, I love my craft room, I call it my happy room! Forget trying to reason with the kids, in this generation there is no such thing as not being able to have it all!

Carol

My Vintage Mending said...

Drooling over all those sweet Valentine boxes...Every thing looks great. Smiles...Renee

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Your Valentine mantel is charming. Love all the progress on your craft room. hugs, Linda

Linda said...

Such a precious Valentine mantle! I long for the day when my sig other and I have a house of our own and I have a craft room/workshop! Posts like this one are very inspirational! :)

Linens Lace and Lattes said...

Valentine decorations??? You are way ahead of me lady!
Craft room is very cool
deb
linens lace and lattes

Lynn said...

Your Valentine mantle is awesome! Your craftroom is amazing!! I love the hutch and the corner cabinet! Are you going to paint the corner cabinet? I think it would look good white to match the hutch and then you could do the scrapbook paper makeover on it like Elizabeth from Creative Breathing did on hers. It will be a great place to display all of your amazing collections! Have a great week Changeing!!! But, don't over do it!!
Hugs,

JunqueMagnet said...

LOVE those chocolate boxes on the mantel. I can't get the energy to pull out the Valentine decorations. Thinking I may just pass on them this year and free up a bit of the basement...Still thinking...Enjoy!

Debbie Kay said...

Thanks for the motivation on Valentines Day Deb. I too am getting along with less and loving it! Your mantle looks so cute.

Bet you have wedding ideas swirling through your head How fun.

Love,

Debbie

Wendy said...

Your mantle is just beautiful! I have not put out any Valentine decorations yet. So you are ahead of the game!

Scrap for Joy said...

I've been catching up on your posts Deb. I love the way you've decorated your mantel with the candy boxes and frames...so clever!
I was happy to read that you're finally setting up a crafting space for yourself. You have talked about doing so for a long time. You will be so happy there. Mine is a terrible mess right now but I love to go in there and work on "stuff"!
I will be having my annual Birthday giveaway soon...keep posted! :D
xoxo
Joyce

Holly- Cutie Pie Cottage said...

Love those frames, Deb! ♥

Sherry@Back2Vintage said...

Love your Valentine's banner and your mantle. You're really on the ball!!!

Sandy said...

Your mantel is so pretty!!!! I don't have any Valentine goodies anymore...and yes Deb, my Michaels stuff was 1.50! That is ridiculous! 50% more???? I am writing a letter! Sandy

Blessed Serendipity said...

I love your collection of valentine candy boxes. So sweet!

xo,
Danielle

~~Carol~~ said...

Oh Deb, your mantle is absolutely gorgeous, and so is your blog header!

Joy said...

Looks so pretty I need to decorate but I love how you used the candy boxes on the mantel.

Stampin D Amour said...
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Stampin D Amour said...

Deb - this is fabulous!!! I need to get crackin' and organize my crafty area! Whenever it's organized, then I love hanging out in my room. xo

-pamela :)

The Polka Dot Closet said...

I didn't know you had dress forms, oh I hope it is not just you and me at the party!! Since she is from Minnesota will she be in a coat and mittens LOL! I will have tons of reminders, I just wanted to start early to give people tons of time

Carol

Little Susie Home Maker said...

I love the new header on your blog page. It looks so pretty. I also, want to let you notice that your puppies are Jack Russell Terriers.
They really are cute.
What a great craft room! Happy for you.
Blessings,
Susie

Diane Mars said...

Ok you are really making progress, and I love the valentine Decor, the mantle is perfect! ox

GardenofDaisies said...

I love your old chocolate box hearts! And the newly organized paper crafting area looks great! I bet it feels great to have everything just where you want it! I have a couple of those old sewing machine drawers too. And I like all your cases under the table too.

GardenofDaisies said...

PS- Way to go! 6 boxes out of the house already!! WOW!!!

Heidi Meyer said...

I love all of the vintage valentine goodness on your mantle!! I have a "H" just like the one on your mantle in black. You have inspired me to splash some paint on it. Loving all of your craft room makeover ideas too!

Have a great day, xxoo Heidi

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Your studio space is inspiring, Deb! That is one project I really want to get in order in this year, too! Guess winter finally found us!