another edition of Pinterest Palooza!
While I was looking for some craft table ideas (combined with my love of pegboards) I came across a few ideas that got me started thinking of how to use this wasted little cut out in our basement. It once served as a diaper/wipe stash station, but we are out of diapers. Yay Us by the way on that one! Then it was a quasi-bookcase, stuff papers, catch all, trash can holder, you name it, it was it.
I decided it was to be Maggie's new shiny craft nook. Like most five year olds, the more they can cut, glue, color, stamp and bead things? The happier they are. The best part- this was done on the super cheap.
The paint was free. It isn't exactly the color I was hoping for, but is it really ever? A few months ago Benjamin Moore was giving away a free quart of paint. Since it is a quart, and what can you really do with a quart, I picked a Tiffany Blue color figuring I could refinish some old table with it. But really, I don't refinish a lot of furniture so this paint was just hanging around. So craft nook paint for free it is!
Pegboards? Super cheap. That is why I love them so. A few bins and storage hooks bought online (because I will tell, most hardware stores are seriously lacking in pegboard hooks that are cute, yes I am looking at you Lowes!) and a trip to Ikea for a cute pink chair, we are complete. Oh yeah, I did get the tins in the dollar bin at Target. Super cute, right!
Now Maggie has her own space to create (and in some cases, display) her masterpieces and I no longer have crayons, glue and paper littered all over my house. Unless you count of the "finished" variety. (and between you and me, what a five year old thinks is "art" is debatable, but at least now she can create to her little hearts content!)
Craft Nook- Paper is drawers next to it!
Some of her necklace creations on display!
Close Up of the different storage ideas
Bottles holding her beading supplies
Ikea Bins that hold stamps, pens, foam stickers, etc