One coat down, one to go!

I was finally able to get a coat of paint on the walls! I really dislike painting but being as this is my craft area, I am super excited about this. It is going to need a second coat which is a bummer but hopefully the second one will go on easy and not take too long. Its a little brighter than I would like but I am hoping its because its still wet. The sample on the lid was exactly what I wanted so maybe its just me. Painters remorse? Who knows!

And just because he was there for a photo op, my kitty. Grey One. I call him Greys, or sometimes Brother Greys. He’s around 11 now and loves to pick on the dog.

>Prepping for Paint!

>I really underestimated just how much stuff I had. I emptied one side of my space to prep for paint. It took hours just to empty the space and tape.
One of the shelves all taped and ready to go!

I was so excited to get the taping part done. I hate taping. I am not a big fan of painting but I can deal with that. Taping on the other hand, ugh! I’d almost rather pay someone to do it for me! My excitement was short lived when I turned around to this mess!

I think I created more of a mess than I started with. *Sigh* I hope to get at least one coat of paint on tomorrow! I’ll let you know when I do.

>Finally….a craft room

>or at least one in the near future. I just moved into a bigger house and finally have a space, aside from a corner in a room, that I can designate my crafting area. I started to unpack and realized that it is just not functional the way it is. It is a work in progress but hopefully in a few short weeks it will be up and running. It is so hard to find the space to work on things these days and it seems as though my stamps have been neglected. Have no fear! I have vowed to change that and it all starts here! Here is the craft area in progress…

Stamps…

and some more stamps

Ink pads and some paper

More paper and goodies

My beloved Big Shot and more goodies

And the goodies that have yet to be unpacked

Please excuse my do, Frankie, he needs to be everywhere people are. Some more boxes of goodies yet to have a home.

The other side, its actually two super huge closets, is where the workspace will be when it is all together.

I went to Lowe’s the other day and they color matched my paint to my Stampin’ Up paper colors that I brought it. One wall will be Marina Mist and the other Bashful Blue. Here’s the paint all ready to go, and fume free so no icky paint smell!

It is a work in progress but I am really excited to get it all done!