I hate New Year’s Resolutions. All that New Year, New You Crap makes me nauseous. Who am I kidding? The dieting and exercising will be over before the weekend gets here.
However, I do have something that I REALLY REALLY REALLY need to work on…my Craft Room Mess.
Welcome to the 2018 Craft Room Challenge! From January 3rd through January 31st, 14 crafty bloggers will be sorting, organizing, cleaning, and decorating their craft spaces.
Each of us has a very different craft space to tackle, so chances are you will find one similar to yours. We’d love for you to join in on the fun challenge and clean right alongside us. Follow along and join in on social media by using #craftroomchallenge and #confessyourmess. You can also find us and the challenge via our social media accounts you’ll see listed on each of our sites.
We’ll also have 15-minute mini daily challenges for you in case you have limited time to dedicate to the challenge. We hope you share your messy spaces and progress with us so we don’t feel alone this month!
Before you see the rest of the crafty spaces, please meet our lovely hosts:
Marie & Aleisha from The Inspiration Vault • Pam from P.S. I Love You Crafts
Yami from The Latina Next Door • Jolene from Create Pray Love
Habiba from Craftify My Love • Lyne from The Paper Addict
Megan from C’Mon Get Crafty • Erlene from My Pinterventures
Shirley from Intelligent Domestications • Valerie from Val Event Gal
Michelle from Our Crafty Mom • Rebecca from The Moments at Home
Stephanie from Crafty Ladybug Creations
I go through the same thing EVERY YEAR. My craft room looks like a bad episode of hoarders and the movie, “Twister” crammed into one small 12’x12′ space.
Fall and Christmas are busy crafting times for me, and I have a bad habit of not cleaning up one mess before starting on the next project.
When I finished all of my crafting for the season and starting decorating for Christmas, my Craft Room became the catch all for anything that didn’t have a home.
Here’s a live look at my Craft Room.
Did that send your OCD into a fit? I warned you!
This is my work desk. Everything gets piled on it. There’s a baby sweater on my work table…WHY? I’m sure when I start digging, there are lots more things that don’t belong.
Since I need to craft this month during the Craft Room Challenge, my first spot to tackle is my work table and my chair. If I at least have a place to work on projects, I’ll be more motivated to clean up the rest of this crap…I mean stuff.
While I’m working on my work table, I also need to clean out my tool tote. It is over loaded and weighs a ton.
I needed to do a last minute Cricut Project the week before Christmas. In order to get to my machine, I had to move a few other things. Guess where it landed? In my chair! And that’s where it’s still sitting.
This is the floor, but I can’t walk in there without feeling like I’m navigating an obstacle course. I think the best way to tackle this is to take everything out and put it in the hallway. That will be my project for Week 2 of the Craft Room Challenge.
I have some furniture that needs to be moved, and it will be easier if there isn’t so much stuff in the way. Then I an put everything back where it belongs.
Here is my craft cart that I love, but it is overloaded. I need to get rid of some of those stamp sets, but that will be a chore for week 3 of the challenge.
That’s what I’m working with. It’s a big job, but I know by breaking it down into smaller chores each week, I will get it done.
Go take a look at my progress in the Week #2 Craft Room Challenge.
Now, let’s take a look at their craft rooms and spaces!
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