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Kids leave home...



...I get a new office!!!

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I'm so excited to have a new craft room office as I like to call it. Johnny took Hannah's old room and turned it into a room just for me. It's awesome!! He put up shelves and then added a cool counter top desk across the entire wall.

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I added a small curtain on either side to hide some of the unfinished projects storage. I'm seriously not finished decorating, I still need to add curtains, and some decor to the shelves but for now they're functioning pretty well.  I guess I need to take a trip to IKEA and buy storage boxes and a white board. I thought I would get crafty and use an old photo frame with a solid piece of fabric behind the glass but alas, the glare from the window is too much and I'm in search for a white board again. Now I'll have to go to IKEA, bummer. :0)

Oh yea and see that sewing machine there on the counter, well I broke it yesterday. No, really I did. I am making a new clown costume for Hannah and it's gonna be so cute. Anyhow, I'm stitching away and I hit a pin and completely mess up the timing on my machine. Hey I even looked online and watched a youtube video to try to fix it, no luck. So today the machine is at a friends house and I'm praying it'll be well enough to come home tomorrow.
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BTW, there's the fabric for the clown costume, it's gonna be rainbow-licious if I ever get my machine back. Oh the waiting....it's killing me. Hey I have to be in the mood to sew and when the wave comes along I have to ride it before it's gone again. I'm ready to sew now I just don't have a machine. 

Anyhow, I'm pretty excited about my new office and I guess there is one thing good about children going to college, okay there's a few but having an extra room is really one of the coolest. 
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6 comments:

  1. LOL! Funny! There are good things about kids leaving the nest even though we miss them terribly. Love the new room! I've been looking for a desk or smaller table to create my own "office" for sewing because when I do it at the kitchen table it makes my back hurt so badly that I put off sewing. The table is too high up for this shorty and it pinches something between my shoulder blades. I too must be in the mood to sew and I'm not very good at it but I like to do it when I'm in the mood. There is something satisfying about creating something with your own hands. Most recently, I made Bob a camouflage apron (manly!) to wear when we do our canning together so that salsa wouldn't splatter on his clothes! Sorry about your machine...hope it is well soon! I really like that big counter space.

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  2. Tammy, Love the idea of the camo apron. Sounds like a good father's day gift.

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  3. So cool! Love the room! You are not going to want to move when the time comes! Can't wait to have a room of my own and hopefully it is before the kids move out. :)

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  4. I love the room and the fabric! :) Your man did a great job!

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  5. Shhhhhh.....don't tell anyone....I have plans to turn my youngest daughter's room into an "office" also! My oldest is 18 and ready to fly the coop, so its almost reno time. :)

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  6. Shhhh......I secretly have plans on what to do with my youngest's room when my oldest moves out. Craft room deluxe! Don't tell any one :)

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