Extreme Home Makeover – Sewing Corner Edition

March 1, 2009 at 1:41 pm 6 comments

Here’s a transformation that took place around here this week. My little sewing area used to be pretty nice I thought, but now it’s even better. We got the bookcase at Ikea, land of Swedish meatballs and affordable home goods. I got a few baskets, and presto chango….



Another Before



And here we are now, all gussied up



And perhaps the biggest improvement of all….


It was an awesome deal negotiated while we were at the quilt show. 


And finally, I need ideas for a wall hanging for over the shorter bookcase.  I bought a small rod for hanging something just for this space.  I’m thinking a more free-form piece, but I thought I’d ask you all what you’ve seen that you think might look good here.

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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. rachel  |  March 1, 2009 at 3:06 pm

    oh yayyy!!!
    it looks great.

    and look at your new buddy!!!
    how fun!!!

    i think something freeform would be nice over there above the smaller shelf.
    but i am also getting addicted to doll quilt walls. i think everyone should have one in their house. :D

  • 2. rachel  |  March 1, 2009 at 3:07 pm

    i meant bookcase, not shelf.

  • 3. Taylor  |  March 1, 2009 at 5:19 pm

    I LOVE the Juki machine, it is wonderful!! Congrats on your new machine! :)

  • 4. metrosupialdesigns  |  March 2, 2009 at 6:23 pm

    I love those little chest of drawers. Great for notions. Whatcha got in them?

  • 5. littlebluecottage  |  March 2, 2009 at 6:28 pm

    Oh, yes…thread, bobbins and buttons…you were right!

  • 6. amandajean  |  March 3, 2009 at 8:34 am

    hurray for your new juki!!! and your new storage solutions from IKEA! i heart ikea!!!

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