Move. Moving. Moved.Tuesday, December 07, 2010
I've moved into a new craft room...
I've mentioned briefly on the blog about flooding in my basement. We made it through the summer with little water in the basement but the last few weeks have been terrible. Rain, rain and more rain have led to one heck of a stinky mess down there. It's a complete bummer to desert the beautiful room we all worked so hard on, spent so much time and money on but my business isn't worth the risk. I have tons of money in fabric, equipment and supplies down in my craft room and I just can't risk them getting wet, or smelly.
So, we've spent the last few weekends clearing out the spare bedroom (which was previously home to boxes of things that never got put away!). I'm moving in! I have mixed feelings on the situation. Like I said we spent lots of time and money making the basement a wonderful space for me to work. I'm going to miss the heck out of that space and all that storage. It's a sad process moving everything upstairs.
But on the other hand I've wanted to be in the spare bedroom since day one. I'm a light snob, plain and simple. If the room I'm in doesn't have oodles of natural light chances are I'm going to be whining. My new craft room has three big windows that just fill the whole space with light. It's wonderful, I'm able to work with the lights off and take beautiful photos (they were always yellowy when I took them in the basement.)
Another plus is that the spare bedroom is fairly small, and I like to nest. Excuse me for complaining about something really dumb - but the basement was just hairball too big and I never quite felt comfortable down there. While I'm not sure right now where everything will fit in the spare bedroom, it is so cozy in there.
I bought a nice big desk with a hutch attached for the new craft room (hurry fedex, I'm dying to set it up!). I'm looking forward to decorating and making the room an inspiring space. I'll make sure to keep you all updated with photos as it progresses.