Monday, January 12, 2009

New Look for the New Year....for the Closet!





There is a walk-in closet in our 4th bedroom. It has become the junk closet. Everything was thrown in there. Mark uses it to store his Patrol uniforms and stuff. He gets dressed in there in the mornings. It also holds all of my craft/scrapbooking stuff. It was TERRIBLY disorganized! After Christmas it got so bad that you couldn't even walk in there. So, I took everything out....first time in 4 years it had been completely empty! Here are a few before pics....











Here is the closet EMPTY!!





I can't believe all this stuff was in that closet!! At this point I was regretting my decision to drag all of it out...I was thinking I would never get through it all.











Ahhh....Finally done! Everything has a home and a labeled home at that! We will see how long it lasts :) I hope we can keep it up!







I love my ribbons all organized and waiting to be on a package or card or in a scrapbook! And look, you can still see the wall....it's not covered with junk!





I even have room for a little desk space and a chair....Can't wait to use my new space to create. The best part is it is in the kids' playroom so i can put the gate in the doorway and be in the same room with them. Maybe I will actually get some scrapbooking done!





And look what else we did....A friend of my mom's GAVE us this playhouse! They had it in their basement and we decided it was to nice for the backyard. We moved things around in the playroom and made room. The kids LOVE it!!! Caroline asked us to get her a bed in her house. They will have so much fun in there!







8 comments:

belladella said...

Great job! It feels so good to finish a project like that. I love to organize and get organized. So fun to bring the playhouse in like that. I want one :)

Susie Harris said...

Whewwww.... you go girl!

Shannon said...

Wow!! Looks great!!


I got our office desk at Target about 4 years ago.

Mamaoftwins said...

Looks great!

Chablis said...

Whoo Hoo! You did an awesome job! What a way to treat yourself with some much needed craft space. I'm jealous!

The Masked Mommy said...

You did such a great job! It must have taken a lot of guts to empty it all out... a major commitment to putting it back the right way! Enjoy your amazing new space!

Sarah @ Thrifty Decor Chick said...

Wow that is a GREAT transformation!! I love it! I bet you feel SO MUCH better when you walk in there! Doesn't it feel great?

Melanie said...

That's a neat idea to scrap in your space with a gate up while the kids play! Genius!