At one point in our last home, I got tired of not having a crafts space and got a crazy idea to incorporate it into my tiny office (World Headquarters) nook. Jenny Doh featured it in her wonderful book, Signature Styles. I thought you might enjoy seeing some of my favorite ways to re-purpose kitchen, household, and often overlooked objects for use, as I shared in Jenny's book.
Sprinkles in a jar are perfect for holding pens:
Pages from a vintage textile and ribbon sample book become artwork for the wall:
Pretty fabric should be displayed for added happiness. Twine is easily accessible in a clear jar. Cakestands are great for housing an array of supplies. A vintage baking dish holds rick-rack. A disposable plastic Christmas tablecloth is better utilized as a shelf liner:
A colorful old flour sifter is the perfect size for holding a big cone of baker's twine. Sturdy cupcake liners work as vessels for small objects such as twist-ties.
The entire feature, as well as My apron pattern and instructions are available in the book.
The sprinkles, cupcake liners, and twist-ties are from Bake it Pretty.
The cakestands are from Martha Stewart for Macy's.
The disposable plastic Christmas tablecloth is from Martha Stewart Crafts.
My desk is from Pottery Barn.
The oilcloth covering on my desk is from Cath Kidston.