September 22, 2009

In the Closet

Want to know what I've been up to lately? This is one of the things that has consumed my budget, energy and passion. I'm so lucky to have a Sweet Hubby that is willing to help me make my visions a reality. I'm thrilled with how it came out. Now I have room for friends in my studio and my first playdate is already scheduled.

Here's the part of the post where I bore you with details. I love lots of pictures and details so I'm just going to pretend that you do too.

Antique table from my favorite antique store less that $200, flea market chair $5, garage sale find vintage record console $10 and wire heart $5.

Fun storage includes vintage picnic baskets, ironstone tureens without lids, old tool box and colorful boxes from HomeGoods.

Organization is so important to me. Basket for current inspiration from Mothology, thrifted basket and glass vase and pretty bowl made by Maddie in art class a few years ago. It's one of my most precious possessions.

I love to keep bowls full of pretties at my workspace to inspire me.

Wire stand from HomeGoods with various vintage jars and containers.

This is a silverware holder I recently found at HomeGoods ($5) that is just perfect for holding some of my supplies.

I hope you enjoyed the tour. Anytime you want to come play in my closet, just let me know.


  1. yes, i want to come play!

    AWESOME job, jen! wow. i love every large (paint color: GASP) and small (wire: SWOON) detail. beautiful and inspiring.

    love, your intern,


  2. Absolutely wonderful closet case!!! I also have turned a closet into a creative space. Not quite like yours but similar with lots of inspiring fun stuff around and arranged to remind me how much I love arts and crafting! Thanks for sharing...Love it all!

  3. I see a trip to Home Goods in my near future! Thanks!!! I ♥ the wire rack & the tray!

  4. How pretty! Your closet looks functional and beautiful.

  5. Hey - I wanna come, too! (Only I'm not as crafty as you, but maybe I could hand you your scissors and such, surgical-assistant-style?)

    Maddie's bowl is perfect, and I love the silverware organizer. (By the way, feel free to stop flaunting your proximity to Home Goods any time now...)

    And that little cardboard dairy lid is causing me immeasurable regret for passing up an entire bag of them at a flea a couple of weeks ago. What was I thinking?!??

  6. Love it
    What is the paint color you used in the closet (if you don't mind sharing?)

  7. I love details & pictures, so I'm so glad that you shared them!! I love every bit of it. If I lived in Indiana, I'd be inviting myself over for a little crafting time. :)

  8. Your space is darling! So cute!


  9. Amazing. So pretty and organized.
    Very inspiring! Thanks for sharing.

  10. Totally darling! I love it! So glad you shared!!

  11. Your closet is wonderful! Love the color and how you organized your goodies!

  12. So pretty Jen!
    Love how you repurposed the flatware tray... and its great color too!

  13. Looks great! The paint color is gorgeous. I ADORE Homegoods, I could go once a week. But then we would probably go broke lol.

  14. love your new space!!
    especially the table -
    how creative
    thanks for sharing

  15. I love this idea , and the color so beautiful.
    I have the wire basket thingy too , love it .
    Just Beachy

  16. So pretty and the colors are calming. This organization inspires me to create my own closet office!

  17. That is lovely! What great ideas you have.

  18. i want to come play
    i'll bring brinkley & we can just call it a doggie day!
    love what you've done girlie & you did on such a fab budget!
    love your wire holder thingies & that lovely shade of blue

  19. Love how your closet turned out and I'm really loving the bowl Maddie made you. When can I come and play?

  20. Brilliant. And so dreamy. I want a closet too :)

  21. I love your home studio!!! What a super place for you to create and share! Dreamy!

  22. What a beautiful place to play! I love the way you decorated, the color is beautiful. So calming and serene and so organized with such beautiful storage items. Enjoy the space! Peace & blessings, Tammy

  23. Hi Jen! I found your blog through an extensive blog hopping session at work!!! SShhhhh. Don't tell...
    Anyway, I have really enjoyed my time looking around. I'm sorry we didn't run across each other sooner. I held a blog party over the summer called Where Bloggers Create and I would have loved to see your studio among the guests! Maybe you can join us next year?? Have a super weekend! I'll be back to say hi again.

    My Desert Cottage

  24. WOW!! I'm working on the same thing! I hope you stop by my blog to see my finished space!

  25. Jenn,
    I think your little closet is sweet!
    That chair is lovely, I crave the height in the space.

    how fun, and by the way I won the scooter....not.
    coastal nest

  26. SO pretty - love the blue!
    Nice work - I have a really small house, and your closet has given me inspiration.
    Thanks for sharing.

  27. It is BEEEAAAYOOOTIFUL! I love it. And I'm so jealous. In a good way.

  28. Jen, your closet turned out so great! You have been a busy bee!

    I would love to come play!

  29. Suuuuuper Cute!!! Every detail is breathtaking!!! Love your blog! Just found it & so glad I did!

    Take care


  30. That IS inspiring. I love it all! You are so creative!

    And I LOVE the color!

  31. nice job! the most beautiful "closet" I ever saw! I havent even had a sip of coffee yet - and I am now inspired to do something very creative today - a big project... like clean the guest room...and make it sparkle like your space!


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