Wednesday, February 29, 2012

My Studio Tour and an Imaginisce Tool Giveaway!

Welcome to my Studio Tour! (and I-Top giveaway!)

In honor of my creative space being on the "I-Space" feature on the Imaginisce Blog today, I'm doing a personal giveaway on my blog!
I'm giving away an Imaginisce I-Top Tool package to one of my wonderful SUBSCRIBERS.  You'll find out what's in the prize package and how you can win at the end of this post so read on...

You may have seen my craft room earlier this year, but I've made a few changes and updated it a bit lately.

My space is a 450 square foot loft in our home where I like to come at least once a day to create.  The photos make it look a bit cramped, but it's actually very open and spacious.
I wanted to have a place where a lot of people can come over to scrapbook or make cards or home decor projects together, so there are 6 desk spaces with chairs.  I got the desks and filing cabinets from IKEA.
 Each area has it's own function, whether it be sewing, scrapbooking, die cutting, vinyl work, a computer area, stamping area, jewelry making, etc. and all of my supplies and tools are organized so that each area has everything for that type of crafting.
My punches are on the wall for easy access, and my border punches are in the drawer below.
 These rails are actually kitchen rails from IKEA called Bygel rails.  They perfect for punches, and are available in two different lengths.
These shelves are from Hobby Lobby and are great because they have a lip on them so things don't roll off.  Cartridges fit perfectly on them (unless you have too many, then they hang off the edge :)
 This is the view when I enter the room.  The walls are a pale blue called "Enamelware" by Martha Stewart Paint.  I got it at Home Depot.  The other color I loved was "Vintage Map" which is a little more green, and also would have been great in this room.
The accents are all black and white with a damask pattern.  I made the valance with fabric from Hobby Lobby.  The shelf, dressforms, vases, flowers, and most of the frames in the room are also from Hobby Lobby.

This clock I found at Target, and the vinyl lettering is a decor element from Stampin' Up!
This is the sewing area.  The table is the largest one in the room, which is great when you're dealing with very large pieces of fabric.  I do a lot of sewing on layouts and cards as well.
 I LOVE TWINE!  (Can you tell?)  I keep the wrappers on them so I can remember the names of the colors.
These items are all from Hobby Lobby.  The room has a very French feel.  I hope to visit there someday, but for now I have Eiffel Towers all over my craft room.
Inside the white cabinet is my stamp sets, albums, and craft supplies for my kids.  They love to come up here with me and draw, paint, draw on their chalkboard, and play with play-doh.  I have a child's easel in this room for them as well.
This is the area on the left side of the room, and is where most of my storage is.  I keep my stamping supplies here, as well as my inks and markers, adhesives, watercolors, prismacolors, and everything else "artsy."  

And this is my main desk.  I love this grid mat more than I can express.  It's by Martha Stewart Crafts and is enormous!  Definitely a must have.
The large white boxes are where I keep the things I want to keep, like school programs, birthday cards, mementos from special events, my kids' art work, etc.  Each family member has one, as well as one for family events and trips.  I eventually incorporate these items into my albums with the layout that goes along with the event.  It's a nice way to store them so I don't have "piles" of stuff everywhere.
This is a large vinyl lettering element that I created on my computer and cut.  It's the first thing I see when coming up the stairs into the room.  (The wall color looks brownish in this photo, but it's really more of a soft robin egg blue).
 These paint brushes belonged to my husband's grandmother, as well as her oil paint set in the blue case.  I'm honored that she gave them to me.  The photos are of me and five generations on my mother's side, all about age 18.  It's very inspiring to have this and to be able to look at their pictures every day.
My Clip-It-Up and ink pad storage.  I love my Clip-It-Up more and more each day (and it gets more and more full each day, too).
My new peg board!
It's one of the newest additions to the room.  It became very necessary as I began designing for more and more companies.  I got the idea from Marielle who was on the Imaginisce design team last year.  I love how everything's visible and accessible, and I also love how everyone who comes in this room can see the products of the companies that I love. :)
 This is my computer desk.  Sadly I lost my desktop Mac computer this year.  It died of old age :)  For now I just have a laptop.  I love my Artisan 835 photo printer.  It's remarkable how well photos turn out.  It's essential for the times when I need a photo and don't have time to have one printed at a store or online.  The quality is excellent.  I highly recommend it, other than that it can't print 12x12.  Five stars, two thumbs up :)

Here's how I store my patterned paper.  I organize it by theme, and sub categorize it by manufacturer.  I have a patterned paper problem and can't stop buying it.  
  And here's the far end of the room.  Notice how I like things in rainbow order?
This is how I store my loose buttons and flowers, glitter, glimmer mists & stickles.

 This is a darling idea from Heidi Swapp I saw on My Craft Channel.  It's called a "Clip Frame."  HERE is a link to the video.  I love it because it's super cute, and I can switch out my calendars each month.
 This is where my Cricut Expression lives when it's not being used.
This white cabinet is the perfect size for the machine to fit into.
And last but not least is my Jetmax storage for solid cardstock and other tools.  Here's where I keep my embossing folders, Big Shot dies, Imaginisce tools, misting tools and supplies, chipboard, scoring tool, trays, and ribbon.

My Imaginisce tools!  (Notice the new I-Magicut?  It's fantastic!  LOVE it!)
 I found these "tackle boxes" at Michael's and I love them because they're the perfect size for my Imaginisce tools, and the dividers are movable, so you can design it how you want it.
 This one's for my I-Rock and D-Stress supplies.....
 And this one's for my I-Top daddies, templates and large and extra large heads.
I keep all the toppers on the left side by size, and the bottoms divided by size and style on the right.

Speaking of the I-Top......

Are you ready for a GIVEAWAY????

Wanna win THIS????......
And this?.....
And some of these?.....
And lots of these?......

All you have to do is subscribe to my blog
at the top right corner (looks like this)

(or follow here)

and then leave a comment telling me you did so.

I'll choose a random winner from the list of followers on March 17th, the luckiest day of the year, to win the I-Top prize package.

Good luck to you! And thank you so much for visiting.



  1. I love your organized and functional. I especially love the areas you have carved out for your friends. I know you have some fun times creating. I am a follower and looking forward to seeing more of your creations. Blessings, Diane

  2. Your place looks so good!!! So professional with all that IKEA furniture! I feel like your place is a scrapbookers dream studio! An endless and organized supply of supplies and goodies!!!

  3. Waw this craft room is awesome, you are so organized. :)I am your follower and so wan to win your giveaway. Hugs,Moni

  4. I love your studio and your organization. It makes me want to reorganize my room. I just joined as a follower and look forward to seeing your work. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Wow! What a beautiful, fun room! We just redid my craftroom last summer and now it's TOTALY my happy place! I bet yours is the same for you!!

    I'm a new follower!

    amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com

  6. What a dream craft space. I love the fact you have your kids stuff as well there and they work with you. So great! and such organization.... Thank you for a chance to win this great giveaway.

  7. I just became a follower of your blog. I lov your space!

  8. Hi Tiffany! I have followed you through Blogger for quite some time! I know I posted before about your room, but we have so much of the same taste, and I **LOVE** your room! :) I also have blue walls (except that mine are Doodlebug's swimming pool blue) with black & white accents, Eiffel Towers, damask prints, etc. I love how you have dedicated spaces for different crafts, I'd love to have enough space to do that. Just gorgeous!!! :)

  9. This room is heaven! I love the idea for the punches. Can't wait to try it. Thanks for sharing this space with us. I am following your blog.

  10. I am a new follower! Your craft room is fabulous and I have browsed your blog a bit and love your work:)

  11. I really need one of those! I tried it at Scrapfest last fall & have wanted one ever since. I'm a new follower.

  12. I am a follower by email! (I don't know exactly what Google's going to do with my Reader tomorrow, and I want to be sure I won't miss a thing!) I am envious of your gorgeous craft space, and I would just be on ITop of the world with an ITop tool! I LOVE Imaginisce products! I just made a cool box on my Silhouette to hold all my irock bottles!

  13. WOW Tiffany! You have one of the best-looking scraproom that i have ever seen! LOVE IT! I am definitely going to pick up a few tricks from you to reorganize mine! I am a new follower of your blog... thank you so much for sharing all those pictures and for the chance to win! :)

  14. I am now a follower of your blog...and I bookmarked you. I am in awe of your craft space. You have me in the mood to reorganize mine. It looks to be a busy day for me then!

  15. Wow! I'm super jealous of your scrapbook space, but even if I had it, I don't think I would keep it as neat as you have it!! :-) I became a follower but I heard rumors GFC is going away tomorroW! :-( Anyway, fantastic prize!!!! Thanks for a chance to win!

  16. WOW! WOW! and WOW!!! Love your space!!!
    I'm a new follower and have been wanting an I-top for-ever!!!
    Thanks so much for the chance!!

  17. I just became your follower. And I want to tell you I love your craft room! BTW, I'm from Malaysia! :)

  18. I'm now a follower and I also singed up to get emails


    your scrap room----can I come over and play?

  19. I love your scrap room! So organized!!

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  20. WOW! Totally in awe of your space! Would so love to nab the i-Top :)

  21. Oops, forgot to add I'm now a follower :)

  22. Hi Dear, your scraproom is fabulous
    so pretty and organized
    I love it!
    I'm your new follower and also subscribed the feed
    xx and tks for the chance to win this gorgeous gifts

  23. Wow! This is an amazing craft room! Thank you so much for sharing!

  24. Ok, I think that I successfully subscribed. I'm not very computer savvy....I LOVE your craft room. I'd like to be that organzied.

  25. I am in awe of your studio - magnificent! I am a new follower of your blog. Thanks for the chance to win!

  26. WOW, what a scrap studio. I'm a follower and just subscribed. thanks for the opportunity to win.

  27. Oh my gosh! That is one gorgeous room, I would never want to leave!

    Thanks for a chance to win this fab tool!

    Carol B

  28. Beautiful room! Thanks for sharing and offering a great prize! Just became a follower. Shannon

  29. I subscribed via google reader. You have an awesome room. Thanks for sharing.

  30. I became a subscriber. I took the class "The Organized & Inspired Scrapbooker". Did you? Your room is organized as if you did!

  31. I subscribed. What a wonderful organized room.

  32. I just subscribed.

    Your craft room is amazing! Your organization is inspiring.

  33. I subscribed to your blog! Your room is incredible, this is exactly what I want to do now that we have the space in our new house! Thank you for sharing every nook and cranny! I love the pegboard wall, bc I always forget what I buy? I buy too much! I have a question for you, Do you keep your finished scrapbook albums in your craft room or another room in the house? I keep debating? Thanks again!

    1. My albums are in this room right now because I'm ordering new binders, so all my page protectors are on metal rings :) I'll hopefully have new binders soon and then they'll go where my family and friends can look at them. I want them to be enjoyed, not stored away.

  34. I love how you have organised all your beautiful twine! Your crafting space is so inspiring and beautiful! Thanks for sharing it. I can't wait to follow your blog!

  35. I just became a follower of yours. You have turned your loft in to one amazing space. So organized and I love that French feel that it has. I also scrolled down and saw your tutorial for the cake create. I will definitely have my dd and dgd read through it. I bought my dgd the cake create for Christmas when I found it so cheap + free shipping. Also, thanks for the chance to win an awesome tool.

  36. I just came over from imaginisce and became a follower of yours. Your scrap/craft room is one of the best that I have seen. So organized and love how you have room for others. I would love to have just half that space. LOL. Thanks for the chance to win.

  37. Oh my--love your craft room. Great organizational tips! I am a follower.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

  38. OHHH! I thought my studio was amazing....but WOOOOOW! You have an amazing room! I love that you have so many spaces for your friends! SO JEALOUS:) And I LOVE that pegboard...and all the boxes for organization! LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!! THANKS for sharing!

    I'm a follower:) sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com

  39. Your scrapbook room is beautiful Tiffany!! Thanks for sharing the great pics :)
    I'm so glad to be on the Imaginisce team with talented ladies like you!!

  40. I did subscribe to your blog. This is a wonderful giveaway, I would love to win as I do not have this tool yet! Your room is totally awesome and gives me lots of ideas as I continue organizing my space! Thanks for sharing plus the chance to win :)
    Patty B

  41. Oh my goodness!!! your craft room is AMAZING!! i love it, you did an awesome job of creating it. thanks for sharing the pictures... I'm a new follower of your blog and i can't wait to see what you make of your goodies!!! *drooling... heheee


  42. Tiffany, I LOVE your craft room!!! I dream of a room like yours and the energy to create every day in my spare time. ;) I am now following your blog, too. ;)

  43. Your craft room is gorgeous. I'm a new follower. Thanks for a chance to win an awesome product.

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