This picture is a somewhat tidier version of what it looked like during the actual challenges because at least I pushed everything together. I worked at the computer table that I share with Howard, so I had stuff like ink to the left of me and scraps and stamps under my monitor stand and my ATG to the right. At some points, I even had materials in front of Howard! The table behind me held scraps, my trimmer, MORE PBD stamps, and other odds and ends that I kept losing when I needed them. I had a paper bag on the floor for scraps to recycle. I also had my little pail of Copics and a few assorted Bics mixed in there as well. Against the Expedit room divider, you can see my Cricut on the floor on the box. I haven't yet set up its permanent residence. On top of the DVDs on the top shelf, I put my Martha Stewart scoreboard as well as my box of buttons so that I'd have easy access to them as well.
Here's a close-up of the little table. It's my intention to use this table to craft on directly as I did when I had it at my parents' house. I bought it from IKEA cuz you know how much I love that place!.
The next night, I began tidying up by trimming my scraps to keep the pieces that are still usable. There was one piece from my home decor project that I was going to toss, but Howard stopped me for a second. I joked that I would hang it up, so I took a piece of tape and stuck it to my monitor as we watched the musical episode of Grey's Anatomy (the one episode that I made H watch that got him interested). It's still on my monitor as we speak! Haha, just kidding.
Was the mess worth it? Definitely! It got me into crafting mode! I hope I take advantage of the rest of the summer break! I mean, other than my wedding thank you cards (bridal shower thank you cards are almost done!), I have to get working on cards for the bake sale. Pretty soon it'll be November!!!