some label love ... ♥




happy Tuesday! ♥
this is the last week of school for my girls
we can't wait 'till summer vacation officially starts!
i see all these neat ideas on Pinterest for summer fun ... then ... i forget 
 outta sight...outta mind
:)
this way all those ideas are in one spot...quick & easy access
the girls & i are really excited about some of them!


so now that the shades in my craft space are done, let's label, label, label stuff!
then i can check another to-do off the list :)



for the small canvas bins, i found these brackets at Joanns
...from Tim Holtz (i love the vintage look of his stuff)


 a little spray paint and presto...pretty 
the little brads come in the package... they push right through the canvas and hold the hardware quite nicely :)


wow! doesn't it make a big difference?
 (well, ok to me it does cause i stare at these a lot)


for the little blue baskets I used mini chalkboards (from Joanns too :)
and a clothespin to clip them on ~ i use chalkboard markers like these
(spruce up your clothespins with a little paper &  Mod Podge!)



painted wooden numbers on the large canvas bins were sewn on 
with a large tapestry needle and some chunky yarn




all done ♥

a couple other ideas...
i wanted to show you what's lives on the top of my island


 these are the supplies & tools that get the most use
i wanted to make them easily accessible when i'm working on different projects


the big white bowl in the middle is for garbage


tea cups, mason jars & copper jello molds are great for all the little things ♥


i'm still learning to think outside the box for storage or organization ideas...
sometimes when you mix & match things together, it makes it all the more your own
... i found all of the pedestal dished at garage sales ♥ 
no more than a one or two dollars each :)

thanks for stopping by!
with gladness in my ♥
some sweet parties ♥ ...

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22 comments:

  1. delightful! I love that you painted the brackets - makes them so fresh and FUN!! xo

    www.NorthernCottage.net

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  2. Oh how I love me some labels. And these are especially wonderful. What is the color of the pretty Rustoleum blue spray paint? It's perfect. Thanks so much for sharing inspiration. God bless.

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  3. Such fun ideas!! LOVE it! This is SO cool!! Hope you can link it up at my trendy tuesday party! http://www.sweetlittlegals.com/2012/06/trendy-tuesday-4.html

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  4. A lot of good ideas here! Will be checking out your summer board!

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  5. Oh my goodness I love these storage solutions! This is going to come in handy when organizing my new bathroom! Thank you for sharing! I am off to your summer Pinterest board :)
    xoxo

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  6. What a lovely idea! I love your pedestal plates... and to think I passed up some at an estate sale this weekend. I keep saying I am going to label all my bins, boxes, and misc. containers but so far other things/projects have been keeping me busy..... such as the tomato cage turned deck chandelier! (complete with edison light bulb!!)

    Enjoy your lovely craft room!!

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  7. I love the painted brackets and labels - adorable! Thank you for sharing.

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  8. I am drooling over your craft space! What a lovely room! All of your different labeling techniques are adorable. I love it!

    ♥ Bethany
    www.happyhomemaker.me

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  9. It is absolutely beautiful here. Your space and all the things you create...so glad I had a chance to find you...smiles...Renee

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  10. I saw your room on iheartorganizing, and i have to say WOW!!!!!! It is seriously one of the most beautiful rooms I've ever seen! (probably in part because i looooove crafting :). Great job!

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  11. I LOVE I heart Organizing (that's where I saw your feature) and now I LOVE Raising up Rubies! I'm so inspired. Thank you! I just started an organizing blog (http://neatenyournest.wordpress.com/) and I love finding inspirational and creative people to learn from. I can't wait to follow your blog! Thanks so much!

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  12. I absolutely love your craft space! I saw your feature at iheartOrganizing this morning and was blown away! I was already following you but I thought I'd stop by here, too, to let you know how much I love what you did to your space and I am very inspired by it :)

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  13. I am loving how you used the ruffle strips to dress up plain canvas baskets! Definitely trying that one myself! Thanks for sharing!

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  14. I found you through Iheartorganizing. Your craft room is AMAZING. I've been collecting ideas for craft rooms for a long time now and your is by far the cutest ... most efficient one I've seen. I love the ruffles on the storage bins along with the cool label holders. Great job! Now I"m going to spend the rest of my morning checking out your blog! (-:

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  15. Finding 'outside the box' solutions is one of my favorite things to do - you're doing great! i love how you've refashioned a formal room to suit your personal interests! :)

    Cheers!
    ~H

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  16. I especially love the numbers! What great ideas!

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  17. I love all your organizing ideas! Your labels that you spray painted are adorable!

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  18. What adorable labels! And you look so organized! Want to come organize my house now? I'd be thrilled if you'd share this here:
    http://oneartmama.blogspot.com/2012/07/shine-on-fridays-35-and-giveaway.html

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  19. Your labels are super cute. I love the cheery blue you chose. This is a fantastic project! Would you consider linking this up at my Pinworthy Projects Party? I hope to see you there!

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  20. I'll give you five bucks if you can find me those square mini chalk boards! ;)

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