When I designed the new floor plan for our home, I made sure to allocate a small part of the den (that we use as a library) to become a craft station. It is a small space. I have 57 inches of wall to play with. After looking at many possible configurations, I am leaning for a single desk with storage and top shelves.
Since I do not wish to spend a lot of money to furnish it, I browsed the IKEA catalogue in search of the prefect desk for my space. My craft space will be located just beside the nursery door, in an open space. Therefore, having closed storage is essential. I also want something cheerful that will stimulate my creativity. I think that I found a good solution with the MICKE work station.
The things I like about it:
- the adjustable shelf inside the storage compartment. It is designed for a computer tower but I could configure it to suit my need;
- I won’t have to make many holes on my wall with the storage unit equipped with a magnetic writing board and shelves;
- it comes in orange
I am looking for a way to have easy access to wrapping ribbons and my growing Japanese washi tape collection. One solution could be to hang two GRUNDTAL rails.
Inspired by a Creative Kids Corner
Have a look at the superb craft corner that Belinda Graham of The Happy Home designed for her two kids. I love it! She put to good use the GRUNDTAL rail. And I am impressed by the way she transformed the basic LÄTT table and chairs from IKEA with simply black paint and several washi tapes.
+ larger MICKE desk workstation $139.99 CAD
+ small MICKE desk workstation $89.99 CAD
+ MICKE drawer unit on casters $79.99 CAD
+ GRUNDTAL rail $6.99 CAD and up, depending of the size
+ Creative kids corner photographed by Belinda Graham of The Happy Home