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Shopping for a Craft Space

Setting up a craft space is a lot of fun, and checking out the many options available for seating and accessories is even more exciting!

Wanted to share with you a few fun things I discovered during a recent trip to Ikea and At Home that would be great for a craft space.

 (I was not compensated in any way for this post - 
the opinions expressed are my own based on my personal experience.)

My first stop was Ikea.  The above cart is a big hit on Pinterest and is available in dark gray, turquoise and beige.  It's the Ikea Raskog utility cart and is reasonably priced at $29.99.  The middle tray is even adjustable.  Isn't the turquoise cute?

The utility cart below is the Risatorp.  It's available in white, the baskets are generously sized and the bottom basket would be perfect for large sheets of card stock.  Wouldn't this also be a great portable cart for corralling all the supplies you need for a current project?

This is probably my favorite of all the items I saw ... it's the Pressa hanging dryer with 16 clips, and looks like an adorable chandelier.  It comes in white, red and black!  If I had a place to hang it, it would have come home with me.   I personally would use it for drying paint brushes, but envision it also for displaying cards and photos.

When I saw the Dignitet curtain wire (below), it struck me as being a neat way to display crafting scissors and tools - using ring clips.  

Next is the Spontan steel magnetic board.  It looks sleek and modern and is 14-1/2" x 20-3/4" - all for only $12.99.  A couple of these mounted side-by-side above a craft table would be awesome.

While at Ikea, I also checked out the chairs and stools.  

This one is the Roberget - it's metal and adjustable.  The turquoise color is so fresh and fun (it also comes in grey) - would look so cute in a craft space, along with the Raskog turquoise utility cart!

Another interesting seating option is this wicker adjustable chair.  It's the Gregor and available in white, light beige, and gray.  I may have to go back and get this one!

An item that did make the trip home with me was this Dalfred adjustable bar stool in black.  I really liked the way it looked in my craft space, but the height wasn't quite right, so returned it.  Am still searching for the perfect chair or stool.  

After leaving Ikea, I popped in At Home (formerly Garden Ridge) for a quick look at their many counter and bar stools.  The one below immediately caught my eye.  Unfortunately, as with the Ikea Dalfred stool above, the height was not quite right for my space.  But, the smooth brushed steel and sleek lines of the stool were very appealing.

Searching for craft space items that work well is just as much fun as actually acquiring them!  And, each time I visit Ikea and At Home, I find something new - such fun stores for browsing and gleaning ideas and inspiration. Do you have Ikea and At Home stores nearby?

Thank you to Tracy at At Home with Sweet T for featuring this post at Welcome Home Wednesdays!!! 

Your comments are greatly appreciated and I look forward to your thoughts and ideas!  I try to respond to comments via email as soon as I can. If your email address isn't available, I will comment here. Thanks so much for visiting! 

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  1. That hanging dryer is so pretty! I need to stop in At Home soon. It's been awhile since I've been. We used to shop at Garden Ridge a lot. I remember shopping there when it was still called Pottery Mart! I still have things with the Pottery Mart sticker on the bottom. :)

  2. Hope you find the right seating. There is an Ikea near me and I've quite a few of their furniture in my house!

  3. We have an IKEA about an hour away - I definitely need to take a trip! Loving the stop from At Home! Happy Sunday!

  4. Good Morning!! I wanted to let you know that your post has been selected as a Feature post for the Welcome Home Wednesdays Link Party! Stop by this morning to see your post linked up and grab your Featured Button too! ~Lisa~


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