Category Archives: Craft tools
1.) [SEE (#1) on diagram]Shelves on this bookcase have photo boxes and shoe boxes used for storage of old CDs and CD cases. I use the CD cases to store my unmounted stamps. On top of these shelves are a dorm sized refrigerator . I keep non-perishable snacks in a vintage snack can on top and a tiny set of three drwers. In the first drawer is used stamps to send to disabled Veterans. The second drawer has misc. car and window type stickers and the bottom drawer has old business cards. I keep current business cards in a slot in the printers desk [SEE(# 10) on diagram)
2.)[SEE (#2)on diagram] Shelves on this bookcase store old video games belonging to my deceased son. I am not sure what I want to do with them yet so they are staying put for now. There is also a bucket of cloth loops for potholder loom, a potholder loom, 2-rectangle storage boxes I use to transport ornaments and edible crafts. Storage boxes for the lightbulbs for my table top photo studio are located here also.
3.)[SEE #3) on diagram] Two shelf bookcase opposite my sewing desk actually contains books. There are art books, antiquing books, books on collecting, Jewelry books, beading and stringing books, clay books, and more.Underneath the bookcase are two file boxes. One with files and the other with empty bags and some other misc. items I do not use often. On top of this bookcase is a CD/DVD storage tower [SEE(#9) on diagram]. Shelved here is a large tag punch, a set of alcohol inks, serging thread, boxes of embellishments, black and white film, cups, and a pile of current catalogs.Hanging above the CD/DVD tower is a heat lamp projecting on top of the tower where there is a tray wrapped in aluminum foil where I dry my resin dsigns and other items that require drying. Next to the tower is a stack of file trays with a box of ephemera on top and an American Girl Doll. On the other side of the tower are some sketch books, light box, magazine storage boxes (folded), and some photo albums. 4.) Roll Top Desk – Mess! [SEE (#4)(#12) (#22) on diagram]On top of the roll top deskis my stereo and flat screen LCD TV on top of that. A speaker and misc. jars with beads, repairs, misc. loose single findings, a jar of beads I use specifically to make jewelry for mom, findings that need to be put back where they belong, and a jar of single beads. In the cubbies is a stapler, rolls of tape stacks of mixing cups, remotes for stereo and the TV. One mini drawer has crayons, another has misc. pens. The third drawer is empty.I took apart an old VCR [SEE (#13) on diagram], removed all the inards and am using the outer case as a shelf. Under the shelf are beading trays with projects in progress.The top large drawer has paints (oil, acrylic, and watercolors), markers of many types, crayons (I use them to melt not necessarily for drawing or coloring), colored pencils, fabric markers, and sparkle glue paint pens.Middle Top large drawer contains stencils, glue stix, large rolls of different types of tape (ie: packing, duct/duck, removable, double-sided, poster, etc.), glue guns, glue sticks, tracing tool to enlarge drawings, drawing pads and more.Bottom middle large drawer cantains round stacked findings and bead containers of various sizes, pill containers with findings, trays of crystal beads I have yet to put away, pop-out ice cube trays I use these trays for alphabet letter words. Each tray is a name of an American Girl Doll. I make doll bracelets for a store that sells clothing and accesssories for American Girl Dolls.) There are also containers (trays with projects I have started but have not completed).Bottom drawer contains bags of beads divided by basic color that need to get priced and put away. Boxes of empty file folders an extra stapler and a three-whole punch.