9 Craft Room Makeover Ideas
The work space/craft room of Pennsylvania newlywed Jess Mauras (shown here with husband Joe) was a pile of stress and ribbons, devoid of inspiration—and, for that matter, shelving. Real Simple transformed it into three tidy zones that foster calm and creativity.
Easy-to-steal storage tricks for small spaces (closets and bathrooms) and larger gathering spots (living rooms and kitchens).
Taking the Closet From Scary to Airy: Before
Bulky metal shelving made the closet feel congested and smaller than it was. Supplies were stashed in solid boxes and forgotten about, while an out-of-place suitcase took up precious real estate. Accordion doors blocked off the sides of the closet and didn’t do any favors for the look of the room.