Craft Room Confidential: Real Work Spaces of Craft Bloggers

The Dirty Little Secret of Craft Bloggers!

Let’s be honest, when we check out blogs, aren’t we usually in awe {and maybe even a little bit jealous} of how “together” our favorite blogger is? Their house is always sparkling and perfectly staged.  Their counters are clear, their tables are set and even their kids are perfectly dressed and accessorized.

You got the picture, right? Just enough perfection, glamour and beauty to make you feel a little envious and wonder how they manage to keep it all together, all the time? Can you imagine your favorite blogger sitting in this beautiful space working on her next fantastic project?

That space belongs to a real blogger! Probably one of the blogs you read daily! But, I’m here to let you in on a dirty little secret! Craft spaces don’t always look like that, not all the time anyway!  Ha!

Keeping it “Real
If you search your favorite blogs, I’m sure you will find at least one “keepin it real” post where they admit they don’t always have it together.  Sometimes just the tiniest space is staged for their photos, their kids normally wear pjs all day, and etc.  Today I’m “keepin it real” from a bunch of your favorite bloggers {who would like to remain anonymous} and sharing their craft spaces.  The REAL craft space, as in, what they look 90% of the time.  I’m sure most of you will relate!

Where Bloggers Create

So there you have it! Real live spaces from your favorite real life craft bloggers! One of those photos is mine, can you guess which one? I bet you’re feeling a whole lot better about your own craft space right about now!

I won’t tell you which space belongs to who, but here are the bloggers who submitted photos of their spaces if you want to try to match bloggers to their spaces! {That would make a fun game!} Here’s the list of Bloggers who contributed pictures of their spaces {in alphabetical order}.

Always Expect Moore
Always in Wonder
Attempting Aloha
Christine & Co.
Condo Blues
Crafts by Amanda
Dollar Store Crafts
Funky Junk Interiors
Home Stories A to Z
Mad in Crafts
Mod Podge Rocks
Mrs Greene
Mural Maker
The Country Chic Cottage
The Craft Monkey
The Silly Pearl
The V Spot
Sweet Rose Studio

Visit Heidi at Honeybear Lane to be inspired by craft and sewing projects, a little home decor and witty personal stories. She is great at motivating women to take charge of their own creativity, as well as being a mother of three sweet little ones.
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15 Responses to “Craft Room Confidential: Real Work Spaces of Craft Bloggers”

  1. BwaHaHa! Seeing all these pics lined up REALLY makes us look like the most sloppy bloggers in all of blogland!

    I sooooo need to forward this to my hubby to show him that I’m not the only one who manages to create amid chaos. 🙂

  2. Niki says:

    So funny!! I am so glad we could all release our burden!!

  3. My craft “room” is missing a key component to knowing it’s mine ;D

  4. Amanda says:

    LOL great write up! I hope that in the coming months I’ll be able to revamp my craft room and reveal which one was mine! 😉

  5. these photos make me feel great! I thought I was the only one who made a mess and I’m not thank goodness. Great article.

  6. Oy! I am definitely going to show Handsome Hubby that I am NOT the only one who has such a, um, “creative” space that they operate in… 🙂

  7. Oh I feel much better now! Thanks for sharing real life!

  8. Barbra says:

    Oh boy, now I don’t feel so bad. But isn’t messiness just a sign that we’re having a great time?

    Barbra from title=”Collage Ideas Blog”.

  9. Donna says:

    THANK YOU so much for this post, as well as the “Don’t Believe Everything You Pin” post later in the week……I cruise several pretty blogs and am completely addicted to Pinterest so I often begin to feel I just don’t “stack up” to other crafters. Add poor health and a REALLY piled up, cluttered scrapbook room and I can begin to really feel badly about myself….thank you to the bloggers who contributed their real life photos and made true crafting confessions and thank YOU for these great posts. I just found your blog via Pinterest but you can bet I’ll be a daily visitor now! : ) Thank you for boosting my creative but sagging spirits!

  10. Charlie says:

    Holy Hannah!! I saw all these one by one when we posted them on FB, and they made me laugh then, but seeing them all lined up like that is just pure awesomeness. It looks like we’re getting ready to shoot “Hoarders – Craft Edition”. lol

    Now I’m off to clean…after I see what’s new on Pinterest. 😉


  11. AWESOME! If only the amount of messy your craft room was, was an indicator of how talented you are…I’d be the best darn crafter IN. THE. WORLD.

    and ha ha at the comment above about this being Hoarders: Craft Style. Someone needs to go to Hobby Lobby and start an intervention of a lot of us!

  12. Ahhh…my craft space fits right in! I prefer to call it Organized Chaos. Thanks for the fun post. Liz

  13. This was so great!!! REAL people “craft spaces”. Thanks for sharing

  14. Molly says:

    Wow…thank you from the bottom of my cluttered little heart. I feel like walking in my craft room (ok, I’ll sidestep my way in there) and giving it a big hug of apology for feeling it can never measure up to the bloggy perfection I’ve seen lately. It will always still be overcrowded, the family’s dumping ground and full of UFO’s but there is so much creativity to rejoice in there. Again, thank you!

  15. Johanna says:

    Thank you so much for this article; and thanks to all of the courageous women who submitted photos. I was on the verge of chucking it all and banishing my creative side for good. Now that I have seen that even our Creative Rock Stars struggle at times to tame it all, I’m not throwing in the towel any time soon.


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