All Finished…. Yeah!!

Remember my craft table I shared in my last post?
I got it all finished up!!
Here it is…
Here is how I finished it all up!!
I took my three separate pieces up into my loft where my table will be and put the top piece of mdf on my two bases.  I go everything lined up perfectly and then used a 1 1/4″ wood screw on each corner to secure the top.  I attached the screws from the underside of my bases so you wouldn’t see them on the top.
I then added my hidden shelves by attaching 1×2 to the sides of my bases.  I did two on each side to build 2 shelves.
From the front…
Then I added my shelves.  I had some scrap wood for these and did not bother painting it because nobody but me will see it… Whoop!
When I attached my shelves I placed them 1/4″ back from the front of the table.  I did this for my next step.
Next I added my bead board.  I had leftover from my last table project and I painted it in the garage before attaching it.  I cut mine to fit just into my open space and attached it with my nailer to the back of the shelves.
Bigger Pic…
And a look from the backside…
I then added a 1×3 to both the top and the bottom to trim it out.  I had scraps in my garage I used.
After attaching my top and bottom I added my sides using 1×2.
I then caulked the trim and painted it to match the blue of the table.  I loved it at this point but thought I could chic it up just a bit more! 
I bought a $7 wood scroll from Lowe’s and painted it.
After it dried I used my hot glue gun (don’t tell) to attach it to my bead board. 
I found baskets at Michael’s 40% off and added them.  Now I am ready to add all my junk important crafting supplies πŸ™‚
What do you think?!?

I love it!!  I made my bottom side shelves just a bit taller than the plans to fit both my sewing machines.  It will be so nice to finally get my stuff out of my kitchen, dining room, bedroom and closet πŸ™‚
Want to build you own??
Check out Ana White’s site and get inspired!!
There are so many great ideas and fun pieces for your home!

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  1. Jane @ Jane's Junk and Treasures on January 11, 2011 at 6:12 pm

    This turned out very cute!!!!
    I used one of those scroll things from Lowe's too when I was trying to make my bathroom vanity look like a dresser!

  2. Krystal on January 11, 2011 at 6:00 pm

    amazing. I'm totally jealous. Great job building it yourself!

  3. Megan M. on January 11, 2011 at 5:55 pm

    That is wicked awesome!!! I have been stalking your blog since you posted that you were working on this. Wanted to see it so badly! haha! I think I should do one for my house now. I especially love the scroll piece. Super cute!

  4. Tara @ Tara Being Tara on January 11, 2011 at 5:37 pm

    I LOVE it!!!!!! Congrats on having such a FANTASTIC creating space!

  5. Kelly on January 11, 2011 at 5:33 pm

    Very Nice!! What is that shade of blue called? It looks like the shade I've been thinking of for my bathroom.

  6. [email protected] will craft on January 11, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    What a beautiful and functional piece. I'm sure you will love to craft on it.

  7. opalm on January 11, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    I'm craft heaven green with envy. Looks professionally made, you did an incredible job.

    Happy Creating!

  8. lynn on January 11, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    this is such an impressive project-wonderful job!!

  9. Brandy on January 11, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    This looks amazing!!! I want one!!

  10. Karen on January 11, 2011 at 5:21 pm

    This is absolutely amazing! I love it! I so want to build myself one of these. Now if I just had a place to put it! You did an awesome job!

  11. Martha Carolyn on January 11, 2011 at 5:16 pm


  12. Backwoods Cottage Pam on January 11, 2011 at 5:12 pm

    I love the way you modified this. I want to build one for my painting studio, perfect to tidy up my creative space. It needs it desperately. πŸ™‚

  13. Trisha on January 11, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    I love it! It turned out beautiful!

  14. Anise on January 11, 2011 at 5:07 pm

    really really really fantastic. I am so dreaming of a day when I will have time to do something like this. πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing.

  15. tracyp on January 11, 2011 at 5:06 pm

    Love it!! I saw a table just like that at Macy's and think about it every time it comes to thinking of my craft room

  16. Forever and a Day on January 11, 2011 at 5:05 pm

    I tried finding the plans for this project but they are not there! Do you have link to this specific project?

  17. Ledford605 on January 11, 2011 at 4:59 pm

    I was inspired by your post when you began this project. I'll be giving you credit when I finish mine. Love how yours turned out.

  18. Caroline @ The Feminist Housewife on January 11, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    WOW!! I absolutely LOVE it…I want to build it now.

    Ana White is fabulous. We just built our bed thanks to her plans!

  19. Marlie @ Crafting, Cooking, and Cats on January 11, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    This is amazing! I want to make one sooo bad! I'm just not that handy. Maybe I'll ask my father-in-law! πŸ™‚ I've been on the look out for a desk, and just haven't found one that was exactly what I want. If I make one I can make it exactly what I want. Love this!

  20. Melissa on January 11, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    Looks amazing. I wish I could summon your motivation to finish my own craft space… sigh.

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