I've always loved sewing, crafty stuff, figuring out new ways to use old stuff. The trouble is I've never had my own space to store and flex my creative muscles. Billy and I bought our first home this summer and our unfinished basement became my "castle" as Billy calls it. It may not be much, but it is a place I can set up and leave my sewing machine, as well as store all of the crafty things I've accumulated over the years. Here is what it first looked like.