DIY Homework and Art Station

 YAY!!! Its 2014!!! Happy New Year everyone!

One of my goals of 2014 is be more organized. I feel like this is my goal every year but this is the year everything will stick…hopefully. I have been working on a few projects around my house to get me started in the right direction. First, was this DIY Homework and Art Station! I wanted to make over this cute corner in my girls playroom that they can keep all their art supplies and also work on their homework or the latest masterpiece! 

DIY Homework Station

The playroom has been needing a uplift for sometime now. With some help of my sister and friend, I repainted the whole room white then I added the black stripes. You can learn how to paint perfect horizontal stripes here.

Kelly Green Desks

How awesome are those cute school desks? I scored those at a local thrift store for only $8 a piece. With the help of some black and kelly green spray paint and of course gold legs these desk were revamped in no time. The girls got the easel for Christmas and it is from Ikea for only $10. 

While I was at ikea, I also picked up those cute little storage cups ($1 each) , hanging rod ($2.99) and the magazine rack ($14.99) perfect for keeping everything organized in the corner. I love the magazine rack for holding coloring books! I also got the cute rug at Ikea for only $20. I mean honestly, that’s a crazy great price!

Art Station

I won’t lie, I normally don’t go to Ikea but in the last two months I have been many many times. They have great things for organizing and great prices. (By the way, I am not being paid to say this) ;)

DIY Homework Station 3

 What do you think? I can’t wait to show you the entire playroom! Where do your kids do art projects and homework?

Savannah Sig

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23 Responses to DIY Homework and Art Station

  1. Just the dining room table for us…but I love this space!

  2. I adore this big time!!!! These are the colors of my sons room makeover. So cute.
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  3. Love this Savannah! And, I love IKEA too! I didn’t go to our IKEA during the first year it opened and then once I ventured in I was there like 4 days in a row! Would you please consider linking this to Friday Favorites at
    I have the same bar and buckets in my son’s room above his desk! Team IKEA!

  4. So super cute!
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  5. It looks great – those desks are amazing. Our Ikea is a whole ferry ride away but I try to get there when I can – I love all the cool stuff they have even if I don’t need it all:)
    Krista @ the happy housie recently posted…Getting Organized with a Vintage Tool Box Charging StationMy Profile

  6. Savannah!!! This is beyond incredible. We don’t have any babies yet but I would steal this as my office in a heartbeat. If you’re ever in Philadelphia and need a house to dress up, I’m all yours!
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  7. I love this area! The color combo is amazing! I would love for you to link up at Link’n Blogs.

    Have a great day!

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  8. Amy W says:

    I. am. LOVING! I love the bright bold colors you selected and adding just a bit of gold, perfect! Thanks for sharing. I’m a new follower via Bloglovin’!

    Amy @

  9. Well, I don’t have kiddos, but I LOVE those desks! I can’t believe they were only $8.00 each. My New Year’s Resolution is to do more thrift shopping! Happy New Year and thanks for sharing. :)

  10. suburbsmama says:

    Awesome homework space, I love those desks, the color is amazing. If you get a chance, please link up to my link party:
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  11. This area is great. But where did you get that rug?? I’m a huge polka fan. That was a great deal for those desk, I’m a big thrift store fan. Total score with that!
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  12. Liz says:

    Oh I love the polka-dot rug, it just livens up the whole room! I also love the colors of the desks. Such a happy place!
    BTW, I’m over from Tatertots and Jello’s link party and I happened to notice that almost every link that caught my eye was from you…I really love your style obviously! : )
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  13. Those desk and the rug make the space! Love the green, black and white color combination!

  14. Savannah! That room is so amazing!!! We homeschool and I wish I could find desks like that for such a score! Great stripes paired with the bold Kelly-ish green desks.

  15. I LOVE the colour choices!! The green and gold is divine! Great job Savannah! Jacqui

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  18. Kelly says:

    Oh my.. I love those desks! I have 2 desks like that in my girls room, but have not painted them yet. Yours look amazing! Did you paint the tops too? How are the tops holding up?

  19. Jen says:

    Very cool!
    Love all the bright colors…perfect for getting the juices flowing and ready to tackle that homework!

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