- Cabinets-with doors- for my stuff
- Counter top height work surface (because I usually stand up while working)
- file cabinet to hold cardstock
- racks to hold punches
- good lighting
- tv/radio to keep me company
- small refrigerator to hold cans of Dr Pepper
- Internet connection for lap top
- lap top
I think I'm pretty easy to please, don't you???
Well, after some debating, I compromised a little bit on my requirements and gave up the fridge and the Internet/lap top ideas (temporarily, he he).
And this is my almost-finished area:
We used standard in-stock cabinets from Lowes that I finished myself. We also used an in-stock counter top.
The racks that are holding my punches are from Ikea. Can you believe they were only $2.99 each?? I know. The Accountant put them up on the wall the correct way--with dry wall anchors even--which is a good thing because those punches weigh a lot. Left to myself, I don't think I'd have used the anchors and would probably have deeply regretted that once I placed the fifth punch on the first rack.
My absolutely FAVORITE part of this work area is the pull out two drawer file system I found on the Lowes website. It was a little pricey but oh so nice! It is sturdy and holds a lot of cardstock and glides very smoothly in and out of the 18 inch cabinet. I love love love this part.