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How to pack up a sewing/craft room

Old 02-27-2020, 04:19 PM
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Egg boxes are a good sized sturdy box with handles too. Some grocery stores save stacks of them for people who ask.
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Old 02-27-2020, 07:05 PM
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Sams stores have large boxes in the bakery dept. You can request for them to be saved for you or get there early AM when they are opening goods for the day.
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Old 02-27-2020, 08:05 PM
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Claire, I inquired today at the big box wine store and was told to come in on a tuesday! so, I will be packing up the sewing room
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I love the potatoe and banana boxes...
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Old 02-28-2020, 06:30 PM
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I get boxes from the liquor store. They are very sturdy and small enough that I can handle them by myself.

My husband wanted to put new carpet upstairs in our house. At least he did until I informed his that he would need to help me pack up that stuff in my sewing room and move it downstairs until it was done. I haven't heard any more about it.
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Old 02-29-2020, 03:58 AM
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Wow what a project. I would not have the energy or patience to move everything out of my house. The painting portion of your project could be done with little interruption just by shuffling items around and covering those items, it's the flooring that is the more involved part of your project. If you are doing the flooring yourself, I would try and pack the small items and put in the pod and leave the bigger items and move to one side of the room, then to the opposite while the flooring is laid. If you are hiring professionals to do the flooring, I would check with them to see if the above arrangement would be OK or not. Liquor boxes are strong and just the right size as suggested already, and I also agree with the suggestion of removing drawers and then moving the item they go in, makes for less repacking.
After all the hard work is done, just think of how great it will look when it's all done, new and fresh.
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Old 07-14-2020, 08:26 PM
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I had new carpet installed in my sewing room about 7 years ago. I used laundry baskets, totes, cardboard boxes for anything not already in a container. I was shocked to discover how much stuff I actually had. It took 3 rooms to store everything. It did give me the opportunity to de-clutter and reorganize, did need the new carpet badly.
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