black and white abstract arts
Location: Creve Coeur, Missouri
Size: 283 square feet (26 sq . meters)
Designers: Michelle Bridgewater and Brian Yount of Mosby Building Arts
The designers worked with the homeowner to create a crafting getaway. She already had the wrapping products but needed the perfect spot to make use of them, especially before the holidays.
“It’s not every day someone says, ‘I want a dedicated gift-wrapping room, ’” states designer Brian Yount. “The client was fantastic to work with, as the lady had a very clear vision of what the girl wanted. ”
This task also posed interesting challenges for the design team. While other rooms of the home have similar features, the designers needed to ask additional questions about how exactly the homeowner would utilize this space specifically and what

she would store.
The large island in the middle of the room allows the homeowner to spread out her covering paper with ease. The particular designers worked closely with her and the employees at their local cupboard shop to design an island that stood at the perfect




height for her, Yount says.
Whilst the top of the table permits wrapping, the legs provide additional storage space. The designers ordered sections from the cabinet supplier and had the island custom-built for the space.
On the wall behind the island, the designers had three wall-mounted wrapping paper dispensers installed at levels suitable for the homeowner.
This craft hutch holds the majority of the homeowner’s wrapping materials, from cutting tools to ribbons. She had the supplies in boxes, so the team had to approximate the number of drawers and supports she'd need to store everything.
“She had a great number of ribbons, ” Yount says.
Along with this knowledge, the creative designers worked closely with the in-house carpentry staff to meet the homeowner’s storage needs. The options integrated shallow drawers for different types of paper, and multiple ribbon rods in the walnut     cabinets finished in white. 






Hutch cupboard: custom, Mosby Building Artistry; cabinet doors: Madison mid-foot and square styles, Wellborn Cabinet
The cabinets along the wall by the desk offer additional storage space, including pullout shelves for easy access.
For the floor covering, the creative designers and homeowners made a decision to use vinyl on top of the concrete floor. “When we work in a basement on top of concrete, because of moisture issues, sometimes vinyl is a better long-term solution, ” Yount

black and white abstract arts, this wood-styled finish looks real, Yount states, and isn’t too hard underfoot.
Cabinetry: custom, Mosby Building Arts; cabinet doorways: Madison arch and sq . styles, Wellborn Cabinet; vinyl fabric flooring: Adura, Mannington Generators