A clear acrylic Peg-Board keeps supplies handy and surfaces clear while fading into the background. The long, narrow worktable is spacious without being bulky; a stool slips underneath it when not in use. Fold desk, cb2.com. Clear plastic Peg-Board organizer kit, stacksandstacks.com. Utility stool, schoolhouseelectric.com.
The work space/craft room of Pennsylvania newlywed Jess Mauras (shown here with husband Joe) was a pile of stress and ribbons, devoid of inspiration—and, for that matter, shelving. Real Simple transformed it into three tidy zones that foster calm and creativity.