Neutral tones like greens, blues, creams
Natural lighting if at all possible
Ease of use and practicality
Taken in the trunk of my car, not the best photo!
Our art supply caddy will have labels for each supply written on them with chalk. It will be a non-painted "soda crate":
I absolutely cannot wait to get into my new room and explore the possibilities for the space. It won't look extremely impressive until the kids get in there and start making their own marks on the space (post on all that coming later!). In the meantime, I'll try to avoid all garage sales and thrift stores within driving distance and will just twiddle my thumbs until the school opens next week!