Craft Storage Ideas: Clever Ways to Get Organized

Get the space where you create organized with these clever craft storage ideas. You’ll find crafting is even more fun when you have a place for everything. If you are a regular reader, you know how much I love keeping things organized. I’ve shown you some Ways to Organize by Repurposing Everyday Household that will help you in any space in the house including your crafting area. I also shared 8 Clever Craft Storage Ideas; now I want to add to that list with a dozen more ideas.

Craft Storage Ideas

1 This is an ever-expanding storage solution for an ever-expanding pen collection. It’s easy to make and inexpensive, too. Just cut down a PVC drain spout to the size you need and spray paint the pieces whatever color you want. Then glue them together in a stack. You can add rows as needed. Drain Spout Pen Storage Tutorial

Craft Storage Ideas: Drain Spout Pen Organizer

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2 Put tiny craft pieces into small glass jars. Then keep them all together and within reach in a kitchen spice drawer organizer.

Craft Storage Ideas:Mini Supply Spice Rack Storage

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3 Small glass jars are great for keeping spools of yarn or string accessible and tangle-free. Punch or drill a hole through the metal lid. Then put the spool in the jar and run the string through the hole before you screw on the lid.

Craft Storage Ideas: Yarn & Ribbon Dispenser

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4 Here’s a fun and artful way to keep your ribbons stored. Tie them on a metal dress frame. The functionality of this solution may be in question, but it’s definitely fun.

Craft Storage Ideas: Ribbons on Wire Dress Frame

Two Peas in a Bucket

5 Storage cabinets designed for small hardware and tools are excellent for storing small craft supplies or embellishments. When you run out of room, you can stack another cabinet on top.

Craft Storage Ideas: Storage Cabinet for Small Supplies

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6 Repurpose a simple mug tree to hold craft pens. The vertical storage will keep them at your fingertips and not take up much counter or desktop space.

Craft Storage Ideas: Mug Tree Pen Organizer

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7 Wall louvers not only work to keep air flowing in your house, they’re also ideal for storing stamps. You can easily paint the louvers to match your decor.

Craft Storage Ideas: Louver StampTray

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8 Another kitchen organizer is repurposed for the craft room. Use a magnetic Ikea knife holder to keep your scissors organized and at the ready. Exercise caution if using this with small children in the home.

Craft Storage Ideas: Scissor Organizer

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9 This hanging caddy was created from some unexpected items – duct joints and ball chain. Spray paint the joints and drill a pair of holes in the top of each one. String them together with the ball chain and you’ve created a fun way to corral often used supplies. Hang it near your desk for quick access.

Craft Storage Ideas: Hanging Caddy

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10 Use inexpensive salt and pepper shakers to store glitter or style it up by using vintage shakers.

Craft Storage Ideas: Shakers for Glitter

Scrapbooks Etc.

11 Organize your craft punches by hanging rows of kitchen storage rails from Ikea.

Craft Storage Ideas: Craft Punch Storage

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12 A bucket tool organizer finds new use as a scrapbook tool tote. With all the pockets in the tote, this is a fabulous way to keep any of your craft supplies organized. And it’s portable!

Craft Storage Ideas: Tool Bucket Tote

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It’s easier to focus on your crafting or anything on which you’re working, if everything is organized. These craft storage ideas will help you to get your crafting supplies neat and orderly so you can find just what you’re looking for. To help keep it that way, I’ve put together 5 Daily Routines to Keep You Organized. They’ll help you in just about any area of your life.

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    SHUT THE FRONT DOOR!!! I love these! I love the dress form ribbon storage, the little jars in the drawer, the salt and pepper shakers, the wall louvre, the ikea knife holder…I want them all, and I want them now. 🙂

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      Peggy Pardo says

      Your comments are the greatest, Doreen! Sounds like you need to get busy in that craft room! 🙂

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    Hey Peggy!
    Thanks for the tips! I’ll definitely try the one with the glass jars w/ lids for yarn.


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      Peggy Pardo says

      You’re welcome, Whitney! Glad you found them helpful. Thank you for stopping by. 🙂

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    Laura says

    I love these ideas, and have actually had my glitter in S&P shakers for years as well as $1 store sugar shakers. I’m wondering though…where do you get a wire dress form to do the awesome ribbon stoarge? I totally love love love this idea!

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      Peggy Pardo says

      So happy you like the ideas, Laura. Thank you for sharing the tip on sugar shakers! If you Google “wire dress form”, you’ll see some options on where you can buy one. 🙂

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    Marla H. says

    Unbelievable ideas!!!! I am in love with just about each and every one!!! You are TRUE GENIUS!!!
    Thank you so much!