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33 Craft Room Organization Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier

There were a few times when I decided to start a crafting project, but I gave up thinking that I have no idea where all my craft supplies are. If you have been in a similar situation, you have come to the right place.

I completely changed my craft room’s outlook, and I love it. It took me a while, but trust me; it was worth it. Once you organize your craft room, you will be able to do any kind of project and have fun at the same time.

I will share some of my innovative and unique craft room organization hacks with you. I hope these will come in very handy to you.

Let’s see what these unique craft room organization hacks are.

33 Amazing Craft Room Organization Hacks

1. Purchase a large pegboard from your local dollar store

You can hang a large pegboard in the craft room wall. Hang all of your ribbon, brushes, and paints in the pegboard.

2. Store your painting bottles in an organizer

You will find different types of organizers to store bottles in the dollar store. Purchase one and use it to store your painting bottles.

3. Use colorful plastic drawers to store items

I use a lot of plastic drawers to keep my crafting items separately. I have colored them with different colors, which helps me to recognize easily.

4. Don’t forget to add labels in the drawers

Well, labeling is a must when it comes to organizing regardless of what you are organizing. If you are using containers or drawers, then you should label them properly.

5. Store your threads and colored pencils in a display rack stand

If you like to see all of your threads and colored pencils at a glance, you should use a display rack stand. Such a rack will hold all of your pencils or thread or glitters.

6. Use a mini bookshelf to store your sewing stuff

I have a mini bookshelf that I didn’t use anymore. I kept it in my craft room to store the yarns, threads in the bookshelf. I use the bottom-most compartment for storing old yarns that I don’t use anymore.

7. Purchase a craft supplies storage drawers

These organizers come in at least 6-7 sperate drawers to store your craft supplies. If you don’t have any issue with the budget, you can try purchasing one of these. It will make your organization process much easier.

8. Mount a magazine holder in the corner of your room

You can use a magazine holder to store your regular crafting supplies. As a result, you will not need to make a mess while searching for your regular crafting supplies.

9. Use a necklace holder to hang the scissors

I had an old necklace holder, which I didn’t use anymore. It was a perfect way to hang the scissors. I have more than 4 scissors in different sizes. I keep all of them in the necklace holder.

10. Make a DIY hanging basket made from cloth

You can make a DIY hanging basket with a piece of old cloth. Attach it on the wall, and you can keep the papers you want to recycle here.

11. Purchase a plastic container with sections to store small items

It is quite hard to store buttons, beads and glitters. You can use plastic containers, which usually have 30-35 sections in each. You can easily organize your little items here.

12. Make a wall shelf to organizer better

You can make a wooden shelf where you will be able to keep your crafting supplies separately. If you don’t have any issue with the budget, it is always a great idea to make a tall shelf.

13. Make separate sections in your drawer with cereal boxes

Don’t throw away your empty cereal boxes. Place them in the drawers to make sections. That is how you will be able to organize better.

14. Make your own DIY paint organizer

Get a few wire baskets and a wooden board. Install the wire baskets on the wooden surface. Use the baskets to hold your paintings based on colors.

15. Use clips to organize your embroidery floss

Take a small clip and use it to store your embroidery floss. If you don’t have enough clips, you should purchase a few sets from the store.

16. Make proper use of those spice racks

Well, spice racks aren’t only to store spices. Install one or two spice racks in your craft room and store different colored ribbons there. It will decorate your crafting room as well as organize the room.

17. Get a crafting table

Yes, getting a crafting table can make your crafting room look more organized. Also, it will help you to work more efficiently. Keep it in the center of the room from where you will be able to reach out to anything.

18. Store your ribbons in the TIC TAC containers

If you have a habit of losing small items, you can use this unique method of storing ribbons. Use tic tac containers to store your colorful ribbons.

19. Get a display rack from the office supply stores

You will find large display racks from any office supply store. These are usually used to store files. You can use these to store all of your crafting papers and gift wrappers.

20. Store your markers in the marker stash organization

Get a marker stash organizer for yourself. It will hold all of your colorful markers, and you will not go all crazy to find one while you write your bullet journal.

21. Keep a trash can beside your crafting table

Quite simple, isn’t it? It will make your life a lot easier when you keep a trash can beside your crafting table. You will not need to stand up every time you need to throw something.

22. Hang a shoe organizer in the back of your door

It is a classic way of organizing small things. You can use a shoe organizer to organize any of your crafting supplies. As the sections are transparent, you will be able to find the right thing at the right time.

23. Purchase a mail sorter bin

Well, you can use your mail sorter for your craft room as well. Change the labels to store papers with ideas and plans. Your crafting room will look cute, as well as organized.

24. Purchase a few dollar store organizers

If you don’t have sufficient time to make your own DIY organizers, it is always a great idea to purchase from the dollar store.

Purchase dollar store organizers that will help you to store your crafting supplies easily.

25. Get a bulletin board to store your acrylic paints

Acrylic paints can easily get lost, and the best way to keep them organized to use a bulletin board and clips. Attach them to a bulletin board and hang it in the wall.

26. Install a rod in any place of your crafting room to store ribbons

Whether it is ribbon or threads, you can store them by installing a removable rod. It will help you to see all of your colorful ribbon and threads at one glance.

27. Mount a few magnets in your wall

When you attach magnets in the wall, you will be able to store all of the metal tools and scissors on the wall. It will make sure that they are in the right place.

28. Store your pens and pencils in cute little baskets

You can get such small baskets from the dollar store. Use a few baskets to keep your pens and pencils organized.

29. Use containers with lids to store your sharpeners and erasers

I always keep my sharpener and eraser on top of my crafting table. Get a small container with lid and store your sharpeners and erasers in there.

30. Make a separate bin to store the things you want to upcycle

I have a separate bin in my crafting room to store the upcycling items. I keep them in the bin to use them later. Don’t mix your upcycling items with the trash items.

31. Hang a shower caddy in your crafting room

How about hanging a shower caddy in the crafting room? They can come in handy to store your note pads, glitters, and pencils. You can use it when you don’t have enough space to store items.

32. Use an old mug to store your paintbrushes

Losing paintbrushes is quite common. That is why I use an old mug to store all of my paintbrushes. It helps me to give a glance to my paintbrushes at a glance.

33. Make a marker holder with your old pringles container

You can make full use out of that pringles container. Keep your markers in the container by cutting it in half. Wrap with some colorful paper.

These are my 30+ unique craft room organization hacks. I hope the hacks will serve you well, and you will be able to do any crafting project you want.

Let me know if you have any ideas for me as well. I would love to hear from you.