We’ve all been there: you get all excited to start a DIY project and you know you have some of the supplies, but rifling through boxes and bins is exhausting and frustrating. By the time you find what you need, you are feeling defeated and don’t have time to finish your project. That’s where these craft room organization tips come in! Organize your sewing, knitting, and DIY supplies so they are super easy to find and motivate you to actually start on all those DIY projects you have pinned.
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1. Craft Room Closet Organization
This is a must-read post for anyone who wants to organize their craft room and is in need of serious inspiration. I love all the labeled matching bins. In fact, I just saw bins like this at my local Dollar Tree, so make sure to check yours! Don’t have time or can’t find them at your dollar store? Click here for a great deal on storage bins like these. (via Design Improvised)
2. The Ikea RASKOG cart is perfect for mobile craft supply storage.
One of the best parts about this is that you can wheel it with you to wherever you are working instead of having to cart everything on your own. It is a cheap and super practical addition for your craft room. (via Little House of Four)
3. DIY Glue Gun Holder
Why have I never seen these before? A glue gun holder is so practical, solving the age old issue of the glue melting out of the gun and all over your work surface. Brilliant! (via Virginia Sweet Pea)
4. DIY Leather Mason Jar Holder
I love this rustic looking DIY mason jar holder. It will be perfect for craft room organization of paint brushes, knitting supplies, colored pencils…so many uses! (via Natalme)
5. Craft room organizing hack for wrapping paper
This hack is genius and one that would definitely come in handy in our house. Put your favorite wrapping papers (that can be switched out for each season) on this easy cup hook & dowel contraption for easy access. Plus, no more dented corners or wrinkled wrapping. (via Woman’s Day)
6. Craft room organization peg board
Craft supplies are so cute and colorful – why not decorate with them! This pegboard idea is a 2-in-1: decorating and organizing your craft room at the same time! And believe me when I tell you there is SO much more to see in this post, so make sure to check it out. (via Something Turquoise)
Check out our post for more pegboard organization ideas that are as stylish as they are practical.
7. Use cubbies for paint storage
I always see these cute wooden cubbies at Target or Hobby Lobby, but think to myself, what would I use it for? Well this is the perfect idea! Organize all your paint by color with this genius craft room organization hack. (via Craftaholics Anonymous)
8. Use a straw holder to organize all your ribbons.
I adore this craft room organization hack because it stores all your ribbon vertically to take up less space, lets your easily see what you have, and easily pulls out to use. Brilliant! (via The Wight Family)
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10. Mason Jar Organization Jars
Who doesn’t love a label maker? And if you always wanted one but never had one, here’s an excuse to finally buy it (only $15)! These adorable labeled mason jars are the perfect storage ideas for all your various craft supplies. (via Jessica Peterson Photo)
11. Buy or build a wine rack for the perfect yarn storage hack.
Similar to above with the wooden cubbies, a wooden wine rack can also be hacked for yarn storage. I love how organizing your yarn by color turns it into a wall art piece too! (via Repeat Crafter Me)
12. Embroidery Floss Organization Hack
Similarly, check out this brilliant hack to keep your embroidery floss organized and tangle free using clothespins! (via Heather J’s Life)
13. Hanging storage craft supply hacks
If you have more ribbon than our above straw holder hack can accomodate, this is the solution for you. Use one of these multi-pants hangers (get one here for under $10) for this smart space-saving craft room organization hack. Then, you can use a hanging zippered organizer like this one to organize your buttons and other supplies.
14. DIY Drawer Organizer
Craft supplies are notoriously little and easy to lose, so these DIY drawer organizers that you can make yourself for just a few dollars are perfect! You don’t have to have a handy bone in your body either because you can even use wood glue to attach them (no nails required!). (via The Organized Mom)
15. Paint storage hacks
A 3-tiered wire basket stand is another great craft room organization idea to save space. You can likely find one on sale at a local Home Goods or TJMaxx. Then, if you are a serious painter who uses higher quality tubes, this other paint storage hack is perfect. It keeps all your paint tubes within reach and you can roll them up before clipping on to easily squeeze more out when you need it. (via Diana Dellos Designs)
16. Clear Hanging Pocket Organizers
17. DIY Paintbrush Storage Board
Whenever I go to paint something, I end up buying another brush at the hardware store because I can’t remember if I have one in the right size. But with this craft room organization hack, your paint brushes will be on display and easy to inventory. I know I’ve already said this, but I love how these craft room organization hacks end up looking like unique art pieces too. (via Lemon Thistle)
18. DIY Color-dipped Glass Jars
You cannot have enough of these awesome glass jars! You can pick the huge gallon size up for under $10 at Target and there are seriously more organizing uses for them than I can count. I love this idea to give them a color dipped look for craft organization – adorable! (via Alice & Lois)
19. DIY Copper Pipe Washi Tape Organizer
As you know, functional and stylish is my favorite combination and this DIY Washi tape organizer using copper pipe hits it out of the park! (via Something Turquoise)
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Which of these craft organization hacks was your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.