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Craft Storage Ideas on a Budget

Speaking from experience, craft rooms can become a real mess!  And a messy craft room is not at all conducive to being crafty!

Organizing the craft room is essential to ensure both creativity and basic sanity! Having craft supplies organized also saves so much time. 

At this moment my craft room is in full disarray.  Sadly, I don’t even want to go into that room at all!  

And this is why keeping the craft room organized is so important. A comfortable, clean and organized space is the best place to get inspired!

So if help is needed with craft storage ideas, this is the page to find solutions!

Craft storage ideas on a budget are what so many are looking for. Oftentimes it is not necessary to purchase something shiny and new to get the job done. 

There are great ideas on this page that suggest reusing or repurposing items for craft storage.

Sometimes mismatched shoe boxes and various sized jars don’t look very stylish, but most crafters aren’t looking to spend a lot of money on a craft room just so it looks like a pretty, yet non-functional room out of a magazine.

If style and coordination is important, this is a great opportunity to use your creativity. Try out covering those mismatched boxes with fabric, paint the donated shelves, or use colorful paper for liners.

There are links on this page where creative storage ideas can be found for items like:

  • Buttons
  • Ribbon
  • Craft paint
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Craft tools
  • Scissors
  • Beads
  • Craft magazines
  • Markers
  • Colored pencils
  • And much more!

There is a fantastic article from Organize 31 that makes a great argument for decluttering the craft room before organizing it. 

Most crafters hesitate and balk at the thought of decluttering their craft stash. It’s important to occasionally edit and declutter the craft supplies and tools.  Clutter can’t be organized.

Organize 31 provides a free printable “declutter craft stash checklist” that is sure to help get rid of the excess so organization can take place.

Check it out!  I know my craft room could use some decluttering.  Don’t miss the great craft storage ideas that follow!

If the sewing room needs organizing, check out the many ideas on our sewing room organization page.

Craft Storage Ideas on a Budget

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