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25 Craft Room Organization Tips


For the past month I’ve turned a blind eye to the whirlwind that has becoming my craft room. With the holidays in full swing, organizing it was a task I had to save for the new year. Well, that time is here and I can’t wait to get in there and tackle those fabric scraps, mountains of thread, and sewing needles nestled in the carpet. Get started on organizing your space too with these 25 Craft Room Organization Tips…

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  • Tic Tac Ribbon Storage 1 of 25
    Tic Tac Ribbon Storage
    Hold onto Tic Tac boxes to use for storing your ribbon.
    Check it out at Prudent Baby.
  • Keeping in Twine 2 of 25
    Keeping in Twine
    Store your twine in a sugar dispenser.
    Spotted at Oh! Crafts.
  • Pillbox and Scrapbook Supplies 3 of 25
    Pillbox and Scrapbook Supplies
    Use a pillbox to organize your small scrapbook supplies.
    Check it out at Better Homes and Gardens.
  • Muffin Tins Come in Handy 4 of 25
    Muffin Tins Come in Handy
    Use muffin tins to store small craft supplies. Add magnets to the bottom to keep your metal objects in place.
    Find out more at Lifestyle.
  • Craft Station 5 of 25
    Craft Station
    Make a craft station that is perfect for your kids to use. As they get older they can reach the supplies that are higher up and more advanced like scissors and glue.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Cupcake Liners in a Jar 6 of 25
    Cupcake Liners in a Jar
    Here's a super simple way to easily store your cupcake liners for crafting or baking.
    Find out more at Torie Jayne.
  • Embroidery Scissor Storage 7 of 25
    Embroidery Scissor Storage
    I always seem to misplace mine, now there's a special spot for them.
    Find out more at Green Bee.
  • Organizing for the Kids 8 of 25
    Organizing for the Kids
    Put craft supplies your kids can use in clear shoe organizers so they can easily reach and take them out.
    Find out more at I Can Teach My Child.
  • Organizing in a Suitcase 9 of 25
    Organizing in a Suitcase
    Keep your craft supplies stored in cute vintage suitcases.
    Find out more at Better Homes and Gardens.
  • Jewelry Organizers for Saving Space 10 of 25
    Jewelry Organizers for Saving Space
    Use a hanging jewelry organizer to save space when storing paper or fabric scraps.
    Check it out at Anna Bondoc.
  • Egg Crate Storage 11 of 25
    Egg Crate Storage
    Use a glass egg as an adorable way to hold little supplies like glitter and beads.
    Find out more at Whimsey Box.
  • Spices and Scrapbooks 12 of 25
    Spices and Scrapbooks
    Put small supplies on a magnetic spice rack board.
    Find out more at Creating Keespakes.
  • Reusing Your Baby Wipes Container 13 of 25
    Reusing Your Baby Wipes Container
    Keep crayons in the same place by putting them in a baby wipes container.
    Find out more at SOS Swim.
  • Paint Swatch Pockets 14 of 25
    Paint Swatch Pockets
    Staple paint swatches to your wall and use them to make cute and colorful pockets for extra storage.
    Find out more at Country Living.
  • Glitter and Salt Shakers 15 of 25
    Glitter and Salt Shakers
    Keep glitter from falling everywhere by storing it in salt and pepper shakers.
    Spotted at Scrapbook.
  • Candy Jars and Fabric 16 of 25
    Candy Jars and Fabric
    Put scrap trim and fabric in candy jars so they are easy to see and use.
    Find out more at Better Homes and Gardens.
  • Scrapbook Paper on a Hanger 17 of 25
    Scrapbook Paper on a Hanger
    Clean up your scrapbook closet by hanging your scrapbook paper from hangers.
    Find out more at Better Homes and Gardens.
  • Straw Dispensers and Ribbon 18 of 25
    Straw Dispensers and Ribbon
    Pick up a straw dispenser to use for holding ribbon in place.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Mason Jars are Always a Win 19 of 25
    Mason Jars are Always a Win
    They are so handy because if you want to make sure everything stays inside you can just screw on the top.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Reusing Paint Cans 20 of 25
    Reusing Paint Cans
    Stack paint cans or tin soup cans on their sides and use them for holding scissors and pens in place.
    Find out more at Better Homes and Gardens.
  • Dresser Drawers Filled with Fabric 21 of 25
    Dresser Drawers Filled with Fabric
    If you have the space, bring an old dresser into your craft room to fill with fabric.
    Find out more at Simply Grove.
  • Recycling Milk Jugs 22 of 25
    Recycling Milk Jugs
    Cut open milk jugs to use for colored pencils.
    Find out more at Squidoo.
  • Pegboard is a Must 23 of 25
    Pegboard is a Must
    You will so happy you put it in, it's a lifesaver.
    Find out more at Better Homes and Gardens.
  • Wine Rack Bursting with Color 24 of 25
    Wine Rack Bursting with Color
    Turn a wine rack into a place for yarn.
    Check it out at Prudent Baby.
  • Embroidery Floss and Clothespins 25 of 25
    Embroidery Floss and Clothespins
    Keep embroidery floss from unraveling and getting lost by wrapping it around a clothespin.
    Spotted at My Blessed Life.

Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Prudent Baby, the premier DIY destination for crafty moms seeking ways to make their lives even more stylish and beautiful. She can also be found on Babble’s the New Home Ec.

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