Saturday, July 10, 2010

Repurposed Organization For Your Craft Room

glass jars of supplies

I still have the organizing bug.  I've even passed up garage sales {gasp} the last few weekends because I feel overcrowded at home.  I feel like I have too many unfinished projects & too many things I "plan" to, I need to a little organizing.   Notice I didn't say spring cleaning... I do have plans & uses for those items :)

Repurposed Beauties
Bonne Maman vintage craft storage by saganaga.

I guess that is just how my creativity works.  I continually clean my studio / craft room....then destroy it during the creative process...picture ribbons and vintage buttons flying as I madly create...then, I clean it.  


I like to start with a clean slate...hard to be inspired by my goodies if I can't see them!

paint storage

Take a look at these fun & in expensive ways to organize your treasures using things from around your house:


You know those expensive craft organization units...
well, this is a shoe cubby...

White shoe rack with cubbies filled with crafts supplies


Layers baby!
Milk glass vases, drink caddy, sugar bowl & vintage tray

Blue tray holds crafts supplies (scissors, pens, etc.) in milk glass


Can anyone say "IKEA"?!
Not sure these are actually from Ikea, but you could probably pick up something very similar from your cabinet (or Ikea)...too cute!

White glasses with markers, pens, scissors


Too hot to bake?  Use your baking rack to store stationary.  Use clothespins to clip artwork, notes...oh the possibilities...

pencil buckets and hanging cards


I don't have a cricket machine or any of the fancy gadgets, but what  a great way to store & organize all those pieces!

rollidex of punchers


A wall louver...
yep,  you heard me...

wall louver - before

It looks like it was made to store stamps!  I would, of course, paint it, but it is cute none the less.

wall louver - after


Last, but not least...a mug tree

mug tree - after

Hope you enJOYed these bits of inspiration!  

{Photo Credits}
Better Homes

1 comment:

DESIGNEDbyemily said...

love the inspiration to 'get organized' only thing is, it makes me want to purchase a whole stock of supplies to 'organize' :D