11 Craft Room Organization Ideas That Will Transform Your Space

Craft room organizationIs your craft room looking like a bomb exploded? Do you have piles of craft supplies strewn about in a disorderly fashion and can’t seem to find anything? Having a disorganized craft space can stifle your creative flow. However, a few simple craft room organization ideas can transform your space while igniting those creative juices. Keep reading to uncover ten craft room organization ideas that will transform your space!Craft room organization ideas

Use Organization Cubes as ShelvingCraft Room Organization

You can find organization cubes almost anywhere. This exact storage is a bookcase I found at Ikea. Here are a few similar options you can find on Amazon, Walmart, Target, etc. I love using organization cubes as shelving to organize my craft materials. As you can see from the picture above, I put smaller organization materials like these white baskets that come in different sizes into each cube to maximize my space. Fabric storage bins are a great option too. In addition, I also use the top of the cube organizer for extra organization space. I love that these cubes are the perfect size to fit everything I need and make the room look more put together.

Transform a Makeup Turntable Organizer Into a Mini Craft StationCraft room organization

I use these Makeup Turntable Organizers to create a mini craft station for essentials. For example, I put my favorite pens, markers, craft tape, and scissors in the organizer to quickly locate them and swivel the organizer for added accessibility. The best thing about these organizers is that they’re clear, so you can quickly find what you need!

Use Acrylic Pen/Pencil Holders to Organize Craft Pens/Markers

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Acrylic pen/pencil holders like this one and this one are perfect for storing craft markers, pens, pencils, etc. As you can see from the picture above, I use these clear holders to neatly store my craft supplies so that they’re easy to find! I love these acrylic holders because you can stack them on top of one another, side-by-side, or use them individually.

Maximize Your Craft Room Organization Space with Rolling CartsCraft room organization Craft room organization cart

I use rolling carts to maximize my space and easily move my supplies around if I need to. For example, I use this colorful rolling cart by the desk my son uses in the craft room, and it’s loaded with the craft supplies he uses most often like pens, pencils, scissors, glue, craft paper, etc. In addition, I also use this three-tier rolling cart with organization bins sitting inside. These bins have craft items like glue, crayons, tape, scissors, chalk, and buttons! Both of these rolling carts sit on either side of the desk to give my son and I easy access to supplies. Plus, it gives me vertical storage space that I can move around easily!

Organize Your Craft Paper with Clear Letter Boxes

I love using these Clear Letter Boxes to store my craft paper. They look very clean and provide visibility to locate my craft paper easily. Using clear boxes like these keeps the space looking organized and provides ample storage. You can also use clear boxes to display other craft items such as pens, markers, tape, buttons, etc.

Use Decorative Storage Baskets to Store Paint and Other Craft SuppliesCraft Room OrganizationCraft Room Organization

Decorative plastic storage baskets like these are perfect for storing paint and other craft supplies. As you can see from the two pictures above, I placed my baskets on a wire storage rack with levels to maximize my space and provide easy visibility.

Add Some Pops of Color with Colorful Metal Buckets

Since I’m obsessed with colors, I decided to use colorful metal buckets to store pens, pencils, and markers. I love throwing pops of color around my craft room to brighten up the place since I have so many clear and white storage organizers. You can find colored buckets at the Target dollar spot, Dollar Store, Amazon, or Michaels for dirt cheap. In addition, you can use these buckets for other things like holding your scissors, tape, buttons, and other craft supplies.

Utilize Vertical Pegboard Storage with Acrylic Shelving

You can maximize your vertical space with clear acrylic shelves. You can use these shelves to store craft supplies like paint, markers or display cute decorations! I decided to add some clear acrylic shelves like these for my huge peg wall. As you can see from the picture above, I put items like paint, markers, colorful mason jars, and colorful decorations on the shelves. These shelves increase my storage space and give me visibility to easily grab whatever I need. Plus, all the colors give my room massive pops of color!

Use Clear Makeup Bins as Pen/Marker Stations

To make finding pens and markers easier, I love using acrylic jewelry/makeup storage! I like using storage like this to organize my supplies because they make locating them much easier. Plus, you can use the slots designed for makeup brushes to organize pens and markers!

Throw in Some Color By Using Painted Mason Jars for Colorful Craft Room Organization Rainbow Fruit Mason Jar Craft Pen HolderSchool Mason Jars Craft for back-to-school, teacher appreciation, teachers gifts and classroom decor.

DIY Glitter Mason JarsYou can use clear or painted Mason Jars to organize your craft supplies. I decided to use painted Mason Jars to add color to my craft room and give it some character. Learn the best way to create and paint your own mason jars using my fruit mason jar tutorial, school supplies mason jars tutorial or glitter mason jars tutorial.  

Set-Up an Area for Filming Art Filming

If you’re an artist and crafter who likes to post art videos, Instagram Reels or Tiktoks a filming set-up is essential in a craft room. Over the years my filming area has evolved. Currently I use these light boxes (similar lighting option) and ring light for lighting. For my camera set-up I use this phone stand and film directly from my iPhone. I the phone stand set-up on a separate moveable cart so that it doesn’t shake while filming. And for a simple white background for videos I simply use cheap white foam board that I get at the craft store.

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There you have it! Some easy peasy craft room organization ideas that will completely change how you create! 


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