Hello all, today I’m talking about organizing a craft closet.
Today is our first DIY Challenge of the new year, hosted by Terrie from Decorate and More with Tip. Today’s all about organizing.
If you are coming from Blue Sky at Home welcome and I hope you enjoyed Carol’s post.
A craft room being organized is important for a blogger. So today, I’m sharing organizing my craft closet.
I took this picture before I began organizing.
First, I purchased storage containers in two depths from Walmart.
Next, I emptied the closet and sorted items. Items I no longer use will be tossed or taken to Goodwill.
In the end, I find this works best when organizing a craft room, kitchen cabinets, closets and pantries.
Let’s Begin Organizing a Craft Closet by Filling the Bins
For instance, clear bins work best for storage because I can immediately see what’s inside. This is especially helpful when crafting.
Meanwhile, I had bought garlands to decorate for different seasons, and they have been placed in bins and on a shelf.
Also flowers I had bought for different seasons are in there own bins. Besides having the flowers separate for seasons makes decorating easy for any season. Also, a lazy Suzan I use for crafting round items found a spot.
Afterward, I sorted mosses, specifically, green moss and various Spanish mosses. As a result of having extra bins on the smaller side they are perfect to keep the mosses neat and accessible.
Additionally, wreath and Styrofoam I have are also in bins.
Dried rosebuds, rose pieces and dried chamomile I have are in Mason jars.
Lastly, boards I use for painting are between the shelves and easy to grab for projects.
Please be sure to visit Jodi at The House House and see her organized pantry.
Next, stay tuned because spring crafts will slowly begin hitting your inboxes.
Decorate and More with Tip | Patina and Paint
Bluesky at Home | Cloches and Lavender
The House House | Purple Hues and Me
B4 & Afters
24 thoughts on “Organizing A Craft Closet Easily”
I went through my craft supplies when we moved a year and a half ago, then again last January and I need to do it once again! I will say that I purchased open topped bins last year, but think that the bins with lids may be a much better option. Thanks for the inspiration!
I tried opened baskets and bins and it never worked fir me.
This has been working great fir me, finally
Clear plastic bins are perfect for storing craft supplies. I bet you feel great after organizing your craft closet. I love a neat space.
I feel fantastic this challenge made it get done and done right.
Looks great, Cindy. I need to organize all my crafts supplies too. Thanks for the ideas!
Thanks Jodi. I’m so glad this was our challenge because it made me get it done
I use those clear totes all the time. They are easy to see what I stored into them. Your closet looks so nice an neat. The before picture I can relate to it, 🙂 Mine looks like that most of the time after a project. ha!
Mine looked like that everyday. I couldn’t take it anymore and this challenge forced me to do it right once and for all.
Well because I have so many different kinds of crafts that I do– I would need maybe 12 of those closets!!! My craft area in the basement needs so much help. I make little bits of progress, but I really just hardly know where to put what– and I like being organized. I will try to use some of your tips!
Your organization of crafty things is wonderful Cindy. Since we are all stay at home I know it must feel good to get things organized and know where all your pieces are. Love this. Happy Wednesday. xoxo
It has needed to be done but laziness gets me with organizing at times. This forced me to do it and it has been great!
Hugs to you and too Buddy from Peanut and Reeses
Organizing my craft supplies is almost finished. It feels so good to know right where to look for things.
Love your ideas on organizing tote containers, Cindy! Your craft closet looks awesome! You might have noticed the picture of my tote containers in my post. I could use lots of help! I’ve always tried to put like items together, but my messiness gets the best of me!
This us finally the organization that’s working. I’m also trying to finish a project and then begin another.
Not sure how that will work, 😉
Cindy, I am going to show this to my daughter. She loves to paint, and her supplies are a disorganized mess! Hopefully, this will inspire her. Thanks for sharing! Enjoy your day, sweet friend!
Thanks so much! We are updating my office/craft space and can’t wait to share
Oh, I am jealous of your craft space, especially in its “after” state. I have a few places where I keep my supplies, but a large closet sounds dreamy! Take care!!
We are in the process of updating my office/craft space. Can’t wait to share
Love this transformation, Cindy, this looks so good! I love how you organized and categorized everything. I definitely need to do this with my space in the garage. It’s bananas! Hugs, CoCo
That is exactly what I have been doing for a solid two weeks. Sorting through craft stuff and materials-some of which are 30 years old. Yours looks great. I could probably sort even more but at least it is organized until I figure out what I really want to do for crafting. I did give away my paper crafting supplies. I had a ton of them and my daughter was thrilled to get them. xo Diana
Kudos to you Cindy. Such a good feeling to be all organized. I did this not too long ago with my Christmas decor.
Hello sweet friend! I am catching up with you this cold morning. You have encouraged me to tackle the cleaning out of my craft closet. Happy Valentine Day!