Craft Room with Unique Storage Ideas

6:00 AM

My tiny craft room got a little make-over,
a little paint and unique storage for crafts...

craft room organization

The desk where I blog is really 2 old doors placed "L" shaped on top of IKEA tables. As of today, they are painted white.

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The wall cubbies I created out of small crates I found at the thrift store also got a coat of white. 
I used Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Old White.

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Chalk paint went right over these old varnished doors
with no problem. I laid glass over the panels in the doors to give
the desk a smooth work surface. I then filled the inner panel space with vintage postcards and fun printables.

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Along the sides of the desks I attached a yard sticks both to cover up the IKEA desk and also to use when measuring packages for my Etsy shop.

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There is plenty of room on this big desk for files and craft supplies.
the great spinning rack came from Harbor Freight Hardware.

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I'm using a sectioned crate turned on it's side to store large hole punches and rubber stamps.

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I'm hiding the printer under the desk... 
the found cabinet stores paper and ink.

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Here are some inexpensive and unique ways to
create storage in your room..

1. A mug holder makes a great scissor rack.  2. Baskets on a shelf crate storage for fabrics.  3. Tiered trays built from thrift store bowls hold smaller items.  4. A vintage glass rack holds decorative scissors.  5. A pot lid rack from IKEA organizes cards.  6. A recycled bulletin board covered in drop cloth makes a whole new pin board in the craft room.

The one window in the room is covered with a DIY valance, 
side panels on clips that don't move 
and an accordion shutter for privacy.

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On the other corner of my desk is the big computer and 
old spice racks for paint and twine storage.

This curtain a la Funky Junk Interiors works
great because there is no door on my closet.

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On the opposite wall is my pegboard storage, bin organizer,

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Don't forget that white $5.00 craft hutch!

And last but not least, on the back of the door 
I'm hiding more supplies...

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It is a teeny tiny room but it is chock full of fun!

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  1. What a great craft room, Susan! I, too, love to repurpose things, and I see a couple of ideas I just may need to "borrow". This makes me want to start crafting right now!

  2. So many inspiring ideas here Susan! I want to come over to create with you :)

  3. Simply beautiful! I love it all!


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