Messiness often comes with the territory of being a crafter. Now sure there are some crafters who clean up after every project they create, and dutifully clean their craft room weekly. If this does not sound like you no worries, you and others like you are in the majority of those that are a bit messy when they are in their crafty element. If your craft materials are all over the place, and your craft room looks like a tornado just went through it we are here to help. Make 2013 the year you get organized. We here at Plaid have many crafty ways to organize your craft supplies. Take a look at this roundup of wonderful organization and craft ideas. We hope they inspire you to clean up that clutter, and organize your crafts.
Gather and Group similar items: Go around your house and gather all your fabrics, paintbrushes, paint bottles, embellishments, etc… This is the first step in getting organized. Once you are able to see all you have, then you can group these items together to determine what type of storage box can hold them.
Visit your local container/supply stores: Take sometime to explore these types of stores in your local area. Also don’t forget to check Target and Walmart, as they also carry great supply boxes. You can stores craft items in boxes, towers, tackle boxes, and totes
Label Everything: It might serve you well to invest in an electric labeler, if you don’t have one already. Use this to label your boxes, containers, or notebooks. This will allow you to find things a lot easier.
Upcycle Some Old Furniture: Take an old piece of furniture, or a great flea market find, and use it to create a stylish storage space. This extra storage space can come in handy when you are looking for additional space to store your craft supplies.
Pick A Place: Choose a place/room in your home to serve as your craft area. If you don’t have enough room, try converting your computer station or a mini vanity, into your craft center.
Below are some videos we found on YouTube that show some great ways to organize your crafts. Enjoy!