16 Super Storage Hacks for Your Craft Room

It’s often in the interests of productivity to have an organised and inspiring crafting space! We’ve selected 16 of the best storage hacks around the web to implement within your space, whether it be a desk, an office, or a studio! 


How to Make Storage Baskets on the Hobbycraft blog »

Fabric storage baskets make a far more attractive and sustainable container for crafting materials than their plastic counterparts. They can be made in any size and in any material, so they are totally customisable to their use. Read the blog post above to find out how to make your own using a selection of fat quarters available at Hobbycraft! Not just for craft supplies, these bags can also be created using oilcloth in order to house plants like the below example by Debbie von Grabler-Crozier!



How to Make a Giant Peg Board on Ginger Snap Crafts »

Giant peg boards are now a mainstay in creating a cool, clam, and collected environment in which to work. The great thing about peg boards is how customisable they are! Add pots, pegs, and shelving in order to create a totally personalised inspiration board for your work space. Read the blog post linked above to find out how Ginger Snap Crafts created their own. Use dowel to create washi tape rails – because why wouldn’t you want to display your gorgeous collection? 


Really Useful Clear Box 35 Litres – available online and in store at Hobbycraft »

These boxes really are useful, are stackable, and come in all different sizes. Perfect for storing bits and bobs for easy transportation. 


Stationary Storage Jars and other ideas on Style Blueprint »

Jars make the perfect display case for colourful crafting items such as pens, crayons, washi tapes, and paints! We have a huge range of jars and bottles online and in store at Hobbycraft. Take a look at the above linked post by Style Blueprint for even more inspiration on how to style your crafting room.


How to Make a Pyrography Box on the Hobbycraft blog »

Our range of wooden boxes at Hobbycraft are waiting to be decorated using the technique of pyrography! Add a simple label, or complete a collection that you can place around your workspace for different crafting materials.


Reversible Fabric Storage Bins on A Beautiful Mess »

Make your fabric storage bins supersize and keep your floors clear of large crafting items such as yarns and fabrics. Follow the tutorial above by A Beautiful Mess to find out how she made these reversible ones. The best thing about these is that when they are surplus, you can fold them up and tuck them away!


How to Make a Simple Rustic Folding Magazine Rack by Manmade DIY »

This beautiful DIY magazine holder fits perfectly within a modern workspace, and will hold important papers to one side in a safe place. The minimal design and gorgeous grey felt works together to create a really well thought out and seamless design, although any fabric could be used to truly sit seamlessly within your personalised space. Follow the guest post linked above from Manmade DIY to see how to make your own.

Curver Pink Infinity Dots Box 17 Litres – available online and in store at Hobbycraft »

These new storage boxes are available online and in store at Hobbycraft, and feature a modern shape and come in pink, white, and grey. Inspired by Scandinavian design, Curver boxes provide a chic design that will give your decor a clean and fresh look. It’ll handily store your hobby items, books, toys and more in a compact way that brightens up any room. The box is easy to stack if you use multiples and you’ll be able to clean them easily thanks to their plastic design.


How to Make a Ribbon Noticeboard on the Hobbycraft blog »

These ribbon noticeboards are really easy to make, and are super handy to slide important cards, invites, and notes and will insure that you’ll never lose anything important again! Read the above linked blog post to find out how to create one!


How to Make a Yarn Storage System by Repeat Crafter Me »

Craft supplies are often pretty beautiful to look at – so it makes perfect sense to install their storage as a display. This example above shows how yarn can be stored within irregularly shaped shelving – but equally you could store fabrics in this way, as well as clay works on shelves, and paper works being hung from a washing line made out of twine and mini pegs. Read the above post to hear how Repeat Crafter Me found her perfect shelves.


Artists Loft Craft Creative Centre Art Desk – available online and in store at Hobbycraft »

Let your creativity flow with this Artist’s Loft Craft Creative Centre Table, perfect for artists of all skill levels who want to enjoy their very own art studio at home. It’s ideal for a huge variety of arts and crafts projects, sketching, drafting and much more. Its large work surface features one-hand tilt so you can easily adjust your work up to a 45-degree angle, and there’s an additional flat surface that expands your space so that you can keep tools, notes and more close at hand. 


How to Make a Tropical Brush Roll on the Hobbycraft blog »

Keep your brushes in a safe place by creating a handy brush roll. Use any fat quarters from the range available at Hobbycraft. Read the above tutorial from the Hobbycraft blog to find out step-by-step how to make your own.


Tape Measure Table Edge from Genius Sewing Room Hacks by Melly Sews »

Here’s a truly genius sewing room hack that makes you wonder why you didn’t think of this sooner..! Take a tape measure and glue it to the end of your desk to save time and hands! Read the above linked blog post by Melly Sews to find even more sewing room hacks to try out.


Mint Green Three Tier Storage Trolley – available online and in store at Hobbycraft »

The Mint Green Three Tier Storage Trolley will be a chic and practical addition to your home or office. With three storage trays to use, you can organise your craft essentials, beauty products and accessories with easy accessibility and a stylish design.


How to Make a DIY Ribbon Holder by The Cottage Mama »

Create these ribbon holders to keep all of your reels in one place! It’s super easy to up-cycle a kitchen roll holder – hop on over to The Cottage Mama to see how she made this adorable shabby-chic ones.

Wooden Crate – available online and in store at Hobbycraft »

Use this Wooden Crate as the perfect functional decoration for your home! Hang your crate on the wall to create chic, rustic shelving for decorative wall designs, use them as stylish storage solutions on show or get practical with these cool crates. The crate has a natural wood finish, bringing earthy décor into your home. They’ll match almost any wall paint colour, so you can be sure these will look great whatever design you go for!


We’re always keen to see your crafts and your craft spaces, and if you share your makes with us on Instagram using #Hobbycraft, you will be in with the chance of winning a £100 voucher each month! T&C’s apply.

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