Craft Room Organization Inspiration

Your craft room is a place for creativity, but just because it’s a creative space doesn’t mean it needs to be a disaster. We found quite a few handy tips on how to organize your crafting supplies, here are some of our favorites. 

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I have always appreciated a good pegboard. They’re such a flexible storage option since you can add or remove different aspects as your storage needs change. You won’t want to miss the transformation of this room on Just Call Me Homegirl.

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Polka Dot Poplars created this genius storage tower as a way to organize all the little things that seem to drop to the bottom of drawers. She made these fun colored jars just to match her room decor, the details on that little project are also over on her blog.

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If you’re not a fan of the bare pegboard, check out this great alternative over on Southern Hospitality. She also shares a great organization tip for all that ribbon you have laying around.

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I wish I could tell you how hard it was to pick just one photo to share from In My Own Style. This is one of the most beautiful and organized craft rooms I’ve seen yet. I love the idea of this chest of drawers for organizing all those small pieces that don’t seem to have a home of there own. Bonus: the labels on these drawers can easily be changed! You don’t want to miss this one!
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This is a fun way to display small bottles of paint. Today’s Creative Life used an everyday item from the home improvement store to create this cute (and functional) display.

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While this project might be one of the more time consuming projects included in this article, I think it would be well worth the effort. Create & Babble has the perfect storage solution for all you vinyl junkies out there! (Plus an amazing tutorial that anyone could follow.)

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Here is one more solution to the half empty paint bottle issue. This beautiful storage solution was created using repurposed drawers. Sadie Seasongoods has all the details on her blog.

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If you don’t have the luxury of an entire room devoted to crafting, a closet might have to do. The Creativity Exchange utilized smaller shelving units inside the main cabinet along with storage on the backside of doors to make the most out of her space.

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This storage solution is so pretty it doubles as decor, and it only cost $10! Craptastic shares an excellent tutorial on how to make this easy project.

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Fabric is one thing that has the potential to take up so much space, and get unorganized quickly! Bryn Alexandra uses hanging shoe storage to display her fabric in a way that’s both easy to see and out of the way.

 

Do you have any craft room organization tips? We’d love to hear them. Comment below if you have a solution for anything we might’ve missed!

 

Looking for more inspiration? Check out these other great articles:

10 Linen Closet Organization Ideas

How to Plan Your Creative Projects

Inspirational Books to Read in 2018

How to Make a Fleece Lounging Gown

DIY Wooden Angel Wings

 

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10 Linen Closet Organization Ideas

The linen closet is the bane of every neat freak’s existence. Somehow, this one small closet attracts clutter much faster than other areas of the home. As we enter a new (hopefully less cluttered) year, we found a few ideas to inspire our own linen closet organization.

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This linen closet is every perfectionists dream! Julie Blanner painted the inside of her linen closet (a place that usually is neglected) a light color to create a brighter space, making it easier to find things. If this was my linen closet, I think I’d leave the door open all the time!

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No linen closet, no problem! Ella Claire added these practical yet beautiful shelves to her bathroom to create the storage space her home was lacking.

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Seeking Lavender Lane shares a great step-by-step guide for those that aren’t quite sure where to begin in their organizational efforts.  Make sure you head over to her blog to see the before photo of this closet, it’s very relatable and will give you hope for your own closet.

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While many people choose smaller baskets for their closet, Little Glass Jar uses larger metal bins. This creates such a clean feel to her closet while keeping all those smaller items in their place.

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For some reason, most homes have wire shelving in their linen closets. If this aspect of your closet bothers you, head over to Lemons, Lavender, & Laundry to see her solution!

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The large baskets Clean Mama uses create such a uniform feel. The best part about this closet organization though is the guest basket. No more digging around for clean (and relatively unwrinkled) sheets and towels once the guests arrive!

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If you’ve organized and decluttered yet you still need more space, check out this great idea from The Creativity Exchange. She uses a shoe shelf to create extra shelving in her linen closet. Head over to her blog for all the details!

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This closet was bursting at the seams before Honey We’re Home tackled it. She was able to get rid of things that were creating excess bulk in her closet while still keeping all the extra decor items she loved. I’m always surprised at how many things I have in my linen closet that I truly don’t need anymore.

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Adding storage to the door seems to be a no-brainer. IHeart Organizing used these baskets on the back of the door in addition to some new bins to add more organized storage to her closet. She admits that after finishing this project, she left the closet door open all weekend. We don’t blame her one bit!

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The Sunny Side Up shares lots of great organizing advice on her blog, but my favorite was the reminder that sometimes you just need to refold all those blankets (and maybe get rid of a few) to feel more organized.

 

After so much research, I think I’m more than ready to attack my cluttered linen closet. I can’t think of a better way to start off the new year. Here’s to a more organized 2018!

 

Looking for more inspiration for the new year? Here are a few ideas you might like:

10 Dining Room Transformations

Warm & Fluffy Ragged Baby Quilt

Easy DIY Wooden Serving Tray

Budget Curtains for Any Room

Beautiful Bathroom Tile Roundup

 

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How to Make Your Own Cleaning Supplies

Here’s how to make your own cleaning supplies and save money in your household budget. Using a few simple ingredients you can clean just about anything in your house!

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How to Make Your Own Cleaning Supplies

Have you ever tried to make your own cleaning supplies? We have found that we are very allergic to commercial cleaners. They make our noses stuffy, we sneeze, our eyes water and we even get rashes at times from coming in contact with them. It’s shocking how these everyday chemicals can affect our health without us even realizing it. We have never been healthier since we did away with all the chemical cleaners in our home. Here are my top three favorite homemade cleaning recipes.

First of all, my cleaning kit has a pair of rubber gloves, several spray bottles, a microfiber dusting cloth, microfiber towels, and some essential oils in it. I keep all these items in a handy plastic tote to carry from room to room as I am cleaning. Here are a few other great ideas for cleaning just about anything with simple ingredients!How to Make Your Own Cleaning Supplies with Natural Ingredients |Designers Sweet Spot|www.designerssweetspot.com

1. All Purpose Cleaner

1/2 tsp. Baking Soda

2 tsp. Borax

1 tsp. Dish soap such as Dawn Dishwashing Liquid

Lemon or Orange Essential Oil

2 cups hot water

Mix all ingredients in a large bucket. Use with a sponge, microfiber towel or mop. This mild solution is great for washing floors, walls and general cleaning. If you prefer a scented batch, add a few drops of lemon or orange essential oil to the batch. You can purchase Borax in the laundry isle at the grocery store or through my affiliate link here.

2. Heavy Duty Floor Cleaner Solution

2 tsp. Baking Soda

1 tsp. Unscented HE Laundry Detergent

2 tsp. powdered Oxy-Clean Brand Stain Remover

4 cups hot water

Non-Abraisive Cleaning Scouring Pads

Mix all ingredients in a large bucket, the hotter the water the better the cleaning power is with this recipe. For really stubborn dirt, apply to soiled area with a cloth or sponge and let sit for 5 minutes. Finally, use a non-abrasive Scotch Brite scouring pad for scrubbing the dirt away, or even a putty knife to scrape up unwanted material. Repeat as needed to clean the surface entirely.

In our home with 4 boys, we often have cleaning problems that are larger than the average family. I am pleased to say that this recipe is my go to fix for BIG BOY DIRT PROBLEMS. Made with extra heavy duty stuff to clean the heavy duty crud. This also works great on dirty kitchen cabinets and greasy range hoods.

3.General Spray Cleaner

1 quart rubbing alcohol

1 cup ammonia or lemon scented ammonia

1 tsp. dish washing liquid

3 cups water

I keep a bottle of this spray solution in each bathroom for quick touch ups. In addition, it also works great for tasks in the kitchen such as greasy stoves and counter tops (do not use on stone or granite), hand rails, tile and painted woodwork. 

Finally, it’s time for Spring Cleaning! Here are some other relevant cleaning posts:

DIY Cleaning Products: The Steam Cleaner

Cleaning Products: Easy Drain Cleaner

Kitchen Pantry Organization

DIY Vacuum Beads

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DIY Cleaning Products: Drain Cleaner

 

It’s been about four years since I started blogging. My most popular post is my DIY Drain Cleaner recipe. I really had no idea it would be a popular post, I wasn’t even sure anyone would be interested. Thousands of views have proved me wrong!

I learned this home remedy from a late night TV show, about a million years ago. I have been meaning to make a new video for a while and it seemed like a natural thing to do, so here it is.

If you have a clogged drain, give it a try, you won’t be disappointed! I use this combination for regular drain maintenance about once a month. I do not purchase any chemical cleaners in our home, this recipe works great and is cheap and clean for the environment.

For bathroom sinks, I use the smaller amount, for larger drains like the shower and bath tub I usually double the amount given. My kids love to help with cleaning the drains, we call it “drain cleaning science”. I found out that the Cream of Tartar is a form of tartaric acid and is a bi-product of winemaking. Potassium bitartrate is derived from the crystals formed on the inside of the wooden wine barrels as the wine ages. These crystals are then refined into Cream of Tartar.

Who knew?

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I would love to hear how you like this recipe, here are some testimonials or leave me a comment!

“I know this works….I had very sluggish tub drains (very annoying), used this~~~worked great!!! We have a septic tank so I was ever so happy to find this safe way of unclogging!!!!”

“Great tips here! I like reading about natural cleaners! Thank you for sharing!”

“Your “recipe” for drain opener works great… after trying a number of things, I found this and mixed it up…. the first dose applied and I could see a difference. Through that week I used the rest of that first mix…WOW~~~ what difference… We have septic tank and I worry that the chemical store brands would harm it, so imagine how happy I am…will be using this every couple of weeks….. Thank-you for posting this”

DIY Drain Cleaner

 

It’s been about four years since I started blogging. My most popular post is my DIY Drain Cleaner recipe. I really had no idea it would be a popular post, I wasn’t even sure anyone would be interested. Thousands of views have proved me wrong!

I learned this home remedy from a late night TV show, about a million years ago. I have been meaning to make a new video for a while and it seemed like a natural thing to do, so here it is.

If you have a clogged drain, give it a try, you won’t be disappointed! I use this combination for regular drain maintenance about once a month. I do not purchase any chemical cleaners in our home, this recipe works great and is cheap and clean for the environment.

For bathroom sinks, I use the smaller amount, for larger drains like the shower and bath tub I usually double the amount given. My kids love to help with cleaning the drains, we call it “drain cleaning science”. I found out that the Cream of Tartar is a form of tartaric acid and is a bi-product of winemaking. Potassium bitartrate is formed from the crystals formed on the inside of the wooden wine barrels as the wine ages which is then refined into Cream of Tartar.

Who knew?

Here are my Amazon Affiliate Links so you can buy your supplies and get started!

 

I would love to hear how you like this recipe, here are some testimonials or leave me a comment!

“I know this works….I had very sluggish tub drains (very annoying), used this~~~worked great!!! We have a septic tank so I was ever so happy to find this safe way of unclogging!!!!”

“Great tips here! I like reading about natural cleaners! Thank you for sharing!”

“Your “recipe” for drain opener works great… after trying a number of things, I found this and mixed it up…. the first dose applied and I could see a difference. Through that week I used the rest of that first mix…WOW~~~ what difference… We have septic tank and I worry that the chemical store brands would harm it, so imagine how happy I am…will be using this every couple of weeks….. Thank-you for posting this”