I had almost a whole week off late July and I wanted to re-do my craft room and make it easier to craft. While progress was made, I was distracted by craft about halfway through. So, no Craft Cave update for you. But perhaps we can talk about storage, hm?
I like these because I can open only one compartment at once, so if I knock it off the table with my arm mid-craft, there wouldn’t be too much to pick up. Or re-sort.
Oh, the sorting it took to transfer all my tiny beads into these containers. It was somewhat meditative. I’m glad it’s done though.
I’m also trying to recycle containers that we buy with everyday things, like the (washed out) yogurt and cottage cheese containers. Family Makes are also using these containers in the kitchen for leftovers and for school lunches.
This is the XL container which I use to store my tools. This way I can put them into the same drawer as my other jewelry stuff and move on to the next craft with a clear tabletop! This container also enables me to take my tools and craft in the wild. Not something I would do on a regular basis, but it’s fun to craft in public sometimes. Non-crafty people look at you like a magician, producing jewelry out of thin air!
My main issue with these storage solutions is that I have to look at each container to try and find the piece I want to use. I’m not sure how I can store all my little bits in an easily searchable way.
How do you organize and store your supplies?
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