Hints for organizing up Your Crafting Room

Is your arts and crafts area looking a touch chaotic? I understand how messy things can get when creating handmade items. Listed below are a few helpful ideas to keep that work area tidy—without limiting your creativity.

1. Separate your work area. If you do not already have special room for your handicrafts, you might want to try partitioning off part of a room. This will separate your artwork from your daily activates. Tell your roommates/spouse/children that this space is off-limits.

2. Consider storage. Try to keep a place for everything, and keep everything in its place. If you can’t locate your supplies, making crafts can be much more difficult! Don’t be afraid to organize with shoe boxes or other containers. And remember to put your supplies back in their place when you’re done using them.

3. Remember good lighting. Art is much easier when you can see what you’re doing! Don’t forget the importance of natural sunlight, as colors can look different depending on what kind of lighting you use.

4. Work table. Purchase in an old table that you wouldn’t feel bad about covering with glue or supplies. After all, you can’t be expected to do your best work when you are worrying about getting your table dirty!

I hope these tips helped. And remember, keep crafting!

-Sara

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