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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Crafters in the Closet


So many of us have way more supplies than room to store them. Creative storage solutions are a multimillion dollar business. There are specialty stores, aisles at your local stores and magazines devoted to helping us get all that excess into neat and tidy bins.

My latest wish list includes this bin for $33. A real bargain when you see what it holds! There is even a place for your sketch books! If you are like most artists you can't stop at one medium, one style, or one sketch pad...so this is a great way to keep you organized.

Pencils, watercolors, acrylics, even oils all have a place and dividers to keep you straight. If you are tighter budgeted than medicare you may have to pass on this gem, but don't let that stop you.

I live in a small apartment with a dog, cat, toddler son, baby girl, and a husband. Needless to say there is little Mom space to be found. I found a simple enough place. The closet. It is packed full with a folding easel complete with carry case, plastic totes for each medium, and charming little handmade tags.

It is not as fancy as this box, but it serves it's purpose. Browse your local stores and find what works for you. If you are still drooling over the super satchel model pictured, then click here and add it to your craft closet.

I hope you have more space than I have, and inspiration to spare. Enjoy!

4 comments:

Paper Moon Delights said...

I love it, I can never find a big enough container for all my stuff! Thanks for sharing with us! I am on the lookout for one of these!!

Marlene said...

Wow, great post. We all need to store our "stuff" somewhere and that bin is terrific. After I get my space cleaned up I will be looking for one of those.

Pam of Always Artistic said...

WOW That is cool!

Joann said...

Wow that's a great thing to have.