Our craft drawer was always a mess. There wasn’t enough room for all of the supplies and with no specific place to put things, it had become a total catch all. This mess was hardly inspiring creativity.
Meanwhile my pots and pans were being crowded out by the girls’ coloring books and art paper. Every time someone pulled out a coloring book it resulted in the whole tower toppling over. (Part of the problem was that we just had TOO MANY coloring books.)
After re-arranging some miscellaneous kitchen items around I was able to clear out a smaller cabinet specifically for pots and pans. This cupboard is just right for my small collection. :)
Right now the girls’ sections hold workbooks/ pages we are working on this summer. Once school starts this will be a place to keep things they are working on for school. I love that they each have their own section! Makes it so much easier for me to pull out something I’m working on with them.
We’ve had our craft cupboard organized this way for the past few weeks and I can honestly say that it is working so well for us. This has been one of my favorite makeovers for several reasons. The bins are so easy for my girls to pull out and take to the table. They have been making all sorts of cards and pictures and creations because they can easily see all of their supplies. Plus it’s a cinch to clean up! They know where everything goes and it’s so easy for them to toss their supplies in the correct bin and put the bins back where they go so everything stays looking nice and neat. I also didn’t spend a dime. All of the bins I used were leftover organizers I have had forever. (Honestly I think I bought the pink bins at Target before I had Ellie!) It felt good to use things I already had and to free up space they were taking in Kole’s closet. When you feel like you are running out of storage in your home every ounce of space counts! So yes. I am in love with my newly organized craft cupboard. And so happy to share it with all of you!