23 Sizable DIY Storage Ideas

Get organized with these craft storage ideas.

By: Emma Fiander, Editor,
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You don't always notice the mess at first. You put a stack of mail down on the counter once, and then suddenly that becomes the mail corner. Or maybe you were in a rush one day and you just pushed all of your tiny office supplies into a drawer, and before you knew it, what may have started as a last-minute craft "organization" idea has turned into a junk drawer. It's happened to the best of us. The mess starts to pile on until, all of a sudden, you can't ignore it anymore. By the time it gets to that point, though, it often feels more than a little overwhelming. You want to get organized, but you don't know where to start. Don't worry, because we've got your back with these 23 DIY Sizable Storage Solution Ideas. 

Whether you're a person who likes to start small and work your way up or someone who prefers to tackle the bigger projects first and worry about the details later, you can choose your own path. Each section is grouped together based on size, from tiny matchbox paperclip holders to desk organizers the size of a cereal box. If you're the kind of person who likes to start in the middle, you'll find plenty of options there as well. Getting organized won't seem quite so scary after you cut it down to size.

Petite Organizing Projects

Darling Decoupaged Pill Bottle Craft Idea

They say good things come in small packages, and that is certainly the case here. Between your general office supplies and all your crafting materials, you have a lot of little odds and ends that need tidying up. These tiny boxes and bottles hold everything from paperclips to sequins to earrings — the possibilities are endless! 

Craft Organizers for Medium-Sized Messes

Vintage Comic Book DIY Pencil Holder

These baskets and boxes are perfect for storing your medium-sized messes. From cute DIY pencil-holder ideas to simple boxes that take minutes to make, this section is for all your organizational needs bigger than a pencil but smaller than a book. When you start in the middle and work your way out, you'll no longer be overwhelmed by the organization process.

Bigger and Better Craft Storage Boxes

Upcycled Floral Organizational Boxes

If it's time for you to prioritize the bigger messes, you've come to the right place. Unleash your creativity with a tray decorated with adult coloring pages or show off  your love of reading with book-related organizers. Once you have the bigger messes out of the way, the clutter will be way more manageable. 

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