5 Creative Ways to Store Art Supplies

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Do you shudder when your kid wants to use a packet of glitter for his or her craft project? Or are you wondering where to stash away those little beads and sequins? Then check out these five great ideas here on how to get those art supplies all organized! 

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1. Old Jars to Store Twine

Old Jars to Store Twine

Put your old jars to use by putting your twine in them. Drill a small hole on the lid and pull the twine out when needed. The jars keeps the twine secure and prevent it from getting all tangled up! 

2. Pill Boxes to Store Small Supplies

Pill Boxes to Store Small Supplies

Repurpose a pillbox for an eye-catching storage system. The tiny containers hold dozens of small beads, buttons, and sequins, and are easily embellished with a label for a preview of what's inside.

3. Mini Salt Shakers as Glitter Dispensers

Mini Salt Shakers as Glitter Dispensers

Keep glitter from falling everywhere by storing it in mini salt and pepper shakers. The holes are the perfect size, and rather than globs of glitter you'll get nice sprinkles. This solution also leaves you with less mess to clean up.

4. Baby Wipe Boxes to Store Crayons

Baby Wipe Boxes to Store Crayons

Keep crayons in the same place by putting them in a baby wipes container. It's easy to find them when you're in the middle of an art project and you can feel good about recycling an old baby wipe box.

5. Muffin Trays to Store Supplies

Muffin Trays to Store Supplies

Muffin trays are inexpensive enough that you can purchase a variety to organize your embellishments by type, size, or colour, all without breaking the bank. Simply stash the trays in a drawer and pull them out when you're ready to use the embellishments.

 

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