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  4. I kept my craft supplies in one room, I made the room looks like a home office with desk, computers, printers and other supplies. It’s perfect!

    The suitcase idea is awesome. I will get one to keep my extra supplies because they are huge to keep organized always. 🙁

    Thank you Brenda, for nice share. 🙂

  5. Love the use of vintage suitcase… decorative and purposeful… win win !

  6. All my cross stitch supplies and current projects fit in a soft side tackle bag (21 x 12). It has a ton of pockets. I got as a present from Cabelas –it even came with plastic boxes and dividers, perfect for my threads. It is very portable and travels everywhere with me, as well as used at home.

  7. Love your idea! I’ve started working cross stitch again. Enjoyed it when I was younger but didn’t have the time. I keep my few supplies in a tote bag but as
    I acquire more will definitely keep this in mind. Thanks.

    1. I haven’t worked cross stitch in a long time. I used to enjoy it as well.

  8. Love the idea! I do have a designated room for my crafts/sewing stuff now that our three kids are older. I also need to go through my current space and evaluate what still interests me and what I’ll make time for.

  9. I’m so lucky to have a 2nd bedroom which I use as a guest room/craft & art space. My wall of shelves helps me keep it organized. This year I plan to downsize many of my supplies since I no longer scrapbook.

  10. Such a neat idea and I see vintage suitcases quite often when I am out shopping/browsing the local thrift stores and antique stores.

    1. I don’t want containers (suitcase) just setting around. I like to put them to use.

  11. What a wonderful idea! The only crafts I work on (and not often enough) are scrapbooking, card making, art journaling, and Zentangle. I have all my supplies in stacking craft drawers in the spare bedroom.

  12. I am not one to do crafts every day, but sometimes they’re the answer for a situation. It is great to take out a box–one for sewing notions, one for paper/painting, one for decorations (especially for Christmas), and have everything needed right there. And it keeps me from going crazy accumulating stuff I won’t get around to doing.

    1. I don’t even do them often anymore. I’ve purged and purged my supplies and completely done away with fabric.

  13. The vintage suitcase is a great idea! I store my supplies in a collection of vintage picnic baskets that I stack in a corner. I love things that are both decorative and provide useful storage.

    1. Oh my, I have two vintage picnic baskets, but I have linens in them. I’m going to remember your tip!

  14. What a great way to hold your stuff! It’s pretty closed or open. I don’t have an extra room either, so I found an old office/ computer armoire and it holds all my craft supplies and my sewing machine. Perfect…

    1. A computer armoire sounds perfect! They’re typically tall and therefore great vertical use of space.

  15. That really works out great, Brenda. You do an amazing job of utilizing your space. I hope you have a really great week-xo Diana

    1. I have to find that the challenge of finding more storage space is kind of fun actually.

  16. I found a New large square cosmetic bag that expands, has a zipper and lift out drawers at a thrift store. I couldn’t believe my luck. I have organized it with beads and cord for small macrame projects. Great for traveling. I love it. I also use vintage suitcases for craft storage. So handy and cute, too.

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