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Cricut machines are, in popular opinion, the best tool any crafter can own. Efficient, cutting-edge, and time-saving – that’s what describes Cricut machines. But there’s one tiny thing we often forget when in awe of these machines, and that is storage issues.
Crafters have a hoard of supplies and not many Cricut storage ideas to help them out. So we came stacked and ready for your rescue. Check out these Cricut supplies storage solutions that are exactly what you’ve been looking for!
21 Brilliant Cricut Supplies Storage Ideas
1. Bin With Labels
The most basic yet most used form of storage when it comes to craft supplies bins. Big bins are a favorite among crafters because of one primary reason: space.
Don’t forget to label your bins when storing Cricut supplies, as it adds the final layer of efficiency and saves time when you’re searching for particular items.
2. Tilt Paper Storage
This holder has proven yet again to be one of the most valuable tools one can invest in. This tilt open-show storage cabinet can easily hold all your patterned cards and used paper in separate sections. It is very easy to organize idea that proves beneficial for most crafters.
3. Vinyl Basket Within Reach
Vinyl is one of the tools widely used in Cricut machines, so it’s pretty much a known fact that it must be stored adequately and within reach. This idea of using a big basket to keep your vinyl rolls is one of our favorite solutions because the rolls stay in place without losing their quality.
You can take the basket anywhere you’re working, giving you easy access to other materials as well.
4. Invest In Double-Duty Storage Furniture
Double duty storage furniture is one of the first lessons in efficiency 101 taught to crafters. Why only buy a shelf when you can buy a shelf with desk space, drawers, and sections?
In simple terms, having your Cricut supplies stacked on shelves right under your desk, which serves as a workstation, is hitting two birds with one stone kind of a solution!
5. A Wall Thread Rack
Threading through pamphlets or sheets you’ve just cut using Cricut sounds tiring when your threads are all scattered in a drawer. Luckily, this idea of using a wall thread rack is just the right solution.
Arrange your threads in an organized manner using a wall rack which you can make at home by watching some easy tutorials.
6. A Pegboard Wall Is All You Need
There can never be too many Cricut supplies, but there can be too less space. So how do you make the most of what you have without spending too much money? A pegboard wall is an answer. It is all you need as the pegs can hold almost everything you own with ease in a very neat way.
7. Curtain Up Your Shelves
If you’re a lazy organizer like us, then hiding the mess in the back shelves may be the only solution you have. Wrong! What you’ve been missing out on are curtains. Use small curtains to cover up your open shelves and say goodbye to the mess, at least for a while.
8. Keep Your Patterned Paper Organized
Do you have narrow spaces in your room just sitting empty? Put them to use by keeping these wire baskets one over the other and store your patterned paper without a hitch. These baskets will keep them clean and straight and maintain their quality- all in one.
9. Add A Rolling Cart For Glue
How can we miss on including a solution for one of the most essential supplies when it comes to Cricut machines? Yes, we are talking about a glue stand.
Investing in a rolling cart will help you not only sort out your glue essentials but also keep them handy so that whenever you’re working from your bed, you don’t have to move too much.
10. Hang Up Your Cricut Mats
Cricut mats are very vital for crafters and are mostly one of the first things to be bought when thinking of supplies. If you’re thinking of keeping these mats under your other supplies, then hold on, because we have a better solution.
Hang them up on walls using some dollar store hooks. You can not only maintain their quality but keep them away from messy inks, stains, etc.
11. Trashbag Holders For Vinyl Rolls
The sweet red poppy has come up with a genius solution for a problem all crafters face – vinyl rolls. These rolls are a struggle to store, but it indeed gets easier with these Ikea trashbag holders. The holders are designed in a very unique way giving them a creative edge and bonus points in our eyes.
12. Drawer Dividers Are Your Best Friends
Having a million different types of patterned tapes, glue, sequins, and other craft supplies leaves you no choice but to befriend drawer dividers. These actually come in extremely handy when sorting through all your stuff as they ensure you find everything in the place you kept it.
13. DIY Cricut Blade Tool Holder
Cricut machines have special blades which need special care if you want to make the most of them. This DIY Cricut blade tool holder by crafting in the rain is a beautiful and creative solution that keeps your blades sharp and clean. You can customize it to your own preferences easily by following the tutorial.
14. Fabric Bins For Storage
The country chic cottage has developed a sustainable, creative, and safe solution for all your Cricut machine supplies – fabric bins! These fabric bins with a flower design and labeled storage are a great addition to your craft room. You can also add a zip closure to keep your supplies safe from dust.
15. Get Your Room A Rolling Cart Organizer
There are some things on amazon that are always worth investing in, and this rolling cart tops our list when it comes to Cricut supplies.
It has 12 separate container drawers in different shapes to easily store anything and everything. You can even keep Cricut mats on top. The best part is that it’s movable and easy to keep.
16. Hang Your Faux Decor Flowers In Zip Bags
Faux decor flowers, strings, and cutout shapes are generally very tricky to keep on shelves and in boxes as they get tangled with each other and eventually get spoiled.
The solution to this is very simple, just pack them in zip bags and hang them up on your walls. This way, they will stay in one place and still be neatly organized.
17. DIY Pegboard Frame
Not everyone has enough space to invest in a full-blown pegboard wall, but that doesn’t mean you cannot have pegboard storage at all. Jennifer maker solves this problem by coming up with a DIY pegboard frame that can hold your scissors, cutter, and other Cricut tools quite efficiently.
18. Narrow Shelves To Store Vinyl
The bigger space you give to vinyl rolls, the more they expand, which leads to a mess of vinyl and no space for other things. This idea of creating a cabinet with narrow shelves works brilliantly for the storage of vinyl rolls. You can easily store up to 36 vinyl rolls in one section.
19. Make Page Ends For Scraps
It’s nothing new to see a crafter hoard paper, but it is very difficult seeing them struggle to find teal patterned paper in a sea of colors. To avoid situations like these, you must use page ends. These page ends give you the right paper at the right time without having to search for it a hundred times.
20. Hanging Folders For No Mess Storage
Since paper is very essential in Cricut machines, it is natural for us to have a few creative ideas for storing it correctly. These hanging folders are one of the best solutions for storing paper without making a mess. They literally hang off the side rods and can be taken out easily. It keeps the drawer neat and clean.
21. Custom Glue Gun Stand
Ending our list of brilliant supply storage ideas is this custom glue gun stand-by club chica circle. If you’re tired of having gum stuck on your workstation desk, clothes, and other things, this glue gun stand is the need of the hour for you.
So if you have invested in a Cricut machine, it is time to plan out the right storage ideas for your supplies. This list has some good products, including DIYs, which will not be too heavy on the pocket yet usable at the same time.