Toast Rack Craft Room Storage

2 Materials
$5
5 Minutes
Easy

Nobody likes picking up piles of stuff to get to pencil set at the very bottom of the craft room shelf. So why not store supplies upright?

Ugh, I'm sure you recognise the scenario that I reconstructed here on my dining room table, a growing tower of art supply sets lurking in your craft cupboard, just waiting to be knocked over when you take out the glue gun.

Well here is the very simple answer: a manky toast rack or two from a thrift store. I was going to show you how to cut away some of the fins to fit thicker objects but this one did me a favour and broke anyway. Perfect for my prized 72-piece set of watercolour pencils!

I could have used it as is but since we like to prettify things I decided to give it and its mate a coat of spray paint. Of course I had to scrub it with soap and water first. The mate was a bit more sturdy but if I were to use it for thicker items I would have to cut off some of the fins.

Oh yes, you may need to wrap an elastic or two around items that don't close properly.

But there you go, easy storage that I'm convinced takes up less space and is less aggravating than simply piling things of top of each other.


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  • GeorgiaBulldogsFan GeorgiaBulldogsFan on Feb 09, 2021

    Thea, I do declare that we must be related. We absolutely have similar items in our homes. Lol. I just retrieved my toast holder from a donation box here at home. I will certainly find a job for it in my sewing/craft room now that I have seen your post. Another great share!

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