Craft Corner MakeoverRelax! CLUTTER, CURED!
SET UP A CRAFT CENTER
The secret to crafting without chaos? Having a designated depot for all your projects. This budgetfriendly dining table has more than enough room for your artistic needs.
OUR PICK: LINNOM/ADILS Table, $25, ikea.com
1. FREE UP TABLE SPACE
Whether you’re knitting, scrapbooking or wrapping gifts, a clear work surface ensures picture-perfect results. A grid rack gets your crafting must-haves off the table yet still in reach.
OUR PICK: Wall Street Large Wall Kit, $67, walmart.com
2. CORRAL ODDS & ENDS
Not again! You reach for one pom-pom only to have the bag topple onto the carpet. A better way: Contain small supplies in plastic cups.
Each 16 oz. cup keeps tiny accessories at the ready.
OUR PICK: Solo Plastic Cups, $9 for 50, officedepot.com
3. STOW RIBBON LIKE THIS
Gorgeous ribbon is a must for embellishing packages and paper projects, but those spools seem to have a mind of their own. To the rescue: a dispenser that lets reels unfurl sans tangles. OUR PICK: Ribbon Dispenser, $13, containerstore.com
4. STORE MORE HERE
A table-side pouch keeps stationery at your fingertips. To make: Fold a dish towel in half, then stitch the sides shut to form a pocket. Adhere it to the side of the desk with sticky-back fasteners.
OUR PICK: Velcro Sticky Back Squares, $5 for 12, staples.com