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Whether you like to sew, scrapbook or make handmade gifts, having your own craft room to escape to can make all the difference. But as anyone drawn to crafting knows, all those spools of thread and scraps of paper can become a bit messy. So if you’re in need of craft room ideas to create an organized and inviting place to work, read on and browse our photo gallery below.

You Can Never Be Too Organized

Most craft projects involve a lot of odds and ends, specialty tools and equipment, which can quickly add up. That’s why, when it comes to craft room organization, it’s hard to go too far. Wicker or fabric bins as well as mason jars with labels are great for piling in tiny accessories. If you’re tight on space, maximize over-the-door storage with a full-length rack for holding a variety of items. For the ultimate storage solution, hang a customizable pegboard on the wall, where you can store just about everything. Seeing all of your tools and materials laid out might even help get your creativity flowing!

Choose Functional Furniture

The furniture you fill your craft room with is key so that you don’t feel cramped or uncomfortable while working for hours on end. Large wooden tables are great for sewing projects, and chairs with comfy yet supportive padding are a must. If you’re incorporating a craft station within another room, like a family room or office, consider installing built-in cabinetry with a desk space along the wall. Rolling desks, chairs and storage cabinets will give you more flexibility to move your work to the side when you’re done.

Don’t Forget to Decorate

In a space where you’re going to be creating beautiful things, it’s important that you feel inspired. Pick out a color scheme and style for your craft room, just like you would with any other part of your home, and run with it! If you like a splash of color, go with a patterned wallpaper or soothing blue paint. If a blank slate helps you think more clearly, opt for crisp white walls and wooden table surfaces. Lighting is also key: for maximum function and style, go for a chic task lamp that you can move up or down to suit your needs.


Whether you want inspiration for planning a craft room renovation or are building a designer craft room from scratch, Houzz has images from the best designers, decorators, and architects in the country, including Marks-Woods Construction Services, LLC and Signature Deck & Pergola Co.. Look through craft room photos in different colors and styles and when you find a craft room design that inspires you, save it to an Ideabook or contact the Pro who made it happen to see what kind of design ideas they have for your home. Explore the beautiful craft room ideas photo gallery and find out exactly why Houzz is the best experience for home renovation and design.