It can be hard to stay organized while crafting. There are many tools that go into creating a Diamond Painting, and after a long day of working, it’s easy for everything to get cluttered. What was once an art studio turns into an artist’s nightmare.
Now picture this. All of your diamonds are in color-coded jars. Your pens are in stylish containers. Your Diamond Paintings are hung neatly, waiting for frames. No, this isn’t a dream. These are just some of the many DIY storage hacks from our creative crafters!
Whether you’re looking for inspiration or love looking at satisfying organizational tricks, check out some of our favorite storage hacks from the fine folks in the Paint With Diamonds Support Group.
7. This Garment Bag Turned Artist’s Snag
Multi-garment hanger? More like multi-artwork storage! Stephanie Burns uses these hangers to set aside finished Diamond Painting Kits before framing. She puts a garment bag over to protect her paintings from dust. Genius!
6. This Scientific Storage
According to scientific evidence, we predict that plastic test tubes are a perfect way to store your gems! Grace Simone Sayer found plastic test tubes on Amazon, and uses them for her diamonds. “The holder is excellent because I don’t have full use of my hands. A little funnel and boom!” You don’t need rocket science to know this idea is incredible.
5. These Lavish Labels
Cheryl Hope used dry erase tape and multi-colored Sharpies to create these stunning labels. Include the DMC color code, canvas symbol, and color for easy reference. Kitting up is half the fun!
4. This Crafting Slot Machine
All bets are off with this storage! Lisa Graves has a 30 slot, a 48 slot, a 55 slot, and a great chart to help her find what she’s looking for. This hack is an ace in the hole! This makes it so easy to quickly work your way across different colors on the canvas.
3. This Stylish Setup
This fashionable setup has us hooked! Renee Lee Dean found this "Clip It Up” on the Facebook marketplace. Not only is it great for storage, but it’s a creative way to store your diamonds in style.
2. This Dream Dining Room
“I don’t have a separate room to work on my projects. I have to work at my dining room table so my area needed to look pretty,” Jeniffer Sauceda Pendley says. “My FIL made the shelf and the glass jars I found on Amazon.” Well, there you have it. Fathers-in-law and Amazon make a great team!
1. This Tackle Anything Box
Tackle boxes are not just for fishing. They can also be great storage for your diamonds! Lucie Wedde finds fishing tackle boxes useful for her stones. She leaves her diamonds in the original bag, and cuts a corner big enough for the tray to fit. Keeping it reel, Lucie!
Do You Have a DIY Storage Hack?
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