Craft Tables With Storage Attempting To Organize Your Creativity

So you have a habit of creating all sorts of knick knacks and handmade ornaments. That’s all cool and lovely and you should be proud of yourself for being so creative. But think of this for a moment: wouldn’t it feel right to have a craft table or island with storage for all your crafting materials, a space where everything has its own place?

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A craft table like this one would be perfect for the kids. It has room for four persons, each with their own supplies. Perfect for shared projects they might enjoy doing with friends. You can have one custom made or build one yourself. Four towers need to support the tabletop, each with shelves and drawers for the supplies.

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This is a craft island. It’s practical, simple-looking and has enough room underneath for storage and display. It’s ideal for the occasional DIY projects and, when not used for this intended purpose, it can still be a useful piece of furniture. You can use it in the laundry room for example where it would come in handy.

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This is a DIY craft table, easy to make using bookcases and hollow core doors. Use the bookshelves to form the base and the shelves will provide useful storage space for all the supplies and materials. The doors can form the top for the table. Depending on the dimensions you prefer you might not even need to modify the doors at all.{found on hometalk}.

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Given how large this craft table is, it would be wise to make it multifunctional. Maybe you can also use it as a desk and put it in your home office. As you can see, it can be used by two persons at the same time so while you work on your little DIY projects, someone else can so something different. And although it is large, it’s actually easy to build.{found on infarrantlycreative}.

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When designing your craft table, you have to be clever with storage. This one has a base made from a bunch of storage cubes, put together like a puzzle. Some are hidden underneath the table and you can use those secret compartments to keep things you rarely use or things you’d rather keep private.

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But maybe you don’t need a large craft table and only a small surface and a few shelves. In that case, it’s best to get a table that has a versatile design and tackles more than one task. It can also be your workspace, desk, coffee nook or bistro table. Whatever the case is, it will function as a handy workstation.Available for $229.

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If you’re in the mood for an Ikea hack, here’s an idea: take two Expedit bookshelves and use them to build the base for your craft island. If you’d like it to be bigger, add a smaller bookshelf at one end. Then take a solid core door and use it as a tabletop. Stain it to hive it the look you want and then put the pieces together. It’s so simple you can do this in a day. Once you’re done with the building part, start customizing your craft table the way you want.{found on dejongdreamhouse}.

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There are tons of other designs you can use if you prefer building your own craft table. Make it any size you want, any color you like and include as much storage as you need. This one is super easy to make. It has a symmetrical design, with two bookshelves on either side forming the base and a piece of plywood for the top.

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If you’re serious about your DIY projects, then you might want to have a craft room. It that case, the craft table or island would be at the center of the room and you could have additional storage on the walls. Use storage bins, boxes or baskets for the island and you can have drawers for the wall cabinets.

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Here’s another custom made craft table that was actually designed as a homeschool station. It’s excellent for shared projects, encourages teamwork and is something you can easily design and even build yourself.

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You can design your craft table with all sorts of fun features. For example, this one has a hole for all the cords as well as a power strip attached underneath the table. It also has cork board and a magnetic chalkboard. The base is made of bookshelves and is ideal for storing items that are used often.{found on craftsbyamanda}.