Get your crafting space in order with these inspiring Ikea craft rooms. Whether you have an entire room dedicated to your hobby or just a small space, there are suggestions for all using a variety of supplies and furniture from Ikea.
If you need inspiration for crafting room organization, look no further! The suggestions below are sure to give you ideas for getting your space together in no time.
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Reasons why Ikea Furniture and Organizing Products are Great for Craft Rooms
Reason #1 – Low Prices
Let’s face it. Ikea prices are the lowest in town. Here’s how they do it:
- You assemble the furniture yourself.
- You also pick out items yourself out of their warehouse (it’s really well-labeled and user-friendly).
- Ikea saves on shipping costs by packaging larger items inefficient flat-pack boxes (which is why you have to assemble them yourself).
- Prices go down over time. Many popular products that have been sold in Ikea stores over a longer period of time come down in price. Ikea improves their production process, they pass that savings on to the customer.
Reason #2 – Durable Products
I know Ikea furniture gets a bat reputation for being cheap. But, if cared for properly, Ikea products can actually be quite durable. Over time, you may need to reinforce drawer bottoms or add brackets to corners. But that’s a small price to pay to potentially save thousands of dollars. I have a dresser in my craft room that I’ve owned for the better part of a decade, and it’s still going strong.
reason #3 – Design Options
The showrooms in Ikea stores are a wealth of inspiration, and my #1 starting point for any project. I like to browse the showroom “mockup rooms” and get a feel for how different pieces of furniture feel in various spaces. My kids also like testing out all of the rooms! Toss in an Ikea hot dog, and it makes for a great afternoon outing.
You can also compare similar pieces of furniture in the store as well. If you’re debating between two different drawer units, it may just be best to go see them in person and get a feel for what will best suit your needs.
A note about Ikea Hacks:
Ikea hacks give you limitless design options. Feel free to paint your pieces, change out hardware or legs, add custom doors, mix and match pieces and more. Here are some common Ikea furniture pieces, and creative ways to customize them:
Reason #4 – You can Plan Before you Buy
Whether or not you can visit a showroom before buying your Ikea pieces, you can also design your room online with a variety of Online Planning Tools offered on the Ikea website. I recommend using the office planner if you’re designing a craft room.
Play around with furniture layouts, and traffic flow to get the perfect room plan and Ikea shopping list for trip to the store. you can also order everything online for pickup or delivery (for a fee) if the self-serve area at Ikea seems to daunting.
Ikea Craft Room Tours on YouTube
My IKEA Craft Room Tour 2022 (Yana Smakula)
Yana’s craft room shows how to make the most of floor, table, and wall space by using a variety of furniture pieces. Watch her room tour to see what Ikea pieces she uses and how to keep her crafting space (mostly) organized.
CRAFT ROOM TOUR 2022, Craft Room Tour Organization, Paper Organization etc, Craft Room Island DIY (KarolinasKrafts)
If you’re looking for optimal organization ideas, this craft room tour is a must-watch. KarolinasKrafts shows how she uses a variety of Ikea pieces to keep all of her crafting supplies nice and neatly put away yet showcased at the same time.
SMALL CRAFT ROOM TOUR 2022 (Seapanda Crafts)
Less is more with this small craft room tour. Seapanda Crafts walks us through how she utilizes her small crafting space in big ways.
Keep all of Your Craft Supplies Organized with These Inspired Ikea Craft Rooms
I scoured Pinterest high and low. Here are my favorite Ikea craft room organization ideas:
1. Make a sewing room out of a small space
Source: Make a sewing room out of a small space by Laura Evangaline
If you have a small space, like a closet, this tutorial will show you how to turn it into a sewing room with just a few Ikea favorites and a little bit of time.
2. Attention Scrapbookers: Store all your scrapbook paper and markers in Ikea Kallax Cubes
Source: Attention Scrapbookers: Store all your scrapbook paper and markers in Ikea Kallax Cubes by Stamp n Storage
Scrapbookers all agree that papers, markers, stickers, cutouts, and the like can easily take over a space, especially when you LOVE scrapbooking. Stamp n Storage shows us how to use Kallax cubes to create a ton of storage space and keep all things scrapbooking nice and tidy.
3. Keep Essential Craft Supplies Handy with Skadis Pegboards and hanging Storage Holders
Source: Keep Essential Craft Supplies Handy with Skadis Pegboards and hanging Storage Holders by Stitches in Paper
Skadis pegboards to the rescue! These help you make the most of your wall space while keeping everything organized and within arm’s reach. You can also customize how much wall space you want to use.
4. Store Small Supplies in Alex Drawers and Dollar Tree Plastic Baskets
Source: Store Small Supplies in Alex Drawers and Dollar Tree Plastic Baskets by Yes Please Planning
Alex drawers meet Dollar Tree plastic baskets for storing planner accessories like washi tape. This is also ideal for other small items like small rolls of ribbon, coloring pens/pencils, and the like.
5. Store Paint on Picture Ledges or Narrow Shelves
Source: Store Paint on Picture Ledges or Narrow Shelves by Something Turquoise
Picture ledges can be used for much more than showcasing your favorite photos. Something Turquoise used them to store her acrylic paints in a color-coded fashion. This is another ideal suggestion that helps you use wall space to create optimal storage at the same time.
6. Ikea Ivar Craft Closet Organization with Clear Ikea Boxes
Source: Ikea Ivar Craft Closet Organization with Clear Ikea Boxes by Decor by the Seashore
Clear boxes have always been great for organizing lots of supplies because they help you see what is inside. Since these bins have lids, they can easily be stacked. It does help to label them and using Ivar shelving units brings this entire space together.
7. Create a Sewing Space Full of Character
Source: Create a Sewing Space Full of Character by Tilly and the Buttons
You don’t need a large sewing space to pull this look off. Tilly and the Buttons uses a variety of Ikea pieces from pegboards to Billy bookcases to create a sewing area that is both spacious and practical.
8. Customize Ikea Alex Drawer Units with Colorful Decals
Source: Customize Ikea Alex Drawer Units with Colorful Decals by Smart Fun DIY
Using Alex drawer units with colorful decals is a quick and easy way to add a splash of color to any space all while keeping your crafting necessities neatly organized.
9. A Cricut Workstation with Ikea Pegboards, Vinyl Storage, and Alex Drawer Desk
Source: A Cricut Workstation with Ikea Pegboards, Vinyl Storage, and Alex Drawer Desk by Country Chic Cottage
This Cricut workstation is not only beautiful but it also offers so many ideas for storing all of your Cricut accessories. Whether you need ideas for storing your rolls of vinyl or your Cricut machines, Country Chic Cottage will help you out.
My Favorite Ikea Hacks for Craft Desks and Table Tops
No craft room is complete without a workstation or desk to work at. Here are some great, budget-friendly Ikea options:
1. DIY a Custom Ironing Board Table
Source: DIY a Custom Ironing Board Table by Intentional Hospitality
Using a dining room sidebar from Ikea, Gina shows us how to turn this table into an oversized ironing board that also holds extra storage solutions (like the clear plastic totes shown above).
2. Kallax Cube and Linnmon Table Top Work Table
Source: Kallax Cube and Linnmon Table Top Work Table by Landeelu
One of the most unique things about Ikea is how its furniture fits together. In this craft space idea, a Kallax cube is paired with a Linnmon table top to create a super ideal and functional workspace.
3. DIY Counter Height Craft Table (Covered in Contact Paper)
Source: DIY Counter Height Craft Table (Covered in Contact Paper) by Feeling Nifty
Contact paper can change things up quickly and inexpensively. With this counter height table, it was covered in contact paper to give it an entirely new look.
4. Sewing Room Cutting Table Ikea Hack
Source: Sewing Room Cutting Table Ikea Hack by A Bright Corner
Easily recreate this sewing room workspace with 2 Kallax shelf units and a desktop surface – all from Ikea. You’ll have all the space you need for measuring, cutting, and sewing on top and all the accessories you need below.
Most Popular Ikea Products for Craft Rooms
The Ikea Raskog cart is a cult staple in the crafting and organizing community. The uses for this basic wheeled cart are just about endless.
#1 – Raskog Cart – Craft Room Rolling Cart Storage
- DIY Cricut Cart for Your Favorite Cricut Supplies (Do it Better Yourself)
- Art Cart (Suburble)
- My Craft Room: Inspiration, Creativity, & Tradition (DIY Inspired)
- Ikea Raskog Crochet Cart (Repeat Crafter Me)
- Raskog Cart Storage (The Daily Marker)
- Ironing Board on Wheels (Ikea Hackers)
#2 – Alex Drawers
Alex drawers are a fan-favorite among crafters, and for good reason. The drawers are shallow, allowing you to store supplies only one layer deep. This means everything can be seen at a glance, so digging around to find what you need. The plain white drawer fronts have a classic clean design, making this drawer unit easily adaptable to any existing craft room or decor style.
Here are some ideas for using Alex drawers in your craft room:
- Clever Thread Storage (Arabesque Blog)
- Drawer Storage (Yes Please Planning)
- Craft Room Tour (Smart Fun DIY)
P.S. – love Alex drawers? Here are some Ikea Alex drawer hacks to use in other areas of your home.
#3 – Kallax Cubes
Ikea Kallax cubes are a home storage staple. The basic cube storage solution can store and organize just about anything. Don’t believe me? Check out these Ikea Kallax Hacks for every room in your home.
If you want to put these cubes to work in your craft room, here are a few ideas:
- Paper Storage in Ikea Shelving (Stamp n Storage)
- Ikea Furniture and Storage Ideas (The Crafty Oink Pen)
- Craft Room Work Table (Landeelu)
#4 – Pegboards
Pegboards are a tried-and-true option for wall storage. The Ikea Skadis pegboard has a bit of a different shape from traditional pegboards, so be sure to do your research before deciding which route you want to go.
- Cute & Functional Craft and Sewing Room Ideas (Sweet Red Poppy)
- Cricut Craft Room: Ideas for Organizing (The Country Chic Cottage)
- Pegboard Organization (Stitches in Paper)
- How to Organize a Craft Room (Run to Radiance)
P.S. – want more wall organizing inspiration. Check out these genius pegboard organizing ideas.
DON’T FORGET TO PIN THESE IKEA CRAFT ROOMS FOR LATER:
More Organizing and Craft Room Ideas:
- If you’re looking for craft storage ideas on a budget, I’ve got you covered! On top of being budget-friendly, these are practical ideas that you can use today to get your craft stash tidied up in no time!
- If your craft room is being overtaken by too much paper, then you’ll love these 12×12 scrapbook paper storage ideas. Whether you have a lot or a little space to work with, these paper storage solutions can cater to any need.
- These Cricut vinyl storage ideas may be just the thing you’re looking for if vinyl is taking over your craft space. These storage solutions will help you keep a nicely organized craft space and give you lots of ideas for spaces of any size.
- Tired of stuffed and disorganized storage in your craft room? Get some yarn storage ideas here so you can make storing your yarn more efficient.