How to Store Art Supplies: 7 Storage Hacks You Should Try - Art Supplies Australia
Whether you're an artist or just a beginner, storing your art supplies can be a huge pain. There will be times when you get so busy that keeping and organizing your items become a very hassling assignment. This is incredibly relatable to those working double-time and those who do not know where exactly to start.

How To Store Your Art Supplies?

When deciding how to store your art supplies, consider how often you plan on making artwork. A sound system will include cubbies that can separate the supplies by category. This way, you can use individual containers for each type of art material. Whether you're storing your art materials on shelves or in a cabinet, you need to consider how they'll stay fresh.

Well, you need not worry because there are plenty of enjoyable and straightforward ways to help you store your art materials in the very best ways. Here are fantastic ways that you can try today!

Opaque Storage Container

Using an opaque storage container is best, as you can easily see and identify the materials inside. Labelling your containers is also a great way to ensure that you're able to find everything quickly. You can even find wall-mounted containers for a low price if you know which store to visit.

Get a Storage Set

Setting up a storage set to place your items and material is a valuable way to keep your space clean. You don't need to have a huge one. It would help if you learned how to organize them to fit well and look well, of course, inside your storage set.

DIY Shelves


I am sure your creative mind would like this idea. A DIY shelf is handy when storing your items. If you are unsure how to make one, you can always call for a helping hand or a friend who will offer you unlimited help. It's fun to DIY, and it's cheap! 

Use Old Bottles and Glasses

Is recycling and reusing your thing? Well, this is your chance to make the best out of those old bottles and glasses! You can design them or paint them according to what suits your style. No one's going to tell you what to do, so instead of throwing them as everybody does, make use of them. You can store your paintbrushes or rolled canvas on them.

Add Unique Vibes with Glass Jars

Another good addition to your recycling galore is using old glass jars to store your pencils, pens, paintbrushes, and more. Who said you couldn't use old jars? No one. SO, be extra creative and use your artistic imagination for the perfect storage jars.

Shoe Organizers are no longer for shoes alone

Shoe Organizers? Sounds interesting. Well, yes! Because you can use these organizers for your art supplies. They can store your papers, pens, pencils, art canvases, and more, plus you are saving lots of space if you try this one.

Let's not forget the card boxes

empty brown box in a wooden floor

As simple as they look, they are our favourite storage containers, I bet you'll agree. Yes, card boxes are one of the ultimate storage boxes that everyone love to use. But, if you can create colourful and artistic ones, it's better! So, collect your old card boxes and paint them to make them look elegant but cost-effective!

You Need to Be Extra Creative

When it comes to organizing your art supplies, it's important to consider the specific needs of each type of material. For stretched canvases, creating a custom-made wall-mounted rack is a great way to save floor space. For canvas boards, repurposing old picture frames into storage solutions can be a practical and stylish option. And for acrylic paint tubes, a tiered spice rack or shower caddy can keep your colors organized and easily accessible. With a little creativity, you can find the perfect storage solutions for all of your art supplies.

There are many ways to organise your art supplies and make storage boxes for your materials. However, you need to be more creative and open to new ideas, and you'll surely get what you need. So please share some of your awesome ideas with us.

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