My Craft Room (Re-) Design

I designed my craft room once and figured all was good. The design was working fine for me and I pretty much had a place for everything. My original craft room organization required a bit less space. That was when I was making crafts mainly just for myself to use in my own home or cabin or to give as gifts.

When I first opened my Etsy store, The Rustic Attic, I had a very limited inventory of some surplus craft items and a few antiques. Now, however, I am having fun with it and my inventory has grown considerably.

Every time I make a sale, I am feeling the pressure to add more to my stock. So….this leads me to the problem of needing space to store all my goods!

Luckily, I was able to do some re-arranging and consolidating of my supplies to make room in my storage hutch just for inventory.

My New Craft Space

In April, I purchased a new desk for my home office. This left me with the hutch off my old pieced together desk to use somewhere else – hello craft room!

Desk hutch gets used for new craft room design

I hate to have anything go to waste and I had the perfect spot in mind for this desk hutch……the top of my storage credenza! This was my credenza before:

Credenza before new craft storage design.

And here is everything from my storage hutch that I needed to find a new place for:

Hutch used in old craft room design.

I had already consolidated what was inside the hutch doors to fit inside the credenza doors. I was hoping that once I placed the desk hutch on top of the credenza, I would have plenty of room to store all of my shelf items in the new space. And, here is what I ended up with:

Credenza used in new craft room design.

I have a spot for everything and now my hutch is empty and ready for me to start storing my inventory! I just love it when a plan comes together! The best part was that I was able to re-use furniture from another part of the house….once again. My whole craft room design is made up of leftovers but it somehow works out perfectly.

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  1. I live in a small 1 bedroom apartment. My dining room is my craft room and it is not pretty. Any ideas?

  2. Hi Renee,

    I love this hutch. I would like to get one made for my daughter’s bedroom. I was wondering if you would be so kind as to provide me with the dimensions.


    Kind regards,

  3. I love that you got creative and re-used items you already had. I also can relate to the “neat” factor in a creative space. If my space is a mess, I can not think clearly. Gr8 and helpful site. Thanx……Jen

  4. OMG, way toooo clean honey. I admire it but don’t think I could get a thing done. Wouldn’t wanna’ mess it up 🙂

    Thanks for the peek

  5. I wish my working space looks like yours!!!!

  6. Love the desk hutch & nicely organized storage. I need to work on my spare room this summer when I don’t have to stop to pick up the kiddo from school, lol. I need to get a paper organizer like you have!

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