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14 craft storage solutions for your craft room

Looking for somewhere to store all your yarns, fabrics and machines? We've collected some of the top craft desks and craft storage cabinets to keep all your materials neatly tucked away.

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Published: April 6, 2021 at 8:46 am
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We know that many of you dedicated crafters will have a little space in your house which is for one thing and one thing only - craft! If you're looking to update this area with a fancy new craft desk or tidy it up with a top craft storage cabinet, then you've come to the right place. We've gathered up 20 of the best craft storage solutions so you can get organised and treat yourself to your own creative space.


We've picked some big items here but we have plenty of small DIY craft storage boxes and storage basket patterns if you're looking for something a little smaller. But for those of you searching for the perfect craft cabinet, let's find you some craft room storage!

14 craft storage solutions

6 of the best craft storage cabinets

If you're wondering how you can incorporate these craft storage cabinets into your home check out our sewing room ideas which is full of creative homes.

Beech Office Storage Cupboard

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Amazon, £134

If you're looking for a simpler craft storage cabinet then Amazon sells a range of office furniture that could be turned into craft storage. This wardrobe style cabinet can fit 40 A4 Boxes, 10 per shelf. That means you could have a different shelf for each craft! Amazon also sells a range of colourful boxes which would be perfect for storing all those pieces of paper, card and tools.

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Amazon, £17.49

Habitat Mustard locker storage cabinet

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Tall craft storage cabinet's like this one from Argos have been all the rage over on Instagram. Their sleek design and tall structure allow them to fit into even the smallest of rooms while making a statement with their bold colours. They're often more affordable than the suites of craft storage cabinets and highly customisable - just buy your own boxes, tray and filers to fill the spaces.

Storage 4 Crafts Marwood Twin Cupboard

  Storage 4 Crafts Marwood Twin Cupboard  craft storage

Create & Craft, £399

If don't have enough space for an entire craft storage cabinet then the Marwood craft storage solution is the one for you. It rotates and has loads of draws for you to store all your messy craft bits in. It comes with 14 boxes which are a mixture of shallow trays, deep boxes and mini boxes. Plus the whole thing is on wheels so you can move it from room to room for the ultimate comfy crafting experience.

John Lewis craft storage cabinet

craft storage cabinet

John Lewis, £1,225

John Lewis has lots of furniture that can easily be turned into craft storage. This huge craft storage cabinet contains two drawer chests which are ideal for yarns, a three bowl shelf perfect for beads and papers then a whole bunch of shelves which you can put your own storage baskets on. You could easily customise this craft storage cabinet with hooks so you can hang all your tools and ribbons.

Storage 4 Crafts Salcombe and Hutch craft storage cabinet

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Create & Craft, £1,870

The light Salcombe and Hutch craft storage cabinet is a compact little storage solution which is ideal for smaller spaces. This craft storage cabinet would fit in the corner of a bedroom, living room or office creating a mini craft sanctuary just for you. The Salcombe craft storage cabinet is the bottom section which opens out into three different sections with 40 boxes to store your materials in. The Hutch craft storage shelf is attached to the top of the Salcombe and comes with 9 boxes, 12 storage trays and a super useful LED Light Kit.

We R Memory Keepers 3-Tier Storage Cart

We R Memory Keepers 3-Tier Storage Cart

Create & Craft, £49.99

Ok, we know this one isn't exactly a craft storage cabinet but it's a much lower pricer tag and does just as good a job! This wheely craft storage cart is perfect for popping all your craft bits in and wheeling from room to room. You could buy some additional boxes and trays to slot in or even hang ribbons off the sides using hooks.

8 of the best craft desks

If you're specifically looking for sewing craft desks then head to our top sewing machine tables round-up which includes desks at all price points.

Yaheetech art craft desk

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This craft desk is perfect for illustrators, artists and designers because it can tilt! It can be tilted at an angle range of 0-60 as well as lying flat for everyday use. There's two sturdy draws, a pen pot, a tabletop side tray (ideal for paperclips, rubbers etc) and an undertray for extra craft storage. Plus there's even a pull-out side surface for extra room - it really is the ultimate craft desk.

Habitat Pepper corner craft desk

Habitat craft desk

Argos, £160

Designed as a desk for multi-use purposes, Habitat has created a simple design that will fit perfectly into a corner of your home. There's shelves to store your materials and a desktop with a lead hole - perfect for sewing machines, overlockers or other plugin craft tools. You could also DIY the plain backboard with a pegboard or just cover it with your favourite creative prints.

Storage 4 Crafts oak craft desk

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Create & Craft, £499

Alongside Create & Craft's craft storage cabinets they also sell some great craft desks. This compact can be wheeled to wherever you need it and comes with eight storage boxes for your supplies. There's also an adjustable shelf which you can move to fit your sewing machine (check out our best sewing machines for beginners guide to find the right one for you), overlocker or die cut machine in.

Arrow craft desk

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Amazon, £169.99

The Arrow craft desk is a staple for your craft room. It's a desk aimed at sewists with an adjustable platform which you can put your sewing machine or overlocker on. It's the ideal table if you're looking for a sturdy desk which will hold the weight of your machines without scuffing or breaking.

Create & Craft's craft storage desk

Create & Craft's craft storage desk

Create & Craft, £599

It's a craft storage cabinet and a craft desk all rolled into one! It's wheely, foldable and hinged meaning this craft desk can fold up and be stored away in the smallest of places. Store all your craft bits in the boxes that come with the desk and set up in your favourite sunny spot.

John Lewis Loft Desk

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John Lewis, £199

This rather lovely looking craft desk is by John Lewis and we think it'll be great for paper crafters and those working on smaller more intricate crafts. The six slots are ideal for storing papers/cards and we love the detachable wheeling draws which would be great for storing yarn then wheeling over to the sofa when you've had enough desk time. If you're looking for some lamps like the one featured on this craft desk head to our daylight lamps round-up.

Watsons three drawer folding craft desk

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Amazon, £149.99

This super nifty craft desk folds right down into these three little drawers - perfect for small spaces. There's enough room to pop your dining room table under and start crafting. It has three roomy drawers which have two smaller drawers in the lower one and it's really simple to assemble. Wheel it from room to room with you and store all your materials compact and tidy inside.

John Lewis cube storage desk

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John Lewis, £350

We love this chic craft desk from John Lewis which is both beautiful and simple. There's three big drawers for your supplies and large, clear worktop for you to start crafting on. We love this desk because it could be used for work, play, getting ready or crafting - it'll be in your life forever and can be used for multiple purposes.


We hope you've enjoyed our craft storage solutions. If you're looking for some materials to fill up your craft desk and craft cabinet with check out our <vegan yarn and best British yarns collections. Plus we have loads of projects in our free daily craft patterns round-up for you to start making.


Phoebe Burt
Phoebe BurtSEO and Communities Editor, Gathered

Phoebe has worked for Gathered, and our sister magazine Mollie Makes, for 3 years. She manages our Arts & Crafts section and specialises in social media and content strategy. She has a background in all things marketing, a flair for Pinterest and a knack for finding the next big craft trend. Previously she worked as Digital Campaign Executive for Fat Media. You may recognise her name from Mollie Makes Social Media magazine, where she shared her expertise and top tips on becoming social media savvy.

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