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Make a Recycled Art Supply Caddy

28 August 2012 3,482 views 2 Comments

by rhonda

How do you organize your art supplies?  I've got a shoebox full of crayons and markers and colored pencils sitting on my work table, and while it works great for keeping them corralled in one place, it's not really what I would call "organized."  To me, organized means not having to spend 10 minutes digging around to find the specific item I am looking for.  It would be much easier to sort through the mess if it were in something like this art supply caddy by Morena at Morena's Corner!  Essentially a multi-teired pencil cup, she assembled it using items rescued from the recycling bin.  Not only is this a great idea for at home, it is also an excellent project for in the classroom!  [how to make a recycled art supply caddy]

Project estimate:

  • Spray paint cap, on hand
  • Cardboard tube, on hand
  • Juice bottle cap, on hand
  • Washi tape, on hand or $1 and up
  • Mod Podge, on hand

Total:  Free and up

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2 Comments »

  • Karly - Pullingers said:

    Great post Rhonda! Fantastic idea to keep all your art supplies organised and so simple to make too.

  • - Unicorn Kids Crafts said:

    […] DIY Cheap Art Supply Organizer from Morena’s Corner here. Everything comes from recycled bits and pieces. Pretty clever and not just for kids. First seen at Dollar Store Crafts here. […]