Recycled Craft Supply Organizers


Use recycled half-gallon milk jugs as convenient containers for colored pencils, markers, and other craft supplies. This is a perfect trick for kids’ supplies.

7 thoughts on “Recycled Craft Supply Organizers

  1. Kelly says:

    Now if I could just figure out how to do it so that I could hang them on the wall or from my curtain rod that holds other craft storage…

  2. Becky Stern says:

    That’s a cool idea! I bet you could screw the inside of the jug to a wall with the cutout facing up.

  3. pocketina says:

    Maybe a shoe organizer could work as a neat shelf system for these…just pop some color-coded stickers onto the lids, and put the open end in first…
    I think either the hanging kind or stackable kind could work.

  4. Alma Charlotte Engelbrecht says:

    i would cut them differen so you could use the handle to hook them on to your wall so they hang…

Comments are closed.

Discuss this article with the rest of the community on our Discord server!

Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

View more articles by Becky Stern
Maker Faire Bay Area 2023 - Mare Island, CA

Escape to an island of imagination + innovation as Maker Faire Bay Area returns for its 15th iteration!

Buy Tickets today! SAVE 15% and lock-in your preferred date(s).