Category: Bead Storage

Whatever stage you’re at, bead storage will soon become a problem you will want to solve. If you’re just starting, it may seem hard to believe, but before you know it, you will be ‘drowning’ in beads, tools and materials. So, where do you store them?

If you’re already wondering how to tame your growing stash, the you’ll know what I mean!

Either way, this section should give you some helpful ideas. I’ve linked to products you can buy. But I have also talked about ideas that you can create using things you have to hand at home. So, it doesn’t matter if you’re on a budget, I’ve still got some great storage ideas you can try.

What is bead storage?

When you stop and think about it, bead storage covers a range of things.

First, we have the actual beads and other materials. Now, they’re all pretty small. So, how do you keep them from getting lost? Is there a system that will help you to find what you need quickly and easily? Should you store them in their original packaging, or buy some custom-made units?

Then, as your individual beading supplies grow, how is best to store the boxes or bags that contain them? Are you lucky enough to have a dedicated bead room? Or are you just trying to squeeze everything into a corner of your home?

Well, these are all decisions that you will soon find yourself having to make. So, in the articles in this section, I’ve shared a few ideas. Some are ideas that I use myself. Some just look at products that are available to buy. It’s up to you to take inspiration here and find what will work best for you.

(You might also like to read some of the interviews I’ve done with leading designers. They usually share photos of their beading space, so that may give you a few more ideas.)