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20 Scrapbook Paper Storage Ideas

Scrapbook paper out of control? Try one or more of these scrapbook paper storage ideas to bring it back in check!

20 Scrapbook Paper Storage Ideas
It’s time for our 3rd installment of Craft Storage Solutions!

This week we’re focusing on paper.

Scrapbook paper was my first love in the craft world. I started out a scrapbooker and turned into a full blown crafter, but my love affair with paper never ended!

I’m still drawn to it like a moth to a flame and hoard it like a little kid with a candy bar.

See what you think of these 20 scrapbook paper storage ideas. You may find that you already have the supplies on hand to make something amazing!


20 Scrapbook Paper Storage Ideas

DIY wire shelves paper storage from Cat’s Creations

These wire shelving systems are an inexpensive fix for your paper storage.

Hacked Ikea Expedit shelf from Mebemaria

This is one of my all time favorite Ikea hacks!

It stores SO much paper!

Filed paper scrap storage at Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking

Paper scraps are hard to let go of, especially patterned paper.

This is a great way to organize those scraps by color!

Upcycled mailing box vertical storage from Scrapendipity Studios

Organize your solids by color to find them easily.

Upcycled pizza box drawers from Deb Duz Scrappin’

This is so clever! Most pizza places will give you a couple of free boxes if you ask.

DIY paper tower from Sew Woodsy

If you’re handy with the tools, this DIY paper tower would be a great addition to a crafty space.

Hanging file folder fabric bin at Creating Keepsakes

Did you know hanging file folders will fit in some fabric storage bins???

Stacked file folders on inside a cabinet door from Erin’s 2 Cents

This is a super inexpensive fix for your paper organizing.

Cardboard box paper storage from In My Own Style

Turn cardboard boxes into a storage solution for your papers.

Binder clip organization tags from September Blue

This is such a great tip for organizing your special papers!

Commercial unit from business closing from Celebrate Creativity

The only upside of a local business closing their doors is you may be able to purchase their commercial units for a great price.

Scrapbook paper library from Damask Love

This is a super tidy way to keep your papers organized by color AND look good on your shelf.

Filed cardstock from Dream Create Inspire

Now this is some super organized scrapbook paper!

Perfect for those of you who use a lot paper for your online business.

Ikea hack: Kvissle tray in Expedit shelves from Studio Pebbles

This is another great hack using two Ikea products together.

Hanging paper projects baggies from Paper Lust

Hanging your paper helps save space on your shelves and tabletops.

Scrap paper pocket on back of paper pads from Kat’s Scrappy, Bloggy Life

Creating a pocket on the back of a paper pad is a great way to keep up with scraps you may want to use later!

Upcycled hanging sweater shelf at Apartment Therapy

Who knew hanging sweater shelves were the perfect size for 12×12 cardstock?

Custom cabinet at Splitcoast Stampers

Upcycle a cabinet or dresser into scrapbook paper storage.

Color coordinated scraps from A Vegas Girl at Heart

This color coordinated organization has cute matching color coordinated labels.

Lined plastic drawer storage at October Afternoon

Plastic drawers aren’t the most attractive to use for storage UNLESS you cover the front with pretty scrapbook paper like this!


The pocket on the back of the scrapbook pad is just genius and way better than cramming the scraps into the pad itself which I may or may not do.

I also love the idea of making my own vertical file boxes.

Which of these scrapbook paper storage ideas will you try?

>> See where I party! <<

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Tuesday 15th of March 2022

lots of great ideas here! I love the ikea shelves with the letter sorters in them. I think this will be my solution!


Wednesday 11th of December 2019

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Michele McDonald

Thursday 12th of December 2019

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Tuesday 10th of September 2019

Keep my paper in Iris boxes in a rolling cart that holds 6 boxes. Have 3 rolling carts. They are sorted by color, mostly. The boxes are all full.

Mother of 3

Tuesday 8th of January 2019

SO many great ideas! I love that craftroom.. wish I had a room like that.

Tammy L Marshall

Monday 6th of March 2017

these are all fabulous ideas!

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