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Fun crafts are best way to keep your children occupied. This not only helps them stay engaged, but also makes them use their imagination and creativity in fruitful things. There are many fun crafts ideas that you can make your children do according to their ages. Along with teaching to make use of creativity, it is also important you keep your craft supplies organized. This will help you work faster and efficiently as well.

DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape

You'd be surprised at how many things you can do, and how many tutorials out there are obsessed, with washi tape. The versatile paper tape with adorable designs makes great wall decor, paper crafts or can even spruce up your furniture.

DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers

This tiny tool is great for small projects. "This is not only your go­-to tool for opening and closing jump rings, bending wire, and securing crimp beads and ribbon ends, but pliers are also great for cutting through jewelry chain and wire," said Morin.

Tips to keep craft supplied organized

Locate the craft supplies that you use and own. Make use of separate bags to keep them in place and in the way that you remember them. If something is already organized, there is no need to reorganize it.

Get rid of the excess – Though it is difficult to say what craft supplies are in excess because you never know what you would find use of in future. However, if you spend sometime and sort things out, your craft supplies will remain more organized.

DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife

If you love stationary crafts, jewelry crafts or any delicate work -- you'll need a proper cutting tool. Not all scissors can do the job. "Remember first using scissors and cutting along the dotted lines in grade school?" Morin asked. "Hopefully, you’re attempting more challenging crafts as an adults."

DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint

Acrylic paints are also great for any DIY starter kit. However, if you're looking for a perfect, seamless finish on your furniture, art and home decor -- make some space to spray. It doesn't hurt to keep some cans in your favorite colors (as long as you store them properly).

Make smaller groups of supplies – Separating supplies and dividing them into smaller groups will help you keep them well arranged. You can sort them out on the basis of items or usage.

Choose a proper place – Select a place to keep all your craft supplies in order. This can be a drawer or rack or cupboard depending on the quantity and usage. Along with this, you should also have a basket in which you can gather supplies used for particular craft work that is going on at present.

Keep sorting out – You should keep sorting out things from time to time, especially when you start or complete a craft work. Rearrange and make it certain that you replace the supplies that you are running out.

Arrange supplies to make it visible and accessible – When you arrange craft supplies it is very important you keep them in such a way that they remain accessible. The things that you use often needs to be in handy places as compared to those that are used infrequently.

Label the containers – If your craft supplies are of different categories, label the containers so that you do not have to spend lot of time looking for a particular one. Plastic containers would be useful and easy to access.

When you like to engage yourself with fun crafts, you should also learn how to save time and energy. Organize supplies that make sense for you. Take the time to treat your supplies properly.

DIY Craft Essential #5: Painter's tape

Painter's tape is "perfect for for attempting the c​olor block trend," said Morin. Plus, you'll need something to keep your projects neat and tidy, no matter what type of paints you use.

DIY Craft Essential #6: Hot glue gun

There are some tools that are too functional not to have. "This is one DIY workhorse tool you shouldn't do without," said Morin. Hot melt glue works on a variety of materials.
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