If you’re a fan of arts and crafts and spend a lot of time working with vinyl, you’ll know how quickly your collection of vinyl rolls can get out of hand, leaving you with a great mess of materials all over your workshop.
The answer is to make your own organizer, and for anyone who wants to try, we’ve had a look online to see what other people have been doing – and as a result, here are our favorite 27 DIY vinyl roll holder storage solutions you can have a go at recreating yourself.
1. DIY Vinyl Storage Solution – Createandbabble.com
If you’re looking for a storage solution for your collection of vinyl that is easy and inexpensive to make, the one this post teaches you about could be a great place to start. You just need a couple of pine boards as well as a few basic woodworking tools and you’ll be able to produce something just like it yourself. So why not have a go and see how it turns out?
2. Dollar Tree Hack! Vinyl Roll Holder
In this video, you’ll discover a cheap and effective way to store vinyl rolls. This YouTuber estimates it only cost her around $6, and as well as being highly convenient, it also looks great. Check out her video to see how she did it.
3. DIY Craft Vinyl Storage Rack – Girl, Just DIY!
What we like most about this DIY vinyl storage solution is that it gives you a way to dispense the vinyl as well as just storing it. That way, you don’t need to take out the whole roll each time you need some vinyl for your project – making this a perfect way to keep your workshop organized and clutter-free.
4. Making a Vinyl Roll Holder Organizer with Stuff You Already Have
The title of this video tells you everything you need to know. To create some storage for your vinyl, you don’t need to buy anything special to do it because you probably already have everything you need at home. And this video will show you how it’s done.
5. Vinyl Roll Storage Rack – Houseful of Handmade
Here’s another simple design for a vinyl storage and dispensing unit. It looks great in the photo as part of a well-organized craft and DIY studio, and we’re sure there will be plenty of people who also love this idea and are keen to copy it.
6. Vinyl Roll Holder Made From PVC
In this short and simple video, we get to see how this YouTuber made a vinyl storage solution using nothing more expensive than a few pieces of PVC piping. There’s nothing complicated in the design, but it does the job perfectly. So if you’re just looking for something cheap, easy and effective, this could be just the plan you need.
7. Measure Once, Cut Twice: DIY Vinyl Roll Storage
As this blogger writes, when it comes to storage, she wants everything to be compact and well-organized. That means that some of the other storage solutions online won’t work for her. Instead, she came up with an idea of her own for box storage, and we think it looks amazing. Want to know what she did? Then check out her post to find out!
8. DIY Alex Craft Vinyl Storage Organizer
If you have a large collection of vinyl rolls, this video should be of interest – because it shows you a great way to keep them all organized in the smallest amount of space. That means it’s also a great option for those with smaller craft workshops, and if that includes you, give it a watch to see how they did it.
9. DIY Vinyl Storage Rack for Rolls and Sheets – Daily Dose of DIY
We’ve seen several plans for storage units like the one in this blog, but that’s probably because it’s such a great idea. It might not be so practical for storing larger numbers of rolls, but for the ones you use most often, it’s ideal. It keeps everything ordered and accessible, so you won’t need to waste time searching for the one you need and can concentrate more on your project.
10. DIY Vinyl Roller Holder for Silhouette Cameo
If you use a single roll of vinyl for most of your projects, it makes sense to put it in a holder that will make it as easy as possible to dispense. That’s what this video is all about, showing you how to make a simple, inexpensive solution that will help keep your workspace clean and your workflow smooth and efficient. A useful idea we liked a lot.
11. DIY Vinyl Storage Crate – Addicted 2 DIY
Here’s a super-cute idea for a DIY vinyl storage trunk that will help keep your workshop clean and ordered and that looks great too. As long as you have a few basic woodworking skills, it will be easy to replicate – and it should be a lot of fun to make too. So why not have a go and see how it turns out?
12. Vinyl Roll Holder from TeachingwithMichelle
The main item you’ll need to recreate the vinyl roll holder this video teaches you how to make is…a few empty vinyl roll holders! And if you’re not a complete newbie working with vinyl, that’s something you’re almost certain to have plenty of. It’s a great idea that recycles stuff you already have, giving you vinyl storage that works well and costs practically nothing.
13. Simple Vinyl Roll Holder: 6 Steps – Instructables
If you’re looking for a rewarding woodworking project that will keep you busy for an afternoon, this plan for a vinyl roll holder could be just what you need. It’s a convenient solution that will help keep your workspace organized – the one in the photo holds 18 rolls, but it’s easy to add more if you need them.
14. DIY Vinyl Roll Holder from WinMichelle
In this video, this YouTuber shows us how she made storage for her vinyl rolls by modifying a spice rack she found in her local thrift store. It’s an ingenious idea and one that looks like it does the job perfectly. This is just the kind of thing you watch and then wonder why you didn’t think of it yourself first!
15. Craft Vinyl Storage Tower – DIY Vertical Organizer for Vinyl Rolls
This plan comes under the sub-heading of “Ikea hacks”, and it’s the type of DIY project we love. It won’t cost much to copy, but it can provide you with storage for a large collection of vinyl rolls. Give the post a read if that sounds like the kind of thing you could use!
16. How to Make Reusable Stencils and Vinyl Storage
We love creative DIY ideas, and the storage solution this YouTuber shows us certainly qualifies. Most of her video is about making reusable stencils, but if you stay tuned till the end, she also demonstrates how she made vinyl roll storage by repurposing some old shower curtain rings. Sound intriguing? Then give it a watch to see how she did it!
17. HTV and Vinyl Storage in an Over the Door Shoe Organizer – Silhouette School
This blogger makes the valid point that if you don’t keep your vinyl in order, you’ll probably end up wasting money buying stuff you don’t need because you’ll lose track of what you already have. Her solution? An over-the-door storage system based on an inexpensive shoe holder. It’s an amazing idea – and easy too – so we’re sure lots of people will want to copy it!
18. The Best DIY Vinyl Holder for Cricut, Silhouette & Cameo Vinyl Cutters
In this video, we learn about another Ikea hack – which this YouTuber says is a quite common solution among artists working with vinyl. The plan involves repurposing an inexpensive Ikea Variera, so if you’d never heard about this hack before, check out the video for more info.
19. Craft Storage Closet – Under Stairs Closet Transformation
For those looking for a way to store their vinyl rolls along with all their other supplies, this is a post you need to read. In it, these bloggers show off their under-stairs craft storage closet, and as they say, it’s the art and craft closet of their dreams. We’re sure lots of other people will want something similar too, so check it out and see if that includes you!
20. Vinyl Roll Holder for Cricut machines and Other Cutters
At the beginning of his video, this YouTuber talks about the frustrations of working with a Cricut machine and a loose roll of vinyl on the tabletop. His solution was to make a DIY holder for the vinyl, and when it was finished, it improved his workflow no end. And if that sounds like something that could benefit you too, his video will show you how to make one.
21. The Best Way to Organize Vinyl Scraps – Wherethesmileshavebeen.com
This plan isn’t about how to organize vinyl rolls – rather, it’s about how to organize the scraps you have left over after finishing your projects. However, that’s important too because using those scraps can help you save a bit of money – so check out the post to see her suggestions.
22. Organize your Vinyl Scraps with this Colorful Craft Room Storage Tutorial
If you liked the ideas in #21, here’s another post you should appreciate – because it gives you more suggestions about what to do with your scraps. Throwing stuff away is wasteful and bad for the environment too, so ideas like this can help you make the most of your waste material – all while helping to save the planet.
23. How I Store My Craft Vinyl
If you work with vinyl, keeping everything organized can be a challenge – but it’s so important that you do it. Otherwise, you’ll just end up with stuff everywhere, and you’ll never be able to find what you want to work with. In this video, this YouTuber shares her ideas for storing both rolls and scraps, giving you plenty of useful tips for keeping your collection in order.
24. The Best Way to Store Vinyl with an IKEA ALEX Storage Unit – Keeping it Simple
Here we have more Ikea DIY, this time using an Alex unit as a vinyl storage solution. As your collection of vinyl rolls expands, it’s easy for things to get out of hand. But with simple solutions like this, it’s no problem to keep on top of things, making it convenient to store your materials – and find what you want when you need it.
25. Creative Ways to Store Vinyl
If you’re not sure about the kind of storage solution to go for, this video would be a good watch because it gives you a whole range of suggestions. You might not like them all, but some of them are sure to work for you. So why not check it out and see which is your favorite?
26. Store Your Vinyl – A Girl and a Glue Gun
When it comes to keeping your craft supplies in order, even just little tips and tricks from others can go a long way. If that’s something you agree with, this is a post you should enjoy since in it, this blogger shares her ideas for keeping everything in its place. We’re sure lots of people will appreciate her advice, so give it a read and see if any of her suggestions might be useful.
27. DIY Cricut Vinyl Roll Holder for Michael’s Essex Craft Cart
Here’s a great idea for vinyl storage that will allow you to keep your rolls attached to your craft cart. In the video, this YouTuber uses a Michael’s Essex cart, but the ideas are easy enough to adapt to other models, allowing you to keep your rolls in order and easy to access right where you work.
No shortage of great storage ideas for your vinyl
As you can see, there’s no shortage of storage ideas for your vinyl, whether you have a small collection of rolls or so many you just don’t know what to do with them all.
We’ve enjoyed collecting these plans for you, so we hope you’ve enjoyed reading and watching them all too. And above all, we hope we’ve helped you find the solution you needed for making a DIY vinyl roll holder of your own.