Although I have had a studio space for a while, I still store my yarn in Ikea cardboard boxes that I keep up above my wardrobe cupboard. Not ideal as I can't see what is inside, and I keep pulling the wrong boxes down! I was reading one of my daughter's favorite stories to her the other night, and the characters, Topsy and Tim, had to help out in a haberdashery shop. I love the way the yarn is displayed in pull out drawers under the counter. You can see it but it is out of the way, and you would have a wonderful workspace on top! I have been researching, and trying to decide how I want my yarn to be displayed. I dream of having my yarn accessible and displayed in an attractive manner.
If I had a bit smaller stash, I might be able to go for some fun quirky ideas for storage like these sheep shelves.
I love this gum machine ideas as seen on One Late Night's Blog. I would love to find a cool antique piece to display some of my most beautiful skeins.
Being more realistic, I am hoping to get my handy woodworking husband to make me some shelves that resemble yarn store displays. I am very inspired by these handmade shelves below, as seen on Easy Makes Me Happy's blog.
I also love the idea of this cabinet, made by Couch's Little Workshop, where I could put all the best looking skeins in the shelves, and store the odds and ends in the drawers below. It would be neat if the doors could slide into the cupboard like some TV cupboards do, so if I want to keep the shelves open, the doors won't be in the way.
I am still assessing my space to see what will be the best option. When I decide what that is, I will be sure to do a blog post about my yarn display!