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22 Makeup Brush Holders To Keep Your Tools Clean and Ready

Instead of throwing your brushes inside drawers and leaving them cluttering the corners of your counter tops, invest in a bit of organization. Keep them clean and have them ready to use by DIYing one of these 22 makeup brush holders! Check them out below.

1. Sushi Mat

Diy no sew makeup brush holder

Creme de la Craft repurposed a sushi mat for her makeup brushes. Provide a new home to your everyday tools with this easy-to-follow tutorial!

2. Leather Roll

Diy leather roll makeup brush holder

Create something chic and great for traveling with some help from Hello Glow. You’ll just need a bit of leather to get yourself started.

3. Aluminum Holders

Diy aluminum vase holders

Learn how to create some fashion-forward aluminum vases over at Sugar & Cloth. Use them for fresh flowers as well as your favorite makeup brushes!

4. Glitter Vase

Diy glitter brush organizer

Frugality Gal went down the glitter route. An old vase gets a quick makeover with this DIY.

5. Soup Can

Diy soup can makeup brush holder

eBay teaches us how to take a soup can to an entirely new level as well. With some embellishments, you could make a stylish little piece for the vanity too!

6. Straw Dispenser

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Twinspiration started with an old straw dispenser and ended with a really snazzy way to store your makeup brushed. Take the leap and grab the tutorial now!

7. Copper Pipe

Diy copper pipe makeup brush holder

Mr. Kate has one of our favorites featured. With a bit of copper piping, you can make this modern, industrial beauty right at home too.

8. Oilcloth Bag

Diy oilcloth bag

An oilcoth bag is a great way to store your tools as well and it’s perfect for traveling. Grab the details at Lia Griffith.

9. Velcro Case

Diy velcro makeup pouch

Brit + Co went with a Velcro pouch that we’re swooning over. Pick out your fabric and wrap up the goods!

10. Global Organizer

Diy global brush holder

We’re loving this travel-inspired makeup brush organizer. The best part though is that you can use the pattern and pick whatever fabric inspires you! (via)

11. Paper Towel Tubes

Diy makeup brush caddy

You can also use paper towel rolls to create a caddy for your vanity. Just do a bit of upcycling! (via)

12. Pencil Cup

Diy gold pencil cup

Grey Luster Girl took a bit of gold spray paint to make her tutorial come full circle. Follow along after the jump!

13. So Fancy

Diy zippered pouch makeup brush

We’re swooning for this little fancy pouch as well. It’s great for a DIY gift but also for yourself and to keep your brushes clean! Check it out at Polkadot Chair.

14. Rotating Caddy

Diy rotating craft caddy

Reality Daydream made a caddy too. But this one spins! Check out all the details after the jump.

15. Marble Makeover

Diy marble makeup brush holder tutorial

Create a bit of marble magic with a little help from Hello Island Mama! Here’s a hint, it’s not real marble!

16. Plant Pot

Diy makeup brush holder from plant pot

Makeup Savvy used a piece from Ikea to create something extra special. Plant pots can be turned into cute makeup brush holders too!

17. Oilcloth Scroll

Diy oilcloth roll up bag

Lia Griffith made this out of oilcloth too. This little pouch will hold all your favorite makeup brushes with ease.

18. Zip-Up

Diy zip pouch makeup

Zip-up bags work too and are great for traveling as well. Grab the details over at Minki Kim.

19. Fabric Wrap

Diy fabric makeup brush holder

Here’s another kind of fabric wrap that we’re loving for our makeup brushes. Visit Centsational Girl for the directions behind this one!

20. Scrap Wood Block

Scrap wood block makeup brush holder diy

Earnest Home Co. did something special with a bit of scrap wood. We love the innovation and original design behind this one.

21. Felt Pouch

Diy felt makeup brush holders

Starting with a bit of felt, you can create a pouch to hold your makeup brushes too. Hello Glow teaches us all how to get started on it!

22. Embellished Mason Jars

Diy embellished makeup jars

And finally, mason jars will always do the trick. You just need to embellish them a bit to add your personal touch. Lace, paint or a photo; anything goes! (via)