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
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
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
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
Frugality Gal went down the glitter route. An old vase gets a quick makeover with this DIY.
5. Soup Can
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
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
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
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
Brit + Co went with a Velcro pouch that we’re swooning over. Pick out your fabric and wrap up the goods!
10. Global Organizer
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
You can also use paper towel rolls to create a caddy for your vanity. Just do a bit of upcycling! (via)
12. 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
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
Reality Daydream made a caddy too. But this one spins! Check out all the details after the jump.
15. Marble Makeover
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
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
Lia Griffith made this out of oilcloth too. This little pouch will hold all your favorite makeup brushes with ease.
Zip-up bags work too and are great for traveling as well. Grab the details over at Minki Kim.
19. Fabric Wrap
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
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
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
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)