How to Organize Your SVG Files

If you are an avid crafter and SVG lover, such as myself, I’m sure you have piles and piles of SVGs saved on your computer. The trickier part is what to do with them once you download them so you can actually use them when you are crafting.

Instead of leaving them in your download folder in no particular order, I thought it was time to share a great way to organize your SVGs so you know exactly what you have when you need it!

Simple Steps to Organizing Your SVG Files

1. Collect Your Files into one Folder

First, you need to find your big pile of SVGs that you have downloaded over the years. Once you have located them, you can move on to the next step.

2. Create a Plan that Fits YOU

Second, decide how you use your SVGs. Some use only tumbler designs. Others use an SVG for everything from graduation decor to card making, graphic tee designs, and even scrapbook pages.

  1. Make a list of ways you use your files.
    • Card making, Scrapbook Pages, Signs, etc.
  2. Make a list of occasions you use your SVG files.
    • Mother’s Day, New Baby, Monthly holidays like Christmas or Winter, etc

3. Grab My Free SVG Organization Starter Kit

Lastly, enter your email below, and you will receive our organizational PDF showing which category ideas to organize your SVGs files.

As a bonus, I’ll even get you started and send you the link to some empty folders already named to get you going. All you have to do is drag and drop your current SVGs inside of them!

Grab My Free Starter Kit

Enter your email, and I’ll send you a free SVG Organization Starter kit, including a PDF with ideas for the folder names and a link to folders already named. Keep the ones you want and start organizing today.


Organizing Your SVG Files Starter Kit

Organizing Your SVGs files can be a daunting tsks if you have never done it. But I’m sure you will be glad you did this, next time you go to craft and can actually find what you are looking for!

Be sure to check out our SVG Club to avoid worrying about saving your SVGs on your desktop – Simply log in, grab your files or search the shop and have access to all our SVG files with our yearly plan.

Check your dashboard to find files you have already downloaded.

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More About SVGs for Crafting

What is the Windows app for viewing SVG files?

SVG Explorer is an option for an SVG viewer and explorer.

If you are on Windows 10, locate and go to your Windows Explorer folder with your SVG files.

Next, click on VIEW, and at the layout, click Tiles. This will more than likely show your SVG images on your Windows Explorer without installing anything.

How to View SVGs on your Mac

Locate the SVG you want to view. Select it (click once) and then press the space bar.

Press the space bar again to close the view.


About Chelly

DIYs and designing SVG files are my passion. I feel so blessed to get to do what I love on this site for work. If you are a crafter or a craft business owner, I invite to look around and have fun! Read more…

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  1. I have about a kazillion (what? it’s a number used by craft hoarders) SVG files. I have tried to keep them somewhat organized, but any more help at taming the beast that is my “crafts” folder is always appreciated!

  2. I just sent my email to get your folder names to help me organize my SVG files. Thanks for the help because I have over 2700 doAwnloaded files!

  3. Thank you! I have always tried to organize them, but have yet to find a good solution. I am so excited for your advice!