Organization

Craft Room Organization Shopping Tips

 

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One of the most delightful places on earth is

The Container Store!

My crafty friends and I LOVE to shop there.. it's an all day "field trip" for grown ups! :)

I am always on the hunt for the best way to organize everything in my craft room, and after several years of shopping at the Container Store, I have some shopping tips and suggestions for making your trip fun, exciting and successful!
 

 

   On a recent trip I was doing a really horrible job at trying to take a selfie, and one of the workers graciously asked if she could take our photo for us.. I'm sure she was tired of watching me struggle!! :)

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So, my BEST TIPS when shopping at the Container Store, IKEA or any other wonderful organizational supply store...

1. TAKE STUFF WITH YOU!  Take a variety of embellishments, papers, tools, etc.

2. TRY THE PRODUCTS OUT in lots of different containers! See what works for you.. what style are you drawn to? How will it fit on your table or on your shelf!?

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3.  LOOK AROUND / TAKE YOUR TIME: You might have to look around for a long time (yes, we've been known to spend 3 hours in there!) until you try it all out and find what you like best!

Here are a few of my Stampin' Up! supplies I take with me.. cardstock, embellishments, paper stacks, stamp set cases, and last time I also brought embossing folders and catalogs with me.  You never know what you are going to want to organize in the perfect container!

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4. THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX.. this lazy susan turntable was in the kitchen section.. I think it will be perfect on my craft table!

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Doesn't this just make your heart go pitter-patter?

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Cindee first turned me on to this great idea.. she uses these little scoops from the kitchen section for embossing powder!!  Someone else suggested using it for glitter or sequins for shaker cards.. how fun!

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One thing I like to do at my stamping desk is to have a stack of stamp sets that I need to use next... I found this box that fits the Stampin' Up! stamp set cases perfectly.. so this pretty box will be going on my desk!

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A bonus.. it also fits 6x6 embossing folders (and the smaller embossing folders) so I got a 2nd box for that purpose!

And, just because you can't have a successful girl's day out without eating...

we stopped at Buckhorn Grill first..

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I'd say this was a sign of success! (it's NOT all mine!)

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 For more about how I've organized my craft room, SEE THIS POST and VIDEO.  Leave me a comment if you have found great organizing tools or containers you'd like to share with me!

 

 Below are some of the Storage Solutions Stampin' UP! has available to you .. you can click on any item to see more details or purchase it in my online store :)

 

 

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Oh my.. help! I need a fairy Godmother to come wave her magic wand and help me get my craft room back in order!!!!  I've been piling up everything since I got back from Convention and I need to get in there and make customer thank you cards and Luv 2 Stamp group top seller recognition cards.. AND I need to put away my new goodies from Convention!

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There are true downfalls to having such a small crafting space... one of them is that there just isn't room for it all sometimes.. so.. I need to step away from the computer for a day and get this room under control.

I'll be back with a fun project for you soon, and in the mean time, if you want to see what my craft room is SUPPOSED to look like,

take my craft room tour here! or watch the video below.

 

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Organizing Your Greeting Stamps

 

Recently I shared a video of my Stamping Loft.. a craft room tour of my little space.

Click here if you missed the craft room tour video.

One of the things that solicited a lot of comments was my 3 tins of loose stamps...

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In the photo above, you can see the 3 tins I have with loose stamps.  This is probably my favorite craft room organizing tip!  The stamps are mostly greeting stamps from various sets, and I keep them next to my stamping desk so that I can grab them quickly, use them, clean them and put them right back in the tin.  I don't like to have to think about which set a thank you or birthday or get well greeting might be in, so I just like to keep them handy like this.  Lazy? hmmm.. I would rather think of it as efficient :)

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You'll notice though that most of them are Wood Mount.  Stampin' UP! offers 3 different types of stamp options, Wood Mount, Clear Mount and Photopolymer.  You can see all 3 types on pg 4 of the Current Annual Catalog.  I get asked often, "Which type of stamps do you prefer?".  My answer is all of them, actually.... I really love the wood mount stamps for my greetings, BECAUSE of the way I like to store them (above), but I also like greeting sets in photopolymer so I can stamp them just where I need to.   And YES, I've been known to buy a set in wood mount and Photopolymer... not often.. but I have done it.

I like the Clear Mount for the more reasonable price, and smaller storage requirements, and then I REALLY love the photopolymer just because I can see where I'm stamping the image AND they stick to the clear blocks like nobody's business!!  I love that!!   So.. I buy stamps in all 3 options... mostly photopolymer, 2nd wood, and 3rd choice is clear.  That's just my preference.. no right or wrong about it.. it's a personal choice for everyone.

After I scoured 3 stores looking for the perfect variety of small tins to hold my stamps in, I happened upon this one in Target one day.... LOL.. you be the judge.. it might be a tad bit too big for my loose stamps :)

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So let me hear from you ... what is your favorite?  Wood, Clear or Photopolymer and why?  Leave me a comment below (on my blog) and let me know!

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HERE in my online store.

 

{Edited to Add at 10:30am:  Connie asked in a comment below, how I keep track of where those stamps go... one good thing is that I'm blessed with a really good memory and I usually can remember where they go, and if not, I look at the GREETING INDEX on pg 245/246/247 of the current Annual catalog and I can usually find which set they go in.  I don't actually put them back into their set until the set retires and I sell or donate it.  Hope that helps?}

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How I store my Stampin' Up! Framelits

 

Thank you for all the kind comments about my Stamp Loft / Craft Room Video Tour!

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Several of you asked for more info about storing specific crafting items, so I will be doing a short series of extra blog posts with more info on how I store and organize specific items.  Today we are talking about organizing Stampin' UP! framelits for the Big Shot.

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As you can see, I use the Stampin' Up! Clear Mount Stamp Set Cases (available in the catalog or HERE online).

Tips Proven to Work Well for me:

  • Slip in some designer paper to make them pretty (this is a GREAT way to use up your retired Designer Paper!), and I put a piece of magnet sheet inside to hold the framelits.
  • The magnet sheets I use are self stick and were sold by Stampin' Up! years ago (I am sure hoping we sell them again some day!!)... but you can also find them online or sometimes in your home improvement stores in the HVAC section... they are used to place over your heating/cooling vents when not in use.
  • One tip you'll also see above is that I like to buy 2 of each framelit set so that I can cut double the # of images/shapes at once.. it's such a time saver for me when prepping for an event or making multiple cards for Customer Thank You's or for swaps.
  • Lastly, use a label maker to label the spine so that you can easily find the set you are looking for. 

 

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Patty's Stamping Loft / Craft Room Tour Video

 

Patty's Stamp Loft / Craft Room Tour Video

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I love seeing how other crafters organize their creative spaces and store their crafting supplies, so I thought you might like to take a tour of my space!  I have a video for you and photos below with storage solution and organization ideas for your craft room.  Join me on a video tour!

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This is my tiny space... it's about 8' x 8'.  I would love a big space like many crafters have, but I also know it's more space than some people have... it fits me just right.

Watch the video below to take a tour of my little stamping loft creative space!

 

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Above: my stamping desk with Stampin' UP! ink pads, markers, Blendabilities, Washi Tape, Dimensionals, pearls, rhinestones, scissors, bone folders and adhesive at my fingertips.  The ink pad holders were purchased about 15 years ago from a company no longer in business.

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12" Revolving Four Tray Bin from Harbor Freight Tools

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Above: 2 drawers filled with my Stampin' UP! punches

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Above: Stampin' Up! ink refills sorted by color families

and Stampin' UP! ribbon and trim in my Elfa drawers from the Container Store

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Above: Patty's Paper drawer of happiness.. see THIS POST for more info

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 8-1/2" x 11" paper holders from Stamp n Storage

holds my 12x12 Stampin' UP! Designer Paper and 8-1/2"x11" cardstock

 

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Above: tins with Patty's most used stamps... they don't get put away.. they stay within arm's reach!

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Above: Stampin' UP! embossing folders, dies, clear plates, magnetic platform. The old drawers were from Hobby Lobby

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Above: all of my Big Shot framelits and thinlits in clear mount cases

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Above: 1 wall of my craft space with cutter, Simply Scored, Big Shot, and stamps

SEE THIS POST for info about how my countertop is raised

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Above: my Project Life counter, with cards, albums, pocket pages and a handy Stampin' Trimmer

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Above: the area where I shoot my project videos and take photos of samples for my blog

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 Crafting Essentials Suggestions for your Craft Room:

 

In addition to the above:

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click to view: Stampin' Up! punches

click to view: Stampin' Up! ribbon and trim

click to view: Stampin' Up! Big Shot, embossing folders and dies

click to view: Stampin' Up! Project Life Supplies

 

 

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I mentioned this in a previous blog post .. but I am DETERMINED to USE my Washi Tape more on my projects!!  I think the 2 newest Washi Tape assortments in the 2015 Stampin' Up! Occasions Catalog are by far my favorite Stampin' UP! Washi Tape assortments.  Have you seen them on pg 5 and 39?  or

view the Stacked with Love assortment here and the Sweet Dreams assortment here

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I just love this beautiful Lotus Blossom stamp set.. did you know it's a FREE selection during Sale a Bration?  OF COURSE you knew.. it's the "best seller" among my customers!  I stamped it above in Calypso Coral and Crisp Cantaloupe ink.. SO pretty!!! The free Calypso Coral Sale a Bration ribbon and the Calypso Coral cardstock base just perfectly round out this striking color combo.

On my Lotus Blossom Card above, I used Washi Tape from the Stacked With Love package (the black stripes), and the Sweet Dreams package (Cantaloupe dots) and the Sweet Sadie package (Pistachio hearts).

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If you would like tips on How to Stamp this Lotus Blossom flower see this video

For more color combo ideas with the Lotus Blossom, see this post.

How do you like to store your Washi Tape?  See below for my storage solution.

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Did you see that cute little row of black dots?  I made those with the Stampin' Up! Project Life Journaling Pens! :)

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Patty's Paper Drawer & Specials Tomorrow

 

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About a month ago I saw an idea online with a beautiful drawer full of cardstock ready to stamp and use in card making, so I bought 2 each of the 8-1/2" x 11" Cardstock Assortment packages from Stampin' Up! plus 2 extra packs of Whisper White, and I created my own

Paper Drawer of Happiness !!!!

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Doesn't that just make you want to craft and create cards!?

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The drawer divider was from IKEA .. thank you to Christina's comment below.. here is the link to the drawer organizer at IKEA.  I have 2 in this drawer.

Below: on the right you can see my 1/2 sheets of all the colors and Whisper White, and then WHOHOOO... stacks of 2" wide pieces for my Scalloped Tag Topper punch and my Angled Tag Topper Punch!!  How lovely is THAT!?

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 If you'd like to do the same thing, below are the links to the paper packs I purchased.  If you don't relish the idea of cutting all that cardstock, consider taking it to FedEx Kinkos or Staples.. they can usually cut it for a very nominal fee.

I cut it in 1/2 first, then cut one of the stacks in 1/2 again for the 1/4 sheets.. hope that makes sense?  I did that with 2 packs of each assortment and 2 packs of Whisper White.

 

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Stampin' Up! Blendabilities Marker Storage and Chart

 

 Oh how I love my Stampin' Up! Blendabilities Markers!

I cannot tell you how relaxing and enjoyable it is to color with them!!!!

Of course having them at your fingertips is key!!!

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I love my Blendabilities Marker holder that I purchased from Stamp n Storage!

You can see it here!

So, here is my question... do I paint it? Do I stain it?

My craft room is a mix of black and white and oak.. so not really sure what I want to do with this holder... leave your comment below and help me please!

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When I posted a sneak peek of this chart on Instagram and Facebook, many of you asked for the chart.. it's a GREAT reference to keep at your desk!! 

You can download it here.

Thank you to Brenda Cardinal who originated this great chart!

You can add Pearls and Rhinestones to your chart and color them.. it's fascinating to see how beautiful each and every shade turns out!

 Right now, as you know, customers can purchase 6 of the sets, plus the Skin Tones and the Memento Black pad and Color LIfter pen, but as of Aug. 1st, customers can also purchase the remaining 6 sets of markers! whohoooo!

BELOW: Available as of July 1: Coastal Cabana, Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, Rich Razzleberry, Skin Tones, Memento black pad, Memento reinker and Color Lifter

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BELOW: and in addition, available Aug. 1: Crumb Cake, Calypso Coral, Wisteria Wonder, Melon Mambo, Night of Navy, Smoky Slate

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IKEA Field Trip for Craft Room Storage Ideas

 

It was time for another Shopping Excursion / Field Trip with some of my Stampin' Up! buddies... this time we met at the IKEA location in Sacramento, CA.  Cindee, Lisa, Wendy and I had a great time looking for unique storage solutions or organizing ideas for our craft rooms!

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We have decided to bring you a Mini Blog Hop with our findings from the trip, so please be sure to visit their blogs today for more fun photos!  

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Above:  We all HUGELY fell in love with this ginormous crafty table top... oh my gosh... I would LOVE to have this in my craft room so I could have friends over to stamp with me... but.. alas, my room is only 8'x8' so I'm afraid this would never fit... ho hum.

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Above:  In my dream craft room I will have a huge wall of these fun, versatile wall organizers... what fun it would be to fill up all these little cubbies with baskets, boxes, paper sorters, etc. !

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And seriously, who doesn't want like 4 of these Raskog Carts in their craft room!? What a great way to organize everything crafty from your Big Shot and dies to your ribbon and embellishments!!!  If I had space, I'd have 4 of the gray ones... ok.. maybe 2 blue and 2 gray... hmmmm.  Thanks LIsa, for demonstrating how easily these roll!

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All of these cute hanging containers were amazing... no wonder Wendy fell in love with them!!  Hang up a rod then just hang the containers!!

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 I think In my dream Craft Room I would also have a wall of these wardrobe type closets... they have beautiful drawers and shelving in them and everything is adjustable and customizable ... Oh Gosh.. who am I kidding.. I'd love to redo my bedroom closet to these too!   Cindee was having fun checking them out!

Ikea-dvd-rack-storage-drawer-liner<<  I got a couple of these.. they go in a drawer and then you can put the DVD cases (a.k.a. clear mount Stampin' Up! stamp set boxes) in them!! What a great way to organize those!!

 

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<<< I know this isn't really an organization idea, but, if I could have flowers in cute pitchers like this at all times in my office and in my craft room, I would be ONE HAPPY CRAFTER!!  My garden is just starting to bloom.. I have almost a dozen roses in bloom right now, so very soon I'll be filling vases and pitchers to have in my office and in my craft room...

THAT makes me HAPPY!

What makes YOU Happy?

Do you have something special in your craft room that just makes you

SMILE?

Share it with me in a comment below.. I'd love to hear about it!

 Don't forget to visit Cindee, Lisa, and Wendy on our IKEA Craft Room Blog Hop today!

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I've always wanted "a statement piece"... you've heard that expresssion, right?

  They toss that phrase around on the DIY Home Decorating shows all the time...  like a really cool chair, or lamp, or big armoire... well, I've never had one.  So when the opportunity came to redo an area behind my computer desk in my home office, I thought, "I'll get some really cool lamps.. those will be my statement pieces!".  I wanted Coral or Blue or something REALLY Zippy!  well... guess I'm out of touch with what's cool because after going to SEVERAL stores, I didn't find ONE thing that could really be considered a statement piece and everything was neutral colors!!! .. geesh. 

SO.. what did I end up with?  THE STORY OF MY LIFE.. a "safe" design.. "safe color", "safe design", nothing fancy.. but that's ok.. I will just have to jazz up the REST of my new little area! 

Stampin' Up! Celebration Basics Banner Kit to the rescue!

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I used the Celebrations Basics Banner Kit and the Bermuda Bay and Calypso Coral Celebration Add-On kits.  You'll find all of these supplies on pg 30 of the Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog and ordering info at the bottom of this post.

The banner in the kit says "CELEBRATE" but I just used part of the supplies and spelled CREATE.

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Patty-desk-lamp<< So this is the lamp I ended up getting... not exactly the "statement piece" I would have liked.. but, they are pretty (I got a pair)... I got the bases at Lowes (thanks to Lisa for helping me pick them out) and I found these shades at Target!  All 4 pieces were under $150 (for the 2 lamps) including the light bulbs :) 

 

The shades have really pretty very dark brown stitching on the linen shade.. I really like them.

 

The bases are very dark brown - almost black. Dark enough that if I want to do black accents on my desk it will look fine.

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What do you think about my DIY charging station? I repurposed (or is that Upcycled?) a letter tray, and covered a piece of cardboard with some left over fabric and batting, attached binder clips to the back of the tray and it holds the charging cords for my phone, my tablet and my camera battery charger! yay!

Now for a quick tutorial on making the flowers for the CREATE Banner:

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I used the printed papers from the Calypso Coral and Bermuda Bay Celebration Add-On kits and die cut them with flowers from the Secret Garden framelit package, sponged them with Calypso Coral ink, stamped them with the Dahlia stamp, cupped them in my hand, then added them to the banner!

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I used Snail adhesive and Stampin' Dimensionals for everything except hot glue on the flowers.

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So what's YOUR statement piece?

And I'm just warning you .. if you say it's a Red Chair.. I just might come move in with you! :)

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New Years Stamp Set Organization Tip

 

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I have always struggled with what to do with my Christmas, Fall and Halloween sets for 3/4 of the year.. and I figured out a great solution!

I tucked them all behind my other stamp sets!! Whohooo!!  I Doubled my stamp set storage!

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I was so excited when I discovered that my 12" deep shelves accomodated 2 rows deep of the Stampin' Up! clear mount boxes!!  whohooo!

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I also keep all my Big Shot Framelits in the Clear Mount Boxes, so they are on my shelf as well, since my Big Shot is right below these shelves.

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{{I've had a few questions about the framelit storage... yes, I have magnetic sheets inside the cases, and I bought them when Stampin' Up! used to sell them.  You can purchase them at home improvement stores like Home Depot or Lowes in the section where they sell heating and cooling duct supplies.. they are meant to cover the duct openings when you are not using your A/C or heat... hope that helps}}

I found these really sturdy GORGEOUS RED boxes at Lowes and they fit perfectly on this shelf, so I used them to store extra Washi Tape, my Undefined Kits, and other items. I made tags for them with the new Scalloped Edge Tag Punch (you'll find this on pg 35 of the new Occasions "Celebrate the Everyday" catalog from Stampin' Up!)

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It's kind of like getting your Christmas tree and decorations all taken down and stored away for the year.. feels like a great start to the new year, doesn't it?

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Card Organizer in a Vintage Drawer!

 

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New! 20 Card Stamp Kit! Everyday Occasions Kit

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I had the best day a couple weeks ago... a GIRLS DAY OUT Field Trip to a new craft store in our area...

DAINGER WILL ROBINSON for sure!!

I bought this vintage drawer (ok, I bought 3 of them)... and turned one into a Card Organizer!

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I made File Folder Tabs with my Envelope Punch Board and I keep this at my desk so that I have all my cards handy to mail!  Learn how to make your own file folder tabs... Watch the File Folder Card video here

(and yes, my dear customers Sue and Aileen in Maine have their own tab, because I'm constantly sending them Thank You cards!) :)

 

 

Supplies of the Envelope Punch Board are Running Low!

Available in my Stampin' Up! online store:

 

Stampin' Trimmer #126889        Envelope Punch Board #133774

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 (How to Make Envelopes Video HERE)

 

 

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Today's Featured Product and Organization Tip:

Tag a Bag Tag Accessory Kit from Stampin' Up!

My sweet friend Cindee suggested keeping all the Tag a Bag tag accessories in a Stampin' Up! Wood Mount storage box... wow.. what a great idea!  So organized!!!  I just wound the Baker's Twine onto old spools and it's all so perfectly neat now!

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Tag Kit & Storage Boxes Available in my ONLINE STORE:

Tag a Bag accessory kit #130153

Wood Mount Storage Boxes #127551

Here are a few cute projects I've made featuring the Tag a Bag Tags:

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more info on the project above located here

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more info on the project above located here

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click for more info on the My Paper Pumpking project above

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I love organizing my crafting supplies.. don't you?

and I love to keep them HANDY on my desk

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I bought a literature sorter and was thrilled that it fits the Stampin' Up! storage boxes so that I can organize all my loose accessories on my stamping desk. I found this sorter at the Container Store but you can check office supply stores as well.

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Purchase your Storage boxes in my online store:

Wood Mount Full Size, pack of 4 #127551

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Storage box spine label

I elected to recycle and use the packaging from my rhinestones, pearls, candy dots, doilies, etc., and just write on them with a Sharpie marker.  I slipped those into the clear covers on the cases and those are my labels.

Of course you can fancy it up and create labels with My Digital Studio, or on your computer.. but this was my quick and cheap (and eco-friendly) solution.

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Go forth and Organize!! :)

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Do you love organizing your crafting space?  I do! 

Stampin' Up! just announced fun new storage boxes that will be available in the NEW CATALOG on May 31!! 

CHECK OUT THIS FUN VIDEO (below) to see all the news!

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I am excited to store my stamps and other supplies in these great cases!

Starting May 31 all wood-mount sets will come in this new packaging. And empty cases will be available with the launch of the new catalog. That means you can transfer all your old sets to these new boxes and store other crafting supplies in them as well!

If you'd like to see more craft room organizing ideas, you can see my (tiny) crafting space here.

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