Organization

Craft Room Organizing Tip for Card Makers

 I love sharing craft room organizing tips with you!! I love finding new ways to organize my stamping and crafting supplies.  When I find something that really works well for me, I love sharing that idea with you.  If it works for you, great!   If you have another system in place, great - leave me a comment and tell me all about it! :)

 I know you don't come here to see the "mess" so I'll just share the "after" photos of my newly organized box for storing parts and pieces that were all over my desk!  I bought this container at The Container Store (info below) and LOVE the sections of this container AND that it's wide enough to fit a card front or folded card/envelope!

 Organization tips for Card Makers:

Organizing Tips for Crafters and Card Makers featuring a 4 section Linus Packet Organizer from the Container Store.

I have 2 of these 4-section Linus Packet Organizers shown above (details below).

LEFT:  this one holds all of my essentials like Stampin' Dimensionals, pearls, doilies, gems, glitter dots, rhinestones, etc.

RIGHT: this one holds all the miscellaneous pieces that were scattered in containers all around my desk.  I have a section for pieces that will be used on a card, a section for partially completed cards, a section for card ideas, and in back, a section of stamped images ready to color.

I used my DYMO labeler to label dividers.  You can see file folder supplies from Staples that I used for the DIVIDERS IN THIS POST.

 

Craft room and card maker tip: create a container with dividers for all those unfinished card pieces!  By Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

Above: the labeled sections I used in my container.  Do what works for you!

Amazing Linus Packet Organizer from the Container Store is perfect for storing paper crafting and card making essentials!!  Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

This is the 4 section Linus Packet Organizer I found at the Container Store... LOVE this!

Amazing Linus Packet Organizer from the Container Store is perfect for storing paper crafting and card making essentials!!  Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 Die Cut Storing Tip:

 Below:  This is another great time saver/organizer I have in my craft room.  I also got this container at the Container store (this one was from a few years ago), and I was storing my essentials like dimensionals, pearls, rhinestones, etc., in it.. but I found it works so well for my stash of die cut pieces!!!!!!!

  Multi Section Organizer is perfect for storing paper crafting and card making die cut pieces!!  Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

You may be asking why do I have so many die cuts?  I make 50 to 70 of each card design for customer thank you cards several times a month, so having this stash of die cuts is a huge time saver!  I do have a wonderful neighbor that helps me by doing some bulk die cutting, and it works out well for both of us!!

Multi Section Organizer is perfect for storing paper crafting and card making die cut pieces!!  Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 Last Tip:

I have a little container for all the tiny extra die cut pieces that end up on my table.. then I go through it often to add that little extra special touch to a project!  This is just a Dollar Store plastic dish.. it doesn't have to be anything fancy, but I do find that "see through" is helpful for me.

Dollar Store plastic dish is perfect for storing paper crafting and card making die cut pieces!!  Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

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How I store my Stampin' UP! framelit dies

 

Each time I share a video, someone always asks about the awesome storage solution I've found for my Stampin' UP! framelits!!

I use the Stamp-n-Storage Magnet Cards, and Avery Elle plastic pockets!

Awesome craft room storage solution for Stampin' Up! framelit dies featuring Stamp-n-Storage magnet cards, Wafer Die Storage totes, and Avery Elle plastic sleeves. By Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

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Watch the video HERE showing how I store the magnet sheets in the Avery Elle plastic sleeves.

 

Organize your Stampin' UP! Big Shot Framelits and Thinlits with boxes and magnet sheets by Stamp n Storage.  Watch the video tutorial by Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

 I store my framelits on the magnet cards in the Stamp-n-Storage Wafer Die Storage Totes. I have all 3 sizes, but use the medium size the most. (as shown above).  

Here are the Stamp-n-Storage supplies I used to organize my framelits, thinlits and edgelits:

Organize your Stampin' UP! Big Shot Framelits and Thinlits with boxes and magnet sheets by Stamp n Storage.  Watch the video tutorial by Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

 

Organization Supplies:

 

Below: the Avery Elle pockets I bought on Amazon. They are also perfect for your 6x6 Paper Stacks, and for keeping all the loose 6x6 sheets and scraps together!

  Craft Room StorageTip for organizing 6x6 paper stacks with Avery Elle plastic sleeves, by Patty Bennett

You can see more info about how I store and organize my Stampin' UP! products here..

 

Hope you found this tip helpful! Let me know if you have any questions!

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Have you collected the New Stampin' UP! colors yet?

 Have you filled in your Stampin' UP! Color Collection with the 16 new colors yet?

 

Stampin' Up! is offering the 16 new colors in Ink Pads, Stampin' Write Markers and Cardstock, plus a variety of embellishments from the 2018 Color Revamp!

 

New Stampin' UP! Color Collection assortments of cardstock, ink pads and Stampin' Write markers, available online at www.MyStampOrder.com

 Click any product image BELOW to SHOP online in my Stampin' UP! Store!

 All of the new color products are also available individually, SEE THEM HERE, but it's always fun to get the whole collection, as shown above!

 

See more about the NEW colors in my video below!!

 

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Free Download: 2018 Stampin UP! NEW Colors - labels to print on Avery 5167

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for the Stampin' UP! Color Family

Label sheets. 

Use Avery Label 5167 for laser jet printing.

Download 2018 Stampin Up Color Family labels

You'll see all the new Stampin' UP! Colors in your new catalog, but here is a great chart for reference! These are the 4 color families, plus the 2 In Color lists and the 3 new "basics".

  2018 Stampin' UP! Color revamp new color families for cardstock, ink and accessories.

HELPFUL LINKS:

Click to see how I organize my Stampin' UP! Cardstock

Shop All Stampin' Up! Cardstock HERE

Click to see how I organize my 12x12 Designer Paper

Click to see how I organize my 6x6 Designer Paper stack

Stamp-n-Storage 8-1/2x11 cardstock holders here

Stamp-n-Storage 8-1/2x11 or 12x12 paper holder label system

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How I organized my NEW Stampin' Up! ink pads!

 

This year I made a big change in my craft room and organized all of my Stampin' UP! cardstock, ink pads and reinkers in Rainbow Order!!  I have been thinking about it for years, and with the new color revamp this year, I decided rather than memorizing which colors were in which Stampin' UP! color families, I would just change to rainbow order!

Results: I LOVE IT!

 

Stampin' UP! ink pads in rainbow order. Patty's craft room organization tips.  Stamp-n-Storage wood storage units.  www.PattyStamps.com

ABOVE: my ink pad storage units from Stamp-n-Storage, show 2 styles of ink pad holders.  The one on the bottom is for the new style Stampin' UP! ink pads only (it won't fit the old style). The one on top is the old style (see this post), and holds the old and new style pads.   They offer MANY different styles of ink pad holders, and from June 8 to 18, 2018 you'll find some of them on sale at 15% off!

 

Helpful Links

 

Stampin' UP! ink refills in rainbow order. Patty's craft room organization tips.   www.PattyStamps.com

Above: I redid my reinkers into rainbow order as well!!  They are all in a drawer next to me as I craft, so I can easily grab them to reink my pads or use them for watercoloring techniques.  I used retired candy dots and glimmer dots, some colored with Stampin' Blends or Sharpie markers, to try to capture a color close to the ink color, then I wrote the name on the lid with a fine tip Sharpie.

 

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Like I mentioned above, I LOVE the rainbow order for my supplies!   The great news is.. if you try it and you don't like it, it's so easy to change ... but for me, this was a GREAT change!  I love just being able to "browse the greens", or "browse the reds" at a glance!! :) 

 

Stampin' UP! cardstock in rainbow order. Patty's craft room organization tips.  Stamp-n-Storage wood storage units.  www.PattyStamps.com

 

Helpful Links!

  • Click HERE for more info on my cardstock in Rainbow Order!
  • Click HERE to see paper storage options on Stamp-n-Storage website
  • Click HERE to purchase Stampin' UP! cardstock

 

Stampin' UP! Stampin' Blends alcohol markers  in rainbow order. Patty's craft room organization tips.  Stamp-n-Storage wood storage units.  www.PattyStamps.com

Lastly, I wanted to share my Stampin' Blends marker holder.. I love it and am eagerly awaiting the new colors of Stampin' Blends to be come available later this month!!

Helpful Links

  • Click HERE to shop the Stamp-n-Storage Marker holder
  • Click HERE to shop Stampin' Blends
  • More info HERE about the 10 day sale from Stamp-n-Storage

(Note:  15% off offer from Stamp-n-Storage does NOT apply to Stampin' Up! products)

 

 
 
 

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Trying out "Rainbow Order" this year

I'm trying something new this year!  Instead of organizing my Stampin' Up! cardstock in the 4 color families and In Colors in separate paper holders, I combined them all into one big rainbow!  I am LOVING my rainbow order cardstock organization so far!!! :)

As you may know, Stampin' Up! is taking the opportunity to revamp our color families in honor of their 30 Year Anniversary!!  Rather than put all my new colors into the new families, I decided to see how I'd like it in rainbow order!

 

Patty's Stampin' UP! Rainbow of Cardstock 2018 Color Revamp!

My inspiration came from Monica Gale.  Her cardstock is organized in one long horizontal rainbow row, but I don't have room to do that.. so this is how I have mine! 

You can see Monica's rainbow list here.

You will notice that I modified my order a little from hers, because I put the white, vanilla, and neutrals on the left, separate from the rainbow.  I am LOVING this rainbow order so far!!  Do what works for you, and the great news is, you can change it around anytime! :)

I love my paper holders, see the Stamp-n-Storage 8-1/2x11 cardstock holders here

Be sure to click the option to include the 8-1/2x11 or 12x12 paper holder label system to match your paper holder size.. I find them super helpful.. here is how they look: 

 

Patty's Stampin' UP! rainbow order cardstock storage with Stamp-n-Storage paper holder label system. 2018 color revamp.

 

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Free Download: 2018 Stampin UP! NEW Colors - labels to print on Avery 5167

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for the Stampin' UP! Color Family

Label sheets. 

Use Avery Label 5167 for laser jet printing.

Download 2018 Stampin Up Color Family labels

  

    

 

 

 

You'll see all the new Stampin' UP! Colors in your new catalog, but here is a great chart for reference! These are the 4 color families, plus the 2 In Color lists and the 3 new "basics".

  2018 Stampin' UP! Color revamp new color families for cardstock, ink and accessories.

HELPFUL LINKS:

Shop All Stampin' Up! Cardstock HERE

Click to see how I organize my 12x12 Designer Paper

Click to see how I organize my 6x6 Designer Paper stack

Stamp-n-Storage 8-1/2x11 cardstock holders here

Stamp-n-Storage 8-1/2x11 or 12x12 paper holder label system

 

 

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New 2018 Stampin' UP! product Unboxing video!

 

What can be more fun than a new box of Stampin' Up! products and a new catalog?   I don't know... not too many things are more exciting to a crafter!! :)  Do you want to see what I got? Watch the video below! PLUS BONUS TIPS:  how I am organizing my cardstock, Stampin' Spots, sponge daubers and die cuts!

 

New 2018-2019 Stampin' Up! catalog preorder unboxing video from Patty Bennett

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 Watch the video below to see some of my new goodies, and the organization tips I mentioned above!

 

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SHOPPING LINKS:

Stamp-n-Storage paper dividers here

Stamp-n-Storage trays for Stampin' Spots here

Empty Stampin' Spots available here

Ink refills to make your own Stampin' Spots available here

 

Link to my list of "rainbow order" colors from Monica Gale here

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Free Download: 2018 Stampin UP! NEW Colors - labels to print on Avery 5167

Click below to download the .pdf file

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Label sheets.  Use Avery Label 5167.

Download 2018 Stampin Up Color Family labels

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Winner of the $100 Stamp-n-Storage Shopping Spree

 Wow!! Thank you for your enthusiasm and over 300 comments entered to win the $100 shopping spree for craft room organizers from Stamp-n-Storage!!!!  You can view ALL of their amazing products HERE!

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Thank you to everyone who entered to win the $100 Stamp-n-Storage shopping spree give away!

(see this post)

 

The WINNER is:

 Lisa O'Reilly from Cary, NC!! 

Email me at PattyStamps@comcast.net so I can let you know how to redeem your shopping spree!!

 

Lisa actually left 2 comments back to back.. here they are!! Thank you for participating!

Winner Stamp-n-Storage $100 shopping spree giveaway for craft room organization products!

 

Thank you Stamp-n-Storage for teaming up with me to offer this great Shopping Spree Giveaway!

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$100 Stamp-n-Storage Give Away!!

 

Whoohoooo!!  I know how much you love the amazing products from Stamp-n-Storage; the perfect solution to help you organize your crafting spaces!!  So, I am teaming up with Stamp-n-Storage to share a $100 shopping spree with one lucky winner!

 

  Stamp-n-Storage $100 shopping spree giveaway - enter to win at www.PattyStamps.com by 4/10/18

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It's easy to enter to win!

  • leave a comment on this blog post, and tell me your 3 favorite Stamp-n-Storage products
  • 2nd chance to win: leave a 2nd comment on this blog post and tell me something in your craft room that needs organizing!

Details:

  • must be in the U.S. to win the shopping spree
  • must leave your name and state in your comment
  • emails do not count.. please click on the word comments at the bottom of this post on my blog to leave your comment
  • deadline to enter to win: 9pm PT 4/10/18
  • $100 shopping spree winner will be announced on 4/11/18 here on my blog
  • if you are the winner, contact me to redeem your prize!! (pattystamps@comcast.net)
  • no purchase necessary to enter to win

 

Below you will find some of the great craft room storage and organization solutions from Stamp-n-Storage

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Sta,mp-n-Storage craft room organization for punches and accessories

Above: click to view all Punch storage  /  click to view accessories storage

click to view washi tape storage

 

Sta,mp-n-Storage craft room organization for ink pads, markers and reinkers

ABOVE:  click to view all ink pad holders    /   ink pad with marker/reinker storage

 

Sta,mp-n-Storage craft room organization for makers and ribbon

ABOVE: click to view marker storage   /   ribbon storage

 

Sta,mp-n-Storage craft room organization for wafer dies, framelits, thinlits and embossing folders - perfect storage for magnet sheets

ABOVE: click to view embossing folder and die storage   /   magnet cards

Tips for how I store my dies on Stamp-n-Storage magnet cards

 

Sta,mp-n-Storage craft room organization for cardstock, designer paper, specialty paper - 12"x12" and 8-1/2"x11"

ABOVE:  click for Paper Storage solutions

 

Stamp-n-Storage also offers perfectly sized craft product storage for the IKEA Kallax wall unit system

ABOVE:  Stamp-n-Storage also has dozens of products that fit into the IKEA Kallax wall units!

 

Stamp-n-Storage pop up sale, Pleasanton CA, March 2018 - craft room storage solutions

 

A couple weeks ago, Cindee and I were asked to help at the Stamp-n-Storage pop up sale here in the San Francisco Bay area. (see this post). It was SO much fun meeting so many crafters and stampers and figuring out the perfect storage solutions for their crafting spaces!!   Thanks Brett & Michelle for an AWESOME day!!

 

Stamp-n-Storage pop up sale, Pleasanton CA, March 2018 - craft room storage solutions

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Paper Storage Solutions for Crafters

How do you like to store your cardstock and papercrafting designer papers? 

Vertical or Horizontal?  Rainbow order? Color Families?

In Slots? In Hanging folders? At your fingertips? In a cabinet?

I recently watched THIS fun video from Stamp-n-Storage - they have GREAT paper storage solutions for crafters!!

 

Do you love to organize your craft room?

JOIN ME on Monday, March 26th!!

for the Stamp-n-Storage Pop Up Sale!

Pleasanton, California (San Francisco Bay Area)

 
Stamp-n-Storage Pop Up Sale, Pleasanton, CA March 26, 2018
 
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I have some fun news!! I will be helping at the Stamp-n-Storage pop-up booth in Pleasanton, CA here in the Bay Area on Monday, March 26th!!  If you can stop by, I'd love to see you so you can see all of the amazing storage products they offer for crafting spaces!!
 
 
Click here to shop Stamp-n-Storage online if you are not local to the Bay Area.
 
  
 
Here is how it works:
  • You'll save 20% OFF Stamp-n-Storage products
  • You'll save up to 30% OFF magnet sheets
  • You'll get to take home product with you!!

On Monday, the 26th:

  • Join us inside the Sheraton on Hopyard Rd in Pleasanton
  • Check out the huge display of Stamp-n-Storage products at 20% off
  • Sign up for a chance to win a $75 store credit!!
  • No need to lug your purchases around.. you can grab a ticket at each item display, pay for your products, then drive your car around to the trailer to pick up your products!
 
I have used their top of the line products for many years and have been adding to my craft room bit by bit to incorporate storage for my cardstock, 12x12 paper, embossing folders, framelits/dies, 6x6 paper, Stampin' Blends, stamp sets and ink pads!
 
Are you excited!?  I am!!  Watch this fun Stamp-n-Storage video!!
 

 
How cool was that!?  Can you imagine all the goodies in that trailer!!??
 

Craft Room Storage Solutions & Tips:

 
 

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Great tip for storing your 6x6 Paper Stacks

 Do you love craft room storage tips?  Check out my video below today!

Tip for storing 6x6 paper stacks in your craft room, by Patty Bennett

I recently shared my tip for storing your 6x6 paper stacks on a Facebook Live video on my business facebook page.  If you missed it, I'm sharing it below.  I love to use the Avery Elle Extra Large stamp and die storage pockets, trimmed down to 7" tall to store each of my Stampin' Up! paper stacks, and the sticker packs fit perfectly as well!


Watch the Facebook Live replay below:

 

Thank you for watching.. did you catch that great tip at the end from Ali about punching the circle!?  :)

Oh my! that was amazing! Loved that extra tip!

 

Storage Box Link: Box I use to store the 6x6 paper stacks from Stamp-n-Storage. I use the medium size box.

 

Below: the Avery Elle pockets I bought on Amazon. They are so perfect for keeping all the loose 6x6 sheets and scraps together!

  Tip for storing 6x6 paper stacks in your craft room, by Patty Bennett

 

You can see more info about how I store and organize my Stampin' UP! products here..

Craft Room Storage Solutions & Tips:

 

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Craft Room Storage & Organization Sale

 

I'm super excited to announce that Stamp-n-Storage is offering a 15% discount on EVERYTHING in their online store July 24 - 31, 2017 for Stamp-n-Storage affiliate customers!  You can take advantage of this offer by using my special shopping link HERE and be sure to use the coupon code!!

 

Use the Coupon Code: SAVE15

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Discount will be added at check-out.

 

If you've followed me for very long, you probably know that I LOVE all of the Stamp-n-Storage products for storing and organizing my Stampin' UP! paper, ink, dies, accessories and more!

 

Stamp-n-storage craft room organization products for Patty's Stampin' UP! paper ink dies magnet sheets and more

 

You can see more info about how I store and organize my Stampin' UP! product here..

Craft Room Storage Solutions & Tips:

 

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Craft Room Storage Tip for Accessories & Embellishments Video

 

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I have a fun tip that I hope will give you ideas for storing and organizing your crafting embellishments and accessories!

I recently brought all of the new Stampin' Up! embellishments and accessories to a demonstrator meeting for the display table, and rather than just put the packages on the table, I put all the darling products in sweet little white bowls from the Daiso Japan store!  They were only $1.50 each and made everything look so cute!

 

Craft room organization tip for accessories and embellishments - video tutorial with Patty Bennett from www.pattystamps.com

Watch the video below!

Please enjoy this quick 5 minute video with a fun tip for organizing (and hopefully USING) your crafting embellishments and accessories! 

 

 
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We had lots of display tables at the meeting.. here are a couple photos of the tables as they filled up with products and projects;

Luv 2 Group Stampin' Up! Demonstrator meeting June 2017 with Patty Bennett & Gina Cardera

Craft room organization tip for accessories and embellishments - video tutorial with Patty Bennett from www.pattystamps.com

 

When I came home from this demonstrator meeting, I decided to leave all of the products in the cute bowls, gather them all into a tray (from the Container Store) and keep them at my stamping desk!!

  1. I thought this should help keep them organized
  2. I hope it will encourage me to grab them and USE THEM!
  3. I can see at a glance what is running low

 

One tip I shared in the video above was to go ahead and take all of the wood embellishment pieces out of the wood sheets.. this way I KNOW I will grab them and use them.. and in fact I already have!

Stars & Hearts Elements #144215, pg 198

Touches of Nature Elements #144216, pg 196

Craft room organization tip for accessories and embellishments - video tutorial with Patty Bennett from www.pattystamps.com

 

 I hope you enjoyed that idea for organizing in your craft room, and I hope you will enjoy some photos from our fun Luv 2 Stamp group demonstrator meeting last month!!

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Luv 2 Group Stampin' Up! Demonstrator meeting June 2017 with Patty Bennett & Gina Cardera

Luv 2 Group Stampin' Up! Demonstrator meeting June 2017 with Patty Bennett & Gina Cardera

Luv 2 Group Stampin' Up! Demonstrator meeting June 2017 with Patty Bennett & Gina Cardera

Luv 2 Group Stampin' Up! Demonstrator meeting June 2017 with Patty Bennett & Gina Cardera

 

 As you can see we had a wonderful time!!  I'll be sharing more about this meeting soon, and you can see the embossing paste projects I shared HERE.

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Stampin' UP! Paper Snip Scissor Sharpener Tip

 

I have quite a collection of Stampin' Up! Paper Snips and (now retired) Craft/Ribbon Scissors.  And they ALL needed sharpening.  We found this "Work Sharp" brand Knife & Tool sharpener and it came highly recommended, so we bought one.  It is great!!  You don't need the special edition one, but that's what they had so we got it.  I'm thankful for my handyman hubby who took the time to sharpen all my scissors for me!!

 

Scissor Sharpening tip: Work Sharp knife sharpener is fabulous for my Stampin' Up! paper snips!

 

You may be wondering why I have so many pairs of paper snips and craft scissors ... at classes or other events I like to have a tool caddy with all the stamping and crafting essential tools, like Paper Snips, bone folders, paper piercer, Snail, Fast Fuse and Multipurpose Glue.  If you need any of these handy crafting supplies, you'll find product photos at the bottom of this blog post, linked to my online store.  Just click any photo to shop now!

I really wish Stampin' Up! still offered the Craft & Rubber Scissors as well as the Craft Scissors - perfect for cutting ribbon.. but they are retired now.  I still love mine!

Work Sharp brand sharpeners are available at Cabela's, on Amazon or at some hardware stores.

 

Scissor Sharpening tip: Work Sharp knife sharpener is fabulous for my Stampin' Up! paper snips!

 

Gotta love my super handy hubby.. and love my super sharp scissors!!! :)

 

Scissor Sharpening tip: Work Sharp knife sharpener is fabulous for my Stampin' Up! paper snips!

 

 
 

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Organize your Ink Refills with Enamel Shapes!

 

Craft Room Organization Tip!

Organize your Stampin' UP! ink refills (re-inkers) by putting a Stampin' Up! Enamel Shape on the lid!

I organize mine in color families, and then place the Enamel Shape on the lid. This system makes it So easy to find the right color when I need to re-ink my pad!  I saw this idea online and I cannot fine the originator of this idea.. but if it was you, thank you and please comment so I can give you credit!

 

Organize your craft room!  Place Enamel Shapes on your Stampin' Up! In Refills to easily identify them!

 

I am going to try to do a better job in the coming year to remind you to always buy the ink refill when you buy the ink pad.  You will always have it on hand, and we all know that a freshly inked pad produces a much better stamped image, too!

I store mine in a 4 section drawer divider from the Container Store in my Elfa Cart drawer:

Bisley 4-Compartment Shallow Drawer Insert Black
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Need tips for re-inking your pad?  Watch my VIDEO HERE.

 

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6x6 Paper Stack Storage Tip

 

Craft Room Storage tip for 6x6 paper!

Why didn't I try this years ago??  Wow!! This is such a great way to store my 6x6 Stampin' Up! Paper Stacks!!

I am using a lovely wood storage box from Stamp-n-Storage and dividers I made myself to organize my paper stacks!  This works great for any paper 6x6 or smaller!

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Stamp-n-storage wafer die box great craft room storage tip for 6x6 paper

 

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Stamp-n-storage wafer die box great craft room storage tip for 6x6 paper

 

I love that I can now see at a glance if I am running low on one of the paper stacks, and I can also keep all my loose pieces all together in the same spot instead of having them fall out all over! :)

 

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