Creative Scrapbook Storage Units : What’s Your Pleasure

Creative Scrapbook Storage Units : What’s Your Pleasure

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I am continuously amazed at the creative scrapbook storage units people come up with to wrassle their supplies into some kind of control.

Here’s a video of a really frugal approach with some great reuse of cabinetry, and other re-purposed item.

Dramamine warning in effect….the camera work is a bit nauseating (shaky) I don’t recommend watching this on a full stomach. You have been warned!Continue reading

Scrapbooking While Moving : What, Are You Nuts!?

Scrapbooking While Moving : What, Are You Nuts!?

I know there are some hard core scrapbookers out there who manage to carve out time to scrapbook in the most amazingly busy of time, but scrapbooking while moving? Dang girl…..I bow down, because I am not worthy!

Seriously though, Christa over at Write.Click.Scrapbook did a fascinating post on her big move to Japan and has managed to pare down her scrapbooking supplies to the essentials. Now THAT’S what I’m talking about.

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Best Way Organize Scrapbooking…Fill In The Blank

Best Way Organize Scrapbooking…Fill In The Blank

Staying organized in the scrapbooking world (or in life itself) is a constant challenge. At least for me. I have spurts of what I call ‘cleaning frenzys’ where my tolerance for the clutter has reached the limit and I must clean. I MUST clean now! Finding the best way to organize my scrapbooking ‘whatever’ is an ever evolving process. You got your photos (old prints), you got your digital prints, you got your paper, embellishments, stamps, tools, materials, supplies…..STUFF! Oh my gawd…where will it end?Continue reading

Some Awesome Scrapbook Paper Storage Ideas

Some Awesome Scrapbook Paper Storage Ideas

Do you ever feel like you are being taken over by the paper monster? Scraps here, pads there, loose 12 x 12 sheets both here and there. Well, fear not intrepid reader, we have some awesome scrapbook paper storage ideas for your reading (and viewing pleasure).

This one is freakin’ brilliant. You know all those scraps you have? Check out this video for a truly inspired solution.Continue reading

Scrapbooking Room Envy : Color Me Chartreuse

Scrapbooking Room Envy : Color Me Chartreuse

I was just trolling the big FB (facebook) and ran across this post that is on one of the pages I like. Talk about Scrapbooking room envy. O. M. G.

As a fellow crafaholic and semi-reformed packrat, this room is the absolute best of both worlds. Beautifully executed with room to store all the necessities, its a real ‘gasper’.

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How To Organize Scrapbooking Supplies : A Never-ending Process?

How To Organize Scrapbooking Supplies : A Never-ending Process?

Ah yes the ‘how to organize scrapbooking supplies‘ post. Might as well label it ‘how to organize your life’. This for me seems to be a never-ending process. I confess, I have a pack-rat gene and I struggle to keep all my things organized. Usually I let things build up until they bother me enough to have what I call a ‘cleaning frenzy’.

The folks over at HSN have a great 20 item list of things to do to get your scrapbooking supplies organized. No ah-ha moments here. Just practical, useful tips that will get you inspired to get organized.

How To Organize Scrapbooking Supplies : 10 Top Tips

1. Make it easy. Different personality styles require different organization systems. Make sure you use an organization system you can live with – one that works with your style and allows you to find things without delay. If you find things easier when they’re alphabetized, then use that type of system. Perhaps you’re better at finding things by color, or maybe you prefer to organize by manufacturer. It’s all about finding the style that makes you most productive. Your organization system must work in harmony with your personality.Continue reading