Organizing Embossing Folders

Trying out a new way to store my embossing folders. I find I’m not using them very often because I have them stored in a little box that is a little hard to flip thru them.

Bought this new case from Michael’s Recollections to hold my folders. It has 40 clear pockets, black background, and has a zipper closure.

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Paper Organization

There are many ways to organize your paper, and I’ve tried many of them! My main advice is this — you want to store the paper vertically so that you can easily flip through it to find what you are looking for.

We collect so much PAPER for scrapbooking and card making. How to store it all? In this video I show some ways creative ways to store 12×12, 8.5×11, 6×6, and 4×6 paper.


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Hoarding / Compassion

As a professional organizer, I’m highly interested in the science of what makes us surround ourselves with stuff. And what is the limit, I mean, when do you reach that tipping point and consider it hoarding?

I recently watched a few YouTube videos about this compulsion and learned a lot more about Hoarding.

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Craftroom Tour 2018

Welcome to my craftroom. I recently got back from a crop and after I put everything away, I thought I’d make a quick video. I love to rearrange so that the room works for my current needs. And I love to see what it looked like over time!  Here’s a link to 2017.

Here’s what is looks like lately! Hope it gives you lots of storage ideas.

Craftroom Organizing

Overwhelmed

Are you feeling overwhelmed when you enter your craft area? Here’s some tips to help think about the problem, and realize your goals.

Many folks want to jump straight into the decorating, but I suggest otherwise. Let’s put a plan together so we avoid re-work and unnecessary expenses.

Getting Started

What is the current layout of your area? The crafts that you like to do should dictate the sections to focus on. Make a list of those categories — sewing, stamping, scrapbooking, photography, etc.

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