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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

 Did you find a helpful tip today!?

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Comments

Barbara Ramsey

Hi Patty!

Thank you for the great tips! I don't have a Container Store by me but went on Amazon and found them all! I am ordering today. Perfection! :<) Wishing you a happy weekend!

Hugs,

Barbara Diane

Cindy H

I am so glad that I am not the only one that seems to have 'extras' laying around that I just can't throw away! Thanks for sharing your organization tips.

Etta Buchwald

I have really been working for the last month to organize my craft room and it looks much better. Thank you for your tips. Etta

Donna

I love your storage tips and details, thanks Patty! xo

Sue Duffy

Great ideas, Patty. As always! TFS

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