Do you store your wrapping paper in your scrapbook room? I would like to move my wrapping supplies to my craft area, because I usually find I'm running to three different rooms when I need to wrap a present. I grab the box of wrapping paper that I have stored under my bed, run upstairs to the craft area to get ribbon and other package embellishments, and then back down to the kitchen for Scotch tape. The only reason I haven't moved my wrapping supplies to my scrapbook room is because of … [Read more...]
Organize Your Craft Room
Looking for functional, yet inexpensive, ways to keep your scrapbooking supplies in order? These ideas to organize your craft room should help bring order to your space, so that you can spend your time crafting instead of cleaning!
Are buttons, brads, eyelets and other small scrapbook embellishments taking over your craft area? It can be difficult finding a good way to keep them organized, but guess what, I know a fun way to do just that - an altered spice rack! The spice rack pictured here comes from Krafty Lady Incali at My So Called Scrappy Life. Her spices had long since expired, so she got rid of them, cleaned the jars, and went to work on altering it. … [Read more...]
Hi Scraplifters! Today I wanted to talk to you about baker's twine. Although it was originally used for wrapping baked goods (hence the name!), it is now frequently used for embellishing cards and scrapbook pages. It can be purchased in sampler packs, where you get several colors, usually at 10-12 yards each. The problem with these sampler packs is the twine is usually held together by a label. When you break open the label, you need to have a way to store what's left. That's where thi … [Read more...]
How do your organize your scrapbook paper scraps? Me? Well, all mine are just thrown in a box. I will be the first to admit it that my system is not working out too well. However, for every problem, there's a solution! Thanks to Rachel at Cooks ~ Cleans ~ Plays With Paper, I found my solution just the other day. Check it out... Rachel does not give many written specifics about her scrap paper storage, but her picture is worth a thousand words! … [Read more...]