Sunday, May 21, 2017

2017 Craft Space Organization Challenge Take 2 ~ Challenge #2: Paper

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How did you make out with last week's challenge? Did you find your work table?

I managed to get all of my tables cleared and scrubbed. I've posted photos in our Facebook group but you are also welcome to post links to your challenge photos as a comment here.

We have started a Facebook group as a place for us to share photos, accomplishments, encouragement, tips and tricks as we work through the 2017 Craft Space Organization Challenge.

Here is this week's challenge:

Your challenge this week is to S.P.A.C.E. your paper - - and I mean ALL of your paper: cardstock, patterned paper, specialty papers, and all those SCRAPS!

SORT: Bring all of your paper to one area. Sort it all into piles: KEEP, SELL, DONATE, TRASH

PURGE: bag up, and assign a price to paper bundles that you want to SELL at a garage sale or online, and put the bags in the garage sale box. Throw out the TRASH pile. Bag up the DONATE pile and immediately make arrangements for drop-off/pick-up or put in your vehicle.

ASSIGN: separate your paper into categories that make sense to you. For example, you may want to divide it simply into cardstock and patterned paper. If you have a huge stash of paper, you may want to divide it by colour, theme, or manufacturer.

Another way to sort your paper is in page kits. Package matching patterned papers in a zip lock or similar bag, add matching cardstocks and embellishments to create kits.

CONTAINERIZE: store you paper in a way that makes sense to you:

- vertical paper holders
- hanging vertical file folders
- wire cubes
- paper trays
- paper organizers
- bookcases with adjustable shelves

Click here to see lots of different storage ideas.

EQUALIZE: each time you finish a scrap session, return from a crop, or bring home new papers, spend a few minutes putting your paper away where it belongs.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Only One Sewing finish in March 2017 . . .

. . . but isn't it cute?


Knitting and crochet completed in March 2017






Scrapbooking layouts completed in March 2017


Yes, I did scramble some spots up on this (and other layouts) to hide personal information.  Cool, huh?  Okay, you may not be as excited as I am but, considering I don't understand computers,  this is very exciting to me.







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