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Yes, you’ll want to catalog your embossing folders too! This week we’ll follow the cataloging steps from week 5, with a few small changes and get your embossing folders, sorted, labeled, cataloged and stored.  What you need: – Additional pages for your catalog – Black marker – for creating a grid pattern on your paper – Crayons – Label supplies – Storage Containers What to do: 1. Gather your embossing folders together. 2. Sort embossing folders by size. 3. If you need storage containers order or purchase the right sizes and styles for your embossing folder collection. 4. Fill your storage containers with embossing folders. 5. Number embossing folders and label storage containers with number “bookmarks” – remember to leave numbers if you have extra space. 6. Create “grid” sheets and use them to catalog embossing folders that are generic background designs. Use 2 squares on the grid if you…

Keep things together you use together – that means sorting and organizing your embellishments by theme, holiday, or color rather than by “type.”  This idea can be hard to get your brain around, but think about working on a project, i.e., a birthday scrapbook page – when you look in your “birthday” section you want to see all your choices in one place – stickers, stencils, brads, die cuts… Now imagine that you want to add some “color” to that same birthday page – you want to match the other embellishments you’ve selected from the Birthday section – reds and pinks, when you flip to your rainbow section, you’ll see all of your choices – in just the right colors.  It might be flowers, beads, bling, tags, felt, glitter – it’s one stop shopping, no remembering required. What you need: You’ll need embellishment organizers that will allow you to “combine…

Hello, my crafty friends! Tiffany Spaulding here today on the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine blog! Thanks so much for popping by to learn a little about getting your current crafting project organized. If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you know one of my mantras is “Go Vertical!”  Usually, I’m talking about paper, vinyl, ink pads, or other craft supplies, but today I want you to apply the Go Vertical strategy to your current crafting project. Why vertical?  In general, vertical: Takes up less space Presents items in a more visible way Allows for easier accessibility Provides a more “mobile” solution One of the things that regularly happen with crafting projects and especially paper crafting projects is that we bury our scissors, rulers, embellishments, etc. which results in the “tap and search” – when we literally tap around all of the items on our workspace hoping to find the…

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