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If paper is your #1 organization challenge, scraps are probably #2.  To get you started WATCH this Scrap Management video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYF3h-lUTaI&feature=youtu.be There’s something about throwing scraps away at the end of a project that many of us struggle with. Before I go any further, I want you to answer 1 question – “If you took time to scrapbook a little bit everyday for the rest of your life, would you ever run out of paper?” I suspect the answer was uttered with a little bit of chuckle, a slight head shake, and a “Nnnno.” So, why are you digging through boxes, folders, baskets…of scraps?  Use the paper you have, use the paper you love and stop spending your time searching for a tiny scrap of paper. I’m not saying you should throw away all your scraps, I’m just saying you should be more mindful of the scraps you choose to…

Paper Organization is simple when you have a plan.  Follow these easy steps to get your paper organized and choose the right paper organizing tools for the way you craft. What you’ll need: A “Themes and Sentiments” list 12×12 Dividers Plastic “sticky notes” or paper. I prefer plastic because they are difficult to bend and crease. 12×12 VERTICAL boxes – you can use these for permanent storage or just use them as your “sorting” system. 1 – Create a Themes and Sentiments List This is a list of all of the things you craft about organized alphabetically (NOT to include holidays or seasons) – Baby, Beach, Camping, Travel, etc. Download my example list. 2 – Label your 12×12 dividers Create a label for each of the categories in your Themes and Sentiments list as well as for holidays, seasons, and the rainbow. In the video, I used just a…