we r memory keepers crafter’s tote + american crafts sticky thumb adhesive

I love my We R Memory Keepers grey and white 360 Crafter’s Bag, and I’m so excited to now have a matching Crafter’s Tote to make a set! The clean neutral colors appeal to my neat side, and I love the basic wide stripes. I recently got my hands on the new Sticky Thumb adhesiveContinue reading “we r memory keepers crafter’s tote + american crafts sticky thumb adhesive”

storage for large craft tools

I’ve recently acquired some really fun, really awesome, and really large craft tools. I love to create with my new We R Memory Keepers Template Studio and Heidi Swapp Minc, but since I got my hands on them I’ve been wondering how to store them in my craft room in a practical way that willContinue reading “storage for large craft tools”

we r memory keepers thin metal die storage binder

Thin metal cutting die storage is a common challenge for scrapbookers, cardmakers, and paper crafters. Dies come in all sizes and shapes, which makes it hard to find an ideal method of organization. Plus it’s hard to come by containers that fit large 6×12 inch template dies. Recently, We R Memory Keepers released a DieContinue reading “we r memory keepers thin metal die storage binder”

ribbon storage and organization

I’m constantly re-adjusting my craft space storage and organization as my crafty needs and my stash change. For years I’ve had ribbon stored along with other “soft” embellishments in open color bins, but recently I had a need to change that up a bit. I’m a sucker for easy, inexpensive, and good-looking storage so IContinue reading “ribbon storage and organization”

DIY craft storage labels: free printables

Craft Space Week has been a blast over at the We R Memory Keepers blog. We’ve shared some fun craft room tours, some great storage tips, and a few different ways to organize your craft stash. To finish off the fun, I’m sharing some free printable craft storage labels that you can customize to fitContinue reading “DIY craft storage labels: free printables”

craft room clean out: final reveal!!

Before I reveal the photos of my newly re-organized space, I want to share some tips with you that I’ve picked up over the years about PLACEMENT of supplies in your craft space. This is just an idea, and it doesn’t always work out perfectly since sometimes spaces present limitations, but the basic premise itContinue reading “craft room clean out: final reveal!!”

craft room clean out 2014: part 3

Once I finished purging my shelves and getting rid of unwanted items, I moved on to the SORT and ORGANIZE phase of cleaning out my craft room. This sorting is different than sorting out unwanted items. This sorting is putting items into groups that make sense to you depending on your creative process. The organizeContinue reading “craft room clean out 2014: part 3”

craft room clean out 2014: part 2

So…back in October I posted about my goal to clean out my craft room HERE. I purchased a new shelving unit and had grand plans…but life kind of got in the way and it took longer than I figured it would. That’s okay though, because I’m happy to say that I’ve finally completed most ofContinue reading “craft room clean out 2014: part 2”

craft room clean out 2014: part 1

If you’ve taken my Organizing FUNdamentals workshop at Big Picture Classes then you know my craft room history. I started scrapbooking 17 years ago as a poor married college student on a very tight budget. My wonderful husband was in school getting his PhD for several years after we were married so the first 3/4Continue reading “craft room clean out 2014: part 1”