Here is today's attention grabber. Since I had the stamp out for yesterday's Stamp Review Crew blog hop, I threw together this card. (Products used are listed at the bottom.)
Love, love, LOVE the sparkly wonderfulness of the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper! Photos just don't do it justice. And that glimmer paper wing? That was an "opportunity for embellishment" that turned out looking better than my original design!
On to the craft room organization..... and a reminder. I have included affiliate links to the products that I bought, and recommend, on Amazon. If you click the link and buy something, I get a tiny fraction of a percent of the sale. It helps me support my crafting
hobby! This disclaimer is also at the bottom of every page on my blog.
For ribbon storage, these bins
are so perfect, you'd think they were made specifically for Stampin' Up! ribbon. I mean, seriously, look at how neatly the rolls fit! And the bins stack, too!
This is how I store
the Washi Tape and Baker's Twine. Again, it's such a perfect fit, it's almost like they were designed just for washi and twine! I have two units, stacked.
I keep acrylic blocks, various adhesives, Stampin' Mist, and envelopes in this clear container
. The little wooden box beside it holds the stamp scrubbers, Stampin' Pierce mat, and foam pad for the Big Shot Die Brush. My daddy made that box; it's not available for purchase.
My ink refills (every color!) fit in this bin
in the drawer unit that slides under my desk. I made little chipboard dividers to separate the color families. And, actually, there are two
bins stacked in the drawer - the one underneath has the Memento refill, spares of Basic Black Archival, retired colors, etc. Helpful hint: Punch a 1/4" circle of the coordinating colored cardstock and glue it to the top of the ink refill caps. You can tell at a glance which color you are searching for!
This is what my happy place looks like! Everything I need is within easy reach of my desk, or within a short scoot of my wheeled office chair. I love being able to see everything, but not if it's a jumbled clutter. I have one Big Shot on my desk, set up for dies with the magnetic platform. The other "Mr. Big" is in front of the ink pad storage unit, and is set up for embossing folders.
The ink pads and punches are in Stamp n' Storage units, with stamp cases stored on top. My hubby had to put up an extra shelf for the stamp cases. *grin*
I'm saving the paper storage reveal for another time because it's still a work in progress.